Stream Team: Week of April 16
Here’s who you can catch live on Side Door this week.
Thursday, April 16
Beyond Reconciliation - A Conversation with Squamish Leader Khelsilem
Squamish Nation official spokesperson Khelsilem will speak to the issues surrounding reconciliation in Canada in “a candid and thought-provoking conversation about the realities, opportunities, risks, and roles each of us can play in reconciliation and beyond.” The event includes an opening performance by musician Salia Joseph of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and Snuneymuxw First Nations. Proceeds will be donated to Kwi Awt Stelmxw, an organization dedicated to revitalizing the language of the Squamish people.
6pm PST, $6 suggested donation
Saturday, April 18
Jim Bryson Attempts The Falcon Lake Incident
The Falcon Lake Incident is both a UFO sighting in Manitoba circa 1967 and a 2010 record by Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans. This weekend one of Canada’s most entertaining “singer songers” takes a whack at reproducing the record himself.
Saturday, April 18 - 9pm EST, $7
Dan Mangan #Quarantunes #WeeklySideDoor Vol.5
The Side Door co-founder’s weekly show raised $2,800 for the Tri-City Transition Society. The proceeds from Saturday’s all-request hour will this week go to Springfield Kids Foundation, which subsidizes play therapy for children in need.
Saturday, April 18 - 12pm PST, $6
David Beckingham: Alive At Home (The Dream of Time)
The Vancouver singer-songwriter kicks off a three-week online residency, playing one of his albums each gig and kicking off with The Dream of Time. It’s “a collection of lullabies and lamentations for the bewildered soul” and he’s still working on it, so here’s your chance for a sweet preview.
Saturday, April 18 - 3pm PST, $6
Songs of Hope and Healing with Coco Love Alcorn: An online concert series, Vol. 1
The Toronto singer-songwriter kicks off her home series this weekend: “I'll be singing my songs, a few covers, and knowing me, we'll get silly and make some stuff up in the moment too,” she says, adding there will be ample singalong opportunities.
Saturday, April 18 - 2pm EST, $7
Fundraiser for Georgetown Bread Basket feat. The Soviet Influence
Peter Snow, the leader of the art-rock band The Soviet Influence, will sing TSI jams and debut new material during this fundraiser for the Georgetown Bread Basket, a food bank in Georgetown, Ontario.
Saturday, April 18 - 2pm EST, $20
Matt Holubowski live @ Home
The bilingual Quebec folk singer offers a selection of songs in French and English with proceeds going to Moisson Montreal, a food bank that serves over 250 community locations in Montreal. Holubowski’s latest album Weird Ones was fresh out in February.
Saturday, April 18 - 7pm EST, $8
Jon Bryant (Europe & North America)
The west coast singer-songwriter offers two time slots to suit your needs. First check out the video for his single “Bad Happens,” which he made in isolation, then pick the most convenient time for you to settle in for a set of introspective, thoughtful folk. And hey, why not both shows?
Europe: Saturday, April 18 - 6pm GMT, $5
North America: Saturday, April 18 - 8pm EST, $5
Sunday, April 19
Sarah Slean live from her living room
The Toronto pop dramatist will play requests from her living room piano. Read more about the show—and the Maud Lewis musical she’s working on—here.
Sunday, April 19 - 8pm EST, $7
Danny Michel LIVE FROM LOCKDOWN
Where’s Danny this week? The studio, the van, the yard? The bathtub? Michel broadcasts weekly live from somewhere in his home; no matter where he’s singing from he’s hilarious in one breath and and heartbreaking in the next.
Sunday, April 19 -3pm EST, $7