Holidays with the Central Band featuring Laila Biali

Holidays Concert

Paquin Artists Agency / PSP

Holidays with the Central Band featuring Laila Biali December 10 & 11 at 7 PM

The Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces is delighted to share the stage of their annual Holiday concert with a very special guest artist, Laila Biali, who won 2019 Juno Award under the category “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year.”

Almost two decades into her successful career in the jazz scene, Laila has also won SOCAN Composer of the Year and Keyboardist of the Year at Canada’s National Jazz Awards, played globally prestigious venues such as North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, and Carnegie Hall, toured with GRAMMY award winners Chris Botti, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega, and has recorded with Sting.

Holidays with the Central Band will feature the Central Band’s 35-member wind ensemble, The Serenade of Strings, the RCAF Pipes and Drums and our star of the night - Laila Biali!
Join us for an exciting evening of traditional holiday favourites, festive jazz classics and Laila Biali originals that are sure to get you into the spirit of the season!

When: Tuesday, 10 December and Wednesday, 11 December at 1900 hrs
Where: Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa
Dress: Military: No. 3 (ribbons)
Civilian: Formal or business suit (male) and semi-formal evening wear (female)

Tickets starting at $15 for members of the Defence Team (CAF and civilian) with promo code available for via the CFSU(O) Routine Orders (DWAN only).

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