April 2019 message from The Grace – Events for you

Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre

April Edition 2019

Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre ,Creamery Square, Tatamagouche.
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902-956-1848 Operations Manager

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2019 Season – At The Grace

Thank you for a great year in 2018. It was a fabulous year of fine entertainment At The Grace. And welcome back for another great year of events. We are currently working on a schedule for your enjoyment in 2019. To stay up to date as we move into the new year, please subscribe to our newsletter by providing your email address below. For details as the list grows, please refer to www.gracejollymore.com


Book The Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre or the popular Ice House Gallery for your wedding or special event. Several options exist for your reception, wedding, annual meeting, banquet or other occasion. For details email arts@creamerysquare.ca or call 902-956-1848
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If you are interested in volunteering at The Grace, please contact us by email or phone. We are always looking for help especially on show night, or in the art gallery, bar, tickets, advertising and more. For details email arts@creamerysquare.ca or call 902-956-1848


Tickets for events at The Grace are usually available at Fulton’s Pharmacy in Tatamagouche, and online, as well as at the door. Go to gracejollymore.com to purchase yours today.

Dance Dance Dance
Wallace Year End Recital – 2019

Three classes of students ages 3 to 11 – Pre Ballet, Primary Ballet and Modern

Donations at the door.

The Caledonian Orchestra of Nova Scotia

The Caledonian Orchestra of Nova Scotia was formed in 1993 and has evolved into a performance oriented group of musicians dedicated to the promotion of traditional Scottish music. Our Scottish Orchestra has a sound distinctive to the culture of Scotland following the musical compositions and style of William Marshall, Neil Gow, J. Scott Skinner and other composers of this time. The harmonies, timing and tempo all reflect a style of music, unique to a country where history was determined not only by events, but through a developed awareness of dance and song. Scottish music is unique and strives to capture the essence of its people and culture. The type of tunes we play and the use of instruments such as accordions and flutes help to establish and promote the true “Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Sound”.

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Richard Wood with Gordon Belsher

Richard Wood with Gordon Belsher

For more than two decades, Richard Wood has impressed audiences all across Canada, as well as in the US, Europe, Japan and Australia. Highlights include TV guest appearances  with Shania Twain on “David Letterman”and “Good Morning America,” Carnegie Hall with Irish legends The Chieftains, a featured performer on CBC’s Canada Day on Parliament Hill, “Rita MacNeil and Friends,” and with Jean Butler of Riverdance on  “Celtic Electric.”

Richard has played for Canada’s Prime Minister and Governor General, the Queen of England (in Toronto), and for the Emperor of Japan in Tokyo. In the late 1990s he toured the UK & Europe headlining concert halls and folk festivals. He’s since played at the Lincoln Centre in New York City, Epcot at Disney World, and was a featured performer in the touring fiddle spectacle “Bowfire.”

Richard is proud to have entertained Canada’s armed forces in Bosnia and twice in Afghanistan. He has five previous CD recordings and has won three Canadian East Coast Music Awards. MacLean’s Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Canadians to watch in the 21st Century.

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Doris Mason

This Pictou County native is a well known performer on the East Coast music scene, and has successfully juggled a busy solo career, work as Musical Director for the hit touring show “DRUM!”, and starred in Denny Doherty’s “Dream a Little Dream”- the nearly true story of the Mamas and Papas.

Doris grew up in a big musical family and was playing piano before her feet could touch the pedals. She wrote her first song at seven . Her training with the Royal Conservatory of Music garnered her many awards in Music Festivals in New Glasgow and Halifax. She formed a Pop/Jazz band and recorded a self-titled album “The Mason Chapman Band”. “Photograph” is her solo CD which garnered Doris an ECMA nomination. She was MD and Co-Producer of the Dutch Mason Blues Bash CD and Concert, honouring the “Prime Minister of the Blues” 60th Birthday. Ms. Mason has been a featured Artist with Symphony Nova Scotia as part of their Pops Concert Series along with singer/songwriters Ron Hynes, Terry Kelly, Gordie Sampson and Ian Janes. She paid tribute to Dutchy, Denny and John Allan Cameron on the 2008 ECMAs with J.P. Cormier, Charlie Acourt , George Canyon, Gordie and Shea.

Doris has been fortunate to have a multi-faceted background of celtic, folk, blues and jazz which has afforded her a rich and diverse career throughout Nova Scotia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

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MUSIC / JUNE 22, 7:30 PM
Dan Doiron

Friends say they don’t recognize him without a guitar strapped on, as Dan Doiron has been addicted to the raw energy of the guitar since he formed his first band at age 13 in Port Hood, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. A blazing spitfire guitarist, Dan fuses inventive guitar riffs and grooves with unique lyrics reflecting his views on everyday life, ensuring an emotional, thrilling musical ride at every band and solo show.

He’s profoundly committed to the music, crafting his own style that draws upon over forty years of his traditional and modern guitar studies and experiences as a musician, songwriter, music educator,(B.MUS.Ed from Dalhousie University with a major in classical guitar), National guitar clinician, (Roland Canada), and recording engineer. Dan is also dedicated to sharing that passion and knowledge and has developed a diverse variety of workshops and clinics that focus on guitar technique and improvisation, songwriting, and incorporating technology to assist musical growth. He’s experienced in presenting to all ages and levels and especially enjoys the opportunity to inspire the next generation of musicians through “Blues in Schools” presentations.

After many years as a sideman, in 2011 Dan stepped out as a solo recording artist, earning both East Coast Music Award and Music Nova Scotia nominations for his debut CD,  “Even My Guitar Is In Love With You”.. A torrential body of multi award nominated work has followed and in May 2018 he released his fourth album  “Livin’ Centre Stage”.. In addition to being nominated for a 2018 Music Nova Scotia Award, “Live Centre Stage,” is also the credo of his initiative to inspire others to live their passion regardless of age or stage in life. At the  2018 Start Up Canada convention at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Doiron was honoured as one of the WISE 50 Over 50 award recipientsand also performed at the event. The award recognizes fifty entrepreneurs from across Canada who started their enterprises after reaching the age of fifty, and celebrates their success.

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For more upcoming events  please refer to www.gracejollymore.com