Summer concert series expands to Meaford Hall

Meaford Express

A series of concerts comes to Meaford Hall this summer through an expansion of the Midland based Brookside Music Association.

Z-meafordhallX-NO10-CF___ContentFeatured in the series are performances by the Toronto All Star Big Band, Susan Aglukark and Sultans of String among others. A total of seven concerts will be held at Meaford Hall as part of Brookside’s: Festival of the Bay.

“We are excited to be working with Meaford Hall to expand our summer festival in order to bring outstanding musical presentations to another state of the art venue,” said John French, Founder and Artistic Director of Brookside Music Association.

The series features world class performers beginning with the Toronto All Star Big Band on July 4, Adam Crossley July 11, Mauro Bertoli and Wolfgang David July 17, ‘Wendake/Huronia’ featuring the Toronto Consort Aug 1, Africville Stories featuring Jackie Richardson and Joe Sealy August 8, Susan Aglukark Aug 14 and the Sultans of String August 29.

For fall, ‘Stories and Songs of Stompin’ Tom’ featuring Whiskey Jack, goes on stage September 12.  Prices vary – become a Brookside Loyalty Member to receive $5 off per ticket throughout the series. Tickets go on sale April 17.

Brookside Music Association is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate of promoting the love of music. Now in its fifth year, the organization is run by a volunteer Board of Directors and is supported by The Ontario Arts Council, The Ontario Media Development Corporation and Heritage Canada.

“Being part of the Festival of the Bay series ensures both visitors and residents have plenty of reasons to attend events at Meaford Hall this summer,” said Meaford Hall Manager Susan Lake.

For more information about these events please visit www.meafordhall.ca or www.brooksidemusic.com.