This award celebrates individuals whose creativity, personal artistic achievements, support of the arts and/or leadership has had a significant impact on Muskoka’s arts community. Peter and Michelle Swanek have dedicated their lives in Muskoka to bringing great music to the masses. Working under the belief, music can heal all that ails, the Swaneks have time … Continue reading Muskoka Arts Award
The Muskokan (May 15, 2008) When Peter Swanek decided he wanted a change of direction in his life he turned to the one thing that gave him real happiness: music. But instead of being happy promoting concerts in other venues he decided to bring the music closer to home. His own home in fact.PETERS PLACE. … Continue reading Homegrown Entertainment
PHOTOS BY FRANK MATYS FOR THE TORONTO STAR A rapt audience of blues fans watches the James Cotton concert inside the garage of a home in Gravenhurst – otherwise known as Peter’s Place. One of the newest blues venues is also one of the most unusual: beside the garage in the back of a house … Continue reading The house of blues
A true entrepreneur, Peter Swanek is a man who wanted to make a change in his life, went for it, and realized his dream! Thanks to his vision and spirit, the town of Gravenhurst has a year-round intimate theatre with a very special character. For the past four years, Peter has brought superb musical performances to Muskoka, attracting a devoted following of fans from all over the province and beyond.