The Toque Sessions: Freedom Singer (Khari McClelland)

Date(s) - January 19, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre

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Didn’t get tickets?  A RUSH LINE will be in place beginning at 6:30pm outside the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre at 700 Hamilton Street. There is no guarantee that seats will be available for rush line guests, but we will do our best to accommodate everyone.

Unable to attend the concert? Please tune in to our live stream at beginning at 7:30pm.

Join us for a special Toque Sessions concert – “Freedom Singer”

Freedom Singer is an inspiring concert created by Khari McClelland, an African-Canadian singer and songwriter, and member of the lauded gospel group, The Sojourners.

McClelland has unearthed a number of songs from the era of the Underground Railroad. A stellar band plus a six-member choir will stand beside Khari to sing, bear witness, and engage with the stories of McClelland’s own great-great-great grandmother’s escape to refuge and safety in Canada.

Performers: Khari Wendell McClellandMarcus MosleyWill Sanders, Karina Morin, Dawn Pemberton
Kristie McCracken, Juhli Conlinn, Noah Walker, Tyson Naylor, Rob Becker, John Raham.

This free concert will take place at the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre and will be hosted by CBC Radio One’s
B.C. Almanac host Gloria Macarenko. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Doors open at 6:45pm

Concert: 7:30pm

Concert length: 75 minutes – no intermission

Reservations will be held until 7:15pm. 

Please note that as this concert is being recorded for broadcast, we welcome children over the age of 12.

General Admission seating.

Note: During the performance, theatrical fog effects will be used.

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