Thu June 01
OAKRIDGE AVE. - (Kingston, ON):
Set time: 10:10pm - 11:00pm
Kingston’s Oakridge Ave. are quickly making a name for themselves as one of the region’s hottest emerging bands. Featuring a lineup of four dynamic musicians— Harrison Stewart-Juby, Thomas Draper, Joe Kenny, and Sean Patterson— the group often draws inspiration from their hometown, with the Limestone City providing a major influence on the band's identity. Formed in 2017, Oakridge Ave. has found considerable success playing some of Kingston’s legendary venues, including The Grad Club, The Ale House, and The Mansion. Entertaining crowds with slick musicianship and a strong stage presence, the band regularly delivers a live show reminiscent of artists who have been touring for decades.
TEXAS KING - (Toronto, ON):
Set time: 9:10pm - 9:50pm
The soundtrack to your favorite memories, Texas King have put 250,000 miles into their van over the past decade touring all over North America - and there’s thousands more miles to go. Best known for their high energy live show, Texas King shine with the strength and resilience of a band that will play anywhere, at any time, and for anyone who wants to listen.
THE CODAS - (Kingston, ON):
Set time: 8:20pm - 8:50pm
The Codas are a Rock & Soul band hailing from Kingston, ON, which formed originally as a duo featuring Braden Elliott (Vocals/Guitar) and Angus Fay (Drums). The band was founded on a common interest in Psychedelic, Folk Rock, and Blues Rock and has since sprouted into a 5-piece rock outfit which showcases all of these influences. Their debut EP, 'Chasing Sun' - a four song project produced by Rob Baker (of The Tragically Hip) and Nyles Spencer (Bathouse Studio) - offers listeners a glimpse into the beginnings of this exciting new band.
NICE ON - (Kingston, ON):
Set time: 7:30pm - 8:00pm
This band was formed during the summer of 2021 and have since taken their local scene by storm. They have proudly shared the stage opening for legends of funk Raincity, Gnarfunkel, and Apollo Suns and are actively searching to shake up venues around Canada. Smooth, soulful power vocals meet fun punchy percussion, heavy basslines, catchy guitar riffs, soaring sax solos and rich keyboard rhythms. It all leads to a cacophony of high energy original music and electric covers. There really is something for everyone here.