Lana Grant, Singer/Songwriter

Happenings

Here's a listing of my performance related dates...if you're in the area, I'd love to see you there! My new CD -SOUL READER has recently launched and will be a part of upcoming performances!

December 2015

 

1.Saturday, December 5 - 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Alderney Landing ChristKindleMarket Outdoor Festive Stage - Featuring Lana Grant, JD Clarke and Makayla Lynn - Heated outdoor area with rustic hay stack seating available. There is also an outdoor bar area featuring warm and chilled drinks and they even have a Carousel for the kids (and adults) - Dress warm and come down and enjoy the festivities. The inside market is full of amazing presents, crafts and treats to help you get a jump start on your Christmas shopping and holiday spirit!

(Note: Immediately following the Dartmouth Tree Lighting at Sullivan`s Pond, Lana and Makayla will be leading the crowds in a Carol Procession to Alderney Landing from 6:15PM-6:30PM...we invite you to join in!)

 

2. Sunday, December 6 - 7PM-9PM - Meet and Greet Reception to Follow - Tickets $20

Bridgewater United Church - Holiday Harmonies Tour, Featuring: Lana Grant, Ian Sherwood and Makayla Lynn ....Tickets available at the Church and through the event brite link being posted mid-Nov.

 

3. Saturday, December 12 -  7PM-9PM - Meet and Greet Reception to Follow - Tickets $20

Knox United Church (Brookfield) - Holiday Harmonies Tour, Featuring: Lana Grant, Ian Sherwood and Makayla Lynn....Tickets available at the Church and through the event brite link being posted mid-Nov.

 

4. Tentative Date - Friday, December 18 -  7PM-9PM  - Tickets $20

Spirit of the Season Concert....Soulful seasonal songs from Lana Grant blended with messages from Psychic Medium`s Sherry Donovan and D. Angeline Reyes-Gacalione - helping you connect with your loved ones who have passed, giving comfort at a time of year when they are especially missed.

November 2015

1. Friday (afternoon) & Saturday (evening), November 20 & 21

Festival of Trees (Mental Health Foundation of NS) - Promotion of the Christmas CD/single - 'Changing The Way People Think...At Christmas'

 

2. Saturday, November 28 - 7PM-9PM  (Meet and Greet reception to follow)

Holiday Harmonies Tour (Lana Grant, Ian Sherwood & Makayla Lynn)....Cole Harbour Woodside United Church (Bisset Rd, Cole Harbour) - tickets avail through the church or at Vibe Energy in Cole Harbour (971 Cole Harbour Rd....Event-Brite link coming soon)
 

3. Sunday, November 29 - 2PM-4PM

TD Bank Presents - Changing the Way People Think..At Christmas Concert in support of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia....Festive line up inlcudes: Lana Grant, Makayla Lynn, Asif IIlyas, Vox Choir, Music Therapy component, Branden Taylor (Beat Boxer) and more!
 
 

June 2015

1. The Inside Project ~ Revealing, Healing and Empowering Youth Through Live Music and Art (High School Sessions) 

Schools who took part in June:

* Thursday, June 11 - Bridgewater High School 

* June TBD  - One additional school cancellation 

 

Stay tuned for more fun summer/fall events being announced!

May 2015

1. Friday, May 1, 2015 - Youth Mental Health Event at Dartmouth High School - 12:30-1:15pm (Lana performed and spoke about Mental Health)

 

2. The Inside Project ~ Revealing, Healing and Empowering Youth Through Live Music & Art ....(High School Sessions).

This is a Series created by Lana, which she received a grant from The Mental Health Foundation of NS. It's a two hour session per school with up to 30 youth present. The  goal is to use communication through music and art to provide additional life coping tools for youth.

The conversations, creativity, healing and feedback have been an amazing experience for all involved. We hope this program will continue to grow and expand! 

Schools who took part in May: 

a. Thursday, May 21 - Oxford Regional High School  - AM

b. Thursday, May 21 - Springhill High School - Afternoon

c. Friday, May 22 - Dartmouth High School

d. Tuesday, May 26 - Cole Harbour High School

e. Thursday, May 28 - Forest Heights Community School - Chester

f. Friday, May 29 - Avon View High School - Windsor

March 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - Cornwallis Baptist Church - Diversity Choir guest with HRP + Solo with Lana's tribute to Viola Desmond 'Taxi, Taxi'

February 2015 - Performance Dates

 

1. Wednesday, Feb. 4th (Booking Pending confirmation) - Viola Desmond assembly - Performance of Lana's original song based on Viola's true story ('Taxi, Taxi - co-written by Lana Grant/Chris Iannetti) - Local Dartmouth School

 

2. Saturday., Feb. 14th - Private Function

January 2015 - Performance Dates

 

1.Friday, January 16th, 2015 (Semi-finalists announced Thursday, July 29th) - Viola Desmond songwriting contest - Lana (with co-writer Chris Iannetti) wrote and submitted a song for this wonderful contest helping to detail in lyrics/music the story of her New Glasgow segregation experience in 1946.

 

 

2. Tuesday, January 27th - Blind Date with a Star

- Anual event in support of Chisholm Services - Lana has been a proud celebrity particpant for the 15 years it's been running (give or take a year or two in the middle)! For more information on the event and how you get tickets, check out

http://www.blinddatewithastar.ca/

 

* This is an awesome evening which starts off with guests meeting up and mingling at the World Trade Centre in Halifax with a high end ticketed prize draws, wine, snacks and silent auction and ends with each table being paired via a draw with one of the participating celebrities and their assigned restuarant for the evening. They then head out and enjoy a min. 3 course meal tailor made for the event! Yummm!

 

December 2014 - Performance Dates

December....
1.
 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6th - Christmas Daddies - 2pm (live on CTV) - Special group performance to close the show

 

2. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7th - "Songs of Christmas" - 7:00-9:00PM - Cole Harbour Woodside United Church - Featuring Lana Grant with Very Special Guest's - RyLee Madison and Makayla Lynn (Full Band)

Cole Harbour Woodside United Church (15 Bissett Rd, Cole Harbour)

 

"SONGS OF CHRISTMAS"

 

Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM 
(with a performer meet and greet/sales boutique reception with tea, coffee and christmas cookies to follow the show)

 

Tickets are: $17 Advanced / $23 Door (all taxes included)

 

Tickets are available: 
* Online http://musicianmorsels.bigcartel.com/product/concert-tickets-songs-of-christmas-lana-grant-rylee-madison-makayla-lynn 
* At the church after services each Sunday (sales - 11-11:30am) 
* or at Vibe Energy in Cole Harbour (971 Cole Harbour Rd...#902-431-8423)

 

* Music by 3 Award Winning East Coast singer-songwriters, Full Backing Band, Draw Prizes, Free Reception to follow - It's a night not to be missed!!

 

* These three artist's are also involved in a new 7 song Christmas CD project in support of the Mental Health Foundation of NS - their voices along with 9 other artists came together to create a "Group" Christmas song called "Changing the Way People Think" and Lana, RyLee and Makayla will perform this song together that night!

 

The CD itself will be available at the reception following the show...and we're proud to say ALL proceeds from the sale of the CD goes directly to the Mental Health Foundation on Nova Scotia!

(Lana Grant is the Executive Producer of this Charitable Project and the co-writer of the Group Song...Other contributing artists for this project include: JRDN, RyLee Madison, Dave Carroll, Makaya Lynn, John Gracie, Marko Simmonds, Quake Matthews, Asif Illyas, Ryan MacDonald - with Alert the Medic, Liz Rigney, Lara Garsten, and Lana Grant  + co-writer and producer: Chris Iannetti) Note: this CD will retail at all Lawtons stores across NS.

 

lanagrant.com / ryleemadison.com / makaylalynnmusic.com/ chwuc.com/ (church website) / vibeenergy.ca /  mentalhealthns.ca

 

3. Tuesday, December 9th - Songs of Christmas - Adsum House Private Event for residents - Early evening

 

4. Saturday, December 20th - Afternoon Mall performance with Lana and Makayla Lynn

 

*Lana was very honoured to receive the CTV's Live at 5 Maritimer of the Week this month in support of the work she did with the Christmas CD in support of the Mental Health Foundation.

(Lana gave numerous National Media Interviews about the Christmas CD over the holiday season)

 

Look for some more exciting promotions and performances leading up to Christmas!

November 2014 - Performance Dates

Check out this Amazing Christmas CD project in support of the Mental Health Foundation of NS. Lana was the Executive Producer of the project and Chris Iannetti - Producer as well as the co-writers of the group Christmas song 'Changing the Way People Think' shared by 12 amazing East Coast Musicians!

ALL PROCEEDS to support the Mental Health Foundation of NS and it's many programs and initiatives through numerous mental Health organizations throughout the province. It is available online now and in Lawton's and Needs as of Nov. 17th! Be sure to pick up a copy to give the perfect Gift of the Season this year!

 

1.Saturday, Nov. 15th - 5:30pm - Barrington St...in front of the Grand Parade Square near the CIBC - Chronicle Herald Parade of Lights - opening the show with a 7 min live performance of the new Christmas single - 'Changing the Way People Think' in support of the Mental Health Foundation of NS. - Featuring 'Artists for Change'.

2. Saturday, Nov 21 - 12:45pm - Festival of trees - live performance of the new Christmas single - 'Changing the Way People Think' in support of the Mental Health Foundation of NS. - Featuring 'Artists for Change'

3. Monday, November 24 - 10am - Westin Hotel - Police Long Service Awards - Anthem

4. Friday, Nov. 28 - 7pm-9pm - Urban Festive Dance Party at Alderney Landing - ChristKindlMarket - Lynxz & NaDasi, Kyle Mischieck, Quake Matthews & UP! Lana will be co-MC of the event and singing a couple original festive tunes with UP! Amazing Market inside and outside of the Alderney Bldg...Ferris Wheel...food vendors....outdoor heated bar area with festive drink offerings!

5. Saturday, Nov. 29 - 6:10-6:40 -  Carol Walk following the Dartmouth Tree Lighting from Sullivan's Pond to the Alderney Landing's concert (see next for details)

6. Saturday, Nov. 29 - 6:45-8pm - Songs of Christmas with Sons of Maxwell (Dave & Don Carroll), RyLee Madison & Lana Grant - Amazing Market inside and outside of the Alderney Bldg...Ferris Wheel...food vendors....outdoor heated bar area with festive drink offerings!

October 2014 - Performance Dates

1. Friday, October 10th - The Carleton - 7:00PM - In support of the Mental Health Foundation of NS

 - MC for eventNeville Mackay

Circle 1: Evan & Dave of GloryhoundAndy Patil, Lana Grant, Madeline

- Presentation about mental illnesses, short video on depression, Olympian Oliver Bone discusses his own battles with mental illnesses

Circle 2: Adam Baldwin, Kate Dyke, Thomas Matheson, Zach Maclean

 

2. Continued work on the Mental Health Special Christmas Project - Deadline - end of Oct.

More dates and events coming soon!

September 2014 - Performance Dates

1. Saturday, September 6th - Cole Harbour Harvest Festival - MC of the Event Stage running from 11am-3pm at Cole Harbour Place (Cole Harbour)

* Lots of attractions happening that day both on and off stage...A huge parade (noted as one of the best in Atlantic Canada!), bouncy castles, vendors, food, music, a stage filled with wonderful unique offerings like an "Iron Chef Harvest Fest Competition"...and later that night check out the fireworks and drive-in movie (Back to the Future 2).  http://www.coleharbour.org/

*Lana is pleased to have recently joined the organizing committee for this event and truly appreciates getting involved with people who work towards making great things happen in her Cole Harbour Community! Special thanks to Councillor Lorelei Nicoll and her husband Jim who are the driving forces behind this great event!

2. Tuesday, September 23 - Adsum House - Lana will be sharing cookies and lemonade with the Adsum residents and while gathered around, Lana will perform some of her music and share conversation on stories behind the songs and Mental Health themes touched on within her music.

3. A special collaborative project in the works for Mental Health - Details TBA - will be involving a number of guest artists and will have a Christmas (gulp - yes that cold weather holiday) theme! Stay tuned for more details and how you can support this amazing project! Will be ready to Launch the 1st week of November! Sept -Oct

4. Official Launch of Lana's latest CD - coming soon! Though the soft launch of the latest CD - Soul Reader was done in June 2014...an official launching event has yet to be announced. More details to follow soon!

August 2014 - Performance Dates

1. Friday, July 1st - 7:30pm - Grandview Golf Club - Private Member event

 

* Personal Note from Lana * - I am blessed to be able to take much of the summer off to spend time with my family. Thank you for your continued fan support, as I am looking forward to kicking it back up into gear in September and not stopping anytime soon...Which is why I'm always grateful for the summer rest up! See you all soon!! xo...

June 2014 - Performance Dates

1. Thursday, June 5th - Music & The Medium ~ Bringing the Past to the Present - Halifax Forum - 7:00pm-10:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm & close at 7:10pm...shows starts promptly at 7pm). 

* Online tickets  (Advance Tickets: $38 + tax/process fee.....Door Tickets: $48 + tax/process fee)

* Facebook Event

* World Renowned Psychic Medium - Alan Hatfield

* Lana Grant - Singer-Songwriter & Event MC

Additional Award Winning Musical Guests: 

 - Dave Carroll, Christine Campbell, Andrew Hunter, Dana Beeler & Shirley Jackson

 

2. Sunday, June 8th - Angels' Essentials Body, Mind & Spirit Fair  - Halifax Forum ...1:30pm - Lana to lead a seminar session on her intuitive songwriting gifts:  "Soul Reader -  "The story behind the Psychographer"

 

3. Saturday, June 21 - Jost Wineries - Selkie Frizzante Release Party at the Winery - Noon til 5pm

48 Vintage Lane, Malagash.  (Previously known as 613 Smith Rd) Toll Free Phone Number  1-800-565-4567

http://www.jostwine.com/default.asp?mn=1.24.31&f=cd&eid=16

Lana to perform with Chris Iannetti

May 2014 - Performance Dates

 

1. Thursday, May 15th - 4:00-7:00pm - The Carleton....Jost's Selkie Frizzante Launch party. Lana sharing the stage with Jennah Barry and Bruce Guthro. Lana is one of 4 successful women in NS selected as Brand Ambassadors to help promote the brand in the "Here's to making it in NS" campaign.

http://selkiewine.com/selkiewomen.php

Look for further upcoming promotion with Lana and Jost  (in store NSLC signings, wine tatstings, etc)

 

2. Friday, May 23rd - Cole Harbour Place: Womens Well Being Expo...7pm-10:45pm - Girl's Night Wine & Cheese event...only $20 a ticket!

Tickets available online at: http://womenswellbeingexpo.com/

Lana performing with Chris Iannetti, Pete MacDonald & Alaska McMillan. Lisa Drader-Murphy owner/creator of TURBINE and LDM designs will be showcasing her fabulous stylings during the music break (8PM-9:30PM). A great starter to a night with the girls!

* Lana will have her new CD available that night and tickets to her Music & The Medium concert for June 5th! VIsa/MC available

January 2014 - Performance Dates

Happy New Year!

1. Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 6pm - Blind Date with a Star (Charity Event) - World Trade and Convention Centre - www.blinddatewithastar.ca 

Supports Chisholm Services: 

Chisholm Services for Children is the only non-profit organization in Central Nova Scotia offering a long-term care program, which specializes in early intervention. Chisholm is dedicated to guiding children who face severe adverse circumstances like neglect and abuse, to a realization of self-worth. Chisholm helps children develop skills and capacities to function successfully in a community setting and grow as healthy, stable individuals.

December 2013 - Performance Dates

1. Saturday, December 7 - Dartmouth Tree lighting & Alderney Landing Christmas Show & Christmas Kindle Market - at Dusk - After the Tree lighting at Sullivan's Pond, Lana will lead the crowd in Christmas Carol's from the Prince Albert Rd (Sullivan's Pond) to Alderney Landing, where she will then put on an hour long concert full of Christmas songs and her original works. There is also the Christmas Kindle Market going on there at the same time with Christmas vendors (crafts, trees, food, and so much more) + activities for the kids from a carousel ride to visits from Santa! It's a great event to bring the family too! (Lana will also be bringing along a "Cook Book" guest artists to share the stage!

2. Thursday, December 19 - Lisa Drader Murphy Store (LDM) - Historic Properties, Halifax NS. Singing, Signing, Shopping & Social Event from 5pm-8pm. Lana will be performing Christmas Songs (accompanied by acoustic guitar) & making signed copies of the Musician, Memories & Morsels Cook Book available instore.

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Holiday and New Year...much more to come in 2014!

November 2013 - Performance Dates

1. Saturday, Nov. 9th - 7:30pm-9:30pm -  Acoustic performance at The Trellis Cafe in Hubbards - food specials will be available from the musicians cook book! Reservations will be required, as we expect this event will be sold out.  

http://www.trelliscafe.ca/  (Taste of Nova Scotia's 2012 Prestige Award Winner RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR)

2. Saturday, Nov. 30th - 1:30pm-3:00pm - Argyle Fine Art Studio - Cook Book singing (with some yummy cookie samples!) http://www.argylefineart.com/

October 2013 - Performance Dates

1. Final Recording & Design Stages for Lana's new CD "This is not a Fairytale" - CD will be available in November!

More dates TBA

September 2013 Performance Dates

1. Wed or Thurs, Sept 4th or 5th - Private Function - at the Historical George Wright House on Young Ave (Halifax) - Time TBA

2. Thursday, September 5th - CTV AM Live - Celebrity Tribe showcased during a Children's Wish Exile Island promotional spot. Lana is the Captain of the invite-only 2013 Celebrity Tribe. This tribe is aiming to raise $10,000+ for their wish child Reese! For more info, or to donate to the tribe's fundraising efforts check out this link: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/TeamPage.aspx?EventID=125727&LangPref=en-CA&TeamID=412204 or check out our twitter feed at https://www.twitter.com/CelebTribe2013

3. Saturday, September 6th - Exclusive Private House concert featuring the Children's Wish Exile Island's Celebrity Tribe (Music, Food and a Molson Coors sponsor = a seriously awesome event!)

4. Tuesday, September 10th - Ruth Goldbloom Ladies Golf Classic in support of the Kids Help Phone - Glen Arbour Golf Course - Lana to perform and speak during the evening meal portion of the event. Last year's event raised over $90,000 for this worthy cause!

5. Saturday, September 14th - Daytime (11am-2pm)  - Mic Mac Mall, Dartmouth - Lana to assist as Captain of the Children's Wish Exile Island Celebrity Tribe, for the 2013 Big Brother Celebrity Photo Op. For a $15 donation, fans can get their photo taken with 3 of the stars of the show: Jillian Maclaughlin, Emmett Blois and Andrew Monaghan! http://bigbrothercanada.slice.ca/ (More details to follow and pre-ordering your photo opportunity link to be up soon!)

6Saturday, September 14th - Evening Petite Riviere Fire Hall ("Bringing it Home" event) - Cook Book Concert Tour featuring; Lana Grant and Andrew Hunter (A great night of Music and Food Samplings from some of the Musicians Memories & Morsels Cook Book recipes!)...Fire Hall tickets: http://www.petiterivierefire.com/  Why not make a weekend of it and go camping at nearby Risser's Beach (http://novascotiaparks.ca/parks/rissers.asp) or stay at a local B& B: (http://petiterivierebnb.ca/).  Cook Books and artist's Merch will be available for purchase at this event - great chance to get your copies autographed! http://andrewhunter.ca

*As a side note: this is like coming home to Lana, as she lived on the South Shore (Bridgewater & Liverpool) from age 5-15yrs and spent many a years camping at Risser's Beach herself!**

7Wednesday, September 18th - Nova Scotia Police Long Service Awards - 10AM - Halifax Pier Bldg - Private Provincial Government Event - Lana to sing the National Anthem.

8Friday, September 20, All day Charity event - Children's Wish Exile Island (Halifax - Garrison Grounds) - Lana was invited to participate  and appointed Captain of the 1st ever celebrity team taking part in this event. The other celebrities on the team are: Charlie A'Court, Asif Illyas, John Gracie, Samantha Gracie, Chef Live, Jillian MacLaughlin, Emmett Blois, Andrew Monaghan..and possibly one more TBA. We aim to raise a min. of $10,000 to support the wish of our Wish Child, Reese! Check out more info about the event or to donate at this link: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/LoginRegister.aspx?EventID=125727&LangPref=en-CA&Referrer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.exileisland.ca%2fregion%2fnova-scotia-halifax%2fevent

Check out our twitter feed at: https://www.twitter.com/CelebTribe2013    ...*Stay  tuned for sponsor listings in relation to events put on by this Tribe!

* Lana is passionate about the work of this charity and will hold the special memory of  previous Wish Child and friend "Erin Blondeau:1994-2011" in her heart while taking part.

9. Saturday, September 21 - Evening - Chester Playhouse (Chester, NS) - ("Bringin' it Home" series) - Cook Book Concert Tour featuring Lana Grant, Asif Illyas, Kev Corbett and Norma MacDonald. Food Samplings from the Musicians, Memories & Morsels Cook being generously donated by the Trellis Cafe (http://www.trelliscafe.ca/). Cook Books and artist's Merch will be available for purchase at this event - great chance to get your copies autographed.

http://www.chesterplayhouse.ca ... http://www.asifillyas.com/ ... http://www.kevcorbett.com/ ... http://www.normamacdonald.com/

10. Sunday, September 22 - Word on the Street Event involving the Musician's Cook Book-(11am - Featured Lana, Juno award winner Meaghan Smith & the United Breaks Guitar hero - Dave Carroll!) 

11Saturday, September 28th - Cops n' Kids Camp (Lana Leading a song-writing session for over 60 youth (3 groups of 20) as a part of the camp experience - the three group songs created will then be performed by the groups that night around the campfire! This event is made possible by The Halifax Regional Police and other supporting Emergency Service organizations, The Tim Horton's Camp/Foundation, the HRM School Board and a number of youth and adult volunteers.

August 2013 Performance Dates

1. August - Full Time Recording of CD #5 (FInal stages before sending to master & production)

2. Sunday, August 11th - 5:00-7:00 Hampton Inn & Suites (Dartmouth) - private charity event - tickets available online: http://www.sunshine.ca/events/bright-night-big-dreams-evening-wine-and-song

July 2013 Performance Dates

1. July 2013 (Ongoing recording of CD #5 - due to launch in September 2013)

2. Tuesday, July 9th 6pm-9pm - Chester Yatch Club - Private Event "Little Black Dress" Fundraiser - http://chesteryachtclub.ca/

* Additional Dates - TBD pending time confirmations

June 2013 Performance Dates

1. Monday, June 10th - Adsum House - Private Event - Special Cooking & Music event - Afternoon (Note: This event was an amazing experience - special thanks to the women and staff at Adsum House for making me feel so welcome! Hope they enjoyed my cooking & singing! The menu I prepared that day featured: Hearty Roast Vegetable Soup, Sneaky Meatloaf, Bacon Wrapped Mini Roasted Potatoes and Blueberry Fungy - all great recipes from Musicians, Memories & Morsels... www.musicianmorsels.com )

2. Sunday, June 23rd - 6pm-9pm - Jamieson's Irish House & Grill (Cole Harbour) - Acoustic performance & Cook Book Conversations (will be playing a couple new songs that night from my new CD project that is in the works!) http://www.jamiesons.ca

3. Recording (+ Bed Tracks) for CD #5 -  last two weeks of June 2013

 

May 2013 Performance Dates

1. Saturday, May 4th - Chapters Book Signings - HALIFAX Store: Noon - 1:30PM....DARTMOUTH Store: 2:00-4:00PM

2. Wednesday, May 8th -  South Shore  - Mental Health Speaking/Performance (School related) - 7:00PM-9:30PM

3. Thursday, May 16th Tema Conter Foundation Gala - Evening - Halifax (Location TBD) - Lana Grant to perform a special song she wrote for the event (Mike Cowie Band is the headlining band + Rhapsody Quintet)

4. Friday, May 24th - 7:00pm-10:00pm - Womens Wellness Expo (Cole Harbour Place) - Performing as a trio for the Wine and Chesse Party. http://womenswellbeingexpo.com

5. Writing and Recording CD #5 - (April-July)

April 2013 Performance Dates

1. Thursday, April 4th - QE2 Media Launch - performance (The Fountain's donation announcement of funds to support the new "Stay Connected" Mental Illness initiative)

2. (DUE TO LARGE SNOWFALL PREDICTED THIS WEEKEND, THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED TIL SEPT 14th) Saturday, April 13th - Petite Riviere Fire Hall 9:00pm - 1:00am - Cook Book Concert Tour Show Featuring Lana Grant with Special Guests: Asif Illyas and Andrew Hunter- Tickets $12 (Advance)/ $15 (at the Door).   Advance Tickets Available at: Petite Corner Store  693-2124 

http://www.petiterivierefire.com/id22.html

http://asifillyas.wordpress.com/about/

http://andrewhunter.ca/bio/

3. Monday, April 22nd - P'Lovers - instore candle-light performance and book signing - to support Earth Day -  7PM

4. Writing and Recording CD #5! (April-July)

March 2013 Performance Dates

1. Media Book Launch at Chives - March 8th - noon-1:30pm - Musician's Memories & Morsels Press & Artist Launch  - Chives Restaurant (proud to have them as an official cook book sponsor!) - by invitation only - for invitation inquiries, please contact: adrianaaffordcreative@gmail.com . Come and listen to the evolution of the cook book from Lana Grant, The Designer - Darren Hubley, Project Coordinator - Adriana Afford...the event will also feature music and of course some delicious food sample from Chives! http://www.chives.ca/

2. East Coast Music Awards - Cook Book Promo throughout March 7-10th

3. Adsum House - 6th Annual Blooming Tea (fundraiser) - Thursday, March 21 - 2:00pm - Tickets $30 ... http://www.adsumforwomen.org/adsum-event/2013-blooming-tea

4. Fables - Tatamagouche - Saturday, March 30th 7:00pmTickets $10 (Members Free) Acoustic performance and promotion of the Musician Cook Book Stories - lots of behind the scenes moments and details that made this such a special project. http://www.fablesclub.com/

CHAPTERS....we hope to have the cook books available in their stores by the end of this month...Date TBA!

February 2013 Performance Dates

1. Saturday, February 2nd - Exclusive Tour Tech Party - Performance time 9:00pm  (Burnside, Dartmouth, NS)

2. Tuesday, Febraury 2nd -  Blind Date with a Star - 5:30PM-10:00PM - Corporate Charitable Event in Support of the Learning Disabilities of NS - World Trade and Convention Centre (+ a bounty of local restaurants around HRM)

3. February 26 & 27 - Promo Video shoot for the Cook Book Concert Tour and general book promotion. It will be filmed by the super talented Analog Songs crew  (www.analogsongs.ca).

4. Wednesday, February 27th - Cook Book "Official" Launch Concert - The Carleton (HFX) - 8:00PM (2 sets) - $15/per ticket - tickets available at www.thecarleton.ca or by calling #902-422-6335. Plan to come early, have some dinner, mingle with the artists ahead of the show and purchase a copy of the cook book to flip through while enjoying the concert  (Cook Books and CD's available at the show, cash & credit cards accepted) - maybe even snag an autograph on the artist's recipe page!  Lana to share the stage with a variety of Cook Book contributing musicians for an amazing night of music (see confirmed list below). The Carleton will also be featuring some dinner specials from the Cook Book.

Dave Carroll -  www.davecarrollmusic.com

Rich Aucoinwww.richaucoin.ca 

RyLee Madison – www.ryleemadison.com

Kim Dunn www.kimdunn.ca

Kim Wempe - www.kimwempe.com

Asif Ilyaswww.asifilyas.com

Andrew Hunterwww.andrewhunter.com

 

 

 

5. Thursday, February 28 - Oxford Theatre (Oxford NS) - Evening Music Show - Tickets TBA....Fundraising concert in support of Paige Black's humanitarion journey to Rawanda as part of the Reflections on Rawanda program in May 2013. Paige was one of 15 youths selected to travel there to bare witness to the country's history (including the outrageous genocide that saw the murder of 800,000 people in merely 100 days!), to examine opportunities for that country's future, meet with numerous groups from high ranking officials to families & students from that region and finally to return to Canada as an ambassador to affect change within Rawanda.

As a side note....Paige is Lana's God-child and she's extremley proud to support Paige's efforts. Paige has the qualities we hope more youth would seek and engage in with a desire to make not only her community, her province and her country better, but also the world as a whole. Paige was also the recipient of the Youth Humanitarian Award in 2011 for her work/travels to Haiti and Kenya. If you would like to support Paige's efforts and are not able to attend the concert, a link will be posted shortly to make that possible.

6. The Cook Book will be going into Chapters at the end of February! Lana will be doing some book signings (TBD) in March!

January 2013 Performance Dates

1. Eastlink Magazine TV Special - Channel 10 - Airs various times throughout the week of Jan 6th

2.  Wednesday, January 9th  - Anthem at the Canada Games Centre (Hockey Game) - 5:30pm

3. MainStreet CBC Radio interview - Week of Jan. 7th - Time TBD (Have a chance for a listener to win a copy of the book!)

 

December Performance Dates (2012)

1. Saturday, December 1st - Dartmouth Tree lighting/Alderney Landing Concert - Immediately following the tree lighting, Lana will lead the crowd in a parade singing carols to Alderney Landing. Alderney is then featuring Lana in an outdoor concert at their Christmas Kindle Market. There will also be carousel rides, an indoor/outdoor market with all the perfect trimmings to make a wonderful family/friend night out! Come enjoy the warm apple cider or mulled wine, roasted nuts and food galore. Stock up on Christmas presents sold by local businesses and artisan's - you won't want to miss this - it's a great launch into the Christmas Spirit! But don't get caught under the mistletoe :)

2. Sunday, December 2nd - Christmas Daddies - time TBD - will be singing "Grown up Christmas List"

3. COOK BOOK "Musicians, Memories & Morsels ~ An East Coast Story Cook Book" officially becomes available for sale with pre-release copies on Dec. 1st!  Look for the official launch in Jan. 2013! (Check www.musicianmorsels.com for retail locations or online purchase options)

4. Saturday, December 8th - 9am start time - Cook Book Signing at Cole Harbour Place

5. The Week of Dec. 9th - Eastlink Magazine Special on Lana to air the week of Dec. 9th...we will update if a more specific time and date are identified. Channel 10

6. Saturday, December 15th - Cook Book Signing at Alderney Landing (Lana Grant + musical guest Rachel MacLean, Pete MacDonald and maybe more) - Upstairs in the beautiful solarium style theatre lobby. Approx. from 10am-11:30am. We will have Free munchies, prize giveaways, Music, Cook Book Holiday Gift Bag Special ($35 for an autographed Cook Book, packaged in a hoilday gift bag with tissue, decorative candy cane tied with ribbon). Hope to see you there! Merry Christmas :)

7.  Friday, December 21st - Cook Book Signing - Comfort & Joy (Park Lana Mall Location) - noon-2:00pm. Purchase the "Musicians, Memories & Morsels" Cook Book stocked inside the store and Lana will be there to sign it between the noted hours. PLUS, the store is filled with hundreds of wonderful gift ideas to clear up your last minute Christmas Shopping...I know I'll be buying up some wonderful local products there!

8. Saturday, December 22nd - Cook Book Signing - Garrison Brewery (Marginal Rd - HFX) - 10:00am - Noon....featuring the $35 holiday gift bag special!

9. Sunday, December 23 - Cook Book Signing - Atlantic News (Morris St) - 1:00pm-3:00pm...featuring the $35 holiday gift bag special!!

November Performance Dates (2012)

1. Saturday, November 3rd - Fables - evening show (Tatamagouche, NS) http://www.fablesclub.com/  (Cancelled due to Fables closing that weekend - being rescheduled to perform in 2013)

 2. November 8th-11th - Nova Scotia Music Week - Liverpool NS - Awards and Conference

3. Wednesday, November 14th - Progress Women of Excellence Awards - World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax, NS - 6:00pm-11:00pm, Lana will be accepting her award for Women of Excellence in the Arts and Culture Category. Tickets available at http://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1883&EID=13120

4. Saturday, November 24th - Private House Concert in Halifax - Performances that night will feature Lana, Carmel Mikol (www.carmelmikol.com) and Kim Wempe (www.kimwempe.com)

October Performance Dates (2012)

1.CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER (Reschedule being looked at for Dec. 2012) Sunday, October 14th - Halifax Waterfront - Summit Plaza "On the Boardwalk Concert Series"...2:00PM - by the visitor information centre...(put on by "Sea-Dee's...for their full concert series line up running Aug. 26- Oct. 14 check out their link http://www.sea-dees.com/www.sea-dees.com/Events.html )..John Chaisson will also be playing a set that day as well!
 

2. Friday, October 19th - Petite Riviere Vineyard - 8:00pm Lana Grant with very special guest "Ryan Cook" will be performing at the Winery. The Fall chill may be in the air by then, but between the great wine and music you may need to bring a fan because it will be a hot spot! Stories, songs, laughter, possibly tears...and maybe even a duet or two - plus Lana will be chatting about the upcoming "Musicians, Memories & Morsels ~ An East Coast Story Cook Book" that is due out the first week of December! Seating is limited. For reservations: (902) 693-3033 or info@PetiteRiviereVineyards.ca www.petiterivierevineyards.ca - See you there!! (For more info on Ryan - check out www.ryancook.ca)

 

3. Friday, October 19th - Halifax Regional Police Change of Command Ceremony (Welcoming in the new Chief of Police) - 10:30am - Pier 21, Private function

 

4. Sunday, October 21st - By the Bay Bed and Breakfast (Glen Margaret, NS) - Evening Concert (time TBD, but likely 7:00pm or 8:00pm) - With very special guest - RYAN COOK! This is a beautiful waterfront location that will set the tone for a wonderfully intimate night of songs and stories. Lana will be joined by Chris Iannetti and Pete MacDonald on Acoustic Guitars/Vocals. She will also be sharing some info about her upcoming cook book featuring approx 50 well known East Coast artists...you may even talk her into revealing a few story and recipe hints from the book! There will even be a chance to pre-order this limted addition book at this show, which is being launched the first week of December and will likely sell out long before Christmas. By the Bay have also submitted a wonderful recipe and story for this cook book - not to mention the yummy breakfast recipes they list on their own website!

For ticket info and directions contact the B&B's owner: Cathie Watson at: 902-821-2348 or Toll Free: #1-855-821-2348 or Cell#: 902-818-2996

Address: 10502 Peggy's Cove Rd, Glen Margaret, NS.  Website: www.bythebaybandb.ca

Ryan Cook - www.ryancook.ca

September Performance Dates (2012)

1. Saturday, September 8th - at Lanes Privateer Inn, Liverpool, N.S. - Evening Show (8:30PM - 11:00PM)  http://www.lanesprivateerinn.com

2. September 25 - Westin Hotel, Halifax, NS - Singing the Anthem at the Police Long Service Awards for NS - - Morning (Private Function)

3. Thursday, September 27th - At the Cole Harbour Heritage Museum - Time TBD (This is a charming place to enjoy an intimate concert setting!) http://coleharbourfarmmuseum.ca/index.shtml

4. Saturday, September 29th - Cole Harbour Place (Scotia 1) - 7:00PM - Singing the Anthem for the Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm Major Bantam Hockey Club

5. **RESCHEDULED until OCT. 14th DUE TO BAD WEATHER!* Sunday, September 30th - Halifax Waterfront - Summit Plaza "On the Boardwalk Concert Series"...2:00PM - by the visitor information centre...(put on by "Sea-Dee's...for their full concert series line up running Aug. 26- Oct. 7 check out their link http://www.sea-dees.com/www.sea-dees.com/Events.html )

August Performance Dates (2012)

1. Tuesday, August 7th - Noon til 1:00PM - Alderney Landing Lunch Series (this event is held outside weather permitting)...Bring your lunch and a lawn chair and enjoy a nice break from your day! They say Dartmouth has the best view :)  http://www.alderneylanding.com/events/other_events.html

 

May Performance Dates (2012)

1. Saturday, May 5 - Private Funeral Service Performance
 
 
2. Sunday, May 6th - 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)  - Lana  Hosting an Intimate "House" Concert in an Historical Dartmouth Mansion!
 
Location: Oakwood House - 88A Crichton Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
 
With intimate seating limited to 60 people in a gorgeous historical Dartmouth mansion overlooking Banook Lake, Lana Grant will be joined by two of her talented band members, (Chris Iannetti and Pete MacDonald...plus Harrison Burton throwing down some of his beat-boxing talents)  for an enlightening night of music. AS WELL...special guest Kim Dunn will be performing some of his original works. He's an amazing singer/songwriter and master piano man!
 
There will be a chance to mingle during the social intermission, which will include lots of munchies and a chance to find out more about Lana’s latest project, and how you can be involved!
 
Tickets are only $20 and available for purchase at : http://lanagrantmay6concert.eventbrite.ca
 
 If you are looking for more information on this event or to reserve seats for pick up at the door, please contact Artists Rep:
Adriana Afford at #902-233-0784 or email:  adrianaaffordcreative@gmail.com
 
(Event put on by: Granite Records)
 
3. CTV Morning Live - Monday, May 7th - 7-9am (Very Early :)
 
I'll be cooking up my Basil Cream Chicken recipe (accompanied by Basmati rice tossed with roasted pecans) and finishing it off with a glimpse of my fresh berry dessert topped with cointreau simple sugar syrup (sooo yummy!!). Plus I'll be singing a song
from my latest CD (Non-Fiction...song: "Cheated"). We'll be chatting about my new Cook Book project and revealing just some of the wonderful artists who are on board already!
 
 
 
4. In Europe From May 8th - 22nd (Various German locations, Paris, Rome and Barcalonia) - Private
 
 

April Performance Dates (2012)

 

1. Sunday, April 8th - 9pm: Route 104 - on Q104 Radio - Live Performance and Interview
 
6-8pm: Host: Tom Bedell
Tommy keeps your motor runnin' as Sunday afternoon turns into Sunday evening, revving up for the Sunday night programming in which The Mighty Q looks inside the music we love so much, with "Studio Q" at 8, "Route 104" at 9, and "Little Steven's Underground Garage" at 10pm. 
 
2.  Wednesday, April 11th - 3pm : Live CBC Interview with Carmen Klassen
http://www.cbc.ca/closetohome/  (Live phone in numer is #1-877-429-4588)
 
3. Thursday, April 26: Afternoon Pre-taping at CTV Morning Live (Airing date to be announced once confirmed)

January Performance Dates (2012)

1. Blind Date With a Star - Monday, January 23, 2012 (6pm) - World Trade and Convention Centre - Restaurant Location TBD

December Performance Dates (2011)

1. Saturday, December 3rd - Headlining at Alderney Landing (Dartmouth Waterfront)...Join me (and a local choir) after the tree lighting at Sullivan's Pond singing Christmas Carol's as we make our way on foot to the Alderney Landing waterfront - once there I'll be joined by my band for a 45-50min live show full of more great Christmas songs and some original works. Once there enjoy the huge and beautiful German Christmas Market Event with an outdoor carousel ride, tented and beautifully lit up vendors featuring Christmas wares and yummy food! 6:oopm (approx) start from Sullivan's pond - Alderney performance at (approx) 7:30pm

2. Sunday, December 4th - Christmas Daddies (Presented by CTV)  - televised performance...time TBA

November Performance Dates (2011)

1. Saturday, November 19th -  Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm Major Bantam Hockey Club (Cole Harbour Place) - 7:00pm (performing the National Anthem)

2. Wednesday, Nov 30th - I'm going to see Prince at the Halifax Metro Centre - a musical hero of mine - It's a event in my life, so I couldn't resist posting! :)

October Performance Dates (2011)

1.  Saturday, October 15th - Turbine Fashion Showcase...Casino Hotel - Schooner Room (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 7:00pm start time...(advance tickets only - event is almost sold out!) Event info at : http://www.turbine.ca/#!__turbine-fund (Performance also featuring a dance element by Studio In Essence: http://studioinessence.com)

2.  Sunday, October 16th - Live Web Radio Interview on Acoustic Roundtable - 8:00pm (Central Standard Time....10:00pm Atlantic Time)

(click here to get through to the station link) AR Session 32 Linkhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/acousticroundtable/2011/10/17/witrr-session-32

3.  Tuesday, October 18th - The Company House - NSCC Event (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 8:30pm (acoustic performance with Lana Grant and Chris Iannetti)

4.  Wednesday, October 19th - Atlantic Women in Law Enforcement Conference - Atlantica Hotel (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 9:00am (performing the National Anthem)

5. Saturday, October 29th -  Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm Major Bantam Hockey Club (Cole Harbour Place) - 7:00pm (performing the National Anthem)

September Performance Dates (2011)

1. Friday, September 9th - Children's Wish Fundraiser Event  - Big Leagues (Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia) - Approx 7:00pm

2. Saturday, September 17th - Head 2 Toe, It's a Girl Thing Event - at the Cunard Centre (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 1:15pm-1:45pm

3. Saturday, September 24th -  Pro Hockey Life Harbour Storm Major Bantam Hockey Club (Cole Harbour Place) - 7:00pm (Performing the National Anthem)

4. Wednesday, September 28th -  Halifax Regional Police Long Service Award Ceremony (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 11:00am (performing the National Anthem)

 

August Performance Dates (2011)

Vacation Month

July Performance Dates (2011)

1. Tuesday, July 5th - Alderney Landing Waterfront (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) - Noon-1:00pm

2. Saturday, July 23 - Bayers Lake...Best Buy Concert Tent (Halifax, Nova Scotia) - 11:00am-noon

Live Radio Interview at 105.9 Seaside FM - Sunday, May 29 - 12:30pm

Tune into 105.9, Seaside FM, to hear my live on air chat with Paul Kennedy. We'll be talking about my new CD and upcoming CD launch concert on Friday, June 3rd.

http://seasidefm.com/

Official CD Launch Concert - Friday, June 3rd

Cole Harbour Woodside United Church - 15 Bissett Rd (Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia - Canada)

Lana Grant with Special Guest DAVE CARROLL!!

7:00pm-9:00pm with CD signing (Meet & Greet) and light refreshments afterwards

A night of music magic and a concert you won't want to miss!! Only 230 tickets available! Lana will be performing songs from her latest CD, Non Fiction, as well as some of her previous hits along with a few of her favourite songs by other artist's!

**Dave Carroll confirmed as the special guest artist...They will perform their duet (Aftermath) from Lana's new CD, as well Dave will be sharing some of his solo work with us!

Lana will be accompanied by a full band, but in a more intimate setting in a soft seated venue. There will even be a professional film crew on hand recording a live concert video production of the show!

Ticket price: $15 ( They went on sale Thursday, May 12)

Available for Sale at :

 Vibe Energy - 971 Cole Harbour RD  (in Plaza Mall near the Salvation Army) ... http://vibeenergy.wordpress.com/about/  (Show your ticket stubb and a 1 week free trial at Vibe Energy)

Jamieson's - 5 Cumberland Drive (Cole Harbour - beside the Blockbuster) http://jamiesons.ca/Jamiesons/Welcome.html (Show your ticket stubb and get a half price entree with the purchase of a full price entree, beverage purchase required)

ALL YOGA - 250 Baker Drive, Suite 230 (Turn off by the Portland St Mcdonalds) http://www.allyoga.ca/bliss/

If you do want to secure a ticket and can't make it to these locations, please forward an email via the Keep in touch link at the bottom of the page. 

Look forward to seeing you there!

2011 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Final 8 Men’s Basketball Championship

 Performing the National Anthem at the opening of the Championship Game

Sunday, March 13th at 5:00pm

“So…What’s Your Story?” Contest launching on the site in March 2011

Submit your personal story or answer multiple choice questions for a chance to win bi-weekly prize giveaways. As well, there will be a grand prize for the winning STORY submission that will see your story come to life in a song written by Lana, which will be released on the website shortly after the contest ends...The grand prize winner will also receive a Kobo e-reader and a SWAG prize pack! So don't miss out on your chance to be a part of this opportunity!

CD #4 (non fiction) launching March 2011

The official CD launch of "non fiction" will be taking place mid-late March. The CD is currently available in hard copy form on the discography page.

Blind Date with a Star 2011 - Jan. 17, 2011

Many thanks to the great volunteers, staff, celebrities and event guests who continue to make this event such a sucess.

Check out my Karma blog (week of Jan. 21) for a little shout out to the folks I had the pleasure of dining with - along with the details of the yummy dinner we were blessed to  partake in!

Regional Tour Launch - Halifax (Location TBD)

Plans are in the works for Lana's CD Launch (Non-Fiction) and supporting promotional campaign/performances. (Winter/Spring 2011)

Launch planned for Winter 2011 in Halifax (location TBD)

- Additional tour dates to be posted soon.

*Look for a really exciting contest in relation to this launch coming soon - lots of prizes to be won along with a chance to get your story heard!*

Blind Date With A Star

Monday, Jan.18, 2010

(In support of the Learning Disabilities Assoc. of NS) – Private function at the World Trade Centre - Halifax

*What a terrific event - had a fantastic time! Check out my event follow up blog in the Storyteller section.

Recording main body of project/mixing at Iannetti Recording - Halifax (completed)

Recording completed in Dec. 2010.

Mastering to took place in Toronto in Dec. 2010

Official CD launch in winter 2011.

CD now done and printed! Expect to hear more news shortly regarding upcoming performances and CD launch party, along with a prize packed contest on my site coming in Feb, plus even more great things for 2011!

Recording Bed Tracks for Non-Fiction at Ferguson Music Productions – Dartmouth

December 2009

Pre-production of fourth CD, Non-Fiction, at Iannetti Recording -Halifax

Sept. - Nov., 2009