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Zula presents Epps/Charuest & Barwin/Lee, Fri Oct 31

September 20th, 2014
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ellwoodepps_yvescharuest_c680EllwoodEpps_YvesCharuest_GaryBarwin_DavidLee_DaveGouldFriday, October 31, 2014, at 8:30 pm, $10-$15. Something special coming our way, organized by Cem Zafir (part of his Something Else 2014-2015 Creative Music Series): 2×2 –>Epps/Charuest & Barwin/Lee. Montreal improvisers, perpetual explorers and searchers of the sound, trumpeter Ellwood Epps and saxophonist Yves Charuest are joined by two of Hamilton’s literary and musical greats, writer/poet/saxophonist Gary Barwin and writer/double-bassist David Lee for an evening of scary good music and text. Call 905-543-8512 for reservations.
Photo left from the performance, final jam with guest Dave Gould, live video mix by Judith Sandiford

Event, Music

Beg To Differ Trio, Thurs Oct 30

September 19th, 2014
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Thursday October 30, 2014 at 8 pm, pwyc. Tim Ninehouse_ccAn Artword favourite, the lively high-energy Beg To Differ Trio playing blues / jazz / funk — Tim Ninehouse on keyboards, vocals; Doug Sikma on guitar; Steve Foster on drums. Unique renditions of blues, jazz and funk songs, drawing from a large musical repertoire from early blues roots to jazzified contemporary songs.

Event, Music

Film screening: “Cowspiracy” plus discussion, Wed, Oct 29 at 7 pm

September 19th, 2014
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CowspiracyWednesday, October 29,  2014, at 7:00 pm. Green Cottage Industries presents a screening of the film Cowspiracy followed by a discussion facilitated by Michael Nabert and Peter Ormond. Cowspiracy describes some of the world’s challenges and how they relate to animal agriculture. Yet our meat-eating habits are rarely mentioned as an obstacle to a more sustainable planet. The film Cowspiracy turns this silence on it’s head. Veganism and healthy dietary choices are a major part of the solution to a greener planet. Screening at 7:00 pm, discussion following the film 8:30 pm.

Event, Film, Special event

Legendary rocker Bob Bryden revisits ‘Yorkville Days’, Sat Oct 25

September 18th, 2014
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BobBryden_2014-8-yorkvilledays_680Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 pm, $10. Revisiting ‘Yorkville Days’ with Bob Bryden (formerly of Christmas and Reign Ghost), with The Suicidal Folk-Singers. Psychedelic lighting by Dan Zen. Ric Taylor wrote about Bryden’s launch of Yorkville Days last April at This Ain’t Hollywood: “His underground cult status alone makes him a Canadian music legend but Bob Bryden remains a current, topical, vibrant and important singer/songwriter today with a youthful idealism the world certainly could use.”

Event, Music

CONCERT: Richard Laviolette & Baby Eagle, Fri Oct 24

September 17th, 2014
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Richard_Lavioletteposter_680  richardlavioletteFriday, October 24 at 8 pm, cover $10 suggested. Special fundraising concert by singer-songwriters Richard Laviolette and Baby Eagle, both members of the You’ve Changed Records group of artists.
RICHARD LAVIOLETTE: Richard Laviolette writes compassionate songs of romance, protest and political struggle. Songs full of life and mortality, sung in a clear brave voice. This show is also a fundraiser for Laviolette’s upcoming country record “A Day’s Worth of Dirt“. baby-eagleHe is excited to share some new material from that record. We encourage you to attend these shows and give extra funds if you are able.
BABY EAGLE: Steve Lambke writes songs as a staging ground for collaboration with other musicians. They are punk rock songs that don’t often sound like punk rock songs. A communion in an alienating world.
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Jazz with Matthew Pullicino Tercet, Thurs Oct 23

September 16th, 2014
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MatthewPullicino_cThursday October 23, at 8 pm, $5/pwyc. Jazz with The Matthew Pullicino Tercet, a trio of past and present Mohawk Jazz/Contemporary music students from the Hamilton area. The Tercet likes taking standards and adding a modern twist. Matthew Pullicino is an up and coming second year drummer with a solid drive to learn and play in the Hamilton music scene. Studying under the wings of Kevin Dempsey, and Ted Warren, he has developed a bright, dynamic sound. Emmott McFadden is currently studying with guitar gurus Bob Shields, and Mark Ucci. Inspired by Canadian Jazz guitar icons Lenny Breau, Sonny Greenwich, and Ed Bickert, playing single note lines whilst accompanying himself with harmony. Jonas Pearson-Paavola on bass is a Mohawk music alumni emerging in the Hamilton music scene. Playing in a variety of styles such as Fusion, Rock, Hip-Hop and more, Jonas studied under Will Jarvis, Kevin Dempsey, and Pat Collins to name a few.

Event, Music