Tom Savage is what one might refer to as a triple-threat. One part truth-telling troubadour, one part death-defying guitar slinger, and one part Country Blues howler. Each facet of his formidable on-stage persona carefully crafted over a 20+ year devotion to the composition and performance of song.
4 Friends born and raised in downtown Kingston sharing a passion for Music & Booze. Not always in that order.
Recommended that attendees arrive 20-30 minutes early.
Rueben deGroot has a vast arsenal of themes and ideas for a seemingly endless amount of excellent songs. His phrasing and melodic ideas are as strong and flawless as his clever lyrical choices and although comparisons can be made and influences seen, there is nothing predictable about his music and approach to songwriting.
Fossils & Gospels are all about the art and craft of music making, articulate and inspired drums, riffy rocking leads, groovy smooth rhythm, soulful sing song vocals inspired by the best songwriting bands of the past several decades
The Huaraches are Kingston, Ontario’s finest/only purveyors of instrumental surf punk. They take the spirit of artists like Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet and The Ventures, add reverb, jumpsuits and impunity, then just straight-up put on a show.
Hard Rock Featuring Ian Blurton
Local musicians, venues and volunteers have again enthusiastically stepped up to re-create the HomeGrown Live Music Festival
Sweet Talk Jackie -1am
Formed in 2015, members consist of Cole Lelanc (Vocals & Guitar), Cameron Gravelle (Bass), and Steve Vanden Engel (Drums). "We play music for the love, the high, the feeling of creating something. ...If you want to know what we are all about, just listen to the music. Come out to a live show and let loose!"
Rocket Surgery - 12am
Years ago, Rueben DeGroot investigated a possible zombie apocalypse, but turns out they were just a regular folks helplessly wandering lower Princess St. seeing a 7-piece band resembling Steely Dan with Star Wars undertones. Ever the crowd-pleaser, he assembled a fine band (including bandmates of Joe Chithalen) at The Toucan (Monday's), when they're not touring the Kessel Run.
Apollo - 11pm
Presenting a diverse mix of musical styles raning froom hip hop to alternative rock, since early 2014 they've been recording original songs to build a portfolio. Adam Chartrand, Vidal Ortiz, Kyle Palmer and Lucas Ruddell continue to make a name for themselves around southern Ontario.
Almost Kennedy - 10pm
This alt-rock four piece, based in Ottawa, formed in 2016. They've spent the last year playing shows and festival dates across Ontario. Following their recently released single "Come Find Me", they will be heading back into the stufio in May to finish recording a second EP.
Sweep Trio - 9pm
This Kingston blues and indie-rock outfit focused on tight live chemistry and improvisation. Vocalist/guitarist Sean Patterson, bassist Logan Morris, and drummer Jordan Bulhoes present a diverse background of musical styles and influences. Punchy funk and blues-styled riffs, combined with catchu hooks and thoughtful songwriting, make for an exciting and fresh live experience - never the same way twice.
Superb Blues, Funk, Soul, R & B and Motown.
Enjoy the great sounds of Rueben De Groot and his band Rocket Surgery's ole time rock and roll. No cover charge.
Starting out as a duo in the summer of 2012, the pair has since grown into a 4 piece with the addition of Ken Globe on Upright Bass and Mike Ouellette on Washboard.
Tony Silvestri is a Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist and Piano virtuoso. At the age of 22, he has already made significant progress in the world of music.
The Glasgow Kisses last show!! Come on down to the pub for your last chance to see The Glasgow Kisses before Gav leaves
Apollo was formed by four graduates of the MDM program at St. Lawrence college in Kingston Ontario. They play a wide range of covers from Gorillaz to The Beatles along with many original songs.
Local Kingston band that plays Stop, Slop & Roll
Celebrate Jack's 50th Birthday!
ZOOBOMBS incorporates various influences including blues/psychederic rock,electric jazz improvisation, primitive ethnic music, and the rhythmic complexity of Hip Hop/ Funk into their sound.
LIsten Up Kid create elaborately layered melodies and poetic lyrics, both of which embody the essence alternative rock.