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

Glass Tiger – November 17, 2018

It’s quite amazing when you know that the group playing on stage is having as great a time playing as the audience is listening and clapping.   Saturday, Nov. 17’s sold out crowd totally enjoyed every minute of Glass Tiger’s marvellous performance.  Lead singer Alan Frew carried on a good-natured running commentary about the songs they were singing, many off their … Read More

Sweet Alibi – November 3, 2018

Another  great concert at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 3/18.   The Winnipeg trio Sweet Alibi, with backup on bass and drums, sang a wonderful collection of their own songs off their 3 albums, as well numbers from greats such as Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan.  In addition to their wonderful harmony, all … Read More

Steve Poltz – October 13, 2018

Playing his second last concert in Ontario before heading back to Nashville, Steve Poltz, singer, song-writer, excellent guitarist and story-teller was very entertaining as he told sometimes irreverent, sometimes crazy stories and sang many of his own songs, including one he made up about Highgate while onstage. One of his lengthy stories was about a wild trip down the Baja … Read More

Slocan Ramblers – September 22, 2018

The Slocan Ramblers opened the 2018-19 Concert Season at The Mary Webb Centre for the Arts on Saturday, September 22 with their energetic and wonderful toe-stomping bluegrass.  The extremely talented Slocans, playing mandolin, banjo, bass and guitar along with great harmony, played a wide range of bluegrass from well-known numbers to many of their own songs.  They kept the audience … Read More

Michael VanHevel – June 2, 2018

Review of the Michael Vanhevel Concert at The Mary Webb Centre on June 2nd 2018   What a fun way to end the 2017-18 concert season at The Mary Webb Centre. From the time he walked onto the stage until the very last note, Michael Vanhevel , from Petrolia, had the audience loving it all, singing and clapping along, twisting … Read More

Trent Severn – May 12, 2018

Trent Severn is an acclaimed Ontario folk trio who sing original, contemporarysongs easily described as “Canadian history in harmony”. Topically modern with a humorous twist,Trent Severn have inspired