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Music Thursdays at the Black Irish Pub

The first series is complete. It was a lot of fun and it was great to meet and hear our local artists at their best.

 

We're working on more great programming. Coming soon.

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017

 

Blues Night With Al Wood

 

Photo by Brian Coté

 

Al Wood is a true bluesman, touching on various blues styles and sounds. A veteran on stage, his wailing guitar riffs and unhinged harmonica solos will blow your blues away.

6 pm - Blues open stage

8 pm - Al Wood with Mike Turenne and Bruce Saunders

 

Check out these videos of Al Wood.

Westfest: https://youtu.be/uyv4YdM4nrM

Interview: https://youtu.be/s1uyqWqlIhA

 

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March 23

Song-Writer's Circle Hosted by Jack Pine

 

Jack Pine is a folker, a rocker, a foot stomper, a string band, an "indie," and a transgressive traditionalist. Come and discover how much fun that can be!

6 pm - Open stage - Bring an original song
8 pm - Jack Pine with Dave Morrow, Kristine St-Pierre and Sean Tansey

 

Every Thursday night from February 9 to March 30, Ottawa Community Music Venue (Folkrum) presents MUSIC THURSDAYS at the Black Irish Pub in Vanier.

 

From jazz, blues and classical, to youth choirs, song writing, and “meet the artist,” MUSIC THURSDAYS feature a mix of local artists, musical genres and themes, and social activities that reflect OCMV’s (Folkrum) ongoing commitment to supporting local artists and music in the Ottawa region.

 

Black Irish Pub - 15 Selkirk St, Vanier (Eastview Plaza, next to the Beer Store)

Thursdays from 6 to 9:30 pm, February 9 to March 30

Free admission for the open stage and reception. Suggested donation for the concert is $10. All proceeds go to support the artists and OCMV (Folkrum)

 

Admission is free for the opening events. Suggested donation for the concert is $10.
All proceeds go to support the artists and the Ottawa Community Music Venue initiative.

 

Full Schedule

February 9 - Reception and concert
6 pm - Reception and open stage (Refreshments served. Cash bar.)
8 pm - Malak

 

February 16 - Student Night with Kurtis Adamus
The music students of Carleton U and friends perform

6 pm - Open stage

8 pm - Featuring keyboardist Kurtis Adamus and Jona Thomas

 

February 23 - 60's Nostalgia Night with Carol Goodman
Time-warp alert! Dust off those bell bottoms and let your hair down with Carol Goodman (Eniid) as she sings the songs of Joni Mitchell! Music trivia, open stage, and door prizes!

6 pm - Open stage - Cover a 60's song
RSVP to Folkrum@bell.net to let us know if you would like to perform a song.
8 pm - Carol Goodman (Eniid)
Her debut album is a Celebration of Joni Mitchell.

 

March 2 - A Night of Funny Songs with Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson leapt out of the womb with a ukulele in her hand. Painful for her mother, but entertaining for the medical staff. She's toured in the US and Canada for 30 years and released 10 albums. "A barrel of laughs and a whole bunch of talent.”–Amanda Putz, CBC Radio.

6 pm - Open stage. Bring a funny song.
8 pm - Jamie Anderson with Sally Robinson and Bruce Wozny

 

March 9 - Rock Night  with The RockPhiles
Feel-good music for all ages! Enjoy a rare unplugged performance by The RockPhiles, with Jonathan Lareau, Rick Prest, Dan Mignault, and friends as they perform classic rock tunes.

6 pm - Open stage - Cover your favourite rock songs

RSVP to Folkrum@bell.net to let us know if you would like to perform a song.
8 pm - The RockPhiles unplugged!
https://youtu.be/YRoG3WJ3v04

 

March 16 -  A Night of Soul with Rebecca Noelle
Join us for a unique evening of learning, song, and soul, where students meet mentor! Chantal Hackett talks about her mission to develop musical passion, and students of Sing House Studios perform. Rebecca Noelle shares her musical insights, and caps off the evening with a rare, unplugged performance. Her searing three octave vocal range, sultry voice, and raw emotion will take you on an musical journey you won’t forget.

6 pm - Chantal Hackett and the students of Sing House Studios
8 pm - Rebecca Noelle http://www.rebeccanoelle.com

 

March 23 - Song-Writer's Circle hosted by Jack Pine
Jack Pine is a folker, a rocker, a foot stomper, a string band, an "indie," and a transgressive traditionalist. Come and discover how much fun that can be!

6 pm - Open stage - Bring an original song
8 pm - Jack Pine with Dave Morrow, Kristine St-Pierre and Sean Tansey

 

March 30 - Blues Night with Al Wood

Al Wood is a true bluesman, touching on various blues styles and sounds. A veteran on stage, his wailing guitar riffs and unhinged harmonica solos will blow your blues away.

6 pm - Blues open stage. Cover your favourite blues tunes.

8 pm - Al Wood and friends