Our Exciting 2022/2023 Season!

September 30th - Gospel and Folk with Ken Whiteley and the Beulah Band

New music with old soul! Ken Whiteley and The Beulah Band are creating exciting new music that is deeply rooted in traditional North American folk forms.  You’ll hear echoes of blues, gospel, swing, string and jug band sounds. They are all outstanding and versatile instrumentalists and great harmony singers. And if anyone can match the youthful energy of his bandmates it is Ken Whiteley. Opening act: Ablett and Cooper.

 

October 28th -- The Great Canadian Traditional Song Session

with Anne Lederman, Ian Bell and Les Smith

Enjoy this special in-the-round style concert as these three raconteurs share their extensive knowledge of Canada’s fascinating musical history. You’ll hear sea shanties, fiddle tunes, recitations, and lots of great songs with sing-a-long choruses. Bring your voices! Opening act: Paul and Judy Caulfield.

 

December 2nd - Songs for the Snowy Season featuring Boreal

We are pleased to be welcoming back this popular vocal trio that always finds a way to warm up the holiday season. Tannis Slimmon, Katherine Wheatley and Angie Nussey are all talented singers individually, but when they get together on their special blend of seasonal songs the harmonies just soar. Opening act: Mike Gauthier.

 

January 27th - High Energy European Folk Band Polky

Polky, meaning "Polish women," came together through a shared passion for Eastern European music's enigmatic and upbeat style. Joined by Canadian musicians, Polky takes you on a musical journey to Poland, the melting pot of Eastern and Central Europe, with Ukrainian, Jewish, and Slovak musical influences! Winner of the 2022 Canadian Folk award for best vocalist. Opening act: Sally Campbell.

 

February 24th -  Flamenco Guitar and Dance with Jorge Miguel

 

It'll be a hot and exciting night as award winning flamenco guitarist Jorge Miguel brings his ensemble to the stage. This show will also be a visual delight with fiery flamenco dancing to add to the excitement. Opening act: TBD.

 

March 24th - Celtic Night with Allison Lupton and Friends

Come for a fun night of Celtic Music! Alison Lupton is one of Canada’s finest Celtic singers and flautists. She and her top notch band of musicians will be presenting a delectable blend of traditional songs, stirring originals and lively tunes featuring fiddle champion Shane Cook Opening act: Carlos Medina.

 

April 28th - Richie-Parrish-Richie (RPR)

Formerly of Tanglefoot, Steve Richie, Al Parrish and Rob Richie have joined forces with percussionist Beaker Grange to create a band with the same big harmonies that Tanglefoot was famous for. They have broadened their musical repertoire to include songs influenced by rock, jazz and country music.  Opening act: TBD.

 

May 27th - Brampton Folk Club Annual Showcase Concert (Saturday concert)

This event features a wide variety of music and numerous members of the Brampton Folk Club playing plenty of familiar and original songs. This fundraising concert helps finance the club’s participation in many community events. (Note: This is a Saturday evening concert.)

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Tickets for all concerts are $22 for adults and $20 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the door, at the St. Paul’s church office, or through reservations by calling us at 647-BFF-FOLK (647-233-3655). You can also email us at info@bramptonfolk.ca. Tickets are also available through the City Theatre Box Office (905-874-2800).