ONTour Concert making stop in Petawawa


Posted on Monday July 10, 2017

Petawawa, ON – The Town of Petawawa was selected amongst 22 other Ontario communities to host a free ONtour concert stop dubbed, “the soundtrack of Summer ’17”.  An initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, the ONtour concert series will showcase some of Ontario’s diverse musical talent.  

The ONtour concert series will end in Petawawa on Sunday September 17th.  This free concert will take place at the Evergreen Stage in Centennial Park and feature the Jim Cuddy Band, Meghan Patrick and Jessica Mitchell.

“We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen to host the wrap-up concert of the ONtour series and to welcome Jim Cuddy back to Petawawa, almost ten years later, for another crowd pleasing performance”, stated Mayor Bob Sweet.

Jim Cuddy is a well-known Canadian solo artist and lead singer of Blue Rodeo.  Meghan Patrick is a country singer-songwriter whose debut album was “Grit & Grace”.  Jessica Mitchell is a country music rising star whose song “Workin’ on Whiskey” reached the top of the country charts. 

More than 50 artists are scheduled to participate in the ONtour concert series, in the various communities across Ontario and more than 80,000 people are expected to enjoy the “soundtrack of the Summer of ’17.”

ONtour schedule details, as they come available, will be posted through the Ontario.ca/ONtour website.