Week of Dec. 11-18
The following is a brief synopsis of events taking place in and around St. John's over the next seven days:
— “It’s Christmas Tour”
Dec. 11 — St. Lawrence — St. Thomas Aquinas.
Dec. 12 — Marystown — Sacred Heart Church.
Dec. 13 — St. Bernard’s — Sacred Heart Church.
Dec. 14 — Bonavista — Christ Church.
Dec. 15 — Manuels — St. Thomas of Villanova.
Dec. 16 — Bell Island — St Michael’s.
Dec. 17 — Placentia — Sacred Heart Church.
Dec. 18 — St John’s — St. Patrick’s Church.
Arts and Culture Centre
Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Join beloved Canadian tenor, John McDermott, as he delivers holiday cheer and celebrates 20 years of performing. During the show, John will sing holiday favourites as well as songs from his illustrious musical career. As is John’s tradition he will also perform some tasteful Remembrance tributes. Tickets will be on sale for $42 For more details please visit https://artsandculturecentre.com/stjohns/Online.
Dec. 12. Shelley Neville’s O Holy Night.
The Beaches Heritage Centre
Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. “Oh Holy Night,” a holiday concert of seasonal music. Tickets available by calling 677-2360.
Terrace in the Square
Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Duo Concertante and Alumni of the Tuckamore Festival.
Gower Street United Church
On Dec. 16, The Celtic Fiddlers will perform at Gower Street United Church at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. The Celtic Fiddlers continue to celebrate 20 years of performance and the recent release of their fifth CD, “Times and Tides.”
Dec. 21 and Dec. 22. It’s Christmas time with The Once. Tickets available at Fred’s Records and O’Brien’s Music.
Holy Heart Theatre
55 Bonaventure Ave.
Peter MacDonald Productions Presents, “Santa’s Place,” a new, original musical review for the whole family Dec. 11-14. Show time is 7:30 p.m. with a 3 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Dec. 14. Tickets $30 and $28.
Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre
Country Jamboree at Carbonear’s Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person at the door. Profits are given to a different charity each month. The next show will be held on Friday, Dec. 13.
Regional Arts Centre
The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council will hold its annual Christmas social for members, volunteers of the 2013 Shamrock Festival and senior citizens on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. Free admission, soup and sandwiches, beverages and music by The Reddy’s.
Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. Singer/songwriter Jeff Piercey.
Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. Jazz guitarist/singer/songwriter Eren Bayazitoglu.
The Beach Cottage
Fridays from 7-10 p.m. Glenn Simmons acoustic show.
Dec. 11 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.
Dec. 12 — Damian Follett 2:30 p.m., Rob Cook 6:30 p.m., Unlisted 11 p.m.
Dec. 13 — Rob Cook 4 p.m., Damian Follett 8 p.m., The DiMaggios 12 midnight
Dec. 14 — Dave White 6:30 p.m., The DiMaggios 10:30 p.m.
Dec. 15 — Chris Meyers 7 p.m., Damian Follett 11 p.m.
Dec. 16 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.
Dec. 17 — Dave White 10 p.m.
Dec. 18 — Dave White 6 p.m., Damian Follett 10 p.m.
The Martini Bar
Every Thursday Stixx and Stones starting at 10 p.m.
Dec. 13-14. Tino Borges and The Incident.
Dec. 20-21. Stixx and Stones.
The Ship Pub
265 Duckworth St.
Folk Night at the Ship is every Wednesday at 9 p.m. The last Wednesday of the month is our Traditional Session night, where musicians are welcomed to join in an acoustic session hosted by an experienced player.
Dec. 13 at 10:30 p.m. The Black Bags, Colleen Power Band and Sean Panting.
Tol’s Time-out Lounge
Mount Pearl, Glenhill Plaza
Dec. 12 — Stragglers.
Dec. 13/14 — Miss Conduct.
Trapper John’s Museum and Pub
Dec. 13-14 — Curtis Harding Band.
Dec. 20-21 — Beauwater.
Dec. 22-23 — DJ Green Arrow.
Tuesdays — NightCull featuring Janet Cull with Kalem Mahoney opening.
Wednesdays — The Dark and Dirty’s.
Wheel Deal Thursdays — Steve Edwards.
Dec. 16. MoMonday is like an open mic for professional speakers and other people like you with a great story and life lessons to share. Cost is $10 in advance (plus HST) with online tickets available until Friday, Dec. 13, or you can do $15 cash at the door.