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Brampton On Stage reveals Summer/Fall 2024 lineup, including Scott Thompson; Kirk Diamond; The Strumbellas

​​Celebrate Brampton’s 50th birthday since incorporation with summer celebrations, live music, theatre, comedy, family productions and more at the City’s outstanding performing arts venues

​BRAMPTON, ON (May 15, 2024) – Brampton On Stage reveals its highly anticipated summer and fall lineup, featuring shows and events at The Rose, Lester B. Pearson Memorial Theatre (LBP), Cyril Clark Theatre and in Garden Square from July to December 2024. From heartwarming theatre and electrifying concerts to side-splitting comedy and holiday favourites, audiences can expect riveting performances, innovative storytelling and unforgettable experiences.

Summer/Fall 2024 lineup highlights 

Renowned Brampton artists grace every stage, as homegrown talent will be highlighted throughout the City’s special 50th birthday year. Audiences will enjoy performances by JUNO Award-winning reggae star Kirk Diamond at The Rose (November 23); Brampton Arts Walk of Fame recipient Scott Thompson at LBP (October 4); and Brampton’s GRAMMY Award-Winning Larnell Lewis leading FlowFest at The Rose (September 21). Catch more local acts in the Co-Presentation and This is Brampton series, with events curated by B-Jazzed, Stand-Up Stitches, TCspades, Crate Clash, QueeriAHcity, HYPE, Immigrants with Attitude, and Bluebird Brampton.

Through July and August, residents and visitors are invited to experience Brampton and enjoy free outdoor programming in Garden Square. Events include an East Coast Kitchen Party (July 19) and Brampton’s annual country music celebration Stomp N’ Stampede (August 16), featuring headliner Kalsey Kulyk (August 16) – on both nights, revel in Downtown Brampton BIA’s Party in the Lanes, with local laneways ignited with music, art, food, and family fun. Summer continues with Colours of Carnival in partnership with Math Thru Music August 2); Classic Rock Royalty (August 31); and The Poets: A Tragically Hip tribute in partnership with the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund (August 30). 

In the fall, enjoy several live music events including RIDGE ft. The Fugitives (November 5); Glass Tiger (November 22); and The Strumbellas (December 13). True crime and theatre fans will be captivated by The Psychology of Serial Killers (November 9) and Every Brilliant Thing in partnership with The Hive (November 27-30).

Stagedoor Stories, a regularly sold-out series in The Rose Studio, will host intimate conversations and performances from children's music icons Sharon & Randi Hampson in a Sharon, Lois & Bram Sing-along; and two-time JUNO Award winner and folk superstar, Valdy.

Major festivals and celebrations returning this summer

  • The RoseBowl (July 12), a free hip hop and R&B festival. New this year, professional development for aspiring artists and music industry professionals.
  • Monsoon Sound, Brampton’s South Asian hip hop celebration (September 12).
  • Flow Fest, Brampton's third annual International Drumming Festival (September 21). A percussive party that celebrates culture, music and drums from around the world.

2024 Holiday Shows 

Enjoy fall and holiday performances by local co-presenters The Rose Orchestra, Brampton Concert Band and Brampton Music Theatre. Feature holiday programming also includes:

  • The Celtic Tenors: A Celtic Christmas (December 11)
  • Ballet Jörgen’s The Nutcracker (December 17)
  • A Next Generation Leahy Christmas (December 21)

Sneak peek at the Winter/Spring 2025 lineup

The following shows are now available for pre-sale:

  • 54.40 (February 1, 2025)
  • Jully Black (February 14, 2025)
  • Finger 11 (February 28, 2025)
  • Alan Cumming & Ari Shapiro (March 22, 2025)​

Tickets are now on sale 

Brampton On Stage Encore Members can enjoy advance purchase beginning May 16 at 10:00 AM via their online account. Tickets go on sale May 17 at 12:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased online at, or in person at the Brampton On Stage Box Office located at The Rose (1 Theatre Ln) in person Monday through Saturday from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Prices range from $10 to $89 per ticket.


  • For a full list of shows and to purchase tickets, please visit
  • For more information about Brampton On Stage Memberships, please visit Membership (
  • Browse the Summer/Fall 2024 brochure here​.
  • Watch the trailer for the upcoming lineup here 
  • For additional promotional materials, please click here.


“We are thrilled to unveil the Summer/Fall 2024 lineup for Brampton On Stage, showcasing our city's vibrant arts scene during this landmark 50th anniversary. We invite residents and visitors alike to experience the magic of live performances. Brampton On Stage programming is a vital part of our community's cultural engagement and an exciting way to celebrate the diversity and talent of Brampton. Let's fill the seats, enjoy the shows and celebrate the arts together!” - Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
“Catching a show with Brampton On Stage is an exciting way to celebrate Brampton's 50th birthday. This upcoming lineup is filled with shows that promise to bring laughter, music and entertainment. Our performing arts venues are buzzing with excitement and we invite you to join us for an unforgettable opportunity to celebrate 50 years of Brampton's arts and culture scene.”- Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton
​ “As we celebrate our 50th birthday, together we make a wish for the arts in Brampton to flourish and inspire, build community, grow empathy and drive economy. Through the power of stories and entertainment, let us create a better world for us, our children, and future generations.”- Steven Schipper, Executive Artistic Director, Brampton On Stage 


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About Brampton’s 50th Birthday

The City of Brampton marked its 50th birthday on January 1, 2024. From a settlement in the early 1800s, to an officially designated city in 1974, Brampton has grown into the ninth largest city in Canada and a dynamic city with a proud past and bright future. Throughout the year, we will be commemorating 50 vibrant years of Brampton’s growth through a series of events, initiatives and activities. Learn more at Brampton residents and visitors can also share exciting and memorable stories and photos on social media using #BramptonChapter50 and tagging the City of Brampton

About Brampton On Stage

Brampton On Stage presents enriching artistic programming year-round for all ages at exceptional venues: The Rose, LBP, Cyril Clark and Garden Square. Supporting Brampton’s diverse creative talent, its vision is to build an inspiring performing arts community that reflects the spirit and diversity of Brampton. Together with local artists and audiences, Brampton On Stage believes in the power of live performance. Connect with Brampton On Stage on Instagram, X, Facebook and LinkedIn. Learn more and purchase tickets at

About the City of Brampton

As one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada, Brampton is home to nearly 700,000 people and more than 10​0,000 businesses. People are at the heart of everything we do. We are energized by our diverse communities, we attract investment, and we are embarking​ on a journey to lead technological and environmental innovation. We partner for progress to build a healthy city that is safe, sustainable, and successful. Connect with us on X (f​ormerly Twitter), Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Learn more at

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