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Genre: Concert

Duration: 90 Minutes

Hamilton Originals with Daniel Lanois


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The Westdale knows about being an original.  The iconic theatre debuted in 1935 as Hamilton’s first cinema equipped to show ‘talkies’ – motion pictures with sound.  Fast forward 85 years and The Westdale is buzzing with excitement to announce that Hamilton Originals, its response to the pandemic that premiered in July 2020, is heading back to the stage to do some talking with sound.  Hamilton Originals invites musicians with a solid connection to Hamilton to talk with host Mike McCurlie and play some tunes.  The show was popular online in 2020, garnering over 50,000 views, and now will add a live studio audience to the streaming format.

Local musician Mike McCurlie is eager to talk and play with some of the finest musicians connected to Hamilton. “I’m so happy to be back with a whole new season.  And to kick it off, a guy who helped launch the music careers for so many people, the elusive Daniel Lanois.   I can’t wait to have some great conversations and play some damn fine music”, said McCurlie.

Daniel Lanois. Toronto, 2016. Photo by Marthe Amanda Vannebo

Daniel Lanois is famous as a Canadian record producer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.  In his teens, he set up a studio with his brother in the basement of their Ancaster home, and an illustrious music career was born.

You can stream the show LIVE on Facebook or YouTube, or you can buy a ticket to be part of the LIVE studio audience!

Please note that the show will be live-streamed from the theatre.  By attending in person, you consent that your voice and/or likeness may be recorded.  There will be cameras in the audience and some seats may have a partial obstruction.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is required to attend an indoor event in Ontario beginning September 22, 2021. Patrons, guests, and rental customers 12 or older will be required to show accepted proof, alongside a valid government-issued photo ID. Guests 11 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

Supported by the incite Foundation for the Arts

Sponsored by Next Steps Planning with IPC Securities

Sponsored by Clearcable

Sponsored by Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage