Looking to get into the holiday spirit? There are a variety of shows and events on tap at the Shenkman Arts Centre that will do just that.
Kicking off the season November 30, Sultans of String will be taking audiences on a trip around the world with their signature sound set to well-known tunes such as Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Little Drummer Boy, The Huron Carol (with gorgeous newly-translated Indigenous lyrics), a Feliz Navidad ska party, a Turkish twist on Greensleeves, and more.
December 2, it’s time to rock! The ever-popular Classic Albums Live ensemble is back with its cover of RUSH – 2112, taking on the legacy of this iconic Canadian band note for note. This show is a must-see for any fan.
December 9, there’s a Christmas concert featuring The Once, with special guest Brad Fillatre. A two-time Juno nominee, The Once is a modern indie folk trio from Newfoundland that has collected Canadian Folk Music Awards and numerous East Coast Music Awards. The group and Fillatre, a Newfoundland native, will be performing a collection of seasonal songs.
December 31 is the seventh annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night, with guest comics Ben Miner, Jessica Holmes and David Merry. Those who want to keep the party going can attend the Comedy Night After-Party featuring cocktail bites, a candy bar and bubbly for everyone at midnight. There’s also a hotel package including tickets to the show and after-party, a hotel room, sparkling wine to get the party started, and a breakfast to say hello to 2018.
For details about the Shenkman Arts Centre schedule, see its calendar.