Boxwood Canada

Public Events Schedule

BOXWOOD CANADA 2017

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

  • on-line via PayPal on this page.
  • after June 1 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:

Friday June 30: Harp Celebration Concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only)
Sunday July 23: Opening Concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Wednesday July 26: Baroque concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Friday July 28: Ceili dance - Free and open to the public
Saturday July 29: finale concert - $30, $15 for students (door only).

 

 

Friday June 30, 2017; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD'S HARP CELEBRATION CONCERT

A celebration of the Celtic Harp in Nova Scotia

L.A.M.P. Recital Hall
Lunenburg Academy 3rd Floor
97 Kaulback St., Lunenburg NS

We join Lunenburg's Canada-150 celebration weekend with a special concert. Join us for a magical evening that showcases their fabulous talent and beautiful music of Nova Scotia's finest Celtic harp players! Co-sponsored with L.A.M.P.

Alys HOWE- Celtic harp
Ellen GIBLING - Celtic harp
Cheryl Reid O'HAGAN- Celtic harp
Lydia MAKSYM- Celtic harp

with guest appearances from Chris Norman - flutes, Jennifer Publicover - flutes, and Alistair Maksym (keyboards)


$25 - 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 - Student tickets available at the door only.

 


Sunday July 23, 2017; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD'S OPENING CONCERT

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

Zion Lutheran Church
65 Fox St., Lunenburg

Fintan VALLELY- Irish flute, Uillean pipes, whistle
Magnus HOLSTROM - one of the world's great nyckelharpa players
Tony McMANUS- One of the guitar world's all-time-greats
Eamon O'LEARY- Ballads, songs & tunes from Ireland and beyond
Nick HALLEY - percussion & keyboards

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


$25 - 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. - Student tickets available at the door only.


 


Wednesday July 26, 2017; 7:30 PM concert

BOXWOOD BAROQUE CONCERT

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

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

Rachel BROWN- baroque flutes and recorder
Adrian BUTTERFIELD - baroque violin
Chris NORMAN
- flute
Adrianne GREENBAUM - Klezmer & baroque flute
Marie BOUCHARD - harpsichord
Tony McMANUS - guitar
Rachel JOHNSTON - cello


$25 - 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. - Student tickets available at the door only.

 

Friday July 28, 2017; 6:00-10:00 PM

BIG BOXWOOD CEILIDH DANCE & BAR-B-QUE

Lunenburg waterfront

Bring your dancing shoes for a rollicking ceili dance in one of Canada’s most historic venues with callers Elizabeth MacDONALD and Pauline HINGSTON. 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! The evening will include a Bar-B-Que dinner available a-la-carte, with music and dancing beginning around 7pm.

This event is free and open to the community

Saturday July 29, 2017; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD FINALE CONCERT

Central United Church
136 Cumberland 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:

Michael ROONEY- Celtic harp
June McCORMACK - Irish flute
Nic GAREISS - percussive dance
Lisa ORNSTEIN - Quebecois, Old-Time and Cajun fiddle
Chris NORMAN flutes, pipes & songs
Mary Jane LAMOND - Gaelic song and Puirt-a-beul
The remarkable Boxwood Flute Choir with Andra BOHNET

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


$30 - 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 - Student tickets available at the door only.



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