Upcoming Dates

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Busy Day! Brant Sports Complex & The Crepe House
Tripple Header! - 3:00 5:30 8:00

This is going to be one busy day!

County of Brant  Celebrates Canada 150th at the Brant Sports Complex    944 Powerline Road
Paris, Ontario, N3L 0B2

3:00 - 3:45

Celtic Moon Festival Clonmel Castle Port Dover 5:30 -6:30pm

Crepe House Port Dover 8:00 - 11:00pm

 

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

New Brew Release! - 1:00 - 2:00 5:00 - 6:00
2353 Nixon Rd
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 4K6
CA
519-426-2323

This is the same awesome brewery who supplied the craft beer at my concert in Waterford!

Come enjoy live music and sample the new brew being release in this old school transformed into a microbrewery in Norfolk County!

 

 

 

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Opening Night Entertainment - 8:00pm
147 Main Street
Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0
CA
888-779-7703
Price: $40

Come enjoy an amazing play and live music during the Opening Gala of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery!

 

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

St. Marie Among the Hurons
FEAST - Culinary and Craft Beer Festival - noon - 8:00pm
16164 Highway 12 East
Midland L4R 4K8
705-526-7838

A celebration of the French, Huron-Wendat and regional food that influence much of the historical and regional cuisine of today.  From Huron-Wendat corn bread to roasting bannock and learning the legend of “Three Sisters Soup”, this event is a taste of our heritage that also includes significant Francophone culinary references.  Includes craft brewing and cider experiences throughout the historic site as well as entertainment!

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Goderich Celtic Roots Music Festival - 7:00pm
168 West Street
Goderich, Ontario N7A 2K9
Canada
519) 524 8221

 

Very excited to announce I will not only be performing Friday night but also teaching fiddle and mandolin during the week at the Celtic College as well!

 

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Live Music Festival - 5;00 Friday night - Sunday 10:30
Lakeside Park 315 Queen Street
Kingsville, Ontario
Canada
Price: weekend pass $95 or day passes available, check website for details

The Kingsville Folk Music Festival is a 3 day musical celebration of acoustic, folk and world music. Set on the shores of Lake Erie in historic Lakeside Park, the Festival features 3 daytime stages, a stage dedicated to children’s activities and performers and the evening main stage. Artisan vendors, local foods, micro-brews and wines are also featured.

The Festival, held annually the 3rd weekend of August, showcases over 30 up and coming and award-winning world class performers. Kingsville, Ontario, known as Canada’s most southern town is located 3 hours west of Toronto and 40 minutes from the Detroit/Windsor border.

Produced by the Sun Parlour Folk Music Society, the Festival will be celebrating its 4th year in 2017. Join us as we celebrate incredible musical talent from across Canada. We assure you that you will discover a new artist, an artist that you may have never heard of but that will blow you away!

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Live Music Festival
Pefferlaw, ON L0E 1N0
CA
705-437-2976
Price: PWYC

Eaglewood is a diverse community of music lovers, coming together to share a feel-good, musical event the last weekend of August. Always outstanding entertainment for a reasonable admission price, in a country garden setting…a perfect summer festival!

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Intimate Spaces ft. Benjamin Dakota Rogers - 7:00 pm
333 King Street
Midland, Ontario L4R 3MR
CA
705-527-4420
Price: $20

Past Dates

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Cambridge Scottish Festival Concert
50 Dickson Street
Cambridge, Ontario
Price: Free Festival

I am very excited to be a part of this amazing festival! I am very proud of my Scottish heritage.

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Scottish Village
Brantford Airforce Club
Brantford, Ontario
Price: $10

I will be performing on Wednesday and Thursday evening at all 5 shows.

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Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Canada Day Lawn Show
156 Main St,
Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0
519-315-0315

Come celebrate Canada Day with us up in Erin at he Busholme Public House!

We're on at 9:00 

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Live Music - 8:00-11:00pm
2012 Park Street
Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0
Canada
519) 583-9018

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Live Concert -Decisions - 7:30pm
76 Main Street S
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0113
Price: $15 General Admission

Join us for an amazing night of music with full band! New songs will be presented and you can help decide what songs should be on the next album!

 

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Garrison Common at Fort York - 8:45 - 9:30pm
250 Fort York Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3K9
Canada
Price: $17 - $22

Come enjoy live music while tasting all that Toronto restaurants have to offer!

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Self Guided Studio Tour - 10:00 - 5:00pm
Norfolk, Ontario
Canada

June 3 - 5th come take a drive through Norfolk County and see all the amazing local artists!

This is a free self guided tour in the Northeast corner of Norfolk county featuring 10 artisan locations on scenic back roads - including wineries, potters, handmade soap, visual artists, antiques and live entertainment!

 

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Live Music Night - 8:00pm
367006 Mono Centre Road
Mono, Ontario
Canada
519941-5049

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Live Music Night - 8:00pm
156 Main Street
Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0
Canada
519-315-0315
Price: no cover

 

 

 

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Breath of Fresh Air Talent Contest
Breath of Fresh Air Talent Contest - 7:00pm
BRANTFORD, Ontario
Canada
Price: $20

Super excited to have been chosen to perform in the Breath of Fresh Air Talent Contest may 6th!

The entire team at the Breath of Fresh Air Talent Show is very pleased to announce the line-up of talented acts, that will take the stage May 6th at The Sanderson Centre, to compete for the $5000 Grand Prize.

Congratulations to:

Faith Sharpe...
Rachel Senko
Zoe Bentley
Sarah Moore
Taylor Flinders
Kylie Angel
Timmy Boyle
Deaf the Animal
Megan Kirkby
Sarah McCulloch
I'm of Vintage
Benjamin Dakota Rogers

Special guest host and headliner: Q-Mack
With co-hosts: Joshua Wall & Jamie Allicock

Tickets to the show are available at this link:
https://tickets.sandersoncentre.ca/TheatreManager/1/online…

We hope to see you all on May 6th at The Sanderson Centre as your votes will determine the winner of the $5000 grand prize.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Fundraising Gala - 8:30pm
2261 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON M6R 1X6
CA
(416) 531-6604
Price: $50

We are so pleased to announce that Hugh’s Room Live will hold a Gala Opening Concert/Fundraiser with an excellent and diverse line up of artists, all of whom know and care about the room, and all of whom have appeared on the former Hugh’s Room stage – some many times.
We look forward to welcoming friends old and new!

The line-up:

JANE BUNNETT
DIGGING ROOTS
GATHERING SPARKS
DANNY MARKS
PAUL MILLS
JORY NASH
BENJAMIN DAKOTA ROGERS
LAURA SMITH
MIKE STEVENS
DAVID WOODHEAD
THE YOUNG NOVELISTS

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Live Music Night - 9:00 - 11:30pm
517 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3S9
CA
905-877-5551
Price: no cover

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Friday, April 28th, 2017

Down Homers Night @ Mercers Pub - 8:00pm
63 Tupper St West
Alliston, Ontario L9R 1E4
Canada
705-435-2828
Price: $20

Come join us for a fun night of Down East music at Mercers Pub! Tickets sold in advance

Includes late night East Coast fare!

 

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

King George School
Earth Day Commuinty Event - 5:15pm -6:00
265 Rawdon Steet
Brantford, Ontario
CA
519)752-7486
Price: TBD

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Garafraxa Cafe
Live Musiic Concert - 8:00pm
131 Garafraxa St.
South Durham, Ontario N0G 1R0
CA
226-432-2175
Price: PWYC

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Eat & Drink Norfolk Event - 6:60 - 9:45pm
172 SOuth Drive
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 1G6
Canada
519.426.7280
Price: $12 - $14

Everyone's favourite spring event is coming up in less than a month!

Advance tickets are now on sale at the Fair Office Monday-Thursday 9-5 and Fridays 9-4. Quantities are limited!

 

 

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

House Concert
Live Music Night - 8:00
Pefferlaw, Ontario
Canada

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Lights Out with Mill Street - 8:30 - 9:30
8 West Mill Street
Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0
CA
519-846-5775
Price: no cover

Come join  us to celebrate Earth hour at the Shepherd's Pub in Elora for an intimate candle light event!

 

 

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Live Music - 8:00pm
43 King William Street
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada

Looking forward to sharing the stage with Toronto singer songwriter Alex Mason

 

Friday, March 17th, 2017

St. Patrick's Day - 5:00 - 8:00pm
93 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
CA
519-304-4568
Price: no cover

Come join me for a some fun tunes to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!  Matt Rait will be joining me tonight!

 

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Live Music Night - 9:00pm
517 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3S9
CA
905-877-5551
Price: no cover

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Spagetti Night!
667 Mt. Pleasant Road
Mt. Pleasant, Ontario N0E 1K0
Canada
519-484-2912

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Live Music Night - 9:00 - 11:30pm
517 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3S9
Canada
905-877-5551
Price: no cover

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Otter Creek
Private Retirement Party - 8:00
Norwich, Ontario
Canada

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Devlin's Advocate
Live Music Night - 8:30 - 11:30pm
93 Dalhousie Street
Brantford
Canada
Price: no cover

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Folk/Roots Writers in the Round - 8:30 - 11:00pm
218 OSSINGTON AVENUE
Toronto, Ontario M6J2Z9
Canada
647-213-5239
Price: PWYC

Come join me with Winona Wild, Claire Coupland and Gillian Nicola for a fun night of live music!

 

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Band on a Couch - 7:00-9:00pm
1523 Niagara Stone Rd
Niagara on the Lake, Ontario L0S 1T0
Canada
905)468.8447

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

The Arlington Hotel
Private Christmas Party!
Paris, Ontario

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

First Light - Dec 8 -9 -10 5:30 - 9:00pm
16164, Highway 12 East
Midland, Ontairo L4R 4K8
705-526-7838
Price: Admission $10.00 per person, with a donation of a non-perishable item

Now in its 17th year, Sainte-Marie’s “First Light” is a must-see event with a great line-up of family activities and performers, all amidst the spectacular glow of over 5,000 candles.

The magic begins when visitors approach the candlelit historic site, as a beautiful amber glow illuminates the famous 17th-century mission.  Visitors can stroll the candlelit paths which lead to a variety of fun family activities.
The cookhouse is filled with the sights and smells of delicious baked goods and cookie samples available for tasting. Historic blacksmithing will also be demonstrated, and a Nativity crèche will be on display in the stables near the Farmer’s Dwelling.

 

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Live - 9:00 - 11:30pm
517 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3S9
Canada
905-877-5551
Price: no cover

Welcome to the NEW Copper Kettle. We are Glen Williams’ neighbourhood pub featuring fresh food, local brews, outstanding live music, and a breathtaking patio. You are invited to drop by this idyllic spot to enjoy a pint of craft beer and a plate of freshly home cooked pub food while enjoying some live, toe-tapping music!

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Showcasing - various throughout the weekend
Stamford, Connecticut
USA

Super excited to be heading to showcase at NERFA for my first time!

Proud to have been selected by Folk Music Canada to showcase in their room!

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Showcasing - various
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada

Super excited to have been chosen to showcase in the Folk Music Canada Room this year at the FMO Conference in Ottawa alongside some amazing musicians.

 

Also showcasing in The Folkin' Cat's Meow room!

Youth Alumni Room and

Exhibit Hall

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Folk Music Ontario Conference
October 20-23
Ottawa

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Paris Fairgrounds
Waterfest - 5:45pm
139 Silver Street
Paris, ON N3L 3E7
Canada
Price: TBD

I am proud to be performing to support the Concerned Citizens of Brant in their fight to protect our water, our most precious resource!  

With the CCOB  appearing before the Environmental Review Tribunal we have the opportunity to make even more positive changes for the protection of our drinking water. Waterfest will feature bands from a wide variety of genres...

whether you like Celtic, blues, country or rock... there will be something for you.

Since this is all about the protection of water we will also feature a lineup of speakers working to protect water.

Speakers from groups such as Wellington Water Watchers (I'm sure you've heard about Nestle taking water for next to nothing while the rest of us are facing drought), Food & Water First (who won their battle against the mega-quarry) & many others.


To get involved contact Jeff @ 519-754-6229 or email waterfest@ccob.ca

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Benjamin Dakota Rogers Live - 7:00-9:00pm
193 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L2
Canada
905) 963-1365
Beautiful local cafe that features wonderful coffee/espresso along with delicious baked goods, sandwiches, salads and soups and many vegan options.
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Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Opening for The Small Glories - 7:00pm
12320 Cty Rd 2,
Morrisburg, Ontario K0C1X0
Canada
Price: $20.00 advance, $25.00 door

Thrilled to be opening for the Small Glories!

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Balls Falls Thanksgiving Festival - 3:00-5:00pm
3262 Sixth Avenue
Jordan, Ontario L0R 1S0
Canada
905-562-5235
Price: $6 per day or $10 for a weekend pass

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Opening for Connie Kaldor - 7:30pm
Dalhousei Community Centre
Calgary, Alberta
Canada
Price: $27.50

Excited to be opening for Connie Kaldor!Recipient of multiple JUNO awards, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal (2002) and the Order of Canada (2007), few Canadian musicians have been as decorated or as celebrated as Connie Kaldor. From prairie roots in Saskatchewan and Alberta, her career has taken her around the world, attracting a devoted following as a riveting performer and as a powerful, unique Canadian icon. Witty, serious, versatile, down-home and urbane, you won’t want to miss Connie in her 12th CFC appearance.

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Live Music - TBA
2353 Nixon Rd
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 4K6
Canada
519-426-2323

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Private House Party
Red Bay, Ontario
Canada

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Lakeside Vista - Bushstock
Bushstock Music Fest - 2:00 - 3:00pm
2916 Front Rd
Vittoria, Ontario N0E 1W0
Canada

 Performing from 2:00 - 3:00 on the Saturday of the festival.

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Port Dover Summer Concert Series
Maureen Dodd Arts Foundation - 6:30-8:00
Powell Park
Port Dover

Concerts in Powell Park

Opening the show will be Nolan Gibson followed By Benjamin Dakota Rogers

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Customer Appreciation Day - 10:00-noon
172 South Drive
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 1G6

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Friday, August 5th, 2016

August 5-7
Goderich, Ontario
Canada
519) 524 8221
Price: Weekend Pass: $70 adult/$65 senior or youth

WHAT IS THE FESTIVAL LIKE?
The Celtic Roots Festival is a three-day outdoor festival With five stages, varying from small intimate performances to the high-powered Main Stage, the Festival is a unique musical experience in Canada and on the world-wide stage. Fresh local food, high-quality craft artisans, art demonstrations, children's activity area, beer garden, an evening market - plus the 60+ hours of live music - make this an unmissable weekend in Goderich.
A visit to the Festival is also a great way to experience Goderich, "the prettiest town in Canada", with the stunning beaches of Lake Huron and downtown shopping all within minutes' walk of the park.

Weekend: $70 adult/$65 senior or youth
Friday: $30 adult/$25 senior or youth
Saturday: $35 adult/$30 senior or youth
Sunday: $25 adult/$20 senior or youth

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Summer Concert Series - 7:00pm
76 Main Street South
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0113
Price: Free

Bring a lawn chair and join the community for a laid back evening of local talent!

 

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Simcoe Wellington Park
Lynn River Concert Series - noon - 12:45
50 Bonnie Drive
Simcoe, Ontario
Canada
Price: Free

Come join me for a free concert at Simcoe's Lynn River Concert Series at the historic bandstand.

 

 

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Blue Skies Music Festival - July 29 - Aug 1
Clarendon, ON ON K0H 1J0
CA
Price: TBD

For over four decades magic has happened for one weekend a year on a very special piece of Ontario wilderness near Clarendon, Ontario.

Like Brigadoon, Blue Skies Music Festival springs forth on the August long weekend. Then just as quickly disappears for another year. 

Blue Skies is one of a very small number of completely volunteer-run festivals.

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Alexandria Park
Music in the Park Alexandria Park - 12:30-2:00pm
265 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
Price: free

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and come join us for some tunes in this lovely park in downtown Brantford!

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Victoria Park
Music in the Park - Noon - 1:00pm
65 Market Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
Price: free

Come join us for some tunes in this lovely park in downtown Brantford!

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Paris Summer Concert Series
Music in the Park - 7-9pm
Lions Park 36-96 Laurel St, Paris, ON
Paris, Ontario N3L 3L8
Canada
Price: free

Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with music in the park! Paris Lions Park is a lovely park surrounded by trees along the Nith River!

Friday, July 8th, 2016

July 8 - 10
Tudhope Park
Orillia, ON L3V 6J8
CA
Price: weekend passes available

Come out and enjoy Mariposa’s 56th annual 3-day outdoor event, taking place July 8, 9 & 10, 2016. Our festival profiles emerging and established folk artists and attracts audiences of all ages. Programming includes song, story, dance and crafts.

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Opening Night of Something Fishy - During Intermission and after theatre performance
247 Main Street
Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0
Canada
1-888-779-7703

Contact the Lighthouse  Festival Theatre to obtain ticket to see the Play Something Fishy!  

I will be performing during the intermission and following the performance during cocktail!

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Live on the Roof Top - 7:00 - 11:00
61 Grand River St N
Paris, Ontario N3L 2M2
Canada
519-302-3000
Price: no cover

Performing live on the roof top overlooking the beautiful river!

 

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Will Miller & Ian Bell - 2-3:00pm
23 Griffin Street
Waterdown, Ontario L0R 2H0
Canada
905) 690-9397
Price: Free

 Ian Bell Wolfe Island Ferry Termainal

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

City Hall Rotunda
Youth Songwriters Showcase - 7:30pm
70 Collier Street
Barrie, Ontario L4M 4T5
Canada
Price: free

BarrieFolk is hosting their annual Youth Songwriting Showcase on Saturday, June 4.

The event will be a little bit different this year, with eight young songwriters performing their songs in a workshop style. Each songwriter will perform two songs.

Doors open at 7 p.m., music starts at 7:30 p.m.

Free admission, so come out and support this talented young performers.

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Peter Sellers Pub- Live Music - 8:00 - 11:00
367006 Mono Centre Rd
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2Y8
Canada
519-941-5109

This fabulous little pub is located in the Mono Cliffs Inn. It is a wonderful venue with great food and craft beer!

 

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Hamilton Music Awards Showcase - 7:30-8:00pm
43 King William Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1H1
Canada
(289) 396-4830
Price: TBD

 

I am honored to be showcasing for the Hamilton Music Awards along side Will Gillespie, Caroline Wiles, and Duane Rutter.

 

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Benjamin Dakota Rogers Nick Sherman & Mackenzie McRuer - 6:00-9:00pm
27 King William Street
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada
(905) 777-8102
Price: $10

 

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

8:30
470 Colborne Street
London, Ontario N6B 2T3
Canada
Price: $10

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Live Music Night - TBA
42 Dalhousie St,
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
519) 759-1010
Price: donation
A Dynamic Restaurant that will tantalize all your senses! Fresh never frozen food! Crepes, Panini's, salads, soup & more. Art & Live entertainment Venue!
Performance during art show!

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Private Birthday Party
Private Show
Jarvis, Ontario

I am honored to be asked to perform for a wonderful gentleman on his 92nd birthday! 

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Open Mic - 2-4pm
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0113
Price: Admission by donation

Once again I will be hosting the Open Mic in this beautiful hall! All ages and types of music welcome! Come share  tune or just sit back and enjoy an afternoon of live music from local artists.  Refreshments and goodies!

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Live Music - 7:00-11:00pm
106 Grand River Street
Paris, Ontario N3L 2Z7
Canada
226-224-1767
Price: no cover

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The Backlot Sessions - 8:00-10:00pm
16 Ainslie St. S.
Cambridge, Ontario N1R3K1
Canada
519-620-8008
Price: $10

 Eric Bolton presents The Backlot Sessions

 Hosted at Monigram Coffee Roasters on Wednesday nights from 8-10pm.

All shows are $10 entry.

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Roots North Music Festival - 2:00-3:00pm
95 Mississauga Street
Orillia, Ontario
Canada
705) 329-1339

The Roots North Music festival is a 2 day celebration taking place on April 22nd and 23rd, in downtown Orillia.

I will be performing in the cool space provided by Alleycats Music & Art!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Friday Night Concert Series - 8:00-11:00pm
27 Bruce St. South
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
Canada
519-599-7769
Price: no cover

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Tiny Concert Series - 7:00-9:00pm
16 Duke St E
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 1A3
Canada
Price: suggested $5.oo cover

Bread Heads is an amazing little venue offering Tiny Concerts Series. It is house concert style set up.  Tiny Concerts is about providing a space for people to play and listen to great music!

Bread heads makes amazing wood-fired pizzas & has a great selection of craft beers.

 

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Arlington Hotel
Alexander Rocks - Cancer Benefit Show - 7:00
Dominion Telegraph Events Centre 97 Grand River St N
Paris, Ontario N3L 2M3
Canada
(226) 227-1767
Price: $25

Supporting the Ride to Conquer Cancer and the Princess Margret Cancer Center

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Peter Cellers Pub - 8:00 pm
367006 Mono Centre Rd
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2Y8
Canada
519-941-5109
Price: no cover

I will be joined by my good friend Chris Rait on stand-up bass and guitar for a fun night of music in this beautiful Inn!

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Lights Out with Mill Street - 8:30-9:30
4336 King Street East
Kitchener, Ontario N2P 3W6
Canada
519-219-9007
Price: no cover

Join me at Borealis Grille & Bar to support earth hour!

It will be an intimate evening of music by candlelight!

Lights Out with Mill Street:

Mill Street asks you to join us for Earth Hour, Saturday Night March 19th. At 8:30 pm Mill Street Brewery will host “Lights Out with Mill Street” – candle lit parties that join the community in a symbolic environmental effort. Catch live acoustic performances over candle light by bands from Indie Week!

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Keiren O'Grady's Pub
St. Patty's Day - 3:30pm
214 King George Road
Brantford, Ontario N3R 5L4
Canada
(519) 304-3063
Price: no cover

You don't have to be Irish to come celebrate St. Patty's Day! 

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

St Patrick's Day - 6:00pm
431c St. Paul Ave
Brantford, Ontario N3R 4N8
Canada
519-759-5480
Price: no cover

Friday, March 11th, 2016

The Big Night Out - 7:00
20 Ava Road
Brantford, Ontario N3T 5G9
Canada
519) 756-5932
Price: Free!

 Wine and cheese speaker series. A short presentation about my creative process prior to the performance.

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Pub Night - 8-10pm
667294 20th Sideroad
Mulmur, Ontario L9V 0V7
Canada
705 466-5992
Price: no cover

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

BRANTFORDS FINEST an Acoustic Showcase - 7:00
5 Wadsworth Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
519) 309-0008
Price: $15 n advance $20 at the door

The Station Coffee House and Gallery will be hosting an intimate showcase of original songs featuring 3 of Brantford's most established acoustic singer/songwriters.  Doors open @ 6:30

Line Up
Steven Ryan: 7:00-7:35pm
Benjamin Dakota Rogers: 7:45-8:20pm
Logan Staats: 8:30-9:05
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This is a licenced venue and will be serving alcoholic beverages, fresh brewed coffee and light snacks.

Tickets are $15 dollars in advance/ $20 at the door and can be picked up at the Station.

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Friday Night Concert Series - 8:00pm
27 Bruce St. South
Thornbury, Ontario N0H 2P0
Canada
519-599-7769
Price: no cover

We have a new band lined up for Friday. Benjamin Dakota Rogers is a fiddle player was recently nominated for a Canadian Folk Music award, looking forward to hearing them play!

These guys have some serious talent. We are excelled to welcome them to Sisi! 8-11pm

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Waterford Old Town Hall Open Mic - 2-4:00pm
76 Main S. South
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0113
Price: admission by donation

I love hosting the OPEN Mic in Waterford! All ages and types of music welcome. Audiences appreciated!

Come share a tunes or sit back and enjoy the music!  Refreshments and goodies!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Robbie Burns Day! - 9:00pm
98 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
Canada
519-304-4568
Price: no cover

Robert Burns is Scotland's national poet. Come celebrate ROBBIE BURNS DAY!

Friday, January 1st, 2016

New Year's Day Celebration - 4:00pm
431c St. Paul Ave.
Brantford, Ontario N3R 4N8
Canada
519-759-5480
Price: no cover

Come celebrate New Years Day Scottish style!

 

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Cranberry Creek Gardens Christmas Show - 7:00 - 9:00pm
74 Lynedoch Rd,
Lynnedoch, Ontario N4B 2W4
Canada
519) 582-1418
Price: $30.

Come celebrate Christmas with candlelight and live music in this beautiful old restored church in Lynedoch, Ontario.

Advance tickets only, contact  Jody Bodnar 1-519-582-1418  Sorry SHOW IS SOLD OUT!

 

 

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Benjamin Dakota Rogers Live at McGonagall's Pub - 9:00 - 1:00pm
431c St. Paul Ave.
Brantford, Ontario N3R 4N8
Canada
519-759-5480
Price: no cover

Friday, November 27th, 2015

9:00 - 1:00pm
214 King George Road
Brantford, Ontario N3R 5L4
Canada
519-304-3063
Price: no cover

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Celtic Music and Dinner Night
Celtic Music Night
120 Sydenham Street Church
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
519-753-1248

Doors open at 5:00 dinner at 5:30 and show at 7:00pm

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Piston Broke - 9:00pm - 1:00am
98 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
Canada
519-304-4568
Price: no cover

The Piston Broke is a newly established Gastro Pub located in Harmony Square, downtown Brantford. We have a great line up of food, specials, and events to make your experience with us a great one. Make sure to check back often for promotions and events as this year will be packed with great entertainment!

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

New Folk Song Circle - 4:00 - 6:00pm
7308 - 76 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 0B3
Canada
780.436.1554
Price: Free of charge

It will be a songwriter in the round type of concert for song sharing.

 

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Canadian Folk Music Awards Nominee Showcase - 7:00 - 10:00pm
Parkview Community Hall 9135 146 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5R 4L5
Canada
780) 288-8111
Price: $20 advance, $25 door

Edmonton enthusiastically welcomes the 11th Canadian Folk Music Awards gala on Sunday, November 8 at The Citadel Theatre. Leading up to the gala will be a weekend of workshops and showcases. The Northern Lights Folk Club is proud to be working with the Uptown Folk Club to co-present two nights of nominee showcases. Gala and workshop details will be available at folkawards.ca.

For tickets Contact Bill & Betty Jo Werthmann
(780) 288-8111

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Norfolk Has Talent After Party - 10:00pm
96 Norfolk Street South
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 2W2
Canada
519-428-2886
Price: no cover

Come join us for a fun evening of music after Norfolk Has Talent.

Chris Rait will be joining me on guitar, stand up bass and djembe!

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Séan McCann - 7:00pm
76 Main Street South
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0113
Price: $30

Of Great Big Sea fame, founding member Séan McCann appears in concert at the Waterford Old Town Hall Oct 3, 2015.

Super excited to be opening for Séan McCann!!!!

Séan was born in Carbonear, Newfoundland, a small town of fisherman and shipbuilders, where his love for folk songs was bred. His talent shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned band Great Big Sea.

Get tickets here: http://www.oldtownhall.org/tabid/2779/Default.aspx

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Norfolk Has Talent Auditions - 9:30-4:30pm
Norfolk County, Ontario
Canada
519-426-9070

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Benjamin Dakota Live at Starving Arts Gallery & Cafe - 8:30- 10:00
42 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
519) 759-1010
Price: $5

Great art and entertainment in a cozy fun space serving home cooked food, never frozen, fried or microwave!

 

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Backlot Sessions - 8:00 - 10:00pm
16 Ainslie St. S., Suite C
Cambridge, Ontario N1R3K1
Canada
519-620-8008
Price: $10

This Wednesday!!! Darling Cora and Benjamin Dakota Rogers bringing more amazing music to Monigram Coffee Roasters!!!

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Toasty the Coast - 7:00 - 10:00pm
1709 Front Rd
Saint Williams, Ontario N0E 1P0
Canada
519) 586-9858
Price: call for availability

Performing with Chris & Claire from Norfolk County during the wine tasting event!

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

House Concert - Private
Birthday Surprise
Carleton Place, Ontario

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Walter Williams Amphitheatre
Music in the Park - 7:00 - 8:30
Lions Park
Paris, Ontario N3L 2M2
Canada
Price: FREE

Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy a lovely evening of music in the park!

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Union Summer Union Square
Union Summer 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
65 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E6
Canada
Price: FREE

SSuper excited to have been selected to perform at Union Station! Stop by to see me if you’re in town!

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Simcoe Farmers Market
Customer Appreciation Day - 10:00 -noon
172 South Drive
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 1G6
Canada
226-931-1023
Price: FREE

Come on out to Simcoe Farmers Market! Here some great tunes and enjoy local fresh produce, flowers, eggs, meats and baking!

Friday, August 7th, 2015

August 7, 8, 9
Pull-a-Log Park
Red Rocks, ON P0T 2P0
CA
Price: TBA

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Blue Skies Showcase - July 31 - Aug 2nd
Clarendon, ON ON K0H 1J0
CA
Price: TBA

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Paris Street Fest - 12:00-3:00pm
Lions Park
Paris, Ontario N3L 2M2
Canada
Price: FREE

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Brantford Scottish Village
Air Force Club, 144 Grey Street
Brantford
Price: $10.00 for a passport

For the third year in a row I have been asked to be the house fiddler at the Scottish Villages. Come hear some jigs and reels from Scotland!

Traditional fare from the kitchen, imported treats, unique beverages and of course a wee dram or two. Stomp your feet and clap your hands to the soul-stirring sounds of Scotland. Be lifted to the hills with the majestic sound of the Great Highland bagpipes, delight in the steps and twirls of our Highland Dancers or clap your hands to the fiddle!

  • Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00 PM to 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 5:00 PM to 12:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 5:00 PM to 12:00 a.m

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Music in the Park
Music In the Park - 12:00 - 1:30
265 Dalhousie Street -Alexandria Park
Brantford, Ontario
Price: FREE

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Mel Lastman Square
Cultura Festival Lunch Activation - 12:00 - 1:00pm
5051 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
CA
Price: FREE

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Summer Lawn Concert Series - 7:00 - 8:30
76 Main St S,
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
519-443-0113
Price: FREE

Come to the beautiful town of Waterford and enjoy some local talent! Bring your lawn chair or a blanket!

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Arlington Hotel - 7:00-11:00pm
106 Grand River Street
Paris, Ontario N3L2M5
Canada
226-227-1767
Price: FREE

Come here some great live music in a lovely old hotel!

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Strong Man's Address to the Circus Crowd CD Release Concert - 8:00pm
76 Main S. South
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0
Canada
519-443-0013
Price: pay-what-you-can

Come join me for an unforgettable evening of live music to launch my new album Strong Man's Address to the Circus Crowd with guest performers. It has been a fantastic musical journey writing and recording these tunes.
I would love it if you could join us!
Love Benjamin

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Piston Broke Pub - 9:00-1:00am
98 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
Canada
519-304-4568
Price: Free

Come here tunes off my new CD! Going to rock the house!

Friday, May 29th, 2015

214 King George Road
Brantford, Ontario N3R 5L4
Canada
519) 304-3063
Price: Free

Kieran O'Gradys

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Family Arts Day - 11:00 - 4:00 rain or shine
20 Ava Road
Brantford, Ontario N3T 5G9
Canada
519-756-5932
Price: FREE

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Friday, April 24th, 2015

Piston Broke - 9:00 - 1:00am
98 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
Canada
519-304-4568
Price: Free

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Peterborough Garden Gala
Opening Gala - 5:30 - 6:30pm
Peterborough, Ontario
Canada
Price: $7.00

Opening up the Peterborough Garden Show with the Opening Gala

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

St. Patrick's Day Show - 6:00 - 10:00 pm
106 Grand River Street N
Paris, Ontario N3L 2M5
Canada
226-227-1767
Price: Free

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Pub Night - 9:00 - 1:00am
431c St. Paul Ave
Brantford, Ontario N3R 4N8
Canada
519-759-5480
Price: no cover

Brantford's Authentic Scottish Pub!

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Jane Harbury presents DISCOVERIES - Doors open at 6:00 show at 8:30
2261 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON M6R 1X6
CA
(416) 531-6604
Price: Tickets: $15 Advance/$17 Door (includes HST)

 Hugh's Room Tuesday Feb 10th!
Super excited about this gig!
Join Annie, Jojo, Nefe and myself for a fantastic night of music!
http://hughsroom.com/…/jane-harbury-presents-discoveries-14/

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Pub Night - 7:00 - 10:00
93 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2J1
Canada
519-304-4568
Price: FREE

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

The Loneliest Gathering - Doors open at 8:30
5 Wadsworth Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
519-309-0008
Price: $8.00

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Christmas By Candlelight - 7:00 - 9:00pm
74 Lyndoch Road
Lyndoch, Ontario N4B 2W4
Canada
519-582-1418
Price: $30.00 advance sales only

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Dr. B's Acoustic Medicine Show Open Stage - 2:00 pm
320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S3
Canada
416) 967-1078
Price: Free

Join us for an intimate afternoon of great acoustic music!

Friday, November 21st, 2014

8:00
112 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3E4
Canada
905-877-5769
Price: free

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Solo Artist Benjamin Rogers - 9:00 - 1:00pm
93 Dalhousie Street
Brantford, Ontario
519-304-4568
Price: no cover

Come on out for a pint and enjoy some great music!  T-shirts and CD's for sale!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Private House Concert
Opening for Suzie Vinnick & RIck FInes
St George, Ontario

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Acoustic Music Night
Acoustic Music Night - 9:00- 11:00pm
50 Market Street
Brantford, Ontario
Canada
Price: $5.00

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Blue Dog Cafe
Blue Dog with Missy vs Bekah
199 Brant Ave
Brantford, Ontario

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Spirit Walk II Treading Water
Spiritwalk II Treading Water - 6:45
St. Williams Forestry Starion
St. Williams, Ontario
Canada
Price: $10 per person or $25 per family

Performing with Shadowland Theatre from Toronto and Ian Bell

Friday, August 15th, 2014

August 15 - 17th Kelso Beach
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5R1
CA

Upcoming Events

Jul 22
Busy Day! Brant Sports Complex & The Crepe House
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Jul 23
New Limberg Brewery
Simcoe, Ontario
Jul 27
Lighthouse Theatre
Port Dover, Ontario
Jul 29
St. Marie Among the Hurons
Midland,
Aug 11
Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
Goderich, Ontario

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