2013 Valley Arts Award Presentation & Quotes

2013 Valley Arts Award Presentation & Quotes

On Sunday, September 29th at Deep Roots Music Festival’s Closing Concert, Barbara Hansen received the 2013 Valley Arts Award. Photo Credit: Bruce Dienes – The award was presented by 13 year old pianist, Chantal Peng, who performed the Maple Leaf Rag and also explained why she nominated her teacher. “Mrs. Hansen is a great…

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Deep Roots festival a spirited celebration

Source:  The Chronicle Herald – Stephen Cooke – Arts Reporter Wolfville’s Deep Roots Music Festival is ostensibly an event that celebrates the sounds of folk, both traditional and contemporary, in all its varied forms. But downtown passersby on Saturday might have been quicker to think of R&B legends Martha and the Vandellas’ immortal Dancing in…

Information for Festival Volunteers

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tu_A4-nuP8[/youtube] The Deep Roots Music Cooperative welcomes your help in the presentation of the Deep Roots Music Festival. The Festival volunteer program offers opportunities to extend a helping hand in one or more areas that require reliable and committed community support. Click Here for more information and a Volunteer Registration form.

2013 Deep Roots Music Festival Overview (subject to change)

For ticket information – click here. September 26th Thursday Evening Festival Kick Off: 1) Jesse Winchester at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal 2) ‘Road to Baleya‘ at Al Whittle Theatre, with Tannis Slimmon September 27th Friday Afternoon: Artists@Acadia – TBD Music at the Festival Tent Friday Evening Main Stage: Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Celso…

10th Anniversary Festival kicks off with two great events!

Jesse Winchester at King’s Theatre, Annapolis Royal $22 in advance – for tickets contact Kings Theatre online or call (902)532-7704 World music documentary: Road to Baleya Free film screening at Al Whittle Theatre. A rare glimpse into a traditional African society where music and cultural expression are some of the glue that still holds it…

2013 Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival Update

Press Release July 29, 2013 WOLFVILLE, NS – Once again there’ll be a marvelous blend of up-and-coming and tried-and-true performers on the festival stages the last weekend of September, at the Deep Roots Music Festival. Folk musicians and composers Jay Ungar and Molly Mason will return to Wolfville for the opening Main Stage on Friday…