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Soldiers of Song: A Tribute to the Dumbells

Soldiers of Song: A Tribute to the Dumbells

Soldiers of Song combines theatre and music based on the original works of the Dumbells, a Canadian concert party that entertained the troops on the front line in World War I. Old comedy sketches and humorous war songs are brought to life, as storyteller Lorne Brown shares stories about his personal connection to the Dumbells. Their journey from Vimy to vaudeville is celebrated in this production directed by two-time JUNO Award nominee, Jason Wilson Band.
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Soldiers of Song: A Tribute to the Dumbells
November 02, 2018
Show Hours:
8:00 PM
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Join us before the performance of Soldiers of Song to to hear members of the HMCS York Military Band perform favourite war songs from WWI and WWII in The Rose lobby. The Rose will also be honouring two centendarian Veterans:

Lt (N) (Ret’d) David Howard, Royal Canadian Navy, ia 100 year-old veteran who fought in the Battle of the Atlantic in WWII. Special thanks to our pre-show performers from the HMCS York Military Band for introducing us to Mr. Howard, and coordinating his attendance at our November 2nd event.

Brampton's own, George "Potsy" Burrows whose experience with the Brampton Band got him a role as Buglar with the Royal Canadian Air Force throughout WWII and who remains a very active and awarded member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
 
The Rose is honoured to welcome our special guests for Soldiers of Song, Mr. David Howard and George "Potsy" Burrows.
Put on a poppy and support local Veterans living in our community.

 

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