Bracebridge Spring Splurge
April 24, May 29. June 26. July 31
Come to Downtown Bracebridge and treat yourself to something special. The Bracebridge Spring Splurge will happen every Thursday night 6 – 9 pm starting April 24, 2014. There will be theme nights, special presentations and promotions. Stores and Restaurants are getting on board now.
April 24, 2014
The last few years have brought upon many celebrated achievements in Royal Wood’s career. Since being named “Songwriter of the Year”, by iTunes in 2008, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound.
Muskoka Rock Choir presents A Bohemian Rhapsody
Muskoka Rock Choir Presents “A Bohemian Rhapsody”, a Rock and Roll concert featuring hits from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in a choral setting. Featuring local performers Tobin Spring, Sherisse Stevens and Kip Daynard, this event will take place at the Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville. Tickets are $30.
Muskoka Home & Cottage Show
The Muskoka Home & Cottage Show will take place April 25-27, 2014 at the Bracebridge Memorial Arena.
6th Annual Algonquin West ATV Club Spring Poker Run
The 6th Annual Algonquin West ATV Club Spring Poker Run will take place April 26th at the Edgewater Park Lodge in Kearney. Please visit their website for complete event and registration information.
The Gravenhurst Opera House presents Mamma Mia: The Sing Along Version. The show starts at 7pm and tickets are $8 per adult and $4 for students with an ID card.
Bracebridge Spring Flea Market
The Bracebridge Spring Flea Market will take place April 26, 2014 at the Sportsplex. This event runs from 9am-1pm and admission is free! Buy, sell or swap antique furniture, sports equipment, jewellery, crafts, clothing, household items, collectables and much more.
The Muskoka Concert Band
The Muskoka Concert Band will perform at the Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville on April 27, 2014 at 2pm. Under the direction of Neil Barlow, the MCB is back to offer a wide variety of musical treats in a celebration of spring. Now in its 55th year of making music in Muskoka during all seasons, the band is well known for its crowd-pleasing concerts of eclectic music.
5th Annual TraX4 Breast Cancer
The 5th Annual TraX4 Breast Cancer will be held May 2-3, 2013 in support of the Kelly Shiers Foundation. For complete event information, as well as registration information, please visit their website.
Jill Barber Quintet
May 3, 2014
Vancouver-based chanteuse Jill Barber picks up the torch where the golden age of music left off. Possessing the beauty of classic era Billie Holliday, Patsy Cline and Edith Piaf, the Jill Barber Quintet gives a gentle nod to the old standards while making way for a new era of modern love songs.
Johnny Cash & the Queens of Country Tribute Show
The Johnny Cash & the Queens of Country Tribute Show will take place May 3, 2014 at the Gravenhurst Opera House. Show starts at 7:30pm; tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the box office.
Annual Outdoor 3D Archery Tournament
May 4, 2014
H.O.L.D is hosting the 6th Annual Outdoor 3D Archery Tournament at 2845 Hwy 60 in Dwight (rain or shine). Open to archers of all ages. Traditional, Recurve, Compound, Crossbow (field tips only). Entry includes lunch, prize draws, and division awards. Rain or Shine. Registration begins at 9:00am. ($25.00 each) Pre-registration at Erika’s or Dwight Garden Centre.
Hike for Hospice
Parry Sound’s Hike for Hospice will be taking place May 4, 2014 and beginning at Waubuno Beach at 1pm. Please follow the link for registration and fundraising information.
Dib and Dob and the Journey Home
The Gravenhurst Opera House presents a Carousel Players production, Dib and Dob and the Journey Home, Sunday May 4 at 2pm. Dib and Dob is the comic story of two brothers and their adventure to find home. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased from the box office.
Parry Sound Reading Series – Lisa Moore
The Parry Sound Reading Series – Lisa Moore will take place May 7, 2014, 7:30 pm, at the Stockey Centre.
Buddy Wasisname and The Other Fellers
May 8, 2014
Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers is the name of a musical trio comprised of Kevin Blackmore, Wayne Chaulk and Ray Johnson. For 30 years these Newfoundlanders have won audiences over with their blend of wacky humour, colourful characterizations, and sweetly sung homespun ballads. Back by popular demand with a brand new show, these guys have something up their sleeve for anyone of any age.
Muskoka Summit on the Environment: Environment vs. Economy
The Muskoka Summit on the Environment: Environment vs. Economy will take place May 8-9, 2014 at the Rene Caisse Theatre in Bracebridge. For complete event and ticket information, please visit their website.
Cottage Country Comedy Festival
May 9, 2014
Cottage Country Comedy Festival presents their annual Mother’s Day Comedy Gala w/ CBC Laugh Out Loud featuring the very best in Canadian comedy! Headlined by Canadian Comedy Legend Derek Edwards and featuring 5 other great comedians.
Central Almaguin Business Exposition
May 9 - 10, 2014
The Central Almaguin Business Exhibition takes place at the South River-Machar Arena on Friday, May 9th, from 6 – 9 pm, and Saturday, May 10th from 9 – 5 pm.
Canadian icon Dan Hill brings his magic to the Stockey Centre stage May 9, 2014. The show starts at 7pm, and tickets can be purchased at the box office.
Hailed as one of the most exciting, innovative and respected erhu masters today, George Gao is an enthusiast of many musical styles. He has pioneered the development of new music for the erhu, fusing traditional Chinese music with jazz, western, classical, New Age, and other ethnic music from different world cultures.
Walking in My Mother’s Shoes
May 10 - 11, 2014
Muskoka Chautauqua presents the Annual Walking in My Mother’s Shoes, a multi-disciplinary arts celebration of our mothers held at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in Minett every year around Mother’s Day.
Honey Harbour Top 50 Pike Tournament
May 10, 2014
Come to the Annual Honey Harbour Top 50 Pike Tournament. The Port Severn Food Bank, the Georgian Bay Stewardship Council and other local charities will benefit from the single day event. Live release tournament is running out of the Village Marina with 70% angler payback and table prizes.
Raoul and The Big Time with Curtis Salgado
May 10, 2014
Raoul and The Big Time is one of the most highly regarded and awarded young blues acts in Canada, Since forming in the summer of 1998 they have released four records to critical acclaim, have performed on the mainstages of many major festivals across Canada and performed or recorded with the likes of Bettye Lavette, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Downchild Blues Band, Junior Watson, Big Dave Mclean, Rick
Scott Woods in Old Time Jubilee
Edwards Music International presents Scott Woods in Old Time Jubilee, May 10th at 7pm. An authentic live tribute to one of the most popular TV shows in Canadian history, come out and enjoy Canadian Fiddle Champion Scott Woods. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $10 for children. This is a family friendly event.
Happily Never After
The Parry Sound Singers present an original musical comedy fairy tale “Happily Never After”. The colourful cast of characters are mixing up the familiar stories as they get together for some fun and unexpected intrigue.
A Tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show
A Tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show will play in support of Simcoe Muskoka Crime Stoppers at the Rene Caisse Theatre in Bracebridge on May 12. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the box office.
May 16, 2014
Celebration is an important part of any festival as is fundraising. The Festival has managed to do both with their May Marché evening. Held in May at Deerhurst Resort, the Marché has established itself as one of the jewels of Huntsville’s social calendar.
Cindy Cashdollar with Johnny Nicholas & Hell Bent
Cindy Cashdollar is bluesy, rootsy country music. “Equally at home picking a vintage Dobro, an old National resonator guitar, or laying down fat horn voicings on a tripleneck 8-string steel, Cashdollar is a master of bluegrass, gutbucket blues, honky tonk, swampy R&B, and Western Swing.” - Frets Magazine
More Details to follow.
Muskoka Lakes Museum Opening Day
Join us for the Muskoka Lakes Museum Opening Day! Come for the open house (today is also International Museums Day!) and see what’s new for our 50th Anniversary in 2014.
Carling Spring Market
The Carling Spring Market will be taking place on May 17th from 9-12.
Lady Muskoka Cruises Opening Day
Lady Muskoka Cruises Opening Day is May 17. Today’s cruise will run at noon, and tickets can be purchased at their office. Please contact Lady Muskoka for more information or to pre-book your tickets.
Black Fly Sale
The annual Black Fly Sale will be hosted by the Kearney Lions Club on May 17th from 9am-2pm.
Singer-songwriter and guitarist, Kim Mitchell, has achieved gold and multi-platinum sales status over a long and storied career. See him perform live at The Kee to Bala on May 17. Doors open at 9pm and tickets are $29.50; this is a 19+ event.
Bracebridge Gun Show
Come and enjoy a day of collectors and vendors as you can buy, sell and trade at the Bracebridge Gun Show. This event runs from 7:30am-1pm and admission is $6 for adults.
Wildlife Research Weekend in Algonquin Park
Join this exciting workshop and accompany wildlife researchers into the field as they attempt to unravel the mysteries of the plants and animals of Algonquin Park. Experience first-hand the science behind wildlife research as you explore techniques used in both field and remote laboratory settings. Limited to just 12 participants.
Paddlepalooza Kayak Festival
May 23 - 25, 2014
Paddlepalooza Kayak Festival is an event hosted by James and Dympna of Ontario Sea Kayak Centre in Parry Sound. We bring together some of Ontario’s best sea kayak instructors and then sprinkle in some out of province talent. For this years event we have done away with the camping and cooking on stoves by renting Camp Tapawingo.
Alan Doyle (of Great Big Sea) will be performing at the Charles W. Stockey Centre in Parry Sound on May 23. The show starts at 8pm and tickets (which can be purchased online or through their box office) are $49.95.
9th Annual Spin the Lakes Cycle Tour
The 9th Annual Spin the Lakes Cycle Tour will take place May 24. For complete event information, including itinerary, registration information and route maps, please visit the Spin the Lakes website.
Canada’s Supertramp Experience
Canada’s Supertramp Experience…Crisis? What Crisis? is recognized by critics and audiences alike as being the “BEST IN THE WORLD!” We invite you to experience an evening of live music originally performed by the Iconic, British Symphonic Rock Group, Supertramp. This event is happening at the Stockey Centre on May 24; all tickets are $39.
Georgian Bay Walk Run Pole
The Georgian Bay Walk Run Pole event will take place May 25 in Parry Sound. For complete event information, including fundraising efforts and registration, please visit their website.
Royal Southern Brotherhood
Royal Southern Brotherhood is a southern rock band with an arena attitude. See them perform at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on May 25th. Doors open at 7:15pm; tickets are $90.
Spring Girlfriends Getaway with Jully Black and Jarvis Church
May 30 - June 1, 2014
Unleash your inner diva and re-ignite your soulful side at this Muskoka girlfriends’ escape with not one but two nights of incredible R&B featuring the incomparable Jully Black and the Motown sounds of Jarvis Church (from the Philosopher Kings), right at Deerhurst Resort.
An extremely gifted performer, Tim Chaisson has always shone brightest from the stage. A humble and soft-spoken musician, Chaisson began performing publicly during primary school in a family Celtic ensemble before embracing his inner songwriter as a teenager and self-releasing four albums. See him shine at the Stockey Centre on May 30.
Gravenhurst Swap and Play
Gravenhurst Swap & Play is happening at Gravenhurst Public School on Saturday, May 31 , 2014 from 8:30 am – Noon. Admission is Free. Vendor tables are available for $10 per “mom” table and $20 per “business” table. ALL proceeds from table fees and the raffle are donated to the Gravenhurst La Leche League and the Kendall Pearson Fund.
Demystifying Algonquin Park’s Bird Song Workshop
May 31-June 1
Join this Experience Algonquin Workshop to demystify the beautiful chorus of Algonquin Park’s varied birdlife. Spend the first few hours learning birdsong theory with Lev Frid, an international birding tour leader and Algonquin Park Naturalist.
Big Bike for Heart & Stroke
Have fun and help save lives with the Big Bike for Heart & Stroke! The bike will roll through Parry Sound on Monday, June 2nd.
Jimmy Rankin has established himself as one of the most entertaining and respected Canadian artists in the recording industry. His career boasts multi-platinum sales and numerous industry awards for his work as front man for Celtic-Pop heroes, The Rankin Family, and as an iconic Canadian solo singer/ songwriter. See him perform at the Charles W. Stockey Centre; tickets are $35.95.
Muskoka Quilt Show
June 6 - 7, 2014
Hosted by the Pinetreee Quilters of Muskoka on June 6 and 7, 2014 at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds, the Muskoka Quilt Show will present the talents of our local quilt guild members. (153 members in all) Not only will there be full-size bed quilts, but miniature quilts, landscape quilts, wearable quilt items.
Jarvis Church will perform at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on June 6, 2014. Tickets are $82 and can be purchased online.
12th Annual Muskoka Lakes Spring Art Tour
The Muskoka Lakes Spring Art Tour is an annual self-guided tour of artist studios across southern Muskoka. This year, the tour features 17 artists who will be exhibiting their work at seven locations in Bracebridge and the Township of Muskoka Lakes. Please visit their website for a complete list of participating studios and galleries along with a printable map.
Habitat for Humanity Muskoka Golf Classic
The 1st Annual Habitat for Humanity Muskoka Golf Classic will take place Wednesday June 11 at North Granite Ridge Golf Club in Port Sydney. Help us build homes in Muskoka by participating in this fantastic event. Play for $150 per golfer, which includes your green fee, cart, lunch, dinner & HST! For registration information and a complete itinerary please visit their website.
Summer Sidewalk Sale
James Street will be closed from 5-8pm Friday and 9am-5pm Saturday for the Parry Sound Summer Sidewalk Sale.
The Huntsville Half Band On The Run
The Huntsville Half Band On The Run is a half marathon, 10k, 5k, relay and kid’s run taking place in Huntsville on June 14th. Unique to this event is it’s music festival taking place in River Mill Park following the run. For complete event and registration information please visit their website.
Elvis – The Moments
Relive the music of Elvis Presley with International Multi-Award winning Elvis Tribute Artist, Pete Paquette. Supporting Pete will be Toronto’s finest Rudy and the Angels band; “Elvis – The Moments” will take you through the musical career of one of the most celebrated entertainers, from early Rock n’ Roll to the Vegas Years.
13th Annual Parry Sound Dragon Boat Festival
The 13th Annual Parry Sound Dragon Boat Festival will take place June 14th. For complete event and registration information please visit their website.
Muskoka Blues Spring Dinner Cruise
Join us for the Muskoka Blues Spring Dinner Cruise aboard the Wenonah II. Enjoy a double bill with Jordan John & The Blues Angels and The David Rotundo Band. Boarding is at 2:45 sharp and the ship sails from 3-7pm. Tickets are $125. Please contact Peter’s Players for more information.
21st Annual Gravenhurst Car Show
The 21st Annual Gravenhurst Car Show will take place June 14th at Gull Lake Rotary Park. This event offers free registration and will feature over 500 vehicles in attendance. All vehicles are welcome including modified, antique, classic, race/drag, trucks and motorcylces. Admission is $5 for adults. Enjoy our vehicle poker run, kids big wheel race, live entertainment and BBQ lunch and dinner.
Flavours of Muskoka
June 15, 2014
Flavours is a highly anticipated event in Muskoka, with over 400 people attending every year. As the main fundraiser for Kaleidoscope Arts in Education Programs, it is an important event for Muskoka Chautauqua. Taking place at the beginning of the busy summer season, Flavours of Muskoka has been called an “amazing graze, the premier gourmet food and wine event of the Muskoka season”.
Father’s Day Car Show
The Father’s Day Car Show will take place June 15th on Manitoba Street in downtown Bracebridge.
Father’s Day Cruise
Celebrate Dad with us with us this year aboard the Wenonah II for the Father’s Day Cruise. Beer tasting by Muskoka Brewery, great prizes, live entertainment, three course prime rib dinner, and much more! The cruise will sail from 5-9pm; tickets are $75/adult and $45/child.
The Piano Man starring Jim Witter
The Piano Man starring Jim Witter is a multimedia rock musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel, and has received rave review from music critics all across North America. Tickets are $29.95 and can be purchased at the Stockey Centre box office.
Relay for Life Muskoka
Relay for Life Muskoka will take place June 20, 2014 in Bracebridge beginning at the JD Lang Activity Park. For more information please contact the Simcoe-Muskoka Community Office at email@example.com.
Algonquin Logging Museum Opening Day
Come out for the Algonquin Logging Museum Opening Day on June 21! The Algonquin Logging Museum brings the story of logging to life – from the early square timber days to modern forest management practices. A valid Park Permit is required for facility use, and no additional entry fee is charged.
Sounds of the 50s and 60s
Sounds of the 50s and 60s is an evening of entertainment featuring the music of Elvis Presley, Bill Hailey, the Mamas and the Papas and many, many more. Tickets are $25 with the proceeds going to The Brock and Willa Wellness Centre in Port Carling. Join us from 7:30-9:30 at the Port Carling Community Centre.
Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band
June 26, 2014
The Mike Stern/Bill Evans Band featuring Tom Kennedy and Steve Smith is a band of world class players who have performed not only with the who’s who of jazz but also the A to Z of world, rock and pop. These experiences fuse collectively into this new original music which is driven by jazz and communicates across the musical spectrum.
2014 Bobby Orr Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
The 2014 Bobby Orr Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place June 28 in Parry Sound. This year’s inductees are Mac Childerhose, Allan ‘Butch” Rochon, the 1964 Mactier Legion Flyers and the 1959 PSHS Jr. Curling. Please visit the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame website for complete event details.
Canada Day Fireworks Cruise
Salute Canada Day aboard the R.M.S. Segwun with a front row seat of the Walker’s Point Fireworks and a three course dinner on our Canada Day Fireworks Cruise! Come aboard Saturday, June 28th from 8:30pm-12:00am. Adult tickets are $94.95.
The Kearney Lions Club will be hosting their annual Lobsterfest on Saturday, June 28.
Sundridge Canada Day Celebrations
Join in the fun of the Sundridge Canada Day Celebrations at the Village of Sundridge Lions Park on June 28.
Bala Craft & Gift Fair
Welcome to the 34th Annual Bala Craft & Gift Fair. This year the show is being held on June 28-29 and October 4-5, 2014 (Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm) at the Bala Community Centre.
31st Annual Muskoka Summer Antique & Nostalgia Show
The 31st Annual Muskoka Summer Antique & Nostalgia Show will be June 28-29, 2014 in Bala. There will be wide-range of antiques and nostalgia from many different vendors all in the Bala Sports Arena over the course of two days. Admission is $5 (includes re-entry).
9th Annual Cruiz-In for Veterans
Join us for the 9th Annual Cruiz-In for Veterans classic car and bike show & shine. This event features class trophies, prize draws, a 50/50 draw, dash plaques, DJ, beer tent, driver giveaways, and an all day BBQ! To register call Greig Foord at 705-762-6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canada Day Strawberry Social & Steam-Up
Come to Muskoka Heritage Place for the Canada Day Strawberry Social & Steam-Up, July 1st in Huntsville. Costumed narrators, historical demonstrations, strolling minstrels and the Portage Flyer gets all “steamed up” for the season with runs at: 12:00 / 1:00 / 2:00 & 3:00 pm. For complete event information please visit the MHP website.
3rd Annual Butter Tart Festival
The 3rd Annual Butter Tart Festival will take place July 4 at the Muskoka Lakes Museum in Port Carling. This event is presented by Muskoka Life Magazine. Pay just $5 to try two butter tarts from the bakers of your choice. All proceeds go towards the museum and other local charities.
Creative Changes Art Show & Sale
The Creative Changes Art Show & Sale will take place July 4-6 in Kearney. This event will begin with a wine and cheese reception on Friday, followed by the show and sale Saturday & Sunday. Please visit their website for complete event information.
The Kee 5K
July 5, 2014
The KEE to Bala 5K brings together a legendary venue, cottage culture and some of the sweetest race swag around at the inaugural KEE 5K! Join us on Saturday, July 5th for this out-and-back through the heart of Bala in the Township of Muskoka Lakes.
Antique & Classic Boat Show
The Antique & Classic Boat Show will take place in Gravenhurst at the Muskoka Wharf on July 5. Admission is $15 per person and children under 12 are free! The event will run from 9am-4pm. Please visit their website for a complete list of events and activities.
Rock Bass Family Fishing Day
Rock Bass Family Fishing Day will take place at Algonquin Provincial Park on July 5, 2014 from 9-2:30. Bring your children, watercraft (all regulated equipment required), and fishing rods for a fun-filled day at Whitefish Lake. Learn fishing, cleaning, and cooking techniques for this easy-to-catch Algonquin delicacy.
Mark your calendars and come to Huntsville’s beautiful downtown waterfront Saturday, July 5 for a great day of family fun as The Rotary Club of Huntsville is presents their annual Rotary Dockfest. Please visit their website for complete event details.
Discover Trout Fishing
Discover Trout Fishing in Algonquin Provincial Park on July 5. This event will take place from 3-8:30pm at the East Beach Picnic Pavilion. Please follow the link for complete event and registration information.
Whitestone Family Fitness Festival
The Whitestone Family Fitness Festival will take place July 5. This festival will feature four fitness events. To register or for more information please follow the link.
Happy Backcountry Camping with Kevin Callan
The Happy Backcountry Camping with Kevin Callan event will take place July 6. Join Kevin, expert paddler and well-known author, to learn how to prepare for your next backcountry paddling adventure in Algonquin Park and beyond.
Legends of Rock & Roll and Country Music Tribute Show
This incredible show features The Legends of Rock & Roll and Country Music and recreates the talents of over 15 musical superstars from Dolly Parton to Michael Jackson, Celine Dion to Sonny and Cher and Willie Nelson to Lady Gaga, we’ve got them all in one fantastic show!! There are over 80 costume changes and a spectacular sound and light show.
Parry Sound Ribfest
This year mark’s the third annual Parry Sound Ribfest! Enjoy delicious offerings from three world class ribbers, along with other food vendors and live entertainment. This event is not to be missed. For complete event information, please visit their website.
Great Lake Swimmers
July 12, 2014
Toronto indie-folk/rock darlings Great Lake Swimmers return with New Wild Everywhere (April 3, 2012), their fifth studio album and follow up to 2009s Juno and Polaris-nominated album Lost Channels. Lead single “Easy Come Easy Go,” the most upbeat and up-tempo song in the band’s history. Performing at Peters Players in Gravenhurst on July 12, 2014.
July 31, 2014
Tall Tall Shadow, the third album by Toronto singer-songwriter Basia Bulat, is the bravest album she has made. Raw and spectral, heartbroken yet jubilant, these ten songs tell the story of a very hard year in the artist’s life and all the love that helped her through it.
Big Sugar Acoustic
August 7, 2014
Big Sugar’s back on Canadian soil after an amazing trip to Germany to play the Rockpalast Crossroads Festival at Harmonie-Bonn this past Saturday. Rockpalast was on hand to film the set and the episode will be airing late May/early June. We’ll keep you posted on that. Germany, you rocked us hard. Thanks for the beer, Beethoven and the good times.
August 8, 2014
Matt Schofield was rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time by Guitar & Bass Magazine alongside such icons as Eric Clapton and Peter Green.
August 9, 2014
Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel.
Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Weekend
August 16-17 , 2014
The Artists of the Limberlost open studio weekend takes place August 16 & 17, 2014. The Artists of the Limberlost is a collective of artists and craftspeople with studios along the scenic Limberlost Road, north of Hwy. 60 in Muskoka. With guest artists at each location, you’ll meet and see the work of about 20 diverse and talented artists along a compact, 20 km route.
Quinn Sullivan – Buddy Guy Protege
August 22, 2014
Quinn Sullivan a 14 year old guitar prodigy discovered by Buddy Guy is performing at Peter’s Players on August 22, 2014 in Gravenhurst, Ontario. He will be performing tracks from his latest release Getting There due to be released in June. Quinn has appeared on national television shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live, Oprah and Ellen. For more, go to quinnsullivanmusic.
August 23, 2014
This is a debut album of such astonishing assurance that you are tempted to wonder if Lincoln Durham from Austin, Texas is nothing more than a good mimic of the blues-roots style. But what separates the wheat from the chaff in this genre is authenticity and this young man has it in spades. His rasping growl perfectly evokes a parched and lonesome drifter facing another dusty highway.
September 13, 2014
Coco Montoya is a self taught guitar slinger who plays with an emotional intensity few string benders possess. Playing left-handed and upside down like Albert King, Montoya learned his guitar techniques from his years with Collins. “I never had a lesson in my life. He performs this September 13th at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst.
October 10, 2014
“Guy Davis is a throw back; A throw back to an era where the musician was both storyteller and entertainer. Davis ’ style is well rooted in early blues tradition, most notably Delta blues, but he can also pull off Piedmont or any other style that is called for at any given time.”–Doc Bluez Blues Lounge. Guy brings his distinct sound to Peter’s Players this October 10, 2014.