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

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