Michael Vanhevel – October 26, 2019

The full house at the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts was waiting in anticipation for Michael Vanhevel to come out onto the stage on Saturday evening, Oct. 26.  When he did, he was given a rousing ovation before he had even started singing.  Michael was quite taken aback by the response, and told his band members that they could … Read More

Jimmy Rankin – September 20, 2019

The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts opened its 2019-20 season with East Coast sensation Jimmy Rankin.  The packed house was given a rambling concert covering Jimmy’s solo career as well as the many years he spent as part of The Rankin Family from Cape Breton Island.  Jimmy told stories of his celebrated career, telling the audience of his inspirations … Read More

Taw Connors and 101st Anniversary Celebration – August 17, 2019

Aug. 17/19 was an important day for the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts. The 101st anniversary of the original building was the next day. 9 years of concerts at TMWC had just finished in June. It was the first anniversary of the new addition. At 2:00 pm, CK Town Crier George Sims opened the celebrations in the concert hall. … Read More

Rosie and the Riveters – June 15, 2019

The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts closed out its 2108-19 season with the amazing Rosie and the Riveters.  These three wonderful singer/songwriters and good friends flew in from Saskatoon, SK and accompanied by drummer Dave MacDougall from Toronto, put on a highly entertaining show for the full house.  They presented contemporary folk/pop with a feminist twist and sang a … Read More

Steven Page – May 18, 2019

Sold out well in advance of the May 18th show date, 250 ticket holders were treated to an amazing concert from Steven Page and crew.  In fact, the evening started off with opening act, Port Cities, who have accompanied Steven on his concert tour across Canada.  Opening acts are often seen as a form of purgatory before getting to the … Read More

Windsor Symphony – April 26, 2019

On Friday, April 18th, the 14-piece String Orchestra from the Windsor Symphony performed at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts.  With conductor Daniel Wiley, the orchestra performed a wide range of compositions, both modern and classic.  The concert began with an energetic and familiar piece apropos for the season, “Spring” by Vivaldi, which the audience enthusiastically applauded, knowing that … Read More

Lisa Brokop – April 6, 2019

On April 6th, 2019, a full house at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts was treated to a wonderful concert with Lisa Brokop and her “Legendary Ladies of Country” project.  Accompanied by three very talented musicians and singers, Lisa sang songs by legends such as Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris as well as … Read More

Royal Wood – March 9, 2019

  On a very windy and cold Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019, The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts was filled to capacity for the amazingly talented Canadian singer songwriter Royal Wood.  Wood was back for his third appearance at TMWC.  Backed by Steve Zsirai on stand-up bass, Wood once again put on a wonderful concert singing his own songs.  As … Read More

Fred Penner – February 16, 2019

The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts hosted the wonderful Fred Penner, entertainer for all ages, on Saturday Feb. 16 at a special afternoon performance.  You know that Fred put on a great show when the line-up after the show to have his picture taken with families and to sign his books/CDs lasted over 30 minutes.  Throughout his concert, not … Read More

Leahy – Saturday, January 19, 2019

Despite very poor driving conditions on Saturday, Jan. 19, The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts were able to host Leahy, who put on an absolutely amazing show, giving their unique mix of Cape Breton and French Canadian music.  Their awe inspiring instrumental and vocal brilliance had the full house on their feet and wanting more. Over the course of … Read More