Thursday night concerts:
June 21 − Songs for a Summer Evening features the rich harmonies of Village Voyces Chamber Choir, the inspirational and bold music of Malala Women’s Choir and Bella Borealis trio who skillfully harmonize rootsy classics and contemporary songs. They are joined by The Valley Men, an all-male choir noted for many years of touring in rural communities throughout eastern Canada with a varied repertoire of traditional songs, hymns, anthems and show tunes.
While the Malala Choir supports girls’ education projects in vulnerable communities around the world, The Valley Men raise funds for local charities and community emergencies earning them the informal title of Canadian Ambassadors of Music.
July 26 – Fiddlehead Soup
As engaging as they are talented, this world folk and fiddle music acoustic trio lures its audience in with a haunting Celtic, medieval groove on 12-string guitar that weaves into a gypsy tapestry with twinned fiddles and amazing voices.
August 23 – River City Junction
A rich blend of old school Chicago Blues, Motown and classic rock, the driving force of these accomplished musicians mixes up a vibrant cocktail of great sound laced with retro vibe in a way that is distinctively their own.
September 20 – Ottawa's Bluesfest Festival of Small Halls
A popular band returns to the Mill for a 4th season − to be announced soon.
Festival of Small Halls (FOSH) Ontario is nominated for Small Festival of the Year honours through the Live Music Industry Awards. The awards are part of Canadian Music Week in partnership with the International Festival Network and Music Canada Live.
October 11 – Riverthieves
The core members of this eastern Ontario Indie-folk band have been playing music together since the turn of the last Millennium and it shows in their tight rendering of Canadian and Celtic traditional and original sounds. This concert features original music from their acclaimed 2018 album Soldier celebrating and reflecting on the soldiering life.