Ottawa Event Announcement: Festival of Small Halls Returns!

NEWS RELEASE

Ontario Festival of Small Halls announces lineup
celebrating big music in small places

April 12, 2022, OTTAWA − Ontario Festival of Small Halls organizers today announced that they will continue to offer the joy of live music concerts in small communities across Eastern Ontario, during the month of May, 2022.

The festival will feature a wealth of Canadian artists at numerous venues in the Ottawa Valley and beyond. The programming includes several awe-inspiring acts, such as: Ashley MacIsaac; Basia Bulat; Chris Murphy; Great Lake Swimmers; Harrow Fair; Hawksley Workman; Jessica Pearson & The East Wind; Kaia Kater; Skydiggers. and The Redhill Valleys.

 “It’s an eclectic festival, with musical mavericks, trusty veterans and some remarkable newcomers,” says Ontario Festival of Small Halls General Manager, Anna Wood. “The underlying beauty of a Small Halls show is in seeing your favourite act in a unique and intimate community setting that allows you to connect with the music and the artist.”

Safety is of the utmost importance, and the Festival crew will follow any guidelines set out by the province and local health authorities.

What: Ontario Festival of Small Halls

Who, when, and where:

Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. – Kaia Kater – St. John’s United Church – Brockville, Ontario

Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. – Great Lake Swimmers – Manotick United Church – Manotick, ON

Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. – Chris Murphy – St. Andrew’s United Church – Pakenham, ON

Saturday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. – Kaia Kater – Manotick United Church – Manotick, ON

Saturday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. – Great Lake Swimmers – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – Prescott, ON                                               

Friday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. – Basia Bulat – Almonte Old Town Hall – Almonte, ON

Fri, May 20, 7:30 p.m. – Harrow Fair (opener, The Redhill Valleys) – St. John’s United Church – Brockville, ON

Friday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. – Great Lake Swimmers – Elgin United Church – Elgin, ON

Saturday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. – Ashley MacIsaac – Almonte Old Town Hall – Almonte, ON

Saturday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. – Basia Bulat – Joshua Bates Centre – 1 Main Street, Athens, ON

Saturday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. – Harrow Fair (opener, The Redhill Valleys) – Westmeath & District Recreation Centre – Westmeath, ON

Sunday, May 22, 3 p.m. – Ashley MacIsaac – DACA Community Centre – Dacre, ON                       

Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. – Jessica Pearson & The East Wind – Delta Old Town Hall – Delta, ON

Friday, May 27, 7:30 p.m. – Hawksley Workman –  McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Hall – McDonald’s Corners, ON

Saturday, May 28, 7:30 p.m. – Hawksley Workman – Seeley’s Bay Community Hall – Seeley’s Bay, ON

Saturday, May 28, 7:30 p.m. – Skydiggers – Winchester United Church – Winchester, ON

Sunday, May 29, 3 p.m. – Skydiggers – Seeley’s Bay Community Hall – Seeley’s Bay, ON

How: Tickets for individual events go on sale online only, any time after 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12. https://ontariosmallhalls.com/ or https://festivalofsmallhalls.frontgatetickets.com 

The Ontario Festival of Small Halls takes showcasing cherished community venues to heart and puts the halls themselves front and centre.For more information, please visit the website, any time after 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12.  and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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