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Our First Ever Drive-in Concert: Looks Different, Sure Sounds the Same

We’re happy, and relieved, to say we’re back at it with our first in-person concert since August 2019. That’s 24 months (102 weeks, but who’s counting) of waiting, planning, and hoping to get back in front of actual human beings with an artist of our choosing. That’s a very long time. Luckily, we were able

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New Deadline: Marketing Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs Contract Position

EXTERNAL JOB POSTING MARKETING ASSISTANT Part-time contract (30 hours per week for 9 weeks) Reports to the Marketing and Communications Specialist Peterborough Musicfest (PMF) is an independent non-profit, charitable organization that typically offers 17 free-admission concerts every Wednesday and Saturday evening during its summer season. Our stage has seen the likes of Dallas Green from

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New Deadline: Host/Event Coordinator – Canada Summer Jobs Contract Position

EXTERNAL JOB POSTING Host / Event Coordinator Part-time contract 30 hours per week for 9 weeks Reporting to the General Manager Peterborough Musicfest (PMF) is an independent non-profit, charitable organization that typically offers 17 free-admission concerts every Wednesday and Saturday evening during its summer season. Our stage has seen the likes of Dallas Green from

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TD Presents “Live at Home with The Reklaws and Special Guest James Barker (solo)

Peterborough Musicfest is back! After a challenging year that saw all live in-person performances cancelled, the festival returns with its first ever livestreamed concert featuring The Reklaws and special guest James Barker. “Our good friends Jenna and Stu from The Reklaws will be in town to film this special livestreamed concert at the Showplace Performance

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New Year, New Possibilities

Like every other live event organization, Peterborough Musicfest lost its summer 2020 season to the COVID-19 health emergency. This has been extremely hard on our organization. Seventy-five percent of our sponsorship funding evaporated which led to the temporary layoff of a treasured colleague and a rip tide of lost revenue for dozens of Peterborough businesses

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This Giving Tuesday, A Heartfelt Thank You to our Supporters

Giving Tuesday follows the Black Friday holiday buying spree; it was started as a way to get us all thinking about supporting the good work of charities who often see an increased need for their services during the holidays. Though it started in the US, Giving Tuesday has blossomed into a global movement that now

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Peterborough Area Arts Organizations Need Help

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to partner with the Peterborough Performing Arts Recovery Alliance, which is a member-led coalition representing 13 arts organizations and live performance venues in Peterborough and the surrounding region. Our members include charitable organizations and private enterprises[1]  who have joined forces to speak with one voice because we are deeply concerned about

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Volunteer Board of Directors: Treasurer

Board of Directors – Treasurer (approx. 15 hours per month) Reporting to the Board Chair Peterborough Musicfest (PMF) is a non-profit, charitable organization that has offered free-admission concerts on Wednesday and Saturday evenings every summer since 1987. Our stage has seen the likes of Dallas Green from City and Colour, Terri Clarke, k-os, Walk Off

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