Music on The Barge

Scenic photo of a band performing on Music on the Barge and Gull Lake with fansCatch live music in Gravenhurst every Sunday night through July & August at Gull Lake Rotary Park with Music on the Barge! 


Admission is by a free-will offering. Volunteers typically take collections during intermission or throughout the evening. Donations go towards the operation costs for the Barge and continuing this great program.


Gull Lake Rotary Park is located at Brock Street and Bethune Drive in Gravenhurst, Ontario.


Music on the Barge has been a tradition for over 50 years. Gull Lake has served as a breath-taking backdrop for a wide variety of concerts and community events. Boasting a visit from Queen Elizabeth herself and a long list of artists and bands for the last half century, this unique venue is the perfect way to spend a Sunday evening during Summer in Gravenhurst.

Celebrating All Music Genres

Celebrating all genres, Music on the Barge offers a wide variety of musical programming stretching from Country and Bluegrass to the Big Band era, tribute bands and Rock & Roll from the 1950's and 1960's. Some of the finest artists this country has to offer have graced the stage of the Barge!

Weather and Cancellation Notices

In the event of inclement weather, like rain or lightning, concerts are cancelled for the safety of the audience and performers. Be sure to check the Music on the Barge Facebook Page  or the Town of Gravenhurst Facebook Page for cancellation notices. 

Video Introduction

 Enjoy this video Introduction from Fred Schulz, Music on the Barge Coordinator:


2018 Season

Music on The Barge, Gull Lake, Gravenhurst

Sunday, July 1st, 2018 – Canada Day Celebration

Join the Town of Gravenhurst for an action-packed day of fun at Gull Lake Rotary Park with a BBQ, cake, magic show, animal show, Junior Firefighter Challenge, trio of concerts and more as we celebrate Canada Day in style!

2:00 PM – Bi-Focals Concert Band

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

4:00 PM – The Orillia Silver Band

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

7:30 PM – The Little White Lies

Little White Lies website is a five-piece cover band that performs hits from years past to the latest Hot 100 Radio Hits. Pop, R&B, Country, Funk & Celtic, they have something for everyone.

Pauly and the Good Fellas - Sunday, July 8th, 2018 – 7:30 PM

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

The Beckett Family - Sunday, July 15th, 2018 – 7:30 PM

Featuring Linsey & Tyler Beckett's Award-Winning Fiddling and Step-Dancing, the Beckett family is sure to get your toes tapping!

The Little Surf Band - Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 – 7:30 PM

Little Surf Band is a fantastic beach party band performing the music of The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, Jimmy Buffett as well as Rock & Roll classics from the 1950's and 1960's!

Man in Black and Special Friends - Sunday, July 29th, 2018 – 7:30 PM

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 duets between Johnny & June.

Sawdust City Music Festival - Sunday, August 5th, 2018

More information about the Sawdust City Music Festival coming soon – stay tuned!

The Liverpool 4 - Sunday, August 12th, 2018 – 7:30 PM

The Liverpool 4 take you back to 1964 when it all started for The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. They feature 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!

The Good Brothers - Sunday, August 19th, 2018 – 7:30 PM

Canada's Multi-Award-Winning Country Vocal Group the Good Brothers, gained a 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.

Photo Gallery

Enjoy these photos from past concerts at Music on the Barge:

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


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