The Stories Behind the Songs – Rob Lutes

Wed (3 Sessions) Jan 25 - Mar 22 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
DESCRIPTION
Award-winning singer-songwriter Rob Lutes will recount some fascinating stories behind well-known songs from the past and will lead a selective tour through some of the major movements in Western popular music. Rob will perform the songs on guitar and banjo.

This three-part program is offered jointly by the Cummings Centre and AJA 50+.

Jan 25 - Country Music

From its origins in the early 20th century through some of the iconic early stars and songs from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Feb 15 - Artist's Choice

A selection of some of Rob's favourite songs from his own award-winning repertoire and from some songwriters who have inspired him.

Mar 22 - Songs from the Caribbean

It's possible that the islands of the West Indies have the most active and diverse musical culture in the world. Rob will play and tell stories of a selection of songs from this region that have become widely known in Canada
INSTRUCTOR
ROB LUTES
Since the release of his first album Gravity, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. Lutes released his 8th album, Come Around, in April 2021. Co-produced with long-time collaborator, guitarist Rob MacDonald, the critically acclaimed album has been nominated for four Canadian Folk Music Awards, for Producer, Singer, Songwriter and Album of the Year. 2018 CFMA Contemporary Singer of the Year.
  • COURSE CODE: MART-2064
  • LOCATION: ONLINE, Montreal, Quebec
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • INSTRUCTOR: ROB LUTES
  • MATERIALS PROVIDED: Yes
Guest Price: $21
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Member Price: $15
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(Proof of membership will be required upon arrival).
REGISTRATION DEADLINE
March 15
To register by telephone 514.343.3510

Please enter the full name and phone number of the attending members and guests.

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