Upcoming Shows

Live shows are back! .... for a while. Back until it gets too cold to play outside or until a second wave of the pandemic shuts down the few outdoor venues that are wrlcoming musicians.

Weekly Live Stream Folk Shows

Hartstock 2020

Donegal Road, Bonnechere Valley

This annual roots, woodstock revival music festival features a variety of local musicians. The covid version of this event is greatly scaled down to include the core of enthusiastic performers and followers. It is a treat to send reverberations of soulful music over the fields and forests of Bonnechere Valley. Unfortunately, this is a private event. Come next year, if you can solicit an invite from the hosts.

Marc Audet Performs for UOV Seniors Friendship Club

Deep River Yacht and Tennis Club , Deep River

This is a 2 hour, 2 set, show for members of the Upper Ottawa Valley Seniors Friendship Club. The folk show includes a focus on stories (put to song) of the Ottawa Valley. The outdoor setting will be covid safe. Seating is available, but it might be best to bring your own chair to seat yourself where you want. If the weather is foul, the show will be resheduled for Sunday August 30. The show will also be recorded and posted as a YouTube video for members to view from home. The DR YTC clubhouse offers a spectacular view of the Ottawa River. Add live folksy acoustic music to that, and you have an amazing thing. There is no cover charge, but the event is limited to members of the friendship club.

Marc Audet Live at Cobden Music in the Park

Cobden Municipal Park/Veterans Memorial Park, Cobden, Ontario

90 minutes of folksy entertainment at a beautiful outdoor venue overlooking Muskrat Lake in the village of Cobden. This new venue is wrlcoming musical acts and it offers a large seating area where people can safely distance themselves for covid proection. Free event, although a musician tip jar wil be set out for those inspired. Bring a chair and maybe an umbrella.

Marc Audet Live at Maplehaus Campfire

Maplehaus Banquet Hall, 3505 Hwy. 28, Hardwood Lake, ON

Enjoy a fire-side concert in a covid-safe setting at Maplehaus, a new venue for live music in the Bancroft area. At dusk, the fire will be lit and acoustic, fire-side music starts. I will be playing a series of short sets, covering a wide range of genres of music, from traditional folk to contemporary folk, folk rock, blues, reggae, and of course songs and stories about the heritage of Canada. Canadiana folk!!. Bring your own chairs so that you can sit where you feel safe. If it rains, the music moves indoors into the large banquet hall. No cover.

Sep5

Lake Clear Boat Concert

Twin Islands, Lake Clear, Bonnechere Valley

Back by popular demand, this will be a concert set on an island in the middle of Lake Clear. The 60 minute set will coincide with the sun setting over the west end of Lake Clear. Attendance is by boat (and anchor),. The event is highly dependent on weather ... wind and rain.

Reviews

Marc plays music which calls back to the bygone history of Eastern Ontario with tales of the Voyageurs and Coureur De Bois of the Ottawa Valley. His music is as calming as the flowing Ottawa River. His presence is serene and introspective, much like the territory he sings about. While listening to him, you may find yourself in a different place and time. Join him for an evening of history, folk legends, and authentic entertainments.”

— Nigel E.

I've known Marc for quite some time. I've seen his music grow over the years and I've been impressed with every step he's taken along the way. His own music is steeped in love of both the history he's researched and for the good in humanity. The spin he puts on the music of others is always something to look forward to also. I hosted a concert in the GTA at which he played. I can assure you that when we are able to present live music again, you should look him up. He provides a great evening of entertainment. I always look forward to his Thursday Evening Livestreams from his home with his family gathered (and sometimes participating) and his charming smile”

— Ian M.

Marc is a wonderful musician. Living in the music, he tells his stories, stories that have inspired him, reliving emotions and moments. Marcs choice of cover songs always make me smile and often have me laughing. Not to mention widens my musical horizons. Marc is easy to work with and always willing to help in any way he can. I would recommend Marc Audet to anyone looking for a musician to uplift or liven any space or crowd!”

Larisa E.

For entertainment that warms the soul and lifts the spirit, Marc Audet Singer/Songwriter is it! We first enjoyed his one man show at the Happy Goat Coffee Company coffee house almost 3 years ago. We were hooked! His performance style is so relaxed and he really connects with his audience through story. It contains interesting history, family anecdotes and memories and a nice injection of humour and humility. His writing is clever and beautiful. Marc was Then a perfect inclusion in our wedding vow renewal at a cabin by a lake in 2018. We love his work, his style, his showmanship and, most of all, his beautiful personality. Keep on with your great songwriting, my friend! RIGHT NOW,!!!!! you can enjoy Marc currently performing live every Thursday evening from his Covid hide away in rural Ontario!”

— Jennifer H.

I love being in any space Marc is playing. He is one of those performers that automatically makes the experience enjoyable because he is in fact enjoying himself. No venue is “too fancy” or “not fancy enough” for a guy like him. He gives his talents selflessly for causes that make a difference in people lives. He will cover a song and give his own twist to it making the song a new original. His own songs let the listener have a little peak into his values as a person.”

Chris H.

I have been following Marc Audet’s music career for a few years now. Marc brings a unique perspective to his songwriting, taking the history of the Upper Ottawa Valley and telling the stories of the people who lived the lives that shaped the region. His imagination brings you into the moment and the music is distinctly that of a man who has lived his life in the Valley. When he combines his talents with those of his son, Bradley who plays flute, tin flute and melodica, there is a fullness that allows you to close your eyes and drift away. I recommend Marc Audet’s music to anybody who enjoys musical story-telling and Canadian history”

— Laurence L.

Marc Audet is a singer/songwriter who can keep an audience's attention with his writing, music and unassuming stage presence.”

— Terry M.

I have been listening to the true chords of Canadian Marc Audet in his cottage barn, at the Off the Grid, in Kathy Haycock’s Gallery, and Summer park concerts in Eganville, and it is always a pleasure. Hearing the experience of feet on the ground, a soaring soul, performed with heart is a beautiful experience.. truth in music.”

— Susan H.

I felt the Valley in my heart and so much of your music reminded of things I can't put a finger on. It really put a smile on my face.”

— Janice E.

Marc Audet is a highly talented singer, musician, and song writer. Highly recommended. You can catch him on his live stream on Thursdays at 8 PM and, once we are again able to, I recommend that you catch him live at venues in the area”

— Gerry R.

Marc Audet is an excellent musician and entertainer, whether performing his own songs or covering others'. His sensitive interpretation, top-notch musicianship and warm personality are well suited to both individual performance and background creation of musical ambiance at non-music-centred events.”

Judy M.

Book Me

I love performing, and I'd love to perform for you, whether a House Concert, background music for another type of event, or a full-on pub style party. My solo folk music act includes live looping to bring a more diverse and full sound.  I'll adapt my sets to your situation. Contact me for more information.