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Peterborough Musicfest is excited to welcome Metric to Del Crary Park on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. This is one of many acts that will be featured during Musicfest’s 37th year at the park overlooking Little Lake in downtown Peterborough. In 1998, songwriting and production duo Emily Haines & Jimmy Shaw formed Metric and left Toronto […]

I Mother Earth

When brothers Christian and Jagori Tanna met Edwin back in 1990, the latter thought it would be a good idea to put a band together, and now, 30 odd years later (including an 8-year hiatus), I Mother Earth continues to rock stages as a stalwart on the Canadian rock scene. On July 13th, they will […]


Rising from the ashes of psychedelia in 1969, Bill Henderson spearheaded the creation of one of Canada’s greatest rock bands. Formerly a member of The Collectors, Henderson filled the void left by the departure of lead vocalist Howie Vickers and transitioned the band into Chilliwack. The name Chilliwack was inspired by the Salish term for “valley of many streams” and the city located east of their hometown, Vancouver.

Tim Baker + Great Lake Swimmers

Led by singer/songwriter Tony Dekker, the critically acclaimed indie-folk band Great Lake Swimmers is teaming up with Tim Baker of Hey Rosetta! to hit the stage at Del Crary Park on July 6th. The Toronto-based Great Lake Swimmers feature a blend of acoustic instruments, rural soundscapes, and wistful vocals, creating a pastoral warmth. Known for […]

Aysanabee with special guest Cale Crowe

Aysanabee (Ace-in-abbey), a two-time JUNO award-winning alternative indie artist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer-songwriter will be gracing the Musicfest Stage July 3rd, treating Peterborough to a swirling mix of indie, soul, electronic sounds, and the pulse-quickening fingerpicking that earned him the first JUNO award by any indigenous artist. He is Oji-Cree, Sucker Clan of Sandy Lake […]

Road Apples, A Tribute to The Tragically Hip

Hailing from the very birthplace of the revered Canadian rock group they pay tribute to, Road Apples are Canada’s original and premier tribute to the iconic band, The Tragically Hip. Fittingly, the songs of one of Canada’s greatest musical acts will echo throughout Peterborough’s Del Crary Park on Canada Day, July 1st, 2024, a mere […]

Tenille Townes with special guest Griffen Palmer

Five-time CCMA Female Artist of the Year, Tenille Townes, will open the 37th annual Peterborough Musicfest at Del Crary Park on June 29, 2024. Hailing from Grande Prairie, Alberta, Townes discovered her love for songwriting at 14, inspired by artists like Patty Griffin and Lori McKenna. Her career includes tours with legends such as Stevie […]

Tim & The Glory Boys with Special Guest Robyn Ottolini

Peterborough Musicfest closes out its 36th summer season Saturday, August 19 with a double dose of country music, welcoming explosive Canadian country/bluegrass band Tim & The Glory Boys to Del Crary Park, with Uxbridge native Robyn Ottolini opening. Self-described as “a Canadian gang of backwoods hillbillies with world-class facial hair and infectious on-stage energy,” two-time […]

Glass Tiger / Monowhales (Opening Artist)

Peterborough Musicfest is thrilled to announce that alt rock sensation Monowhales will open for iconic Canadian rock band Glass Tiger on Wednesday, August 9 at Del Crary Park. Formed in 2017, Monowhales has earned its place as one of the most exciting bands in Canada, with multiple top 10 singles, millions of streams and countless […]

Big Wreck

The 36th summer season of Peterborough Musicfest continues on Wednesday, August 16 at Del Crary Park with longtime widely acclaimed rock band Big Wreck headlining. Originally formed in Boston in 1982, the band took the name Big Wreck in 1994, releasing its debut album In Loving Memory Of… three years later. Six albums have followed […]