We’re excited to be hosting our final RMG Fridays of the year tomorrow. We are welcoming folks from the Art of Transition planning committees as well as expecting a great audience.
Just a quick post to share some music from the acts performing tomorrow….
Whitby native Jay Pollock plays with a percussive acoustic guitar style, paired with a haunting baritone voice. His lyrics are dark and sarcastic, but relatable, though infused with twisted imagery. This is paired with a dash or two of eastern melodic spices.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la0X2sNaONc]Orono native Jonas Bonnetta is the man behind Evening Hymns, who have recently returned from a lengthy European tour, and are embarking on a cross-Canada tour in October and November in support of recently-released album Spectral Dusk. In October, Evening Hymns were featured on CBC Canada Live recorded at Toronto’s Great Hall and The Grid (Toronto) calls Spectral Dusk “…deeply evocative.” The December 7 concert date in Oshawa is the final in this tour and is a free show.
We’re now working on putting together our next RMG Fridays, for March, April, May and June.
Recently, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery made the decision to step away from Pride Durham in organizing RMG Fridays: Pride. The RMG is committed to building and maintaining safe and accessible space so that the arts can be shared and enjoyed with the entire community. We also works closely with members of our communities, representative organizations, […]
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