"Simply for the love of music"



Location:  The Hub (Guild Hall), 72 Charlotte St., Port Colborne, ON.

Date:  3rd. Saturday of the month.

Time:  7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Admission:  $3.00 or whatever you can afford.

Our Goal:  “Simply for the love of music”...  That says it all.  The Lost Chord coffeehouse has been established as a laid-back venue where folks of all ages can come and enjoy music provided by musicians who are willing to play (without renumeration) for the simple enjoyment of the audience.  Although The Lost Chord coffeehouse encourages aspiring talent as well as seasoned musicians to attend and register to perform if they so wish, it is not an “open mic” venue per se.  Here, at The Lost Chord, what is important to us is to provide affordable quality entertainment for the audience in a strictly not-for-profit venue.  The audience comes first.   The Lost Chord reserves the right to decide who performs, at what time, how many songs, and who will be “featured” on any given evening.  We strive to be as democratic as possible in the allocation of performance time-slots hoping the musicians who do register to perform will understand that there are time constraints and that they may not get a chance to perform on any given night.  (NOTE: The names of all the performers who sign up are placed in a hat.  The "luck of the draw" determines the order of performances!)   We also beseech you to PLEASE be quiet during performances.  We thank you for your support, patience and understanding.

OCTOBER 2016:  Buzz (Bob) and Bernie Roberts have taken over the operation of the coffeehouse and ask for your continued support to ensure the ongoing success of this worthwhile venture.

Musicians register at the door.  The opening act starts at 7:15 p.m., followed by performances from registered musicians (typically 2 songs each).

Coffee, tea, soft drinks and bottled water as well as pizza by the slice and baked goods available on-site for a nominal fee.


* * * NOTE:  We have a Yamaha P-95  Digital Piano available for anyone who wants to perform on this fine instrument.
Please contact me so I can be sure it's set up and ready to go for you.


* * * Saturday April 21, 2018:  Ed Walmsley & Mike Ramey * * *




From Neil Young to deep down and dirty Delta blues, these guys do it all and with panache! You owe it to yourself to catch this act!


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Previous Feature sets:  Oct. 19, 2013    Nov. 16, 2013     Dec. 21, 2013    Jan. 18, 2014     Feb. 15, 2014    Mar. 15, 2014     Apr. 19, 2014
                                   Oct. 18, 2014     Nov. 15, 2014


Photos:  2013~2014:  October     November     January      February     March      April

              2014~2015:  October      November     December       January      February      March      April

              2015~2016:  October     November      December      January      February      March      April

              2016~2017:  October      November      December      February      March      April

              2017~2018:  October




                 



We extend our most heartfelt thanks to all of you musicians and audience who attend, and especially to those who volunteer to help in the kitchen.  You all help make this a memorable event!  Again, thank you!


                 


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Sound re-inforcement gear and mixing provided by "Buzz" (Bob) Roberts.
Stage hands:  Cam Lee, Mark Hill, Joe Camilleri and Ian MacBrien.
Back-up sound re-inforcement amp/mixer, monitors and speakers graciously donated by Russel Moore.
Additional sound and stage gear donated by Mike Carrigan, Stephen James and Central Music of Welland.

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The coffeehouse is non-profit, simply for the love of music.  All proceeds donated to St. Brendan/St. James Outreach programs.


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