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Sandwell Green Park Outdoor Stage – 10am to 6pm

May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Note: Some performance times may change – be sure to check back again before May 27th for any updates.

10:00 84th Regiment Re-enactment – Military drills and firing of muskets
10:20 Highland Mist Pipe Band leads the procession of dignitaries
10:25 Daniel Richer (Town Crier) opens the festival
10:30 Verna McGregor of Kitigan Zibi First Nation gives an Algonquin Welcome
10:35 Introduction of Karen McCrimmon (MP), Jack MacLaren (MPP), Jim Watson (mayor) and Marianne Wilkinson, Eli El-Chantiry, Shad Qadri & Allan Hubley (councillors)
10:40 Pauline Brown & the Canadian Steppers
11:00 St. Gabriel Catholic School Grade 1 & Grade 5 Dancers
11:10 Dancers from Bangladesh –  Larissa Morshed, Sanova Morshed & Amani Khan
11:20 WEJ Recess Guitar Group, Stephanie Stephens (conductor) – Guitars, vocals, drums, boomwackers
11:50 Maria Sabaye, Azita Montazeri & Massey SheikhanSaba Persian Dance; workshop with audience
12:10 Chartwell Kanata Seniors  – Rhythm & Moves
12:20 Earl of March Chamber Choir – Bonnie Day (conductor)  Jennifer Driediger, Ashley Wong & Elizabeth Shevchenko (accompanists) Steffan Bello (alto sax)
12:35 Geriatric Jazz Band – 1940’s Swing Music – Ken Backwell (harmonica & vocal), Eugene Sollows  (trumpet), Derek Robertson (trumpet), Robert Godkin (saxophone, clarinet, vocal), Maurice Hines (trombone), Howard McBride (bass, vocal), Hart Cowley (keyboard), Ralph Harrison (percussion), Bill Williams (guitar) and Denis Rowan (blues harp)
1:20 Jamaal Jackson Rogers – Poet Laureate
1:30 Malinda Aiello (acoustic guitar & vocal)
1:50 4PointPanic (Noah Gardiner) – Electronic Dance Music
2:10 Andrew Cassara  – Family Friendly Pop Music


West Ottawa Glee ClubJennifer Britton (conductor)

Jennifer Britton (vocal & piano)

3:00 Main & Abbott Dance BandSwing Dance Music
3:30 The Young Bucks – First Fret Music School – Rock Band Ensemble
3:45 Raspberry Jam Jazz BandDixieland Jazz Band – Bruce Baker (reeds), Paul Adjeleian (trombone), Andy Turcotte (trumpet), Ivan Matte (bass), David Somppi (keys), Ian Weinmeister (drums)
4:15 Basil Park (vocal & acoustic guitar) – First Fret Music School
4:30 Vatra – Moldavian Folk Dance group – Galina Cotorobai (director)

School of Modern Dance – Anna Kamsha (director)

Michelle – (vocal)

Fantasy Dance Group

Kalinka – Russian Folk Dance Ensemble

5:30 84th Regiment Re-enactment – Military drills and firing of muskets

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May 27, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Kanata-Carleton Cultural Festival


Sandwell Green Park – Outdoor Venue
Sandwell Green, Kanata, ON, Canada
Ottawa, Canada
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