June 17th (Sunday) at 7:30 pm: The Vagabonds in concert.
June 23rd (Saturday) morning : The Piercey/Reynolds Wedding Rehearsal.
June 29th (Friday) at 7:30 pm: Chronos Vocal Ensemble from Edmonton Alberta, under the direction of Jordan Van Biert. Chronos Vocal Ensemble has been awarded the Grand Prize in the National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs! Picture 1 Picture 2
Admission: $15 at the door.
June 30th (Saturday) at 3:00 pm: The Piercey/Reynolds Wedding.
July 5th (Thursday) at 7:00 pm: Ensemble Laude. A vibrant community choir from Vancouver Island of over 50 female vocalists under the direction of Elizabeth MacIsaac. Their concerts offer an eclectic repertoire, mostly unaccompanied, encompassing early music, sacred and secular works, and folk and world music.
July 6th (Friday) at 4:30 pm: The Hillier/Turner Wedding Rehearsal.
July 7th (Saturday): The Hillier/Turner Wedding.
July 9th (Monday): All Male Welsh Choir with 36 Choristers. This promises to be a memorable show! Check out their website at www.welshchoir.ca This renowned Welsh choir will be joined by the vibrant and equally renowned Celeste. Founded in 2014, Celeste is an all female choir consisting of 39 members, directed by Sonya Gosse and accompanied by Deanne Delahunty. From 2015-2018, Celeste received the award for Best Community Choir from the Kiwanis Club of Carbonear Regional Festival. Celeste was also recommended in 2015, 2017, and 2018 for the NL Kiwanis Provincial Music Festival, placing 2nd at the Kiwanis National Festival in 2017. In June 2017, Celeste was invited to perform at the Grand Opening of the Performing Arts Centre in Heart's Content and in May 2018, they performed at the Induction Ceremony of Lieutenant Governor Judy Foote. Most recently, Celeste was invited to perform at the Opening Concert of Podium on the Edge. Upcoming engagements include the annual fundraising concert Les Ms. And Friends Sing For Care. Celeste can be heard regularly in concert on the Avalon and is thrilled and honoured to join the Welsh Choire gentlemen for an exciting concert at St. George's on July 9th!
Admission by donation to St. George's Heritage Church (suggested donation $10.)
July 11th (Wednesday) at 7:00 pm: The Landfall Trust and The Rooms Artist-in-Residence
Thayer Carter will give a presentation about his artwork. Carter is a painter and printmaker from New Mexico, and American artist Rockwell Kent's grandson. All welcome.
Admission by Donation.
August 4th (Saturday): The Dyke/Budden Wedding. (tentative)
August 8th (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm: Evening concert with Dave Panting and Greg Simm.
DAVE PANTING is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and producer who hails from St. John's, NL., Dave has four decades as a fulltime professional musician under his belt. He plays acoustic and electric guitar, members of the mandolin family, banjo and bass as well as Greek bouzouki, durass and baglamas. He is a founding member of the influential Newfoundland folk band Figgy Duff and Atlantic Canada's award winning multi genre group Rawlins Cross. For five years he was a member of the Irish Descendants, Juno award winners and one of Newfoundland's longstanding musical mainstays. Dave has toured all over Canada as well as in the UK, Ireland, USA, Europe and Scandinavia, Mexico and South America. He is a long time AF of M, SOCAN and Music NL member as well as being a winner of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival's lifetime achievement award.
GREG SIMM has been performing music across Canada and beyond for the last forty years. Also a product of the WRHS music program under the direction of Brian Johnston, Greg has recorded, toured and performed with artists as musically diverse as Denny Doherty (Mamas & Papas), Gordon Stobbe (Up Home Tonight). His folk trio Prairie Sea featuring Jim Bell and Kim deLaforest has recently released their second CD "Distance". Greg continues to travel to Nunavut twice a year to teach music to Inuit Youth in remote Arctic communities with Tusaranaarniq Sivumut (www.musicforthefuture.ca). In 2015, he was named a lifetime friend of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.
August 18th (Saturday) at 2:00 pm: The Tuckamore Festival. Young artists in concert.
September 6th (Thursday) at 6:30 pm: The Vokey/Morrissey Wedding Rehearsal.
September 8th (Saturday) at 2:30 pm: The Vokey/Morrissey Wedding.
September 28th (Friday) at 6:00 pm: The Connors/MacPherson Wedding Rehearsal.
September 29th (Saturday) at 2:00 pm: The Connors/MacPherson Wedding.