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Next Up: Paul Mills, Grit Laskin, Bill Garret Workshop – Sat. March 18, 2017

2017/02/20

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Well known as CBC producer of “Touch the Earth”, Paul became even better known as a record producer, session guitarist and accompanist as well as a founder of Borealis Records. Most notably, Paul Produced most of Stan Rogers recordings and performed as Curly Boy Stubs on many of them. Paul is also a superb solo performer with a rich repertoire of his and others’ songs to bring to the Newmarket Stage. Check out www.borealisrecords.com/artists/paul-mills to learn more about Paul.

 -Grit Laskin   A founder of Borealis Records, Canada’s top Folk music recording and distribution company. As well, he is perhaps Canada’s leading guitar luthier and certainly creates the most artistically crafted guitars that a person can acquire. Grit started out performing as a founding member of “Friends of Fiddlers Green” and still performs with that group today! He was one of Stan Roger’s band for the recording of Stan’s “Live “ album. His sense of humour, large repertoire and great stage presence put him in demand with folk festivals and folk clubs. You can learn more about Grit at http://www.williamlaskin.com .

-Bill Garrett, (with Sue Lothrop)     Another founder of Borealis Records, Bill Garrett is one of the best guitar players in the Canadian folk music world and has performed with Paul Mills and more often with musical and life-partner Sue Lothrop. He has performed with many well known performers on stage and as a session musician. Bill was also a CBC producer and independent record producer and has produced over 75 records over the years. Sue Lothrop has performed with Bill for many years and their great on-stage duo presence is as a result of their great harmonies and chemistry. Have a look at http://www.borealisrecords.com/artists/bill-garrett-sue-lothrop/ to learn more about these performers.

It is very rare for these performers to be on stage together and we are honoured that they have agreed to this special performance here in Newmarket. We are in for a treat! Reserve the evening for a memorable, great night out.

Tickets for this concert are $25.00 and go on sale February 18.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the Legion being closed for the next few months for renovations on its roof, this concert will be held at the Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive.  Doors will open at 7:45.