Chantal Kreviazuk

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Chantal Kreviazuk

Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 8 p.m.

$49.50 + HST + ticket service fee

An evening with one Canada and North America’s beloved singer/songwriters, Chantal Kreviazuk.  Introspective and passionate, as both an artist and a humanitarian, Chantal is known for her emotionally charged performances.
Chantal, along with her husband Raine Maida, have recently been appointed members of the Order of Canada, for their achievements as Canadian musicians and their charitable and humanitarian works.
Many of her songs have gone on to be classics … “God Made Me”, “Wayne”, “Surrounded”, “Feels Like Home”, “All I Can Do” and “Invincible”  … to name a few.

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Steve Patterson

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Steve Patterson

I Laugh Therefore I Think

Thursday, April 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

Price – $38.90 + HST + ticket service fee

 
Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed national tour This Is Not Debatable, Steve Patterson returns with I Laugh Therefore I Think, a rollicking slice of hilarity that will make you laugh, think, or – at the very least – think about laughing!  Known foremost as host of CBC’s hit comedy radio show The Debaters, Steve Patterson is also considered to be one of the country’s premier comedic talents, being named twice, first in 2011 and again in 2013, as Best Male Stand-Up Comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards. It’s an opinion universally endorsed by peers and media alike.  Joining Steve is special guest Ivan Decker, a Vancouver-based comedian who has been heralded as one of the fastest rising stars in Canada. A 10-year stand-up comedy veteran at age 29, Ivan reveals the humour hiding in the everyday trials of today’s young adults with careful dissection, brilliant timing, and intelligent observation. Fans of The Debaters will immediately recognize Ivan as a frequent and popular guest.  I Laugh Therefore I Think: A current, sometimes irreverent, original 90-minute one man show stoked with Steve’s hallmark gift for capturing a funny turn of phrase, a smattering of original satirical songs and a glee that comes from the opportunity to express opinions beyond the bounds as moderator of The Debaters … things that we all laugh about first and think about second. Or do we think first and laugh second? Or do we just laugh for a second before thinking, ‘Oh. Should I have laughed at that?’ All this and more. Buckle up for an all-systems-go blast-off to the land of laughter!   “There’s no debate about it, Steve Patterson is hysterical. Don’t miss him” – Rick Mercer

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Gerry Dee

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Gerry Dee

Wednesday April 22nd 2015

$59.00 (includes HST)

Onsale Monday Oct 6th @12noon

Gerry Dee is the star and creator of CBC’s hit sitcom Mr. D, author of Teaching: It’s Harder Than It Looks. He also appeared on Gerry Dee Sports Reporter on The Score. 2013 Winner of a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in A Continuing Comedic Role.  He is a former Canadian Comedy Award winner for Best Comic in Canada and was on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Catch Gerry Dee Live where he will touch upon marriage, fatherhood and his years as a teacher.  Gerry Dee is a comedian you do not want to miss.  He will provide you with a night of laughter you will never forget.

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Mavericks

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The Mavericks

Mono Mundo Tour 2015

Thursday, April 23 @ 8 p.m.

Price – $67.75 & $62.75 + HST + ticket service fee

Defined as the “most interesting band in the world,” this Grammy Award-winning group that hails from Miami brings its unique blend of post-modern country, pop, rock, Latin music…The Mavericks return to The Empire, by popular demand with their Mono Mundo Tour 2015.  The Mavericks’ garage band ferocity, their intense live performances and deep love of both romance and pure country are led by Cuban-American Raul Malo, whose rich supple voice is often compared to that of Roy Orbison. After an eight year hiatus, this dynamic band returned to perform at sold-out venues across the country. With its infectious energy and eclectic sound, The Mavericks perform new songs and classic hits including “Crying Shame,” “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down” and “Dance the Night Away.” With multiple Vocal Group of the Year accolades, Country Music Awards for Country Vocal Group of the Year and a Grammy Award, this band has amassed a hit catalog that spans more than 20 years.

With Special Guest: Whitney RoseWhitney Rose

 

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Jake Clemons

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Jake Clemons

Monday April 27th @ 8pm

Please Note New Date For This Show

Price: $23.75 + HST + Ticket Service Fee

Jake Clemons returns to The Empire!  A talented singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Jake has just finished a successful tour of Ireland, England and Scotland and a recent sold out performance at the legendary Stone Pony in New Jersey.  Jake is well known for playing with Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street band, but Jake has also honed his own musical style, combined with a performance ethic that can only be learned from playing with the hardest working rock and roll band in the world.

His band will feature Brett Meyer on Keys and Matt Musty on Drums and Belleville’s and The Empire Theatre’s very own Mark Rashotte, on guitar.

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Comics For Care

 

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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

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 Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

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

Price:
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!

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John McDermott

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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!

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Comic Strippers

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THE 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

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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

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Steve Michaels Elvis-Aloha

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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! 

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April Wine

 

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Tickets On Sale Wed. March 11 @ 11am

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.

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Lunch At Allens

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MURRAY McLAUCHLAN, CINDY CHURCH,
MARC JORDAN and IAN THOMAS
ARE LUNCH AT ALLEN’S
 
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

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The Once

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The Once

Special Guest:  Sarah MacDougall

Sunday Nov 15th @ 8 p.m.

Price – $28.75 + HST + ticket service fee 

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 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.

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