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You Should Hear Them Now!

Outstanding young musicians and vocalists will shine Sunday afternoon in a showcase of the area’s best musical talent – You Should Hear Them Now!
Hailed as “An afternoon to remember”, the youth concert is hosted by the Bloomfield United Church AOTS (As One That Serves) and is designed to promote the rising stars and facilitate a meeting and supper with industry professionals to share experiences and advice.
Jeanette Arsenault will emcee the event Sunday Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Bloomfield United Church. Performers include the 2009 and 2010 Picton Rising Star winners Amy Sedore and Katie Shannon, along with Ashley Bark, John MacPherson and Tony Silvestri.
The Bloomfield men’s club has been serving the community, its youth and young people around the world since 1963. In recent years  efforts have included: sending children to summer camps; helping with the Pinecrest “Hot Lunch” program; the Christmas Angel program; the New Life Girl’s Home; the Christian Children’s Fund; the Picton Food Bank; the Bloomfield Kids Farmers’ Market and the Adopt A Child program.
Tickets ($15 for adults, $10 students) are available at Printcraft and Books and Company, Green Gables in Bloomfield, and at the Wellington Pharmacy and the Wellington Times or through club members.  Call 613-476-3947.
You Should Hear Them Now!

Tony Silvestri – has performed all over Ontario in waterfront festivals, clubs and theaters and currently fronts his band Silverosity. Selected to perform at The Toronto Independent Music Awards Best Live Electric Showcase. Performed at 2009 Canadian Wakeboard Championships. Line up included Bedouin Soundclash, Arkells and The Spades, and was asked back to perform at the 2010 Wolfstock alongside The Arkells, and Hollerado. His band is soon to be in the bathouse studio`s with Rob Baker from the Tragically hip as their producer. Guested with Jeff Healey, Theory of a Deadman, Stampeders, Honeymoon Suite, The Mahones, Paul James, Johnny Winter and Steve Earl. Had the honor of playing with Donny Walsh, Chuck Jackson and Michael Fonfara of the Down Child Blues Band, Paul James, Sab The Original Rock & Roll Outlaw, Jack De Keyser, David Rotundo, Robin Hawkins and the Weber Brothers.
A five song EP is to be released by the end of November.

Katie Shannon, Gd 11 PECI, is 2010 Picton Rising Star winner. She performed the lead role in Cinderella in Into The Woods at PECI and the lead role in A Christmas Cinderella at Mt. Tabor. Her singing appearances have included International Women’s Day, Canada Day, Festival of Trees, nursing homes, school plays, World AIDS Day, Fiddle & Frostbite, Relay for Life, various fundraisers and You Should Hear Them Now 2009.
Studied piano with Tony Silvestri and continues vocal and piano with Phyllis Antognini.

Amy Sedore, 18, is attending Loyalist College taking early childhood educator program. She started singing publicly when she was five and has loved entertaining ever since. She has done many singing competitons, benefits and put on two of her own shows for the Children’s Aid Society! She has performed with well known names such as Trevor Baker and John Landry. She won the Can Gig competition in Napanee of 2010, and the Picton Rising stars of 2009.

Ashley Bark – Singing since she was about 11-years-old and currently sings and plays guitar.  She first performed live with Jeanette Arsenault singing Amazing Grace. She recorded her first demo CD at 13 and has since performed all over the county and surrounding area with artists such as Drew Ackerman, the Fade Kings and accompanyied John Landry on stage. Was involved in the show ‘Sweet Dreams of Patsy Cline’ at Mt Tabor and helped in the recording of the album ‘Crossroads’ with Jake DeVries, and ‘Arise’ by Jeaneatte Arsenault.

John MacPherson – A singer/songwriter who strikes a chord with anthemic melodies and relatable lyrics. You can become a fan of him through and download all his music free of charge.

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