Allen’s story will sound familiar to many; faced with some serious personal challenges as he entered his teenage years, country music became his lifeline and songwriting the outlet for his pain and frustration. Allen made a promise to himself that he would make country music his career, even though – thanks to his wife – tattooing eventually helped pay the bills. Allen is well on his way to keeping that promise, as his previous album Judgement Day garnered rave reviews from such prestigious outlets as No Depression, Roots Music Canada, and For Folk’s Sake (UK).
The Lennon Daniels Band| 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Toronto based singer-songwriter Lennon Daniels is starting to make moves on the local music scene. Over the last 10 years, Lennon’s focus has purely been on songwriting and developing his craft. With the influences of The Bealtes, The Eagles, Led Zeppilin, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Live, Stereophonics, Oasis, Coldplay, Our Lady Peace, CCR, Johnny Cash, Eric Church and so many others; it’s no surprise that Lennon’s fresh unique sound will undoubtedly capture the hearts of his audience.
Memory Lane |7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
.Memory Lane is an event show band that specializes in providing interactive entertainment and music for a variety of events. As the name suggests, Memory Lane uses a musical library of many rock & roll and old school hits including disco & 80s. Together with a mix of new pop and top 40 tunes, the band ensures that the clients and their guests are actively entertained. Our youthful, fresh energy provides a unique experience and entertainment unmatched against the various other options in the market. Memory Lane prides ourselves in not only being a musical band but one that delivers an unforgettable entertainment experience.
Jess & Tay - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Together, Canadian singer/songwriting duo, Jessie Bower and Taylor Adams, are the voices behind the sweet yet rich harmonies of Jess and Tay. Launching into the Canadian country music scene with their big stage debut as finalists in the Boots and Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase in 2016, they have created quite the buzz. They’ve since been spending their time performing across Ontario, at events and/or venues such as The Havelock Jamboree, The Horseshoe Tavern, SuperCrawl, and many CCMA showcases. When not performing, they continue to divide their time between songwriting and work on their upcoming EP. Although Jessie hails from Hamilton, Taylor from Pickering, Ontario, their shared love and passion for country music brought them together, some 4 years ago. Their connection was instant, so much so that they are often mistaken for sisters. These talented performers are no strangers to hard work and dedication, both having graduated with honours from Humber College’s distinguished vocal music program this past year. This dynamic duo is looking forward with great excitement to this summer, when they’ll be releasing there debut EP, which will reflect the undeniable bond that they share on and off stage. Jess and Tay have only just begun their country music journey.
Symply Skynyrd | 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Symply Skynyrd is an Ontario-based tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd devoted to bringing the classic Skynyrd sound to fans in clubs and festivals in Southern Ontario. Hot off the Molson stage of Port Dover’s famous Friday the 13th event, the band has been tearing up popular venues and well-known festivals from London to Kingston Ontario – and all points in between.
Three Night Stand | 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Chris and Tim have been playing in southern Ontario for 15 years as a duo act. For the past 3 years, Ben and Antony have made their way into the group by adding the missing ingredients for a true rock band, Three Night Stand! The band plays throughout Ontario playing festivals, backyard parties, and other corporate events. Playing anything from Rock and Blues to Country and Folk, these guys know how to please a crowd with a large variety of musical genres. Bringing on a high energy show for the most part but things can get silky smooth when the timing is just right. Hang on to your hats because Three Night Stand always keeps an audience wondering what will happen next.
The Rockin' Mojos | 12:00pm - 3:30pm
The Rockin' Mojos, established in Markham, Ontario are dedicated to performing their own brand of Rockin' Blues with Passion & Feeling! The Rockin' Mojos' music has been described as blues with an edge. Their song list ranges from renditions of BB King to ZZ Top along with catchy originals . They can be hard driving, swinging, jumping, slow and heart breaking. Catch The Rockin’ Mojos at Stouffville Country Ribfest 2019!