Tom Cochrane, Gordon Lightfoot, Johnny Reid, and Marianas Trench among performers confirmed
PLUS – New this year, stand-up comedy takes centre stage at the Bandshell with Howie Mandel
and Ali Hassan among comics headlining Comedy Night on August 19th WHAT: The 2022 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is marking its highly anticipated in-person return as one of Ontario’s most iconic events and end of summer traditions.
Taking place from August 19 – September 5 at Exhibition Place, the CNE is packing music, performances and comedy on its six variety stages daily throughout the grounds, including an impressive marquee line-up on the Bandshell Stage. Enjoy summer nights outdoors while rocking out with Tom Cochrane or Marianas Trench; jammin’ to the reggae tunes of Jay Douglas; singing along to Gordon Lightfoot’s greatest hits — or discover new music from JUNO-winning artists including Indigenous singer-songwriter Iskwē and 2022 Breakthrough Group of the Year Monowhales, and more!
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More than two-thirds of eligible residents age 18 and older have had their first COVID-19 vaccine booster
All concerts and performances are FREE with CNE admission.
New this year, the Bandshell is shining the spotlight on some of Canada’s funniest acts. Judge of America’s Got Talent and one of the most successful comedians in the world, Howie Mandel, headlines Comedy Night on Friday, August 19 to help kick off the CNE’s opening day. He joins fellow comedians Ali Hassan (CBC’s Laugh Out Loud and Run the Burbs’), Nour Hadidi (Kevin Hart’s LOL Network), Nile Seguin (Just for Laughs), and Canada’s Got Talent finalist Courtney Gilmour, for a night that will leave
audiences rolling in the aisles.
CNE DATES: August 19 – September 5, 2022 (*no concert on Labour Day).
Further details available @ https://www.theex.com/