Black Walnut Folk Club

Acoustic Open Stage

DJam Was D’end of D’season for D’Black Walnut, June 16th

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 | 0 comments

On Friday, June 16, 2017, our final session before the summer break, started off with a feature set by DJam Jazz Combo.

The DJam Jazz Combo is more than just Jazz. They play a lively mix of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Pop and Originals. The Combo is comprised of David Maranta (Guitar and Vocals), Jeff Willmer(Alto Sax) and Mike VanDeHogan(Acoustic Bass). DJam plays regularly at the Kitchener Market, local galleries and outdoor venues.

The trio featuring Dave Maranta -Vocal and Guitar, Jeff Wilmer Tenor sax & Mike on stand–up bass. They have performed as part of our Open Stage before, but this time they did a 30 minute feature performance which was video recorded for release soon. We will let you know when, just as soon as we find out the release date.

Now we will take a 2 month break, with no Black Walnut Open Stage events until September 15th. On Friday, June 16th. Our feature performers were DJam Band, who were followed by a great list of open stage performers including a fist-ever appearance by a four piece group. The open stage performers were as follows:
1. Kathy King
2. Randy Ouillette
3. Tumpline Symphony – NEW
4. Don and Bob
5. Jakki Annerino
6. Anne and Gord
7. Doug Peterman
8. Scott Abrams
9. Wayne Cheater
10. Ron Hammar
11. Rebecca Niche & Kathy King

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DJam Jazz Combo to Feature at the Season Closing Black Walnut on June 16, 2017

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 | 0 comments

DJam Jazz Combo to Feature at the Season Closing Black Walnut on June 16, 2017

DJam Jazz Combo will be featured at our Acoustic Open Stage next Friday, June 16th at 8 pm. They will start at 8pm with a 30 minute feature set that will be Video-Recorded Live. Every thing else: $3 admission, and signup for open stage at 7:30pm will be the same as usual.

The DJam Jazz Combo is more than just Jazz. They play a lively mix of Jazz, Blues, Latin, Pop and Originals. The Combo is comprised of David Maranta (Guitar and Vocals), Jeff Willmer(Alto Sax) and Mike VanDeHogan(Acoustic Bass). DJam plays regularly at the Kitchener Market, local galleries and outdoor venues.

Bring your guitars, accordions, voices, acoustic instruments of all sorts or just your eyes and ears and make yourself feel “at home”.  Do not feel shy because you have not played for us before.  The doors will open and sign-up for the open stage will start at 7:30 pm. Remember when you sign up you get to play/sing two songs in a set of 10 minutes or less and you need to be ready to start playing when your turn starts so you won’t lose any of your 10 minutes.
The details are outlined on our About Page.  The parking is free at the back of the Mill-Courtland Community Centre and admission is still $3 at the door. the facility is wheelchair accessible, alcohol, smoke and peanut free and every show is different. If you don’t come, you’ll miss it. The next open stage will be September 15th.
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May 19th Was Black Walnut for the 2nd Homeless

Posted by on May 28, 2017 | 0 comments

On Friday, May 19th we started the long weekend off in style/ Rather than heading off to the 2nd home, we had a fine evening at the Mill Courtland Community Centre. Our last Open Stage for the season on Friday June 16th will start with a feature performance by DJAM Jazz Combo. David, Jeff and Mike have played for us before. This time they will be recoding a video of a 30 minute set at the Black Walnut. Then we will be off for the summer. Our next Open Stage will be Friday September 15th 2017.

Our performers on May 19th were:

1. Ted Shapiro, 2. Dan McQuade, 3. Dan Hergott,

4. Randy Ouillette, 5. Scott Abrams, 6. David Maranta,

7. Rebecca and Cathy, 8. Jakki Annerino, 9. Wayne Cheater,

10. Cathy King, 11. Ron Hammar, 12. Chris Bacon & Denise Duval – NEW,

13. Denise Duval

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