2018 Artist Schedule

12:00 pm
Brian Blain Now celebrating 50 years as a recording artist, BRIAN BLAIN is a major figure on the Toronto blues scene, both on stage and behind the scenes. Originally from...
TD Bank - Orangeville Mall
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Where energy, intellect and an unbridled passion for life intersect, there you’ll find the music of Alan Gerber. Possessing a rock ‘n roll swagger born from years in the musical...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
 
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes are a Toronto based Blues/R&B band, reviving some obscure and forgotten tunes by sassy ladies of the 50’s and 60’s, such as Big Maybelle,...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
BENTROOTS is a collection of veteran musicians playing contemporary funk and blues with a New Orleans slant.
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Now celebrating 50 years as a recording artist, BRIAN BLAIN is a major figure on the Toronto blues scene, both on stage and behind the scenes. Originally from the hills...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
James Anthony – Toronto Born, Guitar vocal USA Blues Hall of Fame 2013. Played with over 200 Music Legends. Jack Civiletto – Guitar Vocal. USA Blues Hall of Fame Jack...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
“ridiculously talented, genre-bending…a jaw-dropper” – Blues Matters Magazine (UK) With one foot planted firmly in the Blues, and the other foot planted in seemingly everything else, The Gary Cain Band...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Glenn Marais band put on an amazing show with precision instrumentation, tight vocal harmonies and amazing rock, blues and funk improvisation. When the band gets cooking, they call it...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
With his creative, modern and powerful interpretations of the blues, No More Sorrow evokes vivid and shameless tales of love, lust, and lessons learned and is a testament to Jake...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Pete recorded recorded 2 CD’s with the Douglas Watson R&B Revue. In 2007 the band received the TBS New Talent Award for, ‘Voodoo Healing’, It was a big success, and...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
Contempory Indigenous Rhythm & Blues featuring some of the finest musicians in Simcoe County, over two decades of various club and festival performances including Mariposa Folk Festival, Great Canadian Blues...
Blues Cruise
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
5:00 pm
 
Blues Cruise
8:00 pm
Larry Kurtz Larry Kurtz grew up singing in the church. He started playing harmonica at the age of 15 after hearing Little Walter on the radio. He is a solo...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 1 @ 9:30 pm
9:30 pm
For the last 20 years Maple Blues Award winners (and six time nominees) Raoul and The Big Time have been a top Toronto based blues act, awarded NOW Magazine’s Best...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
The artists behind this blues/funk power trio are founding members of Ottawa’s extraordinary Bluestone and Bluestone & The Memphis Moonshine. Backed by a driving rhythm section, Angelina brings her signature...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
The ODSS Jazz Band is a local ensemble of budding (student) musicians from Orangeville District Secondary High School. This band rehearses once a week after school and loves to showcase...
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Orangeville Public Library
12:00 pm
Both accomplished musicians in their own right, Stan and Erick made their debut playing together opening The Opera House for the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival in June, 2015 and...
Opera House
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Blues & Bikes
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Big Black Dog is a local area band that barks out a broad range of blues standards and blues-inspired country and rock. Their unique arrangements will have you digging out...
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Ewen Farncombe, a piano major in his second year at Humber, was the winner in the Jazz Instrumental Soloist (Undergraduate College) … Marshal Herridge marshalherridge@hotmail.com (bass) Davide Corazza davidescorazza@gmail.com (drums).
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
From early childhood Nicole knew music was her future. In addition to piano, she has mastered many instruments which include the guitar, drums, trumpet and fiddle. Nicole’s engagements include opening...
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
The Orangeville Community Band is a concert band with a community focus, and is a registered charity. It exists to provide musical enjoyment and skill development to the membership and...
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
SOUTHPAWZ delivers rare Classic Rock with a distinctly Canadian sound. This veteran 5 piece ensemble delivers high energy hits that are not commonly played by other bands currently entertaining in...
Blues & Bikes
Jun 2 @ 1:15 pm
1:15 pm
Emily Gilbart is a young singer/songwriter from the Orangeville area influenced by many styles including folk, indie, blues & alternative music. She plays at local venues and is currently working...
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 2 @ 1:20 pm
1:20 pm
Whether he’s playing with his own solo band or other various outfits, he can’t be kept off Canadian stages. Ryan puts most of his energy in his passion for studying...
Opera House
Jun 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
Orangeville Public Library
Jun 2 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Guitarist / singer-songwriter Justin Saladino was born and raised in Montréal. Early on, he began taking guitar lessons from his uncle and by age 9 was starting bands, playing tunes...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
 
Lord Dufferin Centre
Jun 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:10 pm
2:30 pm
Honeywood Blue is a local band of seasoned, musicians with a passion for the groove. Influenced by Downchild, Powder Blues, Santana, Dwight Yoakam and Delbert McClinton to name a few,...
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 2 @ 2:40 pm
2:40 pm
Since the release of his first album Gravity in 2000, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the...
Opera House
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Where energy, intellect and an unbridled passion for life intersect, there you’ll find the music of Alan Gerber. Possessing a rock ‘n roll swagger born from years in the musical...
Orangeville Public Library
Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Born in Chiang Mai Thailand, and raised outside of Edmonton, Jenie Thai is building a musical presence throughout the country through the electric energy she displays on stage and the...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
ROBI BOTOS has been hailed as one of the most diverse multi-instrumentalists of this generation. From the hard-bop style of Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock, to the swing of Oscar...
Opera House
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
 
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 2 @ 4:30 pm
4:30 pm
At the age of 52, Jimmy D. Lane has already led quite a full life. The musicians he knows makes for an impressive resume. He has worked with Eric Clapton,...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
David Storey is Comin’ Home. Back on stage since 2011, he has enthralled fans with his simple but powerful and literate Folk-Rock ballads describing characters, situations and emotions that are...
TD Local Stars Tent
6:15 pm
Bubbling up from the cauldron of roots Americana music, Samantha Martin is an artist of extraordinary power, gravitas and deep-seated emotion. On first listen, one is immediately struck by the...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
 
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Crystal Shawanda grew up on the Wikwemikong reserve on an island in Ontario, Canada, Her parents raised her on Country music and taught her to sing and play guitar, but...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 9:45 pm
9:45 pm
Texas born Caron “Sugaray” Rayford began his musical career at the age of 7 singing & playing drums in church. His gospel influence can be heard and felt in his...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
On his third full-length album, singer/songwriter Conor Gains proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. Gains Debut for Vega Records, marks the follow-up...
Opera House
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm
12:00 pm
Orangeville Show Chorus, chartered in 1981 as Orangeviile Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, has been entertaining in the Orangeville community and beyond since that time. The chorus has won many...
TD Local Stars Tent
12:00 pm
From the mid to late 1960s, Wayne performed with a number of local bands at high school dances, parties, etc. It wasn’t until early 1970 when Wayne became one of...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 1:05 pm
1:05 pm
 
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Mixing equal parts musical scholar and tattooed rock n’ roll rebel, Toronto-based guitarist Dan McKinnon is not your average blues rocker. While the foundation of his music is rooted in...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Six albums deep and Juno Award winner Kellylee Evans is still shaking it up on Come On, her latest Decca album.The stylistic connoisseur has tackled everything from jazz to R&B...
Opera House
Jun 3 @ 2:10 pm
2:10 pm
The Jay Kipps Band are on the brink of great things. ​ A powerful, groovy rhythm section, unique, tasteful guitar tones, passionate lead harmonica and vocals combine to create a...
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Alex Cuba is a Latin Grammy/Juno winner, singer-songwriter who is not tied to tradition; Alex has a vast musical vision. His sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and powerful guitar riffs, relinquish...
Royal LePage - Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 3:10 pm
3:10 pm
Countermeasure is the new sound in vocal music, known for their sophisticated arrangements, seamless harmonies, lively performances and infectious energy. Their dramatically choreographed show, where every song tells a story,...
Opera House
Jun 3 @ 4:20 pm
4:20 pm
 
TD Local Stars Tent
Jun 3 @ 4:45 pm
4:45 pm
The Paul DesLauriers Band is made up of guitarist and singer Paul DesLauriers and the rhythm section of Greg Morency on bass and Sam Harrisson on drums. Having worked together...
Royal LePage - Main Stage