2012 Concerts

An Evening with Royal Wood

The Shelter Valley Folk Festival Annual Fundraising Concert

Date: Saturday June 23rd
Time and Venues: begins 7pm at the Grafton Village Inn and moves to "The Meeting Place" beside the Inn*
Tickets $38 including taxes: by phone (905-349-2788) or paypal (below).
*if you are interested in having dinner at the Inn June 23rd email festival@sheltervalley.com for details.

Acclaimed JUNO-nominated and iTunes-awarded singer songwriter Royal Wood will visit Grafton, Ontario this June following performances in Paris, France and at Toronto's Luminato. Royal Wood releases his fifth album and celebrates a string of sold out shows as his career continues to climb. A past Festival performer he is known for his marvelous songwriting and rich vocals, along with a captivating stage presence. www.royalwood.ca

An Evening with Royal Wood June 23, 2012 $38 incl taxes
Tickets are limited - please call the office: 905-349-2788

Dave Gunning Concert

Date: Tuesday April 17th

Time: 7:30pm (doors open 7:00pm)

Venue: Capitol Arts Theatre,
20 Queen Street, Port Hope

Advance Tickets $23 by phone or paypal.

Remaining tickets at the door $27 (includes HST)

SVFF past Festival Performer Dave Gunning follows his first JUNO nomination this year - organizers calling him "engaging and charismatic; (with a) magnetic gift of captivating audiences in full display as he continues to tour in support of the latest chapter of a career heading for international recognition". Dave Gunning has also picked up multiple world songwriting honours (John Lennon Songwriting Contest, International Songwriting Awards) and arrives in Northumberland just after the JUNOS as a part of SVFF's 2012 Community Concert Series.

Ray Bonneville Concert

Date: Friday February 17th
Time: 8PM (doors 7:30)
Venue: Grafton Town Hall/Alnwick Haldimand Municipal Bldg.
County Rd. 2, Grafton (map here)

Remaining tickets at the door $27 (includes HST)

SVFF past Festival Performer Ray Bonneville leaves Austin for Grafton to launch SVFF's 2012 Community Concert Series in February. Bonneville has performed and played with wonderful artists, including BB King, Muddy Waters, Eliza Gilkyson, and has won JUNO and Folk Alliance Song of the Year awards with his "world class" guitar style and unique songwriting.

Welcome Ray back to Northumberland!