Derek Downham returns to Port Hope Ontario to play an intimate, safe and distanced show at The Ganaraska Hotel.
Lovingly known as "The Ganny" to many, this legendary venue has been the go to for locals in the Northumberland area for several decades.
Derek Downham grew up in Port Hope, and has a heartfelt connection with the area and community. He attended Dr. SJ Hawkins upon arriving in Port Hope, and also attended Port Hope High School. He also grew up playing hockey for Port Hope as a goaltender and even worked at the Jack Burger Sports Complex.
Port Hope has long been a hotbed for great musical talent, and Derek is a part of that grand tradition.
He has performed on The Late Show (with David Letterman), earned a Juno award, and collaborated with many of Canada's biggest names in music including: Ron Sexsmith, Gord Downie (RIP), Serena Ryder, Sarah Slean, Julian Taylor, Andy Kim, Broken Social Scene and many, many more.
This solo show on October 31st 2020 at The Ganaraska Hotel will feature brand new songs, as well as his many co-writes. Curated cover material will pepper throughout the sets, and you never know who might walk on stage to join in on the action.
Derek has been a long time member of legendary Toronto band The Beauties (NOW Magazine's "Best Roots Band").
Come visit beautiful and historic downtown Port Hope for this special show, right along the picturesque Ganaraska River.
Be sure to arrive early to assure a seat. Food is prepared and grilled by "Madcat's Corner" and drinks are available at the bar.
Special reservations may be available upon request for certain events and for the disabled. Please call ahead to the Ganaraska Hotel if you have any inquires regarding seating etc.
Derek Downham's show starts at 3pm and ends around 7pm. Three sets. October 31st 2020.
Halloween costumes optional.