Music and memories: expanding on the last week of the Ontario Festival of Small Halls

Music and memories: expanding on the last week of the Ontario Festival of Small Halls

Last weekend was incredible and we created so many fantastic musical memories in treasured small halls across Eastern Ontario – we’re ready to do it again! This week, we shared news that Shawn Tavenier will be joining Sheesham and Lotus & Son in Smiths Falls on Thursday, Sept. 29. Based in Ottawa, this charismatic singer/songwriter […]

Feeling the small hall love? Expand on it!

Feeling the small hall love? Expand on it!

We have Festival fever! We’re right in the middle of the 2016 Ontario Festival of Small Halls – set to embark on week two! In our opening week, local communities and patrons from across Eastern Ontario enjoyed their cherished spaces being brought to life with sell-out crowds for big name musicians. We’re hearing rave reviews […]

Community events set to impress

Community events set to impress

The shows are drawing closer – and so are the associated community events! We can’t believe that the Festival opens in only one week. A reminder that the community suppers being hosted at The Opinicon before the April Verch shows at the Chaffey’s Lock Community Hall are exclusively for Festival of Small Halls ticket holders. […]

Two weeks to go!

Two weeks to go!

The countdown continues – 14 days until the Festival of Small Halls starts! Exactly two weeks from today we’ll be opening the 2016 festival in Chaffey’s Lock. In two weeks, sweet music by the April Verch Band and String Tease will be filling the community hall to kick off the festival – and we’ll even […]

Supporting Small Halls

Supporting Small Halls

There is a quiet, almost unassuming, section of our website that is thunderous in the weight it carries towards to the success of the Festival of Small Halls. Under the Supporters tab in the top menu, you’ll find logos for the many municipalities, businesses, tourism associations and halls, which pull together and help make the […]

Building community with events

Building community with events

We can’t believe it’s August already! In only a month and a half the Ontario Festival of Small Halls will be creating memorable melodies in the community venues we hold near and dear. That’s music to our ears! We’re pleased to start announcing some of the community events planned surrounding several of the small halls […]