Country Fest

Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Manitoulin Country Fest 2020 and North Channel Cruise Line are pleased to announce our annual Singer-Songwriter Showcase aboard the Grand Heron. Performing artists include the legendary Carolyn Dawn Johnson! Other performing artists soon to be announced. As we listen to these talented artists perform their music and share their stories around the songs they have written, your venue will cruise the North Channel heading east of Little Current passing through the swing bridge and make its way out to the Strawberry Island Lighthouse.

Buffet barbeque lunch included. Bar service available. (cash or credit accepted, no debit)

Boarding: 10:30am –  Departure: 10:50am sharp. 

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Cruise for a Cause

Join us on our annual Cruise For a Cause fundraising dinner with Manitoulin Country Fest! Bringing you an exclusive, up-close performance by one of Country’s hottest artists- Jason Blaine! Proceeds going to Manitoulin Health Center.

Blaine, originally from Pembroke, Ontario, earned CCMA nominations for Male Artist, Single of the Year, Songwriter, & Producer in 2012. “Life So Far” turned out three Top 10 singles, including On a Night Like This, Cool and They Don’t Make ‘Em Like That Anymore, who won Single of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Awards, and whose video hit No. 1 on CMT Canada!

Dinner will be served ON SHORE at the Rendezvous Pavilion- located at the west end of Little Current main docks. This is approximately 200m walk down the docks to the Grand Heron. Please let us know if you require assistance getting between the pavilion and the boat.

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