Kingston Buskers Rendezvous 2024

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Experience the vibrant heart of Kingston this summer at the annual Buskers Rendezvous, set to dazzle families and visitors from July 4th to 7th. This renowned festival showcases an eclectic mix of street performers, artists, and musicians, turning the historic downtown of Kingston into a lively hub of entertainment. Immerse yourself in the world of street theater with spellbinding acrobatics, side-splitting comedy, and mesmerizing music that resonates through the cobblestone streets.

Portuguese Cultural Centre of Kingston

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The Portuguese Kids make their highly-anticipated return to Kingston with their latest comedy extravaganza, iMPROVISITAS! This isn’t just any comedy show—it’s an interactive experience where you, the audience, get a chance to contribute to the hilarity.

Sandy Pines March Madness Monthly Donor Drive

March is a pivotal time at Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre, as we gear up for the influx of countless wild babies requiring our assistance. Just like expectant parents preparing for their newborn, we are meticulously getting ready—not for one, but potentially thousands of young wildlife. These animals come to us in various states: some merely require our guidance to be safely rehomed, others need urgent care and rehabilitation.

Haley Blais Live At the Broom Factory

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Dive into the world of Haley Blais as she presents songs from her latest album, “Wisecrack,” a deeply personal and conceptually rich exploration of family dynamics and self-identity. Released to critical acclaim, “Wisecrack” is a testament to Haley’s growth as an artist, offering a mix of poignant reflections and witty observations set against a backdrop of lush, emotive soundscapes. Experience the live rendition of this introspective journey, where Haley’s unique blend of humor and vulnerability creates an intimate connection with her audience.

Sing and Swing

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Dive into the heart and soul of jazz with “Sing and Swing – A Jazz at Lincoln Center,” a spectacular showcase set to dazzle audiences at the Isabel Bader Centre in Kingston. This enchanting evening is a tribute to the Great American Songbook, celebrating its rich history with a fresh and exhilarating twist. Witness the incredible Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III, two luminaries of the jazz world, as they breathe new life into timeless classics.

Escher Quartet with Jordan Bak, viola

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Immerse yourself in an evening of exquisite classical music as the renowned Escher String Quartet takes the stage, known for their deep musical insight and unique tonal beauty. This celebrated ensemble, a former BBC New Generation Artist and Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, serves as the season artists of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Faultline /w Jon Browne at the Buckle Downstairs

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hold onto your hats as Faultline, a quartet of seasoned Kingston musicians, hits the stage with their powerful sound that’ll have you rockin’ and reelin’ all night long. From hard-hitting originals to your beloved covers with a twist, they’ve got your musical cravings covered. Doors swing open at 8 pm, with the tunes kickin’ off at 8:30.

Bruce Springsteen Tribute-The Last Of The Duke Street Kings

Experience the heart-pounding excitement of a Bruce Springsteen concert with The Last of the Duke Street Kings, North America’s premier tribute to The Boss and the E Street Band, performing live on March 16th! This is no ordinary tribute act; the Duke Street Kings masterfully recreate the energy, detail, and spirit of Springsteen’s legendary live shows and iconic studio albums.

The Garvin Brothers live

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Strap in for a sonic rollercoaster as The Garvin Brothers bring their electrifying rock & roll to the stage! Since rocking onto the scene in 2022, this Kingston, Ontario-based band has been thrilling audiences with a dynamic mix of covers and original music. Drawing inspiration from the gritty soul of The Glorious Sons, the rock swagger of The Black Crowes, the heartfelt anthems of The Trews, and the rich, Americana sound of Chris Stapleton, The Garvin Brothers offer a musical experience brimming with raw energy and passion.

Sherry’s Silver Jubilee!

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Roll out the red carpet and sprinkle that glitter, because Sherry’s Silver Jubilee is about to dazzle the Kingston scene with a night of flamboyant fun! On March 8th, the spotlight hits The Grad Club for an extravaganza that promises more sparkle than a disco ball at dawn