2017-2018 Season Announcement TICKETS ON SALE Friday June 30, 2017 

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, located in the heart of downtown Brantford, announced their 2017/2018 season of professional entertainment on Thursday June 22, 2017.

Various STIRRING, STUNNING , SURPRISING shows are booked this season.  Jann Arden, Barenaked Ladies, Tom Cochrane with Red Rider and Kim Mitchell to name a few. 

The season includes various matinee shows for the young at heart, several family and children’s events, concerts including country and classic rock with some all-time favourites. This season we are pleased to continue our Artist in Conversation series that will take place in the main lobby.  

SC Johnson is presenting a Family and Community Series taking place on the main stage during the season.  With the support of SC Johnson, a portion of tickets for each Family Series events will be provided free to families supported by Brantford’s Community HUB programs.

Purchase tickets to 4 Sanderson Centre performances at once and become a CENTRE STAGE PATRON, receiving discounted tickets and special benefits. 

The Sanderson Centre welcomes back the following sponsors for the upcoming season: Season Sponsor:  OLG Casino Brantford and David W. Wilson Manufacturing Ltd. and Galeforce Welding Inc.  Family and Community Sponsor: S.C. Johnson,  Series Sponsors:  Millard Chartered Professional Accountants, Performance Sponsors: Best Western, Strodes BBQ & Strodes The Pit and Davis Fuels, Contributing Sponsor:  J.H. Young Fine Jewelers.  

Media Sponsors are the Expositor , 102.9 K-Lite, TSN1150,  Funny 820 AM, YES TV,  the Brant News, KX94.7 New Country FM,  Wave FM 94.7 HD2  and 92.9 the Grand,  Intrigue Media and BScene.  

The Sanderson Centre’s 2017/2018 season goes on sale Friday June 30 at 12:00 p.m. Call the Box Office Monday to Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (July and August Monday – Friday 12 – 5 PM)   at 519-758-8090 or toll-free 1-800-265-0710. Tickets may also be purchased on-line at
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For more information or to book interviews please contact: Liz Oden, Communications and Public Relations 519-752-9910 ext. 5022 or


Jann Arden Sunday October 8 8:00 PM

BARENAKED LADIES CANADA 1-FIVE-0 Thursday October 12 8:00 PM

Fatty Legs Tuesday November 7 7:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents Rush – 2112   Thursday November 9 8:00 PM

Buffy Sainte-Marie Sunday November 12 8:00 PM

John McDermott Christmas Thursday November 23 2:00 PM

Men of the Deeps Thursday November 30 2:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents Pink Floyd –The Wall 
Friday December 8 8:00 PM

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen The Nutcracker Sunday December 10 7:30 PM

A Christmas Carol Saturday December 16 7:00 PM

Underwater Bubble Show Saturday December 30 6:00 PM


Gord Bamford Wednesday January 31 8:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents Fleetwood Mac - Rumors
Saturday February 10 8:00 PM

Rosanne Cash Thursday February 22 7:00 PM

Fred Penner Sunday February 25 2:00 PM

Tom Cochrane and Red Rider Thursday March 15 8:00 PM

Kim Mitchell Wednesday April 4 8:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents Led Zeppelin 1 Thursday May 17 8:00 PM

SC Johnson Community and Family Series 

Fatty Legs Tuesday November 7 7:00 PM
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen The Nutcracker Sunday December 10 7:30 PM
Underwater Bubble Show Saturday December 30 6:00 PM
Fred Penner Sunday February 25 2:00 PM

Lobby Series

Ali Hassan - MUSLIM INTERRUPTED Tuesday October 3 8:00 PM
Fortunate Ones Friday November 24 8:00 PM
The Fugitives Saturday January 27 8:00 PM
My Big Fat German Puppet Show and the Left Hand of Frank 
Wednesday February 7 8:00 PM 

Artists in Conversation
SHARON & BRAM - SKINNAMARINK NIGHT Tuesday November 21, 2017 8:00 PM
RIK EMMETT ROCKS ON Wednesday January 24, 2018 8:00 PM