Festival Hall Centre for the Arts

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Tim and the Glory Boys
Tim Neufeld and the Glory Boys - 7:00 p.m.
The Hootenanny! Tour
Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $30 family pass

A worship hoedown!

Tickets are available at

Sponsored by Wesley Community Church

Please note tickets are not available at the box office.



Friday, April 28th, 2017

John McDermott - 7:30 p.m.
Raised on Songs and Stories
Price: 49.50 includes all taxes

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a commendation from the Minister of Veteran’s Affairs for this ongoing work, which includes his foundation McDermott House Canada, dedicated to improving care in the final stages of terminal illness and providing a warm, welcoming place to stay for Canada’s veterans, military, first responders and their families. 

 In concert, whether he is sharing the stage with a topnotch group of musical friends or touring the world as part of the famed Three Irish Tenors, McDermott continues to enchant audiences with his beautiful voice and sensitive renditions. Though time and travel have introduced him to a wealth of new material and experiences, he manages to incorporate that diversity into his performances, while retaining the beguiling sense of  humour that endeared him to audiences from the beginning. This tour features songs from his latest release, Raised on Songs and Stories, and a variety of favourites from his vast recording catalogue.  

 A delectable evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace by the consummate craftsman himself, John McDermott.

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 " ONE OF THE FINEST TALENTS EVER TO GRACE OUR STAGE" - Rick Wharton Director Festival Hall

A delectable evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace by the consummate craftsman himself, John McDermott.

 “Tenor John McDermott is one of this country's most beloved entertainers.” - Toronto Star

"John McDermott is the real thing - with a sound as pure and achingly beautiful as the ancient countryside." - Chicago Sun Times  

“His rich tenor voice is as warm and comforting as a hot toddy on a cold winter's night.” - Kitchener Record

“McDermott has a warm and instantly recognizable voice that sometimes resonates like Gordon Lightfoot with a brogue.” - Seattle Times

“The world's greatest Irish-Scots-Canadian tenor melted hearts and raised smiles in London yesterday.” - London Free Press

Click to watch John sing The Old Man


Click to watch John sing One Small Star



Friday, May 26th, 2017

Starz in Motion Dance Studio
Starz in Motion - Terpsichore - The Muse of Dancing - 7:00 p.m.
Presents Terpsichore
Price: $19.00 includes hst and arts development fund

Friday May 26 at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday May 27 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Atyeo's Dance Studio
Atyeo's Dance Studio Showcase 2017 - June 2 and 3 at 6 pm
Showcase 2017
Price: 20.00


A Theme Showcase in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro and Hip Hop.

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Greatest Tributes
Greatest Tributes featuring Elvis, Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline and the Tonettes - 7:30 p.m.
Elvis,Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly
Price: 39.82

“Greatest Tributes” brings you some of the world’s most exciting performers live on stage. Accompanied by the “Rockin’ Royals Band”, this show will feature the most incredible Tributes to Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, and a special guest performance by the sensational “Tonettes.” 

From the Internationally Acclaimed “Buddy Holly Story”, direct from British Columbia, Zachary Stevenson has been the starring role as Buddy Holly in over ten different productions of the Buddy Holly Story across North America. Zachary was named one of the top ten talents to watch in the Vancouver Sun. 

The look and sound of one of the greatest singers in the history of country music the late Patsy Cline is brought to life when Amberley Beatty steps on stage. With her elegant gown, bright red lips, and the sultry sound, she captures the essence of Patsy Cline. 

Known as “The Tonettes”, Cathy, Marlene and Amoy have been blessed with power, sensitivity, and vocal energy. This sensational trio will be performing a variety of songs dedicated to the great 50s and 60s musical eras. This special performance is one rarely seen by this amazing group of singers. 

Pete Paquette is a World-class Elvis Tribute Artist that is in great demand and is highly regarded as one of the top Elvis performers in the business today. Known for captivating his audiences through his incredible voice, high energy, charisma, and playful spontaneity with his audiences, Pete is an exciting performer to watch and leaves his audiences wanting more. 

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The Ennis Sisters
The Ennis Sisters - Christmas Show - 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Show
Price: $30 plus hst adults, $15 plus hst children/youth 16 and under

The Ennis Sisters are embarking on their 8th season of celebrating Christmas with their family friendly spectacular Christmas show. In 2017, the Juno award-winning trio brings their highly-acclaimed holiday show to venues from coast to coast with concerts scheduled for Ontario, Alberta,British Columbia and finishing up with shows in their home province of Newfoundland. From their Christmas originals and holiday classics to their well-timed stories and folkloric recitations, this is a family-friendly show you won’t want to miss!

This is a five piece with all three sisters and two very skilled side men who also sing. The show consists of songs from their four Christmas albums plus some
traditional Christmas songs. They include stories of Christmas past and present plus some traditional Irish step dancing. The show contains a great deal of humour. The show is suitable for all ages. They do receive regular radio play for their signature Christmas hit, “ I’ll Be There Christmas Eve”.

From Bassano Arts Council president Linda Andres
The ENNIS SISTERS were absolutely fantastic!! One of the very best concerts we have had in 33 years - and my personal favourite. I was so looking forward to having them in Bassano, and their music was just out-of-this-world fantastic! I was not prepared for the humour - so that was a great surprise. Karen's wit and charm and dry sense of humour is incredible. We laughed so hard all night! All five of the group members were extremely easy to work with, and were all wonderful people.
From Moe McGuinty, Manager Of The Dekker Centre North Battleford:
“It was a full house and half way through the first song, the Ennis Sisters had captured the hearts of everyone in the theatre. The Dekker Centre, North Battleford, SK, has in its first three seasons, presented Grammy winners and Juno winners, members of the Order Of Canada and members of the Grand Old Opry. We have never presented an act that has been more warmly welcomed, enjoyed and appreciated. Word of mouth would have filled the house again the very next night. We can’t believe we have to wait a year.”
At the Keyano Theatre in Fort McMurray, the Ennis Sisters drew a near capacity crowd of 520. Theatre Manager Alan Roberts comments:
“The Ennis Sisters put on a fantastic show! They have a fantastic, welcoming interaction with the audience and presented their show with great story telling,