Gene Simmons Coming To Memorial Centre For Intimate & Candid Conversation

Gene Simmons, legendary frontman and co-founder of KISS, has announced three Ontario appearances this Fall, including London, Niagara Falls and Peterborough on November 9th.

After an epic and storied 45-year career, and hot on the heels of “End of the Road” (his final world tour with KISS), Gene Simmons will sit down with the Peterborough audience at the Memorial Centre for an intimate and candid conversation.

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The entrepreneur, author, television personality and Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer, who with KISS sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, will unleash his acumen and lay out his secrets on what it takes to climb the ranks to join the wealthy and powerful in his unstoppable and unapologetic style.

Audience members will be invited to take part in the conversation through an interactive Question & Answer period that promises to generate an interesting discussion.

Tickets for the Peterborough shows go on sale Wednesday, June 26th at 10 a.m. at memorialcentre.ca, over the phone at 705.743.3561 or in person at the Baker Tilly Box Office located inside the PMC. Box Office hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Snoop Dogg Is Coming To Peterborough

9-0-Nickel Entertainment, Energy 99.7 and the Peterborough Memorial Centre are excited to welcome Snoop Dogg to the Peterborough Memorial stage on May 16th.

Snoop Dogg, the legendary record producer, singer and rapper, will be bringing his Snoop Dogg & Friends Tour to the PMC May 16th at 8 p.m. Snoop has amassed 17 Grammy Award nominations in an incredible career.

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Also on the bill is Canadian Hip Hop star Peter Jackson, featuring his album which is currently No. 1 on the Canadian charts.

Tickets go on sale April 8 at 10:00 a.m. at memorialcentre.ca, by calling 705.743.3561, or in person at the Baker Tilly Box Office inside the PMC.

Tickets range from $69.99 - $124.99 plus applicable fees and taxes.

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Blue Rodeo To Play Memorial Centre December 28th, Portion Of Proceeds To GPHSF

The Peterborough Memorial Centre and GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation, has announced that Blue Rodeo will be performing at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday, December, 28th with special guests.  

“We are so thrilled to have the iconic Canadian band Blue Rodeo coming to play at the Peterborough Memorial Centre,” says Laura Kennedy, Executive Director, GPHSF. “It is a privilege for us to be able to partner on this event with the Peterborough Memorial Centre and we are very grateful that a portion of ticket sales will be invested in local health care across Peterborough City and County. 

Photo via Blue Rodeo Facebook page

Photo via Blue Rodeo Facebook page

With their 14th Warner Music Canada studio album, 1000 Arms, Blue Rodeo’s successes include induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (2012), receiving a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award (2014) and selling in excess of four million records over the years.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 20th in person at the Collins Barrow Box Office inside the PMC, by phone 705-743-3561 and online at memorialcentre.ca

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Harlem Globetrotters Returning To Peterborough April 4th

As part of their North American tour to more than 250 cities, The Harlem Globetrotters will return to Peterborough with their one-of-a-kind show at the Memorial Centre on Thursday, April 4th, 2019.

Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball. They are the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages.

Photo via  @Globies

Photo via @Globies

The Globetrotters show will feature a star-studded roster, including Showmen like Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, Ant Atkinson, and Hammer Harrison, as well as fan favorites Firefly Fisher, Bull Bullard, Thunder Law and Cheese Chisholm.

The team will also bring the largest female roster in team history to fans across North America, including TNT Lister, Hoops Green, Torch George, Swish Young, and Mighty Mortimer. After virtually every game, the Harlem Globetrotters remain on the court for autographs and photographs with fans.

Tickets start at $21 plus taxes and services fees, and go on sale Wednesday, October 3rd at memorialcentre.ca, the Collins Barrow Box Office in the PMC, or by phone at 705-743-3561.

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Icon Gordon Lightfoot To Play Memorial Centre November 23rd

Iconic Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot, who recently donated the yellow canoe featured in his song "Canary Yellow Canoe" to the Canoe Museum in town, returns to Peterborough for a performance at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday, November 23rd at 8 p.m.
 
Beloved by music fans around the world, Lightfoot holds international recognition as a singer and songwriter. In 1971, he earned his first Top Ten hit when "If You Could Read My Mind" became an international sensation.

Photo courtesy The Canoe Museum

Photo courtesy The Canoe Museum

Lightfoot has won 15 JUNO Awards and has been nominated for five Grammy Awards. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. In May 2003, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 16th at 10 a.m. They range from $45.50 to $99.50, plus applicable taxes and service fees. Tickets are available at the box office at the PMC, by phone 705.743.3561 and online at memorialcentre.ca.

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Peterborough's Cody Crowley Returns Home For Bout At Memorial Centre

On May 5th, CCC Promotions returns to the Peterborough Memorial Centre, as two of Canada’s top Welterweights duke it out at “Homecoming III: Mayhem at Memorial.”

CPBC International Super-Welterweight Champion and Peterborough loyalist, Cody “The Crippler” Crowley, will return home from his training camp in Las Vegas to take on Hamilton-based up-and-comer Kevin Higson.

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Higson, WBA-NABA Canada Super Welterweight Champion, is Crowley’s toughest competitor yet, winning 12 of his 14 professional fights by going the full distance. Higson, who has won 5 bouts in a row, including notable wins over fellow Canadian contenders Phil Rose, Ryan Young and Junmar Emon.
 
In this epic main event, hometown boy Cody Crowley looks to defend his CPBC title on his home turf. In addition to putting his title on the line, Crowley will be fighting for the vacant CPBC Canadian title which will let the world know who is the best one 154 pounder in Canada.

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Crowley is a dominating force in the Canadian boxing scene and is determined to earn his way to the top by only taking on qualified opponents to get there. The fighter is gradually reaching the pinnacle of his craft, with the help of elite-level coaching staff and training partners.
 
Tickets for the bout go on sale February 2nd online or by calling 705.743.3561.

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Hedley To Rock Peterborough Memorial Centre

They're back: Hedley is playing the Memorial Centre Friday, March 2nd as part of their highly anticipated 2018 arena tour in support of their seventh studio album, Cageless.

Joining Hedley on the 32 city Canadian tour will be special guests Shawn Hook and Neon Dreams. Tickets will go on sale in all markets on Friday, September 29, with VIP packages on sale on Thursday, September 21st.

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“Performing live is truly what Hedley are all about,” says frontman Jacob Hoggard in regards to the upcoming tour. "Touring from coast to coast and being able to bring the music directly to our incredible fans is like a constant thirst for us. We are hitting more markets than ever before, the production is bigger and better, and as always, we have lots of tricks up our sleeves… We can’t wait to share this show with the world.”

Hedley shows at the Memorial Centre are always a great time, so you don't want to miss this one!

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Multi-Platinum Singer/Songwriter Johnny Reid Playing PMC March 22nd

Chart-topping, multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Johnny Reid announced on Friday (November 6th) the 2016 “What Love Is All About” National Tour across Canada, and it includes a stop at the PMC on March 22nd.

Joining Reid on the “What Love Is All About” tour will be Aaron Goodvin, JJ Shiplett and Natalie MacMaster. Tickets for all shows will go on sale to the general public Friday, November 13th.  

With an illustrious career spanning more than a decade, the JUNO Award winning Reid has captured the hearts of fans and audiences around the world. A critically acclaimed vocalist, Reid is widely known for his lyrical honesty and musical ability, as demonstrated by his extensive catalogue of hit songs, album sales totalling over 1.1 million units, countless awards and multiple sold out national arena tours.

This is a can't miss show! Tickets go on sale at the Memorial Centre November 13th.

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Hedley Coming To Peterborough April 15th

Hedley, one of the most successful touring acts in Canada, has announced a coast-to-coast 2016 Canadian arena tour in support of their sixth studio album, Hello. That includes a stop in Peterborough April 15th at the PMC. Joining Hedley will be special guests Carly Rae Jepsen and Francesco Yates.

"The PMC is excited to welcome back Hedley for their 2016 Hello World Tour," John Salfi, Program and Promotions Coordinator for PMC, tells PTBOCanada. "Hedley last played the PMC in 2014 and every time they play this building they bring an infectious energy and buzz that lifts the roof off."

Supporting Hedley on the Hello World Tour is pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen—whose infectious “Call Me Maybe” was one of the biggest hits on the planet in 2012—and Francesco Yates, whose debut single “Better to Be Loved” has already rocketed him into stardom.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 6th!

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