Wednesday Show

Dieppe's favourite family activity! Since 1987, people have been gathering in downtown Dieppe every Wednesday in the summer for the Wednesday Show!

These free outdoor concerts are staged at Place 1604 at 6:30 p.m. and serve as a showcase for discovering musical acts from our local area - and elsewhere.

Each summer, more than 10,000 people attend these unique concerts held in a festive and family-friendly atmosphere. 

Here`s the 2014 lineup:

July 2

Stephen Leblanc

His impressive career includes a number of albums, awards, television performances, radio interviews and large-scale tours as a member of groups such as the cult band An Acoustic Sin and the hard rock band Tracy Starr. As well, he has also lent his musical stage and recording talents to internationally renowned artists such as Dominique Dupuis, Fayo, and Roland Gauvin et sa Grosse Band.

Big Bad Marty Band

Founded in 2008, this Moncton/Dieppe band is composed of five musicians with energy that can only be described as contagious. With a repertoire spanning from rock to Acadian music, through to today's pop hits and classic country, the band adapts easily to a large variety of events.

July 9

Myriam Arseneau
Accompanied by members of the band Familia, this singer-songwriter offers a musical mix from jazz to pop, as well as traditional.

Eddie Chase and Grafitti 4

They are a five-piece 50s and 60s band playing rock 'n' roll, and have played in and around the Greater Moncton area since the early 60s. They have been playing the Atlantic Nationals car show for the past seven years as well as numerous festivals and concerts.

July 16

Alain Comeau

Izzy and the Prohibition

Formed in early 2014 from a collective of seasoned artists from the Moncton music scene, they got together to pursue their love for soul, blues and Motown music. These sincere, hard-working, talented musicians will have you mesmerized, singing along, tapping your feet or dancing by the end of the night. All blues, Motown and soul lovers should attend a show... a band you don't want to miss.

July 23

Dieppe Circus Festival circus showcase

Don't miss this incredible free performance under the circus tent or participate in training sessions for all levels.

July 30

Wanabi Farmeur

During the past few months, this duo has created a new repertoire of original pieces that will eventually lead to a new recording. Mathieu D'Astous, a singer-songwriter and native of Moncton, released his first album - Ada - in 2002 and his second - Les Méandres - in 2006. After studying classical piano and music therapy at the Université de Quebec à Montréal, Ginette Ahier of Atholville in northern New Brunswick joined Mathieu in 2003. She was a breath of fresh air with her self-titled first album produced by Eloi Painchaud and a second in 2007 called Taxi Miki.

Christian "Kit" Goguen
This versatile artist plays a number of instruments and is known for his clear but raspy voice that is also true and strong. The lyrics and melodies on which he has worked with care have brought him to perform on prestigious states around the world.

August 6

Raphaël Butler
A native of Dieppe, he is straight out of the École nationale de la chanson. His folk/rock musical style has been inspired by his own experiences.

Annie Blanchard
Accompanied by two musicians, Jean-Philippe Lagueux and Louis-Philippe Quesnel, Annie invites you a veritable artistic rendez-vous in a collaborative and friendly ambiance that serve as a backdrop to her new show. A born storyteller who is profoundly attached to her native Acadie, she energetically - but modestly - delivers songs from her three albums as well as performing other songs that have impacted her throughout the years.

August 13

Sheryl Cormier

For many years she was known as 'The Queen of the Cajun Accordion.'She has travelled and played Cajun music all over the United States and Europe. Her many accomplishments include being inducted into theLouisiana Music Hall of Fame,the Cajun French Music Hall of Fameand theCajun Culture Hall of Fame. She was nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award in 1993.

Dominique Dupuis

She first took to the stage when she was barely nine years old in 2002. At the age of 15, she began her long career at the Festival Interceltique de Lorient in France. Through the lively music of her violin, we feel strength, richness, vivacity and energy, as well as emotions.

August 20

Shaun LeBlanc
Singer and songwriter who blends piano pop with colourful harmonies and soulful melodies into a style that he calls 'artful pop.' On stage, his songs become an open invitation into his eclectic world. His goal is to always leave his audience feeling inspired, refreshed and happy... oh, and also with some new tunes to which to sing along. 

Caroline Savoie
She may only be 19 years old, but Caroline Savoie has already acquired an impressive amount of experience since she first started writing songs and performing concerts in 2009. In addition to having launched her first mini-album in English two years ago, she was the winner of the Fédération des jeunes francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick's Accro de la chanson competition in 2012.