Hillside Inside 2019
February 8 – 10
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Friday, February 8
Saturday, February 9
Rolling Stones themed brunch to start your Saturday off right! Dead Flowers plays Stones country. "Torn and Frayed" chicken and waffles, anyone? $35 + HST, includes brunch and show. Reservations must be made with Royal Electric. Brunch reservations start at 10:30, show starts at noon.
A stirring and mesmerizing alt-folk duo, The Waverlys will make the new Park Grocery Brunch experience unforgettable. Superb songwriting, haunting vocals, and beautiful strings: best way to wake up on a Saturday. Reservations must be made with Park Grocery. $35+HST includes brunch and show. Brunch reservations start at 10:30, show starts at 11:30.
Girls & Guitars: Hillside Songwriting Students
Since 2011, Hillside has been running three streams of the Girls & Guitars project, which is designed to address the gender imbalance in the music industry and to encourage female-identified musicians to write songs that speak of and to them. The students we will showcase are from the winter 2019 songwriting course.Alaina Sampson HI2019, Julie Tripp HI2019, Michelle Munroe HI2019, Sember Wood HI2019.
Music Weekends: TEKE::TEKE and Kitzl
Come out for a double bill featuring new sounds and powerful musicians. TEKE::TEKE fuses eleki, psych and shoe gaze, as well as elements of Asian theatre and music with the familiarity of anime cartoons. Kitzl's organic sampling of everyday sounds layered with vocals will transport you to places you have yet to imagine. Part of Music Weekends in Downtown Guelph. This is a Pay What You Can event. Kitzl, TEKE::TEKE.
William Prince with Cécile Doo Kingué
Saturday night is going to be more than alright with another Hillside Inside 2019 show at the cosy Royal City Church in downtown Guelph. Bluesy guitarist & singer, Cécile, meets the baritone vocals of JUNO-award winning William Prince.Cécile Doo-Kingué, William Prince.
Sunday, February 10
Tom performs a literary recital based on his best selling book Beautiful Scars, which details his journey and discovery of his true identity. Co-presented by Eden Mills Writers' Festival $35 + HST, includes brunch. Reservations must be made with Miijidaa. Brunch reservations start at 10:00, show starts at 11:30.
Join The Weary Travellers as they journey through a program of travel songs, work songs, and explore the African-American experience through song. Reservations must be made with Bollywood Bistro. $35+HST includes brunch and show. Brunch reservations start at 10:15, show starts at 11:15.
Follow the sound of light to Guelph Music for a performance by William Prince! “My whole life I listened to my dad’s deep voice singing gospel,” says William Prince. “In a sense, I make folk-country tunes inside of a gospel framework. It can be really powerful, but it brings a calm.”
Music Weekends: Mark T Bluegrass Band with stepdancers Ailsa and Mika McCairley
The ever popular Sunday afternoon bluegrass session is back! This time, we've stepped it up a notch with the McCairley Sisters. Part of Music Weekends in Downtown Guelph. This is a Pay What You Can event.Mark T Band, The McCairley Sisters.