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The Port Theatre Main Stage

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125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
250-754-8550

Since 1998, the Port Theatre has wowed residents and visitors alike with its superb performances, excellent acoustics and wonderful sense of intimacy.

The theatre offers a broad range of cultural events designed to meet many diverse interests and needs. A landmark on the city’s waterfront, it also serves as an important meeting place for a variety of community events, seminars and educational conferences.

September 2021

ROCK FOR A CAUSE with The Headpins & Honeymoon Suite – NEW SEPT. DATE

Sat Sep 25th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Presented by NACL & NCDC Rock for a Cause is an 80’s experience in support of two amazing local community agencies – Nanaimo Association for Community Living (NACL) & Nanaimo…

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October 2021

PRELUDE TO A KISS – tribute to Ella Fitzgerald

Wed Oct 6th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Under the creative direction of the National Stage Company of Canada comes an original west coast concert presentation memorializing the 25th Anniversary year since the passing of the legendary ELLA…

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SoundWave in Concert – NEW October 2021 DATE

Fri Oct 29th @ 7:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

NEW DATE - OCTOBER 29TH, 2021 What started out as a casual idea to replicate the type of choir presented in the 2003 documentary “Young At Heart”, quickly turned into…

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Live and Let Die – The Music of Paul McCartney – NEW DATE

Sat Oct 30th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

 NEW DATE is Saturday, October 30, 2021 When Beatles Producer, Sir George Martin tells you that "You sound like Paul McCartney" and Sir Paul McCartney himself tells you that "You…

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November 2021

COMPLETELY CREEDENCE, a Tribute to CCR – CANCELLED

Fri Nov 5th
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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Nanaimo Concert Band – NEW FALL DATE

Sun Nov 7th @ 2:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

NEW FALL DATE! Nanaimo’s Musical Treasure Since 1872 Conductor: Mr. Dave Fullerton Join the Nanaimo Concert Band for their Annual Spring Concert. This national award winning band performs a wide…

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PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd In The Flesh Tour – NEW 2021 DATE!

Fri Nov 12th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Celebrating one of the greatest bands of all time with flawless performances of classic and rare Pink Floyd songs. Formed in 2008 in Victoria, British Columbia, PIGS: Canada's Most Authentic…

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The Legendary GORDON LIGHTFOOT In Concert – NEW 2021 DATE!

Sun Nov 14th @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

New Date : Sunday, November 14th, 2021 One of the most prolific songwriters to emerge in 1960s and '70s, Gordon Lightfoot is heading to Western Canada including a performance at…

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An Evening with Cowboy Junkies – NEW 2021 DATE

Tue Nov 16th @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Presented by Live Nation Sometimes revolutions begin quietly. In 1988, Cowboy Junkies proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like…

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NATALIE MACMASTER – NEW 2021 DATE

Mon Nov 22nd @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy Present: A Celtic Family Christmas Join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas concert series you will…

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The War of Miranda Bird by Robinson Wilson – NEW DATE

Tue Nov 30th @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, NOVEMBER 30th, 2021 “Even if it takes me a hundred years to get revenge, I will have made haste.”  – Pashto Saying When…

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December 2021

MRG Live & The Wolf 106.9 FM Presents: USS

Wed Dec 8th @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Vocalist/guitarist Ashley Buchholz and hype man/turntablist Human Kebab have always existed hanging in a sort of myth-like state, allowing the music they make together to first speak for itself, and…

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January 2022

JESSE COOK “Tempest 25 Tour” – NEW 2022 DATE

Mon Jan 17th, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

GeeDan Productions proudly presents JESSE COOK – THE TEMPEST 25 TOUR  New 2022 Date! Since launching his career with 1995's “Tempest”, JESSE COOK has blazed an incredible trail. With ten…

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FRED PENNER – NEW 2022 DATE

Sat Jan 29th, 2022 @ 2:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Calling all Fred Heads! “40 years ago I recorded my first record, The Cat Came Back! I am excited to bring those wonderful songs to the next generation. See you…

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February 2022

A Night of Bowie-The Definitive Bowie Experience – NEW 2022 DATE!

Sun Feb 13th, 2022 @ 7:30 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

New Date: Friday October 1st, 2021! David Bowie is one of music history’s most praised and successful artists, with a career that spanned four decades. Bowie continuously sought to reinvent…

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April 2022

Live Nation presents HERB ALPERT & LANI HALL -NEW 2022 DATE

Sat Apr 9th, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

NEW 2022 DATE! Herb Alpert, iconic trumpeter, A&M Records co-founder, artist and philanthropist, has announced additional tour dates for the Herb Alpert & Lani Hall North American Tour Herb Alpert…

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QUEEN – It’s a Kinda’ Magic – NEW 2022 DATE

Tue Apr 19th, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand. The show is set to again immerse fans in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and…

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July 2022

Whose Live Anyway? NEW 2022 DATE!

Wed Jul 13th, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
The Port Theatre Main Stage, 125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90…

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