Category: Music

Legendary Pop Singer Tiffany at BPAC



Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 14, 2019
Cost: Tickets are $69.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonpac.ca, by calling 905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: American pop star and 80’s teen icon Tiffany rose to fame with such hits as Could’ve Been and her famous cover of Tommy James and The Shondells’ I Think We’re Alone Now. Tiffany has sold over 15 million albums, cementing her status in the industry as a powerhouse hit maker and go-to songwriter. Her most recent album, Pieces of Me, shows the deep soul of this dynamic pop star.

It all started in 1987 when her iconic number one hit single I Think We’re Alone Now captured the heart of a nation and catapulted her to pop superstardom. Tiffany earned two US number one hit singles and set a record as the youngest female artist to top the Billboard charts with her debut album.

With a career spanning over 30 years, ten studio albums, and a devoted fan base, Tiffany isn’t afraid to take risks. Fusing elements of rock and pop, Tiffany’s live performances showcase her trademark energy, remarkable voice and big radio friendly hits.


More Info: burlingtonpac.ca  @BurlingtonPAC  @burlington_PAC

Mariachi Herencia de México at BPAC


Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 9, 2019 @8pm
Cost: Tickets are $49.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonPAC.ca or by calling 
905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: Mariachi Herencia de México, an ensemble of student musicians from Chicago’s Mexican-American barrios, will visit Burlington to promote their second album Herencia De La Tierra Mía (The Heritage Of My Land), which has landed the No. 2 spot on the Latin Billboard charts! The self-released 14-track album was produced by world music figure and multiple award winner Javier Limón.

Nobody could have anticipated the success of their first album, Nuestra Herencia (Our Heritage) in 2017. The album received a Latin GRAMMY nomination, attracted local and national news coverage, and created new demand for appearances around the world.

Since then, Mariachi Herencia de México has performed in major mariachi festivals in Chicago, Orlando, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Guadalajara, Mexico’s mariachi capital and has made debut performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and Joe’s Pub in New York City.

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Mary Wilson of The Supremes at BPAC


Motown legend Mary Wilson


Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: October 24, 2019 @8pm
Cost: Tickets are $69.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonpac.ca, or call 905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: Motown legend Mary Wilson is a founding member and the longest member of The Supremes, one of the most successful female singing groups in recording history. Mary will treat Burlington audiences to an intimate selection of standards and easy-listening tunes that showcase her smoky voice and vocal prowess including Stop In The Name of Love and Baby Love.

Mary Wilson has released three solo albums, five singles and two best-selling autobiographies, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, and Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together. Mary has continued a successful career as a concert performer, and she still performs with the same passion she did while recording her twelve #1 hits.

A singer, a best-selling author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, former U.S. Cultural Ambassador, wife, mother, and grandmother, the legendary Mary Wilson continues to make great strides on her inevitable journey to greatness.

More Info: burlingtonpac.ca

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón: The Paco de Lucía Project


Where:
George Weston Recital Hall, Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street
When: October 17, 2019 @ 8pm
Cost: All tickets $35 (Additional service fees and facility fees, plus order/delivery fees may apply). Tickets are now on sale and available online at ticketmaster.ca, by calling 1.855.985.ARTS (2787), or in person at select TO Live box offices.

Details: Created by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, The Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía for the last 10 years of his career. The Paco de Lucía Project is part of TO Live’s Jazz at the George Series for is one performance only.

Paco de Lucía was widely considered to be the world’s premier flamenco guitarist and by many to be Spain’s greatest musical export.  He has had a revolutionary influence on flamenco music both as a composer and legendary performer. Throughout his 50 year career, he performed and recorded with musical legends such as Eric Clapton, Chick Corea, Carlos Santana and Al Di Meola among many others.

The acclaimed sextet features Paco’s nephew Antonio Sánchez (guitar), Israel Suárez “Piraña” (percussion), Alain Pérez (bass), Antonio Serrano (harmonica), David de Jacoba (vocals) and Antonio Fernández Montoya “Farruco” (dance).  The talented, combustible mix of wisdom and power was best captured in the 2010 double CD Paco de Lucía En Vivo – Conciertos: Live in Spain. Paco de Lucía died unexpectedly of a heart attack in Mexico on February 25, 2014. He was 66.

More Info: www.tolive.com

Art of Time Ensemble Marks the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Abbey Road


Where:
Harbourfront Centre Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay West
When: September 26 – 28, 2019 at 8pm
Cost: Tickets: $25-$64 (Discounts for students, under 30s and groups 10+). Can be purchased online at www.artoftimeensemble.com or call 416.973.4000

Details: To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Abbey Road, the Art of Time Ensemble, under the artistic direction of founder Andrew Burashko, presents the entire album – re-imagined, re-invented and performed by top Canadian artists from the worlds of pop, classical, and jazz.

The legendary album will be performed by Canadian pop icons Andy Maize (Skydiggers), Jeremy Fisher, Craig Northey (of cult favourite Odds) and Jason Plumb (of The Waltons).

Art of Time first performed the Abbey Road album in 2009; each track was “re-invented” through newly-commissioned arrangements by different composer/arrangers including: Roberto Occhipinti, Shelly Berger, Robert Carli, Kevin Fox, Jonathan Goldsmith, Jim McGrath, Dan Parr, David Occhipinti and Cameron Wilson.

The outstanding musicians who will perform these re-visioned works include: Andrew Burashko – Piano, John Johnson – Sax, Andrew Downing  – Bass, Kevin Turcotte – Trumpet, Douglas Perry – Viola, Rob Piltch – Guitar, Drew Jurecka – Violin, and many others.

Abbey Road was released on September 26, 1969 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time as well as one of the most important in the history of popular music. In 2003, the album was placed at number fourteen on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.”

Some of The Beatles most enduring songs are on Abbey Road: Something, Come Together, Here Comes The Sun, Because. Get ready for a huge treat.

More Info:www.artoftimeensemble.com  @aotensemble  @artoftime

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