Past Events...

Live at Equator Coffee Roasters, 451 Ottawa Street, Almonte

All are welcome.

Trevor Lubin and Danah-Lee Krieger will be hosting.

Open Mic Night - October 26th 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Live at Equator Coffee Roasters, 451 Ottawa Street, Almonte

All are welcome.

Trevor Lubin and Danah-Lee Krieger will be hosting.

Open Mic - Jun 1st 6:00pm, 2018

Live at Equator Coffee Roasters, 451 Ottawa Street, Almonte

Open Mic - Apr 20th 6:00pm, 2018

Our very first Open Mic, Live at Equator Coffee Roasters

Heather Dale: Celtic Spark -- Nov 16th 7:00pm, 2017

What can we give you, this busy season?  Hm... how about a pause to really relax.  An evening with no pressure, no stress, no expectations.  Just come and enjoy a beautiful concert with us, to celebrate the turning of the year.    The Heather Dale Band offers a mix of sweet, ethereal, and joyful Renaissance music, mixed seamlessly with your favourite Celtic ballads.  We sing in 8 different languages: Irish Gaelic, Welsh/Cymraeg, Cornish/Kernewek, French, English, Latin, German, and even the Native Canadian Huron/Wendat language.  We also play a wide variety of interesting instruments, from Medieval percussion and hammered dulcimer, to the more familiar guitar and Irish flute.  Come and find your own Celtic Spark this holiday season -- we promise you'll leave smiling!


Alexander George, the 2017 winner of the Danny O'Connell scholershiop from Celt Fest will be opening the show at 7:00pm. Celtic Spark at 7:30.


Refreshments available.

Date November 16th.  7:00pm

at Mississippi Mills Musicworks, 453 Ottawa Street Almonte.

tickets available at

Ticket Price $20 adult.  $10 children and Seniors

Aestrid -- Oct 13th 8:00pm, 2017

Aestrid is a three-piece band from Soest, the Netherlands. Their sound balances between post-punk and ambient electronic music meeting the wideness of shoegaze in the middle. Whether it is about the randomness while improvising, or the perfectionism that used to rule the early days of the band, Aestrid is always about the feeling that remains.


Bo Menning; “When I was a teenager, I used to stand in front of my guitar amps turning them up so loud I could literally feel every chord, every note, through my body. Back then I drew from sounds I heard in post-hardcore and post-rock. I’d sing into this wall of sound coming at me from the speakers. I never felt something that powerful, overwhelming. This would be my escape. Like a blanket of sound I could wrap myself in while lying down, looking up at the stars. And it’s still how it feels when we play”.

Every show is known to be an intense experience for both audience and band. Not holding back and delivering everything until the last note. Aestrid has always held on to a healthy dose of DIY work ethic. Working on their own terms when it comes to recording and putting out music. From the start, the band has been playing and recording in and outside of the Netherlands. Taking them through Europe, the UK and Canada.


In 2014 the band recorded ‘No Map Or Address’ in Brantford Ontario, together with producers Glen Marshall and Bob Lanois. They experienced something unique playing in Canada. Something strongly connected to the scenery and the people. Ever since, the band returns to the country twice a year for shows, writing and recording. On their latest album ‘Silver’, 2016, the band continued to step away further from endlessly tweaking songs to perfection. And stacking layers and layers of sound. As they believe so much beauty lies in the little mistakes that are made, everything was about the momentum.


This year, in the spring of 2017, Kingston Ontario became the background for the recordings of album number six. Aestrid spent ten days with a 4-track cassette recorder and some microphones. Not knowing what the new songs would sound like, they started playing and writing in the basement of a beautiful house, overlooking a bay. The songs grew with Kingston’s scenery in mind. The lake, the city and it’s outskirts, even the buzzes from electric wiring in the house affected the way they played. The album release is set for February 2018.



2005 - In D'esprit Pornographique

2011 - The Echo Resistance

2013 - BOX 2014 - No Map Or Address

2016 - Silver

Aestrid is:

Bo Menning - vocals/guitars

Jurriaan Sielcken - bass/keys

Ray Kornet - drums

Instagram: @aestridband