Addison Locke in Concert
May
5
7:30 PM19:30

Addison Locke in Concert

Born and raised in Lunenburg county Nova Scotia, and a former resident of Pictou County, Addison Locke has been entertaining audiences throughout the region and beyond since 1984

Addison has recorded in Nashville, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia and began offering full length concerts in 2008 after launching his first long playing CD titled. "Addison Locke...What Have You Done". He is honoured to have recorded his CD in the Dave Gunning Studios

Addison knows that the key to joy in the music industry is found 'on the ground' singing for live audiences. He holds to his idea that the finest artists are also fine people filled with genuine affection and respect for their fans.

Quiet and humble by nature, Addison offers sincere and wildly true stories about where his songs originate and the characters that inspired them. Those who attend Addison's live concerts leave his shows knowing him and leave feeling that he genuinely loves each one of them.

Tickets are $15 at Fulton's Pharmacy, at the door and online at www.gacejollymore.com

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Celtic Rant
May
12
7:30 PM19:30

Celtic Rant

Drawing on the rich repertoire of East Coast Celtic tradition of intricate instrumentals, sea shanties, Irish and Scottish songs, and original compositions, Celtic Rant have forged a polished sound around the guitar, fiddle, pipes, mandolin, and excitingly robust vocal harmonies. They have been performing in festivals and clubs throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI and have been building a steady base since 2006 – the year the band started.  

They recorded the debut “Celtic Rant” and follow up recording “Encore” with producer Don Chapman. The newest CD “A Clancy Rantcy” is a tribute to the legendary Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. “A Clancy Rantcy” takes Celtic Rant into exciting new territory.

Celtic Rant consists of Victor Fraser on vocals, guitar, tenor banjo and fiddle, Rob Wigle on vocals, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki, and Rob Greene, who also does vocals and plays bass guitar, fiddle and pipes.

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Tickets are $15 at Fulton's Pharmacy, at the door and online at www.gracejollymore.com

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The Land Lady
May
17
to May 18

The Land Lady

The Land Lady is a new play by Tatamagouche playwright and novelist Gary Blackwood.  The one-person show features Nicole Uzans as iconic Canadian artist Emily Carr.  It takes place long before Carr achieved success, when she was eking out a living by running a boarding house in Victoria.  She recounts and often dramatizes scenes from her childhood; the years she spent studying art in San Francisco, London, and Paris; her failed romances; and her attempts to free herself from the conventions imposed by the art world and by society.

It will be presented May 17 and May 18 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 or $10 for students, available at the door.

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Alan Syliboy - Art Exhibition
Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00
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Alan Syliboy - Art Exhibition

Alan Syliboy is an established Mi' kmaq artist. His work is influenced by the indigenous Mi'kmaq rock drawing and quill weaving traditions. Working in acrylic and mixed media, Alan creates vibrantly coloured images exploring the themes of family, searching and spirituality. The exhibition will be featured through June and July,with the opening scheduled for Friday, June 1 at 7:00 pm.

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Gala Dinner For The Grace
Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

Gala Dinner For The Grace

Come to The Gala Dinner for TheGrace to be held at the Northumberland Room, Fox Harb'r. Sunday, June 3, 2018. Beginning at 5:30 for Reception and Dinner at 6pm. A Silent Auction is available , entertainment and more. Every ticket sold includes a 1 year membership to The Grace. All proceeds are for The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre.

Tickets are $100 and are available at Scotiabank, Tatamagouche and online at www.gracejollymore.com.

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Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers
Jun
9
7:30 PM19:30

Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers

The members of the group are vocalist Hubert Francis star of Brookes Diamond production, “Drum” from Elsipogtog First Nation, Evan Syliboy formerly with Lonecloud and bassist/composer/sound designer & sound editor Lukas Pearce of Halifax NS and group leader, percussionist/storyteller Alan Syliboy. The show consists of songs, stories (narrative about The Thundermaker) accompanied by multi-media art film and live performance.

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Alycia Putnam and Family
Jul
7
7:30 PM19:30

Alycia Putnam and Family

Since being inspired at the age of nine when she saw Natalie MacMaster in concert, Alycia Putnam has been working on her fiddle chops and a deep repertoire of foot-stompin’ tunes. The result of this dedication has been three solo albums and thousands of live performances spanning the globe from Pictou to Amsterdam, and back to Pictou. 

Alycia’s most recent album, the much anticipated Wired for Sound, includes 13 tracks of traditional to more eclectic fiddle music and the immense talent of 10 of the province’s most well-known musicians.

Since her performing career took off in the late 90’s, Alycia has amassed a network of artists she regularly adds to her live performances depending on what’s needed for the gig. Her core family band (her dad, Robert, on guitar and her mom, Kelly, on bagpipes) can be expanded to feature percussion, bass, vocals, banjo, mandolin, and a suite of other sounds depending on who’s footing the bill. Regardless of the band’s composition, this live show has something for everyone and is a must-see for anybody who loves Cape-Breton-style fiddle music played by a mainlander.

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Sean McCann - of Great Big Sea
Aug
19
7:30 PM19:30

Sean McCann - of Great Big Sea

In partnership with TATAFEST 2018, The Grace presents Sean McCann, formerly of the renowned folk/rock group Great Big Sea.

Séan McCann – long-time singer in the iconic Canadian party band Great Big Sea, was a high functioning alcoholic burdened with a dark past. He spent 35 years drinking heavily to numb his pain and avoid his truth. In 2013, he decided to leave the band and re-invent his life.
He is now a solo artist and advocate for mental health and addiction recovery. His story is about surviving abuse, becoming sober, leaving the band and making a real difference in the world.

Listen to Sean Sing http://www.seanmccannsings.com/sing/

Tickets are $30 at Fulton's Pharmacy, and online at www.gracejollymore.com

 

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Unforeseen
Aug
23
7:30 PM19:30

Unforeseen

"Unforeseen" is a unique and unforgettable experience featuring blind pianist Shelby Murray and her band of journeyman musicians', who have performed with the Glamour Puss Blues Band, Dutch Mason, 1755 and many more.

The group has performed at many marquee events including festivals, beaches, parks, fairs, corporate events, village, town and city celebrations and private functions.

The "Unforeseen" concert experience showcases the greatest rock'n'roll hit songs from yesteryear, combined with classic rock selections that include songs from: Roy Orbison, Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, Jerry Lee Lewis, CCR, Elton John, Billy Joel, Trooper.

Tickets are $20 at Fulton's Pharmacy, and online at www.gracejollymore.com

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Hillsburn - March 16, 2018
Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

Hillsburn - March 16, 2018

The Grace is delighted to welcome back Hillsburn. This is an exciting and energetic award winning folk/pop/rock band.

In 2016/2017, Hillsburn released their debut full-length album, and sold out shows across Canada. The Halifax based band won the Canadian Folk Music Award for “New/Emerging Artist of the Year” and a 2017 East Coast Music Award for "Fans' Choice Video of the Year." 

The new album, "The Wilder Beyond" comes out February 2. Use the links below to listen to some of the new tunes. They return to The Grace on March 16, 7:30. Don't miss them!!

http://hillsburn.com/videos/

The Wilder Beyond - audio samples

See a recent article in The Coast

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Home Grown Holiday - A Showcase of Local Talent
Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Home Grown Holiday - A Showcase of Local Talent

Get in the Holiday mood and celebrate our local talent at this showcase of what the North Shore has to offer. Song, readings, skits, variety and familiar faces. Bring the family and enjoy the show. Bar available. 

Tickets only $10 available at Fulton's Pharmacy and online at www.gracejollymore.com/tickets and at the door (while they last).

FREE ADMISSION for performers and children under 12.

 

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Kevin Aitchison
Nov
25
7:30 PM19:30

Kevin Aitchison

It's time once again to celebrate our local talent. Kevin Aitchison has been performing in the Tatamagouche area solo and in partnership with other great local musicians. He has prepared his own CD and will offer songs from that collection on November 25. Come and support our own.

Freewill offering in support of Kevin and The Grace. Bar available.

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Modified - The Film
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Modified - The Film

Do you know what's in your food? This thoughtful film will focus on the involvement of chemical companies in the production of your food. The film maker will be in attendance for a question and answer session. Brought to you by Northumberland Shore Slow Food. Click here to see the trailer for this film https://www.modifiedthefilm.com/see-the-film Admission by donation.

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New Glasgow Youth Theatre presents "SUITE SURRENDER"
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

New Glasgow Youth Theatre presents "SUITE SURRENDER"

It's 1942, and two of Hollywood's biggest divas have arrived at the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel with their assistants, luggage, and their legendary feud with each other.  Everything’s in order for the wartime performance…that is, until the two rivals are somehow assigned the same suite.  Mistaken identities, overblown egos and a lap dog named Mr. Boodles round out this hilarious comedy by Michael McKeever.  Enjoy a lively evening of theatre with the talented actors of New Glasgow Youth Theatre Society!  (Some mild adult language)

Tickets $15 (Adult) and $10 (Students/Seniors) Available at Fulton's Pharmacy, Tatamagouche and online at www.gracejollymore.com/tickets

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The Stadacona Band of The Royal Canadian Navy
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

The Stadacona Band of The Royal Canadian Navy

The Stadacona Band of The Royal Canadian Navy, based in Halifax, is a full-time professional military band with a proud tradition of musical excellence spanning more than 75 years. The band consists of some of Canada’s finest musicians and is world-renowned. As a result, it is in constant international demand. The band also assists non-profit civilian organizations across the Atlantic provinces. The 35-member group uses a variety of configurations from parade and concert band, to big band and jazz/dixie combos, as well as brass and woodwind ensembles. This enables the band to cover a wide range of engagements.  The Stadacona Band appears courtesy of the Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic. 

Tickets are $20, available at Scotiabank (Tatamagouche) Fulton's Pharmacy, At The Grace and online.

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Locally Grown: An Exhibition of Local Art
Oct
30
to Dec 16

Locally Grown: An Exhibition of Local Art

Artists of our North Shore put their best foot forward in presenting their work at The Grace, on canvas and through the camera's lens. Come to The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre's Ice House Gallery and enjoy the home grown offerings from these talented artists. Monday, October 30 - December 16, 2017. You might see something you'd like to take home with you. Saturday 10 am - 1 pm.

This Saturday- Chris Sonntag, Heather Ross and Barb Gregory will be playing their harps at the Ice House Gallery. Hot cider and cookies to treat the public as well. Sundays by Appointment.

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Line Dancing at The Grace
Oct
15
to Dec 3

Line Dancing at The Grace

Enjoy a FREE 8 week line dancing session sponsored by The North Shore Area Community Health Board, dancing to all styles of music.  Held at The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre with instructor Debbie Davis-Maybee. 90 minutes of great exercise and social time. Hard soled shoes are a good idea.

Sundays - Oct 15 to Dec 3, 2pm - 3:30 pm. Donations to The Grace are welcome. Call now to let us know you are coming. 902-657-1083 or email arts@creamerysquare.ca

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The Swinging Belles
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

The Swinging Belles

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2016 Juno winners, The Swinging Belles, a swing band for kids from St. John's, NL, are intent on getting both kids and adults to kick up their heels and have a swinging good time with the whole family!

Tickets available at The Grace, or online or at Fulton's Pharmacy, Tatamagouche. Adults $20 / Children 10 and under FREE.

This tour is part of the Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) and RADARTS' Canada 150 Performance Series. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada. 

Listen to them perform "Bounce Back". 

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Valdy in Concert
Sep
30
7:30 PM19:30

Valdy in Concert

Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 34 years. He's a singer, guitarist and songwriter who catches the small but telling moments that make up life.

Remembered for Play Me a Rock and Roll Song, Valdy has sold almost half a million copies of his 13 albums, has two Juno Awards (Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year), a total of seven Juno nominations and four Gold albums to his credit.

Tickets $25/$20 for seniors and students.

Available at Fulton's Pharmacy, at The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre and online.

 Sponsored in part by Tatamagouche Foodland.

Sponsored in part by Tatamagouche Foodland.

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Jake Duggan in Concert
Sep
9
7:30 PM19:30

Jake Duggan in Concert

Sponsored by Forbes Bros., Denmark.

There is a new country star on Nova Scotia's North Shore. Jake Duggan is turning heads and for good reason. He's just that darn good. You'll be impressed with the calibre of this young talent. Accompanied by his band, Jake will be featured at The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre on Sat. Sept. 9, at 7:30. Don't miss it!

Admission $15. Tickets available at Fulton's Pharmacy, Tatamagouche and online at www.gracejollymore.com/tickets

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Josh Simm CD launch
Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

Josh Simm CD launch

Here's a chance to witness history in the making and support local young talent all at the same time. Josh Simm is 17yrs old and has been singing and playing guitar for 5 yrs. He plays mostly country cover songs but has written a few of his own. Josh's musicianship has been impressing everyone who listens. Last year, he won 'The Dream Hughie Award", $2500 to help further his music training. He's an up and coming local entertainer. You will want to say "I was there when... ". Josh will perform tunes from his new CD at this official CD launch. Donations are welcome to support Josh and The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre.

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Stoney Creek - Old Country / Bluegrass on The Senator's Stage
Jul
16
2:00 PM14:00

Stoney Creek - Old Country / Bluegrass on The Senator's Stage

Outdoor concert by an authentic Old Country trio performing classics - Haggard, Jones, Owens, Williams, Cash, etc. They come with a bluegrass background and lots of experience. An ecclectic mix of bluegrass, jazz, gospel, rock, pop and folk. Something for everyone. Bring a chair. $10 at Fulton's Pharmacy in Tatamagouche or at the door.

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Canada Day at Creamery Square
Jul
1
8:00 AM08:00

Canada Day at Creamery Square

CANADA DAY at Creamery Square

Come to Creamery Square for a variety of entertainment and events on Canada Day. Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Tatamagouche Farmers' Market, Heritage Centre, and the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre are all open for business. See the Ivan FraserArt display "Plyatism" at The Grace. Enjoy a Kitchen Party on the outdoor stage.

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