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John McDermott at Meaford Hall

Saturday, November 17 | 8:00 pm

$90

John McDermott

“Legend” is not a title John McDermott would readily embrace, but his accomplishments have become legendary in recording industry lore. He calls Toronto and Boston home, but he has also found a home as an international recording star and household name – known as much for his successful musical career as for his commitment to veterans’ causes. He is a long way from the man for whom singing was a hobby just ten years ago. John was discovered quite by chance, when working as a circulation sales representative for the Toronto Sun, he belted out an impromptu rendition of “Danny Boy” at a company party. “I grew up singing, but I thought everybody grew up singing. My dad and mom introduced us to music early on, and all of the McDermott kids could unleash a verse or two of ‘Scotland the Brave’ or ‘Green Isle of Erin’ on command. My song was ‘Danny Boy,’ and I sang it with pride, because even as a kid I knew what a powerful and emotive song it was.”

Details

Date:
Saturday, November 17
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$90

Venue

Meaford Hall
12 Nelson St. E.
Meaford, Canada
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Phone:
519-538-0463
Website:
http://www.meafordhall.ca