2012 Greenbelt Harvest Picnic Set to Roll!
Full Concert Schedule Announced | Brantford’s Missy Bauman Added to Line Up | Farmers, Visual Artists, Food/Craft Vendors & Horticultural Workshops Announced | Last Call for Vendor and Volunteers Applications!!
The natural beauty and splendour of Christie Lake provide an idyllic location for the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic. Located 20 minutes northwest of Hamilton, Christie Lake is one of the most beautiful lake settings in the Region.
Click here for more information on The Hamilton Conservation Authority's Christie Lake.
For nearly a decade, Leslie Feist did not stop moving. Her 2004 Juno award winning album Let It Die led right into 2007’s The Reminder, which earned her four Grammy nominations, six Juno wins, the Shortlist Music Prize, and the opportunity to teach Muppets to count on Sesame Street. She made her Saturday Night Live debut and toured the world. She covered an album with Beck, recorded with Wilco and watched Stephen Colbert shimmy in a sequined
Already celebrated as a discoverer and interpreter of other artists’ songs, 12-time Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris has, in the last decade, gained admiration as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing. On Hard Bargain, her third Nonesuch disc, she offers 11 original songs—three of them co-written with Grammy–
One of the world’s most influential music producers – a shaper of albums by U2, Neil Young, Peter Gabriel and Bob Dylan - Daniel Lanois is also the world’s best arguments for working from home. From the time he started his own record studio at age 17 in his mother’s laundry room in Ancaster, Ontario, to his storied home studio in Silver Lake, California (where he recorded Neil Young’s Le Noise in 2010), wherever Lanois hangs his hat is ground zero for great music.
Gord Downie and The Sadies
While the occupation that Gord Downie lists on his passport is "musician", he could just as easily have cited "songwriter", "poet", "video director", or even, existentially speaking, "restless spirit". "I enjoy the process of writing to a fault," he admits. "I love doing the work. I love solving the puzzle."
In 2005, Sarah Harmer co-founded Protecting Escarpment Rural Land (PERL), a community group dedicated to protecting and enhancing Burlington’s Niagara Escarpment and rural lands in the region of Halton, Ontario. PERL seeks to help create an Ontario Sustainable Aggregate Resources Act to ensure that quarrying provides the highest degree of environmental protection
Brady L. Blade, Sr. and the Hallelujah Train
Pastor Blade is tall in statue and has all the characteristics of a Baptist Preacher. His soulful bellows and melodies have been lifting up parishioners at the Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana where he has been pastor for the past 51 years.
Blade was born on July 25, 1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana. His mother, Dorothy Blade is a retired kindergarten teacher and his father, Brady L. Blade, Sr., the pastor of the Zion Baptist Church in Shreveport. During his childhood, Brian would hear Gospel music in his everyday life, as well as the music of Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind and Fire, and the Staple Singers.
Mix Master Mike
Named as one of the greatest DJs of all time by USA Today, Mix Master Mike got his initial itch for vinyl while growing up in San Francisco listening to his uncle's extensive record collection. Years later, the moment that had the most impact on him was catching Grandmixer DST on stage with Herbie Hancock.
THE BLUE GUITAR SESSIONS.
Jesse Cook’s ‘blue mood’ signals a new direction.
Like millions the world over Jesse Cook got his hands on a copy of Adele’s 21 and played it excessively. But the Juno Award-winning guitarist saw something that few of us did, something which emboldened him to tackle a long simmering personal objective and create a ‘blue mood’ record.
What began as a barroom brawl, blossomed into a family of fast friends forged over a mutual love of folk, country and roots music. The Dinner Belles call Southern Ontario home, and are all about good vibes and good times. Composed of singers and songwriters, the band mainly plays their own songs, but also has a large repertoire of country classics.
Brad Germain (Guitarist/Vocalist) comes from successful bands and is currently finishing up his debut solo CD which is to be released early 2012.
Lee Reed is a state-bashing, bank-crashing, mic-eating monster, and a respected veteran of the Canadian Indie music scene. Best known as the incendiary mouthpiece for the legendary Warsawpack, Reed has been in the game for nearly 2 decades. Over the years and through various projects Reed has shared the stage with some serious industry heavyweights, such as Bad Religion, Fishbone, Saul Williams, Del the Funkee Homosapien,
Addicted to her guitar after hearing 'Blackbird' by the Beatles, Missy Bauman found her place as a musician at a very young age. She is on her first songwriting spree thanks to the influences of Joni Mitchell, The Beatles, Said The Whale and Led Zeppelin to name a few. She fancies writing songs about people she meets and at the age of 17,