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Sunday Gospel Matinee…

Back by popular demand! Sunday Gospel Music & Brunch at Hugh’s Room! The series kicks off on October 29th with Sacred Steel guitarist Chuck Campbell (of the Campbell Brothers), The Fabulous Levy Sisters (Amoy & Ciceal), bassist George Koller (of the Shuffle Demons) and drummer Bucky Berger (of Fathead). Brunch from 1pm with Music from 2pm. Get your tickets and table reservations now from Hugh’s Room Live or call 416-533-LIVE (5483).

For those of you not familiar with “Sacred Steel”, it is one of the mostexciting musical forms on the planet and Chuck Campbell is one of its greatest exponents. Ken first met the award winning pedal steet guitarist on a Memphis elevator. Even before Ken heard the African-American Sacred Steel Superstar band The Campbell Brothers perform, Ken sensed that here were musicians he’d love to make music with. The next day after he heard them play, the deal was sealed. Chuck has since played on 2 of Ken’s cds – Listening and Another Day’s Journey. With the Campbell Brothers, Chuck has been featured at Toronto’s Luminato, the Hummingbird Centre and Dundas Square to New York’s Kennedy Centre to LA’s Hollywood Bowl.The last time Chuck appeared on Ken’s Sunday Gospel Brunch, it was standing room only so we suggest you get your tickets today.

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Amistad Fundraiser & Redeemer Lutheran Church Singalong…

Upcoming events! * Amistad Canada presents a benefit concert to provide dental services to children in rural Mexico. Features guest artists Amanda Maritnez, Sharon Hampson & Bram Morrison, and Ken Whiteley. Thursday, Sept. 14th @ Palmerston Library, Toronto.

* Singalong leadership and community supper on Saturday, Sept. 16th from 6pm to 9pm at the Redeemer Lutheran Churchwith Ken Whiteley. This event marks the congregation’s 70th anniversaryat the corner of Bloor Street and Indian Road, Toronto. There is no charge but a free will offering will be taken. All are welcome!

* Ken’s gosepl music brunch series is back by popular demand! The series kicks off on October 29th with sacred steel guitarist Chuck Campbell, The Fabulous Levy Sisters (Amoy & Ciceal), bassist George Koller and drummer Bucky Berger. Getyour tickets and table reservations now from Hugh’s Room Live or call 416-533-LIVE (5483).

What better time to start a discussion on “freedom”. Ken describes the philosophy and some of the process behind the creation of his recording, “Freedom Blues” and lots of live clips give you a musical taste (in the first video below). This is uplifting blues for anyone who wants to diga little deeper. We hope you also enjoy the first three music videos “Bring It All Right Down” and “Omar Khadr’s Blues” from the Freedom Blues CD release concert in Toronto. Thanks to Riddle Films and specifically Liam Romalis and Mako Funasaka for the video production and all the incredible musicians including Amoy Levy, Ciceal Levy, Bucky Berger, Ewan Divitt, Richard Underhill, Perry White, Alastair Whitehead and Denis Keldie. Please tell your friends to check these videos out.

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Gananoque concert…

TONIGHT! Friday, August 11th Ken, son Ben, neice Jenny, and her husband Joey Wright in concert at Joel Stone Heritage Park in Gananoque, ON. Show starts at 7:30pm. And it’s free!

SATURDAY! August 12th Ken will be giving a concert at the Sivananda Yoga Camp in Val Morin, Quebec and a workshop the following afternoon. There is lots going on there so check it out. https://www.sivananda.org/camp/calendar/

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Gananoque concert…

This weekend! Friday, August 11th Ken, son Ben, neice Jenny, and her husband Joey Wright in concert at Joel Stone Heritage Park in Gananoque, ON. Show starts at 7:30pm. And it’s free! Then on Saturday, August 12th Ken will be giving a concert at the Sivananda Yoga Camp in Val Morin, Quebec and a workshop the following afternoon. There is lots going on there so check it out. https://www.sivananda.org/camp/calendar/

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Omar Khadr, Freedom Blues…

Omar Khadr’s Blues – The live video for this song from “Freedom Blues” is now watchable on Youtube and below.

What better time to start a discussion on “freedom”. Ken describes the philosophy and some of the process behind the creation of his recording, “Freedom Blues” and lots of live clips give you a musical taste in the first video. This is uplifting blues for anyone who wants to diga little deeper. We hope you also enjoy the first three music videos “Bring It All Right Down”, “Give Your Hands To Struggle” and “Omar Khadr’s Blues” from the Freedom Blues CD release concert in Toronto. Thanks to Riddle Films and specifically Liam Romalis and Mako Funasakafor the video production and all the incredible musicians including Amoy Levy, Ciceal Levy, Bucky Berger, Ewan Divitt, Richard Underhill, Perry White, Alastair Whitehead and Denis Keldie. Tell your friends to check this out.