Boxwood Canada

Public Events Schedule

BOXWOOD CANADA 2016

Public events are presented by the Boxwood Festival Society. Tickets may be purchased in three ways:

  • on-line via PayPal on this page.
  • after May 15 at Shop On The Corner in Lunenburg; 263 Lincoln St., Lunenburg, 902-634-3434
  • at the door for each event starting roughly 30 minutes before starting time


TICKET PRICES DIFFER ACCORDING TO THE EVENT:

Sunday July 24: Opening Concert - $20 each, $10 for students (door only).
Wednesday July 27: Baroque concert - $20 each, $10 for students (door only).
Thursday July 28: Ceili dance - $15, $8 for students (door only)
Friday July 29: Special Concert - $35 (no student prices available)
Saturday July 30: finale concert - $25, $15 for students (door only).

Festival Pass: $100 - save $15! See below for details.

Please note, your Festival Pass will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your pass can be picked up at Will Call at the first event. Thanks!


Sunday July 24, 2016; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD'S OPENING CONCERT

A joyous evening of the best acoustic Celtic and traditional music from World-renowned artists:

St. John's Anglican Church
64 Townsend St., Lunenburg

Louise MULCAHY - Irish flute, Uillean pipes, whistle
Magnus HOLSTROM - one of the world's great nyckelharpa players
Yann FALQUET- Genticorum's amazing singer and blazing guitar player from Quebec
Andy RIGBY - Celtic and South American Harp
Adam LeBLANC - Acadian fiddle and step-dance

and guest appearances from the rest of the Boxwood artist roster.

Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!

($10 student tickets available at the door only)

Wednesday July 27, 2016; 7:30 PM concert

BOXWOOD BAROQUE CONCERT

Central United Church
136 Cumberland St., Lunenburg

Boxwood's baroque concert features some of the finest early music performers from Canada, Europe and the USA. Music of the French baroque, J.S. Bach unaccompanied suites for cello and violin, and much more!

François LAZAREVITCH - baroque & renaissance flutes, recorder, and musette de cour
Alison McGILLIVRAY - baroque cello & viola da gamba
David GREENBERG - baroque violin
Adrianne GREENBAUM - Klezmer & baroque flute
Marie BOUCHARD - harpsichord

Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!


($10 student tickets available at the door only)

 

 

Thursday July 28, 2016; 8:00 PM

BIG BOXWOOD CEILI DANCE

St. John's Anglican Parish Hall
64 Townsend St., Lunenburg

Bring your dancing shoes for a rollicking ceili dance in one of Canada’s most historic venues with callers Elizabeth MacDONALD and Pauline HINGSTON. The breaks will offer some gorgeous solo dancing from Marlys NORMAN and sizzling percussive dancing from Nic GAREISS. An exhilarating ceili dance with Boxwood’s monster staff on the bandstand (visit our artists page). Undoubtably one of the best dances in Nova Scotia all year!

Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!


($8 student tickets available at the door only)


 

Friday July 29, 2016; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD SPECIAL CONCERT

Matt MOLLOY, John CARTY, Arty McGLYNN

Zion Lutheran Church

65 Fox St., Lunenburg

Matt MOLLOY - Irish flute
John CARTY - fiddle, banjo, tenor guitar
Arty McGLYNN - guitar

The members of this trio have been pivotal members of the greatest Irish bands of the past generation, including the Chieftains, The Bothy Band, Planxty and Patrick Street.

Matt MOLLOY is a native of Ballaghaderreen in County Roscommon – the mecca of traditional Irish flute playing. Considered by many as the greatest flute player of our time, Matt over the years has been a member of the Bothy Band, Planxty and the Chieftains. His three solo albums, as well as his trio recording with Tommy Peoples and Paul Brady in the late 70’s brought flute playing to a new level. Born in London, John CARTY has established himself among the elite of Irish traditional musicians. With three solo fiddle albums, two banjo albums, two group albums and a sprinkling of recorded tenor guitar and flute music recordings under his belt, John Carty’s musical prowess is prodigious. Both Matt and John are recipients of the prestigious TG4 Musician of the year Award. Arty McGLYNN's subtle and imaginative guitar playing provides the perfect foil to Matt and John’s unique duet. He remains one of the most sought after musicians in Ireland, playing and recording with the likes of Christy Moore, Paul Brady, Donal Lunny and Liam O'Flynn. He played as a member of such prestigious groups as Planxty, Patrick Street, De Danann and the Van Morrison Band.

Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!


(No student tickets available)

 

 

Saturday July 30, 2016; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD FINALE CONCERT

St. John's Anglican Church
64 Townsend St., Lunenburg

Boxwood's remarkable finale concert has become an eagerly anticipated annual event in Lunenburg. This year we feature performances by some of the most powerful and exciting traditional musicians on the scene today:

Jean-Michel VEILLON - Breton flute
Chris NORMAN flutes, pipes & songs
Michelle MULCAHY- Celtic harp, Irish concertina, fiddle
Lewis MacKINNON - renowned Gaelic singer from Cape Breton
Nick HALLEY
- percussion & keyboards
The remarkable Boxwood Flute Choir with Andra BOHNET

and many more. For complete info on these stellar musicians visit our artists page.

Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. Thanks!


($15 student tickets available at the door only)

 

FESTIVAL PASS

ALL EVENTS FOR $100 - SAVE $15!

Please note, your Festival Pass will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your pass can be picked up at Will Call at the first event. Thanks!


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