Supporting musicians during the pandemic

We’re all missing the pleasures of live music in our fabulous town hall, and we’re keen to return to what makes Folkus Concert Series tick. In the meantime, as we head into spring after a year of pandemic-living, we want to share the ways in which some of our team members have been supporting musicians.

Read on to meet some of the women behind Folkus and hear how they are supporting music during this time…

Celebrate with Folkus Thursday, November 7th

Sneak Peek! Folkus Series Launches this week

To start off our season, we’re holding a launch party Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at Equator Coffee Roasters, to celebrate our season and to celebrate our wonderful sound man, Brendan Gawn.

He never gets to mingle at shows because he’s working too hard. Brendan is an excellent sound person because he listens. He listens well because plays a mean bass. And he’ll be playing bass with the Brindled Cats, along with guitarist Rob McMurray. They may bring a few friends.

Join us for a pint or a coffee and possibly a bite to eat!

Folkus 2020 Launch Party
Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Doors open 7pm; expect to end around 10pm

Big Little Lions with s/g Outside I’m A Giant

Big, little, giants…we have an unintended theme for this show. Both groups feature soaring sounds — Big Little Lions feature strong vocal harmonies, while Outside I’m A Giant build on fiddle, pedal steel, and a deep baritone voice.

Big Little Lions play music for Big and Little People

Big Little Lions Family Matinee – 3:00 pm, March 24 at the Almonte Old Town Hall

As a special treat for families, we will be offering a 45-minute, family-friendly afternoon show with Big Little Lions. The music will be much the same, but the beverages will be kid-appropriate, and dancing is definitely encouraged, as are clapping, singing along, and twirling.

Amanda Rheaume concert sets Folkus 2018 in motion

The Folkus 2018 season got off to a great start on January 27th. Pakenham native Brad Scott opened the show with his infectious style of playing, and Amanda Rheaume’s trio had the hall on its feet with an extended set at this sold out concert.  What a great way to beat the winter blues.