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Brighton Concerts in the Park

Memorial Park, Brighton Main Street, Brighton, Ontario

Concerts in the Park are back this summer in Downtown Brighton! Join us at Memorial Park, Downtown Brighton. Check out our exciting line-up of local talent preforming weekly in the Park.

Free

James Anthony at Old Church Theatre

Old Church Theatre 940 Bonisteel Rd., Trenton, Ontario

James Anthony grew up in a suburb of Toronto, Etobicoke. A natural musician at age 10, he played Ontario Place at 15 and turned pro at 17. He went on the road with Cougar TCB, one of the first Reggae bands in Canada. He later performed with various Toronto bands, put out his own album, and played country sessions, TV and radio shows. He now resides in Burlington, Ontario and owns and operates Sound Investments Recording Studio.

$25.00

Mary Walsh at Westben

Westben Centre 6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford, Ontario

Canadian cultural icon, comedienne, and social activist, Mary Walsh is known for an array of comic gems including popular characters from Dancing With Rage, CODCO and This Hour Has 22 Minutes, along with up-to-the-minute local political satire. Mary is the recipient of 25 Gemini awards, the Order of Canada award, and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Artistic Achievement.

$73.45

Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre at The Empire

The Empire Theatre 321 Front St., Belleville, Ontario

Aqualung, probably the most famous and celebrated of all of Jethro Tull’s albums, is now celebrating 50 years since its release in 1971. At the centre of Tull’s unique sound is guitarist Martin Barre, who is renowned for his formidable mastery of historic riffs, power chords and soaring melodic solos. Martin is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic and legendary album Aqualung with a worldwide tour.

$96.06

Sultans of String at Old Church Theatre

Old Church Theatre 940 Bonisteel Rd., Trenton, Ontario

3x Juno nominees and SiriusXM winners Sultans of String create “energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn (Maverick Magazine UK). Thrilling their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity.

$30.00

Joel Plaskett at Westben

Westben Centre 6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford, Ontario

2018 East Coast Music Award winner as Songwriter of the Year, Joel Plaskett has stacks of other awards and nominations from the Junos, Canadian Folk Awards, the Polaris Award, CBC and the East Coast Music Awards. From Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Joel has sold out clubs and concert halls from one side of the country to the other.

$62.15

Late Night Intimacies at the Westben Barn

Westben Centre 6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford, Ontario

Complete with a chorus of crickets, Westben’s Artistic Director shares his own newly-created Intimacies for Solo Piano along with favourites of Chopin in a late-night soirée of romantic piano music at the Westben Barn.

$56.50

Queer Songbook Orchestra at the Westben Barn

Westben Centre 6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford, Ontario

The Queer Songbook Orchestra (QSO) is a Toronto-based 13-piece chamber pop ensemble utilizing story and song to express, honour, and elevate the 2SLGBTQ+ experience. The carefully curated afternoon takes the audience on a journey through the struggle, vulnerability, and joy of queer and trans life.

$62.15

Songs in the Key of Cree

The Regent Theatre 224 Main Street, Picton, Ontario

One of Canada’s most gifted Indigenous creative geniuses is touring southern Ontario this summer in celebration of his 70th birthday. Tomson Highway, the legendary playwright (The Rez Sisters), author (his memoir Permanent Astonishment is a current bestseller), composer/songwriter, and performer, is bringing his popular cabaret to The County.

$45.00
Recurring

ABBA Mia! at Westben’s Willow Hill Ampitheatre

Westben Centre 6698 County Road 30 North, Campbellford, Ontario

Join Westben and a barnful of fabulous singers and musicians for the rollicking return of the musical review of all your favourite ABBA hits from Mamma Mia to Here We Go Again! Please note: This performance is in concert style and features the music of ABBA including numbers from the Broadway musical and movies. 

$62.15