CONCERT SERIES

THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019 | 8:00pm  | $20

Erika Kulnys

Erika Kulnys opens hearts with her powerful voice and blend of folk, rock, and carefully crafted songwriting. Her writing has been compared to Leonard Cohen, Suzanne Vega and Joni Mitchell and her album, Rise Up was Top Ten in Canada on Folk/Roots Charts. Erika’s music is interested in deconstructing the other, inspiring transformation, and being true to ourselves and our planet. Erika has won many awards for her songwriting including a $25, 000 Watson Fellowship to study social justice music in six countries and the 2016 Canadian Voice of Women for Peace’s Youth Award for working towards a more peaceful culture through the arts. Erika has played Festivals such as the Belfast Nashville Songwriters Festival, Copenhagen Pride and Canadian Music Week, and her music has been played internationally including on CBC, NPR, Sirius XM, and BBC. Erika will tour the UK, Ireland, Germany, Scandinavia, Canada and the US this year, with Chris Birkett (Buffy Sainte-Marie, PeterGabriel) producing her new record.  Every performance from Erika comes straight from the heart and moves her audience with grace, love, and unparalleled passion.

TUESDAY AUGUST 27 2019 | 8:00pm | $15

Alexandra Babiak

Alexandra is a singer songwriter from Toronto, Ontario. She has played festivals such as: Canadian Music Week, Northside Festival in Brooklyn, New York, and Indie Week in Manchester, United Kingdom. She performs regularly in Toronto, and performs weekly at a retirement residence.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 2019 | 8:00PM

Alex Drumm

A night with Hamilton-based singer-songwriter Alex Drumm who will sing songs about procrastination, being uncomfortable at parties and the fear of not existing.

TueSDAY OCTOBER 1, 2019 | 7:30PM  | $10

Basset

Basset is a contemporary folk group fronted by Yasmine Shelton and Sam Clark, along with brothers Aaron and Noah Philipp-Muller. The quartet’s innovative sound reflects their interest in the way acoustic folk music evolves, with original songs that recall both the very recent and the very old. Shelton’s mesmerizing voice leads the way, supported by tight arrangements, inventive lyrics, and the odd bluegrass turnaround on a mandolin or cello. In performance, the group endear themselves to audiences with their down-to-earth approach.Basset recently made their festival debut as Youth Showcase Performers at Summerfolk in Owen Sound.

THURSDAY OCTOBER 24 2019 | 7:00PM

Lion Bear Fox

A musical brotherhood going to vocal war every night in search of hope and redemption. They are three voices searching for their place in the world. A world where harmonies and melodies are the healing power of the Universe. They sing in all colours. Lion Bear Fox.

*Postponed* | $20

My Father's Son

*This show has been postponed. When a new date has been set, more information will be posted here.*

My Father’s Son, an indie folk song-writer from Montreal, QC, melds together intricate lyrics with the richness of simplified, acoustic sound. Singer/songwriter Mark Kulmala released his first album, Heart of Wood, in the fall of 2016. The album’s themes of fleeting innocence, love’s lost and found, determination, and the simple beauty of the landscape are sure to resonate with listeners. An air of storytelling colours the music with sentimental and wholly relatable verses that immerse the audience in the beauty of shared experiences. From festivals, to large halls, to living rooms – My Father’s Son has shared to stage with some of Canada’s best artists.

Emmanuel United

Service: Sunday 10:00am
Email: info@emmanueluc.ca
Call: 519-886-1471

Address

22 Bridgeport Road West
Waterloo, Ontario

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