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February 2018

CSA Noon Hour Concert: Black Umfolosi

February 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada

Co-presented by your Central Student Association, Student Life & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard A Black History Month Event Zimbabwe’s greatest ambassadors, performing music inspired by the traditional song and dance of their native southern Africa, with a beauty and enthusiasm that is unrivalled. Black Umfolosi were formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa- to where their ancestors can be traced. Their performances are energy driven…

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March 2018

CSA Noon Hour Concert: Shred Kelly

March 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada

Co-presented by your Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard Soaked in electric crescendos and folk tinged sing-along anthems, Shred Kelly is known for their high energy live show that ignites dance floors with their alternative folk sound. Over three albums and countless tours, the five British Columbians have developed their signature sound by taking inspiration from the mountains where they hail from and the people who inhabit them. Shred Kelly have seamlessly fused traditional instrumentation with…

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CSA Noon Hour Concert: DJ SHUB

March 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada

Presented by your Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard PowWowStep has been nominated for a 2018 Juno Award in the Indigenous Music Album of the Year category. DJ SHUB, formerly of A Tribe Called Red (but not a founding member), is a title earning DJ, award winning music producer, and devoted family man from Six Nations of the Grand River. His PowWowStep EP recently picked up an Indigenous Music Award for Best Instrumental Album and his…

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CSA Noon Hour Concert: Cadence Weapon

March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada

Co-presented by your Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard Rollie Pemberton, also known as Cadence Weapon, broke down musical barriers when his debut album, Breaking Kayfabe, hit record shelves in 2005. Hailed as a rising hip-hop star in the independent scene, he was lauded for avoiding the stale formulas that are too commonly found in mainstream pop but also for straying from the too often reclusive nature that characterizes a lot of underground rappers. Two of…

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June 2018

Summerfest on the Green

June 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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Summerfest on the Green

SummerFest on the Green is back! Join us on Sunday, June 24 for live music featuring Hollerado and Splash'N Boots along with Brave and Crazyand the White Pine Dancers! We’ll have activity tents with fun stuff for everyone as well as food trucks and a beer garden. Start your summer off right with SummerFest on the Green! For complete info checkout http://uofgsummerfest.ca/

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September 2018

Guelph Jazz Fest: Thanya Iyer (Québec)

September 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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Guelph Jazz Fest: Thanya Iyer (Québec)

Montréal-based composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, Thanya Iyer, and her group make intelligent and sumptuous song-based experimental music. It moves gracefully and seamlessly between various kinds of music-making in ways that undermine simple genre classification. It is underpinned throughout by Iyer’s gorgeous voice, her knack for writing captivating melodies, and the inventive playing by her and her bandmates, Alex Kasirer-Smibert (bass and electronics), Daniel Gélinas (drums and more), and Simon Millerd (trumpet). This group has been touring tirelessly since mid-2015, through which the group’s sound has galvanized and…

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October 2018

CSA Noon Hour Concert: Kalle Mattson

October 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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CSA Noon Hour Concert: Kalle Mattson

Co-presented by the Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard My new album is called ‘Youth.’ ‘Youth’ is a coming of age album. It’s about when your dreams becomes your regrets, when your friends become strangers, & when your first love becomes your first loss. I really hope you like it. https://open.spotify.com/album/5Qlqyp9NjKOicDGdePocNQ?si=KQ9Qajd9T4OzOhcEruey1Q https://www.folkisdead.com https://www.facebook.com/kallemattson/ Broadcast live on CFRU 93.3 FM and worldwide on cfru.ca http://www.csaonline.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/csaguelph http://cfru.ca/

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November 2018

CSA Noon Hour Concert: The East Pointers

November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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CSA Noon Hour Concert: The East Pointers

Co-presented by the Central Student Association & CFRU 93.3 FM University Centre Courtyard The East Pointers connect folk music’s traditional past with its invigorated present. Guitarist Jake Charron, banjoist Koady Chaisson, and fiddler Tim Chaisson craft joyful, Celtic-influenced folk songs and foot-stomping instrumentals with a distinctly Maritime flavour. Their energetic show features traditional and original songs that will make you want to raise a pint or dance a jig. The trio’s Juno nomination this year adds to a list of…

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March 2019

CSA Noon Hour Concert: Begonia

March 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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CSA Noon Hour Concert: Begonia

University Centre Courtyard Begonia’s Alexa Dirks has never been able to fit into the box of being a "conventional woman". “I’m loud, I’m awkward and I’ve always taken up space. I've done things my whole life that some people would tell me weren't appropriate 'for a girl'.” That narrative that once tore Dirks down is now what empowers her to take charge of her own story, in her own way. The Winnipeg-based Dirks is a Juno Award winner with her…

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September 2019

GJC: Eighth Street Orchestra

September 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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GJC: Eighth Street Orchestra

Eighth Street Orchestra (ON) This raucous trad brass band has deep Guelph roots. Founded by saxophonist Gary Murphy, a long-time contributor to Guelph’s musical culture, the Eighth Street Orchestra at its core is a family affair, featuring Nolan Murphy on trombone and sousaphone and Kaelin Murphy on trumpet. The group has been a fixture on a busking circuit in Guelph, Toronto, and elsewhere, bringing the joyful sounds of New Orleans jazz to the street culture wherever they go. Upon moving…

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December 2019

TIM BAKER w/guest The Franklin Electric

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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TIM BAKER w/guest The Franklin Electric

PLEASE NOTE: This show has been moved to War Memorial Hall at the University of Guelph. Parking is free after 4:30 pm All original tickets will be honoured. https://www.uoguelph.ca/campus/map/warmem/ Tim Baker has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket will go to organizations bringing dignity, equity, and access to communities who need it. www.plus1.org. At the end of 2017, twelve years after their inception, the multi-award-winning band, Hey Rosetta! went on hiatus, after selling 10,000 tickets to five…

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February 2020

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Featuring Zaki Ibrahim

February 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 Canada
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Black History Month Opening Ceremony Featuring Zaki Ibrahim

University of Guelph students, staff, faculty as well as Guelph community members are invited to the 2020 Black History Month Opening Ceremony. The month will launch with opening remarks from the Guelph Black Students Association and Caribbean Culture Club followed by a performance by Zaki Ibrahim in the University Centre courtyard! Described as “a retro-Afrofuturist vision sending listeners on a journey through 40 years of electronic music”, Zaki Ibrahim’s music brings elements of spoken word, hip hop, soul, house and…

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