2020 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 1 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 8 Linda Dempster & Laura Heighway
Linda performs traditional folk ballads with fiddle, folk harp & guitar for toe tapping harmonies.

May 15 Andrew Heathcote - Guitar/Vocals
Andrew is a resident of Uxbridge who performs original songs from past  & present & his favourites. 
So come out and live again.

May 22  Pine Ridge Chorus – Vocals
Sweet Adeline Chapter singing barbershop style harmony. an award winning chapter.
Pine Ridge singers have mastered the harmony for barbershop style singing.

May 29 Mark Thackway  – Guitar
Mark is a roots, bluegrass, country guitar player. Mark plays in Southern Ontario and has written and recorded a number of excellent albums.
June 5 Erwin Schack  - Guitar
Erwin is a local finger-style guitarist performing music from Bruce Cockburn, Don Ross and many others.
So sit back and relax and enjoy Erwin's style of music.

June 12  Tapestry Choir – Vocals
Tapestry Choir founded in 1988. They have always aspired to create "weavings of song" with rich colors and textures. Tapestry Choir is in the 32 year of presenting quality Choral and have been called a "Cultural Gem " in York Region.

June 19  Michel DeQuevedo -  Guitar/Vocals
Michel's original music is inspired by stories, he has played at Massey Hall, Roy Thompson Hall, The Opera House, and many other popular venues. Michel's music is unique, creative and original 

June 26  Derek Christie  - Guitar/Vocals
Derek draws upon influences of Gospel & Roots to Rock. His album "Secrets" has been released .
Derek shows his love of music and entertaining  in every show he performs.

July 3 Larry Coguen - Vocals /Fiddle
Larry plays country style fiddle, classic violin, jigs & reels a talented musician who has played street festivals, and many other community programs. Great entertainer who keeps his audience on their toes.

July 10 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. A entertainer with a wide range of music and unique style.

July 17  David Donar - Guitar 
David's finger-style playing is inspired by Folk & Blues artists and old time country. A fantastic musician that performs in the October Jazz/Blues show at the Foster.

July 24  Jamie Thompson - Urban Flute Project
Jamie specializes in performing in interesting places in over 50 cities world wide. Where Classical music .......meets urban exploration.

July 31 Gary McLaughlin  - Guitar/Vocals
Gary will provide an enjoyable evening of going back to some of the classic hits in Pop tunes from 70's & on. So come out and enjoy revisiting memories.

Aug 7 Doug MacKenzie  - Guitar
Doug plays 6 & 12 string Ovation guitar. Performs at many area events in York Region. Doug's album "More Love to Begin" came out in 2018 and has been well received. 

Aug 14  Brian O'Sullivan   - Guitar/Vocals
Django Djunkie's produces fantastic jazz/blues music. Highlighted at the Jazz/Blues show on Oct 4 here at the Foster. Brian is a natural born entertainer with charisma.

Aug 21  Shimoda Family Ensemble – Instrumental
An evening of recorder, Baroque music. Solo &
Quartet with harpsichord, using authentic baroque instruments.

Aug. 28 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 and is in demand at many musical functions.

 Sept 4 Now and 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 and life was a lot easier.

Sept 11 Marion Drexler - Vocals
Marion is an experienced vocalist an inventive musician, creative song writer who will have you entertained with her exceptional talent and exceptional voice.

Sept 18 Nicole Lisa Craig & David Henman - Vocals 
Nicole is a songwriter, performer, recording artist who performs ambient music with elements of Folk world and Classical music. Nicole is a Juno award Winner and very talented entertainer.

Sept 25  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. You can always count on being very pleasantly surprised at the quality and professional show Mike brings every year to the Foster.

Special Programs:

Oct 4  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,
Richard Elliott (acoustic Blues)- David Donar (acoustic Blues) - the DjangoDjunkies Trio (gypsy Jazz)

Nov. 15 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 

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

Two Special Tours this year 

United Church sponsored House tour 
June 6th 12-5:00 pm (@the Foster)

Rotary Christmas Tour 
November 14 10:00am-4:00pm (@the Foster)

(check at the first page for more info on these tours)

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 special dates
Call or email to register for more info
905-640-3966 –

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 Can. Day  & Aug 2nd

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

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

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

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