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7:00 pm

Rise Again Virtually! The Songs of Stan Rogers

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
$15 – $30

On November 1st, Home County in conjunction with Home Routes will be presenting a concert celebrating the wonderful musical legacy of the late Stan Rogers, Rise Again! Virtually - The Songs of Stan Rogers. Purchase Tickets here: https://homeroutes.ca/product/concert-songs-of-stan-rogers/ This show will be a unique presentation, featuring artists from Winnipeg to Halifax and points in between, all performing live, online. Performers will be Paul Mills, Stan’s long time friend and record producer, Ontario singer-songwriter James Keelaghan, Nova Scotia’s Dan McKinnon, and members of Stan’s family, Ariel Rogers, Beth Rogers Casey, Nathan Rogers, David Rogers and Scott Cameron-Smith. Tickets prices range from $15 to $30, and are available for purchase now. All ages welcome. Show starts at 7pm ET (6pm CT), and will take place on zoom, safely and securely. #StayAtHomeRoutes and let us bring the music to you. The Home County Music & Arts Festival in partnership with the Home Routes organization is proud to present this tribute to one of Canada’s greatest songwriters, Stan Rogers. Home County was originally planning to present this show live at Aeolian Hall in London but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it had to be cancelled and has been rescheduled for the Fall of 2021. In the meantime a conversation occurred between Home County and Home Routes, the Winnipeg-based organization which organizes house concert tours all across Canada, Because of the pandemic, Home Routes has also had to cancel its live concerts and has taken the initiative to produce a series of ticketed on-line events instead starting this Fall. It seemed like the perfect partnership for Home County to team up with Home Routes in order to present this popular Stan Rogers tribute show on-line. Many fans consider Stan Rogers the greatest Canadian folk singer ever, and the loss due to his death in an airline disaster in 1983 is still felt deeply. He left us when he was only 33 but left behind an enormous body of work which chronicles Canadian life from his familial home in the Atlantic Provinces, westward to the oil fields of Alberta and the Rocky Mountains and northward to the Arctic. His well-known song “Northwest Passage” is considered by some to be Canada’s second national anthem and was recently released on the legendary American singer-songwriter Judy Collins’ new album, Winter Stories! Stan’s former record producer and friend, Paul Mills has been presenting live tributes to Stan’s wonderful artistry for almost twenty years now. These shows were presented primarily at the legendary live music venue in Toronto, Hugh’s Room, but also in other venues – most recently, London, Ontario’s Aeolian Hall. These shows have always included members of Stan’s immediate family but also talented artists from across Canada who bring their own unique interpretations to Stan’s wonderful songs. The online presentation of this show on November 1st will be a unique presentation featuring artists from Winnipeg to Halifax and points in between all performing live. The artists taking part will be Paul Mills, James Keelaghan, Dan McKinnon, Ariel Rogers, Beth Rogers Casey, Nathan Rogers, David Rogers and Scott Cameron-Smith. Proudly presented by the Home County Music & Art Festival and Canada’s premier house concert network, Winnipeg based Home Routes. About Home County Music & Art Festival The Home County Music & Art Festival began in 1974 as the Home County Folk Festival. Home County features more than 30 musical acts on 7 stages, over 120 juried Canadian craft artisans, over 30 food vendors serving a variety of international cuisines, craft demonstrations, a community/open stage, and an interactive family area. The 45th edition of the festival takes place July 20-22, 2018 in London’s Victoria Park Follow Home County online @homecountyfest on all platforms ( Instagram - @homecountyfest Facebook - @homecountyfest and Twitter - @homecountyfest) About Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous Home? ?Routes/Chemin? ?Chez? ?Nous? acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Ininew and Dakota peoples, and on the homeland of the Metis nation. Since its inception in 2007, Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous has received consistent funding from the FACTOR, Canada Council for the Arts, Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage,, Manitoba Arts Council, and SOCAN Foundation for which we are eternally grateful. 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8:00 pm

CaféMusic – Sina Bathaie and Majd Sekkar

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Small World Centre, 180 Shaw Street, Studio 101
Toronto, M6J 2W5 CA
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This episode of CafeMusic Concert Series features Majd Sekkar on Clarinet & Sina Bathaie on Santur live streamed from Small World Music Centre in Toronto- Canada CaféMusic is a monthly concert series on first Sunday of each month focusing on showcasing World Music and non-mainstream instruments presenting their full potential as solo instrument in an intimate setting. This concert is featuring Majd Sekkar on Clarinet from Syria. Majd Sekkar Bio: A member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and a clarinet and Arabic music theory teacher at the Canadian Arabic Conservatory, Majd Sukar has performed with renowned artists on stages across Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Algeria and completed Humber College’s jazz performance program. Soon after moving to Canada in 2016, he began to work with a variety of local and international musicians and composers and perform across the country. He has given master classes on Arabic music theory and incorporating clarinet in Middle Eastern music at the University of Toronto and York University, and, in addition to his own quartet that mixes, and transcends, jazz, Middle-Eastern, and other music, plays in a number of Toronto’s favourite bands including Fethi Nadjem Ensemble, Moneka Arabic Jazz, and Moskitto Bar.

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