LORI Cullen &
Join Lori and Kurt for a rich evening of music infused with folk, jazz and all the flavours of mature emotional music. Between classics like ‘Moon River’ or songs by Joni Mitchell you will hear innovation inside the original songs, stories, and interpretations of these dynamic performers.
6:30pm Doors open
7:00-8:45 pm Concert
(There will be one 15 min intermission)
Adults $45 / Seniors & Students $40
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ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Lori Cullen is an award winning Canadian pop, folk and jazz singer-songwriter. She has released seven albums as a solo artist, has collaborated with many other artists as a guest musician, and has been a Juno Award nominee.
Her most recent album, Sexsmith Swinghammer Songs, features songs written for her by Ron Sexsmith and Kurt Swinghammer. Lori supported Ron on a European Tour that saw her play some of Europe’s finest performance rooms in London, Amsterdam, Ireland, Scotland, Germany and Sweden.
Kurt Swinghammer is a multi-discipline artist based in Toronto, Canada. While in his teens he exhibited paintings at a gallery in Niagara Falls, won the Art Award in his final year at high school, and studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design. After moving permanently to Toronto in the mid 80’s, Kurt became identified with the vibrant Queen Street West scene through his club murals, album cover and T-shirt designs, and art direction for music videos. He has released 12 albums of original songs, worked extensively as a session guitarist on albums by artists including Ani DiFranco and Great Big Sea, racked up over a hundred credits as a film and TV composer including David Suzuki’s The Nature of Things, and performed live on numerous CBC Radio broadcasts as well as international concerts.
Notable projects include set design for the award winning Joni Mitchell: Intimate and Interactive on MuchMusic, doing a custom paint job on the Zamboni at Maple Leaf Gardens, creating animated music videos for Buffy Sainte-Marie and Bruce Cockburn, designing a set for contemporary dancer Peggy Baker, appearing on the live Lillith Fair album, art directing the landmark hip-hop video Let Your Backbone Slide by Maestro Fresh Wes, and designing the store bag for the Sam The Record Man chain.