FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2021
FIRST EVENT TICKET SALES BEGIN FOR NIAGARA FALLS MUSIC LIVE & NEW YEAR’S EVE
(Niagara Falls, ON) Niagara Falls Music Live is thrilled to announce that ticket sales start today for the first two major live performances beginning 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.
Live music is back in Niagara Falls in a big way with more concerts to be announced as part of this week-long celebration taking place in Canada’s premiere entertainment destination from December 27, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Find all the details at musiclive.ca.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
- CHANTAL KREVIAZUK
- Tickets start at $40 each – Buy Now
December 27,2021 | Doors Open 7:30 pm, Show Starts 8:30 pm | Marriott on the Falls, Grand Ballroom
Chantal Kreviazuk –one of Canada’s most accomplished songwriters and recognizable voices –released her eighth studio album “Get to You” this summer. Chantal Kreviazuk is a platinum-selling, three-time Juno Award-winning artist from Winnipeg.A renowned songwriter, Chantal has written for Drake, Pitbull, Kendrick Lamar, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Josh Groban and countless others. In 2014, Chantal and her husband Raine Maida became members of the Order of Canada, recognizing their efforts to raise awareness and support for numerous causes.
- THE TREWS featuring REVIVE THE ROSE
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December 28, 2021 | Scotiabank Convention Centre
Canadian rock-favourites, The Trews, are no stranger to Niagara Falls. After winning the 97.7 HTZ-FM’s Rocksearch in 2002, the band has been pumping out hit after hit. “Not Ready to Go”, “So She’s Leaving” and “Poor Ol’ Broken Hearted Me” topped Canadian rock charts and earned the band numerous Juno Award nominations and wins at the East Coast Music Awards and Independent Music Awards. The Trews just released a new single “Wanderer” and have a highly-anticipated new album being released on November 19.
- DAVID WILCOX
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December 29,2021 | Doors Open 7:30 pm, Show Starts 8:30 pm | Marriott on the Falls, Grand Ballroom
David Wilcox is a brilliant song writer, a great singer, and one of the hottest guitar players in the world. He first made his name as a wild, live performer and then as a first-rate recording artist whose work, from “Out Of The Woods” (1980) to his last solo release, “Boy In The Boat” (2007), stands the test of time. After almost thirty years in the business -including extensive touring, 5 gold & platinum albums, numerous awards, and winning fans everywhere -it’s no stretch to say that David Wilcox deserves icon status. His life in music is the stuff of legend.
- TYLER SHAW with special guests Command Sisters
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December 29,2021 | Show Starts 7:00 pm | Scotiabank Convention Centre
Tyler Shaw is a Multi-platinum selling artist, producer and actor. His third studio album, the eponymous Tyler Shaw, was released August 20, 2021 and features the hit summer anthem “Remember,” the romantic ballad “When You’re Home,” and the latest top 10 pop hit single “I See You.”
The Chinese-Canadian originally from Vancouver, BC, released his hit song “Kiss Goodnight” in 2012, and the melodic track quickly hit Platinum sales. In 2014, Tyler earned a JUNO Award nomination for ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ and went on to release certified Platinum track “House of Cards” and Gold “Wicked,” all from his 2015 debut album Yesterday. From his 2018 sophomore album, Intuition, Tyler’s first single “Cautious” reached Top 10 at Canadian radio and is now Gold. The second single, “With You,” was a breakout hit that quickly reached Double Platinum and was the most played single on Canadian radio by a Canadian artist in 2019.
Highlighting high fashion heat and even hotter hooks, Command Sisters exert this effect on tape, on stage, and everywhere else for that matter. The sisterly duo—Charlotte and Sarah Command—turn life’s ups and downs into eloquent and entrancing alternative underpinned by live instrumentation and bold production. From music to fashion, the Toronto band make a statement with everything they do.
- GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS
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December 29,2021 | Show Starts 7:00 pm | Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel
Over seven albums, multiple EPs, live broadcasts and reissues, the Toronto-based project led by singer-songwriter Tony Dekker has established itself as a beloved indie folk act in Canada and beyond. The CBC has called them “a national treasure” with a sound that is at once familiar and distinct, using the tools of folk music as the starting point to delve deeper.
Great Lake Swimmers have been nominated twice for Juno Awards, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Polaris Prize, and won a Canadian Indie Award for Favourite Folk/Roots Artist/Group. They have shared the stage as support for such musical luminaries as Robert Plant, Feist, Daniel Lanois, and Calexico, and have appeared as headliners at many of Canada’s major folk music festivals.
- JIM CUDDY
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December 30,2021 | Doors Open 7:30 pm, Show Starts 8:30 pm | Marriott on the Falls, Grand Ballroom
As one half of Blue Rodeo’s songwriting partnership, Jim Cuddy has one of the most recognizable voices in Canadian music. As a group Blue Rodeo has sold over 5 million records world-wide, won countless JUNO Awards, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame and Jim, along with songwriting partner Greg Keelor, were invested as Officers of the Order of Canada. In 1998, in between Blue Rodeo projects, Jim released his first solo album “All In Time” and hit the road with the eponymous Jim Cuddy band. Since that first release Jim has recorded three more solo albums and his latest release “Countrywide Soul” is a celebration of music and the musicians who join him on stage each night.
Jim Cuddy fans have the ultimate opportunity during Niagara Falls Music Live to see Jim Cuddy on December 30th and then see him perform with Blue Rodeo the very next night at a special New Year’s Eve concert at the Scotiabank Convention Centre to ring in 2022!
- SPOONS With special guest DJ Marinko
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December 30,2021 | Show Starts 8:00 pm | Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel
Gord Deppe and Sandy Horne defined the sound of pop and New Wave in the 80’s, with hits including “Nova Heart”, “Romantic Traffic”, “Old Emotions” and “Tell No Lies”. Their album “Arias & Symphonies” was named one of the 20 Most Influential Albums of The 80’s by “the Chart” Magazine, and their song “Nova Heart” was recently included in Bob Mersereau’s book “the Top 100 Canadian Singles of All Time”.
In 2019, Spoons Released a bold new album, “New Day New World”, playing on the band’s earlier edgy electro-80s sound and evokes the fun, pop sounds of their biggest hits while transporting them firmly into 2019. Four video singles have been released so far: For the First & Last Time, All the Wrong Things (In the Right Places), Landing Lights, and the title track, New Day New World. The retro 80s movement shows no signs of slowing down. Not one bit. And as far as Sandy, Gord, and a lot of fans are concerned, that is a very good thing indeed.
- NEW YEAR’S EVE LIVE FROM NIAGARA FALLS WITH BLUE RODEO
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December 31, 2021 | Scotiabank Convention Centre
Celebrate the start of 2022 at an epic live music event!
Live NYE celebrations are back in Niagara Falls and iconic Canadian band Blue Rodeo is headlining the big event at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Showcasing all-Canadian talent, the concert features award-winning artists Serena Ryder and Crown Lands (Juno Awards’ 2021 Breakthrough Group of the Year).
Blue Rodeo have sold over 4 million albums, received dozens of Juno Award nominations and wins, played over 2000 shows, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, been named to the Order of Canada and have been honoured with the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. And they’re still as strong as ever with the upcoming release of their 16th album Many A Mile on December 3, and a national tour that kicks-off in Niagara Falls. Bluerodeo.com
Toronto-based vocal powerhouse Serena Ryder is a platinum-selling artist adored by fans, peers and critics alike, in part due to her raw and earnest songwriting, and beautifully electric live performances. She has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Canada’s Walk of Fame Allan Slaight Music Impact Honour, six JUNO Awards, a MuchMusic Video Award for Best Rock Video, and a Canadian Screen Award for Achievement in Music–Original Song. An advocate for mental wellness, Serena has also been awarded the Margaret Trudeau Mental Health Advocacy Award.
In 2016, Crown Lands released their first EP, Mantra, and began a relentless touring schedule, which has seen them open for such acts as Jack White, Coheed and Cambria, Primus, and Rival Sons. Their self-titled debut album, produced by Grammy-nominated Dave Cobb, was released in the summer of 2020, to widespread acclaim from the likes of Guitar World, Kerrang!, and American Songwriter; coverage from the BBC and the CBC; and placements in campaigns for Peloton, the Canadian Football League, and the incomparable Hockey Night in Canada franchise. Crownlandsmusic.com
Niagara Falls Music Live
Both concerts are part of Niagara Falls Music Live from December 27, 2021 to January 1, 2022.
Niagara Falls is celebrating the return of live music in a big way with more than 75 performances at 20 venues over 6 nights including over 13+ New Year’s Eve events. From concerts in theatres and convention centres to intimate performances at restaurants and bars, the city will be showcasing talented local, Ontario and Canadian artists in Ontario’s most iconic location. To learn more about all the live music events, visit musiclive.ca.
Music lovers planning a winter getaway can experience multiple live shows during their visit to Niagara Falls this holiday season and stay in a hotel within walking distance of music venues or a Fallsview room to enjoy a room overlooking the majestic Falls. Niagara Falls Music Live is presented by Niagara Falls Tourism in partnership with the Tourism Partnership of Niagara and funding provided by the Government of Ontario.
- Visit MusicLive.ca for more information about artists, tickets, accommodation packages and more.
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Irene Knight, Public Relations Manager
Niagara Falls Tourism
Niagara Falls Resources
- Hotel Packages: https://book.niagarafallstourism.com/
- Attraction Packages: Niagarafallstourism.com/attraction-packages/
- Niagara Falls Itinerary Ideas: Niagarafallstourism.com/blog/itinerary/
- Getting here: Toronto to Niagara Falls GO Train Service
- Niagara Falls’ commitment to guests and employees: SafetoPlay.ca
Health and Safety
All live music events in Niagara Falls follow Public Health guidelines set out by the Government of Ontario. You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to access certain businesses and settings, including all venues for Niagara Falls Music Live events. Proof of vaccination and government issued identification will be checked at venues. To learn more about vaccination requirements, visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca. Face coverings are required indoors and at select outdoor attractions. Visitors are asked to follow all Public Health guidelines.
About Niagara Falls Canada
Overlooking the legendary Canadian Horseshoe, American and Bridal Veil waterfalls, Niagara Falls is a four-season destination renowned for its awe-inspiring natural wonders combined with world-class accommodation, thrilling entertainment and a burgeoning culinary scene. Visitors from Ontario, across North America and around the world who come to experience nature and adventure, discover family fun, feel the romance and explore unique and memorable experiences have made it Canada’s premier entertainment destination and a world-renowned bucket list destination. Located within a 1-day drive of half the population of North America, more than 152 M people, Niagara Falls is the perfect getaway.
About Niagara Falls Tourism
Niagara Falls Tourism (NFT) is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, representing almost 400 member establishments in Niagara Falls, including members throughout the Niagara Region. Welcoming almost 14 million visitors into the destination each year, NFT promotes the tourism and hospitality sector to visitors around the world. Dynamic marketing campaigns and signature events inspire visitors to explore Niagara Falls and support the success of local business. NFT fosters the international reputation of Niagara Falls as a four-season bucket-list destination and Canada’s entertainment capital.
About The Tourism Partnership of Niagara
Tourism Partnership of Niagara (TPN) is the organization responsible for marketing the Niagara Region as a world-class, four-season travel destination to domestic and international markets. Through effective tourism marketing supported by aligned market research, we help to create jobs and generate wealth by stimulating demand for Niagara’s tourism economy. Our role is to increase awareness of Niagara Region and influencing consumers at the intent and consideration phase of the consumer path to purchase. Playing a leadership role in the Niagara Tourism and Hospitality apparatus that helps shape the Niagara narrative to attract business and leisure consumers to Niagara.