2018-2019 Season Announcement 

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, located in the heart of downtown Brantford, announced their 2018/2019 season of professional entertainment on Monday May 28, 2018.

BE A PART OF IT this season with Serena Ryder, I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven, Blue Rodeo, The Next Generation with Leahy, Chubby Checker  and Matthew Good 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 and the lobby 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.

Become a Centre Stage Patron. Purchase tickets to at least four shows in one transaction and receive 15% off all Sanderson Centre series tickets all season long, rentals shows are included in the four shows but the discount does not always apply.  Service fees are waived throughout the season.  Receive advance access to purchase your tickets before they go on sale to the public.

The Sanderson Centre welcomes back the following sponsors for the upcoming season: Season Sponsor:  OLG Casino Brantford  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,   KX94.7 New Country FM,  Wave FM 94.7 HD2  and 92.9 the Grand,  the Jewel 92.1 and AM 1380, Intrigue Media and BScene.  

The Sanderson Centre’s 2018/2019 season goes on sale Friday June 15 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 contact: Liz Oden, Communications and Public Relations 519-752-9910 ext. 5022 or


An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall Thursday September 27 7:00 PM

Serena Ryder Tuesday October 9 8:00 PM 

Fatty Legs Monday October 15 1:00 PM and Tuesday October 16 10:00 & 1:00 PM school performance

Cirque Éloize Saloon –Thursday October 18 8:00 PM 

Classic Albums Live presents Supertramp Breakfast in America
Friday October 19 8:00 PM 

The Golden Girls – Thank You for Being a Friend
Thursday October 25 2:00 PM

Something I’ve Done Tour - The Legendary Downchild Blues Band
Friday October 26 8:00 PM 

Brant Theatre Workshops present Sisters in Solace written by Vincent Ball 
Monday November 5 7:00 PM (school performance Tuesday November 6 1 PM)

Irish Mythen – Tuesday November 20 8:00 PM - Lobby

Any Dream Will Do Wednesday November 21 2:00 PM

Blue Rodeo Friday November 23 and Saturday November 24 8:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents AC/DC Back in Black 
Tuesday November 27 8:00 PM

The Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition Sunday December 9 7:00 PM

The Next Generation Leahy Sunday December 16 7:00 PM


Spidey Friday January 4 6:30 PM

Upright Citizens Brigade Wednesday January 16 8:00 PM

Artists in Conversation presents Murray McLauchlan Thursday January 17 8:00 PM Lobby

Boys, Girls and Other Mythological Creatures Tuesday January 22 10:30 AM & 1:00 PM school performance  

I MOTHER EARTH & FINGER ELEVEN Wednesday January 23 8:00 PM

Classic Albums Live presents Queen Night at the Opera 
Saturday February 2 8:00 PM

Rumble The Concert featuring two-time JUNO Award-winner Derek Miller and other celebrated musicians.  Wednesday February 13 7:00 PM (school performance 1:00 PM) 

Carl Dixon – Thursday February 21 8:00 PM Lobby 

Pete the Cat Tuesday February 26 1:00 PM school performance 

Murphy’s Celtic Legacy Wednesday March 6 2:00 PM 

Matthew Good Thursday March 7 8:00 PM

Artists in Conversation presents Jully Black Wednesday March 13 8:00 PM - Lobby

Jesse Cook Tuesday March 19 8:00 PM

Chubby Checker Wednesday April 17 2:00 PM

Artists in Conversation presents Ashley MacIsaac Wednesday April 17 8:00 PM Lobby

Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch Wednesday April 24 10:00 AM & 1:30 PM (school performance) 

Classic Albums Live presents CCR Chronicle Volume 1 Thursday April 25
8:00 PM