Songs of Winter: Live Music in Ontario’s Cottage Country

Keep warm this winter by tapping your toes at one of many fantastic concerts. From merry seasonal performances to big bands rocking the night away, plenty of fine musicians will grace the stages across the Explorers’ Edge region of Ontario in 2018 for your listening pleasure. For a partial list of upcoming performances, check out the links below: 

By Venue

Algonquin Theatre – Huntsville

Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellas: March 10
The AC/DC Show Canada: March 17
Nicole Lisa Craig: March 23

Boston Pizza – Gravenhurst

Dav Dickenson: January 5
Bob Charters: January 12
Brett Caswell: January 19
Rob Watts: January 26
Bob Charters: February 2
Dav Dickenson: February 9
Bob Charters: February 16
Brett Caswell: February 23
Matt Reichenbacher: March 2
Rob Wats: March 9
Matt Reichenbacher: March 16
Brett Caswell: March 23

Charles W. Stockey Centre – Parry Sound

Classic Albums Live – Eagles Greatest Hits: February 8

The Country Gourmet Cafe and Gallery – Parry Sound

Ian Tamblyn: January 28

Deerhurst Resort – Huntsville

Splash’N Boots: January 4
Bill Stewart: January 12 & 13
Karla Crawford: January 19
Mike Degazio: January 20
Papa John: January 26
Karla Crawford: January 27
Karla Crawford: February 2
Bill Stewart: February 3
Tobin Spring: February 9
Mike Degazio: February 16
Tobin Spring: February 17
Tobin Spring: February 23
Mike Degazio: February 24
Untapped with Muskoka Blues Connection: February 10

Gravenhurst Opera House – Gravenhurst

The Tartan Terrors: January 20
Songs & Stories: January 30
Dirty Dishes: February 24

Kelly’s Kitchen Pub – Bracebridge

Small Town Rd: January 6

The Mill on Main – Huntsville

Mike Phillips: January 5
Paul Noonan: January 6
Tobin Springs: January 12
Sean Cotton: January 13
Mike Phillips: January 19
James Grey: January 20
Bill Stewart: January 26
DJ Eddie: January 27

Muskoka Place Gallery – Port Carling

Sue & Dwight: January 27
Julian Fauth & Ken Yoshioka: February 24
Zachary Lucky: March 31

The Oar & Paddle – Gravenhurst

Sean Cotton: February 6
Paul Noonan: February 7
Kenny Munshaw: February 13
Grady Kelneck: February 14
Small Town Rd: February 20
Matt Allen: February 21
Mitch Beube: February 27
Mike Phillips: February 28
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

Peter’s Players – Gravenhurst

Martin Sexton Trio: January 6
Natural Wonder – Stevie Wonder Tribute: January 19
The Vaudvillian: January 27
Tina Turner – Simply the Best: February 10
Eli & The Straw Man: February 24
Jack de Keyzer: March 10
Ray Bonneville duo w/ Richie Lawrence: March 24
Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party: March 31

Rawley Resort – Port Severn

Eric Pukara: January 13
Mark Stewart: January 20
Shawn Mei: January 27

Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre – Bracebridge

Muskoka Rock Choir – Taking the Bridge: December 7

Sawdust City Brewery Saloon – Gravenhurst

Wendy Whelan: January 13
Too Nice: January 20
Smart as Trees: January 27

For more on music events and concerts in the region, visit Algonquin Park, the Almaguin Highlands, Loring-Restoule, Muskoka and Parry Sound. (And if we’ve missed any, let us know at

To plan your winter getaway, click here. 

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