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Port Hope Jazz presents Bernie Senensky at Trattoria Gusto. Senensky describes himself as "essentially a bebop player, and beyond". His heroes are anyone from Bud Powell to McCoy Tyner to Keith Jarrett and Herbie Hancock. Senensky was influenced on organ by Larry Goldings, Mike LeDonne, and Larry Young. Call for a reservation ("jazz table").
The Hannaford Street Silver Band is the only fully professional ensemble of its kind in Canada and has been reinvigorating the brass band tradition to critical and popular acclaim. The Band will perform at Macaulay Heritage Park. Before the concert begins, be sure to visit historic Macaulay House. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Part of the Toronto jazz scene since 2008, Prairie-born, Ontario-based jazz singer Whitney Ross-Barris has quickly built a respected name for herself among players and listeners alike. As a solo jazz artist, Whitney has appeared frequently in the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, has been featured recurrently in JAZZ.FM91’s One Stop Vocal Jazz Safari, and performs regularly in clubs, restaurants and concert halls across South Western Ontario.
Leisa Way's critically acclaimed concert Early Morning Rain celebrates the remarkable life and career of legendary Canadian, Gordon Lightfoot. An all-star Canadian cast of award-winning musicians, under the direction of Bruce Ley (Composer of Academy Award nominated film 'The Painted Door'), capture the magic of Lightfoot's live performances in this two-hour celebration of this iconic Canadian songwriter and singer.
Madoc Lion's Club Charity Barbeques are a thing of legend! Come for supper at 5:30, and stay for the music at 7. Follow the Madoc Quartet musicians inside as they tune up, revelling in the acoustical gem that is Hazzards Corners Church. Then sit back and discover Beethoven's String Quartet # 2 in G major Op 18 as Chamber Music was meant to be heard.
We open our 20th season of chamber music in Prince Edward County with a concert looking toward the future! The Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival kicks off with a premiere of composer-in-residence Marjan Mozetich’s new piece written for the New Orford String Quartet. Joining the Quartet is PECCMF founder and pianist Stephane Lemelin. An opening night reception follows the concert to celebrate our 20 years!
The first Downtown Belleville Blues Festival will consist of a day of live music and blues-themed activities and workshops. Admission to the festival is free, but the festival will be collecting donations for Gleaners Food Bank to help them support community members amid rising food insecurity.