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Occurs on Thursday September 12 2024

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Meaford Hall
12 Nelson Street East
Meaford ON N4L 1N6

Event Notes

× John Sheard's Homeward Bound - The Music of Simon & Garfunkel Thursday, September 12 @ 7:30 pm - $60

John Sheard brings an all-star line-up to present the music of one of the best-selling music groups of the 1960s. Their biggest hits reached the number one on singles charts worldwide. Simon & Garfunkel won 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. Their final album together, Bridge over Troubled Water, is ranked at number 51 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. They are among the best-selling music artists, having sold more than 100 million records.

Probably best known as music director for Stuart Mclean’s Vinyl Café from 1997-2016, Toronto’s John Sheard has released 8 solo piano recordings and continues to work with artists of all styles and mentor many young musicians. Since 1975, he has appeared on hundreds of recordings with artists such as Rita MacNeil, Olivia Newton-John, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Dan Hill, Rita Coolidge, Mary-Margaret O’Hara, Celine Dion, Matt Anderson, Danny Michel, and many, many more. He has performed live with too many artists to count, including Rough Trade, Jackie Richardson, John McDermott, Owen Pallett, Suzie Vinnick, Dala, Jill Barber and Art Garfunkel. As a producer and arranger, he has worked with The Guess Who, Buster Poindexter, Russell de Carle, Dan Hill, Shirley Eikhard and The Good Brothers. John has also produced and written music for television shows such as A+E.’s Biography, Sesame Street, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and David Letterman’s Hollywood Film Festival.

Presented by Blackrose Entertainment

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