2019 Peter Schneider Concert Series

For more than 17 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.

June 2, 2019 

Northern Memphis Revival

Location: Grace Hartman Amphitheatre

Northern Memphis Revival got together to pay tribute to Stax Records, the studio responsible for the birth of Southern Soul. They cover artists such as Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke, Sam and Dave, Issac Hayes and many more. Northern Memphis Revival brings southern soul music to Northern Ontario.

June 9, 2019

Seven + One

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Seven + One is a mother and daughter acoustic guitar duo from Lively consisting of Laurie and Sarah Sanders. They perform their own originals and a variety of genres Laurie and Sarah both began playing music at a young age, and between the two of them have been in various choirs and bands, singing, playing guitar, piano and clarinet making music a big part of their lives.

June 16, 2019

The Dazed

Location: Memorial Park

The Dazed is a blues-rock band that is amping up Sudbury's music scene, one show at a time. Heavily influenced by geniuses such as Philip Sayce, John Mayer and The Black Keys, The Dazed has a new and unique sound of tight rhythm, flashy guitar sounds, organ and synthesizers. They have released their first album, titled “Better Company” on November 10th, 2018. The dazed were formed in 2016 and have performed well over 150 concerts in Sudbury.

June 23, 2019

The Marjins

Location: William Bell Gazeboo

The Marjins are an acoustic folk duo made up of Micheal Kelly and John Closs. Singer songwriters who truly enjoy performing, they have in the past year taken too many local stages.  

June 30, 2019

Identity Crisis

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Identity Crisis is composed of four middle-aged men playing music simply for the love of it, as their bucket list project. They are better characterized by their own sound and feel as opposed to specific genres. The band repertoire is an eclectic collection of songs from “The Hip”, “REM”, “Pink Floyd”, and “Blue Rodeo” to name a few. The combination of acoustic and electric guitar gives the band its smooth rock sound. The bands vocals are crisp and true in nature without heavy processing.

July 14, 2019

Ashley Woodruff

Location: William Bell Gazebo

 Ashley Woodroof is a musician of the pop and adult contemporary genre. She developed a passion for singing and writing songs from a very early age, and began taking vocal lessons when she was 11. In 2017 Ashely Woodroff and Rob Murphy, a musician/producer, originally based in Toronto, teamed up to create a musical duo. Ashley released her first single in 2015, and since then has continued to release singles and two albums with the help of Rob Murphy.

July 21, 2019


Location: William Bell Gazebo

Newcastle is a Sudbury-based folk-rock band fronted by Chris Newman and featuring Al Yzereef, Ryan Paquette, and Derek Newman. Newcastle has set blends unique and dynamic arrangements of popular music with Chris’ personal and emotional original songs.

July 28, 2019


Location: Grace Hartman Amphitheatre

Nadjiwan is an Indigenous Rock band consisting of five members. They are a multi-award nominated act that has performed all over North America including the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Northern Lights Festival Boreal, 2015 Pan Am games. Over the past 20 years NADJIWAN has gone on to release six studio albums with the latest one being “Tomahawk Rock”, and has had several #1 songs on the IMA charts.

August 4, 2019

Rachel Barber

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Rachel Barber is a singer-songwriter who is guided by the rural atmosphere and of the Franco-Ontarian realities of the North Bay region. Accompanied by her acoustic guitar, she reveals her maturity through her folk, pop, and country melodies. Her first album, which was released in the fall of 2016, offers a taste of her universe inspired by a mix of real and imaginary voyages. In 2017, Rachel notably won the Coup de coeur "Meilleure artiste solo" award at the 14th edition of Quand ça nous chante, and was selected to be a participant in the 4th season of Rond Point.

August 11, 2019


Location: William Bell Gazebo

Internationally acclaimed ensemble Duo46, now based in Sudbury, is made up of a Violinst Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould and Guitarist Dr. Matthew Gould. Since 1994, Duo46 has toured North and South America and Europe extensively, commissioned over 100 new works, and presented music from Bach to the Beatles and the most avant-garde, new classical music.

August 18, 2019

The Swing Fever Octet

Location: Katherine Bell Gazebo

The Swing Fever Octet is a perennial favourite 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. For over 25 years, The Swing Fever Octet has been entertaining Sudbury audiences with a unique playlist of favourite dance tunes from the 30’s to the 80’s. They are a family friendly band sure to please any crowd.