I’m very excited to announce the latest event collaboration as part of this project. In November, I was fortunate to meet some of the wonderful musicians keeping local musical heritage alive in the communities north and south of Quebec City. Many of these communities have a strong Irish heritage which lives on into the present-day.Continue reading “Saint Patrick’s Day in September – Sept 19, 2020 7-10 PM”
KlezKanada and A Different Tune Present: Rachel Lemisch & Jason Rosenblatt – Live in Concert Online Concert. August 25, 2020. 5:30-6:30 PM Free tickets available! (Regular price $25) Rachel Lemisch (trombone) and Jason Rosenblatt (diatonic harmonica) are both stalwart musicians of Quebec’s Klezmer music scene. Rachel comes from a long family lineage of klezmer musiciansContinue reading “Free Tickets: Rachel Lemisch and Jason Rosenblatt in Concert (August 25, 2020)”
Tomorrow night we are collaborating with the 100 Mile Arts Network initiative of Theatre Wakefield to bring you an evening of music and more from West Quebec artists. A Different Tune will be sponsoring some of the artists from Shawville, Wakefield, and Chelsea who shared there music with the project in December 2019. You canContinue reading “Tomorrow Night: The 100 Mile Artstream (7-10 pm)”
A new collab with CASA, The Gaspesian Way, SADC, The Shigawake Fair, and Bonaventure County Agricultural Society. We’ll be bringing you weekly livestreams on Facebook of music from the Gaspé Coast. Every Thursday at 8pm until Aug 2020.
This Thursday, May 28 (2020) at 1 pm.
A set of fiddle and piano music from the Chateauguay’s barn dance era.
Join us on Facebook Live on May 28th for an afternoon of Irish heritage in Quebec: music, storytelling, and presentation.
For me, this small moment gets to the heart of what West-Can feels like: an extended family gathering. Everyone looks out for everyone else; and everyone — parent, sibling, and performer — helps out in some way or other.
Have you ever wanted to play fiddle? If you have an internet connection, a fiddle, and a bit of spare time on your hands, then Brysonville Revisited and the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network invite you to a free online beginner fiddle workshop with renowned fiddler Laura Risk on April 25, 2020.
It was the thought of one small community loosing forty members in one fell swoop that inspired me to write this song. The devastating fact that many families lost multiple members in a single event is a lot for one small community to take.