Lunch hour Rodeo style = a break from the norm.
Bring your lunch to the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, in the heart of Calgary's cultural district. While you nosh in the beautiful historic venue, let the dulcet tones of some of Calgary's finest musicians make yours a most unforgettable lunch.
Frank Rackow and The Black Sea
Frank and the band offer up a spicy mixture of Klezmer, swing, Eastern European, Balkan and traditional Yiddish tunes, with nods to modern pop and jazz. It's fun, danceable, melodic and sometimes exotic. Guaranteed to have you smiling and tapping your toes.
For this special concert, experience a unique fusion of Klezmer and Turkish music as Irfan Aydogdu (saz) and Bijan Maysami (santur) join the ensemble.
Frank Rackow - Clarinet, Sax, Vocals
Jonathan Lewis - Violin
Greg Rumpel - Accordion
Robin Tufts - Drums
Irfan Aydogdu - Saz
Bijan Maysami - Santur
A hometown favourite, John Rutherford is a singer/songwriter and bluesman extraordinaire. His work is laced with the spirit of the blues and fuses a broad range of influences, creating a sound distinctly his own. Throughout his long and storied career Rutherford met, learned from and performed and recorded with many of the great blues legends of our time.
Allison Lynch is a singer, songwriter and actor. She sings jazz, pop, R&B, folk and classical. She is recording an album of originals and classic jazz standards, incorporating her violin, piano, guitar and ukulele chops. Lynch has appeared on many of Calgary’s stages and has received multiple awards and nominations for her performing and composing skills.