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Fiddle Series: Vishtèn (Montreal)

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 8:00 pm

VishtenA trio of folk musicians, Vishtèn has roots in both the Magdalen Islands and Prince Edward Island. Fusing Acadian and Celtic genres with rock and indie-folk influences, Pascal Miousse and twin sisters Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc are powerful Francophone singers and fiery multi-instrumentalists.
$20/25 Sponsored by Business Furnishings

Blues Series: Jim Byrnes/Big Dave McLean/Steve Dawson (Vancouver/Winnipeg/Nashville)

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 8:00 pm

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The Black Hen Traveling Roadshow Review features three of Canada’s leading roots musicians, brought together for an amazing night of soulful blues belting, first rate guitar picking, and tales tall and true. The Roadshow stars Canada’s 2013 Blues Vocalist of the Year Jim Byrnes, Winnipeg’s consummate blues road warrior Big Dave McLean, and Black Hen Records label head and virtuoso string player Steve Dawson.

$30/40     Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Jazz Singers Series: Elizabeth Shepherd Quintet (Toronto)

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 pm

Elizabeth ShepherdThe only jazz artist to be nominated for the pretigious Polaris Prize, Elizabeth Shepherd is an innovator and one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the comtemporary music scence. With three JUNO nominations and praise for being “a jazz virtuoso with a pop sensibility”, Elizabeth has caught the ear of critics and fans across North America and Europe.    The quintet features legendary Canadian trumpet player Kevin Turcotte.

$25/35     Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.