Fall for Westben
Life-long Series Continues as well
Celebrate the beauty of a Northumberland autumn with Westben! Join us for a weekend of dazzling colours, crisp country air, and magnificent music in nature.
Kris & Dee Campfire
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 7:00 PM AT THE CAMPFIRE
Kris Abbot (The Pursuit of Happiness) and Dee McNeil (The Strap-Ons) have been called “one of Canada’s most compelling duos of the last decade”. This married philoso-folk duo from Kingston is known for honest, powerful and poec songs which atract Millennials and Boomers, gendered and genderless, and everyone in between.
George Fox Willow Hill
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2:00 PM ON WILLOW HILL
Recent inductee into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, George Fox has a mantle of country music awards, 11 albums and a street named aer him in his hometown of Cochrane Alberta. With
several top ten hits, George has won Male Vocalist of the Year (three mes) and the Juno Awards Country Male Vocalist of the Year (three mes). A Canadian country treasure!
Michael Kaeshammer AT THE BARN
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2:00 PM AT THE BARN
Michael Kaeshammer at The Barn – Sunday, October 1 at 2 pm
He’s back! And he’s celebrating the release of his 15th studio album “Turn It Up”, an album brimming with “palpable positivity”! Join this acclaimed Canadian pianist/singer for an unforgettable afternoon of dazzling music-making that weaves together threads of classical, jazz, blues, boogie-woogie, stride, and even pop into a signature and sought-after sonic tapestry.
Westben’s Life-Long Series continues
Life Long Learning: a series of 3 one hour events at the schoolhouse where artists share with the public behind the scenes music and conversation.
Firsst one was in May: Legends of Liszt – (Barb Hobart & Brian Finley) Exploring the man behind the myths
Thank You Notes – Saturday, October 14 at 11 am (Christopher Cameron)
Exploring musical thank you cards from Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto to Celine Dion
Flanders Fields Reflections – Saturday, November 11 at 1 pm (Dr. John Burge) coffee at 12 noon
Exploring this Juno Award winning musical seng of “In Flanders Fields” with its composer
Christmas at Westben
Speaking of Gifts…
Sunday, November 26, 3:00 PM at St John’s United Church
Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 2:00 PM at The Barn
Bundle up and join Westben for another magical performance celebrating the season! Coming from her home on the Curve Lake First Nation, spoken word artist Sarah Lewis teams up with the eighty voices of the Westben Choruses in a collaborative exploration of giving, through word and song.