The Calgary-born pianist, who recently accompanied the NAC Orchestra on their Crossings tour earlier this year, is joined by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a performance of pieces by both Jessie Montgomery and Felix Mendelssohn.
Buena Vista Social Club is more than just an album and an ensemble of musicians: it is a historical account of Cuba, and indeed of the Americas. Their fame and life dedicated to music deserves all the praise they get, and this tribute at the NAC will certainly go a long way in keeping their stories alive.
Harpist Sarah Pagé (formerly of The Barr Brothers) will present her debut solo record in a concert at Cinqhole this Sunday, October 6th.
Apt613 readers should be familiar with Burnstown’s Neat Coffee Shop by now, and if you’ve taken our advice and seen a show there, you know the intimate stage is tailor-made for acoustic shows.
The Afro-Métis Nation consists of folks of African descent whose ancestors include Indigenous and/or Métis people (and sometimes Europeans as well). It’s also the name of a musical group whose first album, Constitution, celebrates the Afro-Métis Nation of Nova Scotia.
National Arts Centre Orchestra celebrates 50 years of music with concerts, free activities and a gala—09.30.19 to 10.05.19
To celebrate 50 years of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, there is a host of both concert events and free activities set to take place between September 30th and October 5th.
The MacKay United Church Concert Series returned for their 2019-2020 season with pianist Luke Welch.
CityFolk may have come and gone this month, but there’s still great folk music coming to town this month, capped off with Cape Breton’s Jimmy Rankin gracing the stage at the Algonquin Commons Theatre this Friday night, September 27th.
Celebrating 40 years, Canadian Spaces on CKCU-FM is now the country’s longest-running folk music radio show
In 1980, it’s founder was told there was not enough Canadian folk music for a show, and that the show would probably end within a few months. Celebrating 40 years, Canadian Spaces on CKCU-FM is now in fact the longest-running folk music show on the radio.
It was the first show Apartment613 got to shoot inside the newly-renovated Bronson Centre Music Theatre.
We went to see Lucy Dacus, Dawes, and The White Buffalo on closing day of CityFolk 2019.
Day at CityFolk 2019
Shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, Hull’s FET.NAT performs in the gala tonight 09.16.19—Free live stream via CBC Music
Their 2019 album Le Mal is nominated for the annual Canadian music prize. Watch tonight as FET.NAT performs in the Gala lineup. A live stream starts at 8:45pm on CBC Music.
We connected with guitarist Steve Mazur on how things have been going with the band of late.
Just as the festival was hitting its stride, it’s already coming to an end, as the traditionally 5-day festival was shortened by a day for 2019.