We finally finished our music video for Seasons! This was a really fun project. It took us all year, as I really wanted to get the right look and feel for each verse (or season) so the meaning of the…
7pm start. Limited Seating! $25 tickets (text 902 233 8844 to reserve)
7pm start. Limited seating! $20 tickets (call 902 670 8514 to reserve) E-transfer to guarantee seating (email@example.com)
Join us at the amazing Dawn Oman Art Gallery! The space is both grand and cosy, with beauty and colour inspiring at every turn. We love playing there and we are looking forward to seeing everyone and sharing some new compositions and some old favorites! Doors open at 6:15 Contact Dawn and Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 902-588-2002 for tickets
Experience Upstream Music Association's "The Dome Project" for One Night Only!
GIGS IN SPACE!!!!!
To boldly listen to what no one has heard before...
With music provided by accomplished improvising musicians from varied traditions, this event will feature the interplay of interstellar imagery will both incorporate the Discovery Centre’s astronomy imagery as well as live experimental video provided by Upstream’s Artistic Director, Lukas Pearse.
Musicians will include:
Evan Syliboy, electric guitarist for Mi’kmaw band Alan Syliboy & The Thundermakers
Sarah Frank, violinist for the contemporary bluegrass / Canadiana group The Bombadils
Taral Naik, classical tabla player
Sahara Jane, genre-fluid sarangi player
Tom Richards, jazz trombonist
Brian Borcherdt, indie electronics performer from bands including Dusted and HOLY F*CK
Audiences are encouraged to consider the parallels between scientific and artistic exploration, and to embrace the shared experience of the sky while honouring our own unique trajectories and orbits…
Sahara Jane and Ken Shorley return to one of their all time favourite venues for a night of music, stories, friends and beautifully blended specialty drinks made from the magic of local gardens. The Speak-easy is a special experience! Doors open at 7:30, tix $20.
Quilting is an instrumental improv group made up of Sahara Jane on sarangi and mouth harp, Kim Barlow - guitar/banjo, Mairi Chaimbel - celtic harp and Brian Borchardt playing all manner of things. On November 10th they celebrate their new release on vinyl which just came out on Telephone Explosion Records. They are joined by guitarist Sam Wilson, and trombonist AJAX (Andrew Jackson) Doors open at 7:00
$20 or PWYC
Our first official collaboration!! zhorli is Ken Shorley's electronic alter-ego. We wrote this one together in the spring, and are excited to share it with the known universe!
On October 21 our instrumental/expimental improv group, Quilting, are throwing ourselves a party at Gaspereau Community Hall!! Quilting is made up of Kim Barlow - guitar/banjo, Mairi Chaimbel - celtic harp, Brian Borchardt - all manner of things..., and Sahara Jane on sarangi and mouth harp.
zhorli (Ken Shorley) is opening the show and celebrating his own ep release and DJ HJ BJ (Brian Borcherdt from holy F) will DJ vinyl after. It’s a multi-layered night that will end with dancing! Tix at @musicincommunities $20 or pay-what-you-can
A Double Bill with singer songwriter Pam Paton at the beautiful Dawn Oman Gallery in Bridgetown! Pam will play the first set followed by Sahara Jane and Ken Shorley in a magical night of original music!
This two day festival runs from August 13-14, from 2-10 pm each day, and will feature musical from around the world! More info at: pas.acadiau.ca
BC and Alberta
Thanks to everyone in BC and Alberta for your love and enthusiasm and for having booked your tickets early for the shows. It really means the world to us. We hope you are all happy and healthy, and that we will see you next year at this time!
This is a very special event for us, as we will be playing with the choir and exploring the places that Western Choral music can mingle with Eastern Classical and folk music. We will play with song and rhythm together to create a night of magic and joy.