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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

#NIAGARAPERFORMS | Virtual Concert Series | Joe Lapinski


Music Performance Singing
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St. Catharines, ON



Offered in English.



Recorded from the original live-stream presentation

Joe Lapinski is a local musician, songwriter and producer who will guide the #NiagaraPerforms audience through an uplifting set of music, spanning his career, plus new never heard before songs.

Joe Lapinski is an interdisciplinary artist who has been performing, writing, and producing music in St. Catharines Ontario Canada for the past 20 years. He performs actively as a solo artist, as well as a member of The Woodshed Orchestra, PALOOKA, and Bronx Cheerleader. He is the head producer at WOW Recording Studio & Creative Music Space, a co-founder of SOUND SOUND Improvised Music Series, and is a co-founder of the In the Soil Arts Festival, all based in St. Catharines Ontario.

His 3rd solo album The Beauty Beyond, co-produced with drummer Dave Clark (Gord Downie, Rheostatics, The Woodshed Orchestra), found success on CBC Radio, and charted in the top 10 nationally on campus/community radio.

As a producer, Joe has worked with Canadian artists such as Great Lake Swimmers, Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Harmer, Steven Fearing, Suzie Vinnick, Friendly Rich, DRFTR, Dave Clark, Kevin Breit, Karen Ng, Michael Herring, Rebecca Hennessy, Tania Gill, to name just a few.

He’s produced musical scores and sound design for the likes of Suitcase in Point Theatre Company and The Shaw Festival, and has also composed soundtracks for film (Blue Collar Boys, 2013).


FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre


Opening its doors in fall 2015, the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre is a 95,000 square foot academic and cultural complex comprised of four state-of-the-art performance venues. The Centre has been a vital component in the renaissance of St. Catharines, serving as the catalyst in thoroughly modernizing the area and reinforcing the brilliance of Niagara Region’s diverse cultural cluster.

Each year the Centre presents Culture Days activities for the Community in partnership with the City of St. Catharines Cultural Services Office, local organizations and artists.

In 2020, Due to COVID, the PAC has initiated a series of digital performances the #NIAGARAPERFORMS series and is pleased to offer feature digital performative experiences during Culture Days.


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FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre St. Catharines, ON

Launched in response to COVID 19 performance cancellations, The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre launched a new online series to help further connect audiences and artists during this unprecedented time of physical separation. #NiagaraPe...