The Ballytobin Live from the Isabel Online Summer Music Festival

Triola

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Join TRIOLA - Gisèle Dalbec-Szczesniak, Melinda Collins and Eileen Beaudette - as they take us on a musical journey playing familiar light classics - Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, O Mio Babbino Caro, sizzling Piazzolla tangos, Ungar's Ashokan Farewell,  film music and much more...a delightful program for a lovely summer's eve!

Benny Goodman Tribute Band

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The Benny Goodman Tribute Band features local Kingston musicians Chris Alfano (clarinet), Greg Runions (vibraphone), Paul Clifford (bass) and Rich Bannard (drums). Together they bring alive the music of Benny Goodman, performing famous works such as Avalon, Moonglow, Memories of You, and others. They have performed on the Island Star, as part of the Kingston Jazz Society’s series at the Tett Centre, as part of the Happy Hour Sound Bytes series as well as part of the St. George’s Summer Concert Series.

Jive Ass Slippers

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The Jive Ass Slippers are a quintet of Kingston-based musicians that have been performing tribute concerts at the Musiikki Café for the past four years. Once or twice a year, they take up a weekly residency at Musiikki for a month, each time celebrating the music of a different significant figure in jazz history. For this concert, they will play the music of Canadian composer and jazz musician, Kenny Wheeler, with a mix of old favourites thrown in as well.

Dan School Faculty Artists

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Join the DAN School faculty trio for the beautiful Brahms Clarinet Trio. A composer who represented a culmination of the Romantic era, Johannes Brahms remains unmatched in his emotional range and innovative spirit. This Brahms trio is music of profound depth, and audiences will not be able to help but feel moved.

Valery Lloyd-Watts

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Valery Lloyd-Watts has captivated audiences worldwide with her insightful and emotional performances. Audiences are drawn into an exhilarating and inspiring experience revealing the passion and soul of both the composer and the artist.

Carina Canonico & David Gazaille, Clarinet

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Join Kingston Symphony Principal Clarinetist Carina Canonico and her husband David Gazaille as they take you on a wonderful journey throughout the centuries. The concert features Volante Onda Lunga, a Telemann Sonata, Shalom Secunda’s Bei Mir Bist du Schoen, Beethoven Duet for Clarinet and Bassoon (arranged for 2 clarinets), Guillaume Connesson Scenes de la Vie Contemporaine, and D'Rivera Contradanza.

Emilie Steele & The Deal

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WHAT’S THE DEAL?  Emilie Steele & The Deal are a grab bag of catchy hooks and lush tones delivered with buoyant energy and original style.  Since this sonic trio formed in 2017 they have been dishing out unabashed indie rock tunes and winning the hearts of their listeners. Steele's animated delivery, vocal melodies and clever turns of phrase soar alongside the weaving riffs and driving rhythms of powerhouse band mates Jack Lockridge and Jon Irwin.

Oakridge Ave.

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Proudly hailing from the Live Music Capital of Canada – the members of Oakridge Ave. have been cutting their teeth in dynamic musical ventures for over ten years. Their individual musical pedigrees range from being influenced by operatic choral music, Celtic punk, the most genuine hard working and endlessly touring Canadian Indie bands, as well as the theory and technique from the prestigious Berkelee School of Music. Oakridge Ave. is like a good Canadian ale; rich, complex, but accessible and smooth, best enjoyed with good friends having a great time!

Kingston Cabaret Night

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It’s Kingston cabaret night with top Kingston musicians.  Join Alex Tikhnenko (bass), Bryan Howell (percussion), Paul Medina (drums), Helena Hannibal (saxophone), Eric Liu  (trombone/keyboard) and Firebirds Selina Chiarelli and Chantal Thompson (voice), Caroline Kwok (flute) in a hugely entertaining evening of jazz, pop, and beyond!

Isabel String Quartet

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The Isabel String Quartet was created to foster excellence in the area of chamber music at Queen’s University. Join Laura Andriani and Julia MacFarlane (violins), Caitlin Boyle (viola), and Wolf Tormann (cello) as they perform Haydn quartet in f minor, Opus 20, No.5 and the Dvorak American Quartet.

The Limestone Trio

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Lisa Draper, Danielle Lennon, and Jeff Hamacher are all members of the Kingston Symphony, are principal players of the Melos Baroque Orchestra, and all have bustling private studios. The Limestone Trio  will perform a combination of classical, traditional, and popular selections from Bach to the Beatles. Enjoy Bach’s Sheep May Safely Graze to MacIsaac’s MacDougall’s Pride, Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba to the Beatles’ Here Comes the Sun.