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Tour de Fort is dedicated to presenting the Rainy River District with high quality professional entertainment with a Canadian emphasis at an affordable cost.

Tour de Fort is a non-profit organization run totally by volunteers. Every dollar raised through the sale of passports and the generous support of sponsors as well as advertisers goes back into the concert series and to support the performing arts in the community.

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June 3, 2014

We are happy to announce that passports can now be purchased locally at "From the Grind Up" 122 Scott Street in Fort Frances. Passports can also be purchased online by following the tickets link on this page.

April 28, 2014

It was brought to our attention that there was an error on the passport sales link and we are happy to report that the error has been fixed and pre-sale passports can now be purchased online.

We are also in the process of securing a local site that will allow you to purchase a passport with cash or cheque. Stay tuned to this site for updates.  if you would like to purchase a passport with cash or cheque, please contact us by following this link:

2014/15 Passport Pre-Sale

We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

April 8, 2014

Another fantastic season has come to a close with an amazing show from Barney Bentall.  Barney's relaxed and effortless style had the crowd engaged throughout the entire set. 

Next season is very diverse, with something sure to please everyone. Get your passports today!

Tour de Fort is proud to present the lineup for next season:

Corb Lund - September 25, 2014

John Mann - October 21. 2014

Ken Lavigne - November 24, 2014

Robert Post - January 7, 2015

Sonic Escape - March 2, 2015

Chantal Kreviazuk - April 16, 2015

April 18, 2013

April 18 marked the final performance of the current season with an incredible show from Treasa Levasseur. Treasa's blend of rhythm and blues, great lyrics and her unmistakable voice captivated the audience at the Townshend Theatre. Although this was the last show of the 2012/2013 season, there's more to come beginning next fall. Don't miss out! Get your passports today!

March, 2013

Tour De Fort is proud to present our next season's line up:

BRUCE COCKBURN - OCT.1/13
ROSE COUSINS - OCT.20/13
DAYTRIPPER (BEATLES TRIBUTE) - NOV.18/13
JESSE PETERS TRIO- JAN.9/14
BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS - FEB.2/14
BARNEY BENTALL - APRIL 6/14

Passports for the 2013/2014 season are on sale now! Get yours today!

January 20, 2013 

With The Number 14 just wrapping up, there are ONLY TWO SHOWS remaining this season.  Tickets are still available online or at 93-1 The Border. 

November 27, 2012 

Kim Stockwood’s rich warm vocals wowed the audience and her signature comedic style brought cheer to the Townsend theatre.   Special guest, Kevin Fox captivated the audience with his unique musical tapestry of cello driven pop songs.   Together they made a night of pure entertainment.

November, 2012             WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Tara and Scott,  Tour de Fort's progamming team recently returned from Ontario Contact, a show case of Candian Artists available for booking for next season.

Check out the following links to youtube videos of some of the performers Tara and Scott saw perform. 

Matt Anderson

Day Tripper - Beatles Cover Band

Stephanie Cadman

Dr. Zoo, Afro Celtic

H’sao

Catherine MacLennan

Montreal Guitar Trio and The California Guitar Trio

Carleton Stone

Rose Cousins

Ken Lavigne, Canadian Tenor

Amanda Stott

Emma Lee

Ennis

Tour de Fort works together with other communities to bring the artists to our area.  Let us know what you think.  Click here and tell us your favourites.

 

Sept 29, 2012  

Jim Cuddy delivers an unforgettable night.  Blue Rodeo front man,  Jim Cuddy weaved old favorites and promising new material into his appearance tonight at The Townshend Theatre.  Fans were ecstatic as Cuddy and his bandmates Anne Lindsay (violin, vocals) and Colin Cripps (guitar, vocals) set a musical feast for the evening. Anne Lindsay’s violin swung between soaring orchestral and southern gothic, her bluegrass bursts a perfect pairing to Colin Cripps’ precision on the acoustic guitar.

 

Sept 13, 2012    

Phil Churchill, along with Geraldine Hollett and Andrew Dale of the St. John’s, Newfoundland-based folk trio, The Once, both delighted and stirred the audience with a blend of original and traditional songs and three-part harmonies at the Townshend Theatre to open the 2012-13 Tour de Fort season.

 

Tour de Fort is proud to announce its 2012/2013 season.   This year’s program provides a variety of entertainment sure to please everyone. 

The Once

The Jim Cuddy Trio

Kim Stockwood with guest Kevin Fox

The Number 14

The Lost Fingers

Treasa Levasseur

 

We are incredibly excited to have The Jim Cuddy Trio joining us this year.  You know him from Blue Rodeo - Jim Cuddy is touring performing his solo music along with a blend of Blue Rodeo tunes.  An exceptional guitarist with powerful vocals, Jim Cuddy won't disappoint.

 

Also new for our 2012/2013 season, Passports can now be purchased online with Pay Pal or Visa.  Passport pick up will be available at the Townshend Theatre prior to our first season performance.

Don't like online purchasing...Passports are also available at 93.1 The Border, located at 210 Scott Street in Fort Frances.

Click here to order your Passports and have a great seat to all performances of our exciting new season! Get your Passports early!  All performances are at the Townshend Theatre and begin at 7:30 PM.