FROM A SEPTEMBER 18 MEDIA RELEASE – Toronto singer-songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist Shawna Caspi performs at Massie Hall (496766 Veterans Road North, Chatsworth, Ontario) on Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 pm. Local singer-songwriter Rob Elder will be opening the show. (update - due to a scheduling conflict Jaret Koop will be opening the show instead of Rob Elder)
Massie Hall a former one-room school in Chatsworth is a small, intimate venue in the village of Massie.
Shawna is no stranger to Grey Bruce, having played the Summerfolk Festival, Heartwood Concert Hall, Mossy Gatherings Concert Series, and the Desboro Music Hall. She has been on the road throughout Canada and the USA for the past two years in support of her fourth album, Forest Fire. In March, she spent three weeks at a songwriting residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta and she has lots of new songs to share at this show.
Shawna has played at the Blue Skies Music Festival, the Ottawa Grassroots Festival, the Shelter Valley Folk Festival, the Kingsville Folk Music Festival, and the Home County Music & Art Festival in Ontario, ArtsWells in British Columbia, and the Deep Roots Music Festival and Harmony Bazaar Festival in Nova Scotia, as well as concert series including the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse in Franklin, MA, Six String Concerts in Columbus, OH, FolkStage in Chicago, IL, the me&thee coffeehouse in Marblehead, MA, and John Platt’s On Your Radar in New York, NY.
Her song Not So Silent recently won the Silver Award in the Folk/Acoustic category of the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest in Washington, DC, and she was also presented with the prestigious Director's Award, recognizing her collective body of work as a songwriter.
Over the past five years, Shawna has also been creating landscape paintings of places that she sees when she’s on tour and has sold over two hundred paintings to date. Her original paintings were featured in the cover art of her last two albums.
Full details are available on her website at www.shawnacaspi.com.
Southgrey.ca has two tickets to the Shawna Caspi concert to give away. Enter our contest here for a chance to win.Tickets are $22 and are available online or by calling Ralph at 226-909-5667.
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