FREE CONCERTS in the heart of town under the stars!
Friday, July 13 // 7-10 pm
A group of seasoned musicians playing classic hits in soul, blues, and rock and roll. Featuring Donnie Meeker on vocals, Danny Weis on guitar, Gabor Szepesi on keys, Joey DiMarco on drums, and Neil Numminen on bass.
Opening: Max Breadner
Chuck Jackson & The All Stars
Friday, July 27 // 7-10 pm
Featuring Chuck Jackson, Tyler Yarema, and some of Canada’s finest blues musicians. As the lead singer of the Downchild Blues Band, Chuck Jackson has been nominated for 4 Junos. He has also been nominated 7 times for, and twice awarded, the Maple Blues Award for Male Vocalist of the Year. Chuck's major influences include Big Joe Turner, Otis Redding, and Junior Wells.
Opening: Sophie Wensley
Alison Young Band
Friday, August 3 // 7-10 pm
Alison Young is a Toronto based saxophonist, vocalist and composer. Since moving to Toronto in the early 2000s to study music at the University of Toronto, she has been an active presence on the jazz scene both as a leader and side-person, appearing regularly in the city's jazz venues with a wide variety of projects. In 2017 Alison was chosen as one of the 'Best 35 Canadian Jazz Artists under 35' by the CBC.
She has been leading her own band in various formations since 2012, and in 2017 recorded her debut album, 'So Here We Are', which is being released by Triplet Records in summer 2018.
Opening: Miranda Journey
Sean Cotton & The Muskoka Connection
Friday, August 24 // 7-10 pm
After 20 years as an international touring and recording artist with Toronto based Blues and Folk act “The Undesirables with Corin Raymond”, Sean Cotton retired from the road to focus his music exploits on his new found love... MUSKOKA! Penning songs that reflect the region's beauty, history, and gritty truth, Sean has formed a band of heavy hitters that include ex-Jughead founder Mike "Lopez Phillips" on bass guitar, Bracebridge recording studio owner Shon Roper on drums, and Muskoka retiree and commercial music composer George "The Ax" Axon on guitar. Each, leaders in their own fields, coming together to bring you a musical taste of life in Muskoka.
Opening: Emma Wright Band