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Summer Concert Series, Up and Running for the Season

Posted on Tuesday July 15, 2014

The City of Pickering’s Summer Concert Series is up and running again for the summer season! Concerts run every Thursday and Sunday in July and August.

Waterfront Concert Series

Every Thursday from 7 pm – 9 pm, residents can bring their lawn chair to Millennium Square, at the bottom of Liverpool Road South and enjoy a different performer each week. The Waterfront Concert Series is proudly presented by Ontario Power Generation and Fairwater Estates. In the event of rain, the concert will be cancelled. 

This summer’s lineup at the Waterfront:

July 17 – Stacey Renee (pop rock/country)

July 24 – Royal Scam (rock)

July 31 – Sugar Heat (latin)

August 7 – Sons of Steel (steel drums)

August 14 – Backspin (classic rock)

August 21 – Bing Serrao & The Ramblers (latin caribbean)

August 28 – Chick n’ Beards (pop/motown/classic rock)

 

Esplanade Concert Series

Every Sunday afternoon from 2 pm – 4 pm, residents can bring a blanket or a lawn chair to Esplanade Park, Gazebo for a free concert. Local artists will also be part of the event, and will have their art booths set up near the stage. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved inside City Hall, to Council Chambers.

This summer’s lineup at the Gazebo:

July 20 – Beagle Beach (50s and 60s)

July 27 – Silverheels (folk rock)

August 10 – Kim & Company (classic rock/r&b)

August 17 – Cruisin’ (50s/60s)

August 24 – Ragweed Jazz Band (jazz)

August 31 – We3 (acoustic classic oldies)

Be sure to visit the Destination Pickering booth to win great prizes, during the concerts. Follow us on our social media sites for up to the minute event info @pickeringevents on facebook, twitter and instagram.

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As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:

Krystal Ferguson
Coordinator, Community Partnerships l Culture & Recreation Department
905.420.4660 ext. 3604
1.866.683.2760 | TTY 905.420.1739
kferguson@pickering.ca