We Know Things To Do in Ontario!
You will never ask “What is happening north of Toronto (and in central and northern Ontario) this weekend”? again! Use our events calendar to find things to do in Ontario and even in Ontario this weekend or in the future. Whether you like to lay low and chill or get your rush from adrenaline-pumping activities and experiences – the calendar has events for everyone, in every season from the Bruce Peninsula to the Ottawa Valley!
Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.submit your event
Jack de Keyzer
February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jack de Keyzer is a blues guitar legend. Multiple Juno award and Maple Blues winner makes a 6th return to the MCC with his smoking band in support of his Juno nominated album, Checkmate. Live music fans , don’t miss this show!
JACK DE KEYZER- The Checkmate Tour
For 45 years or roughly a couple million miles , blues man, guitarist, singer, song writer, Jack de Keyzer has been hitting the road, rail and air to bring his brand of guitar driven blues across Canada and around the globe. With 11 records, 1 DVD , 2 Junos and 7 Maple Blues Awards under his belt, de Keyzer delivers the goods wherever, whenever he performs. Playing over 100 shows a year, de Keyzer’s music is steeped in Chicago blues, with a broad range of influences ranging from Detroit’s Motown, Muscle Shoals deep soul , Memphis’ rock and roll, Philadelphia’s funky soul jazz and London, England’s (where de Keyzer hails from) blues rock. De Keyzer knows first hand as he has played with many first generation pioneers of these sounds and styles. (Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Etta James, King Biscuit Boy and Ronnie Hawkins to name a few) His latest recording (Juno Nominated -Blues Album of the Year 2019) Checkmate is a 13 song tribute to the greats of Chess Records- Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Albert King, Otis Rush and more. See and hear Jack de Keyzer with his incredible blues, rock and soul band on the Checkmate tour.
“The finest blues guitarist in Canada” Jeff Healey
“If Jack de Keyzer was from Chicago, New York or LA, he’d be famous” Bob Dylan
Electric Lovea rock blues album with nods to guitar influences Clapton, Hendrix and Page a disc of excellent new songs by a bluesman who should be considered their equal.” Maple Blues
Featured Ontario Festivals
This is it! These are them!
Our annual list of Best Festivals, or as we call it around the office “The Bestivals” list.
We pick a new list each year, some are hosted by our advertisers, some festivals we have sponsored and well, some we think are just plain pretty cool.
The list has been assembled keeping in consideration current trends and what people out there really seem to be seeking out. We’ve tried to include events and festivals that might be family focused, adult focused, or both!