Happy New Year to you all! We have a bunch of great events coming up, so mark your calendars, and don’t you dare get bored this winter!
Thursday, 21 – Jazz Night! 9pm (regular weekly event!)
Saturday, 23 – Reggae Night with Won-Love Sound System, 9pm – Augie Jones will be spinning Roots & Culture Reggae, Dub & Ska Antigonish on Saturday January 23 (8:30 pm start time). Facebook event is here. Show up early…we had to turn folks away last time as we hit capacity!
Sunday, 24 – Sunday Roast & Irish Music Session, 6:30 (regular weekly event!)
Monday, 25 – Robbie Burns Night with Mary Beth Carty, 8pm – Singer and multi-instrumentalist Mary Beth Carty will perform the songs of Scottish bard Robert Burns. Accompanying herself on guitar, bones, and accordion, Mary Beth will be joined by sister Lilly Carty and special guest readers. The show will included favorites like Ye Banks and Braes, Aye Fond Kiss, and For Aw That, and delve into the lesser known songs of the famed Scottish lyricist!
Mary Beth was nominated Traditional Singer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards and has appeared on national television. She has entertained throughout Canada and France and has performed on Holland America and Norwegian Cruise Lines, and this March she will embark on a European tour with Celtic Caravan.
Listen at: http://www.myspace.com/marybethcarty / http://www.marybethdescene.com
Tuesday, 26 – Gypsy Jazz Night with Donald MacLennan Trio, 9pm – Local fiddling dervish will be joined by rob Scott, guitar, and Ron Hynes, bass, and will bring you blistering hot jazz and gyspsy swing music!
Wednesday, 27 – Trivia with Chad & Sarah! 9pm, Teams of 4, beer for the winners!
Thursday, 28 – Jazz night, 9pm (regular weekly event!)
Saturday, 30 – Songs from the Irish Sessions, 9pm, Join us for a special night of song brought to you by John Hanlon and our Sunday Night Irish Session Players, who will be joined by some of our wonderfully talented regulars who share their love of song! This is a fundraising concert – the Session Players are going to record a live album of Irish tunes, in turn, profit from the sales of the CD will go to local charity!
Sunday, 31 – Sunday Roast & Irish Music Session, 6:30pm (regular weekly event!)
And then in February….
Monday, Feb 1 – ACE Solar Group-Buy Info Session & Karaoke, 7pm Join ACE – the Antigonish Community energy Co-op – to learn more about their solar group-buy info session, followed by (solar-themed???) karaoke!
Monday, Feb 8 – D-Side on the B-Side Vinyl Night, 8pm – Calling all vinyl enthusiasts – join us for a great vinyl listening party and democratic exercise! How it works:
You are invited to bring your favourite vinyl, (LPs or 45s), we listen to the A-side, then we D-side on the B-side. We vote with a show of hands for the B-side, or the Mystery. The Mystery being the next record in the stack. Records get played in the order they come in the door. (always present your 2 or 3 records upon arrival). Everybody gets one record played before anyone gets two records played. DO NOT CALL OUT FOR YOUR RECORD during the arguments, as once we’ve heard the name of your record it is no longer a mystery and will be STRICKEN FROM THE STACK. TIP: personal arguments of why this record is so important to you are way more effective than a presentation on the history of the artist. Hope you can join us!
Wednesday, Feb, 10 – Trivia with Katie, 9pm – Teams of 4, beer for the winners!