TDAC’s Performing Arts Trail Series presents The High Bar Gang on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 7:30 pm at The Bailey Theatre.
Tickets – $30 Adult. Tickets 30 years and under $10.
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The Trail & District Arts Council presents a unique take on old time bluegrass from The High Bar Gang at The Bailey Theatre on Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm.
Some of the most accomplished, beloved musicians in BC have come together in the local supergroup The High Bar Gang. Vocal harmony is key to the band’s sound, and the blend of Shari Ulrich, Wendy Bird and Kirby Barber along with guitarist Barney Bentall and banjo player Dave Barber is simply stunning. Supported by Rob Becker on bass, and Colin Nairne on guitar and mandolin, the band’s repertoire stays firmly rooted in the golden age of bluegrass music with songs by the likes of Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers and Del McCoury.
The band has two Juno Award nominated albums: “Lost and Undone: A Gospel Bluegrass Companion” and “Someday the Heart will Trouble the Mind”.
The High Bar Gang is:
Dave Barber- banjo, mandolin and guitar, vocals
Kirby Barber: vocals, guitar and bass
Rob Becker: bass
Barney Bentall: vocals and guitar
Wendy Bird: vocals, guitar
Colin Nairne: guitar, mandolin and vocals
Shari Ulrich: vocals, fiddle and mandolin
Learn more about The High Bar Gang at https://highbargang.com.
Two 45 minute sets with a 15 minute intermission. Reserved Seating. All tickets available online at tickets.trail-arts.com, by phone at 250-368-9669, and in person at the Bailey Box Office at 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail.
This performance is made possible thanks to the support of our sponsors The Best Western Plus Columbia River Hotel, Century 21 Kootenay Homes (2018) Ltd., Pharmasave Trail, Teck Trail Operations, Tourism South Kootenay and media sponsor Bounce FM, as well as our funders the BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, and the Government of Canada. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.
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Casting Off by A Good Catch on Friday, November 3 at 7:30 pm.
Award-winning Australian circus group Casting Off throws away stereotypes as these dynamic women tumble, talk, and balance precariously. This joyful, witty, and family-friendly circus show is a refreshing and uplifting conversation between three generations. “…a multi-faceted gem of a spectacle”. Tickets $30.
The High Bar Gang on Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm.
The Juno Award nominated BC supergroup uses stunning vocal harmonies for a unique take on old time bluegrass. The Band is – Dave Barber: banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals; Kirby Barber: vocals, guitar, bass; Rob Becker: bass; Barney Bentall: vocals, guitar; Wendy Bird: vocals, guitar; Colin Nairne: guitar, mandolin, vocals; Shari Ulrich: vocals, fiddle, mandolin. Tickets $30.
Ballet Jörgen’s Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 pm.
A uniquely Canadian story of a young orphan whose imaginative spirit changes lives, Anne of Green Gables the beloved novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery is now a full-length ballet. Making the production even more special, a company of 16-20 dancers will be joined on stage by 8 local participants. Tickets $45.
The Wilds by WONDERHEADS on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 pm.
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Arts Club Theatre’s Made in Italy on Saturday, March 30 at 7:30 pm.
A one-man, hilariously heartwarming show that celebrates family and food by weaving the electrifying music of the 1970s with classic Italian tunes. A second-generation Italian teen struggling to find his place in Jasper, Alberta, reinvents himself as a crooner and ladies’ man. Equal parts comedy, music, and heart.