Since the Garrick Theatre reopened in 2010, operated by the Bonavista Townscape Foundation, it’s provided a stage for live performances and cinema, and The Annex bar and a conference area have been added.
As for the entertainment, the Garrick is bringing back the Saturday Summer Music Series for its biggest year yet, with 19 performances ranging from country to pop to opera.
Also this year, after the success of last summer, free concerts will continue to be performed on the lawns of the Ryan Premises National Historic Site and the Mockbeggar Plantation Provincial Historic Site.
The Annex will have its own brand of music, with Wednesdays on Church offering a new night for music lovers to partake in the sounds of Church Street.
Head: Saturday Summer Music Series lineup at the Garrick Theatre
June 20: 1975!
June 21: Opera on the Avalon – The Turn of the Screw
June 27: Russell deCarle
July 4: Abbey Road
July 11: The Once
July 18: Fergus O’Byrne and Jim Payne
July 25: Kelly-Ann Evans – Strong Enough, the Music of Sheryl Crowe
Aug. 1: Natalie Noseworthy and Mallory Johnson – Music of Dolly Parton
Aug. 8: Steve Maloney and the Wandering Kind
Aug. 15: Shanneyganock
Aug. 22: Andrea Lodge and Jay Sorce – Andrea and Jay’s Kitchen Party
Aug. 29: Darrin Martin and Wendy Woodland
Sept. 5: The Secrets
Sept. 12: Ennis
Sept. 19: Crooked Stovepipe
Sept. 26: The Swinging Belles (1:30 p.m. children’s show)
Sept. 26: Fretboard Journey
Oct. 3: This Land: Local show
Oct. 10: Bob Macdonald and others – Music of George Jones
2015 Wednesdays on Church
July 1: Sherman Downey
July 8: Home Grown – Andrew, Lauren, Kyle, Rachel, Sandy and Brian
July 15: Bob Little and Steve Abbott
July 22: Jamie Dart and Sandy Morris
July 29: Matthew Hornell and Anthony Sneddon – Martini Night
Aug. 5: Brianna Gosse and Marcus McLaughlin
Aug. 12: Matthew Byrne
Aug. 19: Dennis Parker and John Clarke
Aug. 26: Craig Young
Live on the Lawn
July 1: Sherman Downey at Mockbeggar
July 15: Bob Little and Steve Abbott at Ryan Premises
July 29: Matthew Hornell and Andrew Sneddon at Mockbeggar
Aug. 5: Brianna Gosse at Ryan Premises
Aug. 8: Steve Maloney Trio at Mockbeggar