Featured Performers (2013)

The 26th Annual Arts Awards & Performance takes place this year on Wednesday, June 18th at Centre in the Square (External Website LinkFacebook Link), Kitchener. It’s a night you won’t want to miss!

Imagine an evening of fun and celebration – gourmet food tastings, great local performers, artwork silent auction . All happening on the night that Arts Awards winners in 11 categories Corporate Arts Supporter and Lifetime Achievement recipients are announced onstage. It’s your chance to be in the centre of an arts happening. If you haven’t attended before, you will want to experience it this year. We have a few surprises for you.

Craig Norris, host of CBC 89.1’s The Morning Edition (External Website LinkFacebook Link), returns as our Emcee for the evening.

This year’s gala celebration promises to be our most entertaining yet. Here’s this year’s lineup…

Onstage:

  • Alysha Brilla (External Website LinkFacebook Link) – Juno nominated musician and former Leading Edge Arts Award recipient
  • Chico Dusty (Facebook Link) – Winners of this year’s “Last Band Standing” competition co-sponsored by Maxwell’s Music House (External Website LinkFacebook Link)
  • The Suns (Facebook Link) – This year’s Blues Legacy Showcase winner and opening act at the Kitchener Blues Festival
  • Janice Lee (External Website LinkFacebook Link) – Spoken Word Artist
  • The Water Boys (External Website LinkFacebook Link) – An a cappella group from the University of Waterloo Men’s Choir

In the Lobby, when all the food, silent auction and meet and greet takes place, be entertained by these talented performers:

  • Caffrey (External Website LinkFacebook Link) – 2nd place finishers in this year’s “Last Band Standing” competition co-sponsored by Maxwell’s Music House (External Website LinkFacebook Link)
  • The Eric Charles Band (External Website Link) – local singer/songwriter who recently released his debut solo album, “Another Trip”

Be sure to join us in an evening to celebrate the arts in our community – and those creative, talented people who bring it to us! Support artists and your arts community.

Purchase tickets online: at the Centre in the Square box office (External Website Link)or by calling 519-578-1570 or 1-800-265-8977.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, Centre in the Square (External Website LinkFacebook Link), Kitchener. See you there!

Arts Awards Waterloo Region, in partnership with Creative Enterprise Initiative (External Website LinkFacebook Link)

Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased though Centre in the Square. Click HERE to buy tickets