Rise Up Singing - Guelph
Voices Together: A Benefit Singalong Concert
Annie Patterson & Peter Blood, the creators of Rise Up Singing, are coming to Guelph! This concert is a chance to meet the people who "wrote the book" and learn some of the 1200 additional songs in their 2015 sequel songbook Rise Again. Annie & Peter will be joined by guest artists Katherine Wheatley, James Gordon, and Sam Turton, all of whom have wonderful songs in Rise Again.
Our Thursday show in Guelph is SOLD OUT. But... there are still tickets available for the concert that Katherine, James and Sam will be joining us on in Toronto on Sunday!
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Here is the full list of our other singalong events in the area this weekend:
Friday evening, April 13 8:00 pm: Hamilton concert with James Gordon - at The Pearl Company
Saturday, April 14 10:30 am-12:30 pm: Guelph workshop - at K Studio
Saturday evening, April 14 7:30 pm: London concert - at The Cuckoo's Nest
Sunday, April 15 4:30 pm: Toronto family concert - at Friends House
Sunday, April 15 7:30 pm: Toronto evening concert with Katherine Wheatley, Sam Turton & James Gordon - at Friends House
This concert will celebrate the life & work of Pete Seeger (next year will be the 100th anniversary of his birth) and the many terrific musicians who are working to build a better world through music. Pete played a crucial role in the creation of both songbooks. Copies of a wide array of Seeger CDs will be available for sale at the concert, along with copies of his autobiography, Where Have All the Flowers Gone: A Singalong Memoir (which Seeger asked Peter to edit).
The artists will be teaching and leading songs out of Rise Again during the concert. If you have a copy of Rise Again, bring it with you. Copies will be available to borrow or buy at the concert.
Doors will open at 7:00. Tickets will also be available at the door (space permitting).WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY: For those who would appreciate a more intimate opportunity to sing and learn from Annie & Peter, they will be a offering a Singing Workshop on Sat. April 14, 10:30am-12:30pm at the home of Katherine Wheatley. Contact K@Katherinewheatley for reservations.