Since 2013 The Gathering has been one of this province’s most well-loved events. In the past couple of years, a Global Pandemic has divided us in so many ways. It’s finally time to Gather once again, for a true celebration of the best we have to offer. Music, Laughter, and Culture.
Introducing The Gathering Summer Series. Several events happening throughout the summer, designed to bring people together and help us enjoy the best of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Featuring some of the province’s most loved musicians and artists, The Gathering Summer Series are Concert events. Each event will feature Entertainment from incredible musicians and story tellers. Held at the JA Bartlett Community Centre in Burlington, NL., you’ll enjoy a comfortable and intimate atmosphere, surrounded by friends and celebrating what’s best about this province, its culture, and its people. A true Gathering Experience you won’t soon forget.
with special guest
Bud Davidge & Friends
Join one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most prolific songwriters along with some of his friends for an evening of classic and traditional Newfoundland Music. Bud Davidge has written some of this province’s most well-recognized songs including Saltwater Cowboy, Music and Friends, The Loss of the Marion, and of course, The Mummer Song. Known as the Godfather of Traditional Newfoundland and Labrador Music, made popular by his band with friend Sim Savory, Simani, Bud Davidge is still performing and enjoying every minute of bringing music to all corners of Newfoundland and Labrador.
July 1, 2022
July 2, 2022
Fergus O’Byrne & Jim Payne
Two of Newfoundland’s most respected and multi-award winning performers combine instrumental prowess and humorous repartee, to cover a broad spectrum of Newfoundland folk culture, including songs, stories and dance tunes. Their repertoire includes rousing sea shanties and work songs, poignant ballads, comic ditties, folk tales and recitations, and toe-tapping jigs, reels and polkas on a variety of instruments.
July 8, 2022
July 9, 2022
with special guest
with special guest
With his unique brand of radio-friendly and folky foot stompers, Sherman Downey has not only solidified himself as one of Newfoundland & Labrador’s most treasured artists, but as a nationally revered and much sought after songwriter. His songs have won over listeners from his homeland to the mainland and beyond – all the while collecting a multitude of impressive accolades.
July 15, 2022
July 16, 2022
Rising to popularity in the early 2000s with an appearance on the then-popular singing competition Canadian Idol, Rex Goudie became a household name in Newfoundland as well as across the country. Before that, though, he was a hometown boy from Burlington who just loved to sing. Rex has toured the country and performed across the province, releasing a number of studio records and becoming known as a prolific songwriter and performer. His own brand of classic-rock and country-inspired music mixed with his love for all things NL provides a unique taste to the listening audience of every performance.
July 22, 2022
July 23, 2022
More to Do
Hiking & Walking Trails
While in Burlington and the area, come a bit early and enjoy some of our gorgeous walking and hiking trails. Chipp’s Hill, Two-Mile Falls, Winterhouse Cove, Jenning’s Cove – just to name a few. Each leading to a beautiful vista more breathtaking than the last. If you don’t know where to go, ask a local, and they’ll be sure to guide you on the right path.
Swim at the Brook
Gorgeous summer days are best spent at The Brook – the local swimming area that’s been the joy of generations. Part of the major water artery that runs through the centre of town, these still waters surrounded by rocky cliffs are a majestic oasis adored by young and old alike. Dip your feet in the water to feel the rocky bottom or sit on the shore to enjoy the views. Either way, relaxation awaits.