Members of The Nylons reunite for free Burlington performance


Published July 18, 2023 at 11:11 am

Billy Newton-Davis and Michah Barnes, former members of The Nylons, will perform together in Burlington next month.

As part of the weekend lineup of the Jazz on the Plaza concert series, the show will feature Newton-Davis performing Sammy & Me about his real-life experience working with Sammy Davis Jr., while Barnes will present highlights of his show, Micah at The Sands Hotel.

The Newton-Davis and Barnes show will just be one of the performances that takes place during the two-day showcase in the outdoor plaza of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, at the corner of Elgin St. and Locust St. on Aug. 12 and 13.

All performances are free of charge.

Jazz on the Plaza has proven to be a popular downtown event attracting strong crowds for the past eight years and this year organizers expect a large turnout.

Newton-Davis and Barnes are set to perform on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 4 p.m.

Other artists that will be featured during the weekend are:

  • Elise Legrow (Saturday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m.)
  • Heather Bambrick (Saturday, Aug. 12 at 4 p.m.)
  • Ori Dagan (Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m.)



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