Meet Ken Yates

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A young up-and-coming singer-songwriter, Ken Yates has been on the music scene since 2011.  He has generated quite a following through house concerts and touring extensively throughout Canada and the States.  Through his music, he’s able to create stories that draw you in and keep you entertained.  He has just released his second album, “Huntsville” in […]


Meet Naomi Bristow

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Naomi is a small town girl from a farming background like many of us from Desboro.  Music has been a part of her life since she was young.  At the age of eight, she taught herself to yodel and became a two time winner of Western Music Association’s “Youth Yodeler of the Year”.  Since then […]


Meet Cody Zevenbergen

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With a last name like “Zevenbergen”, it’s easy to stand out and be remembered in this area.  (although getting the name actually “right” doesn’t always happen)  So it’ll be easy for you to remember Cody Zevenbergen.  He’s our third performer at our Friday August 25 concert. Cody has his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz […]


Meet Tragedy Ann

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Tragedy Ann, a duo comprising of Liv Cazzola & Braden Phelan, first met romantically.  They didn’t decide to start performing together until later.  Blending guitar, accordion, ukulele and harmonies, they have created their unique sound of thrift-folk.  What is thrift-folk you ask?  It is an amalgamation of well-worn musical fabrics, drawn from traditional folk and […]


Meet Shawna Caspi

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Shawna Caspi is the veteran in our list of performers.  She has been touring extensively for the last 4 or 5 years so we are lucky to have her make a stop in Desboro.  She even sometimes records her travels in paint!  She likes to take hikes and pictures which she then transforms into paintings […]


Meet Carter & Ben

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We tried to get Ben Turcotte to open one of our shows last year and it just never worked out.  We’re glad that things finally lined up this year and we’re happy to bring this duo to the Desboro Music Hall stage to open for The Redhill Valleys. Carter Rolland and Ben Turcotte met when […]


Meet The Redhill Valleys

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We have actually never met the Redhill Valleys except through their music.  And it is their music which captured our interest.  Each song finds it’s notes from various roots; a bit of country, a bit of folk, some soul and Americana and a touch of rock all meld together with beautiful harmonies to create their […]


Rob Elder is back!

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There’s nothing more to say except our favourite local musician is back!  We’re excited to have Rob Elder back to open a show this year.  Last year you’ll remember he opened up our Season for us.  This year, when we were tossing around names for musicians, we knew that our community liked to support local […]


Meet Sarah MacDougall

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Our June show has a double bill and the second half is the wonderful Sarah MacDougall. Sarah MacDougall is a Swedish born Canadian singer-songwriter, currently living in Whitehorse, Yukon.  She is, as many would say, on the rise. Described by the magazine Rootstime in Belgium as ‘One of the greatest talents of our era”, and […]


Meet Ben Kunder

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So the first time I met Ben Kunder, he was playing “Mayor” in a little musical I was working on called “Seussical”.  Everything about that show was great…from the people to the whole production.  I haven’t seen him since.  But now, fast forward several, several years (marriages and kids) and we have a Music Hall […]