Cancellation – The June 5, 2024 performance of RELIC at Kenwick Park is cancelled due to a severe thunderstorm watch.

The City of Sarnia’s annual free outdoor concert series, Sounds of Summer, features local and out-of-town performers, providing live musical entertainment across a full range of genres. Sounds of Summer performances take place every Monday – Thursday, throughout June, July, and August (with some exceptions) at five different locations across the community.

Sounds of Summer runs from the first Tuesday in June until the second-last Thursday in August. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair.

2024 Performances

Consult the table below for Sounds of Summer performance dates and locations. All shows start at 7 p.m. Shows may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Cancelled shows will be rescheduled to the end of the season where possible.

Date Location Performer
Tuesday, June 4 Suncor Agora Scottish Night
Wednesday, June 5 Kenwick Park RELIC
(rock, country, blues)
Thursday, June 6 Paul Blundy Park Cabin Fever
(alternative/folk rock)
Thursday, June 6 Germain ParkBorderline (variety)
Monday, June 10 Canatara Bandshell The Overtones (soft rock)
Tuesday, June 11Suncor Agora Joan Spalding and Friends (blues, country, variety)
Wednesday, June 12 Kenwick ParkForest Excelsior Ban (variety)
Thursday, June 13 Paul Blundy ParkAnnette Dillon
(60s & 70s folk pop)
Thursday, June 13 Germain ParkGood Times Ukulele Club (all genres)
Monday, June 17 Canatara BandshellJacob Barber (indie rock)
Tuesday, June 18Suncor Agora 402 West (classic rock)
Wednesday, June 19 Kenwick ParkDynamic Duo (country)
Thursday, June 20 Paul Blundy Park Missy Burgess (folk, blues)
Thursday, June 20Germain ParkThose Guy (folk, country)
Monday, June 24 Canatara BandshellRam Grill Band
(Dixieland style jazz)
Tuesday, June 25 Suncor Agora Lambton County Fiddlers (Celtic fiddle)
Wednesday, June 26 Kenwick Park Grand-Rents
(country & classic rock)
Thursday, June 27 Paul Blundy Park Small Town (blues, rock)
Thursday, June 27 Germain ParkABT Gospel Singers (gospel)
Monday, July 1 Canada Day No Performance
Tuesday, July 2Seaway Kiwanis PavilionLeanne Mayer (acoustic)
Wednesday, July 3 Kenwick Park JPD Review (country)
Thursday, July 4 Paul Blundy ParkCassie Noble
(indie, pop, folk)
Thursday, July 4Germain ParkThe Casuals (classic rock)
Monday, July 8 Canatara Bandshell The Joyful Noise Drummers (percussion)
Tuesday, July 9 Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion Wood Strings Wind Trio
(classical, pop)
Wednesday, July 10 Kenwick Park Blackwell Station
(old time rock, country)
Thursday, July 11Park Paul Blundy Park Rob Dickinson
(rock, country)
Thursday, July 11 Germain ParkRoads Travelled (country)
Monday, July 15 Canatara BandshellLise Michaud (country)
Tuesday, July 16Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion The Martones
(feel good music)
Wednesday, July 17 Kenwick ParkCeltic Hillbillies
(Irish east-coast country rock)
Thursday, July 18Park Paul Blundy Park Jeffery Baldock (pop,folk)
Thursday, July 18 Germain ParkThe Songbirds Union (folk/pop)
Monday,  July 22Canatara Bandshell The Old Souls
(alternative, classic rock)
Tuesday, July 23 Seaway Kiwanis PavilionBruce Dean and Friends (jazz, blues, pop)
Wednesday, July 24 Kenwick Park Jammin Quartet
(big band, Latin)
Thursday, July 25 Park Paul Blundy Park The Oremakinde Trio (family musical band)
Thursday, July 25Germain Park WIP (soft rock)
Monday, July 29 Canatara Bandshell Foggy Mountain Band
(country/variety)
Tuesday, July 30 Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion Failte Celtic Ensemble
(Celtic)
Wednesday, July 31 Kenwick ParkWayne Hayward
(keyboard, organ)
Thursday, August 1 Park Paul Blundy Park Mike Blackmore
(percussion vocals)
Thursday, August 1 Germain Park Small Group Therapy
(remixed 70s, 80s, 90s)
Monday, August 5 Civic Holiday No Performance
Tuesday, August 6 Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion Farewell Stanleys
(rock, roots, Canadiana)
Wednesday, August 7 Kenwick Park Sarnia Outtaliners
(country, rock)
Thursday, August 8 Park Paul Blundy ParkMark Blayney (variety)
Thursday, August 8 Germain Park Bill and Joe Hines
(60s – 90s rock)
Monday, August 12 Canatara Bandshell Paula and the Corn Huskers
(country, oldies)
Tuesday, August 13 Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion Five for Tyme
(Celtic, pop, folk)
Wednesday, August 14 Kenwick Park The Back 2 Back Band
(pop, rock, country)
Thursday, August 15 Park Paul Blundy Park Fischer and Lovatt
(classic, modern rock)
Thursday, August 15Germain Park The Wade Sisters
(country and rock)
Monday, August 19Canatara Bandshell Ben Sitek and Friends
(smooth jazz)
Tuesday, August 20 Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion Macs Music (folk)
Wednesday, August 21 Kenwick ParkBlast From the Past
(50s, 60s country rock)
Thursday, August 22 Park Paul Blundy Park Sarnia Church in the City (gospel)
Thursday, August 22Germain Park Jules and Co (variety)

Sign up to perform

Interested in performing? Email parksandrecreation@sarnia.ca for details.