Monday Jun 03 2024


7:00 pm - 9:30 pm



TWILIGHT JAZZ & BLUES SERIES: – Serafin LaRiviere Trio

📅DATE: Monday, June 3rd, 2024
🕑TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
🏟️VENUE: The Hare Wine Co.
🗺️ADDRESS: 769 Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake
💵PRICE: $39 + HST + Fees
💵DISCOUNT:  $19 + HST + Fees - MAWS Discount 
(Musicians/Arts Workers/Students) 
🍕 FOOD: Charcuterie Boxes + Artisanal Pizzas are 
available for purchase at The Hare Wine Co.
🚗 PARKING: Free on site


In a mesmerizing evening set against the picturesque backdrop of the Niagara region, singer Serafin LaRiviere and pianist Ewan Farncombe, and multi-instrumentalist (sax, percussion, vocals)  will grace the stage for an intimate concert, marking their debut performance in the area. They will be unveiling material from their upcoming albums and will captivate the audience with soulful melodies and masterful piano accompaniment. It will be an unforgettable experience.

Presented by the TD Niagara Jazz Festival in partnership with


Serafin LaRiviere 

With a 5-octave vocal range that runs the gamut from tender to tempest, Serafin LaRiviere has cultivated a cross-genre audience that embraces Jazz, Torch, and even Classical music. 

Serafin’s first album, 2 Am At The Torch Café, peaked at Number 7 on Canadian college radio Jazz charts, with over 3000 downloads through Internet music sites like iTunes. A BravoFact documentary was filmed to coincide with the release of Torch Café and aired frequently on Bravo during two years.

His second album, Nothing Goes Quietly, premiered at Number 9 on the same charts, reaching Number 1 within a week on CHUO radio in Ottawa. A third album, Love’s Worst Crime, featured Serafin’s largest contribution of original material yet. Serafin’s cover of the Barry Mann classic “I’m Gonna Be Strong” (from his second album, Nothing Goes Quietly) was added to a Readers Digest International compilation CD alongside Glenn Campbell, Bonnie Tyler, and Captain and Tenille. 

Serafin’s new album, Unravel, will be released on February 5th, 2021 on the Arté Boreal record label. The first single, a haunting cover of A-ha’s 1980s hit ‘Take On Me’ was released in December 2020.

Ewan Farncombe (Piano)

Ewen Farncombe is a Juno-nominated pianist and composer based out of Toronto and has been a professional on the scene there for nearly a decade. Having played on various recordings and with numerous bands, he has earned his reputation as a highly skilled musician. While he was attending Humber College for a degree in music performance, he received several prestigious awards, including the Hnatyshyn Foundation Oscar Peterson Award. While jazz is Ewen’s passion, he is a versatile player and is known to play many genres of music.

Christopher Plock (Sax, Wind, Percussion)

Two-time JUNO Award recipient Christopher Plock is a Canadian jazz vocalist and saxophonist.  His latest CD “Blue Skies For Loveday” is being played in high rotation on JazzFM and across Canada.   Christopher Plock is a dynamic entertainer who can croon with the best and kick it up like no other, his experience with many artists over the years, and specifically Jeff Healey and the Jazz Wizards solidified Christopher’s ability as an entertainer, singer, and musician. Christopher Plock always brings great energy to all his performances and is backed up by a band of seasoned professionals.

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Food Options:

The Hare Wine Co. is offering delicious menu items to accompany your wine and jazz experience. A small cheese and charcuterie board, focaccia, as well as your choice of 12-inch artisanal pizzas. Order directly from your table server the night of the show!

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