The Pearl Company

Theatre, Gallery and Arts Centre 16 Steven Street Hamilton ON 905-524-0606

Archive for February 2nd, 2015

Tablao Flamenco Toronto! Thursday, September 17

Tablao Flamenco Toronto: Thursday, September 17. Doors 7:30/Show 8:pm. $20/ $15 stds/srs.  On the heels of their sold-out show in Toronto, TablaoFlamenco Flamenco Toronto brings  these vibrant flamenco artists to Hamilton in this tablao style show. Tablao is a colloquial Spanish term for the “floorboard” that represented the local establishments where flamenco artists performed their shows throughout Spain dating back to the 1960’s. The artists featured during this one-night-only Hamilton show are Ana Lia Arias Garrido (song), Nazanin Meshkat (dance), Dino Toledo (guitar), and Zingari Alejandra Garcia (dance). You are guaranteed a true flamenco experience here at The Pearl Company! Video:

Shari Vandermolen & David Brideau: Saturday May 5

Shari Vandermolen & David Brideau: Saturday May 5.  Doors: 7:30pm. Show: 8:00. Tickets: $20. Shari Vandermolen is a renowned vocalist and award-winning performer in Hamilton and the ShariV& DavidBrideau_05_18Greater Toronto Area who has been entertaining audiences for 15 years with her Quartet, Trio or 5-piece band Quarter to Nine.  She is also the lead vocalist for the 10-piece jazz combo SwingLine.  On May 5th Shari brings her powerful and impressive vocal stylings back to the Pearl Company for a more intimate evening of song with jazz guitarist David Brideau, James Gannett on bass and Vince Waters on drums.  “…hear Vandermolen make jelly of your emotions with her voice and her art… one example is Stormy Weather… I barely weathered that storm intact.”  – View Magazine
David Brideau is a Canadian jazz guitarist, composer, and teacher who has been an active musician for over 15 years. A Hamilton native, and honours graduate from the Mohawk Jazz program, David has played all around the GTA with his own group, the David Brideau Trio and Quartet, as well as being prominently featured in groups with Michael Morobito, Amber-Leigh Palka, and Lauren Perreira among others. He studied under jazz greats Bob Shields, Pat Collins, Kim Ratcliffe, and Mark Ucci and is currently continuing his studies at McMaster University. David often composes his own standards, and released the sold-out EP “Addicted To You” in 2016. He is a recipient of the Dave McMurdo Music Bursary, the Antony Roberts Music Bursary, and the Richard Newell Memorial Scholarship.

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