WelliWednesday: July 12 ft. Rory Taillon & Gerri Trimble
WelliWednesdays are BACK! For anyone new to the Wellington West arts scene, WelliWednesdays are a free showcase series featuring Ottawa-based musicians— brought to you by the Friends of Parkdale (Hintonburg Community Association, Ottawa Markets, Kitchissippi Ward, Hintonburg Economic Development Committee) in collaboration with Wellington West Improvement Area and Wellington West businesses.
Experience talented artists of various ages and musical styles who live, work and play in our neighbourhood. Each WelliWednesday coincides with the Parkdale Night Market, so stop and shop the Night Market before cozying up on a blanket with loved ones to enjoy incredible local talent.
WHEN: Wednesdays (May-August) from 5:00 – 9:00 pm.
WHERE: Pat MacLeod Community Stage- Parkdale Park, 366 Parkdale Avenue.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 LINEUP
5: 15 PM – RORY TAILLON
Ottawa-based singer/songwriter Rory Taillon is a “road warrior,” touring across the country and back again. He has the soul of the East coast but the sound of the West in his songs with a voice to match the majesty of The Rockies.
Rory Taillon is not just an entertainer he is a performer. It’s just that simple, when Rory Taillon sings everything stops and when its starts again it’s all changed. It’s just that simple, like folk.
7:15 PM – GERRI TRIMBLE
Jazz vocalist Gerri Trimble is a regular performer at venues in Ottawa and beyond, delivering ear-catching tunes with a personal bent. With a voice that hints at blues and country, Gerri brings a deep love for the art of singing to her performances, along with her sense of humour, adventure, and a “connoisseur’s knack for picking fine tunes” (Ottawa Citizen). Expect a playful selection of jazz songs, swing, blues, ballads and more.
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