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UPCOMING CONCERTS - Presented by Syncrude



Tom Jackson

Huron Carole

Category: Rock

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: $54

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Juno and Gemini award nominee, Tom Jackson, returns to Keyano with the Huron Carole, a celebration of Christmas through his song and storytelling.






The BEST Little NEWFOUNDLAND Christmas Pageant... EVER!

Presented by Wizgiggling Productions

Category: Family Christmas

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $33, Seniors and Kids $25

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Some new additions to the annual Christmas pageant on its head, in this hysterically heart warming East-Coast family comedy.






Category: Mentalist and Magician

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: $35

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Spidey has captivated the minds of people around the world with his tours across North America, eight international TV shows and 10+ million online viewers. 

Spidey has performed on the stages of the Las Vegas Rio Casino and the iconic NYC Apollo Theatre. He was named US Mentalist of the Year 2017 (despite being Canadian!) and has performed for major celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Steve Harvey, Simon Cowell, Neil Patrick Harris, Penn&Teller and many more. 


Spidey will perform his much-anticipated mind-reading show that has been a success on NBC’s TODAY Show, TMZ and Rachael Ray! He joined the cast of CW’s Masters of Illusion and his new NETFLIX Original Series: Brainchild is being watched in 21 countries! Spidey’s other TV appearances include FOX’s Showtime at the Apollo with Steve Harvey, Discovery Channel, Entertainment Tonight and many more. He promises to bring his popular TV tricks to the stage. A magical journey that taps into your every emotion. Spidey presents a mind-blowing and hilarious MAKE BELIEVE performance. He’ll freak you out with his eerie mental demonstrations bordering on the supernatural!


PEOPLE Magazine: “You’re a WICKED SORCERER!”
US Weekly: “That was the ULTIMATE MAGIC TRICK!”

TODAY Show: “SEE it to BELIEVE it!”
Entertainment Tonight: “He’ll DEFINITELY leave you in AWE.”
Penn&Teller: “You KILLED us with that trick. BRILLIANT!”

Steve Harvey: “You and me, we’re going to Vegas!”




Avan Yu


Category: Piano - All Ages

Date: February 20, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Adult $33 Seniors and Children $25

Venue: Keyano Recital Theatre

Technically brilliant and truly breathtaking, pianist Avan Yu delivers an intimate performance which gives an insight into the man behind the music.

 A musician’s voice mirrors their path through life. Travels, influences, people, and encounters combine to create a unique story. Beginning his public career at age fourteen, pianist Avan Yu captured attention with an international competition win. In this special program, Journeys, Avan shares his expeditions as a pianist and features milestone pieces from his major performances, and composers who have defined his musical growth.

 Demonstrating delicate nuances to great technical facilities, Avan plays with a freedom and expression learned only from his worldly experiences. His destinations are a story of their own. From Hong Kong to Vancouver, to living in Berlin, Paris, and now New York, his explorations have shaped both his life and his artistry. Join Avan Yu in this special and personal program, Journeys, that evokes amusement and contemplation for all audiences, into the life of a pianist.





6 Guitars

Created and performed by Chase Padgett

Category: Music, storytelling and comedy

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: $33

Venue: Keyano Recital Theatre 

6 Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy and characters. A single performer portrays 6 different guitar playing characters each sharing their own style of music. As the show unfolds, audiences are treated to great songs from each genre that showcase breathtaking musicianship. This sonic feat is done not merely with just one performer but just one guitar as well. 

There are plenty of laughs too! Each character, from the young rock prodigy to the weary blues picker, shares hilarious anecdotes that only a life playing music can give. These balance out the moving stories each deliver about how music has touched their lives and made them a better person along the way. You don’t need to play music to love this show. You just need to love music.

 “Earns applause no matter your musical taste”

Winnipeg Free Press





By Canada's Ballet Jorgen

Category: Ballet

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $35, Seniors and Children $25

Venue: Keyano Theatre

The story takes us into the mysterious mind of Dr. Coppélius, a lonely and disillusioned toy maker who wishes he could bring his dolls to life to find his perfect wife. He creates Coppélia, a life-sized dancing doll so beautiful that Nathanael, one of the local villagers, falls madly in love with her. Nathanael’s spurned sweetheart Klara enacts revenge by dressing as the doll and pretending to come to life.

This comedic love story is told through the vibrant contemporary choreography of the award-winning Bengt Jörgen. Coppélia is a playful fairytale that features a set of large interlocking geometric shapes which are integrated into the choreography through intricate scene changes.


The Barra MacNeils

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019 - St. Patricks' day!

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $43, Seniors and Children $33

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Music for all ages!

Canada’s Celtic ambassadors! For nearly three decades, Cape Breton-based family group the Barra MacNeils has been thrilling audiences of all ages, both near and far, with their sparkling repertoire, vocals, instrumental prowess and vibrant showmanship.








The ULTIMATE Comedy Show

Presented by the creators of THE COMIC STRIPPERS

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $45

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Mature Comedy

A variety comedy show consisting of stand-up and improv featuring some of the best comedy acts in the world... and the most currently available. It's more than a show, it's a euphoric interactive entertainment experience. Once you've watched this show, you'll never need to watch comedy again. If this show isn't the most amazing thing you've ever seen, then you watched it incorrectly. Many types of comedy on a wide range of topics, this show has a little something for everyone; after all, it is The Ultimate Comedy Show! This show will change your life...*

life change not guaranteed."




Twin Flames

Category: Contemporary Folk

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $23, Seniors and Students $18

Venue: Keyano Theatre

Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. Twin Flames combines Jaaji an Inuk/Mohawk man from Nunavik and Chelsey June a Métis Woman from Ottawa. Together they take the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they sing songs in English, Inuktitut and French.

Twin Flames raging fire: This powerful duo won The Canadian Folk music award for aboriginal songwriters of the year 2016. Their debut self-titled Album Jaaii & Chelsey June released December 2015 was also nominated for two Native American music awards in the United States: Best Folk and Best new duo. The Album topped music charts with the song Porchlight which reached #1 on The National Aboriginal Music Countdown. Twin Flames were voted top indie band for Native Trailblazers radio 2016.



Sleeping Beauty

By DuffleBag Theatre

Category: Interactive family fun

Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm

Tickets: $15, Family of four $50

Venue: Keyano Recital Theatre

In these refreshing adaptations of classic fairy tales, DuffleBag Theatre invites audience members into the show to play the main parts! The resulting excitement and spontaneity creates hilarity for all and forms a perfect introduction to the classics.







The Syncrude Arts Alive series offers a wide range of programming including musical performances, comedic acts and children's theatre. Since 1998 Syncrude has been the title sponsor of this series and has made it possible for Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre to welcome a selection of unique acts to the region.


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