The Mercedes Benz Newmarket Juno Concert Series will kick off tomorrow night at the Old Town Hall in Newmarket with a performance by Juno Award-winning artist Donne Roberts and his four piece band.
Doors open at 6:00 PM. Two sets of musical performances will commence at 7:15 PM. A cash bar and gourmet food offerings by Old Village Free House will be available for the duration of the evening.
Tickets are $47 (HST and ticket processing fee included). Call the Box Office Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 905-953-5122 or visit the NewTix website at: www.newtix.ca.
Donne Roberts is a two-time JUNO Award winner & three-time JUNO Award nominee singer-songwriter, guitarist, music producer, music consultant, grant writer, music mentor and guitar teacher. He was born in Madagascar, raised and educated in the USSR (Russia), speaks Malagasy, Russian, French, and English. From touring as a backup singer for Ace of Base, to a stint as the first black VJ on MTV Russia, Donné has led a prolific and varied artistic life since he left his home country as a boy. He first came to wider recognition in his adopted home of Canada with the release of his albums: Rhythm Was Born, Internation, Onward & collaboration with African Guitar Summit, Okavango African Orchestra, Amanda Martinez, Sultans of String and more. His success led to CBC Radio asking Donné Roberts to compose the theme song for their popular morning show Fresh Air, which still runs today