Out of town listings

Environs/905/Burlington/Hamilton/Oakville ALICE IN CHAINS Rock concert. 7:30 pm. $39.50-$69.50 (livenation.com). FirstOntario Centre, 101 York (Hamilton). 905-546-4040, hecfi.ca. Aug 22AZALEA Alt country.


ALICE IN CHAINS Rock concert. 7:30 pm. $39.50-$69.50 (livenation.com). FirstOntario Centre, 101 York (Hamilton). 905-546-4040, hecfi.ca. Aug 22

AZALEA Alt country husband and wife duo Benjamin & Mia Hackett perform. 7 pm. The Casbah, 306 King W (Hamilton). 905-741-7625, casbahlounge.ca. Aug 8

BOOTS AND HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, Paul Brandt, Gord Bamford, the Road Hammers, Danielle Bradbery, Tim Hicks, Sawyer Brown and others at this country fest. Camping available. Single day $115, three-day pass $269-$350. Motorsport Park, 32233 Concession Rd 10 (Bowmanville). bootsandhearts.com. Jul 31 to Aug 3

CONCERTS IN THE PARK Outdoor concerts include the Toronto All-Star Big Band Aug 7, Emily Creek Aug 14, Beagle Beach Aug 21 and Swing Shift Big Band Aug 28. Thursday 7 to 9 pm. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Rotary Park, 192 Queen (Bowmanville). Aug 7 to 28

COUNTRY TUESDAYS Home-grown talent. 6 to 8:30 pm, rain or shine. Free w/ admission. Royal Botanical Gardens Hendrie Park, 680 Plains W (Burlington). 905-527-1158, rbg.ca. Aug 5 to 12

EAGLEWOOD FOLK FESTIVAL Kim Churchill, Harlan Pepper, Ariana Gillis, Coco Love Alcorn, Oh Susanna, Kevin Breit, David Celia, Sean Cotton and others perform. Camping available. Wknd pass $50, youth pass $30 (ticketpro.ca). Living Landscapes, 7130 Old Homestead (Pefferlaw). Aug 23

GREENBELT HARVEST PICNIC Ray LaMontagne, Daniel Lanois, Bruce Cockburn, Gord Downie, the Sadies, Sarah Harmer, Ron Sexsmith and others at this outdoor festival with farmers market, artisans, horticultural workshops and more. Gates open at 11 am. $99.50 (ticketmaster.ca). Christie Lake Conservation Area, 1002 Highway 5 West (Dundas). 1-855-872-5000, harvestpicnic.ca. Aug 23

INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC IN THE PARK Outdoor concerts include Heading Home Trio, Julia Messianic Trio and Carey B Grant Aug 5, J Doton Bros, Habbakuk-Messianic and the Tonettes Aug 12, Pat Russell & Band, Leah Holtom and Shekinah Praise Band Aug 19, Free Spirit, Cassandra Somers, George Olliver and Upstream Worship Band Aug 26. 7 pm. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Gage Park, Main S at Wellington (Brampton). inspirationalmusic.org. Aug 5 to 26

MOTOWN MANIA Music includes 50s-80s soul, R&B. 7:30 pm. Free. Mackenzie Glen District Park, 220 Cranston Park (Vaughan). vaughan.ca. Aug 6

PICKERING CONCERTS AT THE LAKE Sons Of Steel Aug 7, Backspin Aug 14, Bing Serrao & the Ramblers Aug 21, and Chick N Beards Aug 28. Thursdays 7 to 9 pm. Free. Millennium Square Park, 1 Liverpool (Pickering). 905-420-4660. Aug 7 to 28

RED HOT JAZZ AND COOL BLUES Live music in the gardens. 6 to 8:30 pm, rain or shine. Free w/ admission. Royal Botanical Gardens Hendrie Park, 680 Plains W (Burlington). 905-527-1158, rbg.ca. Jul 31 to Sep 3

RICHMOND HILL PARK CONCERTS The Good Brothers Aug 7, Richmond Hill Has Talent show Aug 14, Elton John tribute band Aug 21, and Abbamania tribute band Aug 28. 7 to 9 pm. Free. Mill Pond Park, 314 Mill (Richmond Hill). 905-771-5508, richmondhill.ca/concerts. Aug 7 to 28

SEVEN SUNDAYS IN GAGE PARK The Spleit Children’s String Orchestra and the Human Orchestra perform for Kids Day Aug 3 at 6:45 pm, HOP Brass Quintet Aug 10 at 6:45 pm, Twin Voices Aug 17 at 6:45 pm, Dinner Belles and Oh Susanna Aug 24 at 6:15 pm. Concerts followed by film screenings. Free. Gage Park, Main S at Wellington (Brampton). sonicunyon.com. Aug 3 to 24

STOUFFVILLE COUNTRY RIBFEST Lindsay Broughton, eh440, Alli Walker, The Little White Lies, Spitfire Blues Band, Acoustica and others play this fair of food, amusements and more. Free. Stouffville Memorial Park, Main St. stouffvillecountryribfest.com. Aug 8 to 10

SUMMER IN THE SQUARE The Shakedown Aug 1, Black Lady Soul Aug 8, Unbuttoned Aug 15, Stuck on Planet Earth Aug 22, and the Claytones Aug 29. 7 pm. Free. Rose Theatre Garden Square, 1 Theatre Lane (Brampton). 905-874-2800, rosetheatre.ca. Aug 1 to 29


LIVE FROM THE ROCK FOLK FESTIVAL Performers include Chrissy Crowley, Gathering Sparks, Katherine Wheatley, Scarlett Jane, Union Duke, Rodney Brown, the Bros Landreth, Winnie Brave, Irish Mythen and many others. Camping available. Day $35, wknd $70 srs/youth day $30, wknd $60. (Red Rock). Aug 8 to 10

WINDSONG MUSIC FESTIVAL The Abrams Brothers, Danny Michel, the Good Lovelies, Lindi Ortega, Scarlett Jane and others perform. Free workshops. Camping available. $40-$90. 509 Memorial Park Dr (Powassan). windsongmusicfestival.com. Aug 22 to 23


CASINO RAMA John Mellencamp Jul 31, Smokey Robinson Aug 1, the Moody Blues Aug 8 and 9, Alan Jackson Aug 14, Alanis Morissette Aug 15, Deep Purple Aug 22, Alice in Chains Aug 23, and Journey Aug 26. Check website for schedule. Casino Rama, 5899 Rama (Rama). 416-870-8000, casinorama.com. Jul 31 to Aug 26

JAMJAM FESTIVAL Dynasty Electric, the Highest Order, Lido Pimienta, Doomsquad, the Allens, Walrus, Whoop-Szo and others. $35, adv $25 (eventbrite.ca). Springwater Conservation Area, 8079 Springwater (Aylmer). cashhoney.com/jamjam-2014. Aug 30

JAZZ IN THE PARK Toronto All Star Band Aug 5, Fat Cat Jamboree Aug 12, Aaron Garner Band Aug 19, and Simcoe County Band Aug 26. Free. Wasaga RecPlex, 1724 Mosley (Wasaga Beach). wasagabeach.com. Aug 5 to 26

SUMMERS EDGE MUSIC FEST Hollerado, The Glorious Sons, Great Lake Swimmers, Indian Handcrafts, Bleeker Ridge, The Balconies, Highs, The Creepshow, Mad Ones and others. $50 weekend pass. Tudhope Park, Atherly Rd (Orillia). thesummersedge.ca. Aug 22 to 23


APOCALYPTICA Finnish cello-based heavy rockers perform. $29.50. Guelph Concert Theatre, 166 Wyndham N (Guelph). 1-888-222-6608, livenation.com. Aug 8

BOOT HILL COUNTRY JAMBOREE Sawyer Brown, Doc Walker, Shenandoah, Lisa Brokop, Small Town Pistols, Ambush, Marshall Dane, Cold Creek County and others. Camping available. Early bird wknd pass w/ camping $152.50, day pass $65, see website for details. 15722 Turin Line (Bothwell). boothilljamboree.com. Jul 31 to Aug 4

FRED EAGLESMITH CHARITY PICNIC Duane Rutter, Brock Zeman, Carolyn Mark, the Rizdales, Dale Jett, Hello Stranger, Big Tobacco & the Pickers and others perform. Kick-off concert and BBQ at the Canadian Southern Railway Stn, St Thomas, Aug 14, 8 pm. Music fest benefits the Long Point Basin Land Trust and Catfish Creek Conservation Area. Camping available. Check website for details. $85, adv $80, kick-off concert $20. Springwater Park, 8079 Springwater (Aylmer). 519-583-3878, fredeaglesmith.com. Aug 15 to 17

GODERICH CELTIC ROOTS FESTIVAL Brock McGuire Band, Teresa Doyle, RUNA, Shane Cook, Rant Maggie Rant, the Kruger Brothers, Téada, Paddy Keenan and others at festival of Celtic music, dance and art. Day passes $25-$35, wknd pass $70, stu/srs $65. Lion’s Harbour Park, 168 West (Goderich). 519-524-8221, celticfestival.ca. Aug 8 to 10

GOGOL BORDELLO The Gypsy punk band play from their new album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, and old favourites. Doors 8 pm. $31 (livenation.com, ticketweb.ca). London Music Hall, 185 Queens (London). 1-888-222-6608, londonmusichall.com. Aug 1

THE HUNGER REVOLUTION End of summer music festival with bands Stilletto Flats, Brave & Crazy, Saigon Hookers, Holly McNarland, DJ Mas and others. Tri City Roller Derby team, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Partial proceeds to local food bank. Doors at noon, bring lawn chair or blanket. $29.99, child $19.99 (eventbrite.ca). Bingemans Event Square, 425 Beingemans Centre Dr. bingemans.com. Aug 30

KINGSVILLE FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL Bruce Cockburn, Jane Siberry, David Francey, Valdy, Russell deCarle Band, Ron Hynes, Jaron Freeman-Fox & the Opposite of Everything, Fish & Bird, JP Cormier and many others. Fri 6 to 11 pm, Sat 11 am to 11 pm, Sun 10:30 am to 10:30 pm. Fri $35, Sat or Sun $55, wknd pass $90. Lakeside Park, 315 Queen (Kingsville). 519-997-7777, kingsvillefolkfest.org. Aug 8 to 10

KITCHENER BLUES FESTIVAL Colin Linden, Swamparella, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley, Steve Strongman, Jerome Godboo Band, Chuckee Zehr & the Crawdaddies, the Perpetrators, Stephen Fearing and others. Free and ticketed shows (ticketscene.ca). Downtown Kitchener, Victoria Park and other venues. 519-571-2555, kitchenerbluesfestival.com. Aug 7 to 10

LIONEL RICHIE Concert by the American singer/songwriter, with opener CeeLo Green. 7:30 pm. $41.25-$121.25. Budweiser Gardens, 99 Dundas (London). budweisergardens.com. Jul 31

MILL RACE FESTIVAL Traditional folk and Celtic, Morris and sword dancers at this outdoor fest downtown and at a stone mill overlooking the Grand River. Bilge Rats, Hannah Shira Naiman, Melrose Trio, Common Ground, County Vaudeville and others perform. Workshops and children’s stage and activities. Free. Mill Race Park and area, Park Hill and Water (Cambridge). 519-621-7135, millracefolksociety.com. Aug 1 to 3

RIVERFEST ELORA Blue Rodeo, Serena Ryder, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Arkells, Dan Mangan, Blacksmith, Elliott Brood, Young Galaxy, the Strumbellas and others perform at the community and music fest. Bring a blanket or chair. Rain or shine, gates 2 pm. Fri $45, Sat $66, wknd pass $81. Bissell Park, 127 East Mill (Elora). riverfestelora.com. Aug 22 to 23

ROCKINWHEEL Chad Brownlee, Dry County, Them Dang Rattlers, the Rizdales and Tanya Marie Harris Aug 15 Sam Roberts Band, Sam Cash & the Romantic Dogs, Marcellus Wallace and others Aug 16. Fundraiser for Shoot For A Cure, stopconcussions.com and Parkwood Hospital. $30. Lions Park, Lions Park Drive (Mt Brydges). rockinwheel@gmail.com. Aug 15 to 16

STOMPIN’ TOM MUSIC TRIBUTE SHOW Whiskey Jack, Randy Morrison, Conrad Kipping and Debbie Fleming perform alongside host Sean Cullen. $27. Royal Canadian Legion, 207 St Patrick (Stratford). 1-866-288-4313. Aug 4

STRATFORD SUMMER MUSIC Jan Lisiecki & the Annex Quartet Aug 1, Stompin’ Tom Connors tribute Aug 4, the Resolutionaries Aug 7-10, The Grand Piano Series with Wesley Shen Aug 20, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Aug 22-23, and others. Check website for schedule and prices. St Andrew’s Church, Royal Canadian Legion and other venues (Stratford). 1-866-288-4313, stratfordsummermusic.ca. Aug 1 to 24

WEST COAST BLUESFEST Sue Foley Band w/ Peter Karp, Jack de Kayzer, MacKenzie Blues Band and others. Fri night walkabout with live blues at several venues. Fri evg walking pass $10, wknd pass $25, Sat show $25 (ticketscene.ca). The Livery, 35 South (Goderich). westcoastblues.ca. Aug 29 to 30

Georgian Bay/Grey County/Lake Huron/Owen Sound

ELECTRIC ECLECTICS Performers include Fresh Snow, Tarpit, Erin Sexton, Not the Wind Not the Flag, Paul Dutton and more, DJ sets by Petra Glynt, HVYWTR and many others. Plus films, workshops and installations. Camping available. Various prices, check website. Funny Farm, 202 Scotch Mountain (Meaford). 519-378-9899, electric-eclectics.com. Aug 1 to 3

HOLSTEIN BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION Davis & Grant, Canucky Bluegrass Boys, Monroe Sisters, Hard Ryde, Commercial Bluegrass Band and others play outdoors. Day $20-$30, wknd pass $70, adv $65, srs $65, age 13-17 $50. Love’s Sugarbush, 392098 Grey 109 (Holstein). 416-460-6489, bluegrassinholstein.ca. Aug 8 to 10

LEITH SUMMER FESTIVAL Music Mosaic with Lara St John and Serouj Kradjian Aug 2 at 7:30 pm, Afternoon Fantasy with Alessandra Ammara and Roberto Prosseda Aug 10 at 2 pm, Hallelujah! Trish Sings Cohen with Patricia O’Callaghan, Andrew Downing and Robert Kortgaard Aug 23 at 7:30 pm. $25, stu $15 series pass $120. Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane (Leith). 1-888-446-7699, leithfestival.ca. Aug 2 to 23

MUDTOWN MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL Thee Silver Mount Zion Memorial Orchestra, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Odonis Odonis, Fresh Snow, Mahogany Frog, Bry Web, Alana Gurr and many others at multiple venues, plus art installations, a night market and artisans. Wknd pass $75, Fri/Sat pass $45-$55 adv. Roxy Theatre, 251 9th E (Owen Sound). 1-888-446-7699, mudtownfestival.com. Aug 8 to 9

MUSIC IN THE FIELDS Country music festival with Dierks Bentley, Gord Bamford, the Road Hammers, Tim Hicks, Brett Kissel, High Valley, Lindsay Ell, Whitney Rose and others. Camping available. Fri $70, Sat $100, wknd pass $130 (ticketscene.ca). Lucknow Soccer Complex, 790 Havelock (Lucknow). Aug 22 to 23

SAUBLE BEACH GUITAR FESTIVAL Miodrag Zerdoner and Elliot Frank Aug 13, Altius Duo and Francois Fowler Aug 14, Emma Rush and Henderson-Kolk Aug 15, and Brent Crawford and Francisco Bernier Aug 16. 8 pm. $20, four-concert pass $70. Sauble Christian Fellowship Church, 25 Southampton Parkway (Sauble Beach). saubleguitarfest.com. Aug 13 to 16

SUMMERFOLK MUSIC & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Buffy Sainte-Marie, Union Duke, Beckon, Danny Michel, Oh Susanna, Ventanas, David Sereda, David Newland and many others at this outdoor festival. Various prices, check website. Kelso Beach Park, Eddie Sargent Pkwy at 19th (Owen Sound). 1-888-655-9090, summerfolk.org. Aug 15 to 17

Huntsville/Muskoka/Parry Sound/Sudbury

BOOTS AND SPURS STAMPEDE RODEO AND MUSIC FESTIVAL Aaron Pritchett, Beverley Mahood, Celine Marie, Marc Ekins, Kansas Stone and others, plus rodeo activities. Camping available. Wknd pass $55, Fri $25, Sat $35, youth pass $20. Foley Fairgrounds, 60 Rankin Lake (Parry Sound). bootsandspursstampede.com. Aug 8 to 10

FESTIVAL OF THE SOUND Duke Ellington tribute Aug 2, Cecilia String Quartet Aug 6, Lafayette String Quartet Aug 7, Piazolla Piano Party Aug 9, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony Aug 10 and other concerts. Stockey Centre and other area venues. Various prices, some free events. Charles W Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay (Parry Sound). 1 866-364-0061, festivalofthesound.ca. Aug 1 to 10

HUNTSVILLE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Aug 1, Michael Kaeshammer Aug 2, Nagata Shachu Aug 8, Justin Rutledge Aug 9, Johannes Linstead Aug 14, Lighthouse Aug 15 and other concerts. Various prices. Algonquin Theatre, 37 Main E (Huntsville). 705-789-4975, huntsvillefestival.on.ca. Aug 1 to 23

MUSIC ON THE BARGE The Good Brothers perform at 7:30 pm as part of ChautauquaFest. Bring a lawn chair. Concert cancelled in the event of rain. Donations welcome. Gull Lake Rotary Park, Bethune at Brock (Gravenhurst). musiconthebarge.webs.com. Aug 17

MUSKOKA BEER FESTIVAL TooNice perform. 1 to 6 pm. $15, advance $10. Annie Williams Park, 50 Santa’s Village (Bracebridge). muskokabeerfestival.ca. Aug 2

PETER’S PLAYERS Basia Bulat Jul 31, Acoustic Sounds of Big Sugar Aug 7, Matt Schofield Aug 8, Ruthie Foster Aug 9, the Record Company Aug 12, Carole Pope Aug 15, Pat Travers Aug 17, Quinn Sullivan Aug 22, and Lincoln Durham Aug 23. $65-$130. Peter’s Players, 830 Muskoka S (Gravenhurst). 705-687-2117, petersplayers.com. Aug 6 to 26

RIVER VALLEY BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE David Davis & the Warrior River Boys, Stevens Family, Ralph Stanley, Hard Ryde, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, Jeanette Williams and others. Rough camping included. Day $20-$25, wknd pass $90-$105. Hwy 539A through River Valley (West Nipissing). 705-789-9049. Jul 31 to Aug 3


AMPHITHEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Elton Lammie Aug 8, Stars Aug 9, and Cowboy Junkies Aug 16. $49-$89, dinner packages available. Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate Winery, 2145 Niagara Stone (Niagara-on-the-Lake). 1-866-589-4637 ext 2, jacksontriggswinery.com. Aug 8 to 16

FALLSVIEW SUMMER CONCERTS Elton John tribute Jul 31-Aug 2, the Four Tops Aug 8-9, Edmund Leung & William So Aug 10-11, Darius Rucker Aug 27-28 and others. Various prices, see website for details. Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, 6380 Fallsview. niagarafallshilton.com. Jul 31 to Aug 28

ILLUMINAQUA Live musical performances on a floating stage surrounded by fire. Florence K with Bobby Bazini Aug 8, Jimmy Rankin and Beams Aug 29. 8 pm. $24.50-$28.50. Merritt Park Amphitheatre, 115 King (Welland). 905-735-1700, illuminaqua.com. Aug 8 to 29

MUSIC NIAGARA Festival of classical to jazz, country to cabaret. Elora Festival Singers picnic supper Aug 2, Janina Fialkowska Aug 3, Stewart Goodyear Aug 9, John Sherwood Trio Aug 9, and others. Various prices. St Mark’s Church and other venues (Niagara-on-the-Lake). 1-800-511-7429, musicniagara.org. Aug 2 to 16

THE NIAGARA JAZZ FESTIVAL Multi-venue series of live jazz concerts. Artists included are Barbra Lica, Brownman Electryc Trio, Nathan Hiltz, Chase Sanborn, Heather Bambrick, Jaymz Bee, Mike Daley, Blue Note Tribute Quintet and many others. NOTL Public Library, Oast House Brewery, Stratus Vineyards and other venues. Fest pass $149, some free events. niagarajazzfest.com. Aug 22 to 24

SESSIONS SHOWCASE Jen Chapin Aug 8, and Chelsea Crites Aug 29. $10-$25 (ticketscene.ca). Sessions on the River, 133 Niagara (Fort Erie). 905-658-7253. Aug 8 to 29

Brighton/Cobourg/Picton/Prince Edward County/Port Hope

COBOURG OUTDOOR CONCERTS Concert Band of Cobourg plays Tuesday evenings in the bandshell. 8 pm. Free. Victoria Park, 138 Division (Cobourg). 1-888-262-6874, cobourg.ca. Aug 5 to 26

MUSIC AT PORT MILFORD Chamber music festival includes Takai String Quartet Aug 2, Mary Berard, Peter Longworth and others Aug 9. See website for schedule. $25, stu $10. St Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main (Picton). mpmcamp.org. Aug 2 to 9

PORT MILFORD TAKES TO THE STREETS Students of the classical chamber music festival busk on street corners. 10 am to noon. Free. Main (Picton). mpmcamp.org. Aug 2

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY MUSIC FESTIVAL Festival’s Greatest Hits Sep 20, Mary Lou Fallis & Peter Tiefenbach Sep 21, Gryphon Trio Sep 22, Puccini’s La Bohème Sept 26, Baroque Sep 27 and many more concerts. Various venues in Picton and Bloomfield (see website). $36-$50, passes available. Regent Theatre, 224 Main (Picton). 1-877-411-4761, pecmusicfestival.com. Sep 19 to 28

SUMMER BANDSHELL CONCERT SERIES Davis & Grant Aug 7, Donegan Fiddlers Aug 14, Kim Doolittle Blues Band Aug 21, and Marty & the Mojos Aug 28. 7 pm. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Memorial Park, Queen at Augusta (Port Hope). 905-885-2004, porthopetourism.ca. Aug 7 to 28


FOREST FESTIVAL Concerts include Canadian Brass Aug 12, Greg Keelor & Jim Cuddy Aug 13, Measha Brueggergosman Aug 14, Angel Forrest Aug 15, the Shuffle Demons Aug 16, Bruce Cockburn Aug 17 and others. Concerts at 2 or 8 pm at Bone Lake Amphitheatre or the Logging Museum. $10-$62. Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve, Redken N of Hwy 118 (Haliburton). 705-754-2198, theforestfestival.com. Aug 12 to 17

FORT STEWART JAMBOREE Cecil Andrus, Chris White, Jared Hall, Jeff Spence, Mel Stewart, Vernon Mackey & the Hughey Band, Rick Cullen Band, Karl Coulas Band and Munro Band. Noon to 9 pm. Camping available. $10, under 12 free. Carlow Community Centre, 1702 Fort Stewart (Boulter). Aug 9

PETERBOROUGH FOLK FESTIVAL Kickoff concert with the Constantines, Lonely Parade and Marine Dreams Aug 22, the Burning Hell Aug 23, and hands-on workshops Aug 24 in the park. Fri events downtown, Sat at Nicholls Oval and Sun at Millennium Park. Nicholls Oval Park, Millenium Park (Peterborough). 705-874-6796, peterboroughfolkfest.com. Aug 22 to 24

PETERBOROUGH MUSICFEST Monkeyjunk Aug 2, Barney Bentall Aug 6, Justin Rutledge Aug 13, the Good Lovelies Aug 20, Royal Wood Aug 23 and many others. Concerts Wed and Sat at 8 pm to Aug 27. Free. Del Crary Park, Crescent at Perry (Peterborough). 705-755-1111, ptbomusicfest.ca. Aug 2 to 27

WESTBEN BARN CONCERTS Music in an outdoor setting. Andrew Downing and friends Jul 31, Doug Leahy and friends Aug 1, Oliver Jones Aug 2, H’Sao Aug 3. $38-$50. The Barn, 6698 County Road 30 (Campbellford). 1-877-883-5777, westben.ca. Jul 31 to Aug 3


CALABOGIE BLUES & RIBFEST David Wilcox, Jimmie Vaughan, Anthony Gomes, Paul DesLauriers Band, Kelly Richey Band, Dawn Tyler Watson & the Ben Racine Band, Charlie A’Court, Raoul & the Big Time, Jerome Godboo, Wicked Grin and others. $35-$45, wknd pass $71. Calabogie Peaks Resort, 30 Barrett Chute (Calabogie). 1-800-669-4861, calabogieblues.com. Aug 15 to 17

CLASSICAL CONCERTS Pianist Pavel Kolesnikov Aug 11. 7:30 pm. $45. Thousand Islands Playhouse Springer Theatre, 690 Charles. 1-866-382-7020, 1000islandsplayhouse.com. Aug 11

OTTAWA CHAMBERFEST Ensemble Made in Canada Jul 31, Lafayette String Quartet Aug 1, Lemon Bucket Orkestra Aug 2, Dover Quartet Aug 3, Ensemble Caprice Aug 6 and many others. At DCU Church and other venues. Passports from $175 to $329, various single ticket and gala prices. Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper. 613-234-6306, ottawachamberfest.com. Jul 31 to Aug 7

WOLFE ISLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL The Rural Alberta Advantage, K-OS, Shad, Bry Webb, Young Galaxy, PUP, Harlan Pepper, Wilderness of Manitoba and others, a short ferry ride from Kingston or Cape Vincent. Gates 5 pm. $45-$125, wknd pass $100 (early bird at ticketfly.com). Wolfe Island (Kingston). wolfeislandmusicfestival.com. Aug 8 to 9

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