Category Archives: River Run Centre

Boreal continues a wintertime tradition

December 6, 2019

Trio performs heartwarming ‘Songs for a Snowy Season’ shows at River Run Centre GUELPH, ON December 6, 2019 – Guelph musicians Katherine Wheatley and Tannis Slimmon – along with new Boreal member Angie Nussey – welcome winter with outstanding harmonies, brilliant songwriting and beautiful lyrics during Songs for a Snowy Season at River Run Centre on Friday, December 20 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m. The Co-operators Hall performances are presented as part of the Borealis Music Series. Boreal’s seasonal concerts of original songs and holiday classics have become a tradition across Ontario for more than a decade, celebrating the coming of winter and beauty of the season. Change is in the air for the trio in 2019, with longtime member… Continue reading Boreal continues a wintertime tradition


A Next Generation Leahy Christmas brings holiday cheer to Guelph

November 29, 2019

Young members of legendary musical family perform at the River Run Centre GUELPH, ON November 29, 2019 – Joyful, positive and energetic. Young members of the legendary Leahy family will share the spirit of the season during A Next Generation Leahy Christmas at the River Run Centre on Saturday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. The Main Stage performance is presented as part of the Guelph Infiniti Music Series. A Next Generation Leahy Christmas features Leahy siblings Adele, Gregory, Angus, Cecilia, Joseph and Evelyn displaying their outstanding talents in a youthful Celtic holiday celebration. All 16 years old or younger, the siblings are accomplished multi-instrumentalists whose live performances feature the high-energy, infectious Celtic-based music associated with the Leahy name. Fiddle, cello, French accordion, singing, piano and… Continue reading A Next Generation Leahy Christmas brings holiday cheer to Guelph


‘A Whole New World’ brings memorable movie scores to life

November 28, 2019

Experience the musical magic of Alan Menken at the River Run Centre on Friday, December 13, at 8 p.m. Continue reading ‘A Whole New World’ brings memorable movie scores to life


Rock ’n’ roll legend Burton Cummings takes the stage in Guelph

November 15, 2019

Iconic musician performs intimate solo show at River Run Centre GUELPH, ON November 15, 2019 – Rock ’n’ roll icon Burton Cummings continues building on his legendary career. The Canadian Music Hall of Fame member presents an evening of his timeless hits at River Run Centre during Burton Cummings: Up Close and Alone on Friday, November 29, at 8 p.m. The Main Stage performance is presented as part of the Guelph Infiniti Music Series. “Jam-packed with numerous hits by The Guess Who and from his solo career, interspersed with stories behind his best-known songs,” The Daily Courier says of Burton Cummings: Up Close and Alone. In addition to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Cummings is a member of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame… Continue reading Rock ’n’ roll legend Burton Cummings takes the stage in Guelph


River Run Centre announces a riveting 2019-2020 Season

May 28, 2019

Great entertainment comes to Guelph! Guelph, ON May 28, 2019 – River Run Centre launches its 2019-2020 season of professional entertainment with a lineup that promises something for everyone and outstanding performances and artistry. The programming is supported by Richardson GMP, the new Season Sponsor, and funded in part by the Government of Canada. “We’re looking forward to sharing a riveting 2019-2020 Season with all of you” says River Run Centre Theatre Manager, Bill Nuhn. “We know we’ll have you all on the edge of your seats with the very best artists and entertainers taking the stage right here in Guelph. And we’re thrilled to grow our partnership with Richardson GMP as our new 2019-2020 Season Sponsor. As long-time supporters, they exemplify true leadership in… Continue reading River Run Centre announces a riveting 2019-2020 Season


Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay

June 27, 2018

Guelph, Ont., June 27, 2018 – It’s official. Bus rides to and from ticketed events at River Run Centre and Sleeman Centre will continue to cost riders $1 for each one-way trip. On Monday night, City Council voted unanimously in favour of making the Special Event Fare program permanent. The program was introduced last September as a pilot program to increase ridership and assist in alleviating parking and traffic pressures in Guelph’s downtown core. To receive the $1 special event fare, riders must show their event ticket to the transit operator at the time of boarding. This is a savings of $2 per trip. The special event fare begins three hours prior to the event start time and continues until end of bus service on… Continue reading Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay