The third concert in the Old School House (TOSH) Arts Centre’s Summer Garden Music Festival is set for Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Jazz duo Rob Piltch and Neil Swainson will play at 7 p.m.
The concert location, a spacious Qualicum Beach garden, will be sent to ticket holders upon purchase.
Guests are asked to dress for the weather, bring their own chairs, water and snacks. There is no bathroom access at this venue.
Tickets are $35 plus GST and nonrefundable. It will be festival seating.
Toronto Guitarist Rob Piltch has performed and recorded with top musicians from all over the world and is known for his collaborations with artists of different genres, most famously with the Art of Time Ensemble and Measha Bruggergossman.
Piltch is also a composer and has recorded albums under his own name as well as with Don Thompson and the Juno Award-winning quartet with Dave Young, Phil Dwyer and Michel Lambert. He has played guitar on numerous television shows. He was also featured on the soundtracks of the films Crash and The Blue Planet.
Neil Swainson is a four-time Juno award winner and recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Toronto Musician’s Association.
He also caught the ear of the British pianist George Shearing, who invited him to join his band. Swainson appeared on more than a dozen recordings with Shearing, and together they worked with Canadian composer and arranger Robert Farnon, singers Mel Tormé, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams and Diana Krall.
The pop-up-style concert series features musicians in a variety of genres.
Guests are asked to arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m., concerts will be from 7 p.m. to 8:15 pm.
— NEWS Staff, submitted