Comics For Care


CoComics for Care poster-Empiremmunity Care of South Hastings presents:
Comics for Care
Friday, May 1 @ 8 p.m.

A fundraising evening featuring Yuk Yuk’s Comedy on Tour performing 90 minutes of comedy.  Appetizers, cash bar and a silent auction.
Tickets available at The Empire Theatre Box Office – $40.00 each or 2 for $75.00 – cash only.

Marty Stuart


 Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

Wednesday, May 6 @ 7:30 p.m.

Premium – $61.75 + HST + ticket service fee
Balcony – $52.75  + HST + ticket service fee

On sale Sat. Mar. 7 @ 12 p.m.

Since starting out singing gospel as a child, the bluegrass stint with Lester Flatt in the ’70s, the six years with Johnny Cash in the ’80s, and coming up with his smash “hillbilly rock” hits of the ’90s, the four time GRAMMY winner, platinum recording artist, Grand Ole Opry star, country music memorabilia preservationist, stylist, designer, photographer, songwriter, all around renaissance man, charismatic force of nature, and (first of all, perhaps), lead of the extraordinary, versatile touring and recording band The Fabulous Superlatives, MARTY STUART has shown a showman’s zest for every conceivable flavour of country music.

Check Out Marty Stuart on David Letterman Last Month!


John McDermott


John McDermott – Traditionally Yours

Thursday, May 7 @ 7:30 p.m.

Price – $42.04 + HST + ticket service fee
John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career – platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations – he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes – the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society’s Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a commendation from the Minister of Veteran’s Affairs for this ongoing work, which includes his foundation McDermott House Canada, dedicated to improving care in the final stages of terminal illness and providing a warm, welcoming place to stay for Canada’s veterans, military, first responders and their families. In concert, whether he is sharing the stage with a topnotch group of musical friends or touring the world as part of the famed Three Irish Tenors, McDermott continues to enchant audiences with his beautiful voice and sensitive renditions. Though time and travel have introduced him to a wealth of new material and experiences, he manages to incorporate that diversity into his performances, while retaining the beguiling sense of  humour that endeared him to audiences from the beginning. This tour features songs from his latest release, Traditionally Yours, as well as variety of favourites from his vast recording catalogue.  A delectable evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace by the consummate craftsman himself, John McDermott.

Watch John McDermott Video Here!



Comic Strippers

A Male Stripper Parody and Improv Comedy Show
Friday, May 22 @ 7:30 p.m.
Price – $35.50 + HST + ticket service fees
Group (10 or more) Price – $32.00 + HST + ticket service fee

Buy Tickets Here!

The Comic Strippers are a fictitious male stripper troupe, played  by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating, in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their sexylarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance;” these guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh. Women often say the most attractive thing about a man is his sense of humour – so ladies, these stripped-down comedians are sure to make your head explode. And not to worry, gentlemen, this is definitely a parody of male strippers. Some of the performers have what’s called ‘Comedy Bodies’ – they will make you look fabulous by comparison!  Semi-undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy.  Fresh from sold out shows in Vegas, Australia and Canada, The Comic Strippers are:
Roman Danylo - For five seasons, Roman starred on CTV’s Comedy Inc. As a stand-up comedian, he has appeared on Just For Laughs and The Debaters.
Ken Lawson - Ken starred in the Canadian sitcom Health Nutz and has performed all over North America with The Vancouver Theatre Sports League and The Second City
David Milchard - David is an internet sensation with over 50 million hits for his YouTube videos “Convos With My 2 Year Old.”
Chris Casillan – An improv comedy vet with The Vancouver Theatre Sports League, Chris is also a Canadian Comedy Award winner with his sketch comedy group Canadian Content.
★★★★★ “Extremely funny comedy show that showcases their mercurial improvisational talents.” – UK Fringe  Review
★★★★ “A high- energy evening that never loses pace.” – Adelaide Now
“A show suitable for both men and women… an entertaining ride where anything goes.” – Rip It Up Magazine
“One of the most hilarious shows I’ve ever seen.” – Vancouver Sun
WARNING: No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A show for all genders… 19+ only

View Promo Video!

Steve Michaels Elvis-Aloha


Steve Michaels Kabakos presents:

Steve Michaels  in “ALOHA”
The 40th Anniversary Special Edition…of the legendary Elvis concert!

Thursday May 28th @ 8pm

Price – $36 + HST + ticket service fee

See the triumphant 1973 concert production presented “The Way It Was” ALOHA 40th Anniversary Note for Note, Song for Song, and Word for Word! All 22 classic recordings, one fantastic evening!

Born to play Elvis Presley from the Golden era to the Vegas and Concert years, International award winning tribute artist Steve Michaels executes a dynamic portrayal of authenticity that makes him one of the most highly praised and sought after Elvis stylists in the World.  See the triumphant 1973 concert production presented “The Way It Was” ALOHA 40th Anniversary Note for Note, Song for Song, and Word for Word! All 22 classic recordings, one fantastic evening! 


April Wine



April Wine

Friday May 29th, 2015

Price – $39.95 + HST + ticket service fee

They like to rock and they’ve been doing just that for 45 years.  Canadian Music Hall of Famers, April Wine,  are a staple of classic rock radio for over 4 1/2 decades. It’s always a great night when April Wine take to the stage.  You know the songs … “Roller”, “You Could Have A Lady”, “Oowatanite”, “I Like To Rock”, “Say Hello” and many more.


Lunch At Allens

Friday, June 12 @ 7:30 p.m.
Price:  $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee
Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprised of four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas.  As individuals, they have written for or sung on over 25,000,000 cds, penning hits for Josh Groban, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, America, Santana, Cherand Rod Stewart, as well as Murray’s “Farmer’s Song,” Marc’s “Marina Del Rey” and Ian’s “Painted Ladies,” just to name a few.  These artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch At Allen’s. Their stage show is intimate and humourous, featuring many songs familiar to anyone who has turned on a radio in the past two decades.
“You would be hard pressed to find another Canadian ensemble with more collective depth of influence over Canada’s musical landscape than Lunch At Allen’s.” – The Beat Magazine

Watch Video Clip Here


Mickey Gilley


Mickey Gilley

A Trip down Memory Lane!


Saturday, July 11 @ 7 p.m.

Price – $59.50 +HST + ticket service fee 

For the first time in over 20 years, the original ‘urban cowboy’, Mickey Gilley, will be playing selected concert dates in Canada in 2015!  The legendary singer has had seventeen #1 singles in his long career including “Room Full of Roses”, “City Lights”, “Fool for Love”, “Don’t the Girls Get Prettier at Closing Time” and his remake of the soul standard “Stand By Me”.  It was “Stand By Me”, from the blockbuster film Urban Cowboy in 1980 that catapulted Gilley from country to pop crossover superstar, taking him out of the shadow of his famous cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart.  Mickey shares with audiences his career in music and the stories behind the hit songs.
Join Mickey Gilley in concert on his trip down memory lane with classic video snippets that segue into the live performance of favourites, “True Love Ways”, “A Headache Tomorrow (Or a Heartache Tonight)”, “Lonely Nights” and “Put Your Dreams Away” – songs that set in motion the amazing career of this Oklahoma born veteran performer!


The Once


The Once

Special Guest:  Sarah MacDougall

Sunday Nov 15th @ 8 p.m.

Price – $28.75 + HST + ticket service fee 

View Video Here!

 Over the past five years, the Once has been quietly making a name for themselves in their native Canada. The Newfoundland-based band has collected a trio of Canadian Folk Music Awards, been named Newfoundland & Labrador Art Council’s Artist of the Year and earned a Juno nomination for best Roots/Traditional album. In the coming year, however, the rest of the world will get to discover the joyous, harmony-rich acoustic music that have made them such favorites in their homeland.