From large concert venues to intimate clubs, we’ve got four great ways to listen in and enjoy live music in Hamilton Halton Brant.
Top Canadian artists are performing all over Hamilton Halton Brant. Whether you prefer classical or country, roots or rock, open your ears to homegrown talent and to get to know our live music venues, including Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Concert Hall and FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts in Brantford, Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts in Oakville, Burlington Performing Arts Centre in Burlington and FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton.
Every year in June, music takes over Burlington’s Downtown and Waterfront with Canada’s largest free music festival, the Sound of Music Festival. For nine straight days, music fans enjoy an eclectic combination of new and emerging artists, past favourites and some of today’s most popular performers. There will be continuous free music at the Brantford Jazz Festival in September, featuring four stages of world-class entertainment ranging from traditional jazz to Big Band Swing to Spanish Afro-Cuban grooves and Dixieland Jazz.
Supercrawl takes over James Street in Hamilton every September, with three days of free music spread over multiple stages. Be one of the 130,000 visitors annually who gather to watch over 50 bands. One of the largest free music festivals in Ontario, the festival also showcases large-scale visual art installations, performance art, an artisan market, food trucks and fashion.