The Mandevilles Live on OrchardTV – Streaming Webcast from Halton Hills! – Wednesday, October 1 at 8 pm


Everybody has seen the signs south of Georgetown for apple picking orchards owned by the Ferri families.

Well one of the Ferri clan, Dave, built a recording studio in 1980, used by the likes of Stompin’ Tom, Jane Siberry and Moist.

His son Adam is now at the helm, and the studio now serves double time and then some,orchard providing webcasting/live streaming, video services, website design and web hosting.

On Wednesday, October 1 at 8 pm the tradition continues with OrchardTV presenting The Mandevilles. To watch live, click here.

 

Gayle Ackroyd, Folk, Music at One Concert Series, The Helson Gallery, Tuesday, September 30 at 1 pm

Each month, The Helson Gallery is pleased to present local performing artists in the gallery for afternoon concerts.

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Join Brampton Folk Club member Gayle Ackroyd on Tuesday at 1pm. The concerts are free to attend, and donations are welcome.

Gayle Ackroyd brings unique energy to her bluesy style of music. Her sound is gutsy, eclectic and versatile and Gayle has a charming and captivating live presence.

Rallying The Troops, Short Concerts featuring the songs of WW One, The Old Armoury at Georgetown Fairgrounds, Saturday, September 27 at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm

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Globe Productions is marking the 100th anniversary of WW One, when The Old Armoury played a significant role in assembling local soldiers to defend King and Country. Globe took possession of The Old Armoury, located just inside the Georgetown Fairgrounds in 2010, saving it from demolition.

On Sept 27 and 28, Globe will unveil a plaque dedicated to local soldiers in WW One and display historic artifacts from 1914-1918. On Saturday at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm, Globe members will present two short concerts featuring the songs of WW1. An authentic WW1 pattern military field kitchen will show us how soldiers were fed in the field. An “18 Pounder” gun will be displayed and fired several times over the weekend. Collector’s Source, will display uniforms, firearms (including the Canadian Ross Rifle), photos and medals. The event is from 10 am – 5pm both days and admission is free.

Twende Afrika Rebelljo, One Love (Tribute to Bob Marley and Fleetwood Mac), John Elliott Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 pm

One Love Show to Aid African Sober House

Rebelljo-bandProceeds from the show will go towards the Tanga Sober House in Tanzania, Africa.

In December, Joseph Rebello and Linda Haffey will embark on a mission to Africa spreading the word about addiction awareness and harm reduction.
Tanzania was chosen as the country of choice as Rebello was born, raised and started his music career there, and feels the need to help after encountering and conquering his own experiences. “The necessary help in knowledge, materials and other necessities which will be requested and assessed from the home, is very much appreciated through your attendance at the show”, said Rebello.

“I am  very excited about reuniting and performing with my fellow musicians back home, together with Canadian musicians who will help and join me on my quest to support addiction awareness,”.

For tickets go here.

The Beat Heathens, Classic Rock, The St. George, Saturday, September 27 at 9:30 pm

Saturday, September 27 sees The St. George with The Beat Heathens, a band that has been playing together for nearly 15 years,  the brainchild of former MuchMusic VJ Dan Gallagher and former Coney Hatch bass player Andy Curran. Among the original members of the band was guitarist Mike Montgomery.

Although Dan has passed away, Mike continues the band to this day.  The result is a talented group that plays a wide variety of music that continues to win audiences over every night.

Veteran musicians capable of playing a huge variety of music from the sixties to the nineties and beyond.

Failte, Celtic, The Shepherd’s Crook, Friday, September 26 at 8 pm

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Friday, September 26 at 8 pm, The Shepherd’s Crook presents:

Failte originated from a casual collection of musicians in the Autumn of 1991 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Failte (pronounced “fall-cha”) means welcome in Irish. Currently, the group consists of original member, Stephen Todd (vocals, bodhran, and tin whistle) as well as Jessica Weiler (fiddle, vocals), and Brian Crozier (guitar, vocals). The band plays traditional Celtic music with a Canadian attitude. Set lists include slow airs, ballads, jigs and reels from Ireland, Scotland and Canada