2022 Peter Schneider Concert Series

 

For over 20 years, new and seasoned musicians have delighted crowds from June to August with free concerts in Bell Park every Sunday evening from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

2022 Peter Schneider Concert Series Schedule

 

June 5 - JoPo

Location: Grace Hartman Amphitheatre

JoPo is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Nashville recording artist from Greater Sudbury. She recorded her second album at The House of Blues Studios & Ocean Way Studios with CCMA & 2-time Juno Award winner Crystal Shawanda as her producer. Pinpointing a beautiful mixture of rock and folk with a hint of country, JoPo stays true to her roots in her songwriting and is an advocate for community issues.

 

June 12 - Kelly Perras and Kevin Closs

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Kelly and Kevin have worked together for many years. They are very excited to be performing together again as an acoustic duo. With repertoire ranging from Lightfoot to Queen, audiences are delighted to hear songs usually reserved for a full band, skillfully executed with a guitar and two voices.

 

June 19 - Sarah Craig Jazz Trio

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Local musical original artist Sarah Craig will perform bringing her sunshine of smiles, beautiful voice and keyboard styles covering a spectacle of musical genres including jazz infused swing, Latin, and blues standards as well as fun funk, reggae and pop grooves. Sarah is joined by local drum fanatic Christopher Dardick and saxophonist Allan J. Walsh.

 

June 26 - Jacob Starling & Brian Quebec

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Jacob Starling and Brian Quebec have been playing together for nearly 10 years. During that time, they have developed a repertoire of blues tunes, jazz standards, as well as songs from the Great American Songbook, drawing on each of these sources for their show. Always playful and adventurous while maintaining a deep respect for the tradition of improvised music, Jacob and Brian are pleased to play at such a beautiful venue in front of such beautiful people.

 

July 3 - No Strings Attached Community Band

Location: William Bell Gazebo

The No Strings Attached Community Band is an all-volunteer group that has been making music in Sudbury since 2001. It plays a wide variety of music, including marches, classical, and popular music from movies and musicals with marching band instruments. The Band is always open to new members and encourages anyone who once played an instrument to get it out of storage and come join us!

 

July 17 - Restored

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Restored is a group of artists who all have a unique story and a passion for music. With nine songs under their belt, they are excited to announce the upcoming release of their first album later this summer. Members say being in the band has offered the opportunity to fulfil some lifelong dreams and cross off some bucket list items. Restored hopes to keep performing for everyone for a long time!

 

July 24 - Casseo

Location: William Bell Gazebo

Cass and Leo, also known as, Casséo, are part of a popular Sudbury group named Twenty-One. Leo is mistakenly taken as Cass’s father because of his rugged good looks and wise appearance, while Cass portrays the look of youth and class. They enjoy the classics such as Journey and the new stuff such as Dua Lipa. Between the two of them, they have a finger on decades of music.

 

August 7 - The Bluez Brotherz Showband and Revue (Cancelled due to rain)

Location: Grace Hartman Amphitheatre

The Bluez Brotherz Showband and Revue is a tribute to the best tribute band in history...The Blues Brothers. The Sudbury version has been around for 20 years. The band has performed in major centers in Ontario and Quebec. The band has headlined several times at Blues for Food and performed at the Sudbury Ribfest since inception. The band is well known for its exciting audience and centric performance.

 

August 14 - F-105

Location: William Bell Gazebo

F-105 is from Toronto and are currently touring and performing live in support of their new EP, ‘F-105 III’, all while workshopping and developing songs for their next album. F-105 played at a sold-out event, ‘Star Wars Celebration in 2015’ and during the chorus of one of their original songs, the audience sang along - a breakthrough moment for them. Right now, their favorite artist to cover is The Beatles and their favorite original song is ‘Toys’.

 

August 21 - Swing Fever Octet

Location: Katherine Bell Gazebo

The Swing Fever Octet, founded by the late Peter Schneider, has been entertaining Sudbury-area listeners and dancers for more than 25 years. A perennial favourite of the Peter Schneider Concert Series, Swing Fever has proudly carried on Peter’s legacy by offering a fun, family-friendly dance on the final evening of the Concert Series, each year since the concerts began. The Swing Fever Octet plays a mix of well-known tunes from the big band era, ballroom rhythms and popular covers, for a beautiful evening of music under the stars.

 

Please note: Concerts are held at one of three locations within Bell Park; the William Bell Gazebo, the Katherine Bell Gazebo or the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. The venue selection is determined by Leisure Services based on a number of criteria, including size of performing group, expected attendance, technical requirements and the availability of locations. If a concert is held at the Gazebo, seating is not provided. Guests are encouraged to bring a folding chair. There is fixed seating at the Amphitheatre, but guests are welcome to bring chairs if they wish to sit in the grass area.

For more information, please contact:

Leisure Services
City of Greater Sudbury
P: 705-674-4455 Extension 2446
F: 705-671-8145
leisure.services@greatersudbury.ca