Sat, Sep 12|
Marsh Street Community Centre
MSC Event: Robert Michaels - World/Flamenco Guitarist
Multi-gold and platinum recording artist, Robert Michaels returns with his unique blend of world/cuban/flamenco guitar. Robert will be accompanied by his band and an incredible flamenco dancer to set the mood. This is a night that cannot be missed.
Time & Location
Sep 12, 2020, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Marsh Street Community Centre, 187 Marsh St, Clarksburg, ON N0H 1J0, Canada
About the event
This is a departure from our regular MSC events. This will be a concert style event with seating. If you like Flamenco/Cuban/World guitar music, you won't be disappointed.
Multi-gold and platinum recording artist, Robert Michaels, has won the esteem of critics worldwide with award-winning performances that bring audiences to their feet every time.
The Toronto Sun hails him, “Every inch a dazzling guitarist”, and they exclaim, “He is incomparable. And you simply must see him.”, while the Ottawa Sun states simply, Michaels is an “Axe God”.
Robert is the winner of a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) for “Best Instrumental Album” Robert received Best Vocalist, Instrumentalist and Album nominations for his self-titled fifth album, a 2-CD set. Besides his own vocal performances, the album featured contributions from acclaimed vocalist Grammy winner Jennifer Warnes; three-time Juno Award winner as Female Vocalist of the Year, Luba; Tony Award-nominated Broadway star, Louis Pitre.
Sterling accolades and impressive figures aside, Robert is well-known as an intuitive musician with an electric energy and a captivating blend of styles. He has engaged concert goers across the globe with his heartfelt enthusiasm, leaving all with memories they won’t soon forget. “Over the years, I’ve had experience playing so many other styles that I merely incorporated all of the influences,” notes Robert. “My style was never planned. I arrived at it spontaneously while playing in front of audiences.”
Those live performances have taken Robert further afield than perhaps he had ever imagined at the outset of his career. Besides the many dates he has played in Canada, US, Europe and Asia. over the years, in the early ’90s, he spent time in Cuba soaking up the music and culture and playing with local musicians, he released the album Cubamenco, a fusion of Flamenco and Cuban music.