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Where To Get Your Live Music Fix This Winter

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Where To Get Your Live Music Fix This Winter

Everything from country to rock to a classical orchestra

There are many great live performances this season across our region that will keep you entertained through the long winter!

There is some really great local talent, as well as some international superstars, who are going to be performing in Northeastern Ontario this winter. There's no better way to stay warm than by taking in some live music! 


Lunches with a Lake Concert

Come on out to the Vale Living with Lakes Centre to take in a FREE concert featuring classic guitartists Allan Yzereef Jr. and Keenan Comartin. This is a great family event where you can bring your own lunch, relax, and enjoy some great music on the lake!

  • When: Friday, January 11 from 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
  • Where: Vale Living with Lakes Centre, 840 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury Frost Fest

Friday night is "Country Night" featuring Aaron Pritchett, Kira Isabella, and David James. Saturday night features Glass Tiger, The Spoons, and special guests to wrap up the music festival with "Rock Night." The first ever Frost Fest hosted at the Caruso Club will be providing some much needed winter entertainment to Sudbury this year.

  • When: Friday - Saturday, January 16-17 at 7:00 pm
  • Where: Caruso Club, 385 Haig Street

FOrtunate losers - rock 4 paws

The three peice alternative rock band hailing from Sudbury Ontario will be returning home to perform at the intimate Little Montreal. Fresh off the release of their debut record Cut Teeth, the band will be ready to put on an awesome show supporting a great cause! Proceeds from this show will be donated to Pet Save Sudbury.

  • When: Saturday, January 19 at 8:00 pm
  • Where: Little Montreal, 182 Elgin Street

paul brandt in sudbury

Paul Brandt makes his way across Canada in support of his new EP, The Journey BNA: Vol. 2, and will be performing at the Sudbury Arean on February 24. For ticket information, click here.

  • When: Sunday, February 24 at 7:00 pm
  • Where: Sudbury Community Arena, 240 Elgin Street

north bay 

Birds of bellwoods - Windsong Music Festival

This alt-rock band from Toronto have grown quickly in the Canadian music scene with their unique combination of folk, pop music, and alternative. The Windsong Music Festival in Powassan is putting on this concert to fill the gap for music in the winter!

  • When: Saturday, January 26 at 8 pm
  • Where: Les Compagnons, 327 Dudley Avenue 

lunch at allen's

Four incredibly talented Canadian musicians come together to present "Lunch at Allen's". Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Chrch, Marc Jordan, and Ian Thomas have a combined to either write or sing on over 25,000,000 CDs and have established themselves as one of the greatest Canadian ensembles of all time. They will also be including a "dash of Christmas spirit" to help you get excited for the Christmas season.

  • When: Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Capitol Centre, 150 Main Street East

I mother earth & FINGer eleven 

Two classic Canadian rock bands are teaming up to tour across Canada and they are making a much anticipated stop in North Bay at the end of January. 

  • When: Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Capitol Centre, 150 Main Street East

Home free: timEless tour

This impressive a capella group performing country music hits rolls into North Bay in February. This talented five-man group has found fame on YouTube with with its no-instrument, all-vocal musical performances.

  • When: Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Capitol Centre, 150 Main Street East


Timmins symphony orchestra and chorus - Stars of Christmas

  • When: Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: École Secondaire Catholique Thériault, 341 Theriault Blvd

Timmins and Thunder Bay symphony orchestra and chorus - Joining forces

  • When: Friday, February 1 at 7:30 pm
  • Where: École Secondaire Catholique Thériault, 341 Theriault Blvd

The first performance is by the Timmins Symphony Orchestra and Chorus celebrates the holiday season with their Christmas concert. The second performance sees the Thunder Bay Symphony Orceshtra team up with Timmins to put on a great show for all.

Timmins Symphony Orchestra.

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