The Pearl Company

Theatre, Gallery and Arts Centre 16 Steven Street Hamilton ON 905-524-0606

Archive for February 2nd, 2015

Shari Vandermolen & David Brideau: Saturday May 5

Shari Vandermolen & David Brideau: Saturday May 5.  Doors: 7:30pm. Show: 8:00. Tickets: $20. Shari Vandermolen is a renowned vocalist and award-winning performer in Hamilton and the ShariV& DavidBrideau_05_18Greater Toronto Area who has been entertaining audiences for 15 years with her Quartet, Trio or 5-piece band Quarter to Nine.  She is also the lead vocalist for the 10-piece jazz combo SwingLine.  On May 5th Shari brings her powerful and impressive vocal stylings back to the Pearl Company for a more intimate evening of song with jazz guitarist David Brideau, James Gannett on bass and Vince Waters on drums.  “…hear Vandermolen make jelly of your emotions with her voice and her art… one example is Stormy Weather… I barely weathered that storm intact.”  – View Magazine
David Brideau is a Canadian jazz guitarist, composer, and teacher who has been an active musician for over 15 years. A Hamilton native, and honours graduate from the Mohawk Jazz program, David has played all around the GTA with his own group, the David Brideau Trio and Quartet, as well as being prominently featured in groups with Michael Morobito, Amber-Leigh Palka, and Lauren Perreira among others. He studied under jazz greats Bob Shields, Pat Collins, Kim Ratcliffe, and Mark Ucci and is currently continuing his studies at McMaster University. David often composes his own standards, and released the sold-out EP “Addicted To You” in 2016. He is a recipient of the Dave McMurdo Music Bursary, the Antony Roberts Music Bursary, and the Richard Newell Memorial Scholarship.

Campaign Launch and Fundraiser for Larry Pattison Tues, Sept 30

We are hosting the Campaign Launch and Fundraiser for Larry Pattison Tues, Sept 30 from 7-9. From his committee: You LarryPattisonatPearl.jpgare cordially invited to attend Larry’s Campaign Launch for his Candidacy for Ward 3 Trustee for the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board. He is ready to bring your issues to the school board table and to the province! We hope to see you and we ask for your continued support to take Larry from Candidate to Trustee on October 27th. A donation of $10 is suggested at the door and this will help us cover the cost of munchies, launch costs and further support Larry’s bid for Trustee. We will also have a donation box available and 50/50 tickets. Come out and mingle with neighbours, connect with Larry and explore the beautiful Pearl company. Opportunities to assist as a part of Larry’s campaign team will also be available.  Questions or offers?  Larry’s email:


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