The Ontario Festival of Small Halls announces special hall-iday shows!

The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is ready to deck the halls with two special shows. For the first time, the festival will put on hall-iday shows in early December to get into the spirit of the season!

Set for Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Almonte Old Town Hall and Friday, Dec. 2 at the Seeley’s Bay Community Hall, the hall-iday shows will be a chance to gather together, celebrate community and dive into the season’s festivities.

the-onceThe Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing Newfoundland’s, The Once, to fill the beloved halls with music. The Once is known as a modern indie folk trio based in St. John’s. Having collected three Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous EMCA awards and named Artist of the Year by the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council, The Once is no stranger to the stage. They have also been nominated twice for the JUNO Roots Traditional Album of the Year Award.

“We had so much fun with our fall festival, that we wanted rejoice in the holiday spirit in two very special halls,” said Kelly Symes, general manager of the Ontario Festival of Small Halls. “We’re delighted to present The Once for these holiday-themed concerts, who toured with Stuart McLean’s Vinyl Cafe seasonal show in 2015, where they found themselves in small community venues across Canada.”

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Doors open both days at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

For more information about the Hall-iday show, please click here. For tickets, please click here or call 613-247-1188 ext. 258.

Be sure to connect with the festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as the month progresses for more updates. We can’t wait to share the holiday spirit with you in Almonte and Seeley’s Bay!