Live Music in Ontario’s Cottage Country: Spring 2018

Give a warm round of applause for spring returning to Ontario’s cottage country and for the great line-up of musical artists appearing across the region this season. Whether you’re looking for big sound in a waterfront performance hall, smooth jazz at an eclectic outdoor venue, or some local flavour from a few of our own in an intimate pub, this spring you’ll find an array of exceptional artists performing live. Here is just a partial list of gigs:

Algonquin Theatre Huntsville 

Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellas: March 10
The AC/DC Show Canada: March 17
Nicole Lisa Craig: March 23
The Ennis Sisters
: April 26
Muskoka Rock Choir: April 27
Green River Revival: April 28
Elton Rohn: May 9
The Barra MacNeils: May 23
The 50th Anniversary of the White Album: June 14
No Sugar Tonight: June 16
Alexis Taylor: June 23

Brunswick Sports Grill & Pub Parry Sound

Enjoy a variety of live music performances assorted weekends at 9pm

Band on the Run Huntsville

Jonesy: June 9

Boston Pizza Gravenhurst

Live music every Friday night

Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts Parry Sound

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider: April 2
The Redhill Valleys: April 12
Parry Sound Singers – New Beginnings: April 27-28
Legends Show: May 12
Motown Gold: June 8
Roy Orbison Tribute Concert: June 28

The Country Gourmet Cafe & Gallery Parry Sound

Brock Zeman: April 12
Sean Pinchin: May 2
Morgan Davis: June 14

Deerhurst Resort Huntsville

Randy Bachman: March 2
Tobin Spring: April 6
Karla Crawford: April 7
Bill Stewart: April 13
Mike Degazio: April 14
Tobin Spring: April 20
Karla Crawford: April 21
Papa John: April 27
Bill Stewart: April 28
April Wine: May 26

Etwell Concert Series Huntsville

Wild T and the Spirit: April 21

Gravenhurst Opera House Gravenhurst

Metropolitan Silver Band: April 14
Miss Emily & Special Guests: April 21
Broadsway: May 6
ABBA Magic!: May 12
Summer Season Gala: May 25
Sunday Morning Soul: June 8

The Griffin Gastropub Bracebridge

Enjoy live music every Thursday night and weekend acts as well

Highlander Brew Co. South River

Greg Mashinter: May 12
Dany Laj & The Looks: May 19
Josh Dimmel Band: May 26

The Kee to Bala Bala 

Sloan: May 19

The Mill on Main Huntsville

Enjoy live music most Friday and Saturday nights

Muskoka Brewery Bracebridge

Tobin Spring: May 18
Papa John: May 19
Errol Blackwood: May 20
Karla Crawford: May 25
Spencer Nicholson: May 26

Muskoka Place Gallery Port Carling

Zachary Lucky: March 31
Coffee House featuring Beverlie, Charlie & Julian
: April 28

The Oar & Paddle Gravenhurst

Sean Cotton: March 6
Paul Noonan: March 7
Kenny Munshaw: March 13
Grady Kelneck: March 14
Small Town Rd: March 20
Matt Allen: March 21
Mitch Beube: March 27
Mike Phillips: March 28
Sean Cotton
: April 3
Paul Noonan: April 4
Kenny Munshaw: April 10
Grady Kelneck: April 11
Paul Noonan: April 17
Matt Allen: April 18
Mitch Beube: April 24
Kenny Munshaw: April 25

Peter’s Players Gravenhurst 

Jack de Keyzer: March 10
Ray Bonneville duo w/ Richie Lawrence: March 24
Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party: March 31
Paul Nelson Band
: April 7
Dave Gunning & JP Cormier: April 19
Robi Botos Solo: April 21
Alejandra Ribera Trio: April 25
Terry Savage & The Wonkee Honkees: April 28
Harry Manx: May 4
Spring Music Cruise: June 3
Elise LeGrow: June 9
The Lachy Doley Group: June 30

Rawley Resort Port Severn

Mark Stewart: April 7
Eric Pukara: April 14
Adrien Robitaille: April 28

Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre Bracebridge

Muskoka Rock Choir: May 4

Sawdust City Brewing Saloon Gravenhurst

Enjoy live music in the saloon – check here for updates

If we’ve missed any great live music performances in the great Canadian wilderness just north of Toronto this spring, let us know at

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