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The Ronnie Douglas Blues Band "Can't Miss Concert"

St. James' Anglican Church Orillia

58 Peter Street North

Orillia, ON

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Ronnie Douglas is an Ojibway from the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, (located near the City of Orillia) and has been performing in clubs and on festival stages throughout Southern Ontario since the early 1990’s. A roots vocalist/guitarist in the blues tradition, he cites Howlin’ Wolf as a primary influence. Since forming the group in the mid nineties, notable festival performances include the Great Canadian Blues Festival, the Mariposa Folk Festival, the Southside Shuffle, and the Orillia Spring Blues Festival, in addition to appearances on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). Local talent Opening act to be confirmed. COVID -19 protocols from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, such as limited seating, are applicable at concert time and will be posted on the Orillia & District Arts Council website, Facebook page and in promotional material. NOTE: Effective September 22, 2021, the Ontario government will require people to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide proof of their vaccination status along with photo ID to access indoor concerts. TICKETHOLDERS WILL BE TURNED AWAY IF PROOF IS NOT PROVIDED. NO VACCINATIONS = NO ENTRY This concert is "pay what you may" (donation). Your pocket change is gratefully accepted.

Sat 23 Oct
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

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Orillia District Arts Council

The Orillia & District Arts Council (ODAC) serves the arts community by bringing people and resources together to enrich the cultural, economic, and intellectual life of our community. Our VISION is a strong united creative community working together to enhance culture in our area. Our MISSION is to empower, advocate for, and celebrate all art forms in our community and region. Our VALUES are inclusiveness, life-long learning, respect for art and artists, diversity, community and freedom of expression.


58 Peter Street North

Orillia, ON

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Christine Hager




This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.