Canada's Birthday Bash live

Sunday 01 July 2012Past concert

Canada's Birthday Bash


425 Lafayette Street 10003 New York, NY, US

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7:00 PM
9:30 PM

Celebrate Canada’s 145th birthday with this all-star celebration of the Great Canadian Songbook, produced and emcee’d by Jeff Breithaupt and featuring a stellar international line-up, including Tyley Ross (East Village Opera Company), Shannon Conley (Lez Zeppelin), Paul Nolan & Chilina Kennedy (Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway), Jamie Leonhart (The Truth About Suffering), Greg Naughton (The Sweet Remains), Shelley McPherson (Beneath the Hush, A Whisper), Alyson Palmer (BETTY), Victoria Cave (Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata), Amy Cervini, Melissa Stylianou, and a special appearance by New York City icon and NY1 morning anchor Pat Kiernan. Once again, the evening will be led by Musical Director Peter Kiesewalter (Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata, East Village Opera Company) and the all-star “Workin’ for the Weekend House Band.” Join the evening’s sparkling cast as they lay down unforgettable versions of all your favo(u)rite Canuck anthems. From Cohen to Cockburn, Joni to Gino, Lightfoot to Lighthouse, Rufus to Raffi, Burton to Bryan, Nelly to Neil, and beyond, you never know whose songs you might hear. Think you know The Great Canadian Songbook? You Ain’t [Heard] Nothin’ Yet. And remember, they’re not booing: they’re just chanting BI-I-E-E-E-BER!