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WOW10 with Lynn Miles: An Evening in Support of the Parkdale Food Centre

The Juno-award winning folk singer-songwriter to play free concert in Parkdale Park on August 31 to kickoff Taste Season!

As a culmination to WWBIA’s WelliWOW pop-up arts performance series, we bring you a very special, one-time evening on August 31 in Parkdale Park. This celebratory edition of The Friends of Parkdale Market’s WelliWednesday concerts will be headlined by Juno recipient and six-time Canadian Folk Award winner singer-songwriter (and Hintonburger) Lynn Miles! Brought to you in partnership by The Friends of Parkdale Market, the Wellington West Business Improvement Area and the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), the WelliWOW finale will kick-off Taste Season in support of our local, world-renowned community resource, the Parkdale Food Centre – our permanent charity partner.

Come early to catch OMIC artists Neha Sin at 5:30pm and John Ian at 6:00pm, as well as Parkdale Food Centre’s own Landry Kalembo, before Lynn Miles takes the stage at 7:00pm and take a stroll through the Parkdale Night Market between sets. Admission is free and donations for the Parkdale Food Centre are welcome!

WOW Finale Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
  • Location: Parkdale Park – 366 Parkdale Avenue
  • Who: Lynn Miles at 7:00pm, with performances by OMIC artists Neha Sin at 5:30pm and John Ian at 6:00pm

About the Artists

Lynn Miles is one of Canada’s most accomplished singer-songwriters. She has been awarded one Juno and six Canadian Folk Music Awards. Her 15th album We’ll Look For Stars climbed to the #1 position on the Euro-Americana Chart for the month of August 2020 and earned numerous five-star reviews in Europe and North America. She is set to release her 16th album in February, 2023.

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John Ian presents handmade music inspired by folk, rock and alternative. 

Things may at times look somber in their songs, but never hopeless. Despite the madness in this world there is always a way out of the darkness into the light.

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Neha Sin is an Ottawa musician with a warm, honey-folk sound. Neha has been featured in Ottawa’s 2020 FolkFest and collaborated with the CBC in their 2020 Project Give. She released her Debut EP, Signs of Pink ‘til Morning in November 2018 and recent single Don’t Look for Me Now in December 2021.

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Landry Kalembo is an aspiring Global Health scientist with a broad interest in maternal-perinatal health. Landry is a board member with Parkdale Food Centre and the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada, an organization that works to connect children and youth with nature through policy, research, and practice with the aim of  having a deep impact on families and communities across the country. In his free time, Landry enjoys performing poetry, playing basketball and dancing salsa. 

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