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The Thursday Outlook – Aug. 31 to Sep. 4, 2017

A few outdoor music shows remain on the Labour Day weekend that marks the end of the summer season.  On Sunday evening The Friends of The Meaford Library will feature Dixieland  from Collingwood’s Regal Jazz Band beside the river in the Rotary Pavilion.  Up in the Blue Mountain Village the Coca-Cola stage has Alysha Brilla and The Brilltones on Friday night and Chris Scerri’s last Sunday night show with the Summit band for this season.

Alysha Brilla, at 8 Friday on the Coca-Cola stage in Blue Mountain Village, is a performer whose music is interwoven within her personal tapestry of creativity.    She is a multi-racial child of the Indian diaspora, born in Mississauga.   As a Canadian daughter of an  Indo-Tanzanian immigrant father and a European-Canadian mother, Alysha has grown up with a unique view of the Canadian cultural kaleidoscope.  In addition to her music, she is an arts educator;  TEDx speaker, YWCA mentor, and a general activist along the lines of cultural diversity, gender equality and inclusivity.  These themes that are reflected in alluring worldbeat songs.

Chantal Kreviazuk and Leonard Cohen Tribute Highlight This Week

Chantal Kreviazuk appears at Meaford Hall this week.  The long anticipated concert is sold out.  She is touring to promote her new album Hard Sail, her first release since Plain Jane in 2009.

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Performers are invited to sing their favourite Leonard Cohen song at this Tuesday’s open mic at The Leeky

Chris Scerri will be paying tribute to Leonard Cohen this week at his Tuesday night jam at The Leeky Canoe.  Anyone who would like to perform a Leonard Cohen song or even recite one of his poems should make a point of letting Chris know.  Jayden Grahlman will be co-hosting the evening.

The Knox Presbyterian Church 137190 Grey Road 12 RR#2 Meaford is initiating something new with live music called The Knox Sessions.  To start it off this Thursday there is a special concert with Jayden Grahlman and Drew McIvor.  It will be an event that includes tapas from Soul Shine Kitchen (BYOB) and intimate performances to fill the church with beautiful melodies from two of our region’s best performers. Tickets for the evening are $30.

Two Chantals in one week!  Barrie’s Chantal Preston and Keith Boddy will be at The Leeky on Thursday night promoting Chantal’s new EP release Call You Later.  Saturday brings Andrew Litt to The Leeky.

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Sohayla Smith this weekend at Captains Corner

Singer-songwriter Sohaya Smith will be at Captains Corner on Friday night.  Her music has been called by critics a “tuneful union between lyric and sound, reminiscent of a ‘70s Joni Mitchell or Carly Simon and a pre-millennium Tracy Chapman.”

The Huron Club in Collingwood has three nights of live music with Luke Martin on Thursday, Winnie Brave on Friday and Noah Zacharin on Saturday.

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Catch Kev Corbett at The Bruce Wine Bar

On Friday Kev Corbett is at the Bruce Wine Bar.  This Nova Scotia singer-songwriter has been praised by critics for his “well-crafted and skillfully written songs” and “dazzling guitar playing”.

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