6th Annual Brenda Lewis & Gayle Ackroyd Christmas Harmonies Concert

Description: It's Brenda Lewis & Gayle Ackroyd 's 6th Annual "Lesser-known Christmas Gems and Faves" Concert! Special Guests: Laura Bird, and, Marilyn Alexander This versatile duo's sweet n' sassy vocal harmonies will take you on a journey of holiday cheer through 1930s to 1960s Pop and jazz - to more recent rock, R&Bc, country, folk and bluegrass. And some mighty fine originals written by Gayle! $15 advance; order online here at guelph.snapd.com or $20 at the door (*cash only) Brenda Lewis – “Her adept jazz sensibility is beautifully displayed; her consummate vocal skill shines throughout “(The WholeNote). A seasoned jazz vocalist, this past year saw Brenda featured in her “25 Years of Singing” Celebration in GYMC’s Series, Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, &, “The Breithaupt Brothers Come Home to Kitchener” at The Registry. Recently presented by Home Smith Bar, Jazz Room. Jazz Bistro, Niagara Jazz Fest’s “Twilight Jazz” Series, McMichael Gallery, Merrickville’s Jazz Fest, & ,1000 Islands Jazz Fest, her latest CD, “Far & Near” garnered airplay on JAZZ-FM and CBC. Lewis’ music career began in the roots / R&B genres. She quickly became a regular regionally in Arkell Schoolhouse Gallery Concert Series, Hillside Festival and more. Her 6-year music partnership with Gayle Ackroyd marks a return to those music genres. Gayle Ackroyd – A guitar slinger and blues singer, Ackroyd “belts out the blue-eyed soul with intense energy, grit, and class all at the same time” (Lenny Stoute, Toronto Star). Originally from Brampton, Gayle has been writing and making music since her teens. Her identity has always been firmly planted in folk/roots, country, and blues. A graduate of Oakville’s Sheridan College Musical Theatre Program, she has performed onstage with many greats, including Jeff Healey, Jack DeKeyser, and Amanda Marshall. A recipient of a Toronto Arts Council Songwriting Grant to live in Nashville. Gayle and her husband co-run “Gibson Music” school.

Start Time: December 8th, 2018 at 7:30pm
End Time: December 8th, 2018 at 9:30pm
Location: ANAF Club 344 Guelph
Address: 32 Gordon Street

City: Guelph
Province: ON
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