What was ONtour

ONtour was a travelling concert series that went to 24 communities in Ontario from June to September, 2017.

We wanted Ontarians to get together, enjoy great live music, and mark our 150th anniversary in a unique way. All our concerts were free and for all ages.

  • 112,000attendees
  • 24communities visited

Concert information

  • 63Ontario-based artists
  • 100+hours of entertainment

Check out the table below to see where we went in Ontario and the artists who performed at each concert.

Date Community Artists
June 25 Alderville First Nation
  • Next Generation Leahy
  • SweetGrass Band
  • Dave Mowat
  • Brother Sweet Brother
  • Cale Crowe
June 27 Toronto
  • Shawn Desman
  • Tyler Shaw
  • Kira Isabella
  • Unity
July 8 Blind River
  • Glass Tiger
  • Kira Isabella
  • Drive
July 16 Sault Ste. Marie
  • The Tea Party
  • USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker)
  • Andrew Hyatt
  • Mclean
July 21 Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Big Wreck
  • Glass Tiger
  • Crash Vegas (duo)
  • Featurette
July 23 Barrie
  • The Tea Party
  • Skydiggers
  • USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker)
July 29 Ajax
  • The Jim Cuddy Band
  • JoSH the BaND
  • Karl Wolf
  • Ralph
August 2 Peterborough
  • Our Lady Peace
  • Coleman Hell
  • River Town Saints
August 3 London
  • The Tea Party
  • Kim Mitchell
  • Kardinal Offishall
August 5 Hamilton
  • July Talk
  • Kathleen Edwards
  • Scott Helman
August 9 Thunder Bay
  • Magic!
  • Kardinal Offishall
  • Midnight Shine
  • Ginger Ale & The Monowhales
August 10 Kenora
  • James Barker Band
  • Crystal Shawanda
  • Midnight Shine
  • Ginger Ale & The Monowhales
August 12 Port Hope
  • Whitehorse
  • Kathleen Edwards
  • Alx Veliz
  • Melanie Brulée
August 16 Huntsville
  • USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker)
  • River Town Saints
  • Courage My Love
  • Juan Barbosa
August 19 Sudbury
  • Serena Ryder
  • Coleman Hell
  • Mia Martina
  • Jonathan Roy
  • Stef Paquette (duo)
August 24 Guelph
  • Headstones
  • Coleman Hell
  • The Beaches
  • Ginger Ale & The Monowhales
August 26 Timmins
  • The Philosopher Kings
  • Jonathan Roy
  • Next Generation Leahy
  • Stef Paquette (duo)
August 30 St. Catharines
  • Amanda Marshall
  • Michelle Treacy
  • Melanie Brulée
  • Iskwé
September 1 Brampton
  • Amanda Marshall
  • Kardinal Offishall
  • JoSH the BaND
  • Anjulie
September 2 Mississauga
  • Tom Cochrane
  • Francesco Yates
  • Anjulie
September 7 Six Nations Fall Fair
  • Junkhouse
  • Big Joe
  • Jace Martin
  • DJ Shub
  • Logan Staats
  • Anjulie
  • Lacey Hill
September 10 Markham
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Tyler Shaw
  • Jessica Mitchell
September 15 Hawkesbury
  • Glass Tiger
  • David Wilcox
  • Andrew Hyatt
  • Stef Paquette
September 17 Petawawa
  • The Jim Cuddy Band
  • Jessica Mitchell
  • Stef Paquette (duo)
Updated: September 17, 2021
Published: June 07, 2017