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The Burlington Performing Arts Centre Kicks Off Fifth Season with Sold Out Pat Metheny Performance

News Release

August 27, 2015


BURLINGTON, ON – The 2015/2016 Season marks the fifth Season of programming at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre. With a grand total of 68 artists and companies, it is The Centre’s largest offering of arts and entertainment to date. This Season delivers an exciting mix of returning favourites, and exceptional performers gracing our stages for the first time; from Canadian music icons and hilarious comedians, to world music stars and beloved childhood characters. The first performance of the Season is none other than the brilliant jazz guitarist Pat Metheny on September 1 – and it comes as no surprise that tickets are sold out.

Don’t miss your chance to see the incredible performers coming to Burlington, including Lighthouse, comedian Howie Mandel, Jully Black & Jarvis Church, José Feliciano, classical pianist Emanuel Ax, Broadway legend Colm Wilkinson, and many more. The entire 2015/2016 performance listing can be found at, the brochure is also available for download on The Centre’s website.

In addition to world renowned talent coming to Burlington, The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is once again partnering with local professional theatre companies Tottering Biped Theatre, Nortesur Artistic Productions, and KooGle Theatre Company as part of the Theatre Series. The Centre also partnered with the Live & Local Music Series – presenting six events throughout the season, putting local musicians on stage. New this Season, local acts will perform in the lobby prior to a selection of events, to provide pre-show entertainment and greater exposure for local artists. These initiatives collectively work towards supporting the growth of a strong regional theatre and music scene, with Burlington as the focus.

For a full list of upcoming performances visit The Box Office Summer Hours are Monday through Saturday from 12pm-4pm, and is located at 440 Locust Street. Tickets to performances at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre can be purchased online, by phone 905-681-6000, or in person.


The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is a spectacular LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) GOLD certified facility. The Centre is inclusive and respectful to all, combining accessibility with imaginative design and creativity, incorporating accessibility features wherever possible. The mission of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is to provide the people of Burlington with a broad range of excellent performance opportunities that will both inspire and delight.

Media Contact:

Hilary Sadler

Manager, Marketing & PR

Tel: 905-681-2551 ext. 6302