As Halloween has passed us by and the holiday season approaches, there are a number of shows coming up featuring favourites from Folk Festival’s past. Check out these shows and maybe buy a CD or two – music makes a perfect Christmas gift!
The Once at The Artery
A big hit at the 2011 festival, Newfoundland’s The Once will be crossing the country for a series of intimate POP UP shows. These surprise concerts are in celebration of the new release “Row Upon Row of the People They Know” – special shows indeed! Smaller, intimate settings will highlight these amazing voices.
Tickets still available at the Artery: http://theartery.ca/
November 18 and 19th
Chris Trapper charmed festival audiences in 2010 with his delightful songwriting and is travelling through to celebrate his new CD: The Few and the Far Between.
The Blue Chair
Jill Barber at the Myer Horowitz
Celebrating the release of her fourth album, Mischievous Moon. Jill Barber charms her audiences while weaving a romantic spell. Indeed, romance plays a huge role in both her life and her art. “Chances represented the courtship phase of my career”, she muses. “With Mischievous Moon, we’re getting intimate. The romance is alive and well, but there’s something deeper to be uncovered.”
Popular Edmonton traditions….
The Carol Project
Featuring Bill Bourne, Maria Dunn, Dale Ladouceur, Terry Morrison and many more, this musical retelling of the Christmas Carol story has become an Alberta holiday tradition. Don’t miss it!
Candlelight Christmas at the John Walter Museum.
This wonderful evening offers Christmas enchantment with Celtic music and live performances by the award-winning McDade Family in a historical setting. Experience 2 45 minute musical performances in a pioneer home. During intermission, enjoy hot apple cider or hot chocolate and try some fresh home baking.
A mug of apple cider, creaking boardwalks and lights reflecting off the snow create a magical atmosphere for the evening!
John Walter Museum is located at the bottom of Walterdale Hill and Queen Elizabeth Park Roads, on the north side of the Kinsmen Sports Centre parking lot.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call 311 (outside of Edmonton 780 442-5311)