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Garnet Rogers in Concert

October 25
Photo Credit: Bruce Dienes

Live Bait Theatre is excited to present Garnet Rogers. Tickets for the concert can be purchased online here or at Robert Lyon Graphics on Weldon St.

In a darkened bedroom, lit only by the amber glow from an old floor model radio, two young brothers aged 6 and 12 lay in their beds, listening to the country music broadcasts from the Grand Ol Opry, and practiced their harmonies. Two years later, the youngest one was playing the definitive 8-year-olds version of Desolation Row on his ukulele. He soon abandoned that instrument to teach himself the flute, violin and guitar.

Within ten years, and barely out of high school, Garnet Rogers was on the road as a full-time working musician with his older brother Stan. Together they formed what has come to be accepted as one of the most influential acts in North American folk music.

Since then, Garnet Rogers has established himself as One of the major talents of our time. Hailed by the Boston Globe as a charismatic performer and singer, Garnet is a man with a powerful physical presence  close to six and a half feet tall  with a voice to match. With his smooth, dark baritone (Washington Post) his incredible range, and thoughtful, dramatic phrasing, Garnet is widely considered by fans and critics alike to be one of the finest singers anywhere. His music, like the man himself, is literate, passionate, highly sensitive, and deeply purposeful. Cinematic in detail, his songs give expression to the unspoken vocabulary of the heart (Kitchener Waterloo Record). An optimist at heart, Garnet sings extraordinary songs about people who are not obvious heroes and of the small victories of the everyday. As memorable as his songs, his over-the-top humour and lightning-quick wit moves his audience from tears to laughter and back again.

Garnet Rogers is capable of awe-inspiring and unpredictable stuff  and that includes more than just music

Resolutely independent, Garnet Rogers has turned down offers from major labels to do his music his own way.

Details

Date:
October 25
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$17 – $20
Event Category:
Website:
www.livebaittheatre.com

Venue

Vogue Theatre
9 Bridge St
Sackville,
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