Gussapalooza Music Fest, The Barrie Baycats, and More

Here we are again with another episode of What Barrie’s Talking About … a podcast about the important stories happening in your neighbourhood of Barrie.

On this week’s episode we speak with a local sing-songwriter from Stroud, the Barrie Baycats, Gussapalooza Music Festival, a new performing arts centre, and more!

What Barrie’s Talking About This Week

1. A New Performing Arts Centre

Where do we sit with a new performing arts centre? A PAC for the city …
The W.A. Fischer Auditorium at Central Collegiate is long gone, so Hariri Pontarini Architects in Toronto is proposing more than just a performance hall. It has designed, what it calls, a cultural hub. Barrie 360’s Ian MacLennan gets the script from architect Siamak Hariri …

2. Local Singer-Songwriter Anna Goldsmith Performs at The ELMO

Maybe Stroud singer-songwriter Anna Goldsmith, just 15 years old, will perform at the new performance centre spoken about in the previous story?

We spoke with her last fall about the release of her song and video “Follower”. Now she has another. She stopped by for a chat with our MJ ahead of her upcoming performance at the legendary El Mocambo in Toronto.

3. The Barrie Baycats

The Barrie Baycats kicked off the 2023 season last week with a pair of games. President, GM and Manager Josh Matlow was impressed with what he saw. He joined Barrie 360’s Will Konken …

4. Gussapalooza Music Festivals

It was huge last year with more than 70 artists taking part. Tickets went on sale this week for this fall’s Gussapalooza music festival in Cookstown.

We were joined now by organizers Russ Robson and Valerie Robson.

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