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BPAC Presents

LIVE & LOCAL Hosted by The Mark Lalama Trio

featuring Pete van Dyk and Susan Aglukark

As per Ontario guidelines, all patrons must show proof of COVID-19 double vaccination to be permitted entry into the facility.

Join us for a great night of music featuring hand-picked emerging and established homegrown talent with a house band made up of the area’s most highly sought-after touring and studio musicians. Be there to experience the energy, spontaneity and magic of musical cross-pollination.

Each show features both emerging and established homegrown talent, backed on-stage by seasoned industry professionals, the Mark Lalama Trio. The Mark Lalama Trio is Mark Lalama on keyboards and vocals, Davide DiRenzo on drums and vocals, and Rich Moore on bass and vocals – all in-demand session and touring musicians who have played on hundreds of stages and studio recordings with top artists ranging from Tom Cochrane to Holly Cole and just about everyone in between. This trio is fast earning a reputation as one of the most engaging and intuitive bands around, and together they create a unique brand of incredible, genre-defying original music that never fails to inspire those who are there to take it all in.

“You fellas are so dammed good… great players all, with oodles of feel and ears like satellite dishes…I felt like a mangy dog riding shotgun in the back seat of a Cadillac. Thank you so much for inviting me to the party.” – Stephen Fearing, multi award-winning singer/songwriter

“HOLY CRAP THIS IS AMAZING. HOLY CRAP.” – Sarah Slean, internationally renowned singer-songwriter/composer/recording artist/poet/visual artist

“You guys are all monsters!” – John McDermott, Iconic Canadian Tenor

Pete van Dyk

Pete van Dyk

Pete Van Dyk is a singer/songwriter from Hamilton, ON performing an eclectic mix of blues, folk, rock, and country. As a solo artist and alongside the Second Hand Band, Pete has performed across Ontario and Canada and released a number of albums and EPs alongside his brother Ed Van Dyk.

Susan Aglukark, O.C.

Susan Aglukark

Inuk singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique artists and a leading voice in Canadian music. She blends the Inuktitut, indigenous and English languages with contemporary pop music arrangements to tell the stories of her fellow people, the Inuit of Arctic Canada and her fellow indigenous groups. The emotional depth and honesty of her lyrics; her pure, clear voice and themes of hope, spirit and encouragement have captivated and inspired listeners from all walks of life. Susan was invited into the Order of Canada and was presented her Officer of the Order of Canada award in September of 2005 for her contribution both musically and as a workshop facilitator and mentor in the indigenous community and was awarded the Governor Generals Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in June of 2016.

Awards include: 3 Juno Awards, several Juno nominations, the first-ever Aboriginal Achievement Award in Arts & Entertainment, the Canadian Country Music Association’s Vista Rising Star Award and several other CCMA nominations, Susan has honorary doctorates of Law from the University of Alberta where she also worked for three years as Distinguished Scholar in residence, Susan also received an honorary law degree from Calgary University, an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Lethbridge University, a Doctor of Letters from the Laurentian University and an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Toronto.

Susan is founder and program developer of the Arctic Rose Foundation and she is set to release her newest album The Crossing 2022.

Dates & Times

Sun Mar 13, 2022 at 4pm

Venue

Community Studio Theatre

Show Length

Approx. 90 mins. Intermission.

Ticket Prices

Regular: $39.50 (All-in)
Member: $34.50 (All-in)