Musical Venues and Events

North Hastings is rich with musical talent.  No matter where you go there are fantastic opportunities to listen and join in with local musicians.  Similar to what you might expect on the east coast of Canada, kitchens, community halls and local restaurants across North Hastings are places to gather and share the love of music.  Pick up a local newspaper to check out the weekly events.

In Bancroft, Friday evening offers local musicians at the South Algonquin Eatery & Pub in the historic Bancroft Hotel. The Royal Canadian Legion in Bancroft offers regular dances and other musical events while The Village Playhouse in Bancroft offers everything from the amazing North Hastings Community Choir to tribute bands to nationally and internationally recognized talent.

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Maynooth is a mecca for musical events.  The Arlington is always buzzing with a crowd listening, jamming or dancing.  Check out for events.  The ANAF Barn in Maynooth is another popular place for dancing.

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The many community centres in our smaller communities offer musical events throughout the year.  Check the Coming Events Calendar at for details.


The Mineral Capital Concert Series

A free, live outdoor concert series every Wednesday evening from late June to the end of August at the Millennium Park band shell in Bancroft.



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