New Year’s Eve in Barrie!

I am excited to be bringing in 2018 for the kids in Barrie on New Year’s Eve!  We play at 7:00 PM!

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Activities, 6pm–Midnight

Skating at the Circle at the Centre rink. Bring your skates!
Horse-drawn wagon rides
Snow Valley’s mini tube slide
Roaming street performers
Family fun: Clarabella the Clown, face painting, hockey shootout, and more!
Bonfire warming zone
Food vendors
Fireworks presented by Telus – Canada’s Largest and Fastest Network
There will be two shows each set off from Heritage Park and the rooftop of City Hall – the first following the family celebration and the second at midnight to ring in 2018!
Entertainment
The City of Barrie is excited to host an awesome evening of live entertainment featuring a special performance and early countdown for families, a local band, a Canadian headliner, a midnight countdown, fireworks, and more.

7:00 pm Chris McKhool’s New Year’s Eve Kids Hoedown
7:45pm Family Countdown & Fireworks presented by Telus
8:00 pm Rue Bella
9:00pm Practically Hip
10:30pm Kim Mitchell
11:55pm New Year’s greetings
midnight Countdown to 2018 & Fireworks presented by Telus

https://www.barrie.ca/Culture/Festivals/Pages/DowntownCountdown.aspx

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New festival in Oakville – Songs of Summer!

I am excited to be performing my FiddleFire! family concert this Saturday August 19, with sets at 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm, full lineup here http://oakvilledowntown.com/event/td-songs-summer/

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FAMILY FUN July 13 in Earl Bales Park – Toronto

Hello Friends, please join me with special guest Ernie Tollar, as we celebrate summer’s full swing!

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July 13
Chris McKhool’s Earth, Seas and Air: get clapping, singing and talking about taking care of the earth. 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Participate in family games and fun one hour before the show!  

https://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=35d3d8201c207410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD&

FREE Family Friendly Concert with Chris McKhool!

Please join us, and invite your family, friends and neighbours, for a special concert on Saturday, May 27th at 5 p.m. Canadian violinist, guitarist, composer, producer, singer-songwriter and Juno award nominee Chris McKhool will perform with special guest woodwind player Ernie Tollar.
Chris gets families singing, dancing and clapping along as we celebrate with our neighbours and friends!
A special craft and kid-friendly meal will follow the concert.

The Parish of St. Nicholas, Birch Cliff • Diocese of Toronto • Anglican Church of Canada

1512 Kingston Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1N 1R7

http://www.stnicholasbirchcliff.com

Fiddlefire! CD now available through Maple Music

I am happy to announce that MapleMusic.com is now carrying all of my CDs, available to our Canadian friends as well as families around the globe.

Order here: http://www.maplemusic.com/artists/chr/default.asp

This album won a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Children’s Album, as well as a JUNO Award Nomination and Parent’s Choice Award in the USA!

With FiddleFire! Chris McKhool brings his love of violin to young audiences. Supported by a spectacular band, Chris introduces several musical styles, including jazz, blues, Roma, flamenco, classical, funk, folk, East Coast fiddling and more!  This CD features guest performances from some of Canada’s finest musicians including Ken & Chris Whiteley, Sultans of String, Anne Lederman, George Gao, Rick Lazar, Roman Borys (from The Gryphon Trio), Ernie Tollar and more. FiddleFire! has been performed live at festivals and schools across Canada, including Toronto Harbourfront’s Cushion Concert series, the Distillery Jazz Festival, and was the headliner for Toronto’s First Night at the Skydome/Rogers Centre.

“Chris McKhool and the boys were fantastic!  They can play my Bar Mitzvah.”

– Bob Ezrin, Producer (Pink Floyd, Kiss)

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Tu B’Shvat Concert for families Feb 12

Come and have fun singing about how to take care of the Earth!  I will be singing songs about tress, water, animals, and bicycles!

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Upcoming summer shows!

If you have any young people in your life, come join us at one of these super fun kids shows and dance on the grass with us!

July 30 Fiddlefire! kids show
Haweater Weekend, Little Current ON

Aug 3 Earth, Seas & Air kids show
Ottawa International Chamber Festival (Young Audience), Ottawa ON

Aug 11 FiddleFire! Kids Show
Outdoor Locks Series, Bobcaygeon ON

Aug 13 Earth, Seas & Air kids show
Brock Big Bite, Beaverton ON

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