Ta Da!, the multi-disciplinary Anglo-Quebec arts competition, is again in Wakefield this weekend, that includes a full schedule of performances and actions from Sept. 7-Eight. Program highlights embody Michael Burgos’ parody The Eulogy, Arzoo Dance Theatre’s The Lion’s Roar, that includes dancer/choreographer Deepti Gupta, the bilingual puppet play Beaver Dreams, starring Wakefield’s Rae-Anna Maitland, and a Saturday-night Black Sheep live performance with Chelsea singer-songwriter Ian Tamblyn and buddies (tickets $20, out there at theblacksheepinn.com). Most exhibits are $15 per particular person, or two for $25, with a $25 household price for Beaver Dreams. Tickets and schedule data can be found at tadafestival.ca. There’s additionally a group tie-dying workshop, and sq. dancing for the entire household. Events happen in and across the Centre Wakefield La Pêche.
Galliano Island-based singer-songwriter, accordionist and trumpeter Jack Garton is on a uncommon tour of Eastern Canada, travelling to unfold the phrase on his pleasant new album, Love You Over Time. With songs that discover the theme of dedication, lightened by some darkish humour, it’s a vigorous musical bundle that was recorded together with his bandmates within the Demon Squadron, though Garton is touring solo this time. He stops on the Art House Café, 555 Somerset St. W., on Thursday. Admission is $10, or pay what you may. The music begins at Eight p.m.
Australian fingerstyle guitar grasp Tommy Emmanuel brings his dazzling skills Friday night time to the Casino Lac-Leamy’s theatre. Although the cross-genre artist is self-taught and unable to learn or write music, Emmanuel has flourished for many years thanks to his virtuosic abilities and musicality. He carried out dwell on the closing ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, and in 2008 and 2010, the readers of Guitar Player journal named Emmanuel the 12 months’s best acoustic guitarist. Admission: $58, together with taxes, at theatrecasino.ca.
Veteran Ottawa musician Vince Halfhide will likely be launching his new and eponymously named solo album on the Westboro Masonic Hall (430 Churchill Ave.) on Friday. Halfhide, who in virtually 50 years of enjoying has labored with everybody from Heaven’s Radio to Sneezy Waters to the Toasted Westerns to the Jivewires to the Mighty Popo, recorded a dozen new songs for the album final winter on the Toronto studio of Canadian roots legend Ken Whiteley. The music on the corridor begins at Eight p.m. and admission is $20, with tickets out there at vincehalfhide.com. At the present, Halfhide’s new CD will likely be on sale for $20.
The grounds of the Canadian Museum of History will likely be reworked right into a digital dance occasion this weekend, thanks to the throbbing beat of the Riverside Festival. This 12 months’s lineup contains a slate of worldwide DJs, together with Snails, Kayzo, Slushie, Julian Jordan, Loud Luxury and extra. Tickets are $45-$50, out there at riversidefestival.ca. You should be at the very least 16 years previous, with legitimate ID, to attend. The museum is at 100 Laurier St., Gatineau. Doors open at three p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It’s a rain-or-shine occasion.