Skydiggers – May 11, 2024

The Mary Webb Centre’s Final 2023-24 Concert   On Saturday, May 11, 2024 the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate ended its 2023-24 concert series with two different groups. Before the headline band the Skydiggers, there was an opening act, Albion West, from Chicago, the first band out of the US to perform at the MWC. Albion West … Read More


On Friday Mar. 22, 2024, the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts, after a few scary hours during the morning and early afternoon when the weather threatened to perhaps cancel the concert, welcomed Canadian folk singer Valdy. He had driven that day from Colbourg and without any trouble getting to Highgate, a relief to us all. He mentioned at the … Read More

Amanda Martinez – April 20, 2024

The Mary Webb Centre wasn’t completely full on Saturday, April 20, 2024 for the Amanda Martinez concert, but the enthusiastic audience applauded like a full house, loudly and lengthy after every song. The talents of the band were seen and heard throughout the night with solos or succinct accompaniment to the Latin, world and Gypsy rhythms. Rosendo “Chendy” Leon on … Read More

Take 3 & Company

On Feb. 10th, 2024, Take 3 & Company brought their wonderful “Remembering Burt Bacharach” to the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate. The Take 3 artists, backed up by four wonderful musicians, covered a wide variety of the hundreds of tunes written by Bacharach with many along with lyricist Hal David. The three, Ron and Jenny Naute along … Read More

Keith Brown

On the evening of Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024 a full house of adults and children packed the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate waiting to be amazed by magician Keith Brown. They were not disappointed. Keith, who has relatives in Ridgetown, did a variety of card tricks some of which involved his amazing memory. He had 4 volunteers … Read More


A sold out audience was treated to an outstanding performance at the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023. The nine talented musicians performed such a varied and excellent variety of songs, it was hard to believe that it came from one family. It was so obvious the Leahys have been exposed to music … Read More

The Fugitives

The Fugitives On Saturday, Nov. 4 th , the west coast band “The Fugitives” graced the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts with their truly original and amazing performance. The four Fugitives all have wonderful voices. They sang a wide range of songs from their various albums, some done A Capella. From their CD, Trench Songs, based on songs from … Read More

Listen to the Music – Doobie Brothers Tribute Band

The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts was rocking and rolling on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023 as they listened to “Listen to the Music” by the Doobies Brothers Tribute Band. They started off with “Jesus is All Right” from 1973 and shortly after played “Black Water”, from 1973 which was the Doobies first #1 hit. All five musicians were truly … Read More

Sarah Harmer

On Saturday, September 23, 2023, the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate was honoured to have a Canadian icon, Sarah Harmer, perform on their stage. Harmer and her band were greeted by a loud round of applause as they came onto the stage, and that wild reception continued throughout the evening. Harmer mentioned in her opening remarks that … Read More

Aaron Allen and Guest Band TruckStop Super Friends

On Fri., Sept. 8th, 2023, the crowd in the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts enjoyed the beginning of its 2023-24 season with Chatham-born Aaron Allen who was performing the final show of his season. To start off the evening, our regular sound technician Joel Morningstar, playing bass guitar, brought his band TruckStop Super Friends to play 30 minutes of … Read More