Get Ready to ROCK in The BIG HOUSE as the United Way Brings the First-ever Public Concert to Kingston Penitentiary This Historic Concert will bring some of the finest Canadian talent together featuring:
Special appearance by members of the Tragically Hip: Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair, Rob Baker
visitkingston.ca presents ROCKIN’ THE BIG HOUSE, in support of United Way of KFL&A, the first-ever public concert to be held on the grounds of the oldest penitentiary in Canada, Kingston Penitentiary.
On September 14, 2019, 2,500 lucky music lovers, history buffs and curiosity seekers will walk through the gates of Kingston Penitentiary to experience an outdoor music festival like no other, in support of United Way of KFL&A.
This is a rain-or-shine, 19+ event. Gates open at 4:30pm. Show times begin at 6pm.
- Standing room – no chairs to be brought into the venue.
- Food, wine, beer will be available for sale. A water truck will be onsite with drinking water.
- Limited parking; Kingston Transit buses will be running through the evening.
- The event will strive for a low carbon footprint – no single use water bottles.
- Single entry – no exit and re-entry will be permitted.
- Tickets $75 inclusive of service charge – SOLD OUT!
Guests at the show will enjoy live music, specialty food trucks and restaurants, featuring Otter Creek Farms Food Truck. Other food vendors include:
- Pita Pit
- Smokin’ Carnivore
- Curry Original
- Al Douglas
Spearhead Brewing Co., a local craft brewery, is generously donating all beer and proceeds from beer sales to the United Way. Other beer vendors include:
- MacKinnon Brothers
- Kingston Brewing Company
- Stone City Ales
The event is made possible through partnerships with the City of Kingston, St. Lawrence Parks Commission, Correctional Service Canada as well as lead sponsors Otter Creek Farms and Spearhead Brewing Co., platinum sponsors Bergeron Clifford Injury Lawyers and J.E. Agnew Food Services Inc., gold sponsor Sousa Ready Mix Inc.
For more information visit https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/rockin-the-big-house/