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Mon July 31 2017
Morning Music
9:30 am
Please join us every Monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.

$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.

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Fri August 4 2017
Silver Pools and Highpark
8:00 pm
Doors at 7:30 pm
Concert at 8 pm
$7

SILVER POOLS BIO

Silver Pools is a dreampop project led by Todd Macdonald (The Winks, Norviaza, Tights) from Toronto, Canada.

SILVER POOLS LINKS

silverpoolsmusic.com
https://www.facebook.com/silverpoolsmusic
https://www.facebook.com/highparktheband/photos/gm.819091248241723/662283800642781/?type=3&theater

HIGHPARK BIO

Mixing complex rhythms with compelling arrangements and distinct progressions, HIGHPARK aims to feed your head and confuse your feet. Driven by a need to challenge convention, there is a blend of darkness, depth and power which lend energy to a captivating live performance. Carefully crafted tones and thick layers contribute to a well rounded and textured sound.

HIGHPARK LINKS

https://highparktheband.bandcamp.com

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Mon August 7 2017
Morning Music
9:30 am
Please join us every Monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.

$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.

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Worldwide Womb Blessing
6:00 pm
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Thu August 10 2017
Roelf Zantinge Art Reception
7:00 pm
Licensed
All ages

Silence invites you to an art exhibition and sale of a series of works by artist Roelf Zantinge. The artist will be in attendance 7-9 pm with an artist's talk at 8 pm. Please join us for a celebration of this exciting show. Wine, beer, coffee and kombucha will be served.

Roelf Zantinge

Roelf was born in the Netherlands and came to Canada when his family immigrated here in 1955. Being raised in a creative family, Roelf has always had an interest in the arts. He learned to play guitar as a teenager and went on to study art history and drawing at the University of Guelph. After university, he focused on a trade and began his on-the-job training as a carpenter. His love of woodworking and art merged a few decades later when he was inspired by the effect of dyes he used to colour some Cajóns (drum boxes) he was building. Intrigued by the “whimsy” of this medium on wood, he set out to produce larger scale paintings and, drawing on his carpentry background, framed these pieces himself (using native wood species and salvaged woods) with the frames often becoming integrated to the pieces. These would be the first of many to launch his second career as an artist.

When not painting or playing guitar, Roelf enjoys spending time with his two sons, daughter, and granddaughter in Guelph, Ontario.

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Fri August 11 2017
Unbowed, Uhtcearu and Vow of Thorns
8:00 pm
Doors at 7:30 pm
Show at 8 pm
Licensed
All ages

Unbowed || Guelph, ON
Uhtcearu || Wisconsin, USA
Vow of Thorns || London, ON

Join us on Friday, August 11th for the hometown stop of Unbowed's Ontario run!

$10 at the door,
All Ages event, EARLY SHOW

https://www.facebook.com/events/267324380413167/

UNBOWED

LINK:
https://unbowedofficial.bandcamp.com

UHTCEARU

BIO

"Fills the gap that Agalloch has left since their disbandment. Solid song writing, filled with raw emotion and forlorn lyrics. Highly recommend you pick this album up."
- Echoes and Dust

"Melodic black metal with some death influences thrown in for good measure, this is a sharp, tight and a very solid beginning for the band."
- Ethereal Black Metal

"Impulsive rhythms and violent riffs meet marvelous leads. Some of the light-hearted guitar licks reminds me of Kvelertak."
- Tasty Black Meal Abominations

"The combination of blackened darkness and colourful melodies that Uhtcearu specialise in is downright infectious, and I heartily recommend them to all."
- Transcending Obscurity

"It’s the perfect kind of recording that allows for that intimate sense of frozen fragility and icy winds to permeate every fibre of your being, while at the same time retaining enough clarity and power to showcase the band in the best darkened light. Also, the bass can be heard. Bonus."
- Wonderbox Metal

"Uhtcearu flawlessly blend metallic sounds that don’t typically meet on common ground. To be more specific, they take elements of Melodic Death Metal to the creative blender alongside a Black Metal sound. The results are equally interesting and inspiring."
- The Circle Pit

LINK:
https://uhtcearu.bandcamp.com

VOW OF THORNS

LINK:
https://vowofthorns.bandcamp.com

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Sun August 13 2017
Mic Technique for Singers - Workshop with Dan McLean Jr.
2:00 pm
You and Your Mic

“Mic Technique for Singers” Workshop
presented by Dan McLean Jr. at Silence

$10/PWYC at door

See it on YouTube! https://goo.gl/bcLuMt

What will you get out of the workshop?

Everything you need to know about on-stage mics in order to turn them from enemies to tools!

• A very good handle on how to identify problems with your mic technique, and fixes for everything you might experience.

• As an interactive workshop, participants will be able to try everything with a mic and PA.

• Tips on how to prepare … at home … without a mic … for good mic placement.

• A little bit about feedback and how to eliminate it with good mic technique.

• The appropriate distance from your mouth to the mic.

• How, when & why to move closer to, and further from, the mic.

• How to minimize “popping Ps”.

• How to look at your chording hand without moving away from the vocal mic.

• Speaking between songs, including good mic technique and what to/not to say.

• Positioning your vocal & instrument mics by bringing them to your comfortable stance instead of altering your stance to meet the mics.

About Dan McLean Jr.

Dan is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, live audio engineer, and recording producer, and he MCs concerts at Silence. He’s done about 20 years of consulting and beta testing for microphone and “in-ear monitor” manufacturers Shure, Sennheiser, Neumann, AKG, Electro-Voice, Audio Technica, Sensaphonics, Ultimate Ears, Future Sonics and Garwood.

Dan has presented over a dozen “Mic Technique for Singers” workshops & lectures.

“Engaging, entertaining and intelligently explained.”

“A wealth of experience from the perspective of both a sound technician and seasoned vocalist.”

“Dan is a beautiful thing behind the mic.”

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Mon August 14 2017
Morning Music
9:30 am
Please join us every Monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.

$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.

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Mon August 21 2017
Morning Music
9:30 am
Please join us every Monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.

$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.

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Red Tent
7:00 pm
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Thu August 24 2017
Unbuttoned
8:00 pm
Doors at 7:30 pm
Concert at 8 pm
All ages
Licensed

UNBUTTONED BIO

Over the last six years, Unbuttoned has continued to surprise even themselves themselves in their self-exploration. After their 2014 debut “Planes”, the band spent three years developing what would become their forthcoming LP 'Liquid.’ The process found Unbuttoned spending weeks in various studio environments, exploring every sound they could touch and hear. Midway through this process, Unbuttoned released 2015’s “Minute Lasting” EP, which was catalytic for the group, in terms of challenging modern musical conventions. They also initiated “Hummingbird,” a safe open stage catering specifically to the youth in Toronto’s Regent Park community. Now, in 2017, the experiences and influences of the last few years have culminated in ‘Liquid,’ a fearless exploration of textures, palettes and emotions that lies in the ocean between melancholic release and stark boldness. Sometimes brash and unapologetic, sometimes achingly vulnerable, the album is a statement of commitment, and decidedly marks a new era for Unbuttoned.

LINKS

http://unbuttoned.band
https://www.facebook.com/Unbuttoned/
https://twitter.com/unbuttonedmusic?lang=en
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TTEFwgljCQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8TlvVAmDJ8

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Fri August 25 2017
Gary Diggins
8:00 pm
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Sat August 26 2017
Night Market
7:00 pm
The market will be open to the public 7-11pm.
Licensed
All ages

The Guelph Night Market began in 2015 with the hopes of creating more space in our community for an alternative kind of consumerism. The aim was to prioritize local, made by hand, small scale and vintage. This idea has emerged into a pop-up style "thrifty flea market party" where you can purchase goods from local artists, makers and curators themselves. The idea is that you can start a conversation with the folks who made or found the item you're buying, as well as bump into pals from around town. The Night Market looks for a diverse selection of vendors from all walks and disciplines, who they think will inspire people and help to create a safe and unique experience. Guelph has a strong network of small businesses and entrepreneurs; supporting them is what will make our community flourish.

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