UPCOMING EVENTS

TUESDAY OCTOBER 15

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An evening with
SLOAN
NAVY BLUES TOUR
 
 

TUESDAY,       OCTOBER 15, 2019

THE MACHINE SHOP – SAULT STE. MARIE, ON
Doors:        7:00PM                  Show:  8:00PM
 

TICKETS ON       SALE THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 @ 10AM
 

        

TICKETS       AVAILABLE AT:  www.ticketweb.ca
 The Machine Shop Box Office

The Station Mall Box Office

Advance Tickets       $35.00

Tickets At the       Door $45.00
**GENERAL ADMISSION / AA +       LIC** 

 

 

        

In 1991 bassist and vocalist Chris Murphy and drummer Andrew Scott met while studying at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and with the addition of       Patrick Pentland on guitar and vocals and Jay Ferguson on guitar, formed Sloan. A year later the band made their recording debut on the Halifax, Canada CD compilation “Hear & Now” before releasing their debut EP  “Peppermint” (1991) on their own label Murderecords. In 1992 Sloan signed with Geffen Records and released their full-length debut “Smeared”.
 

     The band’s 1994 follow-up “Twice Removed”, despite the lack of promotion       by Geffen Records due to artistic disputes sold well in their home nation of Canada but not so well in America. The record was undisputedly simpler and more melodic than its predecessor despite the label’s best efforts for Sloan make it noisier and for them to fit into the grunge scene. The album was named “The Best Canadian Album of All Time” by one poll and revered by many other and the band supported the album with a relentless tour of Canada thereafter.
 

     During a small hiatus in 1995 where members pursued their own musical interests, Sloan returned in 1995 and released the single “Same Old Flame”. The single made way for another hugely popular album in Canada       “One Chord to Another” in 1996. It was recorded on a very tight budget however eventually got a well-received U.S. release when the band signed with EMI subsidiary Enclave in early 1997.
 

     Sloan subsequently released “Navy Blues” in 1998, the double live album “4 Nights at the Palais Royale” in 1999, “Between the Bridges” in 1999,  “Pretty Together” in 2011 and “Action Pact” in 2003. The latter of which was recorded in Los Angeles with Tom Rothrock in the production seat in the hope of appealing to a U.S. audience. Its successor, the 30-track long “Never Hear the End of It” in 2006 saw all members of the band       contributing a section of songs and became Sloan’s highest charting album in the U.S.
     In 2008 Yep Roc Records released Sloan’s ninth studio album “Parallel       Play”, followed by the EP “Hit & Run” in 2009 and the full-length studio release “Double Cross” in 2011. “Commonwealth”, released in 2014 is an extensive double album with each of the four sides written by one of the band members to allow their personalities to blossom.

 

SUNDAY OCTOBER 20

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   Bending genres and uplifting spirits, The Moanin' Frogs saxophone sextet is redefining what chamber music can be. Rooted in the classical tradition and theater of the American Vaudeville show, The Moanin' Frogs spirited arrangements, creative choreography, and technically precise performances of jazz, pop, and classic music delight fans across the world.   


 "The Moanin' Frogs are completely unique- I've never seen or heard anything even remotely like these guys... and they play so amazingly well together, as if controlled by one central brain. It's astonishing. I was completely blown away." - Dave Koz, nine time GRAMMY nominated Jazz Saxophonist- 


  Sunday October 20, 2019  7:30pm  The Machine Shop  Tickets: $35; 

35 years and under: $15 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9

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 Have you ever wanted to experience The Rocky Horror Picture Show the way it was meant to be?! Props? Costumes? A live cast singing and acting on the stage in front of the screen? Now is your chance!! 


 

join us at The Machine Shop for a one-night engagement. Saturday, November 9th.  Seating will be limited. It’s going to be amazing!! All proceeds going to Rainbow Camp- an amazing cause.

The fundraiser will be “Shadowcast” which is the way this cult classic is shown across the world at this time of year. The film will be shown behind actors onstage re-enacting and enhancing the film as it plays.  Included with the price of a ticket is the “prop bag” containing all the things needed to bring the audience into the fun. Have a blast while you throw rice at the wedding scene or squirt your seatmates with a water gun when it rains in the film.  Transylvanians will be on-hand to show you how and when to use your props.


 

General Seating

$30.00 

NOVEMBER 14th - NOVEMBER 17th

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The Festival of Trees launches Algoma’s Festive Season.

With something for everyone, our guests are delighted by the Festive Forest of Trees, bidding on the Silent Auction on display in the beautifully decorated Winter Wonderland, or trying their

luck with donated Raffle items.

Plenty of Reasons to Return Throughout the Weekend

All-Encompassing Events:

 RBC Take 5 ~ Thursday, Nov 14th, 5pm - 7pm

 100.5 KiSS Coffee House ~ Thursday, Nov 14th, 8pm - 10pm

Complimentary hot beverages and treats provided by Tim Hortons

 Savoy’s Diamond Tree ~ This ever-popular event has 150 christmas

ornaments, one containing a diamond with a $1,500 value!

 Decorated Trees, a Silent Auction, and Raffle for all to participate.

Children’s Events:

- Northern Dental Care Activity Centre ~ Complimentary crafts and ornaments

- Letters to Santa collected by Canada Post

- Northern Dental Care Secret Shop ~ No adults allowed! We’ll help the kids pick out the perfect gift for that special someone on their list, wrap and tag it, ready to go under the tree at home

- Pictures with Santa

- Complimentary face painting

- The Station Mall Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus ~ in the food court,

Sunday Nov 17th, $5 per child and $6 per adult, tickets at the Station Mall Box Office

$15 - Family (2 adults, 3 children)

$ 6 - Adult

$ 3 - Seniors

$ 2 - Children, 10 and under

Festival passes are valid for the duration of the event. The price of Admission includes all events with the exception of the RBC Take 5, and Breakfast with Santa

All proceeds raised support The Lung Association - Ontario in their research, advocacy and education mission to improve lung health.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22

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The Octagon Ensemble - Eight Chamber Music Superstars

Where to begin....former 1st violinist Tokyo Quartet, top prizes at Queen Elizabeth, Geneva and CBC competitions, solo performances with major orchestras including Boston, Montreal, Toronto and the BBC; Juno Award; Order of Canada; Artist of the year; members and principals of major orchestras including the NAC, Toronto, LSO (England); instructors at Trinity College, Indiana University, Colburn Conservatory, Yale, Glen Gould School... and the list goes on and on.

Joel Quarrington - bass | James Campbell - clarinet | Kathleen McLean - bassoon | Ken McDonald - french horn | Martin Beaver - violin | Mark Fewer - violin | Rivka Golani - viola | Rachel Mercer - cello

Tickets $35

35 years and under $15

SATURDAY DECEMBER 7

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Doors open at 5:30pm

Dinner at 6:30 pm

Antipasto platter

In house made Breads

House Salad

Butternut Squash soup

Baked Lasagna Florentine

Chicken Wellington with

Garlic mashed potatoes Fresh vegetable medley

Dessert - Sticky toffee pudding

Vegan / Vegetarian choice – Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Late Night Pizza Bar

2 bottles of wine included per table

Featuring Masi Entertainment!

$55+HST PER PERSON

For booking and questions please contact

josie@machineshopinc.ca or (705) 759-9090

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