Alejandro Escovedo and Shelby Lynne: An Evening of Stories and Songs
Alejandro Escovedo and Shelby Lynne have no shortage of tales to tell. A devout rock 'n' roller who draws
from a range of musical styles, Rolling Stone favourite Escovedo has weathered heartbreak, illness and life on the road to build up an impressive 35-year career in music. Lynne, a native of rural Alabama, secured
success on her own terms with the 2000 Grammy Award-winning phenomenon I Am Shelby Lynne and has continued to follow her own beat, most recently releasing the acclaimed Revelation Road on her own Everso Records label
and delighting fans across the globe.
Oct. 1 @ 8:00 PM Winter Garden Theatre, 187 Yonge St. | Tickets: $30 - $50 Phone: 416 872-4255
Trumpeter Chris Botti
is a man on the move. One of the biggest-selling American instrumental artists working today, he spends the majority of every year touring—from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House—and
performing with superstars like Barbra Streisand and Andrea Bocelli. His latest creation, Impressions, won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album and cemented his place in the contemporary music scene.
Oct. 2 @ 8:00 PM Masey Hall, 178 Victoria St. | Tickets: $50 - $100 Phone: 416 872-4255 or order online by clicking here
Shreya Ghoshal along with special guest Hrichikesh come to Massey Hall for a toe-tapping night of Bollywood music and dancing.
One of Bollywood's premier playback
singers, Shreya is a master of several regional languages such as Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu, in addition to her native Hindi. She will sing her well-known hits including "Ooh la la", "Chikni
Chameli", "Teri Meri", "Teri Ore", "Dola re Dola" and more.
@ 8:00 PM Masey Hall, 178 Victoria St. | Tickets: $35 - $75 Phone: 416 872-4255 or order online by clicking here
A B.B. King show is a grand event. The intimate, casual and light-hearted nature of his shows belies the
tremendous discipline, dedication and history behind them. It's easy to see why, 66 years into his career, the guitarist and singer is worshipped by musicians the world over, regardless of genre. Don't miss this living
legend —and his famous guitar, Lucille— when he returns to Massey Hall.
@ 8:00 PM Masey Hall, 178 Victoria St. | Tickets: $60 - $130 Phone: 416 872-4255 or order online by clicking here
Emm Gryner w/ Erika & Sara
Since getting her start in the 1990s, Emm Gryner has released 13 albums, been a member
of David Bowie's band, set up her own label, received praise from U2's Bono, become a mother and, most recently, collaborated with astronaut Chris Hadfield on his Internet-rocking space station rendition of "Space
Oddity." An expert at distilling life's ups and downs into song, Gryner is worth spending time with—when you can catch her.
@ 8:00 PM Harbourfront's Enwave Theatre, 231 Queens Quay W. | Tickets: $30 for online purchase, please click here
Matt Dusk w/ Kellylee Evans & Eleanor McCain
Great Canadian crooner Matt
Dusk headlines a toe-tapping show at Winter Garden Theatre in the company of jazz and soul powerhouse vocalist Kellylee Evans and soprano Eleanor McCain. Dusk is equally at home singing swing, pop or jazz and equally
happy to front a symphony, a big band or his quintet. Of late, he's gone back to an early love: 1950s jazz star Chet Baker, whose work forms the centrepiece of Dusk's terrific new album, My Funny Valentine.
Oct. 25 @ 8:00 PM Winter Garden Theatre, 187 Yonge St. (across from the Eaton Centre) | Tickets: $30 - $50 Phone: 416 872-4255 or click here to order online
Americana hero Steve Earle has hit the road for The Low Highway, a 15th studio album in a storied career that has included having songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie
Nelson and Emmylou Harris (to name a few), snagging Grammy Awards, hosting radio shows, writing novels and acting in TV and film. Touring with his celebrated live band The Dukes, Earle brings his Texas rasp, power and
charm to every show and every stage.
@ 8:00 PM Masey Hall, 178 Victoria St. | Tickets: $35 - $65 Phone: 416 872-4255 or order online by clicking here