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Music Festivals, Concerts and Events

Check out the 2017 music events taking place in Algoma Country.

Happening in 2017



One of our favourite things to do Algoma Country is relax with good friends and enjoy great music. Below is our 2017 list of indoor and outdoor music festivals, concerts and events. Regularly updated, so please remember to check back.

Did we miss a music festival/concert/event? Please email us at info[at]algomacountry.com

For a complete list of the events taking place in Algoma Country this year visit our Events Calendar at www.algomacountry.com

2017 Events are being added often. Please check back.

June 2017 

11, MUSICFEST XXIV: Bratwurst, Beer & Beethoven
A full-day celebration of music, art and entertainment at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion in Sault Ste. Marie. In addition to live musical entertainment, take part in the silent auction, local artisans, sausages, beer and more.
Doors Open: 1 pm
Learn more: (705) 945-5337 or visit www.saultsymphony.ca

30 - July 2, WAWA MUSIC FESTIVAL
This 3-day event features local and regional musicians, and showcases community events, local craftspeople, artisans and cultural practitioners.
Learn more: www.facebook.com/wawamusicfest
Where to Stay: Wawa

July 2017

1, VOYAGEURS' MUSICFEST, BATCHAWANA BAY
Celebrate Canada 150! Come and join us for "The Biggest Show on the Shore!" Held annually in Batchawana Bay on the shores of Lake Superior, Voyageurs Musicfest is a must for anyone visiting and locals from the area. Featuring Mustang Heart, The Crossroads Magdalenes. Sponsored by Northern Superior Brewing Company.
Learn more: www.voyageurslodge.com
Where to Stay: Superior Coastal Highlands

13 - 15, ROTARYFEST SAULT STE. MARIE
Rotaryfest has two stages of music featuring local and regional talent. A full line-up will be announced in 2017. Rotaryfest also features Ribfest, the annual parade, the Midway, food and beverages, kids zone, the Car Show and more.
Learn more: www.rotaryfest.com

22, GO NORTH MUSIC FESTIVAL, ST. JOSEPH ISLAND
Tickets on sale now!
This family-friendly one-day seven-act outdoor live music festival will host a variety of genres: folk, roots, bluegrass, rock and pop music. Artisan booths, food vendors, children's activities. On-site camping available.
Learn more: www.gonorthfestival.ca

August 2017 

2, ANDREW COLLINS TRIO, Hilton Beach Community Hall
The Old Town Hall Concert Series is known as a venue for the best of Canadian musical artists. Canadian Jazz, classical and popular music scenes have entertained thousands of concert goers since 1996.
Tickets Available Online: www.oldtownhall.ca
Where to Stay: St. Joseph Island

5 - 6, ROCKIN ON THE RIVER IN BLIND RIVER
Two full days of entertainment of Acoustic & Country Days / Blues & Rocking Nights with vendors, door prizes, bonfire, fireworks and Motorcycle Show & Shine Contest. Overnight camping is available.
Tickets: $40
Learn more: www.rockingontheriver.com
Where to Stay: Blind River

9, BLACKBURN, Hilton Beach Community Hall
The Old Town Hall Concert Series is known as a venue for the best of Canadian musical artists. Canadian Jazz, classical and popular music scenes have entertained thousands of concert goers since 1996.
Tickets Available Online: www.oldtownhall.ca
Where to Stay: St. Joseph Island

16, EMILIE-CLAIRE BARLOW, Hilton Beach Community Hall
The Old Town Hall Concert Series is known as a venue for the best of Canadian musical artists. Canadian Jazz, classical and popular music scenes have entertained thousands of concert goers since 1996.
Tickets Available Online: www.oldtownhall.ca
Where to Stay: St. Joseph Island

19, CORNSTOCK, ALGOMA MILLS
Noon to 9 pm.
Hosted by Lake Lauzon Resort, this outdoor concert is held on the water's edge.
More information to follow.
Keep up-to-date: lakelauzonresort.com

September 2017

2, FALL HARVEST AND MUSIC FESTIVAL, IRON BRIDGE
Live music, Farmers Market
Learn more: www.huronshores.ca

October 2017

MONTH LONG, ALGOMA FALL FESTIVAL
This month-long fall festival is the biggest in our region and brings the best of Canadian and international performing and visual arts to the area. The festival's music features Celtic, country, classical, jazz and world music.
2016 lineup includes: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida, Lawren Harris Exhibit, Rita Chiarelli and her band Sweet Loretta and more.
Learn more: www.algomafallfestival.com
Where to Stay: Sault Ste. Marie

PAST EVENTS

TBA, LARKS CONCERT SERIES, ELLIOT LAKE
Showcasing live local talent in an amazing setting, this summer concert series is held at least four times each summer at Westview Park. Concerts are free to everyone and start at 7 pm. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy great music in a beautiful setting.
Visit www.tourismelliotlake.com for the 2016 schedule.
Where to Stay: Elliot Lake

FEBRUARY 2017

1, BRAD PAISLEY
Life Amplified World Tour is coming to the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie
Tickets: $69 (standing), $95 (bowl and back), $125 (floor and closed sides)
Learn more: www.essarcentre.ca
Where to Stay: Sault Ste. Marie

May 2017

5, CRYSTAL SHAWANDA, The Machine Shop
Tickets: $35
Doors open: 7pm
Show starts: 8pm
All ages.

AUGUST 2017

18 - 19, ROCK'N ROAR SPANISH - This event has been canceled
Hosted at the Four Season Outdoor Complex. Two days of entertainment and includes a Battle of the Bands. Camping available close to the concert site - $50.00 plus tax per site for the weekend. A shuttle will be running all weekend for concert attendees.
Tickets on sale in 2017
Learn more: www.rocknroar.ca

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