2017 Artist Schedule

Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm
Charlie Cooley Trio
Charlie Cooley – Drums Charlie Cooley is one of Canada’s most in-demand drummers. He has performed and/or recorded with such artists as: Leonard Cohen, The Guess Who, Randy Brecker, Kellylee...
The Ben Racine Band @ Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites
Jun 1 @ 8:30 pm
The Ben Racine Band @ Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites
Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Inspired by artists such as Junior Walker, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder and Clarence...
Larry Kurtz & Manitoba Hal @ TD Bank - Orangeville Mall
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm
Larry Kurtz & Manitoba Hal @ TD Bank - Orangeville Mall
Manitoba Hal Manitoba Hal is a consummate blues man, having toured Canada extensively with a ukulele. Picturing him in his 100 year old cottage in Nova Scotia, one can’t help...
Danny Marks @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Danny Marks @ Blues Cruise
This iconic rocker’s roots go back to the sixties as a founding member of Capitol Records’ group, Edward Bear. After a span as a journey man session musician throughout the...
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Elliott & The Audio Kings @ Blues Cruise
Elliott and the Audio Kings, from Waterloo Ontario, are a new voice in the Blues coming at you with an old school approach. Standing on the bedrock of the blues...
Jay Kipps Band @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Jay Kipps Band @ Blues Cruise
Roots Americana, Funky Country, Blues, Rock, Bluegrass, Surf, Spaghetti Western Band. Twitter
Jerome Tucker Band @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Jerome Tucker Band @ Blues Cruise
Jerome Tucker Is a Funky, Soulful, Blues Bass player, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, who has brought his music from his childhood in Philadelphia to his earlier years in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi...
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Orangeville Community Band @ Blues Cruise
The Orangeville Community Band is a non-profit concert band with a community focus. It exists to provide musical enjoyment and skill development to the membership and quality performances for Orangeville...
Paul James @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Paul James @ Blues Cruise
Paul James is one of the most exciting and energetic Toronto-based Canadian musicians – past, present and future. He is winner of a Juno Award, multiple Toronto Music Awards,‘The Maple...
Rootbone @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Rootbone @ Blues Cruise
RootBone is a recently formed group of stellar musicians that collectively share numerous Juno and Maple Blues Awards. RootBone is the creation of songwriting team Darran Poole (guitar and lead...
Sons Of Rhythm @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Sons Of Rhythm @ Blues Cruise
Take an energetic blues sound, mix it with a fun modern edge, throw in four charismatic personalities, and you’ll have the powerhouse band that is Sons of Rhythm. The group,...
The Distillery @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
The Distillery @ Blues Cruise
The Distillery burst onto the scene with their debut release “What You Told Me”, winner of the 2012 Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Blues. The band was chosen as...
Zuffalo @ Blues Cruise
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Zuffalo @ Blues Cruise
As you open the door, the energetic wave of psychedelic funkiness hits you like a rainbow going infinity miles an hour. What happens next is an uncontrollable urge to: dance....
Larry Kurtz & The Lawbreakers @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
Larry Kurtz & The Lawbreakers @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Larry Kurtz is a soulful, bluesy, singer, songwriter and harmonica player. He started out singing in church as a young boy, and began playing harmonica at the age of 15,...
Dawn Tyler Watson @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 2 @ 9:30 pm
Dawn Tyler Watson @ Royal LePage Main Stage
“Her fabulous voice and incandescent stage presence make her the Queen of the Blues in Montreal.” Le Journal de Montreal In the past two decades, Singer/Actor/Songwriter Dawn Tyler Watson has...
Lee Oskar & David Rotundo Harp Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm
Lee Oskar & David Rotundo Harp Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Lee Oskar Lee Oskar is a globally renowned harmonica player, composer, producer, and harmonica manufacturer, well-known for his iconic role as a founding member and lead harmonica player for the...
ODSS Jazz Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm
ODSS Jazz Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
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...
Stan Chang and Erick Bruck @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm
Stan Chang and Erick Bruck @ Orangeville Opera House
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...
Soul Collective @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 12:15 pm
Soul Collective @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Soul Collective is a feel-good, danceable, uptown band bringing the best of Soul, Rock, Funk and R’n’B to you. From the Classics to the Current – Soul Collective nails the...
Big Black Dog @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Big Black Dog @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Big Black Dog is a local area band that barks out a broad range of blues standards and blues-inspired folk, country and rock. Their unique arrangements will have you digging...
Humber College Jazz @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Humber College Jazz @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
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).
Johnny Cox @ Blues & Bikes
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Johnny Cox @ Blues & Bikes
Born in Toronto in 1970, Johnny’s parents moved the family to Motherwell, Scotland when Johnny was a child, only to return back to Canada in 1986 when Johnny was sixteen....
Kevy & The Pacemaker @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Kevy & The Pacemaker @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Relive the unique sounds of the British and American 60’s/70’s pop and rock. Tunes from The Beatles, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Mamas and the Papas,...
Liz Charles Band @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Liz Charles Band @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
This Orangeville band has all been friends for many years, some members first playing together almost 20 years ago. Together they bring their collective years of experience in music and...
Robert F. Hall Jazz Band @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
Robert F. Hall Jazz Band @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
The Robert F Hall Jazz Band made up of a dynamic collection of top notch musicians has been swinging for the last 10 years. Under the musical leadership of Mr....
The Discarded @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm
The Discarded @ Pop Up Bands On Broadway
Making music, any kind of music but especially loud punky garage music, feels good. Jared Dean – 17 years old- bass player and brother Caden Jax -14 years old- drummer...
Flashback @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 1:15 pm
Flashback @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Miss Jaye Baxter, Dano Murray and Jim Nielsen create the ultimate musical Flashback.
Carol McCartney @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 3 @ 1:20 pm
Carol McCartney @ Orangeville Opera House
Vibrant and dynamic jazz vocalist Carol McCartney was born and raised in North Toronto – in fact, in the Fall of 2013, the City of Toronto named a street after...
Vince Maccarone Rhythm Section Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm
Vince Maccarone Rhythm Section Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Vince Maccarone is a sought after performer and studio musician on both drum set and hand percussion. He is also a band leader, writer and conducts master classes and workshops....
Harp Attack Featuring Lee Oskar, Michael Pickett, David Rotundo & Larry Kurtz @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Harp Attack Artists LEE OSKAR Lee Oskar is a globally renowned harmonica player, composer, producer, and harmonica manufacturer, well-known for his iconic role as a founding member and lead harmonica...
Old School @ Lord Dufferin Centre
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm
Old School @ Lord Dufferin Centre
Old School is the perfect name for this acoustic duo from Orangeville, On.. Gerry Holden and Allain Brisson will be playing the greatest tunes from the 60’s-NOW!! Keep checking in...
Orangeville Music Theatre @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 2:30 pm
Orangeville Music Theatre @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
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Sean Pinchin @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 3 @ 2:40 pm
Sean Pinchin @ Orangeville Opera House
Monkey Brain is a guitar tour de force, a gritty mash-up of the history of roots guitar music torn down and built back up again. The title track is a...
Manitoba Hal Blues Ukulele Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm
Manitoba Hal Blues Ukulele Workshop @ Orangeville Public Library
Manitoba Hal is a consummate blues man, having toured Canada extensively with a ukulele. Picturing him in his 100 year old cottage in Nova Scotia, one can’t help wonder how...
Spencer MacKenzie @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 3:30 pm
Spencer MacKenzie @ Royal LePage Main Stage
17 year old ‘New Artist of the Year’ Maple Blues Award winner, Spencer MacKenzie, has an insightful musical expression emerging from his body, and the only explanation is an old...
Southern Fryde Inc. @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm
Southern Fryde Inc. @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
SOUTHERN FRYDE INC is a group of song writers and musicians from Ontario Canada. They are passionate about writing and performing original music that everyone can relate to. Their style...
Vince Maccarone’s Los Variants @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 3 @ 4:00 pm
Vince Maccarone’s Los Variants @ Orangeville Opera House
Vince Maccarone is a performer, producer, composer and educator with over 25 years of playing, teaching and writing experience. Originally from the mining town of Sudbury, Ontario, he has been...
Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm
Dods & McNair Memorial March  With Turbo Street Funk @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Please join us in Celebrating the lives of Dedicated Blues & Jazz Volunteers who have passed away. The traditional New Orleans funeral march is a celebration of life. Our March...
Itchy & Scratchy Show @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm
Itchy & Scratchy Show @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
The core members of the band Wayne, Greg and Gio are have more then 20 years experience as lead vocalists, harmony vocalists and muti-instrumentalists. Website
Braithwaite & Whiteley @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 6:25 pm
Braithwaite & Whiteley @ Royal LePage Main Stage
As the venerable jazz and blues bible DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE said about Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley: “It’s a rare and good thing when two talented performers join forces”. Audiences, critics,...
Andi @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm
Andi @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Andi is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and recording artist based in Toronto who plays with an energetic and dynamic 9-piece band. Her musical style draws from many different genres; often...
Paul Reddick @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 7:50 pm
Paul Reddick @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Melding poetry, mystery, darkness and light, along with an extensive knowledge of the history and traditions of blues music is what makes Paul Reddick on of the most popular figures...
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 3 @ 9:30 pm
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials @ Royal LePage Main Stage
”Electrifying, raucous, pure Chicago blues….Lil’ Ed is a guitarist extraordinaire….slashing slide and flamboyant stage persona.” – Chicago Tribune “Rough and ready blues played with unmitigated intensity…Swirling, snarling, riveting slide….The Blues...
Chris Antonik @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm
Chris Antonik @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Toronto-based Chris Antonik was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011 at the Maple Blues Awards after the release of his debut album, and has since become one of Canada’s...
Orangeville Show Chorus @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm
Orangeville Show Chorus @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Orangeville Show Chorus (formerly Orangeville Chorus) is taking a fresh new approach to community participation with a new name and a new outlook. The chorus has been part of Sweet...
Manitoba Hal @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 4 @ 12:15 pm
Manitoba Hal @ Orangeville Opera House
Manitoba Hal is a consummate blues man, having toured Canada extensively with a ukulele. Picturing him in his 100 year old cottage in Nova Scotia, one can’t help wonder how...
Traveling Wannabes @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 4 @ 1:05 pm
Traveling Wannabes @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
The band name was inspired many years ago by the supergroup The Traveling Wilburys. The Traveling Wannabes have played at the Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival and The Optimist Club...
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm
Gabriel Palatchi Trio
Gabriel Palatchi is a triple-threat global musician. First, the 34-year old Argentine-born pianist is a world class artist whose latest recording, Trivolution, was selected as a Gold Medal Winner in...
Michael Pickett @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 4 @ 1:40 pm
Michael Pickett @ Orangeville Opera House
In the 70s, 80s, and 90s Michael Pickett established himself as a musically ground-breaking, electrifying singer/songwriter/harmonica player, [Whiskey Howl, Wooden Teeth, Michael Pickett Band], surrounding himself with some of the...
The Firecats! @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 4 @ 2:10 pm
The Firecats! @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Joined by a collective love Rockabilly music, three members of The Campfire Poets have joined forces with Greg Kowalczyk (Blind Cats, MIP Power Trio) to form THE FIRECATS! Playing classic...
Coco Love Alcorn @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm
Coco Love Alcorn @ Royal LePage Main Stage
Coco Love Alcorn has always followed her spirit, but never so literally as with her latest album, Wonderland. The songs spring from her personal journey, but true to her nature,...
Guy Davis @ Orangeville Opera House
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm
Guy Davis @ Orangeville Opera House
When Guy Davis plays the blues, he doesn’t want you to notice how much art is involved. “It takes work making a song that’s simple, and playful, and easy to...
Jazz Society Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 4 @ 3:15 pm
Jazz Society Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
The Orangeville Jazz Society is proof that large community music events like the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival promote and foster the development of music at the local level. The...
Heather Katz Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Jun 4 @ 4:20 pm
Heather Katz Band @ TD/Canada Trust Tent
Heather began her career playing music in the famous Canadian coffee houses of the 70’s such as the The Riverboat, Bohemian Embassy, and Eggerton’s in Toronto and The Yellow door...
Jun 4 @ 4:30 pm
The Last Waltz – A musical celebration of THE BAND - Live @ Royal LePage Main Stage
An all-star Canadian cast of award-winning blues and roots musicians, under the direction of Juno award winning producer and musical director, Lance Anderson, is booking dates 2016 for the 40th...