Free Summer Concerts Across Northeastern Ontario

Estelle Deschamps & The Roadryders, photo provided by The City of Timmins

Free concerts for the family this summer—no excuses!



Looking for something free, all ages, with great live music and plenty of other stuff to keep the whole family entertained? Northeastern Ontario has great Summer Concert series in store for you! 


Will Dillesgie preforming in 2017, photo provided by the City of TImmins.

Timmins Summer Concert Series
July and August

For the ninth year in a row, Tourism Timmins and partner in crime DJ Taz, are hosting the 2018 Timmins Summer Concert Series. Every Wednesday evening in July and August, join the duo at McIntyre Park, and every other Thursday at Bannerman Park from 6 pm to 9 pm. They’ll have music from all genres including; rock, country, blues, jazz, French pop, swing, symphony… and any other genre you can think of! Regardless, there will definitely be something to fit everyone’s taste in music.

The admission price, should you choose to participate, is a small act of charity where you have the option to make a cash donation, or bring non-perishable food items to support the Timmins and South Porcupine Food Banks, or both (or none of the above, but it’s for a good cause, so why not?). 

CAPREOL 100 CENTENNIAL CONCERT SERIES
june 24 - july 29 

The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Center in Capreol is hosting the Centennial Summer Concert Series to celebrate the heritage and history of 100 years of Capreol. There will be two concerts daily for six consecutive Sundays starting at either 11:30 am or 2:00 pm, each with a run time of two hours. Click here for the complete lineup.  


Kickback Tracii Unpluged preforming in 2017, photo provided by The City of TImmins.

Peter Schneider @ Bell Park
sunday nights through august 19

Let’s be honest, weekends are great—until you get to Sunday evening, you’re forced to start thinking about the upcoming work week, and you become a sad, mopey, couch potato. But guess what? Your Sunday evenings (from 7 pm to 8:15 pm) can become a little more upbeat (yes, pun intended) with the Peter Schneider Concert Series in the City of Greater Sudbury

For more than 16 years, this summer concert series has been bringing in musical groups from far and wide to perform for free (there’s that word again) at the multiple performance areas at Bell Park. All concerts will be held at either of the Bell Gazebo’s or at the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. In the event of rain the party continues inside at St. Peter’s United Church (203 York Street, Sudbury). The Keyframes kicked off the series on June 3 with their indie vibes.

For the rest of the concert series lineup click here, and your Sunday scaries will turn into Sunday Fundays in no time!

North Bay Summer Concer Series
Wednesday Nights July 4 - August 1

North Bay is putting on free concerts every Wednesday evening featuring great local artisits. Located at the Kiwanis Stage along the beautiful North Bay Waterfront these concerts will elevate your mid week milestone to the next level with live performances throughout the summer. 


Photo provided by Brain Risk.

Honourary Mention: Friends of Killarney Park Summer Concert Series
July 13 - August 12

The Friends of Killarney Park will be holding free concerts at the George Lake Amphitheatre during the Summer months. All concerts are scheduled in the evenings at 7:30 pm and so far the performers are Ian Reid on July 13, and Andy Lowe scheduled to show his skills on August 12. This concert is free, but donations to the Friends of Killarney Park are always welcome.

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