Dance, music and comedy in Lowville
BURLINGTON — The Second City Comedy Troupe, Liona Boyd and Motus O Dance Theatre’s “Alice” will be featured this weekend at the third annual Lowville Festival in north Burlington.
The festival gets underway Friday, May 26, with a concert by Boyd, an internationally renowned classical guitarist now writing and singing her own songs. Accompanied by fellow guitarist Andrew Dolson, Boyd performs at 7:30 p.m. at the St. George’s Parish Hall, 7051 Guelph Line.
Also performing Friday night is the Lowville Festival Choir, under the direction of Wayne Strongman. A limited number of tickets are still available at $35.
There are still a few tickets available for Boyd for $35 at A Different Drummer Books, 513 Locust St., Burlington, or online through lowvillefestival.com.
Second City performs its “Canada: The Thinking Man’s America” show on Saturday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m. under the festival tent at Lowville Park on Guelph Line, north of Brittania Road. Admission is $45.
On Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m., the festival will also feature “Sights and Sounds in the Escarpment,” in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Burlington, at the Lowville United Church, 5800 Guelph Line. Admission is free.
The festival wraps up Sunday at 7:30 p.m. under the Lowville Park festival tent with the Motus O Dance Theatre’s production of “Alice,” inspired by both “Alice in Wonderland” and “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” Admission is $20.
For details and advance tickets, visit lowvillefestival.com. Tickets are also available at A Different Drummer Books.
Second City Comedy Troupe performs Saturday at the Lowville Festival. From left, Josh Murray, Nadine Djoury and Sharjil Rasool.
Liona Boyd performs Friday, May 26 as part of the Lowville Festival.