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Schryer, Hillhouse and Dobres Outdoor Concerts- Two Shows!

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2200 Clam Bay Rd

2200 Clam Bay Road

Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1

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SHRYER, HILLHOUSE & DOBRES - a phenomenal trio of Celtic musicians with two shows on July 23 and 24 at 7pm.

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Pondside Productions and Ptarmigan Arts present:

Two outdoor summer concerts with Schryer, Hillhouse & Dobres on Friday, July 24th and Sat, July 25th at 7pm.

Each show limited to 50 people attending.

Tickets are $25 available online only.

Doors at 6:30, music at 7:00.

SCHRYER, HILLHOUSE & DOBRES - a phenomenal trio of Celtic musicians features Franco- Ontarian fiddler Pierre Schryer, Canadian folk music specialist Andy Hillhouse, and European influenced BC guitarist Adam Dobres. A tour de force of versatility, fine musicianship and technical dexterity, the group brings together three diverse music careers laden with awards and nominations including JUNO, Canadian Folk Music, Western Canadian Music Awards and Grammy Awards. They first appeared as a trio on Pierre’s 2008 recording release project “Mélange,” and continue to appear as individual artists on national and international festival stages from the Pacific to the Atlantic and beyond.

PIERRE SCHRYER - Fiddle, Foot Percussion

Pierre Schryer is one of Canada’s leading traditional fiddlers. A recipient of numerous titles and awards including Canadian Open Fiddle Champion, Grand Masters Champion, Violoneux Championnat, and North American Irish Fiddle Champion, Pierre truly captivates an audience with his energy and genuine warmth. His ability knows no bounds, covering styles from Irish, Scottish, Québecois, and Cape Breton to Canadian Old Time, American Swing and more.

ANDY HILLHOUSE - Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Voice

Since the early 1990s. Andy has had a varied career in music. He has been a touring band- leader in the Anglo-Celtic music world, a choral director, a music and culture scholar, and now a festival organizer for the Harrison Festival of the Arts. Andy is a respected teacher and workshop facilitator, and has taught Celtic guitar back- up and vocal workshops at Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, Georgia Straight Guitar Workshop, Saltspring Fiddle Camp, Sunshine Coast Summer School of Celtic Music, Algoma Trad, and others. He is former director of the Universal Gospel Choir, the Sarah McLachlan Music Outreach Choir, and has a PhD in Ethnomusicology from the University of Toronto.

ADAM DOBRES - Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass

Adam Dobres is a highly accomplished guitarist with a natural ability to embody any style of music. He is equally at home with Bluegrass, Celtic, Jazz, Gypsy, Country, Folk, Old Time, Rock, Blues, and more. From playing Celtic music with some of Canada’s finest fiddle players including Daniel Lapp and Pierre Schryer, Adam has branched out to Pop Rock with Grammy Nominee Toni Childs. Adam was part of The Dustin Bentall outfit when they performed at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics and supported Blue Rodeo on their 2010 Canadian tour. In 2011 Adam joined the Ruth Moody Band, and along with this dynamic folk vocalist and her all-star band has toured Europe, Canada and the US, and has released several albums.

Outdoor festival style seating, bring a blanket or folding chair. Following advise given by provincial health officer Bonny Henry we are limiting ticket sales to ensure that no more than 50 people will be present at each show. It is of the greatest importance that we do this safely and responsibly and all physical distancing protocols are followed.

All guests are encouraged to physically distance.

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We will be doing everything we can to make sure this is a safe and accessible event for all. Here's what you can expect:

- outdoor festival style seating, bring a blanket or folding chair

- all guests will be asked to physically distance themselves on the property

- hand sanitizer will be provided at the entrance

- participants will be required to screen themselves before entering

- ticket sales are limited to ensure that no more than 50 people will be present at each show.

Thank you so much for you patience and effort to make this a safe and responsible event!

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2200 Clam Bay Rd

2200 Clam Bay Road

Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1

Canada

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