Shawn “Deepwater” Dore Trio
Jaw dropping guitar and vocals with grooves that you wish would never end! Shawn "Deepwater" Dore is a solo artist that performs a folk blues / roots mix of covers (Robert Johnson, Booker White, Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, etc.) as well as a great selection of originals from his first album "Watch My Back" with the Shawn Dore Band, and his upcoming album. Also having the ability to involve and connect with the audience, you will surely leave a Deepwater Dore show with a lasting impression. Shawn is now performing as a trio with Kris Tischbein on bass and Emerson Pringle on drums.Visit Artist Website
Victor was born in Plattsburgh New York and since has traveled much of the world producing outdoor television. Music has been a staple in Victor’s life for the past 20 years and recently he has experienced an overflow of original writing “I have a bad habit of putting my foot in my mouth. Music is an opportunity for me to collect my thoughts, put them down on paper, and then deliver them. Without music I think I would be in trouble a lot more frequently.” Playing in and around the Quinte area, Victor has been able to fulfill his passion for performing in his very occasional free time. He now lives in Quinte west with his wife Jodi.
Vince Thornton is a classically trained pianist and self-taught guitarist who currently fronts the Quinte area trio, The Pitiless Fools. On this occasion, he will be performing stripped-down, unplugged classics in an intimate setting by artists ranging from David Bowie and The Police to Tom Petty and The Tragically Hip.Visit Artist Website
Spencer plays piano, clarinet, accordion and sings! He has been a professional musician over 20 years. He has played Bermuda to Bosnia, New Orleans to the North Pole, and has worked with The Cowboy Junkies, Sarah Harmer,Pat Temple,Jill Barber,The Good Lovelies,Willie P. Bennett, Jeff Healey, Dan Aykroyd, Willie P. Bennett, Alex Pangman, Maria Muldaur, among countless others.
Spencer has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CBC Radio’s The Vinyl Café with Stuart McLean, MUCHmusic and CMT.
A resident of Kingston for several years, Spencer keeps busy playing with numerous local bands such as Bloom, Pico de Gallo, Ghetto Xpress,Funkyfrenz, The River Cats (on the Island Queen)and various jazzy combos.
Jeremy Kelly is a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for all things creative and soulful.
As a guitarist Jeremy has toured, composed and recorded with renowned artists and producers including Alex Lifeson (Rush), Ian Thornley (Big Wreck, Thornley), Blueman Group (Toronto and Chicago productions) Edwin (I Mother Earth, solo artist), The Rankin Family, Gavin Brown (producer Billy Talent, Three Days Grace) Greig Nori (Treble Charger, Sum 41) David Martin (producer) Sabrina Whyatt, Dawn Langstroth and his own band KidRichards.
Graduating from Humber College in 1999 with a focus on performance left Jeremy with a very strong musical background in jazz improvisation and harmony.
It is with this education combined with his blues, country and celtic folk musical heritage, that Jeremy is able to play a wide variety of styles and stay true to the soul of the songs.
Andy Forgie is one of Belleville and area'a best loved and accomplished entertainers. Andy has recorded for Capitol Records with the band Photograph and tours internationally with his Beatles Celebration: All You Need Is Love. Enjoy an evening of "Classics & Curiosities" from the 60's, 70's and more...with three chords & a capo! Expect the unexpected.Visit Artist Website
For painters and musicians, the story begins with a blank canvas. The tools of the trade are different, but each are familiar to Kingston, Ontario-based indie-folk artist, Julia Finnegan. As a painter, colours are the words used to convey images, and as a singer-songwriter, she is able to paint images with her words.
Her songs are well-crafted, poignant, and thoughtful, with melodies that are both captivating and memorable. Her sound is unique, and there is a maturity to her lyrics that is well beyond her years. Julia is entering her third year of the Bachelor of Fine Art Program at Queen’s University.
Julia’s has music has been welcomed by audiences from Toronto to Kingston. Her first EP Thoughts Collide received radio play across the region and coast to coast on CBC radio.Visit Artist Website
Craig is a Prince Edward County singer-songwriter who honed is skills in SOCAN songwriting workshops, crediting the legendary Jim Vallance with helping him polish his craft. The Craig Foster Band hit #1 on the college Indie charts in 2011 with the song Left of Center, and continues to be a staple of the regional music scene. The former Zeds front man can also be found fronting his latest band "Breaking Plaid", and grooving the airwaves as a dj on County FM, where is a strong supporter of the local music scene.Visit Artist Website