Shawn Mullins & Max Gomez Saturday June 23 Market Hall

April 23, 2018 thewire 0

After a series of indie record releases, Shawn Mullins’s critical breakthrough came when 1998 Soul’s Core album shot him to fame on the strength of its Grammy-nominated No. 1 hit, “Lullaby” followed by AAA/Americana No. 1 “Beautiful Wreck” from 2006’s 9th Ward Pickin’ Parlor. His song, “Shimmer,” was used in promotion […]

Stephen Fearing returns to Market Hall Tuesday April 17

April 3, 2018 thewire 0

Stephen Fearing has been named as one of the finest songwriters in Canada. He built a national – and international – audience for his music, doing it old school through countless performances at intimate venues and on the concert stages of festivals and theatres across Canada, the US, and the […]

Reuben and the Dark

Reuben and the Dark @ Market Hall, Thursday March 15

January 25, 2018 thewire 0

Calgary’s Reuben and the Dark is a collection of five multi-instrumentalists and vocalists led by Reuben Bullock. The group makes chilling, emotive folk and soul driven by dark, introspective lyrics that explore the duality of misery and joy. Boasting a rare chemistry between all members across western Canada, Reuben and […]

Bowie Lives @ Market Hall, Saturday February 17

January 3, 2018 thewire 0

Bowie Lives returns to the Market Hall a year after the show’s debut in 2017. “Go ahead, be skeptical….then talk to me after he sings ‘Young Americans’! What a night!” says CHEX TV’s Teresa Kaszuba. Fans proclaim “Beyond Amazing!!” Join award winning vocalist Michael Bell and a band of master […]

Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder: Friday December 15, Showplace

December 2, 2017 thewire 0

It might have taken 4 1/2 years for this celebrated singer/songwriter to gift us with a follow-up to 2012’s expectation-defying critical and commercial hit “Harmony”, but that record’s signature single, “Stompa” and its anthemic follow-up “What I Wouldn’t Do” haven’t left the airwaves since. Her new album, “Utopia” compresses a […]

Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher: Market Hall Tuesday November 28

November 17, 2017 thewire 0

Listening to Mint Juleps, the fifth album by two-time JUNO Award nominee Jeremy Fisher, is like ambling through the long and relaxed dog days of summer. The acoustic-driven collection of 12 songs reunites Fisher with his folk-drenched musical roots and is a veritable throwback to the golden era of the […]

Séan McCann & Craig Cardiff: Market Hall, Nov 17

November 10, 2017 thewire 0

Séan McCann’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea. After millions of albums sold, countless hit songs, and record breaking tours around the world, Séan realized that his 20 years with the band had […]

Micah Barnes

Micah Barnes, Market Hall Thursday Nov 30

October 23, 2017 thewire 0

Having cut his teeth in the cabarets and jazz clubs of Toronto while still a teenager Micah became a well loved singer songwriter on the Queen Street scene before joining The Nylons and touring the world. Recording with the A Capella Pop act brought Micah into the global music scene […]

Sass Jordan

Sass Jordan @ Market Hall Thursday November 2

October 7, 2017 thewire 0

Presented by Market Hall Performing Arts Centre Canada’s Queen of Rock, platinum selling, Juno and multiple award winner, Sass Jordan, will be in Canada this Fall/Winter on her ‘Racine Revisted Tour’ to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the release of her 1992 Sophomore album, ‘Racine’, which made her an international […]