Music On The Barge - Town of Gravenhurst
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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 - Hunters Bay Radio Lake Effect w/Jason Harnett


Announcing our exciting 2017 Summer Season!

Promotional Photo of the Bi-focals Concert Band


The Bi-Focals Concert Band
Conductor: Kim Barlow

Sunday, June 18th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

The Bifocals Concert Band has become a first-rate band that is easy to listen to with a musical repertoire that has something for everyone. 


Promotional Photo of the Orillia Silver Band

Orillia Silver Band
Conductor: Neil Barlow

Sunday, June 25th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

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


Promotional photo for the Roy Orbison & Everly Brothers Tribute coming to Music on the Barge

Tribute to Roy Orbison & The Everly Brothers

Sunday, July 2nd
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

With millions of record sales and sold out concerts the world over, these Rock n Roll Legends hit will be performed on one big night to remember.  Enjoy the iconic hits of superstar "Roy Orbison" & The Everly Brothers' as they perform hit after massive hit. 


Promotional photo for Pauly & the Goodfellas

Pauly and The Goodfellas
Presents: Jersey Nights - Tribute to Frank Valli and the Four Seasons
& The History of Rock & Soul

Sunday, July 9th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering  

The Ultimate Rock and Soul Adventure!  The Goodfellas is a high energy interactive show consisting of 4 multi talented vocal improve artists, accompanied by a stellar four piece band. 


Promotional Photo for the Johnny Cash & Tammy Wynette Tribute coming to the Music on the Barge

Tribute to Johnny Cash & Tammy Wynette

Sunday, July 16th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

James Yorkfido creates the ultimate Johnny Cash show by perfecting the look, sound and charisma of "The Man In Black." Joined on-stage by the colourful June Carter, portrayed by James' real-life wife Pam Yorkfido, a perfect match for this top-calibre show!


Promotional Photo for Liverpool 4

The Liverpool 4
North America's Premiere Tribute to The Beatles

Sunday, July 23rd
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering  

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 Stg. Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour. 


Promotional Photo of Freddy Vette and the Flames

Freddy Vette and The Flames

Sunday, July 30th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

"Keeping 50's and 60's Rock 'n Roll Alive One Hit at a Time." 

Freddy Vette and The Flames physically transport you back to the 1950's during a passion-filled raucous show that grabs you by the shirt sleeves and takes you with it! And no one performs like Freddy. A true showman! 



The Sawdusty City Music Festival takes over Music on the Barge!

Sunday, August 6th


Promotional Photo for The Good Brothers

The Good Brothers

Sunday, August 13th
7:30 PM

Admission is by Free Will Offering 

Canada's Multi-Award Winning Country Vocal Group have gained a worldwide audience, capturing 8 Juno Awards for County Music Group of the year and were inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004.  


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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