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The Last Waltz Live: July 18, 2019 At Stewart Park Festival

No other Canadian musical group holds as storied a place in the history of popular music as The Band, four young lads from southern Ontario who, along with a buddy from the state of Arkansas, became the back-up band for rock icon Ronnie Hawkins. They then went on to achieve lasting fame as the back-up…

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Special Thursday Night Show Added to SPF

We’re excited to announce that this year’s festival will kick-off with a special Thursday night show featuring the music of one of Canada’s most beloved bands. Under the direction of Juno-award-winning producer and musical director, Lance Anderson, an all-star cast of Canadian blues & roots musicians will perform “The Last Waltz – A Musical Celebration…

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Beloved Jessie Tree Gets Replaced In Stewart Park

Big day in Stewart Park. As many know, last year we lost Jessie, the large maple tree that, for many years, stood in the centre of the park. It was always a large and iconic part of the Stewart Park Festival. Yesterday, two large caliper trees were planted to replace Jessie. The trees are a…