Category Archives: Upcoming Music

Silence and Backyard Concerts are thrilled to announce a series of pop-up concerts on Saturday Mornings at Silence this Winter. Each event will begin at 10am, so hit up the farmer’s market and come on down to take in the show. Due to COVID-19 seating will be limited so we are asking folks to reserve seating in advance. We will also accept walk-ins on a rotating 20-minute basis as long as we are under capacity. Proof of full vaccination is required for entry and masks must be worn at all times. Artists will be announced the week of each show. LIVE STREAMS WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA BACKYARD CONCERTS’ FACEBOOK PAGE Featured artists will include: Tannis Slimmon and Lewis Melville (hosts) Banjo Mechanics Allison Lupton and Tony McManus Katherine Wheatley Preetam Sengupta Hoofbeats Annie Sumi and Travis Knapp Shannon Kingsbury and Sophie Brown Dave Clark Ken Morris Jude Vadala Students from ICSI This pop-up concert series…

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Unmuted is a celebration of the powerful voices, words, and music of seven Ontario artists.  It’s also a celebration of listening—with a full heart—at a time in our history when distancing and masking have quieted our sense of touch, quickened our other senses, and sent us to our screens and earbuds in search of meaning, clarity, enthrallment, and beauty. In a happy partnership that will span four months, Hillside and Silence present music and spoken word performances that will command your screen every other Friday starting October 16th, 2020 and culminating in Hillside Inside in February 2021.  First up next Friday is Joni NehRita. Jamaican-Canadian artist Joni NehRita writes songs about unity, hope and social justice. Her jazz-tinged brand of soul is infused with rhythms & sounds from her Afro-Caribbean background. A multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, she has a gift for writing infectious, well-crafted songs that are deeply personal. This year NehRita…

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