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Toe-tapping live music to swing your partner to! A chance to do the old-time dances like polka, waltz, schottishe, barn dance, 7 step, two step. Entrance fee of $10 includes light lunch, prizes. Cash bar. Tickets available at Books & Co or at the Door. Children get in free.
A date night with a twist. This is a full on - faux wedding reception, tasting the experience through the eyes of your guests. Eat well, Dance, play some wedding games, watch samples of choreographed first dances, learn some steps and dance along, win prizes, connect with the wedding vendors that you would like to be part of your reception, gather ideas and have a great time!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC and Theatre NorthWest, with the help of a host of guest bar tenders, are teaming up to bring you a gin cocktail competition!
Each guest bar tender will create a signature gin based drink, which will be in a people’s choice competition. It is with great pleasure that we work with our Gust Bar Tenders to raise money for these two important Prince George institutions. Bar tenders are Tyson Witala, Haylee Seiter, Connor Hutchinson, Wayne Carrasco, and Camille MacDonald.
At the end of the evening BBBS and TNW will make a $500 donation to the registered charity of the winning bar tender’s choice. The second place winner will get a $200 donation to the registered charity of their choice in Prince George.
The event is 1920’s themed, and guests are encouraged to dress up. The event will be Saturday January 18th 2020 at Theatre NorthWest. Doors open at 8pm.
Get tickets at https://tickets.theatrenorthwest.com/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent139.html!
The title says it all! Richard Strauss’ Serenade for Winds, Anatol Liadov’s Eight Russian Folk Songs, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Launy Grondahl’s Trombone Concerto featuring Brian Wendel, Principal Trombonist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Brian Wendel joined the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trombone in 2017, at age twenty-one. Winner of two International Trombone Association competitions (2014 and 2016), Brian has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic Brass Ensemble.
Bring your little ones dressed in their PJs for stories, rhymes and songs before bedtime. For 0-5 yrs. Free drop in.
Get your game on with a variety of Nintendo Switch games very week! For 10-18 yrs. Free drop in.
During weekly every-changing campaigns, adventurers will learn the basics of D&D. Each week will feature a new mini-campaign. Materials provided. For 10-18 yrs. Free drop in.
Community Futures FFG is pleased to host a Women in Business (WIB) Networking Lunch on Thursday, January 23rd, from noon to 1 pm, to take place at the Coast Inn of the North in the Two Rivers Pavillion.
Are you looking to connect with other Women in Business? Tired of feeling like the odd “man” out? We’ve been there! Join us the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to learn, share and revel in the distinct gifts women have to offer the business world.
Please bring yourself, bring a friend if you wish, and bring some business cards to share with others as you network. Lunch will be a la carte from Winston’s menu. We are excited to be a part of this growing group and look forward to seeing you there!!
Beautiful jazz and blues songs with powerful vocals by Julie Slade and smooth guitar workings of Eric Tompkins.
Omineca Arts Centre is pleased to host a lively hiphop workshop with Vancouver artist Kimmortal. Known for their animated delivery and spirited lyrics, Kimmortal strives to make an impact with their live performances. Their flow, storytelling, animations, point of view and their unmistakable voice will make this up close and personal presentation one to remember.
Positive Living North is pleased to once again invite one and all to The Firepit Cultural Drop-In Centre to enjoy a gathering with the Eliza Doyle Band. A communal fire has traditionally brought people together for songs and story telling which build communication and understanding among all people in our community.
Please join Tapestry Singers' annual Silent Auction and Dinner night.
- Numerous silent auction items
- Door prizes
- Special raffle baskets
- Delicious dinner
- 3 sets of music performed by Tapestry Singers Seniors
All proceeds go towards Tapestry Singers Senior's trip to Whistler to participate in Con Brio Whistler Music Festival in Aptil, 2020.
The Trinity United Church invites you to an hour of artistic and thought- provoking music with Khari Wendell McClelland and his partners The Sojourners, as we acknowledge the prelude to Black History Month. Khari will discuss his project “The Freedom Singer”, which recreates the music that fugitive slaves carried on their journey north into Canada. The superb acoustics at Prince George’s oldest church, (formerly Knox United on Fifth Avenue) provide the ideal venue for this musical experience.
7:30pm - Acoustic Grooves
Admission: Pay-What-You-Can, so get there early!
Prince George Legion, 1116 6th Avenue
From Toronto, David Schulte has found a home in Prince George, BC and often writes of its roads and natural beauty. A fan of cycling road trips and dogs, these themes find their way into many of David’s songs. Originally a double bassist in bands such as “The Lakeside Ramblers” and “Mud River”, David branched out into banjo and performed primarily with “The Red Barn Brigade” and “The Amanda Kupp Trio”. He has performed within Prince George at Artspace, Café Voltaire, the Legion, and Nancy O’s. David is honoured to play Coldsnap for the first time and would like to thank the organizers and attendees for this privilege.
Theresa Michelle Mohr
Just as the often calm and beautiful mountain rivers of singer- songwriter Theresa’s Northern BC home sometimes thunder against their rocky banks, there is a strong undercurrent of power and passion in Theresa’s performance, which audiences of all ages are instantly drawn to. With a dynamic vocal range and style, she both writes and sings unique, ear-catching melodies that well suit her diverse guitar riffs, which range from beautiful and lulling to straight up groovy and driving. Whether she’s performing solo, accompanied by her hand drumming partner and/or other band mates, her calm, generous nature, gently rocking guitar, expressive voice and sheer talent are sure to draw a crowd of content listeners and music appreciators.
KERN likes to tell stories. She’ll tell you those stories with her captivating vocals and a guitar of continental drift, poisonous pastries, and a little about herself in song.
Prince George based live indie folk band The Ebbs is comprised of singer-songwriters William Kuklis and Joe Shea, along with fiddle virtuoso Finn Scott-Neff. The trio have joined forces to push their original songs into uncharted territories. These song-belting storytellers bring years of experience creating and performing music to the stage, and combine a range of instruments and vocal harmonies to create a new and inescapable sound in the British Columbia music scene.
The Prince George Public Library invites young and old to enjoy an hour of classic blues-rock with lyrics that are educational and age appropriate. The Blues Berries show discusses themes like bullying, helping parents around the house, and recycling with a healthy dose of the hokey pokey thrown in for fun! Expect to have the kids up dancing to the beat and their parents grooving in their seats!
The Prince George Senior Citizen’s Activity Centre brings us an afternoon IceJam with The Trials of Cato. This award-winning trio has exploded on the UK folk scene by paying clear homage to the tradition of the genre whilst twisting old bones into something fresh and modern, with stomping tunes and captivating stories. We defy any folk lover not to listen with a broad grin and an urge to dance around the room.
Audio Training Workshop
Sound Factory and Stephen Darke
This 6 to 7 hour workshop is designed to teach the basics of input (gain), tone (eq), and volume balance during live music performances. It will allow hands on the console with supervision and will cover subjects such as when and how to use compression, reverb, and delay. All are welcome but in particular we are encouraging participation from female identifying, trans, non-binary and two-spirit individuals, who are less represented in this aspect of the music industry.
The workshop is free but Advance Registration is required and space is limited. There will be a lunch break and lunch is provided. To register, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_nK7chHL7KaHXmm85LQQpVPfo8Wy34uEriZj7tJ145AAlDA/viewform
7:30pm - Eclectic and Electric
Admission: Pay-What-You-Can, so get there early!
Prince George Legion, 1116 6th Avenue
Chris C. Cahill
Chris Cahill is a singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who performs a range of original songs, all with acoustic guitar-based arrangements that reflect his technically unique playing style. He also performs carefully chosen cover versions, which range from Motown/soul, to modern folk, rock, post-punk, and pop, usually arranged with a twist.He has performed and recorded in a professional capacity, both in his native England, and also New Zealand where he lived for 10 years, before happily making Prince George BC his home in 2017.
Doug Koyama makes songs about love using his voice and some cool sound gear. The songs are in the form of improvised A Capella using some looping tech, the inspiration is from the journey and all the shiny, tiny lights along the way. Doug has been making a life in music since 2010 and after a short break is busy imagining a bright future.
Britt A.M. marries a punk rock sense of urgency to melodic protest songs. Backed up by a stalwart band full of Northern B.C.’s finest, Britt A.M.’s set takes the crowd from toe-tapping to tear-stifling and back around to cutting a rug, all whilst pondering (here it is) the state of the world today. Having toured nationally and recorded two EP’s as a one-woman band, Britt A.M.’s first full-length, full-band studio album, ‘Psychic Knots’ (released September 2019 on GOOD EGG RECORDS), has seen a steady spot in Earshot’s National Top 50 Radio charts and marks a new era for the artist and her ever-evolving sound.
Dead Sexy is a rock n roll band based out of Prince George, BC where the 3 members, Julian Brown (Drums), Joe Daniels (Guitar/Vocals) and Karl Wyssen (Bass/Vocals) began jamming together in early 2019. Playing a combination of old school Rock n’ Roll, Punk and Soul, this band is sure to provide good times for all.
The Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre, 333 Becott Place
Exploration Place will host an IceJam with Hannah Walker and Jamie Elliott, two young women who comprise Twin Bandit. Walker and Elliott have teamed up to bring the world a whole new kind of musical gold with gorgeous vocals as they sing about heartbreak, joy, and emotional arsonists. Their compositions straddle the line between beauty and tragedy.
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