COVID-19 Update

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UPDATED: Mon June 22, 2020 We are sad to announce we have decided to postpone our 2020 Season and move it, as much as possible, to 2021. I know things look like they’re opening up, but having an indoor concert will still be a long time in the future. This decision was not taken lightly […]

NEW for 2019

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So we’re changing a couple things for 2019.  This will be our fourth year running and so we’ve learned a few things in the previous years. We will no longer have box office hours in 2019.  There are still several ways you can reach us/buy tickets.  You can phone (519) 377-2358 or go online (to […]

Meet My Father’s Son

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Consisting of Mark Kulmala (from Mountain of Wolves) on guitar and voice and Paul Meadows (from Uisca Beatha, The Beauties) on voice and fiddle, My Father’s Son brings us evocative, paired down songs. They have released their first album, “Heart of Wood” and are currently working on their next album.  The album’s themes of fleeting […]

Meet Rob Szabo

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Rob Szabo has been in the music business with various hats. He has 6 self-produced albums, numerous Juno nominations and a win, Maple Blues Awards, Canadian Folk Music Award for Producer of the Year and the list goes on.  He has been a part of two bands, rock funk, “The Groove Daddys” and alt-rock band, […]

Meet Graham Nicholas

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Graham Nicholas was named one of the “Toronto Musicians to watch for in 2018: Singer-Songwriter Edition” in NOW magazine from Toronto.  And you get to see him open for Lonesome Ace Stringband on Sat Sept 22! He’s just released his latest album, “Dial Tones and Pretty Notes”.  With his irreverant humour this is storytelling through […]

Meet the Durham County Poets

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These are the kind of guys you want to hang out with.  Durham County Poets is made up of Kevin Harvey (lead vocals), David Whyte (electric and acoustic guitar and vocals), Neil Elsmore (acoustic guitar and vocals), Carl Hufh (bass, horn, vocals) and James Preimel (drums, percussion). They tell their story much better than I. […]

Meet Dana Sipos

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Expanding our boundaries of what we think of as folk music, we bring to Desboro, Dana Sipos.  In fact her album, “Roll up the Night Sky” was nominated for a 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards in the “Pushing Boundaries” category.  Her varied life experiences help influence many of these songs.  She has lived in Yellowknife, […]

Meet Pat Maloney

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THREE DAYS TO GO!  Here is our last artist. Pat Maloney is hard to pin down to one genre of music.  He likes to play around.  As he says, “Considering an endless access to a century of popular music, and my love for a wide variety of styles, it would be unfulfilling to pigeon-hole my […]

Meet Piper Hayes

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Only 5 more days until our Sat July 21 concert.  So time to get to know our next artist. If you are looking for someone genuine and willing to share their life stories then Piper Hayes is that person.  She and her partner, Carson Ritcey-Thorpe are the kind of people that share their love of […]