Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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,…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Virginia to Vegas

July 20 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
Virginia to Vegas Photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Juno Award nominated pop recording artist Virginia to Vegas on Saturday, July 20, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. American born but raised in Guelph, Virginia to Vegas, a.k.a. Derik Baker, enjoyed continued success in 2018, earning a Juno Award nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, a nod anchored by his platinum selling hit Selfish. In addition, the past year…

Find out more »

The Sheepdogs

July 24 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present three-time Juno Award-winning rock band The Sheepdogs on Wednesday, July 24, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in 2006 in Saskatoon by Ewan Currie, Ryan Gullen, Sam Corbett and Leot Hanson, The Sheepdogs self-released their first three albums with the third disc, 2010’s Learn & Burn, eventually certified platinum in Canada, and upon its re-release in 2011, bringing the band…

Find out more »

Tyler Shaw

July 27 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Juno Award-nominated pop recording artist Tyler Shaw, with Peterborough’s own Jayde opening, on Saturday, July 27, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Raised in Port Coquitlam, BC and of Chinese-Canadian heritage, Shaw exploded onto the Canadian music scene in 2012 with his debut single Kiss Goodnight, sales of which saw it certified platinum by Music Canada. Buoyed by a 2014 Juno…

Find out more »

Jayde (Opener)

July 27 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Juno Award-nominated pop recording artist Tyler Shaw, with Peterborough’s own Jayde opening, on Saturday, July 27, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Raised in Port Coquitlam, BC and of Chinese-Canadian heritage, Shaw exploded onto the Canadian music scene in 2012 with his debut single Kiss Goodnight, sales of which saw it certified platinum by Music Canada. Buoyed by a 2014 Juno…

Find out more »

54.40

July 31 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

54.40 is one of the most important popular music groups to emerge from the Canadian cultural landscape. Celebrating nearly 40 years in the business – an extraordinary achievement in itself - the band has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs, including "Baby Ran," "I Go Blind," and "Ocean Pearl." Lead by chief songwriter Neil Osborne, 54.40 have carved out a legacy of gold and platinum albums and a outstanding reputation for their live performances that carries through to this day. The…

Find out more »

August 2019

We Ain’t Petty (Tom Petty Tribute)

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

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present highly-acclaimed Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers tribute band We Ain’t Petty featuring lead vocalist Barry Davis on Saturday, August 3, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in 2016 as a tribute to the American singer-songwriter with album sales topping 80 million, We Ain’t Petty is fronted by Davis, best known as a television sportscaster who currently hosts his Outta The…

Find out more »

Chad Brownlee

August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present multi-awarded Canadian country music recording artist Chad Brownlee on Wednesday, August 7, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. The Kelowna, BC native’s raw talent, mixed with heartbreak, inspires a pop, country and rock sound that has earned him a number of hit singles, a huge and growing fan base, and numerous industry accolades. Brownlee hasn’t looked back since the release of…

Find out more »

Thunderstruck (AC/DC Tribute)

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

Formed in 2001 “from the ashes of other AC/DC tribute bands,” Thunderstruck captures the over-the-top energy that is the trademark of the Young brothers-founded Australian band with more than 200 million record sales and still touring. What started out as a weekend gig close to band members’ home is still going strong close to 20 years later – a period which has seen Thunderstruck tour across Canada and the United States as well as on entertain on cruise ships. Fans…

Find out more »

Dwayne Gretzky

August 14 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada

Dwayne Gretzky brings to life the greatest songs of all time. A celebration of classic pop and rock hits, this talented group of Toronto musicians ignites audiences with their charm, fidelity and theatrical flair. Delivering note-for-note renditions of everything from Fleetwood Mac to Fatboy Slim, Dwayne Gretzky’s curated nostalgia trips capture the unique joy of turning a radio dial and being surprised by the familiar.

Find out more »

The Rural Alberta Advantage

August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
The RAA band photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present twice Juno Award nominated indie rock trio The Rural Alberta Advantage on Saturday, August 17, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in 2005, The Rural Alberta Advantage has explored themes ranging from hometowns lost and found to tragic Alberta disasters, presenting a frank and forthright style of songwriting that has continued to leave its mark and grab fans around the…

Find out more »

The Elwins (Opener)

August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Del Crary Park 2 George Street N
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8K8 Canada
The Elwins band photo

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Juno Award nominated indie rock band The Elwins on Saturday, August 17, at 8 p.m. – one of 16 performances presented this summer as part of the concert series’ 33rd season. Formed in 2006 in the Newmarket area, The Elwins – Matt Sweeney (guitar/vocals), Travis Stokl (drums), Francesco Figliomeni (bass/vocals) and Feurd (keyboards/guitar) – have recorded three studio albums – And I Thank You(2012), Play For Keeps (2015) and Beauty Community(2017). The single So…

Find out more »
+ Export Events