Shows to watch for:

Shows to Watch for:
(please e-mail your music event details to bill.henry@sunmedia.ca)
Shows to Watch for …
JUNE 2012
• 02 – Beckon. Second Avenue House Concerts.
• 02 – Brock Zeman with guest Blair Hogan. Irish Muntain House Concerts. Meaford.
• 02 – Comedy and music from Parsons and Morel (The Funny Ones), Drew McIvor, Little Bigheads. Raise The Roof Benefit Concert for fire victims Wayne Robinson and Esther Gieringer. 7:30 p.m. Walter’s Fall Community Hall.
• 02 – Beckon. CD release. Second Avenue House Concerts. 8 p.m.
• 03 – Saugeen Bach Choir, directed by Rebecca Eaton, with guest artists Elaine Pearce, soprano, John De Jager, tenor, Elaine Mitchell, oboe, Christine Camidge, piano, Rob Tite, Clarinet. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Southampton. 3 p.m.
• 06 – The Factory Arts String Quartet, with guest Heather Taves. Georgian Shores United Church. 7:30 p.m.
• 07 – Jim Patterson and the True Country Band. Meaford Hall.
• 08/09 – Rumble Bees. Bridges Tavern, Thornbury.
• 09 – Shoreline Chorus features The Gospel Truth, directed by Ann-Marie MacDairmid. Georgian Shores United Church. Two shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
• 09 – Celtic guitarist Tony McManus. Gord’s Room at The Dam Pub. Thornbury.
• 09 – Scatter the Cats, with dance callers Kris Rosar and Lyn Allan. Fiddlefern Country Dancers contradance. St. George’s Anglican Church hall. 8 p.m.
• 09 – Blues harmonica expert Rod Ramsay with Brian O’Rourke and guest Harry Posner, open mic. SOUNDS At The Market event. 7 p.m. Owen Sound Farmers’ Market Building.
• 10 – Amazing Voices concert, featuring the MacKenzie Blues Band with special guests Brontae Hunter, Hans Langedyk, Merival (Anna Horvath) and Jamie Smith. 7 p.m. Owen Sound Legion Audirorium. Fundraising event for the Owen Sound Harbour Nights waterfront Sunday evening concert series.
• 10 – Scatter the Cats, concert and contradancing. 7 p.m. Downtown Durham, gazebo behind Chickory Common. Part of a series of Sunday concerts in advance of Durham Homecoming.
• 10 – Singer Maureen Patterson, country, western, gospel and modern music and humour. Trinity Anglican Church, Wiarton. 2 p.m.
• 13 – Open traditional music session. 8 p.m. Upstairs in Gord’s Room, The Dam Pub Thornbury.
• 13 – Lighthouse. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 16 – David Newland. Massie Hall 2012 concert series. 8 p.m.
• 16 – Irish Tradition music with flute player Nuala Kennedy’s trio. Gord’s Room at The Dam Pub. Thornbury.
• 16 – Singer and songwriter Sarah MacDougall at Grey Bruce Pride event. 4 p.m., Harrison Park picnic shelter.
• 16 – The Drift, Jeremy Cooper and Friends, Rob McLean’s Burlesco Band (featuring Pete Devlin). SOUNDS at The Market. 7 p.m. Owen Sound Farmer’s Market Building.
• 17 – John and Linsey Beckett, Martin and Jeremy Cooper, Ken and Levi Dow, Larry and Kate Dickinson, Kevin and Katie Dandeno with DOT, featuring Tracy Olsen and Roger Tippin). Father’s Day concert with musical dads and their grown-up kids as part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 21/22/23 – Willy Wonka. Musical presented at The Roxy Theate by Owen Sound Youth Theatre Coalition. 7 p.m. all three days, with 2 p.m. matiness Saturday.
• 21 – Suzie Vinnick. 2012 blues series at Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 24 – Blues rocker Erin McCallum and her band, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 27 – Open traditional music session. 8 p.m. Upstairs in Gord’s Room, The Dam Pub Thornbury.
• 29/30 – June 29 & 30. Shane Cloutier Band. Bridges Tavern, Thornbury.
• 30 – Monica Whicher, Patricia O’Callaghan, Andrew Downing and Robert Kortgaard, with duets and solos of art song, cabaret, opera, jazz, pop to folk songs. First concert of Leith Summer Festival. Leith Church. 7:30 p.m.

JULY 2012
• 05 – Old Man Luedecke. First of three East Coast Music Festival concerts. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 06 – Barra MacNels – Second of three East Coast Music Festival concerts. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 06/07 – White Noise Machine. Bridges Tavern, Thornbury.
• 07 – Jenn Grant, PEI songwriter. Third of three East Coast Music Festival concerts. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 08 – Jazz with the Jamie Ruben trio, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 11 – Open traditional music session. 8 p.m. Upstairs in Gord’s Room, The Dam Pub. Thornbury.
• 13/14 – Mackenzie Blues Band, Jimmy Bowskill, Dave Rotundo, Mississippi Heat, Kelly Ricke all Frida, and Conor Gains Band, Kim Pollard Band, Brandon Santini, The Thunderkings, Victor Wainwright and the Wildroots, Eddie Turner, all Saturday. Lighthouse Blues Festival, Kincardine.
• 13/14– Frank Deresti & The Lake Effect. Bridges Tavern, Thornbury.
• 21 – The Sadies, with Harlan Pepper. Outdoors at Bridges Tavern, Thornbury. 8 p.m.
• 14 – L’Accordéoniste, featuring Mary-Lou Vetere, accordion, Kimberly Barber, mezzo-soprano, Peter Tiefenbach, piano and Carol Bauman, percussion. Leith Summer Festival. Leith Church. 7:30 p.m.
• 14 – Music and other events at the Harrison Park Old-time Picnic, to celebrate the park’s 100 years.
• 15 – Blues rockers Wakin’ Up Johnny, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 21 – The O’Schraves family, with Pat O’Gorman, Highland and Irish pipes, whistles and flute, Julie Schryer, piano and their children Zach, guitar and cello, Benoit, fiddle, and Áine, fiddle and dance. Annual Leith Ceilidh. Outdoors at Leith Church. 7 p.m.
• 22 – Larry Jensen and Rob McLean, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 25 – Open traditional music session. 8 p.m. Upstairs in Gord’s Room, The Dam Pub. Thornbury.
• 28 – MacKenzie Blue Band CD release. The Dam Pub patio. Thornbury.
• 28 – World of Wonders, folk and chamber music with five-string banjo player Jamie Stone and Kevin Turcotte, trumpet,
Andrew Downing, cello, Joe Phillips, bass, Nick Fraser, percussion and Ed Hanley, tabla. Leith Summer Festival. Leith Church. 7:30 p.m.
• 29 – Singer and songwriter Coco Love Alcorn, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.

AUGUST 2012
• 01 – Guitarist Paul Danard with former students Carey Worrod, Gavin Gardiner, Cory Mayne and Archy Hachy. Rock, blues and jazz part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 3, 4 and 5 – Delicate Steve, MV & EE, Absolutely Free, Lido Pimienta, U.S. Girls, Alexander Hacke and Danielle de Picciotto, more. 7th annual Electric Eclectics Festival, Scotch Mountain south of Meaford.
• 05 – Beggars Road, original Celtic-influenced, Georgan Bay folk music, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 09 – Carlos Del Junco and Steve Strongman, 2012 blues series at Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 10/11 – Dustin Jones & The Rising Tide. Bridges Tavern. Thornbury.
• 11 – Pianist Roberto Prosseda plays Chopin’s Nocturnes. Leith Summer Festival. Leith Church.
• 12 – Summerfolk preview, part of the 11th annual Harbour Nights Concert Series. Behind the city tourism office. 7 p.m.
• 17/18 – Case, Deresti & Sheldon. Bridges Tavern. Thornbury.
• 18 – Otherfolk music festival. Downtown Owen Sound. Roxy concert includes Elliot Brood, Bruce Peninsula and First Rate People, more venues.
• 17, 18 and 19 – 38th annual Summerfolk festival of folk and roots music and crafts. Kelso Beach, Owen Sound.
• 23 – Ragleela Sitar Trio. Collingwood Music Festival concert at The Roxy Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
• 24 – Elmer Iseler Singers. Collingwood Music Festival concert at The Roxy Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
• 24/25 – Music in the Fields. Lucknow country music festival.
• 25 – Ritchie-Parish-Ritchie. Massie Hall 2012 concert series. 8 p.m.
• 25 – The Steinacher Stars. Previous recipients of the Donna Steinacher bursary award, for developing regional musicians, featuring Renee Kruisselbrink, pianist (2010), Sebastian Ostertag, cellist (2009), Emily Aquin, violinist (2007) and Kati Gleiser, pianist (2005). Leith Summer Festival. Leith Church. 7:30 p.m.
• 30 – Leisa Way’s Rhinestone Cowgirl Tribute to Dolly Parton. Part of the Hats Off Country Tribute Series. Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 2012
• 7/8 – Harlan Pepper. Bridges Tavern. Thornbury.
• 7, 8 and 9 – Canadian Big Band, Lenny Solomon Trio, Men in Black, The Lulu’s Band, Friday night jazz and more. 18th annual Canadian Big Band Celebration. Port Elgin/Southampton venues.
• 14/15 – Shane Cloutier. Bridges Tavern. Thornbury.
• 16 – Canadian Bandurist Capella Ukrainian-Canadian instrumental ensemble and 40-voice choir. Meaford Hall. 2 p.m.
• 21 – Great Lake Swimmers. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 22 – 1969 Revisited, with DJ Bob Wallace as DJ RJ Mackay and an all-star, seven-piece band including Trevor MacKenzie, Kevin Dandeno and friends. The Roxy Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
• 22 – Mark Reeves. Massie Hall 2012 concert series. 8 p.m.
• 27 – Honky Tonk Girl, Amberley Beatty’s tribute to Loretta Lynn. Hats Off Country series. Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.
• 30 – Pratie Oaten Irish cultural celebration. Grey Roots Museum and Archives. noon to 5 p.m.

OCTOBER 2012
• 12 – Mamma Mia star Louise Pitre with Joe Matheson and pianist Diane Leah. Roxy Theatre. 8 p.m.
• 14 – Matt Anderson. 2012 blues series at Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 18 – Leisa Way’s and Aaron Solomon’s Country Jukebox
tribute to the greatest duets in country music. Part of the Hats Off country tribute series. The Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.
• 21 – Gospel singer Dave Randall, of Clarksburg. Meaford Christ Church Anglican 150th Anniversary concert series. 7 p.m.
• 27 – Moonshiner’s Daughter. Massie Hall 2012 concert series. 8 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2012
• 13 – Michelle Wright. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.
• 16 – Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster. 8 p.m.
• 25 – Shoreline Chorus, with Christmas music. Led by Anne-Marie MacDairmid. Meaford Christ Church Anglican 150th Anniversary concert series. 7 p.m.
bhenry@thesuntimes.ca

DECEMBER 2012
• 20 – A Jimmy Rankin Christmas. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.

JANUARY 2013
• 20 – Multi-awarded blues singer Rita Chiarelli, with special guests Tara and Trevor MacKenzie. The Roxy Theatre. 8 p.m.

FEBRUARY 2013
• 14 – Sarah Slean, pop/jazz/singer/songwriter. Meaford Hall. 8 p.m.

MAY 2013
• 12 – Leisa Way’s You Give me Fever tribute to Peggy Lee. The Roxy Theatre 7 p.m.
bill/henry@sunmedia.ca

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3 responses to “Shows to watch for:

  1. SOUNDS, spoken word, music and open mic. is on Saturday May 15 not 14 as listed.

  2. byronstevenson

    Wow, what a line-up at the Roxy!! Old Man Luedecke and Amelia Curran are two of the East Coast’s very best!

  3. chucky

    Local Rock Band Excellerater Play the Casbah in Collingwood Thursday Jan 26th, and up and comming trio with catchy lyrics and strong toe tapping beats. Check these guys out …now!! excellerater.com

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