Valdy

Valdy

Posted by on May 4, 2019 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

Old Chestnuts Song Circle

and

The Registry Theatre

present

 

Valdy

 

Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for well over 40 years. He’s a singer, guitarist, and songwriter, noted for his live performances. He last played Folk Night in April 2012, and at Kitchener’s Bluesfest a couple of years ago. Remembered best for Play Me a Rock and Roll Song and Renaissance, Valdy has sold almost half a million copies of his 19 albums, has two JUNO Awards – Folk Singer of the Year, and Folk Entertainer of the Year. One of Canada’s most influential songwriters, Valdy’s his songs have been recorded by numerous artists, including Quincy Jones, and John Kay of Steppenwolf. A Canadian music icon returns to Folk Night for our annual Merrick Jarrett concert.

 

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Saturday May 4

8 pm

Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 at the door

 

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The Ennis Sisters

The Ennis Sisters

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

Old Chestnuts Song Circle

and

The Registry Theatre

present

 

The Ennis Sisters

Part of the Registry Roots Weekend!

 

 

They captivated us in 2013, when there were only 2. Now they are back with all 3, Teresa, Maureen & Karen. With multiple accolades – a JUNO Award, SOCAN Award, multiple East Coast Music Awards, and Music Newfoundland and Labrador Awards, The Ennis Sisters are world renowned, celebrated songbirds. With their buttery harmonies, and voices as powerful as the Atlantic, it’s in their bones to sing.

 

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Saturday April 6

8 pm

Tickets: $25 in advance, $28 at the door

 

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Stephen Fearing

Stephen Fearing

Posted by on Apr 5, 2019 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

The Registry Theatre

presents

 

Stephen Fearing

Part of the Registry Roots Weekend!

 

Stephen Fearing is a JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter with 10 albums to his credit, recognized for his unique, character vocals, guitar playing, and storytelling. He has toured the world as a solo artist, as a duo with Andy White, and as one third of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings with Colin Linden and Tom Wilson. A long-time Guelph resident now residing in Halifax, Stephen returns to The Registry to launch our 6th Roots Weekend.

 

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Friday April 5

8 pm

Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 at the door

 

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Mark Rust with Dawud Wharnsby

Mark Rust with Dawud Wharnsby

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

Old Chestnuts Song Circle

and

The Registry Theatre

present

 

Mark Rust

with

Dawud Wharnsby

                              

Mark was the youngest member of the travelling Rust Family. An accomplished performer on a variety of instruments including piano, banjo, fiddle, mountain, and hammered dulcimer, Mark’s music and stage presence reflect the harmonies of nature, and the simplicity and beauty of life as he has known it growing up in the Catskill Mountains. A prolific composer, he has been called “one of the Northeast’s great undiscovered songwriters”.

Kitchener singer-songwriter Dawud Wharnsby has released 15 cds and 5 poetry anthologies. He has taken his songs around the world in concerts and live broadcasts. A multi-instrumentalist, children’s author, puppeteer, TV host, music producer, and urban farmer, Dawud seldom finds time to play in his home town, so this is a rare opportunity to hear him!

 

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Saturday March 23

8 pm

Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

 

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The O’Pears

The O’Pears

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

Old Chestnuts Song Circle

and

The Registry Theatre

present

 

The O’Pears

Meg Contini, Jill Harris, Lydia Persaud are three songwriters who weave stories that stir the spirit, and capture the timeless character of folk music. Their soaring harmonies are seamless, evoking the intimacy of Nick Drake, the sister-like blend of The Staves, and the dynamic harmony of Crosby, Stills, and Nash. Each is a distinctly talented musician with a stand-alone voice, style, and stage presence. When they come together it is breathtaking. A striking mix of tight a cappella, rootsy instrumentation, and lush harmonies from Canada’s great new trio.

 

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Saturday January 12

8 pm

Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

 

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BOREAL

BOREAL

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 in Events, Folk Night, Registry Events | 0 comments

Old Chestnuts Song Circle

and

The Registry Theatre

present

 

BOREAL – A Folk Night Special

Celebrate the season with Jude Vadala, Tannis Slimmon and Katherine Wheatley. Their welcome winter songs conjure up vivid sights and sounds that every Canadian would fondly recognize; pine branches bending low, squirrels’ footprints in the snow, winter’s hush, shovelling, the sound of slap shots off the boards. Their rapport, both with each other, and with the audience, is warm, friendly, and genuine. With a multitude of instruments, and the soaring vocals of three of Canada’s finest harmony singers, Boreal is the ideal concert to get you in the mood for the Christmas season.

 

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Sunday December 16

7:30 pm

Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 at the door

 

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