JUNE 19 TO AUGUST 14, 2011 Bring your own seat and settle in at Gravenhurst’s Gull Lake Park for Music on the Barge. Watch the sun set over the waterfront stage while a diverse roster of bands serenades audiences every Sunday evening. Hear the classic sounds of the Muskoka Concert Band and Big Band on opening night, June 19. Tributes to Shania Twain (July 10), The Eagles (July 17), and Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette (August 7) make for memorable and melodious nights, too. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m., free; call 705-687-3412 or visit here for more information.
The Caverners headline a new season of Music on the Barge
JUNE 20 TO AUGUST 15 Close out a summer weekend with Music on the Barge, a Sunday night tradition. Since 1959, Gravenhurst residents and visitors have gathered for concerts at Gull Lake Park’s waterfront stage in order to get down with jazz jams, Dixieland ditties, folk tunes and more. Catch a homage to wthen check out Beatles tribute band The Caverners on July 11. Free, concerts start at 7:30 p.m.; call 705-687-3412 or click here for more information.
August 16 Bring your lawn chair to enjoy a Muskokan tradition, Music on the Barge. Locals and visitors congregate every Sunday night—since 1949!—to listen to live music amidst a picturesque waterfront setting. Don’t miss the special farewell performance of award–wining Canadian roots group Tanglefoot on July 26, as the crew retires after more than 20 years spent playing enjoyable folk music. Gull Lake Park in Gravenhurst, Sundays, 7:30 pm; call 705-687-3412 for more information.