Con­certs

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Fri­day, May 18

KCI King Street Jazz Band, come watch 18 KCi stu­dents play their hearts out; mattd­j­mor­ris.wee­bly.com/kci-kingstreet-jazz-band.html, free, 12 to 1 p.m., Water­loo Pub­lic square, 75 King st. s., Water­loo, 519-745-6851

UWater­loo Ba­li­nese Game­lan Con­cert, led by dewa su­parta, stu­dents will per­form a se­lec­tion of both clas­si­cal game­lan pieces and mod­ern com­po­si­tions; the Game­lan is meant to be played outdoors, so come join us for this spe­cial event; rain lo­ca­tion is the stu­dent Life Cen­tre at the univer­sity of Waterlo; uwater­loo.ca/mu­sic/events, free, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Water­loo Pub­lic square, 75 King st. s., Water­loo

Black Wal­nut Acous­tic Open Stage, pre­sented by Cedar hills Com­mu­nity Group; sign-up for open stage be­gins at 7:30 p.m.; www.black­wal­nut­folk­club. com, $3, 8 to 11 p.m., Mill Court­land Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 216 Mill st., Kitch­ener, 519-742-2584

Flo­rian Hoefner and Subtone, pre­sented by the Grand river Jazz so­ci­ety; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www. tick­etscene.ca/events/20795, $20, $10 un­der 30, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., the Jazz room, huether ho­tel, 59 King st. N., Water­loo

satur­day, May 19

World Fid­dle Day, fid­dlers of all ages, their fam­ily and friends are in­vited to cel­e­brate World Fid­dle day in Water­loo; come play, dance or just en­joy the tra­di­tional mu­sic and fam­ily fun with for­mer fid­dle cham­pion Karen Reed; doors open at 1:30 p.m., $10, child un­der five free, fam­ily rate avail­able, 2 to 4 p.m., But­ton Fac­tory arts, 25 regina st. s., Water­loo, 519-571-8498

Barry Romberg Quar­tet, pre­sented by the Grand river Jazz so­ci­ety; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www. tick­etscene.ca/events/20796, $18, $10 un­der 30, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., the Jazz room, huether ho­tel, 59 King st. N., Water­loo

suN­day, May 20

Blue Note Com­poser Se­ries, ev­ery sun­day af­ter­noon in May, award-win­ning jazz trum­pet icon­o­clast Brown­man ali and an all-star cast of toronto’s jazz finest explore the com­po­si­tional works of four leg­endary com­posers from the sem­i­nal Blue Note records la­bel: May 20: her­bie han­cock; May 27: Fred­die hub­bard, $20, $10 stu­dent (with valid id), 3 to 6 p.m., rhap­sody Barrel Bar, 179 King st. W., Kitch­ener

MoN­day, May 21

Kitch­ener Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety Band Con­cert, per­form­ing a free pub­lic con­cert at the gazebo on roos is­land; bring a chair; in the event of rain, the con­cert will be held in the ro­tunda of Kitch­ener City hall, 200 King st. W.; www.kmsb. org, free, 12 to 1 p.m., Vic­to­ria Park, roos is­land, Ju­bilee dr., Kitch­ener

WEd­NEs­day, May 23

2018 Back­lot Ses­sion Out­door Con­cert Se­ries, hosted by E-Bolt Mu­sic; held in­doors in case of bad weather; May 23: Mat­tie Leon & al­ger­non Fri­o­let; May 30: richard Gar­vey & dar­ling Cora; June 6: the ini­tials; $10 sug­gested do­na­tion, 6 to 8 p.m., Mon­i­gram Cof­fee roast­ers, 16 ainslie st. s., suite C, Cam­bridge

Over The Moon, fea­tur­ing award-win­ning vo­cal/multi-in­stru­men­tal­ists, Craig Bignell and suzanne Levesque; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www.over­the­moon­band.com/shows,

$20, 7:30 to 10 p.m., the registry the­atre, 122 Fred­er­ick st., Kitch­ener, 519-590-7718

thurs­day, May 24

Ben­e­fit Con­cert, join us for an evening of mu­si­cal per­for­mances by stu­dents from south­wood sec­ondary school, fea­tur­ing in­stru­men­tal and vo­cal en­sem­bles along with small group and in­di­vid­ual pieces; light snacks and drinks avail­able for pur­chase; doors open at 6:15 p.m.; reg­is­ter at raresites.org/ things-to-do/events/?ee=408, $5, 7 to 9 p.m., rare ECo Cen­tre slit Barn, 768 Blair rd., Cam­bridge, 519-650-9336, raresites.org

Fri­day, May 25

Andy Klaehn, pre­sented by the Grand river Jazz so­ci­ety; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www.tick­etscene.ca/ events/20797, $16, $8 un­der 30, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., the Jazz room, huether ho­tel, 59 King st. N., Water­loo

satur­day, May 26

Be­hind the Mask: A Mas­quer­ade in Sup­port of Youth Men­tal Health,

pre­sented by river­fest Elora, the Cor­ner­stone, and the united Way GuelphWelling­ton-duf­ferin; fea­tur­ing the El­wins, Po­laris Prize Band with Kevin Breit, the Femmes re­belles, royal Cas­tles and DJ Spenny; prizes, raf­fle; all pro­ceeds ben­e­fit YouthTALK and Portage Elora drug ad­dic­tion re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre for youth; li­censed event; doors open at 7:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www.tick­etscene.ca/ events/20729, $40, 8 p.m. old Que­bec street shoppes, 55 Wyn­d­ham st. N., Guelph Main­land Kitchen Band, in con­cert, $10 at the door for non-mem­bers; mem­bers free, 8 to 11:30 p.m., royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Br. 121, 4 Veter­ans Way, Cam­bridge, 519-622-8100

Spring Pre­view Con­cert, pre­sented by the Mill race Folk so­ci­ety; fea­tur­ing the Vaudevil­lian, Juneyt & El turkos, North at­lantic drift, North­land rail ser­vice; doors open at 7 p.m.; ad­vance tick­ets avail­able at Forch’s record store (67 Main st.) or www.mill­race­folk­so­ci­ety. com/store.php, $20 ad­vance, $25 at the door, 8 p.m. Cam­bridge arts the­atre, 47 Wa­ter st. s., Cam­bridge

Whit­ney Ross Bar­ris, pre­sented by the Grand river Jazz so­ci­ety; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www.tick­etscene.ca/ events/20798, $18, $10 un­der 30, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., the Jazz room, huether ho­tel, 59 King st. N., Water­loo

tuEs­day, May 29

True North World Mu­sic Show­case,

pre­sented by Neruda arts; mu­si­cal per­for­mances by Melinda suarez, richard Gar­vey, Juneyt, Jan­ice Lee, and Ekhaya; and at 8 p.m., the City of Water­loo and up­town Bia present alysha Brilla; www.neru­daarts.ca/events/neru­daarts-presents-true-norths-world-mu­sic­show­case, free, 6 p.m. Water­loo Pub­lic square, 75 King st. s., Water­loo

thurs­day, May 31

Night at The­mu­seum, pre­sented by open Ears Fes­ti­val of Mu­sic & sound; in col­lab­o­ra­tion with true North Water­loo, the­mu­seum, and Quar­tet­fest; at 8 p.m., “hard Wired” fea­tur­ing Pen­derecki string Quar­tet and torQ Per­cus­sion Quar­tet; a 19-plus event; tick­ets: ope­n­ears.ca/ artist-line-up/2018/5/31/night-at-the­mu­seum, $39, $30 arts worker, $20 se­nior/ stu­dent, 7 to 9 p.m., the­mu­seum, 10 King st. W., Kitch­ener

satur­day, JuNE 2

Bad to the Bone, trib­ute to Ge­orge thoro­good; and spe­cial guest, south­ern Fried, fea­tur­ing the mu­sic of Lyn­yard skynyrd and the all­man Broth­ers; doors open at 7:30 p.m.; tick­ets: www.tick­etscene.ca/events/20445, $20 ad­vance, $25 at the door, 8:30 p.m. schwaben Club, 1668 King st. E., Kitch­ener,

Fri­day, JuNE 8

Ever Af­ter Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, three days of mu­sic, the­atri­cal per­form­ers, theme in­spired dancers, a wa­ter park, mid­way, games, and more (to June 10); www. ev­er­after­fest.com, $70-$139, Binge­mans, 425 Binge­mans Cen­tre dr., Kitch­ener

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