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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Ravine hosts top Canadian talent for concert series

Ravine Vineyard in St. Davids is launching series of six monthly indoor concerts featuring some top Canadian musicians.

The shows, to be staged in the winery's event centre, begin Dec. 8 with a Christmas show by the Skydiggers.

Other concerts include Hamilton's Terra Lightfoot, Ron Sexsmith, one of the country's most prolific singer-songwriters, and Toronto rockers Whitehorse.

All guests will have to provide proof of full vaccination with matching photo ID to enter the venue. Tickets for individual shows ($45) or a season's pass ($270) for the entire concert series are on sale now on the winery's website, ravinevineyard.com/Events/Concert-Series.

The shows, produced in partnership with Noisemaker Artist Management, include:

Dec. 8: For over 25 years, the Skydiggers' friends and fans have reunited over the holidays at Toronto’s iconic Horseshoe Tavern to celebrate the season with the band's distinctive rootsy Christmas tunes and Skydiggers' classics. This year they're taking it on the road to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Jan. 12: Terra Lightfoot's newest album is “Consider The Speed. The winner of the 2018 Polaris Music Prize is also a former Juno nominee.

Feb. 9: Ron Sexsmith, a native of St. Catharines, has been performing and writing for 40 years.

March 9: The duo of Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet have received a handful of Juno nominations and been hailed by music critics for their blues-infused sound and harmonies.

April 13: Basia Bulat, a celebrated folksinger-songwriter, returns from a scheduled European tour in time for the second-last show in the Ravine series.

May 11: The series ends with a concert featuring the versatile East Coast rocker Joel Plaskett.




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