Archive for Mike Daley

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elvis Presley Story

Monday, January 27, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elvis Presley Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Elvis defined rock and roll culture in the 1950s with hit records like “Heartbreak Hotel” and “Love Me Tender” and scored hits well into the 1970s like “In The Ghetto” and “Suspicious Minds.” The King of Rock and Roll led a life filled with triumphs and tragedies and his life and music are the subject of Dr. Mike Daley’s latest lecture/concert in his popular Hugh’s Room Live series.

Dr. Mike Daley is a musicologist and sought-after lecturer on popular music history and his wife Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of the Redeemer. Joining Mike and Jill this evening will be legendary Toronto bassist Alec Fraser.

These performances typically sell out quickly, so advance tickets are STRONGLY recommended.

website: https://mikedaleymusic.com
website: https://jilldaley.ca

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Aretha Franklin Story

Monday, November 25, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Aretha Franklin Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley present another instalment of their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Aretha Franklin Story. With classics like “Respect,” “I Say A Little Prayer” and “Chain Of Fools,” Aretha Franklin was the undisputed Queen of Soul. Her life and music are the subject of Mike and Jill Daley’s latest lecture/concert in their popular Hugh’s Room Live series.

Mike Daley is a musicologist and sought-after lecturer on popular music history and his wife Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of the Redeemer. Joining Mike and Jill this evening will be the electrifying Karen Weigold, backed by Laurel Tubman and Tahirih Vejdani.

These performances typically sell out quickly, so advance tickets are STRONGLY recommended.

website: https://mikedaleymusic.com
website: https://jilldaley.ca

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elton John Story

Monday, October 21, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Elton John Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley present another instalment of their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Elton John Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of the Redeemer. Will Reid, who brought the house down with Mike and Jill’s Simon and Garfunkel show in April will be back on board singing classic Elton hits like Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Your Song, Rocket Man and many more.

These performances typical SELL OUT quickly so advance tickets are STRONGLY recommended.

website: https://mikedaleymusic.com/

youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtkAfef–NU

 

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley resume their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Bob Dylan Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of the Redeemer. Mike’s research on Dylan was awarded the York Thesis Prize and he led a well-received course on Dylan at Bloor Hot Docs last year. This will be a memorable evening of iconic Dylan songs interspersed with fascinating stories and history.

 

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and ticketing fees

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story

Monday, September 30, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Bob Dylan Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley and Jill Daley resume their popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with the Bob Dylan Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Jill is a full-time pianist at Canada’s National Ballet School and Musician-In-Residence at Church of the Redeemer. Mike’s research on Dylan was awarded the York Thesis Prize and he led a well-received course on Dylan at Bloor Hot Docs last year. This will be a memorable evening of iconic Dylan songs interspersed with fascinating stories and history.

 

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and ticketing fees

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story

Monday, June 3, 2019 | 8:30PM

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley continues his popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with a very special presentation of the Beatles Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Joining Mike (guitar, vocals) and his wife Jill (piano, violin) will be Greg Wyard (guitar, vocals) and Alec Fraser (bass, percussion, vocals). This will be a memorable evening of iconic Beatles songs interspersed with fascinating stories and history.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story is the last presentation in this series (which has also included well-received presentations of Leonard Cohen, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Simon + Garfunkel nights) until September. Stay tuned to our monthly newsletter to be the first to know of all show announcements.

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story [ MATINEE ]

Monday, June 3, 2019 | 3:00PM

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story
Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00

Dr. Mike Daley continues his popular lecture/concert series at Hugh’s Room Live with a very special presentation of the Beatles Story. Mike is a musicologist and lecturer on music history as well as a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Joining Mike (guitar, vocals) and his wife Jill (piano, violin) will be Greg Wyard (guitar, vocals) and Alec Fraser (bass, percussion, vocals). This will be a memorable evening of iconic Beatles songs interspersed with fascinating stories and history.

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Beatles Story is the last presentation in this series (which has also included well-received presentations of Leonard Cohen, Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Simon + Garfunkel nights) until September. Stay tuned to our monthly newsletter to be the first to know of all show announcements.

 

Doors | 2:15PM
Performance |  3:00PM

 

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Monday, April 29, 2019 | 8:00pm

Dr. Mike Daley Presents: The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Advance: $20.00 | Doors: $25.00

Dr. Mike Daley is a musicologist and popular lecturer on music history. He is also a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. Simon and Garfunkel were one of the best-loved and influential acts of the 1960s. Their music, combining Paul Simon’s masterful songwriting and singing with Art Garfunkel’s ethereal harmony voice, still resonates today. Joining Mike in this presentation will be his musical and life partner, Jill Daley, and special guest singer, Will Reid. In between songs, Dr. Mike Daley will shed some light on the magic behind two of the most influential musicians on an entire generation, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.This is the latest presentation in a new lecture/concert series that has also included well-received Leonard Cohen, Carole King and Joni Mitchell nights.

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

The Life and Music of Joni Mitchell

Monday, March 25, 2019 | 8:30pm

The Life and Music of Joni Mitchell
Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00

Dr. Mike Daley is a musicologist and sought-after lecturer known for his encyclopedic knowledge of musical history. He is also a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. In this new discussion and concert series, Mike discusses the life and music of Joni Mitchell, Canada’s own legendary singer-songwriter. Mia Sheard, known for her popular Joni Mitchell Tribute at Hugh’s Room Live, will join Mike and Jill Daley to perform several of Joni’s most iconic songs.

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.

The Life and Music of Carole King

Sunday, February 10, 2019 | 8:30PM

The Life and Music of Carole King
Advance: $20.00 | Doors: $25.00

Dr. Mike Daley is a musicologist and sought-after lecturer known for his encyclopedic knowledge of musical history. He is also a longtime professional musician, working with the likes of Jeff Healey and the Travellers. In this new discussion and concert series, Mike discusses the life and music of Carole King who, since writing her first number one hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” at the tender age of 17, has arguably become the most celebrated and iconic singer/songwriter of all time.

* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and fees.