Our Exciting 2019/2020 Season!

September 20th - They’re back! Bluegrass band (The New) General Store.

 

We are very excited to be opening our 16th season with the return of one of our most popular groups. Original General Store members Brian Riseborough, Helen Lewis and John Perkins have reformed along with stellar musicians Gene Gouthro and Larry Miller, and can’t wait to share their fun and exciting bluegrass and country music with us. They’re even bringing in musician extraordinaire Emory Lester to join them on fiddle for this special concert.    Opening act: Credit River Time.

 

***SOLD OUT** October 25th - An East Coast Celebration Featuring Nova Scotians Cassie and Maggie, and Celteclectic.

It’s an East Coast Kitchen Party, right here in Brampton! Cassie and Maggie MacDonald are originally from Cape Breton and are making quite a name for themselves touring with the likes of Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea. They will be performing in a terrific double bill with the Celtic folk/rock trio Celteclectic featuring Les Smith from Newfoundland, Glenn McFarlane from New Brunswick and Jon Grant from Scotland. It’ll be a fun, toe tapping, hand clapping evening!

***This show is sold out.***

 

December 6th - Songs for the Snowy Season featuring Boreal.

We are pleased to be welcoming back this popular trio of harmonizing singers that always find 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: Sally Campbell.

 

 

January 24th - Global Blues with Donné Roberts, Yukiko Tsutsui and Ken Yoshioka

We welcome a very special international treat that features three fine and versatile musicians. Donne Roberts is an amazing guitarist from Madagascar who can play both joyful African music and blues, while Ken Yoshioka is a blues harmonica master and guitarist, originally from Japan. They will be joined by keyboardist and vocalist Yukiko Tsutsui, who performs regularly with both Donne and Yukiko. This concert will be performed in the round so they can back each other up to create an evening of musical sparks and fun.

 

February 28th -   Creative Voices

Tonight we are proud to present two very talented up and coming artists. Tragedy Ann is a harmonizing duo from Guelph Ontario who have won multiple songwriting awards. Jamie Reilly is a professional music instructor and one of the Brampton Folk Club’s most innovative and creative performers. Both artists will impressive you with their musical and lyrical imagine in what will be a marvellous double bill.

 

March 27th - Quebec fiddle group Genticorum

*** Our March 27th Friday Folk Night concert featuring Genticorum has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.

Fortunately, we have been able to rebook Genticorum as part of next season's exciting line-up.

Ticket refunds can be obtained from the point of purchase or at our next show.

We apologise for any inconvenience.***

We are excited to be welcoming back this high energy band from Quebec. Their joyful music and charm will get your heart racing and put a smile on your face with tunes on the fiddle and flute, and traditional call and response songs from Quebec. Opening Act: Carlos Medina.

 

April 24th - RPR

*** Our April 24th concert featuring RPR has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns.

We are hoping to rebook RPR as soon as possible.

Ticket refunds can be obtained from the point of purchase or at our next show.

We apologise for any inconvenience.***

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: Mike Gauthier.

 

May 30th

This event features a wide variety of music and lots of 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. Stay tuned for details! (Note: This is a Saturday evening concert.)

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Tickets for all concerts are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors, while a season ticket for all 8 shows is only $95. 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).