Hawksley Workman live at St Paul’s Centre in Orillia on April 27th, 2023

Hawksley Workman is coming back to Orillia on April 27, 2023, to perform at St. Paul’s Centre in Downtown Orillia.

Hawksley Workman is a JUNO Award-winning and Gold Record certified singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Since his ground-breaking self-produced indie debut For Him and The Girls (1999) through to chart-topping singles of 2020, Hawksley has careened between major label international smash hits to Canadiana soaked indie releases. Boasting a catalogue of 17 solo records, Hawksley’s genre defying style strings together folk, chart pop and irrepressible cabaret. His show-stopping vocals on songs about weather, love, heartbreak and tales of end- times have garnered him a league of devoted fans.

Performing over a thousand shows worldwide, Hawksley has headlined prestigious venues like Massey Hall and The Olympia in Paris. For a uniquely Canadian artist Hawksley has built loyal fan bases in the UK, France, Norway and Australia launching many successful tours, demystifying and delighting fans while drawing on an enviable catalogue of mischievous favourites, glammy stompers and heartfelt hymns to small town Canada.

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The 2023 Mariposa Folk Festival has Announced its Lineup

Tegan and Sara, Feist, Rufus Wainwright, The Wood Brothers, Rural Alberta Advantage, KT Tunstall, Wild Rivers, Judy Collins, Matt Andersen & the Big Bottle of Joy, Jeremy Dutcher, plus 39 more
The Mariposa Folk Festival returns July 7 to 9 to Tudhope Park in Orillia with an amazing lineup.

Nearly 50 acts were revealed today for the 2023 edition of the iconic music festival.

Discover Your New Favourite Artist – Find photos, bios and social media links for all the artists by clicking here

Festival tickets available here

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Watch Tears For Fears in 1985 on The Kenny Everett Television Show

Watch Tears For Fears “perform” their hit single “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” in 1985 on the British TV show “The Kenny Everett Television Show.”

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Mariposa in Concert presents: Union Duke at the St. Paul’s Centre in Orillia on March 25th, 2023

A Mariposa audience favourite, Union Duke, brings its explosive live show to St. Paul’s Centre in downtown Orillia on March 25. The Mariposa In Concert (MIC) show also features James Gray and Josh Kvasnak.

Tickets are $35 (all fees and taxes included) and are available online or at the Mariposa Foundation office, 10 Peter Street South, Orillia. The show is on Saturday, March 25 at St. Paul’s Centre, 62 Peter Street North in downtown Orillia. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. General admission seating.

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R.I.P. Mendelson Joe (July 30, 1944 – Feb 7, 2023)

Mendelson Joe “Bugged” Self Portrait – Courtesy of the Karen Robinson Gallery

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