Kate McGarrigle Honoured with Toronto and Montreal Tribute Shows

The Wainwright & McGarrigle families will celebrate her life and legacy in February

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Nov 19, 2019

Next year will mark a decade since the passing of Kate McGarrigle, and in a continued celebration of the singer-songwriter's life and work, the Wainwright and McGarrigle families have announced a pair of tribute shows.

In February, the families will present "Complainte pour Catherine" in both Montreal and Toronto. The performance will feature Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Anna McGarrigle, Jane McGarrigle, Sylvan and Lily Lanken plus Vinnie Dow, and Kathleen Weldon.

Montreal musicians Chaim Tannenbaum and Joel Zifkin will also join the family in "reflecting the multiple roles in Kate's life: daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and musicianne extraordinaire."

Tickets for the shows go on sale Friday (November 22) at 10 a.m. local time.

Tour dates:

02/05 Montreal, QC - Theatre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts
02/08 Toronto, ON - Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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