Shot from behind the crowd watching a band perform at the waterfront. In front of the crowd is the band on the stage performing. Behind the band and the stage is the Red River.

The Selkirk Concert Series is a popular draw for residents and visitors throughout the summer.

Enjoy music with the gorgeous view of the Red River as the backdrop or visit one of the many food vendors to grab a bite to eat. These family friendly, free concerts are located at the Selkirk Waterfront while ‘Music on Manitoba’ is located on Manitoba Ave East.

The series gets underway with the ‘Season Opener’ June 8, the highly anticipated ‘Rock the Waterfront’ July 20 and the annual ‘Music on Manitoba’ August 10. Come on down and bring a lawn chair, you won’t want to miss these family friendly, free concerts!

Just a reminder: Concerts never cancel due to rain; they relocate instead. Announcements for relocation will be made here and on social media.

June 8 – Season Opener

7:00 pm – Hearts on Fire
All five members of the Hearts on Fire Band

Hearts on Fire is a 5 piece country band specializing in 1990’s country music and were one of the most popular country acts in the province during that time. Hearts on Fire look forward to transporting you back to the ‘90’s with the music of such artists as Pam Tillis, Patti Loveless, Marty Stuart, Hal Ketchum and Mary Chapin Carpenter to name a few.  Grab your cowboy hat and boots and get ready to two-step to the country hits from the 90’s.

8:30 pm – Sean Taylor Band
Photo showing the members of the Sean Taylor Band

The Sean Taylor Band is an energetic, 6-piece party band that loves nothing more than making great music for our listeners to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for country, rock, or pop, our wide array of music will keep you singing all through the night. So bring your dancing shoes and your best singing voice and party all night with us!

July 20 – Rock the Waterfront

7:00 pm – Dreams and Rumours
Dreams and Rumors band dress as Fleetwood Mac

Dreams and Rumours is a Winnipeg-based band that has solid reputation to charm audiences with their high energy and skilled performances. Ultimately, the common thread audiences experience from their performance, is the band’s passion and commitment to faithfully reproduce the sights and sounds of the original artists. The members of Dreams and Rumours have created the definitive tribute to Fleetwood Mac.

8:30 pm – Zed Zeppelin
Zed Zeppelin duo dressed as Led Zeppelin

Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham.. Undeniably one of the most influential rock bands of all time, witness the authenticity and electricity of ZED ZEPPELIN-Tribute To Led Zeppelin. Performing all of the timeless songs spanning their entire career, ZED ZEPPELIN delivers the look, sound, and feel of the most enduring band in rock history.

August 10 – Music on Manitoba

4:00 – 9:00 pm – Night Market in partnership with Bud and Bloom

Discover an array of unique, handmade treasures crafted by talented artisans. Join us for this extraordinary market experience, celebrating creativity and collaboration.

7:00 pm – A.R Cash
A.R Cash duo dressed as Johnny Cash and June Carter

A.R CASH began in 2013 as a stylistically authentic tribute to Johnny Cash’s music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. With the addition of acclaimed country songstress Ashley Robertson to pay tribute to June Carter Cash, they charm audiences with solid and playful performances while sharing history of Johnny and June’s careers.

8:30 pm – Damn the Torpedoes
Damn the Torpedoes band dressed as Tom Petty

The Premier Tom Petty Tribute of the Canada’s Prairies. Damn the Torpedoes established to let the fan of the late great Tom Pretty continue to enjoy the live experiences of TP & The Heartbreakers!!

Location

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the area accessible?

The City of Selkirk strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you have questions, tips, concerns or require assistance, please contact us at 204-785-4900 or [email protected]

Transportation & Parking

A dedicated accessible (reserved) parking spots are available on Port Selkirk Drive (near the Gordon Howard). 

Audience Services

An accessible porta potty will be available at each concert. 

There is a wheelchair ramp leading down to the waterfront from Eveline St. 

Can I perform in the concert series?

Thank you for your interest in performing! Applications for the 2024 Concert Series are now closed but if you’d like to be considered for future events please fill out the Concert Series Entertainment Application Form at www.myselkirk.ca/entertainmentapplication.

Can I be a food vendor at the concert series?

If you’d like to be a food vendor please email us here: [email protected]

Is the event outside or inside?

The Season Opener and Rock the Waterfront are outside at the Selkirk Waterfront.  Music on Manitoba is outside on Manitoba Ave East between Main St and Eveline Ave. 

What happens if it rains?

The City would like to remind everyone that events are never cancelled if it rains. If weather conditions are not suitable, an announcement will be posted on the City website and on social media relocating the events.

Are there washrooms on site?

Yes, porta potties are on site and available to use.

Do I need a ticket to attend?

No ticket is needed to attend the concert series. 

Do you serve liquor/is the area licensed?

The Selkirk Concert series does not serve liquor. The area is not licensed for alcohol.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Events texted overlaid on image of Canada Day at the Selkirk Waterfront

Be a part of the Selkirk Concert Series! Support this community event by becoming a sponsor. Check out details on our Events Sponsorship Page https://www.myselkirk.ca/sponsorship/sponsorship-opportunities/event-sponsorship/. Join us in making memories!

Thank you to our Sponsors

The Selkirk Record Logo

Thank you to our Partners

Bud & Bloom Logo