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Almonte & Mississippi Mills weekend guide: September 23 – 25

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 03:09 PM
posted by Tara McNeil

Almonte & Mississippi Mills Weekend Guide: September 23 – 25

Check out the weekend guide below to find out what is going on in your community.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Kitchen Party w/Peggy Williams at Valley Food & Drink Co.

8:00pm – 11:00pm
Live music. Fundraiser for local food bank.
Valley Food & Drink Co.
729 Mill St., Calabogie
613-752-2676

Almonte Farmers’ Market

Mississippi Mills Public Library grounds, Almonte
www.almontefarmersmarket.ca

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

JazzNhouse: Anne Lewis Quartet

8:00pm
Buy tickets online. An email with address details will be sent to you.
Ottawa’s Anne Lewis is set to bring her passion, poise and powerful interpretations of jazz classics and original songs to the JazzNhouse concert series.
A versatile singer with a warm, deliberate intonation, Anne wraps her voice around every note and brings to the listener a rich, meaningful delivery of the songs she sings. Anne has performed at the TD Ottawa and Montreal Jazz Festivals; headlined at concerts at the National Arts Centre (NAC), Centrepointe and Great Canadian Theatres in Ottawa. She performs regularly at jazz venues and private functions throughout the Ottawa region.
The Anne Lewis Quartet has carefully selected songs that will inspire love, laughter and reflections of life. From sassy up-tempo swing, to sultry blues, to smooth and mellow, the evening will feature original songs and renditions of jazz standards made famous by the vocal jazz masters of years gone by.
Anne Lewis (vocals)
Jean-Pierre (JP) Allain (piano)
John Geggie (acoustic bass)
René Lavoie (saxophone & flute)
Cost $25
Pakenham, ON
arnie@jazzN.ca
Visit jazzn.ca/index.html for location and more information.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Trad Song Session at The Barley Mow

2:00pm – 4:00pm
The session follows the tradition of people gathering in a local pub to sing and play for their own pleasure. We emphasize simple traditional songs with choruses so that others can join in – work songs, sea shanties, old gospel tunes and the like – most often unaccompanied . The stronger singers lead and sing the verses and everyone joins in on the choruses.
To lead a song, you should pretty much know it by heart and the first couple of rounds are reserved for those who have prepared a chorus song. In later rounds, if there is time, we will hear the occasional ballad or other solo piece. Most of the songs come from the British Isles and North America but we welcome songs from other traditions as well contemporary classics that follow the traditional idiom.
For more information about the Trad Song session, including a brief discussion of what makes a song “traditional”, see shantyman.ca/TradSing or call David 613-355-5552.
The Barley Mow
79 Little Bridge Street, Almonte
dave@barleymow.com
613-256-5669
barleymow.com/









Posts Tagged ‘The Barley Mow’

Almonte & Mississippi Mills weekend guide: September 23 – 25

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 03:09 PM
posted by Tara McNeil

Almonte & Mississippi Mills Weekend Guide: September 23 – 25

Check out the weekend guide below to find out what is going on in your community.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Kitchen Party w/Peggy Williams at Valley Food & Drink Co.

8:00pm – 11:00pm
Live music. Fundraiser for local food bank.
Valley Food & Drink Co.
729 Mill St., Calabogie
613-752-2676

Almonte Farmers’ Market

Mississippi Mills Public Library grounds, Almonte
www.almontefarmersmarket.ca

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

JazzNhouse: Anne Lewis Quartet

8:00pm
Buy tickets online. An email with address details will be sent to you.
Ottawa’s Anne Lewis is set to bring her passion, poise and powerful interpretations of jazz classics and original songs to the JazzNhouse concert series.
A versatile singer with a warm, deliberate intonation, Anne wraps her voice around every note and brings to the listener a rich, meaningful delivery of the songs she sings. Anne has performed at the TD Ottawa and Montreal Jazz Festivals; headlined at concerts at the National Arts Centre (NAC), Centrepointe and Great Canadian Theatres in Ottawa. She performs regularly at jazz venues and private functions throughout the Ottawa region.
The Anne Lewis Quartet has carefully selected songs that will inspire love, laughter and reflections of life. From sassy up-tempo swing, to sultry blues, to smooth and mellow, the evening will feature original songs and renditions of jazz standards made famous by the vocal jazz masters of years gone by.
Anne Lewis (vocals)
Jean-Pierre (JP) Allain (piano)
John Geggie (acoustic bass)
René Lavoie (saxophone & flute)
Cost $25
Pakenham, ON
arnie@jazzN.ca
Visit jazzn.ca/index.html for location and more information.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Trad Song Session at The Barley Mow

2:00pm – 4:00pm
The session follows the tradition of people gathering in a local pub to sing and play for their own pleasure. We emphasize simple traditional songs with choruses so that others can join in – work songs, sea shanties, old gospel tunes and the like – most often unaccompanied . The stronger singers lead and sing the verses and everyone joins in on the choruses.
To lead a song, you should pretty much know it by heart and the first couple of rounds are reserved for those who have prepared a chorus song. In later rounds, if there is time, we will hear the occasional ballad or other solo piece. Most of the songs come from the British Isles and North America but we welcome songs from other traditions as well contemporary classics that follow the traditional idiom.
For more information about the Trad Song session, including a brief discussion of what makes a song “traditional”, see shantyman.ca/TradSing or call David 613-355-5552.
The Barley Mow
79 Little Bridge Street, Almonte
dave@barleymow.com
613-256-5669
barleymow.com/

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