Category Archives: Blog

New Date: Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic has been postponed from Saturday June 5th, 2021 as previously rescheduled, to Wednesday May 18, 2022.

All tickets that were issued for the 2021 show date will remain valid for the new 2022 show date. There is no need to have your tickets reprinted, and there is no further action you need to take.

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Cancelled: Australian Pink Floyd Show

Cancelled:Australian Pink Floyd Show

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Canada and Ontario invest in upgrades to the Centre In The Square in Kitchener

Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19 on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.

Today, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener—Conestoga; Mike Harris, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener—Conestoga, on behalf of the Honourable Laurie Scott, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; Amy Fee, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener South—Hespeler; Berry Vrbanovic, Mayor of the City of Kitchener; and Elizabeth Sproule, Chair of the Board of Directors, Centre In The Square, announced funding for two renovation projects for the Centre In The Square theatre, in downtown Kitchener. 

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Employee Appreciation Day

Have you ever wondered what it takes to put on a show at Centre In The Square? Which efforts do staff members need to partake in before, during, and after a show to ensure a safe, successful, and enjoyable live performance? In all actuality, it’s quite the production before the actual production!

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Create+Connect Grant

The pandemic has been brutally hard on musicians, depriving them of live performance opportunities – a primary source of revenue and connecting with their audiences. A Covid-19 relief measure, the Create and Connect Fund, to help local musicians re-connect with, and grow their audiences is being administered by Centre In The Square and the City of Kitchener’s Film, Music, and Interactive Media Office. 

Fourteen grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to local musicians with the best ideas and most creative plans for creating music and connecting with their audiences. If you’re thinking of producing a song, creating a livestream, creating a music video, getting new photos for your band, anything that will help move your career forward; this is for you!

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#ItHappenedAtCITS: Blue Rodeo

Blue Rodeo – one of Canada’s all-time greats. We were lucky to have Blue Rodeo here at Centre In The Square in February, 2020 for a sold-out concert. Opening that night was Elliot Brood who were the perfect band for the night. Blue Rodeo were on FIRE playing a solid mix of hits, and new favourites.

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#ItHappenedAtCITS: Choir!Choir!Choir!

On February 8, 2020 Choir! Choir! Choir! gathered 2047 people (completely sold out theatre) to sing the music of Abba! Choir! Choir! Choir! is a great success story whose sold out shows across the world have been gaining momentum and popularity by the minute! They first played here in Kitchener to 200 at Kitchener Public Library, then 900 people as part of our largest OnStage show ever, and then the full theatre a year later. We can’t wait to bring them back.

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#ItHappenedAtCITS: Marianas Trench

On January 24, 2020 we welcomed Canadian pop-hitmakers Marianas Trench to Centre In The Square to blow the roof of the joint for a sold out night of 2000+ Trenchers! Check out some photos from their set and feel free to stream their latest album on Spotify or Apple Music!

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#ItHappenedAtCits:Monowhales

On January 24, 2020 we welcomed up-and-coming Alternative band Monowhales to Centre In The Square to open up for the incredibly popular Marianas Trench! What a show this band puts on! Check out some photos from their set and feel free to stream their latest album on Spotify or Apple Music!

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Cancelled: Gerry Dee

Gerry Dee Alone. On A Stage. 

Centre In The Square

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