Music On The Barge - Town of Gravenhurst

Music on the Barge

Music On The Barge


Fred Schulz, Music Coordinator for Music on the Barge

Catch live music in Gravenhurst every summer Sunday evening at Gull Lake Rotary Park.

A tradition for over 50 years, beautiful Gull Lake Rotary Park has played host to Gravenhurst's Music on the Barge program offering a variety of live concerts each Sunday evening from mid-June to the end of August.

This unique venue with its picturesque backdrop of Gull Lake is the perfect place to spend a Sunday evening enjoying music from the Big Band Era to Country & Bluegrass and tributes to the Rock & Roll ages of the 50's and 60's featuring some of the finest artists this country has to offer. 

Gull Lake Rotary Park is located at Brock St. & Bethune Dr. Gravenhurst, ON. In the event of inclement weather - rain or lightning - concerts will be CANCELLED for the safety of the audience and performers.



Music on the Barge | 2018 Season

Sunday, July 1st - Canada Day Celebration!

2:00 PM - Bi-Focals Concert Band

Bi-focals Concert Band

The Bi-focals Concert Band has become a first-rate band that is easy to listen to with a musical repertoire that has something for everyone. (Learn more: Bi-Focals Facebook Page)

4:00 PM - Orillia Silver Band

Orillia Silver Band

The Orillia Silver Band has provided a rich history of Brass Band music in the Orillia and surrounding area for more than 60 years! (Learn more: Orillia Silver Band Website)

7:30 PM - The Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A five-piece cover band that perform hits from years past to the latest Hot 100 Radio Hits. Pop, R & B, Country, Funk and Celtic, they have something for everyone! (Learn more: The Little White Lies Website)



Sunday, July 8th | 7:30 PM

Pauly and the Good Fellas

Pauly and the Good Fellas

Pauly and the Good Fellas presents Jersey Nights, a Tribute to Frank Valli and the Four Seasons and the History of Rock & Soul. Go on the ultimate Rock & Soul adventure! The Good Fellas provide a high energy, interactive show consisting of four multi-talented vocal improv artists, accompanied by a stellar four-piece band. (Learn more: Pauly and the Good Fellas Website)



Sunday, July 15th | 7:30 PM

The Beckett Family 

The Beckett Family

Featuring Linsey & Tyler Beckett's Award-Winning Fiddling and Step Dancing, the Beckett family is sure to get your toes tapping! (Learn more: The Beckett Family Website)



Sunday, July 22nd | 7:30 PM

The Little Surf Band

The Little Surf Band

A fantastic Beach Party Band performing the music of The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, Jimmy Buffett as well as Rock n' Roll classics from the 50's and 60's. (Learn More: The Little Surf Band Website)



Sunday, July 29th | 7:30 PM

Man in Black and Special Friends

Promotional photo for the Man in Black concert coming to Music on the Barge

Crowd favourites Jim & Pam Yorfido return to Music on the Barge just off a five-week European tour.  Man in Black will feature the world class tributes to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Haley, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and Johnny & June duets. 



Sunday, August 5th 

Sawdust City Music Festival

Promotional Poster for the upcoming Sawdust City Music Festival

(Learn more: Sawdust City Music Festival)



Sunday, August 12th | 7:30 PM

The Liverpool 4

Liverpool 4

Travel back to 1964 when it all started for The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. Featuring impressive period costumes, equipment and sound reproduction. The show includes The Beatles first Shea Stadium performance and memorable songs from Sgt. Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour! (Learn More: The Liverpool 4 Website)



 Sunday, August 19th | 7:30 PM

The Good Brothers

The Good Brothers

Canada's Multi-Award Winning Country Vocal Group have gained worldwide audience, capturing 8 Juno Awards for Country Music Group of the Year and were inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004. (Learn more: The Good Brothers Website)



Photo Gallery: 2017 Music on the Barge will appear here on the public site.



Collection for donations to support the Music on the Barge is taken during the concerts. 

In the event of inclement weather - such as rain or lightning - concerts will be CANCELLED.

For more information, please contact Fred Schulz at

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A photo showing the view of the Barge while performers perform to onlookers Performers perform on the Barge to on-lookers at Gull Lake Rotary Park Performers on the famous Barge