Soirée d’ouverture – Opening Night
Doors open at 8:30pm
Come join us for a great showcase of culturally diverse music, beginning with Turkwaz at 9pm. We will be followed by Leyla McCalla, Quantum Tango, Kaia Kater and Nive & the Deer Children.
Tickets are $23.50.
La soirée est une célébration de l’énergie féminine et des genre non-binaire, avec 5 groupes avec des femmes et personnes à deux esprits venant d’à travers la planète, incluant un groupe autochtone venant d’une des plus grosses îles au monde : le Groenland (Nive & The Deer Children).
Join us for an evening of music and dancing!
The wonderful Terri Taggart will lead an informal lesson of Greek and Macedonian dances, accompanied by Zephyr (Brenna MacCrimmon, Demetri Petsalakis, Jaash Singh).
Turkwaz will close the night with a set, beginning at 8:45 pm.
6 pm Doors open / 7 pm Dancing to live music / 7:45 pm Zephyr set / 8:45 pm Turkwaz set
Turkwaz appeared in a triple bill with GROOZ and Sandcatchers at the launch of Polyphonic Ground. This concert was co-presented by Ashkenaz Festival and Small World Music.
Turkwaz appeared as part of Diasporic Genius’ Thorncliffe Park festival “21st Century Village”.
Mill Race Festival
Calgary Folk Music Festival
Canada Far and Wide, Calgary Folk Music Festival Canada 150+ Concert Presentation
Turkwaz will be performing songs of Canada’s history along with Jason Collett, Basia Bulat, Cris Derksen, DJ Shub, Mélisande (électrotrad), Birds of Chicago and Barney Bentall in-the-round, each taking the lead on a few songs as the others jump in, providing support on vocals and instrumentation.
Canada Scene / 2016-2017 Season
Members of Turkwaz performing music at Mabelle Arts Iftar Nights in Toronto for the month of June, then celebrating Eid with a set of music on June 29, 2017.