Programs


2019 Concert Series
Fridays at the Foster - Concert Series

Every Friday night May-Sept

7:30-8:30 P.M.
Admission - Donation at the door.


May 3 Pine Ridge Chorus  Vocals
Sweet Adeline chapter singing barbershop style harmony. An award winning chapter.

May 10 Linda Dempster & Laura Heighway
Linda performs traditional folk ballads with fiddle, folk harp & guitar for toe tapping harmonies.

May 17 Mark Thackway- Guitar
Mark is a roots,bluegrass,country guitar player. Mark plays in Southern Ont. & has written & recorded a number of albums.

May 24 Jane Loewen – Vocals
Jane is a voice graduate of U of T & RCM. She is a musician who engages her audience with her exceptional talent.

May 31 Brian O'Sullivan– Guitar/Vocals
Django Djunkie's produces fantastic Jazz/Blues music. Highlighted at the Jazz/Blues show in October 
Call for the exact date and other entertainers performing at the Jass/Blues show in October 
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June 7 Larry Coguen –Vocals/Fiddle
Larry plays country style fiddle, classic violin, Jigs & reels, a talented musician who has played street festivals – Great Entertainer.

June 14 Derek Christie – Guitar/Vocals
Derek draws upon influences of Gospel & Roots to rock. His Album "Secrets" has been released 
Derek is an exceptional entertainer 

June 21 Erwin Schack - Guitar
Eriwin is a local finger-style guitarist performing music from Bruce Cockburn, Don Ross & others.

June 28  Richard Elliot - Guitar
A solo acoustic finger-style guitarist. Flamenco,folk blues music. Has won awards for his instrumental album

July 5 Justin Kerswill Multi Instrumentalist
Justin plays jazz, East Indian, African,rock & Celtic with Guitar, Percussion Loops. Justin is an exceptional entertainer & keeps the show moving

July 12 David Donar -Guitar
David’s finger-style playing is inspired by Folk & Blues artists and old time country. Fantastic musician that entertains.

July 19 Douglas Mackenzie - Guitar
Plays a 6 & 12 string ovation guitar. Performs at many area events in Your Region & GTA. His album "More Love to Begin" came out in 2018

July 26 Shaman Ayerhart  Vocals/Country
Beating heart of Country Music playing a mix of up Tempo classic and new original songs.

Aug 2 Marion Drexler - Vocals
Marion is an experienced vocalist, an inventive musician, creative song writer & will have you entertained with her exceptional talent.

Aug 9 Andrew Heathcote  Guitar/Vocals
Andrew a 20+ resident of Uxbridge performs original songs from past and present and his favourites. So come out & live again
 Aug 16  Chris Saunders Guitar/Vocals
Chris is guaranteed to keep you entertained with exceptional rhythm & selection of music. Chris performs in many theatre performances and concerts. Chris has quite a following.

Aug 23  Shimoda Family Ensemble – Instrumental
An evening of recorder, Baroque music. Solo &
Quartet with harpsichord, using authentic baroque instruments.

Aug. 30 Mark Thackway Guitar
Mark is a roots, bluegrass, country guitar player. Mark plays in Southern Ontario & has written & recorded a number of albums. This will be a concert you will remember and look for Marks name at other venues.

 Sept 6   Gary McLaughlin
Gary will provide an enjoyable evening of Pop tunes from the 70’s & on. Come out & enjoy the memories this music brings forward.

Sept 13 Now & Then – Vocals
With 40 years of experience, Rick & Larry will take you back to the years of easy living with oldies that were popular back then.

Sept 20 Jamie Thompson –Urban Flute Project
Jamie specializes in performing in interesting architectural & natural environments in over 50 cities world wide. “Where classical music …meets urban exploration”.

Sept 27  Friday at the Foster Finale-Mike Burns
 Mike Burns, An entertainer & host to a variety of music styles. Mike performs throughout the GTA & brings a very creative show to the Foster.

Special Programs:

Oct 6  1:30 pm Sunday Jazz/Blues Concert
 The best in Jazz/Blues is performed here at the Foster with many talented performers.
Northern Latitude Guitar/flute based jazz, http://northernlatitudejazz.com/
Richard Elliott (acoustic Blues)- David Donar (acoustic Blues) - the DjangoDjunkies Trio (gypsy Jazz)

Nov. 17 Sunday 1:30 p.m. Ladies of the Foster
Ladies of the Foster will perform a reading of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” with a
Sing a long with Jane Loewen

Fundraiser for the Foster
If you would like more info on our special program of adopting a chair in memory of a loved one or family name.

Meditation is for Men & Women
Come & Relax with the soft soothing sounds of Pure Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls & Crystal Harp.
May - October 7:30-8:30 
To Register : Call 905-640-3966 or bnortheast@powergate.ca 

The Jewel on the Hill
The first & only book written about the Foster
Beautifully Illustrated
Perfect gift for that special person
Special Price 
+
CD of Handel Sonatas
Flute & Cello
Recorded at the Foster by
James Warburton
Special Price

 Meditations
May- October  7:30-8:30 pm
Relax with Crystal singing Bowls & Crystal Harp for deep release, relaxation and restoration.
Special Meditations are held with the warm tones & harmonies of Himalayan Singing Bowls, Chimes, Tongue Drum & Tingshas on August 26 & September 30
Call or email to register
905-640-3966 –bnortheast@powergate.ca

July & August
The Foster is open for tours Wed. to Sun
11:30am - 4:30 pm
(except 3rd Sun. of July 11:30am-1:00pm)
Open Mon. July 1st & Aug 5th

Bus tours and group tours can be arranged by calling 905-640-3966 or bnortheast@powergate.ca.
$5.00 per person.

 In memory of a family member or name  
Call 905-640-3966 or bnortheast@powergate.ca
For more information about this special program

The Thomas Foster Memorial
At
9449 Conc. 7 (Durham 1)
4km north of Uxbridge

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