“Good as a Concert”: A Festival of Traditional Story and Song
Saturday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
MMaP Gallery, St. John's Arts and Culture Centre; and Suncor Energy Hall, School of Music
Please join us for a daylong festival celebrating Newfoundland and Labrador’s rich folk song and narrative traditions. Morning and afternoon events will take place in the MMaP Gallery (second floor, St. John’s Arts & Culture Centre) and include thematic sessions on “Captains and Ships” and “Ghosts and Gallows,” as well as a traditional song circle. The festival concludes with an evening concert in Suncor Energy Hall (Memorial University School of Music) featuring performances by prominent local folk singers and musicians, including Ellen Power, Aaron Collis and Mark Manning, Dave Penny, and Christina Smith and Jean Hewson with special guests Frank Maher and Rick West (the Mahers Bahers). For more information, visit https://www.mun.ca/mmap/events/conf_and_symposia/good_as_a_concert.php.
Presented by Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place (MMaP)