George St Kitts Band has been entertaining audiences across Canada and USA since early 1990. The group is comprised of seven singers and six musicians who, surpassing the odds faced by many artists, have been performing together since the group’s inception. Founded by two-time Juno nominee George St. Kitts, the other singers include 2008 Juno winner Billy Newton-Davis , Toni Anderson, Jivaro Smith, Nicole Robinson, Kenni Hite and Lorraine Scott.
George and his band has been a Favourite at the AMBI Gala, Canadian Screen Awards and Casino Windsor, his style of music cover every genre to keep you on the dance floor. The George St Kitts band will make it a night to remember.
The Moonlight Collective brings together several Juno-nominated Toronto musicians into an unparalleled collaboration of talent and creativity. Led by accomplished tenor and soprano saxophone player Miles Raine, the Moonlight Collective returns to the 2019 Moonlight Gala to dazzle and delight audiences beneath the stars.
The Moonlight Collective will feature JENNA Nation and Aion Clarke.
JENNA Nation is an R&B/Pop singing sensation quickly gaining international momentum. Collaborating with some of the best in the industry, her fourth album, “You Don’t Know” received numerous accolades including Canada’s Best R&B Album of 2017, #9 overall, and one of the 10 Best Records of the Year.
Aion Clarke is a singer/songwriter whose blend of pop, soul and big band favourites is establishing him as a force on the International music scene. His soulful voice and charm are winning audiences over with every performance. With classics like Frank Sinatra’s Fly Me To The Moon to Marvin Gaye’s Mercy Me, Aion’s presence is truly unique. His charm and musical talent has captured the hearts of fans of all ages.
Originally from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, Kelly Fraser has performed countless concerts across Canada, especially in the Arctic (Nunavut/Nunavik), where she is a well-known performing artist/songwriter. Kelly is a Juno-nomnee of 2018 for Indigenous Album of the Year, Indigenous Music Awards nominee of 2018 for Best Pop Album and just wont the Inuk recipient 2019 Indspire Award for her work teaching traditional Inuktitut songwriting workshops and advocacy for Inuit through music
Kelly Fraser sings pop covers in Inuktitut, sings original edm and pop music and also uses her traditional Inuit drum and throat singing before she starts her usual dancing and singing to pay homage on her Inuit culture.
Like many Inuit, Kelly seeks to spread her messages of joy, healing, and cultural pride through a blend of traditional Inuit music and modern production.Kelly teaches Inuktitut language lessons, does cultural and motivational speaking, teaches songwriting, and helps to organize Nunavut Hitmakerz, a project which aims to give underprivileged Nunavummiut youth opportunities to learn creative expression and technical skills.
Humber College Students
The McMichael is thrilled to present live music provided by students and recent graduates from the renowned music program at Humber College. Humber’s four-year Bachelor of Music degree program is unlike any other in North America. By combining the latest recording technologies and entrepreneurial business strategies with high-level performance, production, songwriting and composition in jazz, pop, R&B, Latin, and world music, Humber graduates are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in today’s music world.
Thank you to Humber College’s School of Creative & Performing Arts for connecting us with the great musicians you hear this evening.
CASTELVI (a.k.a. DJ BARBI) has been a professional dj since 1996. She has shared stages with Lupe Fiasco, A-TRAK, Chromeo, Newcleus, Dj Godfather, Egyptian Lover, Detroit in Effect, Dj Slugo, Dj Deeon, Hatiras, Morgan Geist, Aaron LaCrate/Hollertronix, TTC, Edu K., Daniel Haaksman, MSTRKRFT, Orbital, Arthur Baker, Junior Sanchez, Dj Scribble with Dave Navarro, FEIST, Peaches, Marky Ramone,Dj Sneak, Steedlord, Qbert, Vive La Fete, The Hacker, Smash TV, Peter Hook (New Order/Joy Division),Crossover, Dj Unknown, Princess Superstar, Orbital, The Juan Maclean, Death From Above 1979, James, Tommie Sunshine and many more. CASTELVI is also a multi-instrumentalist/producer and has been involved in the recording arts and musical groups with electro producer Cryogenetic such as Syntonics, Phelyns of Vedici and Siviyex.