Category Archives: Music Archive

September 11, 2019 Doors at 7:30 PM Show at 8:00 PM Tickets $25 available here. As part of a quick swing through southern Ontario in September, Don Ross will play a solo show at Silence, Guelph’s premier listening venue. It’s a perfect venue for what Don does! Don will play multiple guitars (not at the same time) and will also feature his vocal work on a number of tunes. https://donrossonline.com/

September 15, 2019 Doors at 4:30pmShow at 5:00pm $15 tickets at the door or Eventbrite As a part of the Guelph Jazz Fest About Town programming, Silence is happy to present The Vertical Squirrels with special guests Douglas Ewart and Kathryn Ladano Called an “an unclassifiable blast of fresh air” by the Montreal Mirror, with their album Hold True (Accroche-toi) chosen as one of the top ten offerings in 2010, the music of the Vertical Squirrels is group-improvised, live in the moment, and draws on a potent mixture of free jazz and post rock sensibilities with nods to Indian ragas, jazz-inflected minimalism, Zappa-esque bouts of sonic anarchy, and German rock music from the 1970s. Douglas Ewart: A composer, improviser, sculptor and maker of masks and instruments, Douglas R. Ewart is also an educator, lecturer, arts organization consultant and all around visionary. In projects done in diverse media throughout an award-winning…

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September 8, 2019 – Doors 1:30PM –
Show 2PM – Tickets $10

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August 24, 2019 – Doors 7:30PM – Tickets $10

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September 7, 2019 – Doors 7:30PM – Show 8PM – Tickets $10

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August 8th, 2019 Doors at 7:30pm Show at 8:00pm $15 tickets at the door or Eventbrite Silence Presents provides an accessible venue for touring and professional artists to perform for the Guelph community. Prolific musician and master of the eight-string guitar, Thomas Carbou is a fan of sound. With the narrative theme of improvisation and the desire to surprise, the guitarist, composer, arranger, percussionist and sampler unveils a bold and pleasantly complex music where freedom is king. Flirting at times with the stigmata of traditional music, folk and song, his universe that describes itself as electro-jazz unfolds without resistance, out of time and barriers. Having, over the years, taken part in several international projects (in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Vietnam, the United States, Canada, etc.) which have led to many successful artistic collaborations, he was awarded the Creation / Residence Award of the Ville de Québec, as part of the…

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August 16, 2019 – Doors 7:30PM – Show 8:00PM – Tickets $15

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August 23rd, 2019 – Doors 8PM – Show 8:45PM – Tickets $10

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Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 11 PM Join us for a night of hip-hop and spoken word July 18th, 2019 Doors: 7:30 PM Show: 8:00 PM $10/PWYC PipeDown! provides an accessible venue for emerging artists to perform indie and/or rock music to audiences with similar tastes Jon Corbin is a Canadian hip-hop artist, spoken word poet, speaker, band leader, writer and DJ based in Milton, ON. Since 2001, first under the name The Runaway, Jon has blessed stages big and small with lyrical themes of faith, love, family, social justice, and personal growth. Corbin is a veteran artist who has quietly carved a niche in Canada’s hip-hop community, collaborating with multiple Polaris Music Prize nominee Shad, Juno Award winner Caroline Brooks of The Good Lovelies, and many other revered emcees on both sides of the border. As a speaker, Corbin speaks passionately on topics of identity, race…

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Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 11 PM Doors at 7:30pm Show at 8:00pm $10 tickets at the door or Eventbrite PipeDown! provides an accessible venue for emerging artists to perform indie and/or rock music to audiences with similar tastes. Sages (Hamilton): SAGES, from Hamilton, Ontario, conjures a sensually hypnotic-spiritual display, blending trippy ambiances, hip-hop rhythms, and emotional vocals creating their own style of “emo-electronic.” https://sagessound.bandcamp.com/ Conductor (Guelph): Conductor is the electronic songwriting project of Guelph Canada’s Matthew Davey, and creates loop-based rhythms made using drum machines, sample machines, step sequencers, synthesizers and keyboards, navigated simultaneously as a futurist one-man band, and accented by effect-drenched vocals. https://www.conductorelectronic.com/category/videos/music-videos/ Habit (Guelph): Habit is a four-piece rock group from Guelph, ON. Their brand of post-punk deals in abrupt dynamic shifts, alternating between spare, wiry guitar lines and expressionist splatters of noise. Their songs grapple with the drudgerous monotony and everyday violence…

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