July Events 2017
Summer Concert Series @ Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre
The 17th Jackson-Triggs Amphitheatre concert series offers a relaxed way to enjoy wine, while experiencing the talents of Top Canadian Performers. Indulge your sense this summer at one of Niagara’s Wineries.
July 4, 6 and 7 @ 8:00pm – Alan Doyle
Alan Doyle, best known as lead singer for Newfoundland’s beloved Great Big Sea these past 20+ years, released his second solo album, So Let’s Go, in January 2015. Title-track lead single ‘So Let’s Go’, is a rousing rallying to draw the listener under his banner. Doyle and his ace six-piece will be playing songs from Doyle’s solo records along with Great Big Sea favourites, traditional songs that are sure to thrill.
July 8 and 9 @ 8:00 pm – Chantal Kreviazuk
Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk made her critically acclaimed debut, Under These Rocks and Stones in 1997, followed by 5 more studio albums. After Plain Jane, was released in 2009, Kreviazuk became a member of the Order of Canada – along with her husband, Our Lady Peace frontman Raine Maida.
July 14 @ 8:00 pm – Matt Anderson
A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt Andersen has been enthralling audiences with his one-of-a-kind performance in North America, Europe and Australia for years. Andersen has won the 2013 & 2016 European Blues Award for Best Solo/Acoustic Act, the CIMA Road Gold Award as well as 3 Maple Blues Awards for Male Vocalist of the Year.
July 15 @ 8:00 pm – Dan Mangan, with special Guest Hannah Georgas
Dan Mangan is a two-time JUNO award winning & Polaris Music Prize listed musician and songwriter. With Jesse Zubot, he scored the feature film Hector And The Search For Happiness. Mangan has toured extensively in North America, Europe and Australia. He released his fourth LP, Club Meds.
July 21 @ 8:00 pm – Gordon Lightfoot
National treasure Gordon Lightfoot is beloved by music fans around the world. A recipient of 15 JUNO Awards and 5 Grammy Award nominations, he has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the U.S. Songwriters Hall of Fame and made a Companion of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario.
July 22 @ 8:00 pm – Whitehorse
Formed in 2010 by husband and wife solo musicians Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, Whitehorse began as something of a folk duo, but quickly outgrew that box with their inventive instrumentation and resistance to expectation. Their first EP, The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss, demonstrated an abundance of guitar slinging and song-writing expertise.