Sudbury Performance Group presents music, comedy festival

Natalie Crispo performs at Theatre Cambrian's Songs of Summer Festival at Memorial Park in Sudbury, Ont. on Friday July 28, 2017. She performs Thursday at The Coulson. John Lappa/Sudbury Star

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The Sudbury Performance Group has announced it will present the Northern Arts Festival, a celebration of comedy and music at venues throughout Greater Sudbury.

“The music and comedy scene in northern Ontario is alive and flourishing,” Mark Mannisto, president of the Sudbury Performance Group, said Wednesday. “We are really excited to present a number of our local artists at various venues over the next couple of weeks.”

The Northern Arts Festival continues until Feb. 23. It features a number of performers, including:

  • Rob Wills at Alley Katz, 145 Municipal Road 24 in Lively, on Feb. 14
  • Rod Bazinet at Fionn McCools (at the Four Corners) on Feb. 15
  • Marc Serré at La Fromagerie, 80 Elgin St., on Feb. 18
  • Two of Clubs at the Coulson on Feb. 19
  • Dave McNabb at the Trevi on Feb. 20
  • Johnny Williams at Alley Katz on Feb. 21
  • Scott Mitchell at Fionn McCools on Feb. 22

All of the music events are free and open to the public.

The festival then takes a break and closes things off on Feb. 29 with stand-up comedy legend Kenny Robinson, who is performing at the Trevi Bar and Grill. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets are available online at sudburyperformance.ca, at the Trevi, or by calling 705-662-8518.

For more information on The Sudbury Performance Group or any of its upcoming events, visit the SPG website at sudburyperformance.ca.

 

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