Musical Thursdays in Chelsea, Quebec: A Symphony of Summer Delights! 🎵

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June 15, 2023
August 24, 2023
Meredith Centre Soccer Fields - Chelsea Quebec
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A Market of Delights: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 🍇

Before the concerts begin, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Chelsea Market. Starting at 4:00 p.m., you can explore a cornucopia of market produce, artisans, producers, and exhibitors. It's the perfect opportunity to stock up on fresh, local delights while discovering hidden gems. From tantalizing treats to handcrafted treasures, there's something for everyone and every taste. Just remember to bring cash for your market adventures!

Let the Music Move You: 6:00 p.m. on the Meredith Centre Soccer Fields

As the sun starts to set, make your way to the Meredith Centre soccer fields, where a stage awaits to transport you into a world of harmonious bliss. Bring your chair or blanket, and settle in for an evening of musical enchantment. From Broadway classics to the captivating sounds of jazz, funk, and Celtic violin, there's a rhythm to suit every soul. Let the melodies carry you away as you revel in the captivating performances that await.

Rain or Shine: Check the Web Page and Facebook Page ☂️📲

While we hope for clear skies and starry nights, Mother Nature can be unpredictable. In the event of inclement weather, don't fret! Instructions will be posted on the event's web page and the Municipality's Facebook page to keep you informed about any changes or alternative arrangements. Nothing can dampen the spirit of Musical Thursdays!

Feast on Gastronomic Delights

Let your taste buds join in the celebration by indulging in the delectable offerings from various food booths at the Chelsea Market. From savoury delights to sweet treats, you'll find an array of culinary treasures to satisfy your cravings. Remember to bring your appetite and savour the flavours that will add an extra touch of delight to your evening.

Comfort and Creativity: Meredith Centre Amenities

Should nature call or inspiration strike, worry not! Washrooms are conveniently located inside the Meredith Centre on the first floor. Additionally, for those seeking to ignite their artistic side, the Meredith Centre offers knitting classes and art workshops throughout the Chelsea Market. So, let your creativity flow and explore your hidden talents while immersing yourself in musical magic.

Park and Pedal: Embrace Active Transportation 🚗

To ensure a smooth and sustainable event experience, we kindly invite residents to prioritize active transportation options. Additional bike racks have been added to the site, encouraging you to pedal your way to the festivities. However, for those who prefer to drive, parking will be available at the Meredith Centre soccer fields and the nearby Chelsea Elementary School. The choice is yours, but let's join hands in making this event eco-friendly and accessible to all.

A Harmonious Lineup: 2023 Program 🎻🎺

Mark your calendars, as the 2023 program promises an exceptional lineup of musical talents that will leave you craving for more. Here's a sneak peek of what's in store for you:

Le Jazz de Partout

ℹ️ Various jazz styles Thursday, June 15, 6:00 p.m.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the captivating world of jazz with singers Michèle Castonguay and Samantha Christ François. Together with trumpeter Ron Ferguson, bassist Neil Sealy, and pianist and storyteller Karl Nerenberg, they will take you on a mesmerizing journey through Broadway, the Great Songbook, and music from around the globe.

Waked Up! Band

ℹ️ Soul and Funk Thursday, July 13, 6:00 p.m.

Prepare to groove to the incredible rhythms of the Waked Up! Band. This talented group of eight local musicians, complete with a three-piece horn section, percussion, and guitars, will have you dancing the night away with their powerful vocals and infectious energy. Don't miss out on this electrifying musical event!

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Jane and Kyle

ℹ️ Fiddle, Celtic violin Thursday, August 24, 6:00 p.m.

Let the soul-stirring melodies of Canadian fiddle champions Jane Corie and Kyle Burghout transport you to a world of traditional and contemporary tunes. Accompanied by a pianist and guitarist, they will create a vibrant ambiance that will leave you captivated and yearning for more.

This incredible project was made possible through the collaboration of the Municipality of Chelsea, Chelsea Market, La Fab sur Mill, and the Meredith Centre. Their dedication and passion have ensured that Musical Thursdays in Chelsea, Quebec, will be a summer highlight that you won't want to miss!

So, mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and join us for an unforgettable series of Musical Thursdays. Let the music ignite your spirit, the flavours tantalize your palate, and the community's warmth envelops you in an experience that celebrates the harmony of arts, culture, and togetherness. See you there!