Boxwood Canada

Public Events Schedule

BOXWOOD CANADA 2019

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 21: Opening Concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Wednesday July 24: Baroque concert - $25 each, $10 for students (door only).
Friday July 26: Ceili dance - Free and open to the public!
Saturday July 27: finale concert - $30, $15 for students (door only).

 

Sunday July 21, 2019; 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

Cathal McCONNELL - Irish flute, whistle & songs
Maeve GILCHRIST - Celtic harp & vocals
Eamon O'LEARY - ballads, songs, banjo, and guitar
Shelley PHILLIPS - Celtic harp, oboe, vocals
Adrianne GREENBAUM - Klezmer flute
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 24, 2019; 7:30 PM concert

BOXWOOD BAROQUE CONCERT

Lunenburg Academy 3rd floor
L.A.M.P. Auditorium
97 Kaulbach 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!

Gregoire JEAY - recorders & baroque flute
Bronwyn Thies THOMPSON
- vocals
Alexis CHARTRAND
- baroque and Quebecois violin
Pierre CHARTRAND
- baroque & Quebcois dance
Anne-Marie GARDETTE - baroque dance
Garth MacPHEE - harpsichord

$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 26, 2019; 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 Pierre CHARTRAND 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 27, 2019

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:

Seamus EGAN - Irish flute, whistle, banjo
Niamh NĂ­ CHARRA - concertina, fiddle, songs
Nick HALLEY - percussion, keyboards
Chris NORMAN - flutes, 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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