THIS WEEKEND! For our friends in the Port Hope and Coburg communites, Ken will be part of the 7th annual Here Comes The Sun Concert at the Port Hope United Church on Saturday, May 27. Then he’ll be back in Toronto, singing with the congregation and choir at St. Anne’s Anglican Church on Sunday, May 28.
Acoustic Harvest celebrates it’s 20th anniversary with a fundraising concert featuring emcee Magoo, James Gordon, Katherine Wheatley & Wendell Ferguson, Rosalee Peppard, Jory Nash, Tannis Slimmon & Lewis Melville, End of the Road, Gathering Sparks, David Woodhead, David Bradstreet, Mary Kelly & John Sheard, Anne Walker, Crabtree & Mills and Ken. For more info & tickets call 416-729-7564.
Ken just finished producing Kim Doolittle‘s 9th studio album, Into The Blue.For those of you who may not be familiar with Kim, her sound marries roots blues, folk and a hint of alternative country. She’s shared the stage with many famous and infamous people from Jeff Healey to Serena Ryder and Rita MacNeil and Ken. Here’s a sneak peak below of the title track with Kim and Ken. Tickets on sale now for the Toronto CD release concert on Thursday, June 8 at Hugh’s Room Live.
We’re excited to put this video “Ken Whiteley on Freedom Blues” out here right now. 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. This is uplifting blues for anyone who wants to diga little deeper. We hope you also enjoy the first two music videos “Bring It All Right Down” and “Give Your Hands To Struggle” 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.