Welcome to Kincardine Summer Music Festival

KINCARDINE SUMMER MUSIC 2017

CREATING FABULOUS MUSICAL EXPERIENCES FOR 26 YEARS RIGHT HERE IN KINCARDINE

MANY THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS

CHECK OUT ALL THE CONCERTS JULY 27 TO AUGUST 11!  

Once again the Festival brings outstanding talent and award-winning artists to town!  

More details on the lineup poster here

Even more details below!  Click the links

The 26th  annual KSMF August Evening Concert Series starts
Monday August 7, 7:30pm at Knox Presbyterian Church with amazing concert pianist Kati Gleiser and cellist Thomas Beard.

Tuesday August 8, 7:30pm, also at Knox Church,  features 3x JUNO Award nominees and Billboard Charting band Sultans of String (duo), known for flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms.

Wednesday August 9, 6:00 - 10:00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 183 (Please note venue change!) 
SUMMER SCOTTISH FLING AT THE LEGION! 
Two shows for one!
Come out early for a great evening of music and dance from 6:00 to 7:30pm featuring the Kincardine Scottish Fiddle Orchestra and the famous Bruce-Grey group Scatter the Cats plus caller Frank Francalanza.  Don’t know how to dance?  Don’t worry, Frank will show you how.  Such a good time!  

Then at 8:00pm enjoy down-East music with JP Cormier 
Award-winning Canadian bluegrass/folk/Celtic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, JP ‘s famous song  “Hometown Battlefield” about PTSD touched the hearts of Canadians everywhere.  

Thursday August 10, 7:30pm at Knox Church, Stuart Laughton’s Radio Dial.  Stuart, an original member of the Canadian Brass, sings and plays a dozen instruments, and with his Radio Dial ensemble brings an eclectic and exciting meld of 1920’s Broadway, country blues and 60’s pop instrumental hits, B.B. King guitar, Boogie Woogie piano plus much more.

Friday August 11, 7:30pm at Knox Church, the powerful and fun 9-piece horn band Skirt Check.  Funk, swing, rock, pop, ska, reggae, soul and metal. With a broad array of musical styles and influences, there is no telling what genre will come next in a set!

This just in!  We’re excited to announce Skirt Check’s special guest: internationally acclaimed jazz trumpet player BROWNMAN ALI.  This will be amazing!

Tickets $25, available at Jerome Flowers, Kincardine’s Scottish Shop, Ralph’s in Port Elgin, online at TicketScene, and at the door.

August 6 - 11:  Enjoy the Festival 4 O'Clock in the Park Free concert Series in Victoria Park, downtown Kincardine.  (Rain venue Kincardine United Church)  Local and regional artists are featured:  Jamie Smith, Scottish tenor and Don Buchanan, piano; the Thogs;  Robbie Antone Blues; The Pleats; The Snyder Family, and Jamieson Hunter and James Gannett duo.

Music Classes run August 7 - 11 at Huron Heights Public School, 785 Russell Street.

Looking for a place to stay?  Travel arrangements?  Click here for more information.

Visit the KSMF History here to see the hundreds of fabulous artists who have performed here over the years, coming into town from across Canada, North America and Europe over the last 25 years!

Check back for details on upcoming 2017 concerts and events.

 

 

 

 

 

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