John McDermott at River Run Dec. 1

River Run centre welcomes the return of Canadian tenor John Mc­Dermott on Dec. 1 at 7:30pm.

He will be joined by guest Russell De Carle, of Prairie Oyster.

McDermott’s performances have become a long-standing Christmas tradition at River Run.

McDermott will perform some songs from his new CD which tells the story of our Cana­dian heroes. Journeys is a deeply personal recording, feat­uring The Dreamer and The Gift of Years, written by Eric Bogle, and the emotional Bringing Buddy Home, which has been played on radio in the U.S. and Canada in tribute to the fallen.

Tickets are on sale through the box office. Prices range from $35.50 to $42.50. As part of the uGO program, university and college students may pur­chase tickets at the box office for only $20 each. And through eyeGO, high school students may attend for $5. All tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 519-763-3000 or at the box office.