10+ arts, music and community events you should check out in Fredericton this weekend

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This weekend’s roundup includes outdoor theatre shows, family day at the BAG, and lots of live music at venues throughout the city.

Kill Chicago are one of several acts hitting The Capital stage this weekend. Photo: Chris Griffiths


Kill Chicago + 86&8 + Square Dance Kid at The Capital. It’s a very ‘Fredericton’ night at The Capital with performances by three city acts. 10 p.m. $8.

Bard in The Barracks 2019: Measure For Measure. 7:30 p.m. in Barracks Square.

John Muirhead at The Tipsy Muse Café. With stories and songs that kindle late-night Canadian campfires, Muirhead’s indie-folk sound will move you in more ways than one. 7 p.m. $10.

Summer Concert Series at Christ Church Cathedral: Barrachois Festival Concert. A wide variety of classical song from many periods performed by some of Canada’s most talented young musicians. 12:10 p.m. No charge. Donations welcome.


Andrew Hunter at The Tipsy Muse Café. It’s been a while since Andrew Hunter has been in these parts… last time he was in town opening for I Mother Earth with the full band. 7 p.m. $10.

Hip Hop Night at The Capital. Enjoy performances by Kam Speech, Old Self, Mathewmatical, Wolf Castle and others plus special guest celebrity host Ceeb Dread. 9 p.m. $5 in advance. $8 at the door.

Bard in The Barracks 2019: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7:30 p.m. in Odell Park.

Maggie’s Farm Revival at Wilser’s Room. As their name states, Maggie’s Farm Revival pays homage to the classic 60’s Bob Dylan song “Maggie’s Farm”, an inspiration that carries through to their sound and song selection, as they focus on 60’s and 70’s blues and rock music, playing classics from one of the greatest eras in music history. 8 p.m.

Branch Out Productions Clothing Drive Fundraiser at Henry Park Ballpark. Branch Out Productions, in partnership with East Coast Community Cares, will be hosting a clothing drive fundraiser! Every garbage bag full of clothing, bedding and linen donations earns BOP $3 to help with some exciting upcoming theatre projects. Plus, the clothing donations go to help some amazing local charities. 10 – 2 p.m.

Spooktacular Drag Show at the Fredericton Playhouse. Animaritime is excited to present our very own Spooktacular Drag Show featuring special guest: KimChi (performing two numbers) and amazing local drag performers! 8:30 p.m. $43.50 – $63.50 + HST.


Family Art Day at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery. This month’s Family Art Day includes a flag-making activity, a Canadian Friendship Mural to which all are welcome to contribute, a traditional beading workshop, a presentation by Percy Sacobie, and more! 12-5 p.m.

Appetite for Destruction: A Guns and Roses Tribute at The Capital. Come check out your favourite Guns and Roses Tribute band, Appetite for Destruction. They’ll be playing your favourite GNR tunes. 10 p.m. $10.

Bard in The Barracks 2019: Measure For Measure. 2:00 p.m. in Barracks Square.

Bard in The Barracks 2019: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 7:30 p.m. in Odell Park.

Canada Day Celebration Kickoff in Officer’s Square. Enjoy free performances by Wicked Vices, The Motorleague and Wintersleep beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

This Week in Fredericton was created with notes from the Fredericton Arts Alliance‘s weekly newsletter as well as Music Runs Through It‘s weekly Fredericton music update. We encourage you to visit both these valuable community resources for more detailed information on these and other events happening This Week in Fredericton. 

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