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June 2019

City and Colour

June 29 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
City and Colour photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Canadian chart-topping acoustic alt rock sensation City and Colour on Saturday, June 29, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. The moniker of hugely successful singer-songwriter Dallas Green, City and Colour is one of the biggest groundswell stories to emerge from Canada – a fact exemplified by three Juno Awards culled from 10 nominations. With four albums – Sometimes (2005), Bring Me…

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July 2019

Forever Young (Rod Stewart Tribute)

July 1 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Doug Varty photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present highly-acclaimed Rod Stewart tribute artist Doug Varty on Monday, July 1, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Having shared stages with the likes of Tina Turner, Rush, Bob Seger and Roy Orbison, Varty found his niche paying musical tribute to the British rock-pop singer with well more than 100 million albums sold. “When my band and I used to play Rod…

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K-OS

July 3 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present explosive funk-soul super group Five Alarm Funk with multiple Juno-awarded rapper/singer/songwriter k-os on Wednesday, July 3, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in Vancouver by drummer Tayo Branston and guitarist Gabe Boothroyd, Five Alarm Funk brought together musicians with a shared love of groove-driven performers such as James Brown, Tower of Power and Frank Zappa. Since that humble beginning more…

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Five Alarm Funk

July 3 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present explosive funk-soul super group Five Alarm Funk with multiple Juno-awarded rapper/singer/songwriter k-os on Wednesday, July 3, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in Vancouver by drummer Tayo Branston and guitarist Gabe Boothroyd, Five Alarm Funk brought together musicians with a shared love of groove-driven performers such as James Brown, Tower of Power and Frank Zappa. Since that humble beginning more…

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Sultans of String

July 6 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Sultans of String photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present three-time Juno Award nominated world music band Sultans of String on Saturday, July 6 at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Described as “an energetic and exciting band with talent to burn” by Maverick Magazine in the UK, Sultans of String’s acoustic strings meet electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, offering up a genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco,…

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Emily Reid (Opener)

July 10 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Emily Reid is not unlike a Canadian tuxedo – a pop-country recording artist sounds strange at first but once you try it on, it’s pure magic. After graduating from college in 2012, the Victoria, BC native split her time between Nashville and Toronto. After she landed the series final duet of Austin and Ally, BMG signed her in 2015. Now with Universal Music Canada, Reid recorded an EP with Cameron Jaymes, releasing her debut single Good Time Being A Woman…

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The Reklaws

July 10 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Country duo, The Reklaws (Walker backwards), have taken the country music world by storm since launching their first major label single “Hometown Kids” in 2017 and they have no plans on stopping. Raised on their family farm in rural Ontario, Jenna and Stuart Walker, signed their first major record deal with Universal Music Canada in 2017. Since then, they have opened for some of the world’s biggest country music superstars including Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne and…

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Crash Test Dummies

July 13 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Crash Test Dummies

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Juno Award-winning alt rock-folk rock quartet Crash Test Dummies on Saturday, July 13, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in Winnipeg in 1988, Crash Test Dummies roared onto the Canadian music landscape with the 1991 release of its debut album The Ghosts That Haunt Me, which was nominated for a 1992 Juno Award on the strength of the hit single…

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Said The Whale

July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Photo of the band

Long before Vancouver’s Said The Whale became a radio chart-topping band, it was an exploratory songwriting experiment led by high school friends Tyler Bancroft and Ben Worcester. Now more than a decade since its 2007 formation and debut album Taking Albania,Said The Whale has taken that project back to its roots while simultaneously venturing forward into uncharted art-pop territory. Said The Whale – guitarists Bancroft and Worcester with keyboardist Jaycelyn Brown – arrive in Peterborough on the heels of the…

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Paper Shakers (Opener)

July 17 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Paper Shakers Band Shot

Formed in 2017, Paper Shakers – Jack Sole, Michael Hall, Whitney Hall, Luke Benjamin and David St. Pierre – consistently deliver a dynamic performance featuring energetic alt rock anthems that hook audiences with a heart-thumping beat, such as that featured on the singled Mona Lisaand Don’t Stop. Writing songs layered with meaningful lyrical concepts situated in real-life experiences, Paper Shakers has carved its niche on the Canadian music scene, the result being a thought provoking dance party that typically leaves…

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