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Friday, June 21, 2013

Hamilton's Festival of Friends Line-Up for 2013

**** Friday August 9th (starting at 5 pm) ****

Meme
Live How You Live (Yoko Ono voted them winners of the John Lennon songwriting contest -- from Hamilton)
Daniel Powter (Juno --Breakthrough Artist of the Year)
Chubby Checker -- (60's legend ... The "Twist" etc)
Taboo from Black Eyed Peas (The Taboo Experience)

**** Saturday August 10th (Starting at 12 Noon) ****


Blacken'd Red (Southern Style Hard Rock ... Hamilton's own)
*** To be announced
Bleeker Ridge (Rock band from Orillia)
Gentlemen Husbands --- Country/Rock from Cobourg

--- > (stage break 4-5 pm)

Five Man Electrical Band (70s legends from Canada -- "Signs", "I'm a Stranger Here", "Absolutely Right")
Rik Emmett (Triumph)
Airbourne (Heavy Metal -- from Australia)
Theory of a Deadman

**** Sunday August 11th (starting at 12 noon)


The Walkervilles (Mo-Town rock)
Jake Miller (Rapper, singer, songwriter from Florida)
Maestro Fresh Wes (Godfather of Canadian Hip-Hop)

--- > (stage break 4-5 pm)

Dragonette (Electro Pop)
David Knopfler (co-founder Dire Straits)
David Clayton Thomas (Blood Sweat & Tears)
Mickey Hart Band (Drummer - Grateful Dead)

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Airbourne a metal act? They're an AC/DC clone band. Looking forward to some of the other acts eg. Dragonette.

Glen T Brown said...

Thanks for that input.
Funny though... I googled the band and found this photo on their website.

http://www.airbournerock.com/sites/airbournerock.wmg-gardens.com/files/styles/photo_detail_large/public/201304/Gen%20Use%20Main%201580.jpg

Here's one of AC/DC:

http://www.peoples.ru/art/music/rock/ac_dc/acdc_2006092004291826jpg

They're not trying to clone the image. But the sound? Will have to see.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for comments from the peanut gallery but airbourne is faster, tighter with a fresh look on AC/DC considering they come from the same town and country it's obvious they wanna be the next beer drinking 30+ yr band.

Anonymous said...

Yeah AC/DC I wish , if only they were playing Hamilton would get to pack an outdoor venue comparable to an authentic Rock concert from the 8o's