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2014/15 Professional Series

Les Yeux NoirsLes Yeux Noirs

Cultural communication.

WORLD
Friday, February 27, 2015
7:30 PM
$34

With equal parts gypsy, Klezmer and plenty of jazz-rock influences, the music of Les Yeux Noirs is not for the faint at heart. Keeping the musical tradition of their family alive for over 20 years, brothers Eric and Olivier Slabiak embrace a wide-ranging mix of cultural influences as the root of their unclassifiable sound.

Soaked in Eastern European and Yiddish flavours, Les Yeux Noirs’ captivating rhythms stir up a flurry of activity into an exhilarating musical journey. Their fervent energy and love of sharing brings people of all different backgrounds together through their colourful stories about other worlds.

lesyeuxnoirs.net

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CKUA Radio Network St. Albert Gazette

Sing-a-long-a GreaseSing-a-long-a Grease

You’re the one that I want.

FILM
Friday, March 6, 2015
7:30 PM
Sorry, sold out

Ever had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Always wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady? Well, now is your chance to don some leather, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the lead character!

In this fully interactive evening, watch John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the gang, while singing and dancing along to the lyrics which are shown on the screen. Every performance starts with a Sing-a-long-a host who warms up the audience and trains them how to “hand-jive” before deploying the contents of their free magic moments fun packs.

Dressing up is strongly encouraged and full audience participation is essential.

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92.5 Fresh FM VUE Weekly

Delhi 2 Dublin

The new sound of music.

WORLD
Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:30 PM
Sorry, sold out

Delhi 2 Dublin

Take a wild, borderless trip around the world with one of Canada’s most buzzed-about bands. Delhi 2 Dublin, pegged the “United Nations of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, are making a strong statement on the global stage with their genre-bending blend of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub Reggae and Electronica.

Challenging the definition of urban music, these road warriors are transcending stereotypes and creating their own niche at the intersection of where east meets west. Plug into this high-energy, multi-cultural music experience where originality and evolution are at the heart of a Delhi 2 Dublin concert.

delhi2dublin.com

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CKUA Radio Network VUE Weekly

Altan

Heart and drive

CELTIC
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
7:30 PM
$38

Altan

Since 1985, Altan has organically grown to become an unmatched ambassador of Irish music and culture to audiences worldwide. With their unwavering, no-compromise commitment to their heritage, this powerhouse group continues to reach new heights with dynamic concerts and genuine camaraderie among its members.

Internationally recognized for their dazzling instrumental prowess, Altan returns to the Arden for a St. Patrick’s Day party with a captivating collection of traditional tunes that have made their way into the New World. Unquestionably the next legendary name in Celtic music, Altan’s virtuosic musicality cannot be missed.

altan.ie

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CKUA Radio Network St. Albert Gazette

Mary WalshMary Walsh

Featuring Special Guest Sharron Matthews

A tour-de-force evening of comedy.

THEATRE-COMEDY
Saturday, March 21, 2015
7:30 PM
SOLD OUT

Cultural icon, comedienne, social activist and multi-Gemini Award winner Mary Walsh will wildly and sporadically perform a collection of her best comedic bits and most popular characters from Dancing With Rage, CODCO, and the highly acclaimed series, This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

Mary Walsh navigates through pop culture, politics and capitalism while taking on her vibrant and constantly emerging catalogue of characters. Cabaret chanteuse Sharron Matthews joins her as a special guest serving up her signature irreverent wit with hit melody mash-ups.

Get ready for a night of roaring laughter and hilarious satire with two of Canada’s funniest women!

Mary Walsh
sharronmatthews.com

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City™ St. Albert Gazette

MonkeyJunkMonkeyJunk

Freewheelin’ soul.

BLUES
Friday, April 17, 2015
7:30 PM
$35

Tenacious, Ottawa-based trio MonkeyJunk aren’t afraid to mess with formula. Their fiery brand of high octane blues-rock and no-holds-barred instrumental attacks is propelling the band into a league all their own.

MonkeyJunk tunes in to an array of genres with their third album, All Frequencies. Coming in with no static, their strong and confident hybrid of greasy rock ‘n’ roll, swamp blues and uptown funk produces electrified soundscapes that are making waves throughout North America. Since 2008, MonkeyJunk have become frequent winners of Maple Blues Awards, including the award for ‘Entertainer of the Year’ in 2014.

monkeyjunkband.com

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CKUA Radio Network VUE Weekly