Highly Recommended – Bill Craig, Irish/Traditional, Shepherd’s Crook, Friday, Sept 15 @ 8 pm

You won’t want to miss the music and wit of  Bill Craig.

Bill was born and raised in Ireland, and lived in London in 1973. He moved to Toronto in 1974. He first performed as a vocalist for various Rock ‘n Roll bands in Ireland in 1967.

In 1969, Bill began playing guitar on stage and has stayed with it as his main instrument ever since. Throughout this period, he maintained an interest in the music of his native Ireland, and would occasionally confuse, and usually please, rock audiences with a solo voice guitar rendition. Bill fills The Crook with a wide variety of sounds and a larger than life personality that works well in the room.

Cead Mile Failte…A Hundred Thousand Welcomes…

 

Failte, Celtic, The Shepherd’s Crook, Friday, Sept 29 at 8 pm

failteThe Shepherd’s Crook presents:

Failte originated from a casual collection of musicians in the autumn of 1991 in Waterloo. 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.

Highly Recommended – Fiddler on the Roof, Globe Productions, John Elliott Theatre, Nov 24,25,30 Dec 1,2 at 8pm, Nov 26 Dec 2,3 at 2pm – $27

Set in the village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevya, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colourful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevya tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and growing anti-semitism of czarist Russia. Suitable for all ages.

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Production Team:

Artistic Director: Danny Harvey
Music Director: Jennifer Centrone
Choreographer: JQ Smith
Producer: Laura Hachey
Stage Manager: Melissa Fischer

Performances:
November 24, 25, 30 December 1, 2 at 8 pm
November 26, December 2,3 at 2 pm

John Elliott Theatre | 9 Church Street | Georgetown