Susan Doolan, Special to Postmedia Network


The Barrie County Chordsmen are inviting local men to participate in vocal workshops leading up to their spring concert. SUBMITTED

Barrie County Chordsmen celebrating four decades in county

The Barrie County Chordsmen marks 40 years with a style of singing that is enjoying a resurgence thanks to movies like Pitch Perfect and the Grammy Award-winning pop group Pentatonix, who catapulted to fame after winning the 2011 American television singing competition The Sing-Off.

Lennie Gallant performs in Barrie next weekend when he brings his music to the MacLaren Art Centre in downtown Barrie on March 19. SUBMITTED

Acclaimed musician brings show to Barrie

It’s been quite a few years since Lennie Gallant has performed in Barrie: two albums, one book, one sold-out hit show on his first foray into musical theatre and a Canadian Folk Music Award, solo artist of the year, for his recording Live Acoustic at The Carleton.