CONCERT PARTNER – Catherine & Don MacLean
PERFORMER PARTNER – TG Group (Tamara Ilana)
Performers: Tamar Ilana (vocals, dance) Benjamin Barrile (guitar), Derek Gray (percussion), Demetrious Petsalakis (oud, baglama, riqq,lyra), Jessia Hana Deutsch (violin, vocals), Justin Gray (double bass, bass veena)
Four-time Canadian Folk Music Awards nominee Tamar Illana & Ventanas, is a six-piece Toronto-based world music ensemble fronted by powerhouse vocalist and dancer Tamar Ilana. It reimagines Mediterranean melodies and flamenco grooves with contemporary interpretations of ancient ballads, plus original compositions.