Concerts

Brantford Symphony presents a Special Presentation for Schools - Bach to the Future With the Platypus Theatre

Public on sale date Wednesday January 2 at 12 PM Thu Feb 21 12:30 PM

After last season's three sold out performances of "Presto, Mambo!", the Platypus Theatre returns with another one of their exciting children-oriented shows, "Bach to the Future" featuring young Corky.
Corky’s eccentric Uncle Siegfried is the obvious person to help her with her student project on classical music. While poking around in his peculiar workshop, she accidentally combines the ingredients of a magical musical spell making her tumble through time to meet some of the world’s most fascinating composers. 


Pricing Info:

Adults: $15.00

Children and Elementary Students:  $5.00

For tickets call: 519-759-8781

Carl Dixon

Main Lobby Thu Feb 21 8:00 PM

Carl Dixon is one of Canada’s stellar rock musicians. His first international record deal came with Coney Hatch in the 1980s. Big tours, radio hits, MTV, "the big time" all came with that. Carl then went on to perform with some of Canada’s most iconic bands. Two different hitches as lead singer of the Guess Who bookended a four-year stint playing with April Wine.  In 2008 Carl’s life was nearly cut short. He barely survived a shocking head on car accident in Australia while on a break from touring with The Guess Who. 

Pricing Info:

$35.00

Matthew Good – Solo Acoustic

Support act: Poesy Thu Mar 7 8:00 PM

Matthew Good is one of Canada’s preeminent voices in music today. In the 20 years since the release of his debut album, he has been prolific in his output. Matthew’s studio albums have combined for nearly one million albums sold in Canada alone. He released his ninth solo album, Something Like A Storm in the fall of 2017, and has been nominated for over 20 Juno Awards. 

Matthew is also known for his support of various causes, most notably his dedication to raising awareness regarding mental health issues and human rights.


Pricing Info:

$65.00/$55.00

VIP packages available at www.matthewgood.org/shows

Jesse Cook in Concert

Please note date change to Tuesday March 19 Tue Mar 19 8:00 PM

The Sanderson Centre welcomes back Juno winning master guitarist Jesse Cook.  Known for his intoxicating fusion of world music, has travelled the globe looking for sounds that resonate with him.  Fans will be entertained with Canadian guitarist, composer, producer and Juno Award winner.  Jesse will perform familiar works of an intoxicating mix of rumba flamenco, jazz, world music some all-time favourites.  

Pricing Info:

$52.00

Brantford Downtown Jazz presents JIM CLAYTON QUARTET with Sonja Gustafson

Mon Apr 15 8:00 PM

"Warm and happy... tender and soulful" is how Downbeat Magazine describes Jim Clayton's music. He calls it "bebop with a touch of New Orleans," his second home. The award-winning pianist saw his latest album "Lenny Jumps In" land on the jazz radio charts in Canada and the USA. Jim's entertained audiences around the globe, from ex-pats in Asia to our troops in Bosnia. Joining Jim is London's award-winning jazz songstress Sonja Gustafson.  She brings a cool verve to classic and lesser-known standards. Sonja is dazzling whether performing passionate ballads, scatting with abandon, or crooning popular covers.

 

Pricing Info:

$30.00

Chubby Checker

Wed Apr 17 2:00 PM

In 2 minutes and 42 Seconds, Chubby Checker revolutionized popular culture and changed the Music Business forever. When he appeared on American Bandstand in 1960 and performed “The Twist,” it was the dawn of a new era in Rock & Roll. He stands alone as a one of a kind rock icon, who has had 36 Hit Records, is the only artist to have a single go to # 1 twice, and according to Billboard, has the # 1 Single for the whole decade of the 60’s. Chubby was awarded the first Platinum Single, the first Rock Grammy and has sold an astounding 250,000,000 records over the years. 

Pricing Info:

$70.00

Ashley MacIsaac – Fiddler Extraordinaire

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby Wed Apr 17 8:00 PM

One of the most celebrated Canadian roots musicians of all time, having sold 500,000 plus albums, Ashley has  garnered international acclaim with hard-nosed, traditional Cape-Breton style, while adding his own spin, mixing genres and updating Celtic music to appeal to a broader spectrum of fans. Much has been said about the antics of the enfant terrible of the Fiddle, but only because he has had international success and notoriety from an early age. 


Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.

Classic Albums Live - CCR Chronicle Vol. 1

Thu Apr 25 8:00 PM

Creedence Clearwater Revival was America's greatest band. Their music reached out and got an entire continent rocking. Hit after hit, no other band delivers that big a collection of instantly recognizable, toe tapping songs. Classic Albums Live will honour the legacy of CCR by performing their 'Chronicle' album with joy and dedication. Note for note - cut for cut.

Pricing Info:

$40.00

 

Brantford Music Club presents The Canadian Celtic Choir

With fiddler Shane Cook, and step dancer Kyle Waymouth Tue Apr 30 7:30 PM

The choir’s repertoire features songs primarily from Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, and the Canadian Maritimes ranging from the traditional (including a few songs sung in Irish, Gaelic and Welsh) to the more contemporary.

Pricing Info:

Adult: $30.00

Student: $10.00

Derek Bond Entertainment and Diamond Entertainment present: GALAXY OF STARS – MUSIC OF THE BIG BANDS

Please note date change to Thursday May 9 Thu May 9 2:30 PM

“Music of the Big Bands" is a dazzling showcase of your favourite legendary Swing Era songs, perfectly recreated by the renowned 14-member Galaxy Orchestra under the musical direction and virtuosic wizardry of Canada’s King of the Clarinet, Ross Wooldridge.  Also featuring vocals by acclaimed songstress Robin Lea and crooning sensation Dave Statham, with special guest Rudy Mayes… this is a must-see show!

 

Pricing Info:

$48.00

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