Steve Patterson – Saturday, April 9, 2022

On Saturday, Apr. 9, 2022, the comedian Steve Patterson put on a hilarious show at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts. Steve was “The best comedian ever” at TMWC! Actually he was the first comedian ever at TMWC, so this was an easy but well deserved title!  Steve is the host of the popular CBC program “The Debaters” and … Read More

The Mudmen – Saturday, March 19, 2022

On Saturday, Mar. 19, 2022, The Mudmen got the Mary Webb Centre back into the concert business with a bang.  The band’s name comes from the “founding members” Campbell Brothers’ occupation prior to forming the band.  They were mixing mortar and carrying bricks for bricklayers.  The kilt wearing, bagpipe-playing, amazing musicians raised the roof at The Mary Webb Centre. The … Read More

Molly Johnson – December 11, 2021

On Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, on a cold and windy night, folks from all around Southwestern Ontario ventured out to the Mary Webb Centre for the Arts in Highgate ON to hear a wonderful concert by jazz singer/song writer Molly Johnson and her stellar trio.  Highgate was the first stop in a December tour of southern Ontario and into Quebec … Read More

Rant Maggie Rant – March 7, 2020

Returning for their 6th trip to The Mary Webb Centre on Saturday, March 7, 2020, Rant Maggie Rant put on another amazing, upbeat and lively concert.  It turned out that this concert was their first with a slightly new group of musicians.  With a mix of instrumental and vocal numbers, they covered a range of Celtic music from the seven … Read More

The Western Swing Authority – February 15, 2020

On Feb. 15th, The Western Swing Authority returned to the Mary Webb Centre and the audience were treated to a wonderful evening of “western swing”.  As Shane described, the music is a combination of stellar musicianship and vocals with traditional country and jazz standards.  It originated in the 30s and 40s and was hugely popular during the war years.  It … Read More

Ian Thomas – January 18, 2020

Singer/songwriter Ian Thomas performed for a full house on Saturday, Jan. 18th.  Though billed as a 70s rocker, as Ian told us, he made more of a name for himself in the 80s and 90s.  Some were somewhat skeptical of his talking at the beginning of the show, worried he would chat more than play music.  By the end, many … Read More

The Ennis Sisters – December 11, 2019

The audience who sold out The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts for The Ennis Sisters concert were certainly not disappointed in purchasing their tickets long before the concert date, December 11/2019.  This was The Ennis Sisters 5th visit in 8 years to the Mary Webb Centre, and their 13th concert in a road trip covering 26 venues.   Several … Read More

Valdy – November 16, 2019

The audience at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 16 was treated to truly wonderful concert by Canadian folk legend Valdy.  From his first song, Valdy had everyone under his spell. His stories about the reasons for his songs and his amazing guitar playing were enchanting.  Several songs were poems written by friends or others for … Read More

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