2018 Peter Schneider Concert Series

For more than 16 years, new and seasoned musicians have been delighting crowds at the Peter Schneider Concert Series in beautiful Bell Park. The series runs through the summer with concerts free of charge every Sunday evening from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Concerts are scheduled for the William Bell Gazebo (next to the Bell Park Main Beach), the Katherine Bell Gazebo (on the Jim Gordon Boardwalk) and the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. In the event of rain, concerts are moved to St. Peter’s United Church, 203 York Street, Sudbury.

Sunday, June 3

Grace Hartman Amphitheater

The Keyframes are a five-piece indie band from Sudbury. Since their inception a little over a year ago, they have taken to many stages and have made a name for themselves with their catchy melodies, introspective lyrics, and soaring harmonies. They take influence from genres such as pop, folk, jazz, bluegrass, rock, funk, and progressive.

Sunday, June 10

William Bell Gazebo

Chanelle Albert & The Easy Company are a three-piece band based out of Sudbury, led by singer- songwriter Chanelle Albert along with bassist Kyle Jobin, and drummer Ryan McEwen. Their energetic and raw sound takes root from a variety of genres including rock and roll, punk, and the blues.

Sunday, June 17

William Bell Gazebo

Stephen Terry and Rob Blackwell have been playing music together for over half their lives. Now as The Seventh Sea, they are writing and performing songs influenced by the acoustic rock of the mid ‘80s and early ‘90s. Introspective lyrics and folk/blues music combine to uniquely form The Seventh Sea.

Sunday, June 24

William Bell Gazebo

Fronted by Sarah Craig with guitar work from Paul Dunn, Sunnyside Paris takes influence from the 1940s gypsy-jazz era. Their repertoire consists of some the groups swingin’ originals and standards from favorites such as Nina Simone and Billy Holiday.

Sunday July 1

Canada Day – No concert scheduled

Sunday, July 8

Northern Lights Festival Boreal – No concert scheduled

Sunday, July 15

William Bell Gazebo

Born in Elliot Lake, singer/songwriter Mike Trudell is no stranger to the Canadian country music scene with three singles currently on country radio. After a nudge from Juno and CCMA award-winning Canadian country artist George Canyon, Mike decided to leave the medical field and play music full-time.

Sunday, July 22

William Bell Gazebo

Paul Loewenberg and Richard Mende are recipients of the Jackie Washington award of Northern Lights Festival Boreal. P and R Express performs for family groups every Sunday at the Townehouse Tavern.

Sunday, July 29

William Bell Gazebo

Kassie Tyers is a singer-songwriter from Sudbury with an acoustic pop, easy listening, style of music. Her songs tell the stories of life, love, connection, and the human need to belong. Kassie sings from the heart with messages of hope and inspiration.

Sunday, August 5

Grace Hartman Amphitheater

Nadjiwan is a multi-award nominated act that has performed all over North America, including the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Nadjiwan is currently nominated for Best Rock Album for this year’s Indigenous Music Awards and has had several number one songs on the IMA charts.

Sunday, August 12

William Bell Gazebo

The North Winds Quintet features two flutes, a clarinet, a horn and a bassoon. The quintet is made up of five Sudbury women who very much enjoy playing. They perform a variety of music, from Joplin to Beethoven.

Sunday, August 19

Katherine Bell Gazebo

The Swing Fever Octet is a perennial favorite of the concert series, attracting hundreds of listeners and dancers each summer. The band incorporates many well-known tunes with varied rhythms for toe tapping and high stepping. They play current hits with ballroom and big band sounds to round out two hours of music under the stars.