This Week in Fredericton (May 24-29)

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This week includes performances from artists as far away as Manchester, UK, plus a full slate of incredible performers from right here in the city. Catch a film screening at The Muse, take a Mushroom Walk in Odell Park, celebrate the anniversary of a local brewery or visit the best art gallery in the province. You won’t be at a loss for things to do This Week in Fredericton. 

Ontario singer/songwriter Katherine Fischer headlines a night of music at The Cap this Friday with Matt Comeau + Emma Johnson. Presented by Living Roots Music Festival. Photo:


Crywank + Jordaan Mason + Guard Petal at The Cap. 6 p.m. (all-ages) and 8:30 p.m. Anti-folk favourites from Manchester, UK. Playing two performances including an all-ages show. Don’t miss this! 

Open Mic at Grimross Brewing Co. Bring a song, share a song. 7 p.m.

Bob Dylan Birthday Bash at the Fredericton Playhouse. Join Saint John folk legend-in-the-making Brent Mason as he leads an incredible cast of regional performers in a tribute to Bob Dylan. 7:30 p.m.


Fredericton Mushroom Walk at Odell Park. Meet at the parking lot off Waggoners Lane. Free to members of Société MycoNB Society. Non-members – $20. 3 p.m.

Open Mic at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Bring a song, share a song. 8 p.m.


Glen Love at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Enjoy an evening of music from this Fredericton emerging guitarist, singer and songwriter. 9:30 p.m.

Open Mic at The Cap. Bring a song, share a song. 8:30 p.m.

Bi-Weekly Pride Social at the Tipsy Muse Café. Pride Social is an informal, 19+ 2SLGBTQ+ social event to encourage community building, creating new connections, and celebrating chosen friends and family. Grab a coffee or cocktail, and strike up a conversation! Join the large communal table to make new friends or plan a queer coffee date with your bestie. 4-7 p.m.

Tragedy Ann + Basset at the Charlotte St Arts Centre. Tragedy Ann and Basset, a pair of Ontario-based folk duos, share a harmony-ridden night of storytelling, transporting listeners to beekeeper’s fields, haunted second-hand store basements, the shores of the Adriatic Sea, and to their hometown communities. 7 p.m.

Haliwood at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.


Too Bad Jim + Richie Young Trio + Will Power and the Addictions at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Too Bad Jim (featuring members of Wicked Vices and The Tortoise, The Hare and The Millionaire) make their Broken Record debut as part of this night of rock n roll at Fredericton’s home for New Brunswick music. 10:30 p.m.

Gin & Jazz | Garry Hansen Trio featuring Kelly Waterhouse at Southside Shake. An evening of jazz, downtown, as it should be. 7-9 p.m. 

Queen of The Andes film screening at the Tipsy Muse Café. Enjoy an intimate screening of this award winning feature film made right here in Fredericton. 7 p.m.

Katherine Fischer + Matt Comeau + Emma Johnson at The Cap. A special night of performers curated and hosted by Living Roots Music Festival. 8:30 p.m.

Engage at York County Cider. Acoustic favourites from the heart of Devon. 7 p.m.

Haliwood at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.

Carla Bonnell at York County Cider. 7 p.m.

Town Cats at the Royal Canadian Legion. 8 p.m.


Dead Unplugged at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Come out to hear Ian Beattie and Connor Fox play your favourites from The Grateful Dead. 10:30 p.m.

Trailway Brewing Anniversary Block Party at 280 Main Street. Food trucks, face paint, live music, a beer garden and more! 11-11p.m.

Gin & Jazz | Chad Ball on Bass & Jonathan Goodine on Piano at Southside Shake. An evening of jazz, downtown with two amazing players. 7-9 p.m. 

Jason Anderson at the Tipsy Muse Café. One of the city’s finest songwriters and performers. No joke. He’s a real deal. 7 p.m.

Comedy show at The Cap. Join host Gill Salmon for a night of laughs with some of the city’s best emerging and established comics. 8:30 p.m.

Big Bang Baby at Grimross Brewing Co. An evening of music from the Stone Temple Pilots. 8 p.m.

A Final Folly Pop-Up Market at Charlotte Street Arts Centre. Feels Good welcomes you all back for one more pop-up market event in support of our community. 10 a.m.

NBCCD Fashion Show at Broken Record Bar & Music Room. Featuring collections by graduating designers Andy Lindsay, Rebecca Wiegers, Wendy Scott, and Advanced Studio Practice designer, Oakley Rain Wysote Gray. 6:30 p.m.

Haliwood at Dolan’s Pub. 10 p.m.


Family Day at Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery invites you to join us for the first Family Day in 2 years! Channel your inner artist with activities or listen to stories and music at the gallery. No registration necessary. Entrance to the gallery is through the former café doors. 12-3 p.m.

This Week in Fredericton is created in part 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. If you have an upcoming event, be sure to send in your info to gridcitymagazine (at)

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