Online Music Nights, 2020
Ship’s Company will offer Music Nights of four concerts through live streams on our social media platforms. The Music Nights will be free to the public and feature Parrsboro favourite Ryan Cook, the dynamic Acadian trio Vishtèn, the internationally acclaimed guitarist Don Ross and PEI ’s Juno award-winning folk gem Catherine MacLellan.
Make sure to follow us at www.facebook.com/ShipsCompanyTheatre for the livestream links!
An Evening with Ryan Cook – July 17, 2020/ @8pm
On stage Ryan has toured as a solo performer opening for artists like Dwight Yoakam, Rosanne Cash & Travis Tritt. Receiving over 20 award nominations in Canada including three Album of the Year awards, his acoustic live show combines thumb-picking guitar styles, original ballads, and classic country from the 1940s and 1950s.
Ryan is no stranger to Parrsboro audiences and those that have seen him know Ryan is a charming storyteller who is as much an entertainer as he is a songwriter.
An Evening with Vishtèn – July 24, 2020/ @8pm
Vishtèn has performed thousands of shows at international festivals and venues, from the Vancouver Olympics (BC) to New Orleans Jazz Festival (US), from the Festival Interceltique de Lorient (FR) to Woodford Folk Festival (AUS), and their music has been showcased on American television (ESPN) as well as in films, including the Canadian-Japanese production Finding Anne and Québec biopic Louis Cyr (2013).
An Evening With Don Ross – August 14, 2020/ @8pm
Don Ross grew up in Montreal, has lived at various times in Ontario, Nova Scotia, the USA, China, and Quebec, and now resides in Halifax.
An Evening with Catherine MacLellan – August 28, 2020/ 8pm
Catherine MacLellan, is a musician’s musician, respected by her peers since releasing Dark Dream Midnight, her first solo album, in 2004. As with many performers, Catherine feels most at home on stage. Going to a Catherine MacLellan show feels much like catching up with an old friend, having those long-heartfelt conversations that mean so much.