The Pearl Company

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

Archive for February 2nd, 2015

FOR GEORGE 2016: Friday, February 26

FOR GEORGE 2016: Friday, February 26. Doors 7:30/Show 8:00. Tickets are $15, available at the door and GeorgeHarrisonCClause-2016online at  A musical event celebrating the life and music of George Harrison featuring local independent musicians and hosted by Christopher Clause. All moneys raised go towards “gracenotes” (musician benevolent fund) and the Debbie Clause Recording Fund. The brand new recording, “THE WORD IS LOVE” will be available at the shows as well as other music and merchandise from the guest artists.
The guests for FOR GEORGE are as follows (line up subject to change):
Kim and Frank Koren
Andy Griffiths
The Wonderwalls
featuring James Greenspan, Johnny Mack, Mark Ripp & Taras Skirkos
The Barr Band
Dave Pomfret
and more!!!!
Featuring the Kings of Marigold as the backing band for the night:
Chris Jamieson
Michael Scott
Peter Taplay
Bec Jamieson

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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