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Canadian Tire Belleville, in support of Jumpstart, presents Firesound

Saturday, June 24 @ 7:30 p.m.

Pricing

Family of Four (2 Adults, 2 Children/Students):  $75.00

Adults:  $30.00

Students:  $20.00

Children 12 and Under:  $15.00

The Toronto Firefighters present FIRESOUND!  A band of firefighters who have been blazing a trail of high energy pop, rock and soul music since 2005.    Firesound members were winners on season one of Canada Sings, bringing home $15,000 for their charity, and have raised an additional $42,000. through the sale of their CD, Burning Love . This talented band of firefighters have been special guests with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and have  performed at a wide variety  of events  including the  Fire Fighter Calender competition, TPFFA Burn Survivor Conference, and the Beaches International Jazz Festival .                                                                                                                                                                               With a special guest presentation by The Sidewalks  “Skalternative” is a unique form of rock crafted by five small-town boys from PEI. Their love for entertaining has put them in front of Gene Simmons, on stage with illScarlett, Crash Karma, and You Say Party, and gotten their music on Live With Regis and Kelly.  The Sidewalks can be summed up into one word: fun.    Also, performances by Belleville Dance Experience and Joyful Noise.                                                                                                                                                                                          All in support of Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart program in Belleville.  Helping kids in our community get in the game.

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Empire Rockfest 2017

In keeping with Canada’s 150th birthday year, Empire Rockfest 2017 is presenting Canada’s top contemporary rock acts, along with a special guest-international recording artist! This year’s open air festival runs Thursday July 20, Friday July 21 and Saturday July 22 aEmpire Square Live.

  
Thursday, July 20 – SUM 41 with special guests: The Flatiners
Friday, July 21 – THE TREWS with special guest: Jake Clemons
Saturday, July 22 – THE SHEEPDOGS & THE GLORIOUS SONS

 BUY TICKETS at http://empiresquarelive.com/

$50.00 per night HST included + ticket service fee
$125.00 weekend pass HST included + ticket service fee
 

GENERAL ADMISSION

An outdoor concert venue for you and 3600 friends.  Located adjacent to the theatre, Empire Square Live brings you to the next level of concert performance.

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Freddy Vette with The Commodores Orchestra

 
Saturday, September 16 @ 8 p.m.
 
Price:  $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee
 

Mr. Rock & Roll, Freddy Vette, joins forces with The Commodores Orchestra! The 17 piece Commodores Orchestra is Canada’s oldest continuously-operated big swing band(1928).
Freddy has been rocking and rolling on stage and on the air at CJBQ and now he’s ready to rock the big band!  Don’t miss the music of Elvis, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, Buddy 
Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis like you’ve never heard it before! Freddy says,  “I am excited and honoured to perform with the longest running big band in the universe! It’s going to ROCK!!!”

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Jann Arden

 

Wednesday, September 27 @ 8:00 p.m.

Price:  $78.00 + HST + ticket service fee

 

Jann Arden is a Canadian born, singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author.  The much celebrated multi-platinum, award winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993.  She has released 12 albums with 19 top singles and is the proud recipient of a star of Canada’s Walk of Fame.  In addition to being a singer/songwriter, Arden is an author of note, with three books to her credit.  Jann has made appearances in television sitcoms from Ellen to Corner Gas to the CBC’s Rick Mercer Report.  Her philanthropic work includes World Vision, MAC Cosmetic’s Fashion Cares AIDS benefit and Gilda’s Club in Toronto.  Whether captivating audiences with her heartfelt music, entertaining them with her quick wit or sharing her written word in a boldly honest voice – Jann Arden is a Canadian original – a brilliant multi-dimensional talent.

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GORDON HENDRICKS – THE ELVIS EXPERIENCE

Price:

PL 1:  $29.00 + HST + ticket service fee

PL 2:  $44.00 + HST + ticket service fee

Gordon has been identified as the best in the business from some of the greats such as Geof Morrow song writer for Elvis, Barry Manilow, the Carpenters, Billy Fury and Many more.
Gordon has worked with the best in the business including DJ Fontana, the Sweet Inspirations, JD Summer and the Stamps Quartet.  Mr. Hendricks has recorded in Nashville with Jerry Foster who along with Bill Rice wrote Many International hits for Charley Pride, Jerry Lee Lewis Elvis and Hank Snow Jr. During his time in Nashville Gordon Recorded an album with the tittle song having been written for Elvis, but was not recorded by Elvis due to his untimely death. Gordon was asked by Jerry to record this song and it has been released world wide on the CD with the title track being that song Stirring Up Feelings.  Gordon has travelled the world bringing Elvis’ Music to Fans and New comers to the music of Elvis.
” He has the look of Elvis, He moves like Elvis and he Sounds Like Elvis” direct quote from John Wilkinson– Elvis’ guitarist between 1968 and 1977.

Sponsored by Tweed Music Festivals Inc

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Homegrown

County Craft Brewing Festival

Saturday, October 21

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early Bird – Until October 20:  $20.00 (includes 2 tokens)

At the Gate (October 21):  $20.00 (no tokens)

Homegrown, The County’s first craft brew festival is on tap this October 21st at the historic Crystal Palace in Picton!  Grab your advance tickets now for great added value and enjoy the best Prince Edward County has to offer featuring samples from over twenty craft beer co’s, cider houses, and of course amazing local food!  Come celebrate harvest season with the whole family – children accompanied by adults are free to enter and enjoy family friendly entertainment and music. 

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Barenaked Ladies – Canada 1 FIVE 0 Tour

Monday, October 23 @ 8 p.m.

PRICING

 

GOLD VIP PACKAGE:  $263.43 + HST + ticket service fee + *MusiCounts donation  (includes Barenaked Ladies merchandise package)

1 Premium Reserved Ticket

  • Invitation to Exclusive Preshow Soundcheck Viewing Access
  • 1 Barenaked Ladies Branded Dish Towel Set
  • 1 Barenaked Ladies USB Charger
  • 1 Market Specific, Commemorative Event Ticket
  • 1 Signed Barenaked Ladies 8 x 10 Photo
  • 1 Digital Preorder of the new Barenaked Ladies Album, Fake Nudes, due for release Fall of 2017
  • 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate                                   

 

SILVER VIP PACKAGE:  $174.92 + HST + ticket service fee + *MusiCounts donation (includes Barenaked Ladies merchandise package)

1 Premium Reserved Ticket

  • Barenaked Ladies Branded Dish Towel Set
  • 1 Market Specific, Commemorative Event Ticket
  • 1 Digital Preorder of the new Barenaked Ladies Album, Fake Nudes, due for release Fall of 2017

                             

REGULAR:  $80.00 + HST + ticket service fee + *MusiCounts donation

 

*Barenaked Ladies has partnered with Plus 1 so that $1. + HST from every ticket will go to support MusiCounts and putting

musical instruments into the hands of kids who need them most.

“Gotta see the show, ‘cause then you’ll know,” sings Ed Robertson on Barenaked Ladies’ chart-topping hit, “One Week,” a song featured on the band’s most recent live album BNL Rocks Red Rocks, recorded at the fabled Morrison, CO, Amphitheater on June 10, 2015 during the band’s Last Summer On Earth tour. That’s as good a description as any about seeing these rock icons in concert, an experience filled with the kind of energy, precision, finesse and outright celebration among its fans that is a tribute to Barenaked Ladies’ remarkable longevity. The band is still together after nearly three decades, producing 14 studio albums which have collectively sold more than 14 million copies, won eight Juno Awards, earned multiple Grammy nominations, a U.S. chart-topping single (“One Week”) and the theme song to one of TV’s most popular shows, The Big Bang Theory.  “I don’t think there’s a secret,” Robertson explained to People magazine last year when asked how BNL managed to not just survive, but thrive, continuing to sell out venues wherever they go. “It’s work. You’ve got to respect each other, you got to give each other space, but you also have to support each other… This band learned early on to communicate, right from the beginning we didn’t want to burn out. We wanted to keep making music.” “We appreciate what we do more than ever,” explains Robertson. “We’re not looking for external validation. We’re enjoying working together and we’re doing some of the best shows of our entire career.” “I still love writing songs,” insists Robertson. “And it’s such a privilege to work with these guys. They have my back, and I have theirs.  It’s pretty amazing to watch the crowd light up when we play a song we recorded 25 years ago, and then hear them sing along with something brand-new.”“Our fans have been on this journey with us, so we’ve kind of grown up together,” says Ed. “It’s a special relationship, within the band and between our fans. Every band says they have the best fans, but we actually do. And we know that because other bands tell us that.”  “It’s not easy to be hyperactive, brooding and whimsical all at once,” the New York Times pop critic Jon Pareles once wrote about BNL. “But the Barenaked Ladies do just that.”

Barenaked Ladies have most recently announced a very special collaboration with the legendary “Kings of A Cappella” The Persuasions, with an album titled, Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions to be released April 14, 2017. The album features 14 tracks re-imagined BNL’s award-winning catalogue and the classic ‘Good Times’. BNL recorded the album live off the floor with The Persuasions in the Fall of 2016 in Toronto. 

Ed Robertson:  guitar, vocals

Jim Creegan:  bass, vocals

Kevin Hearn:  keyboards, guitar, vocals

Tyler Stewart:  drums, vocals

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Blackie and The Rodeo Kings

 

Wednesday, October 25 @ 8 p.m.

Price:  $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee

On Sale Monday, June 26 @ 11 a.m.

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was suppose to be a one- off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett.  Now twenty years later, 8 albums, one Juno award and several Juno nominations under their belts, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings have organically evolved into one of the finest roots-oriented bands in North America. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings remains one of Canada’s greatest musical treasures.

Colin Linden has produced over 100 albums. He has composed for & played as a guest musician on countless recording sessions.

Heralded folk music singer/songwriter, Stephen Fearing has been busy with solo shows across Canada and a recent tour of Holland, Germany and The UK

In 2015 Tom Wilson, of Junk House fame, released his third album under his nom de plume “Lee Harvey Osmond”, receiving critical attention in both Canada and the United States.

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Daniel Lanois

Time On Canadian Tour

 

Friday, November 17 @ 8 p.m.

$39.75 + HST + ticket service fee

A brilliant musician in his own right, and a producer who has contributed significantly to the soundtracks of our lives, including groundbreaking albums by U2, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jon Hassell, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Robbie Robertson, Neville Brothers, and Michael Brook.

Daniel Lanois (vocals, guitar, steel guitar) with Kyle Crane (drums) and Jim Wilson (bass, vocals).

The shows will include both songs and instrumentals.

From Daniel Lanois:

“I’m so looking forward to this ‘Time On’ Canadian tour. A beautiful jacket weather time of the year and much like the Ramones, we will be huddled up in a van, as we hit as many Canadian stops as we can. 

My mates Kyle Crane, Jim Wilson and Wayne Lorenz will stand by me to present our most recent electro based discoveries, along with renditions of faves from the past. My old friend the Steel Guitar will be with me, and she’s ‘ringing better than ever’ and of course all my French Canadian songs will be included in the set for the Quebec nights. 

The title ‘Time On’ came to me after a conversation with a friend, when we agreed that time off is something we have never experienced, we move into the future, with Time as our magic carpet, guided by our first love and trusted navigator, MUSIC. 

Hope you can join us!” 

-Daniel