Guelph Celtic Orchestra with Shane Cook and Jake Charron

The Guelph Celtic Orchestra open their 2015/16 season with an encore performance from Canadian Folk Music Award nominees Shane Cook and Jake Charron​. The show takes place on Saturday, November 7 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris Street, Guelph. Advance tickets are $20 ($30 at the door) for adults and $10 for Children 6-10 and are available from [email protected] and in person at Janus Books, 10 Paisley Street, Royal Plaza.

The Guelph Celtic Orchestra features professional and amateur musicians who are passionate about traditional Celtic music. The​ ensemble features a large fiddle section, guitars, accordion, piano, flutes​, whistle, and double bass. They are accompanied by their award-winning step dancers.

Shane Cook is a three-time Canadian Open National Champion, a three-time Canadian Grand Masters Champion, a Grand North American Champion, and the only foreign fiddler to win the US Grand National Championship. Jake Charron is continuing to build a reputation as one of Canada’s finest accompanists. Their programme will feature music from the duo’s Canadian Folk Music Award nominated album “Head to Head”.

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Host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan Hall started in Radio in 1993 at WEFT 90.1fm in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Folk Roots Radio (formerly Royal City Rag) debuted on CFRU 93.3fm in August 2005 before developing into a syndicated radio show. As the host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan focuses on bringing new folk, roots and blues music and the voices of upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. Jan is also a much sought after stage host and festival emcee. In 2019, Jan Hall received Folk Music Ontario's prestigious Estelle Klein Award for her contribution to Ontario's folk music community.

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