Jun 15th, 2013 (Sat)
2:30 PM
  Shelley Bean and the Duckety Muds (2:30PM)

Laugh, Sing, Shake and Join In

Looking for some super silly sing along fun? Join Shelley Bean (Shelley Chase) and the Duckety Muds for a lively performance of folk inspired songs specially geared towards the young ... and the young at heart. With tunes ranging from the bluesy "Bunk beds Rule" to the whacky, slappy "Buzz off Mosquito", you and the kids are sure to share a gut busting, hand clapping, shimmy shaking good time.

A 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards nominee for Children's Artist of the Year.

 


Jun 23rd, 2013 (Sun)
2:30 PM
  Opera on the Avalon, Mozart’s The Magic Flute (2:30PM)

Something to Behold

When the Queen of the Night's daughter is kidnapped by an evil sorcerer, it's up to the heroic prince to save her. But in this land of enchantment, nothing is ever what it seems. Join Opera on the Avalon as they take you on a mad, magical journey full of fantasy, farce and unforgettable music.

Tickets $25 / Students $10.00

 


Jun 29th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  The Once (8pm)

Folk ... Re-Imagined

Join the growing legion of listeners who have been soothed, spirited and surprised by the music of The Once. Geraldine Hollett, Phil Churchill and Andrew Dale use voice and acoustic instruments to create a sound that is traditional yet contemporary, intimate and epic, tender and exuberant. This is folk - no, this is music - like you've never heard it before.

Winners of the 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards Vocal Group of the Year.

Tickets: $25 / Students $10.


Jul 6th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Crooked Stovepipe (8pm)

The Godfathers of Newfoundland Bluegrass

Formed in 1973, Crooked Stovepipe has graced the stages of music festivals right across this country and released three albums, including Just in Case - the 2006 East Coast Music Award's Bluegrass Recording of the Year. Join founding members Neil Rosenberg (banjo) and Ted Rowe (guitar), along with new recruits Dave Rowe (Mandolin) and Tom Power (bass) as they celebrate 40 years of finger picking and hoedown harmonies.


Jul 13th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Craig Young (8PM)

Honest Country Music

His talent has taken him around the world. He's a four time winner of the Canadian Country Music Award for Best Guitarist and he's performed with a who's who of Canadian country music including Jason McCoy, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, George Canyon and Terri Clark. He's also a talented solo artist, blending classic country and traditional stylings into a sound that's all his own - warm, smooth, heartfelt and honest.


Jul 20th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  The Secrets (8PM)

Mandolins and Faded Jeans

A magical union of three individually accomplished performers. Join Karla Pilgrim, Terry Lynn Eddy and Renee Batten for an evening of country/pop delivered with a triple shot of smooth harmonies. With their first studio recording of originals set for release in fall 2013, this is your chance to discover The Secrets before their secret gets out.


Jul 27th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Forever Young: The Music of Rod Stewart (Kelly-Ann Evans) (8PM)

Break Out the Tight Pants and Tease that Hair!

He's one of the best selling artists of all times. She's an award-winning singer, dancer, entertainer extraordinaire. Join Kelly-Ann Evans as she leads you on a gyrating, high kicking, hair sprayed romp through the musical career of Rod Stewart. From 70's classics to disco and beyond, "Maggie May" to "Have I Told You Lately. An unforgettable evening full of the music you love.


Aug 3rd, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Only The Lonely: The Music of Roy Orbison (Sandy Morris/Bob MacDonald) (8PM)

Pretty Woman, Blue Bayou, Running Scared, Crying .... In the era when rock and roll was defined by driving guitars and big sound, he was an unhip underdog who dared to sing about insecurity, heartache and fear. Join guitar master Sandy Morris and veteran performers Bob Macdonald, Petrina Bromley, Brian Way and others as they pay tribute to Roy Orbison - a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer with a sound and style all his own.


Aug 10th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  RASA

 

Rasa - A sound all their own

Erin Best and Sandy Morris blend rich, deep vocals with guitar-driven arrangements to create an eclectic sound that’s hard to pin down. Urban folk, roots-rock, jazz-pop ...? Who cares! Join us for an evening of plaintive ballads, soulful blues rock and everything in between. This is music that defies description ... except, simply great.


Aug 17th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Andrew James O'Brien & Catherine Allan (8PM)

Discover the Buzz

He's been called the next great Newfoundland songwriter. She's his accordion-touting better half whose effortless harmonies belie an intuition that can only come from years of immersion in music. Together, they deliver sincere, heartfelt and deeply poignant lyrics set against a catchy, melodic backdrop of contemporary folk and pop/rock. Get ready for an outpouring of emotion that's guaranteed to soften even the hardest heart.

2011 Music Newfoundland and Labrador Male Artist of the Year, Rising Star of the Year and Pop/Rock Recording of the Year.


Aug 24th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  The Navigators (8PM)

Bazooka, Bodhran ... and Electric Guitar

Music that is much like the province itself - rocky, energetic, unpredictable, and unforgettable. With a mixture of traditional and original songs, a cappella and instrumental numbers, ballads and shanties, The Navigators promise a roaring concert with a little something for everyone. Experience the fun of a kitchen party on the Garrick stage.


Aug 31st, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  The Idlers (8PM)

 

Full Tilt Energy

A high energy mix of roots, reggae, ska and dancehall that's guaranteed to lift your feet and your soul. Named four years running as Newfoundland's Best Band To Dance To, this ten piece (yup, that's ten piece!) band from St. John's have been working audiences into a frenzy since 2006. Get ready for a sweat-fueled show touted as "groovier, harder-hitting and more engaging" than anything the band has presented in the past. Whew!


Sep 7th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  John Curran, Greg and Ray Walsh (8PM)

Two Masterless Men, One Master

John Curran possesses one of the most recognizable voices in Newfoundland music ... and with good reason. As lead singer of the Masterless Men, he's been performing for more than 20 years and has recorded seven albums. John will share the Garrick stage with multi-instrumentalist and Masterless Men band mate Greg Walsh and his father, accordion master Ray Walsh. Together, they're sure to deliver an unforgettable evening of Irish and folk favorites.


TERRY PENNEY (Opening Act) - Biography

 

Award-winning contemporary folk artist, Terry Penney is a master storyteller with a social conscience, insightful perspective and a nostalgic yearning for days gone by.   Consequently, his writing is often set in a by-gone era when little boys dreamed of helping the Lone Ranger and World War veterans still walked the streets as young men.

 

 

His image-driven songs, which have been compared to 3-minute movies, and his intriguing preambles, have captivated audiences from Kerrville, Texas to London, England.  As a songwriter he has earned awards and international accolades, including 2009 MusicNL SOCAN Songwriter of the Year, finalist in the 2012 Kerrville Songwriting Festival competition, and 2012 MusicNL Country Artist of the Year.  In February 2012, he released his 5th critically acclaimed album, The Last Guitar [4 stars, Maverick Magazine, UK].

 

Awards/Honors

 

 

 

 

  • 2012 MusicNL Country Artist of the Year
  • 2012 MusicNL SOCAN Songwriter of the Year - nominee
  • 2012 & 2010 Kerrville Songwriting Competition - finalist
  • 2011 International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMAs) - finalist
  • 2010 Lyric Writer Awards- Winner
  • 2010 Belfast Nashville Songwriting Competition - finalist
  • 2010 USA Songwriting Competition –Folk finalist
  • 2009 MusicNL SOCAN Songwriter of the Year
  • 2009 International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMAs)– 3rd
  • 2009 Great Lakes Songwriting Competition – 2nd Place
  • 2009 UK Songwriting Competition – finalist
  • 2005 ECMA Country Artist of the Year – Nominee
  • 2004 MusicNL Country Artist of the Year
  • 2002 MusicNL Male Artist of the Year
Sep 14th, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  Sean Panting (8pm)

Sean Panting

An Original Voice

Long before he became Jake Doyle's lecherous lawyer, Sean Panting was a local rock legend: A singer-songwriter with a reputation for razor-sharp lyrics inspired by the bliss and bedlam of everyday life. From love and revenge to office cubicles and power outages. Man of the Year, released in December, 2011, is his fifth solo disc, following the electric Receiver and acoustic Victrola (2005), Pop Disaster (2002), and his solo debut Lotus Land.

A 2012 Atlantic Music Prize shortlisted nominee


Sep 21st, 2013 (Sat)
8:00 PM
  That's My Song (8PM)

Have Your Say on What We Play

What's your song? You know, the one you have set to repeat, that reminds you of your first kiss, that helped heal your broken heart ... Want to hear it live, on the Garrick stage? Here's how. First, purchase an advance ticket to our September 21st show. Next, nominate your favorite song. Then, start campaigning. Get your mother, your brother and your significant other to head to the Garrick's Facebook page before June 14th and vote for your choice. Songs receiving the most votes will be performed during the September 21st show. And the best part? The nominee will be mentioned in the intro to each song AND receive a small prize.

Musicians Sandy Morris and Brian Way will lead a talented group of Garrick regulars including Gord Fudge, Keith Elliott and Bob Little. And the vocalists? Well, that depends on the songs. It's closing night and there's no telling who and what you'll hear on the Garrick stage. We’re ending our season with a bang. Join us!