Road To Kingsville Folk Music Festival Concert Series Presents Kobo Town
November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Road To Folk Fest presents Juno Award, Polaris Prize Winning Kobo Town featuring live music, live art, and a live auction at The Grovedale House in Kingsville on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Kobo Town play an infectious brand of calypso that they advertise as “calypso for the new millennium”. The Polaris Prize and Juno Award winners were one of the big hits at last summer’s Kingsville Folk Music Festival.
“an intoxicating blend of lilting calysonian wit, dancehall reggae and trombone-heavy brass (Guardian)
Kobo Town’s latest album, Where the Galleon Sank, won the Canadian Folk Music Award for World Group of the Year 2017, and the 2018 JUNO Award for Best World Music Album. Additionally, one of the songs on the record – a reprise from the group’s first release in 2006-was covered and released by Carlos Santana as “Breaking Down the Door”.
The evening will also feature six Arts Society of Kingsville artists creating original art throughout the evening. Artwork will be auctioned off at the end of the night!
Proceeds to support the Kingsville Folk Music Festival and other artistic endeavours in the area. The Folk Festival celebrated its sixth anniversary this past August and gets bigger and better every year.
All ages show with guests 16 and under admitted free.
Doors Open 7pm/ Show Starts 8pm
Tickets by phone: 1-800-838-3006
Tickets Online: https://kobotown.bpt.me/
Tickets also available at:
The Grove Brew House (Kingsville)
Ernie’s TV (Kingsville)
Fletchers Cleaners (Leamington)
The Grovedale House is located at 103 Park Street, Kingsville, ON
About Road To FolkFest Concert Series
The Road to FolkFest Concerts present some of the best Canadian and International talent: Festival favourites and high-profile touring acts. Road To FolkFest Concerts are a fundraising project for the Sun Parlour Folk Music Society (Kingsville Folk Music Festival). This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.
The Sun Parlour Folk Music Society exists to provide diverse high quality folk music through concerts and the annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival and allocates funds to the MAY FUNd (Music and Arts for Youth) which provides financial assistance to disadvantaged area youth to access the arts through workshops, lessons, mentoring sessions and an annual scholarship.