Summer concert series starts at library

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A Summer Concert Series will be held at the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library from 6:15-7:15 p.m. on Thursdays until Aug. 23.
Following is the performer schedule:

Chimera will be performing on Aug. 23 as part of the summer concert series at the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library.Carla Allen photo

July 12 – Ivan and Friends

Cecelia Burns performs vocals while accompanied by Ivan Mailman and Eric Burns on bass, banjo, keyboard and ukulele. Easy listening. 

 

July 19 –  Jim Stockman

Jim Stockman performs jazz classics and all-time standards on soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone and clarinet. The evening features the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington, Ray Charles and Cole Porter.

 

July 26–  Shirley Kerwood & Friends

Shirley Kerwood, soprano, has been a voice teacher for many years and has performed with the Yarmouth Community Chorale. She, Barbara Ruff and Andrew Covert will be performing songs from the 17th to the 21st century accompanied by Elizabeth Spence of Tatamagouche, Karen Turpin and Erin Mohle.

 

Aug. 2 – David Mahoney

David Mahoney will continue to explore Scottish and Irish Celtic folk songs leaning toward sing-along ones like Will Ye No Come Back Again. There will also be modern era folk selections and likely some guest singers. There will be a look at songs from Bob Dylan, Cape Breton and other songs by Canadian writers. Mahoney will bring along keyboards and a variety of guitars and will play some of his own songs as well.

 

Aug. 9 – Carol Sherman

Carol Sherman believes that nothing speaks to the soul like music. Music is her passion and therapy. She will perform selections made popular by Etta James, Billie Holliday, Bette Midler, Willie Nelson, Bill Withers, Carole King, Eva Cassidy and Leonard Cohen, accompanied by background tracks. Sherman lives in Brazil Lake with her husband Clyde. She has two daughters, a granddaughter and has worked at CJLS since 1984.

 

Aug. 23 – Chimera

Chimera consists of the vocal trio of Wendy Siddall, Ginnie Gobien and Jean Vallillee accompanied on keyboard by Paul Saulnier. They sing a variety of genres in three-part harmony.

 

Free-will donations will be accepted at all of these performances in support of the Yarmouth library.

 

Organizations: Yarmouth Community Chorale, Scottish and Irish Celtic

Geographic location: Tatamagouche, Cape Breton, Brazil Lake

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