Live Music

Join us for a day of fun shows with entertainment for all ages. Visit the Young Canadian Stage for a wide variety of fun kids friendly shows and meet and greet opportunities or visit the OLG Main Stage for a variety of live music featuring Sass Jordan and KIM MITCHELL followed by a fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. to close the evening.

Young Canadian Stage

Barry O' Kids Show at 12:00 p.m.

He’s a Ventriloquist, Magician and more! For over 25 years now BarryO has been “Brightening the Day” by entertaining kids and families with a unique variety of skills.

BarryO has performed at Schools for over 10,000 students, along with countless Fairs, Festivals and Corporate Events.

Barry O' Kids Show at 12:00 p.m.

PAW PATROL Story Time with Deputy Chief Saunders and Chase at 2:00 p.m. Followed by Meet and Greet at 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Join Paw Patrol Chase and Deputy Saunders to talk about Community Safety on the Young Canadians Stage!

PAW PATROL Story Time with Deputy Chief Saunders and Chase

Team T&J  (Headliner) at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Followed by a Meet and Greet at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

TEAM T&J take interactive music and entertainment to incredible heights with a high-energy, super-powered concert for kids and families. This live experience is an uplifting journey of self-exploration, creativity and participation that encourages kids to see and feel what it means to come together and STICK2GETHER!

Team T&J  (Headliner) at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Followed by a Meet and Greet

Blue's Clues Interactive Story Time at 4:00 p.m. Followed by a Meet and Greet at 4:30 p.m.

For over 25 years, Blue has empowered, challenged, and built the self-esteem of preschoolers while making them laugh and helping them learn. With a curriculum focused on problem-solving and emotional intelligence, Blue’s Clues and You! gets kids CLUED INTO early childhood education and kindergarten readiness. Join Blue’s Clues on the Young Canadians Stage for a story time, followed by a meet and greet.

Blue's Clues Interactive Story Time at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Followed by a Meet and Greet

Main Stage

Frank DiFelice Band with special guest David McKee at 12:00 p.m.

For over 25 years, they have brought some of the best jazz performers to the City of Brantford for Brantford’s Downtown Jazz Concert Series. Join Brantford drummer Frank DiFelice and Vocalist Nancy DiFelice as they continue to share their passion and love of jazz and it’s many forms. Joining them on stage will be Hammond B3 organist Frank Gennuso, guitarist Mark Teixeira and saxophonist Michael Massaro. With special musical guest David Mckee. 

Frank DiFelice Band with special guest David McKee at 12:00 p.m.

Three Legged Horse at 1:20 p.m.

Three Legged Horse are a 4-piece Alternative Country/Americana band from the Brantford area of Ontario, Canada. Their unique brand of entertainment fuses definitive guitars and a dynamic rhythm section, with impactful lyrics that emphasizes every-day people and the human condition. They approach their performances with a heavy emphasis on the music and dynamics that will make you want to follow along and let the songs take your mind for a journey of its own!

Three Legged Horse at 1:20 p.m.

Backburner at 2:35 p.m.

With their unique blend of musical experience and traditions, Backburner's current lineup of Jimmy, Steve, Dan and Greg enjoy sharing their passion for creating and performing original music and a variety of classic rock, folk, country and blues covers.   With their vocal harmonies, improvisational live performances and sweet, sweet tones, Backburner continues to enjoy performing for the incredible operators and patrons of the breweries, wineries and pubs of Brantford, Norfolk and Brant County.

Backburner at 2:35 p.m.

Mystic Highway at 3:50 p.m.

Mystic Highway is a five man tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival & John Fogerty based in the Hamilton area. Each member has over 20 years’ experience in preforming in front of a live audiences. Mystic Highway strives to portray CCR & John Fogerty music with great detail, everything from the sound, the dress, mannerisms and multiple instrument changes.

Mystic Highway at 3:50 p.m.

Jace Martin & the Pace at 5:10 p.m.

Jace Martin is a USA Billboard Mainstream Top 40 Charting artist & producer and is a 5 Time Music Award Winner. He has toured North America and shared the stage with The Trews, Salome Bey, Robbie Robertson, Sam Moore, Jonny Lang & More. He has produced and co-wrote a #1 song on iTunes R&B Charts and has been featured on CBC, Bravo, Showcase, Bell TV and has performed on Global TV's Indspire Awards and was heard singing during the closing ceremonies of the 2015 PanAm Games watched by over 400 Million people. His newest album "Beautiful Broken Pieces" will be released in the summer of 2023 and was produced by acclaimed producer Justin Abedin.

Jace Martin and the Pace at 5:10 p.m.

Sass Jordan at 6:30 p.m.

Sass Jordan is a pioneer of female-fronted rock, known for her powerful, gritty, blues-infused rock n’ roll and crowd-pleasing performances, she has received multiple music industry awards, including JUNO and BILLBOARD, along with multiple nominations. Having sold over one million records worldwide, her raspy vocals are unmistakable and command attention. Sass has worked alongside fellow rock greats like Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Van Halen, among many others - and is best known for hits like Make You a Believer, So Hard, You Don’t Have to Remind Me and High Road Easy. In 2023 Sass Jordan released a new album Live in New York ‘94 which is charting on iTunes and Spotify, etc.

Sass Jordan (Opener) at 6:30 p.m.

KIM MITCHELL at 8:30 p.m.

Multi-platinum, Juno Award winning Rock icon and inductee of the 2021/22 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Kim Mitchell is a Canadian rock icon who has sold more than 1.5 million records in Canada, earned 17 Juno Awards nominations, and won three Juno Awards, and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Mitchell is one of the most well-known and peer-respected Canadian guitar players and an acclaimed singer-songwriter who has written many classic rock anthems including Go For Soda, Rock N Roll Duty, Patio Lanterns, I am a Wild Party, Easy To Tame and All We Are.

These hits have become part of the Canadian musical landscape and earned Mitchell three Juno Award wins for “Male Vocalist of the year”, “Album of the year”, and “Most promising Male Vocalist.” In 2018, Kim got together with his friends The Barenaked Ladies to record a new version of his Max Webster hit Diamonds Diamonds. Max Webster, and this track in particular, is cited by the band members as being a huge influence for them as musicians. The resulting song and accompanying video were released in 2019. The song and accompanying video were released in 2019 through Ole Media (now Anthem Entertainment)

In 2021, Kim Mitchell dropped his latest album, The Big Fantasize (El Mocambo Records). This release came together as the result of Kim working with his close friend, Grammy award winning producer Greg Wells (Keith Urban, Adele, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots, Michael Bublé), who is also a former band-mate, having been the touring keyboardist for Kim Mitchell’s Rockland tour. On top of maintaining a busy nationwide touring schedule, Kim also hosted the fan favourite radio show, aptly named The Kim Mitchell Show on Toronto’s popular Q107. Kim’s show ran for over 11 years and became one of the most popular, listened to and highest-rated radio shows for any afternoon drive DJ in Canada. Kim and his band of accomplished musicians can’t wait to get back to live music and look forward to bringing some much needed cheer to cities and festivals across Canada this summer 2022. Look for Kim dates across Canada for the summer of 2022.

Kim Mitchell (Headliner) at 8:30 p.m.


Don’t miss out on the fun! View schedules below.

  • 10:00 a.m. Citizenship Ceremony at the Boys and Girls Club of Brantford, 2 Edge Street
  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Young Canadians area
  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Young Canadian Stage
    • 12:00 p.m. Barry O' Kids Show
    • 1:00 p.m. TEAM T&J 
    • 1:30 p.m. TEAM T&J Meet and Greet
    • 2:00 p.m. PAW PATROL’s Chase Story Time with Deputy Chief Saunders 
    • 2:30 p.m. PAW PATROL’s Chase Meet and Greet
    • 3:00 p.m. TEAM T&J
    • 3:30 p.m. TEAM T&J Meet and Greet
    • 4:00 p.m. Blue's Clues Interactive Story Time
    • 4:30 p.m. Blue Meet and Greet
    • 5:00 p.m. TEAM T&J
    • 5:30 p.m. PAW PATROL's Chase Meet and Greet
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Marketplace Vendors
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Food vendors
  • 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Main Stage performances:
    • 12:00 p.m. Frank DiFelice Band with special guest David McKee
    • 1:20 p.m. Three Legged Horse
    • 2:35 p.m. Backburner
    • 3:50 p.m. Mystic Highway
    • 5:10 p.m. Jace Martin & the Pace
    • 6:30 p.m. Sass Jordan
    • 8:30 p.m. KIM MITCHELL
  • 1:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 3:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 5:00 p.m. Wrestling shows Followed by a Meet and Greet (Red Diamond)
  • 10:00 p.m. Fireworks

Plan Your Visit

Visit Tourism Brantford to find places to stay, things to do and place to eat while in Brantford. Visit our "Plan Your Visit" page for details on where to park, free shuttles and road closures.