When Gil Levine died at 85 in 2009, three words in his obituary, “… plan a hootenanny”, were the beginning of Gil’s Hootenanny, an Ottawa tradition now into its 14th year and getting stronger. Held each year on May Day, this annual celebration of the collective power of song to change the...Continue reading...
Monday May 1 at 7:00 pm
First Unitarian Congregation
30 Cleary Ave, Ottawa
Tickets: $20 CASH ONLY at the door
Tips for Hootenanny participants
1) Feel free to bring your water bottle, as there will be a water station at the Hootenanny.
2) Bring cash if you want to pay at the door, purchase a CD, or buy a beverage or a snack.
3) The regular entry to the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa at Cleary Avenue is blocked because of LRT construction. Look for the Gil’s Hootenanny sandwich board sign and turn at the new set of lights on Richmond Road a little to the west of the old intersection (very near the big, pink Kristy’s restaurant sign). This detour brings you directly to the Congregation parking lots! Google Maps does not show the new detour, but you can see the pedestrian path that was used to create the new entrance.
See you soon.
What is Gil’s Hootenanny?
Gil’s Hootenanny is an annual sing-along celebration of the legacy of Gil Levine, who believed in the collective power of song to bring people together to sing out for change.