Posted: Nov 17th, 2014 - 8:42PM
Danú-A Christmas Gathering Tuesday, December 2 7:30pm
In Irish mythology, Danu is a hypothetical mother goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann (Old Irish: "The peoples of the goddess Danu"). Seen as an ancestral figure, she is associated with the land. It is from this myth that the traditional Irish music band, Danú, is named.
The founding members of Danú met in Waterford in Ireland in 1994, and...
Posted: Nov 3rd, 2014 - 6:50PM
Country trio Doc Walker had their origins in small-town Manitoba, Canada, where guitarists, vocalists, and songwriters Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw, and Murray Pulver grew up together in Portage La Prairie. By the time Thorsteinson and Wasyliw were 14 years old (Pulver was three years older), they had already formed the group Freedom and were doing local gigs. In time the name morphed into...
Posted: Oct 9th, 2014 - 7:34PM
The Grand Theatre Presents season has been bringing internationally-renowned dance artists from across the globe for more than six seasons. It has been exciting to see some of Canada's most bright choreographers and their companies - Kidd Pivot, Compagnie Coleman/Lemieux, RUBBERBANDance and Toronto Dance Theatre come to mind, as well as some artists making their Kingston debuts like Aszure Barton...
Posted: Oct 8th, 2014 - 4:12PM
The Jim Cuddy Band visits the Grand Theatre on Saturday, October 18!
Enter now for your chance to win!
As a founding member of Blue Rodeo, Jim Cuddy has been at the centre of Canadian music since 1985. His third solo album, Skyscraper Soul, was the by-product of a collaborative venture Cuddy engaged in with his wife, Rena. In the spring of 2010, and at the end of an extensive Blue Rodeo tour, he...
Posted: Oct 2nd, 2014 - 6:45PM
Catch Oliver Jones Saturday, October 4 at the Grand Theatre Kingston!
Oliver Jones' diverse musical training has served him well throughout a career spanning more than six decades. Daisy Peterson Sweeney (Oscar Peterson's sister) was Jones' fist piano teacher and continued to give Oliver lesssons for more than a decade. By the age of five, Jones was performing publically and at age nine he had...
Posted: Sep 22nd, 2014 - 2:23PM
Wednesday night is the opening night of Kingston WritersFest! The International Marquee, taking place at the Grand Theatre, features bestselling author Wally Lamb (We are Water, I Know This Much Is True, She's Come Undone) in conversation with the CBC's Michael Enright in what promises to be a lively conversation about the writing life and real life. "I write fiction," says Lamb, "so that I can...
Posted: Sep 15th, 2014 - 5:51PM
Enter our contest now and tag a Dave you know in your entry and you and that Dave can both win a pair of tickets to see Bruce McCulloch at the Grand Theatre Kingston on Friday, October 24. Is there a better way to celebrate the Daves you know? We don't think so!
These are the Daves I know I know. These are the Daves I know.
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Posted: Sep 8th, 2014 - 7:52PM
There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo on planet Earth sanctioned by Dan Aykyroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. Here's your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show on Thursday, October 16! Tell us who you'd like to bring with you or share this contest on social media for your chance to...
Posted: Sep 4th, 2014 - 5:24PM
Three questions with John Reno from the Jim Croce Tribute October 2, 7:30 pm
How did you first become interested in Jim Croce?
Growing up in New Orleans, I was exposed to a myriad of musical genres, however, I always seemed to gravitate to the acoustic, singer-songwriters of the late sixties and early seventies. I began playing the guitar when I was twelve years old and I would spend hours...
Posted: Aug 28th, 2014 - 7:47PM
Thank you Kingston!
Our single ticket sales began on Monday at noon and your response was phonomenal. After record breaking subscription sales, we thought our single ticket sales might be a little soft, but we were wrong! This week's sales have been some of the best we've ever seen.
A great deal of love and hard work has gone into creating the 2014/15 Season. It's a season we're pretty excited...