Theatre Performances - Best of Open Mic LIVE
Best of Open Mic LIVE
Showtime: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: RBC Theatre
Tickets: $20.00 and up (HST included, service fees extra)
Show suitable for: All Ages
Open Mic LIVE, held at the Living Arts Centre’s in-house restaurant, LIVE, since January 2015, is showcased in this impressive 4th Annual Best of Open Mic Concert. In partnership with Mississauga Arts Council, and hosted by Arlene Paculan, a selection of the best performers from previous Open Mic LIVE events will be performing at the RBC Theatre.
The concert will showcase emerging musicians, providing an opportunity for them to perform in a professional atmosphere and gaining stage experience in front of an appreciative audience.
We can’t wait to see these talents up on stage:
David Boyd Janes
Gold Cure Society
TALIA is a 19-year-old, singer/songwriter from Ottawa, Ontario. She moved to Mississauga in September to attend Metalworks Institute for the Music Performance and Technology Vocal Major Program. She has done every genre possible but her primary is RnB/Soul. TALIA has traveled solo and with bands between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto for gigs and competitions such as Ottawa Idol, La Voix , The Shot and more. Adding on, TALIA has released and co-written music that you can find on Spotify, iTunes , Soundcloud, and Youtube.
FB Page: taliaaoudemusic
Mark Harry is a contemporary Spanish flamenco guitarist who resides in Mississauga. His solo guitar sound is a unique blend of traditional Spanish Classical, Flamenco, Mexican Folk, Latin and Jazz.Mark composes and arranges all of his own music.
He has appeared several times as a musical guest on Rogers TV entertainment show, “Night Time” as well as on the rock radio show “Rock It Up” CFRE (91.9 FM). Mark has also appeared twice on CCN (Chinese Canadian Network) playing guitar for Poet Laureate Emeritus, Anna Yin.
MAYBE MAY might have a name that suggests neither here nor there, but rest assured, this Mississauga trio are very much affirmed in their sound and style no matter the season. Fronted by Demetrius (vocals/guitar), Rian (bass) and Vitaly (drums), their sound draws listeners in by seamlessly blending heavy instrumentation with graceful melodies which provide a rich tapestry for delivering messages of love, loss and betrayal.
MAYBE MAY’s debut ‘Eden Project’ EP (Oct '14) saw the band play for the first time ever at Canadian Music Week and Indie Week while picking up a nod from Toronto Independent Music Awards (TIMA) for Best Alternative/Indie in 2015.
Following the release of two digital singles in 2017, the triad headed towards a definitive direction with their sophomore effort ‘C R I M E S’ EP (Jan ’18). Nominated for Best Rock at Mississauga Music Awards in 2018, their live set matured as they shared stages with the likes of Deadset Society, POLARITY, Red Handed Denial and The Creepshow across Ontario and Quebec. Furthering their foothold in the region, they placed in the Top 8 at 97.7 HTZ FM’s Rocksearch contest.
Antoś is a singer-songwriter who has been singing and playing instruments since the age of six. His style takes inspiration from various genres such as R&B, Pop, and Classical. His self-written and produced debut single, "Through the Night" is an R&B/Pop slow jam which showcases his vocals and song writing skills. He has enjoyed discovering the Open Mic Live program and has most recently performed at the LAC for their Canada Day celebration event in July as a guest artist for the Community Stage.
Gold Cure Society
Medical quackery ran rampant in the 1800s. The gold-cure was one such 'miracle medicine’.
The Gold Cure Society - a Toronto-based band, has a fix for what ails you. From contemporary country music to classic rock, their sound is infectious and fun. Notably, the group also has been a big supporter doing shows for Royal LePage’s Shelter Foundation.
Social link: https://www.facebook.com/GoldCureSociety/
Andrew Wilson is a Mississauga born & bred singer/songwriter & front-person of the indie folk band Wilson & The Cast Aways. He writes & performs original music both solo & with the band, striving to craft heartfelt & honest story-songs that bring people closer together.
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