2017 Concerts

In 2017 we are expanding Mass Appeal to 5 concerts! Each one is in a different location and features a different instrument.

Thursday September 7: Accordions at City Hall

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Photo by Matt Duboff.

Rehearsal 6:00 – 7:00 pm; Concert 7:30 – 8:00 pm

The newest Mass Appeal will kick off this season’s concerts. The Who told us that Mama’s got a squeezebox, and hopefully you do too! We can’t play all night, but the music is definitely all right and the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts’ accordion instructor Stephen Kiz will be there to lead the ensemble. Travel around the world in 30 minutes as Mass Appeal Accordions takes over the plaza at Winnipeg’s City Hall.

Find out more and learn the music.

Saturday September 9: Fiddles at St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

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Photo by Kristen Sawatzky.

Rehearsal 10:00 – 11:00 am; Concert 11:30 am – 12:00 noon

3-time Grand North American fiddle champion Patti Kusterok will lead you through the jigs and reels that make Manitoba music famous.

Find out more and learn the music.

Thursday September 14: Horns at the Cube

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Photo by Matt Duboff.

Rehearsal 6:00 – 7:00 pm; Concert 7:30 – 8:00 pm

Bring your sax, your trombone, or even your tuba and join Todd Martin (Dirty Catfish Brass Band, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra) in a concert featuring hot takes on some cool classics!

Find out more and learn the music.

Saturday September 16: Ukuleles at Union Station

(Relocated from Oodena Celebration Circle)

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Photo by Matt Duboff.

Rehearsal 12:00 – 1:00 pm; Concert 1:30 – 2:00 pm

Ukulele expert Kate Ferris is back for 2017 at the Oodena Celebration Circle with a new group of folk songs to strum and sing. Last year’s most popular Mass Appeal, the ukuleles will jam an all-Canadian lineup of songs from across Canada.

Find out more and learn the music.

Thursday September 21: Choir at the Manitoba Legislature Building

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Photo by Matt Duboff.

Rehearsal 6:00 – 7:00 pm; Concert 7:30 – 8:00 pm

The 2017 Mass Appeal concert series will close with the event that kicked it all off in 2016. All you need is your voice! Choir Director Ben Campbell has planned a new series of arrangements to be sung in an unparalleled Winnipeg setting.

Find out more and learn the music.