The William Glesby Centre apologizes for the removal of the Last Friday events. Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be having these events at the Glesby in August and September.

    Glesby Wine Tasting Event

    Glesby Wine Tasting Event

    You’re invited to join the Board of Directors for the return of our wine tasting fundraiser Thursday, September 17th, 2015 from 7:00 pm -10:00 pm at the William Glesby Centre 11-2nd Street NE Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Come sample the many different wines which are available in Manitoba. Broaden your horizons in style with this fun event returning to The... Read more

    Royal Wood

     Royal Wood

    September 26, 2015Time: 7:30 pmTickets: $32.00Proclaimed a prolific songwriter and one of Canada’s major talents by critics, fans and the industry alike, the last few years have brought upon many celebrated achievements in Royal Wood’s career. Since being proclaimed the “Songwriter of the Year” by iTunes in 2008, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining... Read more

    Steve Bell

    Steve Bell

    Sunday, September 20th, 20157:30 PM An intimate evening with Steve Bell in story and song, highlighting his 25th anniversary album, Pilgrimage. Featuring special guest Alana Levandoski. Call him the best-kept secret in Canadian music. Winnipeg-based singer/songwriter Steve Bell has enjoyed serious commercial success over a prolific solo career that has spanned two decades, yet he has flown rather under... Read more

    Brennans' Bounty

    Brennans' Bounty

    October 10, 2015  Brennans' Bounty is a family band formed by Charlie Brennan in Portage La Prairie, Mb in 2013. The band performs a variety of music, including original songs, country, bluegrass as well as classic rock. Joining Charlie is his wife Mavis Brennan, (vocals, keyboards), his stepson, Ian George (vocals, rhythm guitar, congas), his son Bryce Brennan (drums), and... Read more

    Eagle and Hawk

    Eagle and Hawk

    Wednesday, October 21st, 20157:30 PM One listen to Eagle & Hawk’s distinctive sound and you’ll be hooked. By blending inspired vision with musical talent, Eagle & Hawk have created a progressive style of ‘rock’ steeped in roots, fusion, and solid songwriting that continues to earn fans – and loads of fanfare – worldwide. Eagle & Hawk’s music takes the lead... Read more

    Terry Barber

    Terry Barber

    October 31, 2015  With an extraordinary broad vocal range and natural fluency, Terry Barber is an American countertenor (a type of classical male singing voice) who has performed on some of the world's most prestigious stages including New York City's Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall; Moscow’s Svetlanov Hall and London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. Whether performing opera, jazz... Read more

    Séan McCann

    Séan McCann

    Thursday, November 5th, 2015 In January 2014 Séan released his first post-GBS album. Produced by Joel Plaskett, “Help Your Self” is the sound of a man facing his demons and ultimately overcoming them. The songs helped him deal with his issues of addiction and abuse and showed him how to find strength in pain. It reminded him of the power... Read more

    Jesse Peters Trio

    Jesse Peters Trio

    November 19, 2015  In the world of music, there are two types of performers, those who play for themselves, and those who play for their audience, Jesse is definitely the latter. With his soul bared at each and every performance his musical sincerity draws in anyone willing to let go and come along for the ride. Textures that honor Jesse’s... Read more

    Jess Reimer

    Jess Reimer

    January 9, 2016  There is no denying that an artist is a reflection of their environment, and the harsh beauty of rural Manitoba is at the heart of Jess Reimer’s work. She has been one of the Winnipeg roots music scene’s best-kept secrets for several years, but with her new album, The Nightjar and The Garden, Jess is set to... Read more

    MTC Regional Tour

    MTC Regional Tour

    February 6, 2016  THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLESAn ancient family curse, a desolate moor, a spectral hound and a deranged killer on the loose. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Holmes story of all, a masterpiece of mystery and suspense. This rendition, while mostly faithful to the original plot, is a cavalcade of characters, quick changes and sight... Read more

    Ed Goertzen

    Ed Goertzen

    February 13, 2016  Ed was born and raised on a farm six miles south of Gladstone, Manitoba off highway 34 and it was a steady diet of country roots and Elvis Presley. Grannies kitchen jam sessions left him soaked in smoke and guitar classics. Eventually he would find his way to nearby Portage La Prairie to study guitar with Murray... Read more

    Sierra Noble

    Sierra Noble

    February 27, 2016  A familiar face to The Glesby, Sierra Noble has been one of Manitoba’s most promising young talents since releasing her first instrumental album at age 14. Well known for most of her life as a fiddle virtuoso who breezes through numerous styles of music with stunning ease, Sierra’s breadth of experience in music and in life at... Read more

    The Gaudry Boys

    The Gaudry Boys

    March 12, 2016  The Gaudry Boys have been performing for 9 years. They have performed at many venues and festivals across Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan and western Ontario. They have had the opportunity to play at the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C and take part in the grand opening of National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian Institution in Sept 2004.... Read more

    Fortunate Ones

    Fortunate Ones

    March 20, 2016Fortunate Ones are a Canadian pop-folk duo made of singer/guitarist Andrew James O’Brien and singer/pianist/accordion player, Catherine Allan. They have been endearing audiences with wide-eyed energy, pragmatic optimism, and an earnest mission for connection. They weave hope, harmony and heart into their music for every listener.Plain and simple, they consider themselves fortunate to pursue their dreams. Their name... Read more

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    Voices of the Prairie

    Voices of the Prairie

    Another great evening of entertainment from Johnny Dietrich. Don’t miss out on a prairie classic coming October 17, 2015. Read more

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