More music for springtime

Here are some more musical dates for your calendar:

Thursday April 26 through Sunday April 29
Ottawa Grassroots Festival
This annual family-oriented celebration of folk music, dance and spoken word will be held from Thursday April 26 through Sunday April 29 at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Ave. Many of our favourite performers at Rasputin’s sessions will be featured at the festival. More information and tickets here (http://ottawagrassrootsfestival NULL.com/).

Tuesday May 1
Gil’s Hootenanny: Songs of Protest, Songs of Hope
Gil’s Hootenanny is a community sing-along event that takes place each year on May Day, the international workers’ holiday. Musicians from a range of backgrounds take turns leading the audience to sing songs of protest and songs of hope. The event was inspired by Gil Levine (1924-2009), the founding Director of Research at the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and a great lover of folk music. The headliner this year is singer-songwriter Eve Goldberg. Tuesday May 1 at Clarke Hall in the RA Centre. More information and tickets here (http://gilshootenanny NULL.ca/).

Continuing
Each Monday night at 7:00 pm we hold our Open Stage at the Whispers pub in Westboro. And on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm it’s the Folk-along Jam at the Vimy Brewing Company.

Questions or comments? Write comms@rasputins.ca (comms null@null rasputins NULL.ca).


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