2019 Halls Coming Soon!
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Submissions closed; halls on the horizon
Even though spring has yet to make an appearance – we’re already thinking about fall! We are in the process of narrowing down submissions for halls and artists for this year’s edition of the Ontario Festival of Small Halls, set for Sept. 13 to 30, 2018. We got the best response ever from our submissions […]
Seeking new venues to add to the Small Halls circuit!
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is looking to share the love – small hall love, that is. The festival, which brings internationally-renowned musicians to cherished, rural community spaces each fall, is currently accepting submissions for new halls to participate in this year’s event. Almost all of the shows in last year’s schedule sold out, […]
Thanks for the memories!
Our hearts are full of holiday cheer and gratitude! As expected, our second weekend of festive shows gave us the warm and fuzzies. All the feels, folks. The Once raised the roof – and our spirits – in Merrickville on Thursday and in Dacre on Friday night. What special shows – the massive pipe organ […]
The Once set to get festive in Dacre and Merrickville; Còig wows weekend crowds
Well, it happened again. That familiar feeling of community brought together by spectacular live music for a memorable evening – except this time is also fostered festive spirit! Something clicks at our holiday shows and the bands have each audience member hanging off of every note. One of the sweetest, tell-all moments is when the […]
A peek inside a Small Halls holiday show – starting this week!
Let us give you a feel for what you can expect this week as we Deck the Small Halls in Almonte, Seeley’s Bay and Maxville with our holiday shows… It’s like the fall festival, only cozier (if that’s possible). These shows are incredibly heart-warming. Friends, neighbours and visitors escape the early winter cold, discard their […]
Jingle all the way to Small Halls holiday shows!
One week to go and our Almonte holiday show is officially sold out! Tickets for the shows in Seeley’s Bay, Maxville, Merrickville and Dacre are flying – don’t wait to get yours to avoid disappointment. We have people purchasing tickets as part of their office Christmas party, others taking their parents out for a night […]
Local tickets, Còig connections, The Once goes viral
With only two weeks until our holiday shows, we’ve had some people wondering where to snag local tickets! Well, here is a list according to town: Almonte: Almonte Old Town Hall Municipality Office located at 14 Bridge Street. Seeley’s Bay: Main Street Hardware located at 139 Main Street, Seeley’s Bay. Maxville: Home Hardware located at […]
Making the most out of the holidays!
Our Deck the Small Halls communities sure know how to spread the Christmas cheer! There are numerous holiday activities planned in the communities during the coming weeks – and some even in conjunction with the Small Halls shows! Turn the Very Celtic Christmas show featuring Coig on Nov. 30 in Almonte into a full weekend […]
Small Halls, big talent – in one month!
As we usher in November we’re thinking more about comfort music and the warmth that special places can bring when discovering new music or reveling in shows passed. Did you see our video of memories for the Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2017 experience? Give it a look – you might recognize a small hall […]