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Centennial Park Summer Concert Series

Mark your calendars for every Friday in July and August, and make your way to Centennial Park, conveniently located right next to the City Hall. We are thrilled to invite you to be a part of our free, family-friendly pop-up concert series!

Our stage will be graced by a roster of live local performers showcasing their talent from 12 pm to 1:30 pm. Each week will offer a unique musical experience or performance making it the perfect midday break for you and your family.

We encourage you to come prepared to enjoy the show in comfort. Feel free to bring a chair for seating, and your favourite snack to munch on, and don’t forget to invite some friends! It’s the perfect opportunity to relax, enjoy some great music, and soak up the summer atmosphere.

Next Performance  – Friday, July 19th

Artist: Mackenzie Critch
Times: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
About the Artist: Mackenzie Critch is a nineteen-year-old award-winning singer-songwriter from Paradise. Her music is described as a mix of Adele and Dolly Parton. She is classically and contemporarily trained in vocals, piano, and guitar. She is a seasoned musician with extensive awards and accomplishments, including the 2019 CMTC National Singing Competition in Ontario, where she placed first out of thousands of contestants. The 2022 Music NL NewFound Talent first place award. Mackenzie opened up for the world-renowned Boney M feat. Liz Mitchel at two sold-out shows, Coner Brook and St. John’s, in Dec. 2022. She also performed on the main stage for NL FOLK FEST 2023. She has played over 70 gigs in 2023 and has hopes to do that and more in 2024. Mackenzie released her first singles called “‘03” and “I Ain’t Me,” which got a lot of traction from local and national radio stations. She is now in the process of writing and recording her debut album.