The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. Please see the 2019 schedule below!
A gentle giant with kind eyes and an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself, this musical master brings 45 years of commitment, consistency and depth to a career that skillfully blends the many genres of performing and communication. Whether it’s through CDs, videos, books or television, his cornerstone philosophy remains the same: absolute trust that his work can make a difference. He has released 13 albums with 10 JUNO Award nominations and three wins, spent 12 seasons (and nearly 950 episodes!) hosting the hit CBC TV show, Fred Penner’s Place, was first kid’s performer to headline the Los Angeles Amphitheater, is a Member of the Order of Canada and Member of the Order of Manitoba, and was an Ambassador for World Vision. But at the end of the day, Fred loves making music and connecting with audiences of all ages.