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Friday October 27, 2017

Pavlo in concert with Special Guests Mark Masri and Lazos Ioannidis

Pavlo, the internationally renowned, award-winning recording artist, performer and songwriter, has released 13 albums and has performed more than 2,000 concerts. Born in Toronto to Greek parents, Pavlo has made a name for himself by offering a musical amalgam he simply calls "Mediterranean music...
Wednesday November 1, 2017 - Sunday November 5, 2017

The Theatre Centre presents Sea Sick

Director: Franco Boni with Ravi Jain A non-fiction play performed by an award-winning journalist. Alanna Mitchell is a Canadian science journalist contributing regularly to the New York Times science section, CBC's Quirks & Quarks science programme, CBC Radio and Canadian Geographic Magazine....
Wednesday November 1, 2017

Xara Choral Theatre performs Fatty Legs

The evening performance of Fatty Legs has been cancelled and rededicated as a second school performance due to the overwhelming demand from Kingston area educators. Ticket holders are able to refund or exchange tickets by calling the Grand Theatre box office at 613-530-2050 or visiting in person at...
Thursday November 2, 2017

Patricia O'Callaghan sings Leonard Cohen and more

Experience the sensuous, bittersweet music of Leonard Cohen and his contemporaries, given a feminine touch in the hands of Canadian chanteuse, Patricia O'Callaghan. Mixing his lesser-known songs with new twists on the hits, she peppers these fresh interpretations with French and Spanish, giving the...
Thursday November 9, 2017

Gordon Lightfoot

With his rich, warm voice and nimble guitar technique, this legendary folk-rock singer-songwriter weaves together his unforgettable hits from his historic 50-year musical career. You'll enjoy such classics as "If You Could Read My Mind," "Sundown," "Early Morning Rain," "Carefree Highway," "The...
Tuesday November 14, 2017

An evening with Daniel Lanois

Time On Tour - Daniel Lanois with Kyle Crane and Jim Wilson A brilliant musician in his own right, and a producer who has contributed significantly to the soundtracks of our lives, including groundbreaking albums by U2, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jon Hassell, Emmylou Harris, Willie...
Friday November 17, 2017

Shane Koyczan

Poet and author Shane Koyczan, born and raised in Yellowknife, has been receiving praise for his poignant prose around the country for years. His poem We Are More featured prominently during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill and he performed a variation of the same poem during the Opening...
Thursday November 23, 2017

Whitehorse

Grand OnStage and Flying V Productions present Whitehorse Glam and sleaze, desert grit and subway rats, scum-bags and fakers, hot messes and cold shoulders: welcome to the world of Whitehorse. Whitehorse's brazen sonic breadth encompasses psychedelic surf, arid border rock, lo-fi ingenuity and icy...
Friday November 24, 2017

Classic Albums Live performs Rush's 2112

Recorded 41 years ago, Rush's first commercially successful album and a signature record for the band, 2112 will be played note for note, cut for cut by the talented musicians of Classic Albums Live. Rush fans will hear all of the legendary tracks from the album including A Passage to Bangkok,...
Saturday November 25, 2017

Navdhara India Dance Theatre performs A Passage to Bollywood

This vibrant stage musical with foot tapping music, colourful costumes and a gripping plot will keep you at the edge of your seat. The audience can expect to experience drama, action, romance, and dance just like a typical Bollywood Film. A popular pot boiler, this one hour entertainment capsule of...
Sunday November 26, 2017

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia performs Guess How Much I Love You and I Love My Little Storybook

Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare as far as he can reach and as high as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare loves him as far as his long arms can reach and as high as his strong legs can hop. And so it continues, Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia adapts Guess How Much I Love You, the award-...
Tuesday November 28, 2017

Men of the Deeps Holiday Show

The Men of the Deeps, North America's only coal miners' choir, undertakes its first ever solo Christmas tour as part of its fiftieth anniversary celebrations. In addition to its traditional repertoire of coal mining songs and stories, and songs from their beloved Cape Breton, the group will be...
Friday December 1, 2017

Susan Aglukark and Les Stroud in Arctic Crossing

Imagine a concert that celebrates the Artic and the Earth while highlighting the story of the Inuits' survival throughout the ages. This is it! Susan Aglukark's gift is the story of the Inuit - their philosophy of reciprocity made alive by the energy of the land which has provided for their ability...
Saturday December 2, 2017

Eddie Palmieri - Eddie at 80

Mr. Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive celebrates his 80th birthday in 2017 with a historic tour entitled "Eddie at 80". With a musical career that spans over 50 years as a pianist, bandleader and composer of Salsa and Latin jazz, Mr. Palmieri made history by...
Wednesday December 6, 2017 - Thursday December 7, 2017

State Ballet Theatre of Russia performs The Nutcracker

The incomparable State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns to the Grand, presenting the beloved classic, featuring traditional choreography and sparkling imagery. Internationally renowned, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia brings The Nutcracker to life through graceful costumes, enchanting sets and...
Sunday January 21, 2018

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live!

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo - Live guides your family on a breathtaking tour through pre-historic Australia. You'll observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while...
Thursday January 25, 2018

Calypso Rose with Kobo Town

Calypso Rose has enjoyed a long and celebrated career as the matriarch of the genre from which she takes her name. Rose's latest album, Far From Home, in which she collaborates with Manu Chao, achieved massive success hitting the top of the charts upon its release and received the French GRAMMY...
Friday January 26, 2018

Tartan Terrors

Celebrate Robbie Burns Day with us! Tartan Terrors have re-energized Celtic music, combining rock's energy with traditional dance and humour. Using their fiddles, classic pipes, driving drum beats and signature guitar styles, Tartan Terrors are their own Celtic Invasion. This band is sure to get...
Tuesday January 30, 2018

Compagnie Marie Chouinard: The Rite of Spring and Henri Michaux: Mouvements

In choosing to reexamine this powerful hymn to life, Marie Chouinard has created her first choreography based on Stravinsky's iconic score, The Rite of Spring explores a New World and marks the entry of dance into modernity. In 1980, Marie Chouinard discovered the book Mouvements by Henri Michaux....
Tuesday January 30, 2018 - Sunday February 4, 2018

Fixt Point Theatre performs The Tale of a Town

Follow the storymobile (a.k.a recording studio on wheels) as it crosses the country to gather the almost-lost tales of Canada's beloved main streets. This multimedia presentation features voices of Canadians recorded in every province and territory, alongside personal anecdotes from this epic...
Friday February 2, 2018

Cowboy Junkies

Canadian alternative band, Cowboy Junkies, are famous for their unique blend of country, blues and folk rock. Cowboy Junkies have earned not only critical attention and a cult like following, but also multiple Juno nominations for Group of the Year. In January, the band participated in the CBC'sThe...
Saturday February 3, 2018

Gord Bamford

Gord's latest album, Tin Roof, won the CCMA Album of the Year and has been nominated for the 2017 Country Album of the Year Juno Award. Add these acclaims to his twenty-four CCMA Awards & two time CMA Awards, and you can see why audiences are fans of this country superstar. Performing at the...
Sunday February 4, 2018

Tall Stories performs The Gruffalo

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the...
Tuesday February 6, 2018

Tao: Drum Heart

Tao: Drum Heart brings the history of traditional Japanese drumming to life in a breathtaking performance of music and dance. Directed by Amon Miyamoto, this group will have hearts racing with their energetic and choreography and pounding percussion. Tao made their stunning debut to the world at...
Wednesday February 7, 2018

Louie Anderson

Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award winner, is one of North America's most recognized and adored comics. Named by ComedyCentral as One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time. His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own stand-...
Thursday February 15, 2018

3,2,1 Dance!

Engage, experience & embrace this eclectic program featuring signature solo, duet & trio works from some of Ontario's prominent dancers and choreographer. Offering an array of world touring works of contemporary dance from diverse artists, this night of dance has something for everyone....
Tuesday February 20, 2018

Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash and her collaborator, music director, guitarist and husband John Leventhal, present an acoustic evening celebrating her prolific and deeply-rooted catalog of music. Her collection of American roots songs encompasses sounds of the blues, gospel, folk, country and rock...
Tuesday February 27, 2018

The Peking Acrobats

The Peking Acrobats have been pushing the limits of human ability, and flexibility, for the past 31 years. These Chinese acrobats will leave audiences stunned as they tumble, juggle, climb, and contort themselves in seamless, fluid motion with unparalleled discipline. In 1999, group balanced six...
Thursday March 8, 2018

Che Malambo

What began as 17th century duels to test agility, strength, and dexterity, has been reimagined by Artist Director, Gilles Brinas, into a thrilling and spectacle blending precision footwork, whirling boleadoras (throwing weapon), drumming and song. Malambo is a traditional dance of Argentina that...
Friday March 23, 2018

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider

Big League players Tom Cochrane and Red Rider have been in the game for over 40 years banging out hits like Good Times, Boy Inside The Man, and Lunatic Fringe. The band, who Cochrane joined in 1978, have released 6 studio albums and sold over 6 million worldwide. Drawing inspiration from rock...
Saturday April 7, 2018

Just For Laughs Roadshow 2018

Grand OnStage audiences flock to this annual performance with great anticipation which sells out year after year. Amazing laughs are guaranteed from Canada's newest and brightest comedians! Warning: Comedy performances may contain mature content. Performance Sponsor: Empire Life
Thursday April 12, 2018

Ballets Jazz Montreal

Faced with the tensions and uncertainties in today's world, Ballets Jazz Montreal has chosen to remain faithful to an aesthetic form of dance, which can also have an uplifting effect on the soul. This approach has earned it the title of "feel good company," often employed by both public and the...
Friday April 13, 2018

The Hot Sardines

At the helm of the Jazz revival, New York's The Hot Sardines are bringing a classic sound to a new generation. The group's debut album spent over a year on the Billboard Jazz Chart in 2014, and was named one of the best jazz albums of the year by iTunes.In 2015, the band played over 100 shows in...
Saturday April 14, 2018

Classic Albums Live performs The Eagles' Hotel California

The title track of this album of the same name by The Eagles is undoubtedly one of the band's most legendary songs. Listen to the complete album note for note, cut for cut as performed by the amazing musicians of Classic Albums Live.
Saturday April 21, 2018

Roseanne Barr

Comedy superstar, award-winning actress, best-selling author, 2012 presidential candidate and the original domestic goddess - Roseanne Barr continues to amaze. The NY Times said that "her greatest asset is her gravitational pull, a force that enchants while holding things, and people, at a...
Friday April 27, 2018

Choir! Choir! Choir!

What happens when a room full of people burst into song? No experience is required for this family-friendly sing-along led by the amazing talents of Daveed and Nobu. Experience the phenomenon live in the Grand Theatre! How it works: you get a lyric sheet, Daveed and Nobu teach the vocal arrangement...