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coming-right-up-featby Kelly Babcock

Thursday, May 21st at the River Café, 986 Main Street, Pete Devlin joins Justin Burgess for The Devlin and Mr. Burgess, an evening of Burgess favorites. Two skilled guitarists, one night. Pay What You Can. Doors open at 6:30


Join us at 7:PM at the Ginger Press this Thursday (May 21) for the official book launch of Larry Jensen's book Some Are Songs: A Book of Words. Larry has combined the words from many of his songs with the words of many of his poems that just didn't become songs into this special self-published volume. Poet Rob Rolfe, who has collaborated with Larry recently in songs and poems about local history, will also be present.


Friday, May 22nd, in the Owen Sound Farmer's Market parking lot behind City Hall, the One World Festival presents the One Voice concert!
It's a perfect way to celebrate the diversity of our area with premium entertainers from many cultures, but one community. Show starts at 4PM and goes to 6PM, admission by donation, pay what you can.

worldfiddle-featureBring a chair down to the Queen's Park Bandshell this Saturday, May 16 and settle in for a great afternoon of music and dance to celebrate World Fiddle Day. There will be performances by the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Catgut, Hoghide and the Skinner, and the Irish Dance Academy Dancers. Expect to be invited to join in workshops led by the Fiddlefern Dance players and stay for the open oldtime fiddle jam.

The celebration runs from1 until 4-ish and there is no charge to participate. Donations will be accepted for youth projects of the Georgian Bay Symphony.

coming-right-up-featThe duo River & Rock returns to the stage at the Frog Ponds Café this Saturday, May 16 from 12-1:30pm. Beaker Granger (RPR) and John Hume (Sportswriters) are two of the members of the five-piece band River & Rock and they join together to perform covers and original material. PWYC at the door.

coming-right-up-featby Kelly Babcock

On May 8th at 7:30PM, the Owen Sound Singers in Accord (OSSIA) is inviting you to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to experience Spring Forward, their spring concert celebrating five years of singing. Local musicians Joachim Ostertag on flute, Keira McArthur on cello, Bob Menzies on djembe, and Fiona Evison on piano will join the choir and proceeds will go to the Men's Program and the Women's Shelter of Bruce-Grey.Tickets, available at the Bleeding Carrot, the Ginger Press, and at the door, are $10, plus a "give what you can" donation. For more information phone Louise at 519-371-8227.


Singer-songwriter Ken Dunn and his wife Anna are Gypsy Starfish and this delightful duo will perform at the Frog Ponds Café on Saturday, May 9th from 12-1:30pm. Canadian singer-songwriter Ken Dunn has performed his original, folk-inspired music across Canada, the U.S., and Central America at hundreds of venues over the past 25 years, including benefit concerts for Amnesty International and the Harry Chapin Food Bank. With themes ranging from love and world peace, to social justice, and environmental responsibility, his music has received international

Joni-Mitchelll-featSource: Press Release

Although Joni Mitchell is now a Canadian musical legend, she didn't record an album of her own until other artists had recorded and popularized her songs. On Saturday May 9th, the Georgian Bay Folk Society will continue that tradition with a tribute to Joni Mitchell at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound featuring seven local acts performing their favourite Joni songs.

The Folk Society planned this Saturday's concert following the success of last year's tribute to Neil Young. In deciding which influential Canadian musician to honour next, Joni Mitchell's name quickly rose to the top of the list.

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