Category Archives: International Bands

Ricky Skaggs @ Sanderson Centre – March 23

Ricky Skaggs at the Sanderson Centre

Legendary bluegrass and country roots.

Born in Cordell, Kentucky, raised on bluegrass and nurtured on country, Ricky Skaggs has spent his life delving into country roots.  Catch the master in action right here in Brantford!


Ricky struck his first chords on a mandolin over 50 years ago, and this 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music.
With 12 consecutive Grammy-nominated classics behind him, all from his own Skaggs Family Records label:

Ricky Skaggs & Friends - Big Mon: The Songs of Bill Monroe (2003)

Big Mon: The Songs of Bill Monroe (2003)

Ricky Skaggs - Mosaic (2010)


The diverse and masterful tones made by the gifted Skaggs come from a life dedicated to playing music that is both fed by the soul and felt by the heart.

On Monday March 23rd Ricky Skaggs will be at the Sanderson Centre!
Show starts at 8:00pm.  Tickets are available for $49.00, student discount may apply.
Visit Sanderson Centre tickets for more information.


Carson Peters and Ricky Skaggs – “Blue Moon of Kentucky” Live at the Grand Ole Opry

#brantfordrocks #countrylegend #roots

the Celts @ Sanderson Centre – March 17

Celtic roots with the Celts at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

Enjoy some Celtic roots on St. Patrick’s Day

Explore the music Celtic & Irish people have been enjoying for generations while the Celts show you how much of today’s music has been influenced by Celtic music.


 The Celts take you on an exciting musical journey telling the story of how Celtic music influenced the development of great American music. Bluegrass, Country and Popular music are reunited with their Celtic forefathers in a dramatic, entertaining and informative sight & sound experience.

The Celts will be putting on two performances at the Sanderson Centre on Tuesday, March 17.
A matinee show beings at 2pm & an evening performance follows at 8pm.

Tickets are $47 and available online through the Sanderson Centre Box Office.

Tell your friends you’ll be at the 2pm performance at the event page on facebook.

Going to the 8pm show?  Let them know on the event page on facebook.


dance leprechaun dance

#brantfordbands #brantfordrocks #stpatricksday2015 #celtic

Dayko Prades @ the Ring – March 14

Dayko Prades at the Ring Nite Club

Latin grooves.

Originally from Cuba, Dayko Prades is bringing his unique flavor of Latin club music to Canada. On Saturday he’ll be performing at the Ring Night Club!


Wisdom Promo Management Presents • SALSA CALIENTE •
Performing from CUBA  • DAYKO PRADES
Hosted by : ANNA
Music by: Dj Latin Empire
Admission 15$


Daiquel Prades “Dayko” artistically. Born February 16, 1984, has more than 14 years of musical experience and for the first time is venturing out in a solo project. He was a member of the group Tolerancia in the City of Holguin for 6 years. There he participated in the Romerias de Mayo and carnivals all over Cuba. He participated 3 times in the Festival Internacional Habana Hip Hop. In 2006 he left Tolerancia and joined with another Holguin group, Zona Franca. With Zona Franca he came to Canada for a tour. The group performed at concerts for Elephant Man
(Jamaica), the famous reggaeton artists Alexis y Fido, famous bachata artist Tony Love and the Cuban salsa sensation Charanga Habanera. After some time Dayko moved on from Zona Franca into a duo with Jose MCJ Mendoza in 2011 and they formed Codigo 24. Codigo 24 opened concerts for many artists including a concert of Gente de Zona with Yulien Oviedo and El Micha. Codigo 24 also performed at various Latin festival. In Toronto they were part of the Festival Tony Reyes and Hispani Fiesta and in Calgary they performed at the Expo Latino.

Be prepared to shake your groove thing on Saturday, March 14th at the Ring Night Club.  $15 gets you a night of Latin hip hop with Dayko and dj Latin Empire.

Check out the event page and let everyone know you’re going!


#brantfordrocks #latin #club #brantfordbands

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