Dynamic tribute band Brass Transit embodies the spirit of Chicago

On Thursday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m., top Chicago tribute band Brass Transit will perform at the Fredericton Playhouse. Brass Transit consists of eight of Canada’s most in-demand musicians and singers with a common love for the greatest jazz-rock group of all time. This dynamic, crowd-pleasing, studio-tight Chicago tribute band features world-class horn players, a …

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The Playhouse’s final bow is a hard pill to swallow

Those of us who work in the performing arts are in the business of suspending reality. We believe that one of the great joys of attending a theatre, dance or music performance is the opportunity to step outside of everyday life, and experience something unexpected and even fantastical. Each week, hundreds of people attend shows …

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Culture Connect Fredericton brings cultural sector workers together

The city’s second Culture Connect event, a networking and learning opportunity for Fredericton’s cultural workers, will take place on Wednesday February 24 from 3-5 p.m. at the Fredericton Playhouse. The event is open to anyone who would describe themselves as working in cultural and creative sectors in the Fredericton region. It builds on the first …

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Musician Tim Hus captures the pioneering spirit of Canada

A true cornerstone of authentic Canadiana, musician Tim Hus will perform at the Fredericton Playhouse on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. Part of a new generation of Alberta-based songwriters who were nurtured on country music from the 1960s and ’70s, Hus is blessed with a gift for storytelling that makes audiences sit up and …

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Woody Holler brings western swing style to the Fredericton Playhouse

On Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m., Woody Holler and his Orchestra will bring their unique western swing style to the Fredericton Playhouse. Hailing from rural Manitoba, Woody Holler started out yodeling at an early age, accompanying old cowboy tunes. He went on to fall in love with jazz, and later trained as an opera …

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