Live Music In Ontario’s Cottage Country: Winter 2018-2019

Keep warm this winter by tapping your toes at one of many fantastic concerts. From merry seasonal performances to rocking the night away in eclectic venues, plenty of fine musicians will grace stages across Ontario’s cottage country this winter for your listening pleasure.

Algonquin Theatre Huntsville

Take It Easy: the Story of the Eagles December 1
Muskoka Rock Choir – Fly Like an Eagle December 8
Lunch At Allen’s December 9
Hawksley Workman December 15
The Celtic Tenors December 18
The Tartan Terrors January 26
Good Lovelies February 9
Matt Mays February 14
Mamma Mia! March 22-24 & 28-31

Boston Pizza Gravenhurst

Däv Dickenson December 21
Tobin Spring December 28
Rob Watts January 4
Steve McPhail January 11
Brett Caswell January 18 
Joe Garrisi January 25 
Däv Dickenson February 1
Tobin Spring February 8
Rob Watts February 15
Steve McPhail February 22

Brett Caswell March 1
Joe Garrisi March 8
Däv Dickenson March 15 
Tobin Spring March 22
Rob Watts March 29

Brunswick Sports Grill & Pub Parry Sound

Check their Facebook Page for Weekend Live Music announcements

Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts Parry Sound

Orillia Silver Band: Sleigh Bells & Brass December 2
The Celtic Tenors December 11
Whisptering River Orchestra & Riversongs Choir Present Handle’s Messiah December 22
Doc Walker: Acoustic Songs & Stories From the Heartland February 3
The Outside Track February 22
Musicians of Eastview Secondary School February 28
Brass Transit March 2
Classic Albums Live: Queen’s A Night at the Opera March 9

Deerhurst Resort Huntsville

Nik and the Nice Guys December 1
The Jim Cuddy Band December 15
Splash’N Boots January 3
Blues Weekend March 22 & 23

Gravenhurst Opera House Gravenhurst

Joanne Gostick in Concert December 8
A Next Generation Leahy Christmas December 19
Carolling & “A Christmas Carol” December 21
Song and Stories: January Edition January 22nd
Old Man Flanagan’s Ghost January 26
Carl Dixon: Whole ‘Nother Thing February 9
Songs and Stories: February Edition February 19
Donovan Woods and the Opposition February 27
Kansas Stone March 16
Songs and Stories: March Edition March 19
Opry Gold March 30

Photo Credit: Donovan Woods

Kelly’s Kitchen Pub Bracebridge

Huttch January 5
Mitch Ducharme Bluegrass Band January 12
Road Waves January 19
Carter Pharoh and the Ilusive Touch January 26

The Griffin Gastropub Bracebridge

Steeling Time December 7
The Carter Pharoah Experience December 8
Cody Thompson December 14
Matt Allen December 15
Mighty Lopez December 21
The Carter Pharoah Experience December 22
Spencer Nicholson December 28
Cody Thompson December 29
Spencer Nicholson January 4
Carter Pharoah January 5
Cody Thompson January 11
Mike Lopez Phillips January 12
Sean Cotton January 17
Matt Allen January 18
Spencer Nicholson January 19
Sean Cotton January 24
Steeling Time January 25
Mike Lopez Phillips January 26
Steeling Time February 8
Spencer Nicholson February 9
Cody Thompson February 15
Carter Pharoah February 16
Seamus Saunders February 17
Cody Thompson February 22
Mike Lopez Phillips February 23
Steeling Time March 1
Matt Allen March 2
Spencer Nicholson March 8
Carter Pharoah March 9
Cody Thompson March 15
Mike Lopez Phillips March 16
Spencer Nicholson March 22
Carter Pharoah March 23
Cody Thompson March 29
Matt Allen March 30

Photo Credit: Spencer Nicholson

Lake of Bays Brewing Co. Huntsville 

Mike Phillips January 5
Charlie McKittrick January 12
Jeff “Stampy” Stamp January 19
Papa John January 26

Muskoka Brewery Bracebridge

Tobin Spring & Papa John December 8

Muskoka Chautauqua Port Carling

Christmas Caroling and Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” December 22

Muskoka Place Gallery Port Carling

Alfie Smith January 26 

The Mad Musher Whitney

Adam Ruzzo with Kerry Fitzgerald December 15

The Oar Gravenhurst

Kenny Munshaw December 4
Jamie Drake December 5
Mitch Buebe December 11
Grady Kelneck December 12
Sean Cotton December 18
Angie Nussey December 19
Grady Kelneck January 8
Morgan Rider January 9
Matt Allen January 15
Mitch Beube January 16
Mike Phillips January 22
Megan Anne Baillie January 23
Angie Nussey January 29
Grady Kelneck January 30
Papa John Witterick February 5
Paul Noonan February 6
David Stone February 12
Mike Phillips February 13
Morgan Rider February 14
Kenny Munshaw February 19
Mitch Beube February 20
Morgan Rider February 26
Papa John Witterick February 27
Matt Allen March 5
David Stone March 6
Kenny Munshaw March 12
Grady Kelneck March 13
Sean Cotton March 19
Megan Anne Baillie March 20
Angie Nussey March 26
Mike Phillips March 27

Photo Credit: Grady Kelneck

Peter’s Players Gravenhurst

Tommy Youngsteen (Springsteen & Motown Christmas classics) December 15
New Years Eve with: KC Roberts & The Live Revolution December 31
Conor Gains (solo) January 5
Marriner, Caddell & O’Brien January 12
Morgan James February 9
Jack De Keyzer March 8
Mad Dogs & Englishmen Copy March 30

Rene M Caisse Memorial Theatre Bracebridge

Muskoka Rock Choir Fly Like an Eagle December 7
The Muskoka Men of Song December 8
The Muskoka Men of Song December 9
Mamma Mia February 22-24 & 28
Mamma Mia March 1-2 

Rumorz Entertainment Parry Sound 

OBIE TRICE December 13

Photo Credit: Rumorz Entertainment

Sawdust City Brewing Co Gravenhurst

Zachary Lucky December 1
Eamon McGrath w/ Will Whitham December 8
Mighty Lopez Band December 22
Dockside December 29
Nicole Duquette January 5
Sydney Riley January 12
Wendy Whelan January 19
Amber McLean January 26
Sydney Riley February 2
Pat Maloney February 9
Dan Walsh February 16
40 Grit February 23
Low Country Hill March 2
I, The Mountain March 9
Sean Cotton March 16
Anthony Abbruscato March 23
Van Newell March 30

For more on music events and concerts in the region, visit MuskokaParry SoundLoring-RestouleAlgonquin Park, and Almaguin Highlands. Did we miss something? Email jack@explorersedge.ca with details!

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