Spring and Summer Performances 2019


WONDERFUL NEW SHOWS TO SEE

Thursday May 9th, 2019

2:30 pm MATINEE

The Sanderson Centre, in partnership with Derek Bond Entertainment and Diamond Entertainment, proudly presents:

The Galaxy Orchestra and "GALAXY OF STARS"

THE MUSIC OF THE BIG BANDS

The newest offering from Ross Wooldridge in partnership with John Dimon and Diamond Entertainment, this one-of-a-kind stage show, presents in dynamic fashion an array of music from the Big Band Era to memorable pop standards from Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller to Frank Sinatra, Doris Day, Nat King Cole and others. Featuring the acclaimed 14-member Galaxy Orchestra (the best Big Band in Canada) under the direction of Canada’s Clarinet King Ross Wooldridge with vocals by Robin Lea, Dave Statham and special guest Rudy Mayes, the audience will thrill to the best of the best from the Big Band era. A show not to be missed!!

Thursday May 9th, 2019

2:30 pm MATINEE

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J2
519-752-9910 / 1-800-265-0710

Student pricing is available. If buying from the box office, ask for the student rate. If buying online, look for student pricing in the drop-down menu.




Friday June 7, 2019

8:00 pm SHOW

The Simcoe Street Theatre proudly presents:

ALFIE ZAPPACOSTA IN CONCERT
With a songwriting and performing career of over 40 years, Alfie Zappacosta is one of Canada’s true musical treasures. With numerous hits both for himself and as the composer for other artists, Alfie’s distinctive baritone voice and lyrical songs are instantly recognizable.  Whenever Alfie is in Ontario performing, Ross is his first call as accompanist.

Enjoy a spectacular evening of Alfie’s music in the intimate setting of Collingwood’s lovely Simcoe Theatre.

Friday June 7th, 2019

Doors at 7:00 pm
8:00 pm SHOW

The Simcoe Street Theatre
65 Simcoe Street,
Collingwood, Ontario

Direct ticket link:
http://etixnow.com/events/alfie-zappacosta/jun-7-2019/simcoe-street-theatre



Saturday June 22nd, 2019

5:30 pm DINNER AND SHOW

The West End Jazz Series proudly present:

The ROSS WOOLDRIDGE QUARTET

and

"SWINGIN’ STANDARDS, LOVE SONGS AND HIDDEN GEMS"
EXPLORING THE GREAT NORTH AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Featuring Brenda Brown and Carolyn Credico on vocals, enjoy an evening voyage of discovery as Ross uncovers long forgotten jewels of the lyric - THE VERSE.

Often lost to the mists of time, the Great North American Songbook offers hundreds of examples of buried treasure in Verses - those forgotten bits of music that precede the well-loved and well-remembered refrain.

Experience the joy of renewing your love for these great songs as Ross dusts off these delicious morsels of music and tells you the history behind each song! Marvel at the beautiful interpretations of the two featured vocalists Carolyn Credico and Brenda Brown. Ross will be at his multi-instrumental best playing clarinet, sax and piano joined by Brigham Phillips on piano and trumpet, Lew Mele on bass and Glenn Anderson on drums.

A sumptuous gourmet repast awaits those who choose the dinner and show option!!

Saturday June 22nd, 2019
5:30 pm Dinner and Show

Le Dome Banquet Hall,
1173 North Service Rd E, Oakville, ON L6H 1A7


905-339-3486 West End Jazz and Oliver Vadas

Direct ticket link:


Ross Accompanies His Favourite Vocalists Saturdays and Sundays at the Olde School Restaurant in Brantford


Ross Wooldridge teams up on Saturday nights with fabulous local vocalists like the lovely and talented Brenda Brown and Carolyn Credico. Fine dining and lovely music are the norm at The Olde School, and of course. Don’t forget their sumptuous Sunday Brunch featuring Ross playing solo piano.

Saturday Evenings 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Sunday Brunch from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm


Come and enjoy Ross at the grand piano, playing the timeless standards from the Great North American Songbook and more. On Saturday evenings, revel in the smooth sounds of singing sensations Brenda Brown or Carolyn Credico, all while treating yourself to the special and unique ambience and excellent menu at Branford's landmark Olde School Restaurant.


Saturday evenings and Sunday Brunch

The Olde School Restaurant
687 Powerline Road (at the corner of Paris Road)
Brantford, Ontario
519-753-3131

Please note – PLEASE CALL AHEAD, as from time to time Ross will need to be away from the Olde School Restaurant because he is performing at other shows. On those times there will be an equally talented performer well worth listening to filling in.