Murray McLauchlan "Getting Out of Here Alive"

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby Thu Jan 17 8:00 PM

Thirty odd years after his first foray into music, Murray has eighteen albums to his credit. His songs  have been covered by many other artists and he has now played in every major hall in Canada.  The recipient of many awards including 11 Junos he was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. 

Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.

Brantford Downtown Jazz presents Karen Thornton

Mon Feb 11 8:00 PM

This singer-songwriter has been performing in the GTA for a number of years as a solo artist, fronting a Jazz Trio and singing with the Russ Little Big Band. Karen’s music has been described as Jazz infused vocals with a touch of 70’s soul. Her 2015 album, Rain Down On Me, was nominated for a Hamilton Music Jazz Award. Karen’s most recent release, Live at the Old Firehall was recorded in front of a live audience.

Pricing Info:

$30.00

Carl Dixon

Main Lobby Thu Feb 21 8:00 PM

Carl Dixon is one of Canada’s stellar rock musicians. His first international record deal came with Coney Hatch in the 1980s. Big tours, radio hits, MTV, "the big time" all came with that. Carl then went on to perform with some of Canada’s most iconic bands. Two different hitches as lead singer of the Guess Who bookended a four-year stint playing with April Wine.  In 2008 Carl’s life was nearly cut short. He barely survived a shocking head on car accident in Australia while on a break from touring with The Guess Who. 

Pricing Info:

$35.00

Jully Black - Canada's Queen of R&B Soul

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby Wed Mar 13 8:00 PM

Juno Award winning Jully Black is a true Canadian Icon. Named as one of 'The 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever', (CBC Music)  she has been dubbed 'Canada's Queen of R&B Soul' by her fans and peers. As a platinum selling recording artist  she talks about her dramatic 20 year music journey that includes a career as a singer, songwriter, actor, and TV personality.

Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.

Brantford Downtown Jazz presents JIM CLAYTON QUARTET with Sonja Gustafson

Mon Apr 15 8:00 PM

"Warm and happy... tender and soulful" is how Downbeat Magazine describes Jim Clayton's music. He calls it "bebop with a touch of New Orleans," his second home. The award-winning pianist saw his latest album "Lenny Jumps In" land on the jazz radio charts in Canada and the USA. Jim's entertained audiences around the globe, from ex-pats in Asia to our troops in Bosnia. Joining Jim is London's award-winning jazz songstress Sonja Gustafson.  She brings a cool verve to classic and lesser-known standards. Sonja is dazzling whether performing passionate ballads, scatting with abandon, or crooning popular covers.

 

Pricing Info:

$30.00

Ashley MacIsaac – Fiddler Extraordinaire

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby Wed Apr 17 8:00 PM

One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold 500,000 plus albums, Ashley has  garnered international acclaim with hard-nosed, traditional Cape-Breton style, while adding his own spin, mixing genres and updating Celtic music to appeal to a broader spectrum of fans. Much has been said about the antics of the enfant terrible of the Fiddle, but only because he has had international success and notoriety from an early age. 


Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.

Brantford Downtown Jazz presents DENIELLE BASSELS

Mon Jun 3 8:00 PM

Indie-Swing chanteuse Denielle Bassels hails from Toronto ON. Her original music whimsically weaves a caravan of influences from her childhood and travels abroad from folk and blues, to Parisian jazz manouche and swing. In 2017 Denielle released her much anticipated album What About Wool Wishbags which has been described as “Ella Fitzgerald sipping tea on a rollercoaster with the Mad Hatter”. Denielle’s voice is as pure and rich as her performance style. She will immerse you in her tales.“There are few singers-songwriters in North America as original and refreshing as Denielle Bassels. A star on the rise!” - Jaymz Bee, Jazz FM 91.1

Pricing Info:

$30.00

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