Notes on Live Music in and around North Grenville

Musically Speaking


by Jamming Aroundman Productions

Here is a list of musical ‘events and locations, in our area in the upcoming weeks and months.

Kemptville Folk Club: meets at Maplewood School in Oxford Mills, twice a month. There is more information on the North Grenville Municipality website

Open Mic: Goose & Gridiron, Merrickville, 3rd Friday of each month. More information available at its Facebook page:

Vibration Studios:  Located on the main street in Osgoode. Vibration Studios is a live music hot spot and Café to take in many local performances. Performances can be found on their Facebook page. Tunes at Noon are always entertaining, and Osgoode Porchfest & Block Party is always something to take in, June 10

Buskerfest 2023 May 20: Hosted by the Old Town Kemptville BIA, and in its second year, this year’s event is bigger and better. There will once again be great professional buskers, along with many talented local musicians joining in to entertain the crowds along the route. They are also looking for local talent to participate in a fun “North Grenville’s Got Talent” Contest. Check out their Page for more details: 

Kemptville Legion: Music with The Mighty Harmonics – May 5.

Kemptville Pride: June 3 at the Kemptville Campus following the parade party. 

Rainbow Youth Alliance: Musical Drag Show, June 17 the North Grenville Municipal Centre

The HYDE Smokehouse & Bar: The Hyde has added Live music every Saturday night, they have a great mix of local and regional musicians, April 29 is Jarek Anderson, May 7 is the 3rd appearance of ROSEWOOD. Keep checking their Facebook page for upcoming shows. 

Smokie Ridge Winery: If you haven’t had a chance to visit Smokie Ridge Winery, now’s your chance.  The May 27 Comedy and Live music show is a must see. This family event has a bit of everything and is sure to be a laugh a minute, with good food and entertainment. 

Kemptville Youth Centre: Pancake Breakfast, May13, will include live music performance. From 8:30 -11:30 pm. 

Spencer City Bar and Grill: Hosts Live Bands regularly, so check them out. This week is Eastbound of Bytown, April 22, and Southbound, April 29. 

Kemptville Youth Musical Theatre Company: Performing “Matilda”, April 15-30 at the Urbandale Arts Centre. 

Windmill Brewery: This Local Craft Brewery in Johnstown is a beautiful spot to host live music, with food and beverages available. Check out these amazing artists: Mary Moore, April21, or Ryan James, April 28.



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