Christ­mas Car­a­van

The Sudbury Star - - LIFE -

North­ern Lights Fes­ti­val Boréal is bring­ing Sul­tans of String back for an­other Christ­mas show. Cel­e­brate the sea­son with an ad­ven­tur­ous mu­si­cal trip around the world on Dec. 14 in the Col­lege Bo­real con­cert hall, 21 Lasalle Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Three-time Juno Award nom­i­nees Sul­tans of String de­liver an ex­u­ber­ant per­for­mance fea­tur­ing band orig­i­nals, world-mu­sic in­spired clas­sics and sea­sonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold win­ter’s night. From fiery fid­dle tunes to a Caribbean sleigh ride, this sur­pris­ing and de­light­ful hol­i­day fi­esta heats up when Sul­tans of String bring their sig­na­ture sound to well-known gems such as Jesu, Joy of Man’s De­sir­ing, The Huron Carol (with new­ly­trans­lated Indige­nous lyrics), a djembe-driven Lit­tle Drum­mer Boy, a Feliz Navi­dad ska party, and a Turk­ish twist on Greensleeves. Tick­ets cost $30 in ad­vance and $35 at the door. They are avail­able on­line at tinyurl.com/ yc­sqsazy, or in per­son at the Fes­ti­val Bo­real of­fice, 19 Grey St.; Jett Landry Mu­sic, 1119 Lasalle Blvd.; Old Rock on Minto Street; and at A&J Home Hard­ware, 469 Bouchard St.

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