A winter celebration of music, art, literature, and diversity in beautiful downtown Guelph. Everyone welcome. Ticketed and free events. See www.hillsidefestival.ca for details.
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.
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, Julie Tripp, Michelle Munroe, Sember Wood.
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.
Reservations must be made with Bollywood Bistro. $35+HST includes brunch and show. Brunch reservations start at 10:15, show starts at 11:15.
Nefe kicks off our progressive-party style Sound of Light series! After the performance, follow drummer Gerima Harvey to our next venue.
Follow the sound of light to Guelph Music for a performance by William Prince!
Follow the sound of light to Pod for a performance by Cécile Doo-Kingué
Follow the sound of light to Planet Bean for a performance by Andrew Craig
Follow the sound of light to the art installation at Market Square! Laurel Tubman joins friends Karen Weigold, Anthony Fauré and Andrew Adridge to present a collection of travelling songs and other spirituals.
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.