For more than 16 years, new and seasoned musicians have been delighting crowds at the Peter Schneider Concert Series in beautiful Bell Park. The series runs through the summer with concerts free of charge every Sunday evening from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Concerts are scheduled for the William Bell Gazebo (next to the Bell Park Main Beach), the Katherine Bell Gazebo (on the Jim Gordon Boardwalk) and the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. In the event of rain, concerts are moved to St. Peter’s United Church, 203 York Street, Sudbury.
Sunday, August 5
Nadjiwan is a multi-award nominated act that has performed all over North America, including the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Nadjiwan is currently nominated for Best Rock Album for this year’s Indigenous Music Awards and has had several number one songs on the IMA charts.
Sunday, August 12
William Bell Gazebo
The North Winds Quintet features two flutes, a clarinet, a horn and a bassoon. The quintet is made up of five Sudbury women who very much enjoy playing. They perform a variety of music, from Joplin to Beethoven.
Sunday, August 19
Katherine Bell Gazebo
The Swing Fever Octet is a perennial favorite of the concert series, attracting hundreds of listeners and dancers each summer. The band incorporates many well-known tunes with varied rhythms for toe tapping and high stepping. They play current hits with ballroom and big band sounds to round out two hours of music under the stars.