On The Verandah - Outdoor Music Concerts 2023 - Historic Places Days

On The Verandah – Outdoor Music Concerts 2023

Benares Historic House
1507 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga, ON, Canada
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7 July - 11 August, 2023 | 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music On the Verandah of Benares Historic House most Fridays at 7:00 pm.  Presented by the Friends of the Museums of Mississauga.

2023 Show Overview

  • June 2 – Mississauga Temple Band: The Mississauga Temple Band’s repertoire includes secular, Christian & classical music. Whether contributing in worship, marching in a parade, playing in a nursing home, or playing in a concert hall, the band proclaims the gospel.
  • June 9 – George Kairys: Shades of Blue: This show delivers classic R&B hits with an ensemble of highly talented musicians and vocalists.
  • June 16 – Mississauga Pops Orchestra: Great musical variety: Mississauga Pops Concert Band, conducted by Andrew Chung, delights their audiences with a diverse repertoire of popular music of various musical genres including swing, big band, jazz, marches, contemporary, classical, rock, movie music, Christmas & Broadway tunes.
  • June 23 – The Peter Banting Swingtet: An eight-piece orchestra created by Dr. Peter Banting, these professional musicians play a wide variety of musical instruments to the happy tunes of the mid-twentieth century, as well as the popular Broadway Show melodies.
  • June 30 – No Concert
  • July 7 – Dixieland Plus: A nine-piece band founded by pianist Bill Middleton, they are dedicated to recreating the toe-tapping, free-flowing style of music that originated in New Orleans in the early twentieth century, including St. Louis Blues, Alabama Jubilee, and more.
  • July 14: – Rob Tardik: A multi-award winning guitarist and contemporary pop/jazz/world/fusion instrumental music artist and a top 10 U.S. Billboard charting artist.
  • July 21 – Octokats: Echoing the beat that was vibrant in the Los Angeles & San Francisco club scene during the 50’s, this West Coast Jazz Octet has fresh new tunes & arrangements for a very special evening of Cool Jazz.
  • July 28 – Midnight Hour: The GTA’s finest R&B, Funk & Soul band, delivering non-stop hits from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s such as Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and The Doobie Brothers.
  • August 4 – Liquid Jazz: Maximilan De Souza: Enjoy this Jazz group with songs strongly influenced by the great big bands of the past.
  • August 11 – Riddim Riders Reggae Band: Experience classic reggae sound with both conscious lyrics & “lovers-rock” style vocals. Their tight rhythm section, smooth melodic vocals & spot-on vocal harmonies produce their signature sound.



  • Family-Friendly
  • Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Washrooms

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