Past Tributes & Events

Past tributes and events

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Ms. Hammers is bringing her Joni Mitchell tribute concert back to the Woods Hole Community Hall on July 14. She performed the tribute for two nights in Woods Hole last summer and the concert was well received. Ms. Hammers has also performed “Back to the Garden” at Jazz Fest in Burlington, Vermont. More information here

Joni Mitchell will celebrate her 75th birthday this November. Her album Blue, released in summer 1971, is widely regarded as one of the greatest folk albums ever. In the mid-1970's, Mitchell challenged her audience by turning into a more experimental and jazzy direction. In the Join in Joni Mitchell -tribute concert her songs are staged by pianist, singer and songwriter Laura Sippola. More information here

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist's back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

The band is Aidan Goldstraw on keys, Sarah Miller (Climax Blues Band, Tony Christie) on vocals, Nick Mellor (Don Felder, John Miles) on guitar, Ollie Collins (Badly Drawn Boy, Corinne Bailey Rae) on bass and Carl Hemingsley (Wynton Marsalis, Ruby Turner) on drums. More information and tickets here.

R.J. Haney Heritage Village in partnership with Wildwood Productions is proud to present a tribute to Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell on the stage of the SASCU Amphitheatre” at the Village. Join us on Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. for a very special evening of story and song of one of the most influential Canadian artist of the late 20th century.

Tickets for “A Tribute to Joni Mitchell” are $10 with the proceeds supporting the projects at the Village & Museum. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 250-832-5243 or by visiting R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum located at 751 – Highway 97 B or your local Askew’s Foods. Seating is limited, don’t be disappointed, purchase your tickets early. For more information visit their website.

JONI MITCHELL'S BLUE, ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC ALBUMS OF ALL TIME, PLAYED FROM BEGINNING TO END. A concert version is now being performed around the country. More information here

Ereni Sevasti, a member of the Loser’s Lounge family, invites you to an immersive and intimate evening with songs from Joni Mitchell’s masterpiece album Blue. Accompanying herself on guitar, dulcimer and piano, with support from guitarist Boo Reiners, Ereni celebrates the life and times of one of the world’s greatest singer-songwriters. More information here

Playing this Sunday June 17th at The Verdict, Edward Street, Brighton, UK. Doors and food served at 7, music around 8.15. Tickets £10 on the door, or via the online deal below which includes a bottle of wine. Further info about the band is available here

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist's back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

The band is Aidan Goldstraw on keys, Sarah Miller (Climax Blues Band, Tony Christie) on vocals, Nick Mellor (Don Felder, John Miles) on guitar, Ollie Collins (Badly Drawn Boy, Corinne Bailey Rae) on bass and Carl Hemingsley (Wynton Marsalis, Ruby Turner) on drums. More information and tickets here.

A tribute to Joni will be held June 10 starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Theatre. At the event, a plaque will be unveiled in honour of the Louis Riel Coffee House — the Broadway Avenue café where Joni played her first paid gig.

From there, people are invited to walk a route Mitchell often travelled herself while growing up in Saskatoon through the mid-’50s and early ’60s: down Broadway Avenue heading across the Broadway Bridge and over to River Landing.

At 2:30 p.m., a ceremony will be held to name the riverfront pathway along the south side of Spadina Crescent East between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue the “Joni Mitchell Promenade.” Joni will be unable to travel to Saskatoon for the ceremony, but has said she feels honoured by the city’s gesture.

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist's back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

The band is Aidan Goldstraw on keys, Sarah Miller (Climax Blues Band, Tony Christie) on vocals, Nick Mellor (Don Felder, John Miles) on guitar, Ollie Collins (Badly Drawn Boy, Corinne Bailey Rae) on bass and Carl Hemingsley (Wynton Marsalis, Ruby Turner) on drums. More information and tickets here.

JONI will be celebrated at a show in the Town Hall Theatre. Corkonian musician Clare O'Mahony will salute the Canadian singer-songwriter in The Songs of Joni Mitchell at the Town Hall on Friday June 8 at 8pm. The programme will range from early albums like Clouds and Ladies of the Canyon to her more recent recordings. More information here

Dawna Hammers will sing the songs of Joni Mitchell on Thursday, May 31, at 7 PM at West Falmouth Library.

Ms. Hammers is a professional songwriter, recording artist, entertainer, and music teacher with more than 25 years of experience performing and teaching throughout New England. With a voice described as earthy and ethereal, she has been compared to Carole King, Sarah McLachlan and Norah Jones. She has produced and recorded six CDs. She plays mainly ballads and the blues, but Ms. Hammers is also versatile in folk, soft rock, classic rock, world beat and children’s music.

In addition to the tribute to Joni Mitchell, Hammers will perform original songs on the library’s grand piano. The concert is free. Donations are appreciated. The library is at 575 West Falmouth Highway.

Wildwood Productions (aka Jake and Friends) Jake Jacobson and a group of local musicians are rehearsing for a three concert tribute to Joni Mitchell, beginning May 25 at Shuswap Theatre.

The show will feature 20 songs written by the award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter, including hits Circle Game, Both Sides Now, Big Yellow Taxi, Chelsea Morning and Woodstock. The concerts run on Friday and Saturday, May 25, and 26, at 7:30 p.m. at Shuswap Theatre. A third show will take place Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m., also at Shuswap Theatre.

Audiences will be encouraged to join in, sing along and have fun with the musicians. Admission is by cash donation at the door. More information.

The voices of Carly Simon, Carole King and Joni Mitchell were part of a generation's soundtrack in the 1960s and 1970s. The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres will pay tribute to the iconic singer-songwriters on Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19.

Three top Twin-Cities female singers – Rachel Holder-Hennig, Deb Brown and Jana Anderson – will perform "River." The concert will include songs such as King's "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" and "Natural Woman"; Mitchell's "Help Me" and "Both Sides Now; and Simon's "You're So Vain" and "Nobody Does it Better."

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. May 18 and May 19.

Tickets are $55 for dinner and the show, $40 for the show only. For tickets, contact the box office at 952-934-1525 or tickets@chanhassendt.com. The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres are located at 501 West 78th St., Chanhassen. More information here

The music of Joni Mitchell – which remains as relevant as it ever was – is the core of a unique and original show at the Youngstown Playhouse. “Women of Heart and Mind: The Songs of Joni Mitchell” opens Friday in the Moyer Room and will run for two consecutive weekends.

The Playhouse production will have a contemporary touch because it is centers around the #MeToo movement, in which women break their silence about sexual abuse and harassment. It employs a cast of four female musicians — Diane Drapcho, Bridget Yurcisin, Kate Pelini and Natalie Kovacs — and is directed by Donna Smith Downie, who co-created it with James McClellan.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue
Tickets: $15 ($12 for senior citizens, $10 for students); go to theyoungstownplayhouse.com or call 330-788-8739

The Joni Mitchell Songbook brings together a group of top-drawer musicians, led by singer Sarah Miller and keyboard player Aidan Goldstraw, whose devotion to the artist's back catalogue shines through in performance. This is no ordinary tribute act – it’s an evening spent together, exploring the work of a musical genius.

The band is Aidan Goldstraw on keys, Sarah Miller (Climax Blues Band, Tony Christie) on vocals, Nick Mellor (Don Felder, John Miles) on guitar, Ollie Collins (Badly Drawn Boy, Corinne Bailey Rae) on bass and Carl Hemingsley (Wynton Marsalis, Ruby Turner) on drums. More information and tickets here.

The first in the Alberta Ballet's series of portrait ballets, The Fiddle and The Drum, dedicated to Joni, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a tour. Created with input from Joni herself, The Fiddle and the Drum offers a contemporary interpretation of 14 of her songs, including three that were written for the piece. Performances are May 1-4 in Calgary, and May 9-11 in Edmonton. More information here

Merideth Kaye Clark: At the Intersection of Broadway and Blue Fri, May 11 at 7:30pm Symphony Space 2357 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC

Join singer, songwriter, and actress Merideth Kaye Clark for a spellbinding evening, as she juxtaposes an extraordinary rendition of Joni Mitchell's masterpiece, Blue, with a beautifully curated song list of Broadway's most intimate songs.

Merideth Kaye Clark performed as Elphaba in the first national tour of Wicked. She has played definitive leading theatrical roles nationwide, such as Eva Perón in Evita and Nancy in Oliver!, and has originated roles in two off-Broadway musicals. Clark is a sought-after concert artist described as "plain astonishing" (Broadway World) with "powerhouse pipes" (The Seattle Times). She is a multi-instrumentalist and plays anything with strings, most notably the guitar, dulcimer, and viola. More information here

The music of Joni Mitchell – which remains as relevant as it ever was – is the core of a unique and original show at the Youngstown Playhouse. “Women of Heart and Mind: The Songs of Joni Mitchell” opens Friday in the Moyer Room and will run for two consecutive weekends.

The Playhouse production will have a contemporary touch because it is centers around the #MeToo movement, in which women break their silence about sexual abuse and harassment. It employs a cast of four female musicians — Diane Drapcho, Bridget Yurcisin, Kate Pelini and Natalie Kovacs — and is directed by Donna Smith Downie, who co-created it with James McClellan.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue
Tickets: $15 ($12 for senior citizens, $10 for students); go to theyoungstownplayhouse.com or call 330-788-8739