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East Ender Jill Léger recently celebrated the fifth year of her monthly Jill’s Living Room musical theatre open mic night. The open mic series is open to performers or even just fans of musical theatre who want to sit and listen. Participants range from amateurs to professionals, from those hoping to test new material to […]

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Acoustic Harvest presents Alan Rhody with guitarist Vezi on Saturday, May 16. Ron Jones will open the show. Rhody is an award-winning singer-songwriter, poet, and painter based in Nashville, after spending several years in Canada, where he worked with Murray McLauchlan, Ian Tyson, and the late Jesse Winchester. The Kentucky native has worked with George […]

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The sixth and final installment of The Cello concert series will take place on Sunday, May 3. Brian Manker, solo cellist with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, will perform Bach’s Cello Suite no. 5 and other works during the hour-long concert. Manker is also a member of the New Orford String Quartet and the Adorno […]

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The Beach’s Water Brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, are back for a third season of H2O-focused television, with a deal for a fourth season in place. The pair’s popularity has soared, with deals inked for the show to be carried in more than 40 countries, including the US. The premiere of season three airs locally […]

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Self-proclaimed “Beach brat” Carleigh Beverly is taking the stage at Theatre Passe Muraille in Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’ Time Stands Still. Presented by TSS Collective, the play was a hit at last year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. The story centres on Sarah and James, a couple in modern-day Brooklyn. Sarah is a photojournalist who suffered […]

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Singer Carin Redman will bring her vocal talents to Kingston Road Village on Friday, Feb. 27. Redman will perform a mix of jazz, pop and soul at Madhus Cafe, 982 Kingston Rd. She will be joined by some of Toronto’s top musicians, including Mark Kieswetter on piano, Ross MacIntyre on bass, Jamie Bird on percussion, […]

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The Kingston Road Village Concert Series presents A Romantic Valentine’s Eve with Amanda Martinez on Friday, Feb 13. Martinez is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter who combines flamenco soul with her Mexican and South African heritage. She’s been nominated several times for Latin Jazz Performer of the Year, headlined the legendary Blue Note jazz club, and performed […]

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Acoustic Harvest is ringing in the New Year with its Pre-Winterfolk Festival Showcase, featuring an impressive lineup of talent. Brian Gladstone has been part of Canada’s roots music scene for more than three decades, and has played close to 1,000 shows in the last 10 years alone. His five albums have been well-received, and his […]

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Beach musician, composer, and poet Mark Battenberg will be performing a special concert at Kingston Road United Church on Saturday, Nov. 22. Morpheus, the God of Dreams: A Musical Meditation for World Peace features music written and performed by guitarist Battenberg. He will be accompanied by virtuoso cellist Andrew Ascenzo and multi-instrumentalist Mark Korven. The […]

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Following up on recent success breaking into the television soundtrack market, Julian Taylor brings his band to the Royal Ontario Museum for a free concert. Taylor’s tune Do You Remember was recently featured on the NBC/eOne show Haven, while Never Gonna Give You Up was played in the CBS drama Elementary. The Julian Taylor Band […]

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