Music is in the air!

It’s not just the birds that I am talking about either. London, Ontario is going to be blessed with some fabulous entertainment this weekend that you just won’t want to miss. I am talking Indie, folk, opera, country, jazz, rock and some good old-fashioned choral music. Sit back and enjoy some toe-tapping tunes in formal to laid-back settings; enough to tempt any musical lover out there. The challenge will be to decide who to see!

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Music In Your Neighbourhood

  • Fred Eaglesmith – April 6th, 2013 from  7 – 11 pm at the London Music Club. A taste of Bluegrass, a dash of country, a bit of rock and a whole lot of originality is what you get when listen to Fred Eaglesmith. Making music since the early 80s, this Canadian musician knows what it is all about. Check him out and see for yourself!
  • Ana Moura – April 6th, 2013 from 7 pm – 12 am at the Aeolian Hall (795 Dundas St E). At just 25 years old, this soulful Portuguese vocalist has made an international name for herself in the traditional fado-style of music of her homeland. Her voice is poetry in motion, touching on themes of lost love, separation and longing, that reaches out to the listener regardless of the language. The concert is in coordination with Sunfest.
  • Amabile Choir – April 6th, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at St John the Divine Parish (390 Baseline Rd W). Prepared to be surprised and delighted by the Amabile Choir’s presentation of Prima & Primus, featuring the female and male choirs. If you haven’t made it to choir practice in a while, make a point of being inspired by these singers.
  • The Voices Collective Jazz Ball – April 6th, 2013 from 7 – 10 pm at Christ Anglican Church (138 Wellington St). If music you can dance to, then this is the event for you. The evening will feature a silent auction, dancing, jazz music and a sneak preview of “Bedtime Stories” written by Diana Kolpak and to be featured at this year’s Fringe Festival. Nice.
  • Great World Favourites in Opera and Operetta – April 7th, 2013 from 3 – 5 pm at the German Canadian Club (1 Cove Rd). Head out for the second annual presentation of German vocal music this Sunday, featuring performances by Theodore Baerg and students from the Don Wright Faculty of Music. If you like opera or operetta, this is the event for you. It sold out last year, so get your tickets now!
  • Enter the Haggis – April , 2013 from 6:30 pm – 12 am at the Aeolian Hall. Get back to the Aeolian Hall on Sunday for this Indie folk/rock band from Toronto. If you want diversity, you will get it from ETH. They have played their eclectic mix of music since 1996 in venues all over the world. Don’t you want to discover what all the fuss is about?

Enjoy the shows!

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