Boxwood Canada

Public Events Schedule

BOXWOOD CANADA 2018

Public events are presented by the Boxwood Festival Society. Tickets may be purchased in three ways:

  • on-line via PayPal on this page.
  • after June 1 at Shop On The Corner in Lunenburg; 263 Lincoln St., Lunenburg, 902-634-3434
  • at the door for each event starting roughly 30 minutes before starting time


TICKET PRICES DIFFER ACCORDING TO THE EVENT:
Sunday July 22: Opening Concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Wednesday July 25: Baroque concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Friday July 27: Ceili dance - Free and open to the public!
Saturday July 28: finale concert - $30, $15 for students (door only).

 

Sunday July 22, 2018; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD'S OPENING CONCERT

A joyous evening of the best acoustic Celtic and traditional music from World-renowned artists:

 

 

 

 

St. John's Anglican Church
64 Townsend St., Lunenburg

Sophie LAVOIE- Quebecois fiddle & songs
Fiachra O'REGAN- Uilleann pipes & whistle
Markus TULLBERG & Andreas RALSGÅRD- Swedish flute duo
Eamon O'LEARY - ballads, songs, banjo, and guitar
William COULTER - guitar

and guest appearances from the rest of the Boxwood artist roster.


$25 - Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. - Student tickets available at the door only.


 

 

 


Wednesday July 25, 2018; 7:30 PM concert

BOXWOOD BAROQUE CONCERT

 

Zion Lutheran Church
65 Fox St., Lunenburg

Boxwood's baroque concert features some of the finest performers of Early Music in Canada. Music of the late renaissance, baroque, 18th century Scotland and much more!

Matthias MAUTE - recorders & baroque flute
David GREENBERG
- baroque and Cape Breton violin
Michel ANGERS
- lute, theorbo, baroque guitar
with Chris NORMAN
- flutes and pipes


$25 - Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event. - Student tickets available at the door only.

 

 

 

Friday July 27, 2018; 6:00-10:00 PM

BIG BOXWOOD CEILIDH DANCE & BAR-B-QUE

Lunenburg waterfront

Bring your dancing shoes for a rollicking ceili dance in one of Canada’s most historic venues with callers Elizabeth MacDONALD and Pauline HINGSTON. An exhilarating ceili dance with Boxwood’s monster staff on the bandstand (visit our artists page). Undoubtably one of the best dances in Nova Scotia all year! The evening will include a Bar-B-Que dinner available a-la-carte, with music and dancing beginning around 7pm.

This event is free and open to the community

Saturday July 28, 2018; 7:30 PM

BOXWOOD FINALE CONCERT

Central United Church
136 Cumberland St., Lunenburg

Boxwood's remarkable finale concert has become an eagerly anticipated annual event in Lunenburg. This year we feature performances by some of the most powerful and exciting traditional musicians on the scene today:

Harry BRADLEY - Irish flute
Mairéad HURLEY - concertina, flute
Patsy SEDDON - Celtic harp, song
Catherine-Ann MacPHEE - Gaelic song
Matthew OLWELL -
percussive dance
Nick HALLEY - percussion
Chris NORMAN - flutes and pipesflutes, pipes & songs
The remarkable Boxwood Flute Choir with Andra BOHNET

and many more. For complete info on these stellar musicians visit our artists page.


$30 - Please note, tickets will not be mailed; you'll receive an e.mail confirmation, and your tickets can be picked up at Will Call at the event - Student tickets available at the door only.


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