CORNWALL, Ontario – Lamoureux Park will host a pre-Canada Day bash at Cornwall Rocks! This two-day event will feature a mix of local artists, emerging performers and tribute acts dedicated to some of rock music’s biggest names.
Gates open at 1 pm each day and attendees can expect a full slate of music to go along with food vendors and a beer tent (operated by the Optimist Club of Cornwall).
A weekend pass is only $10 (plus applicable fees online) while a Sunday pass can be purchased at the gate for only $5. Passes can be purchased in advance at the Civic Complex Box Office or Benson Centre or online at Ticket Pro. Passes can also be purchased at the event gate. Admission is free for children 12 & under.
Saturday’s lineup includes:
9:30 PM The Blushing Brides
The world’s longest and most successful tribute to the music of the Rolling Stones, having played over 4,000 shows since 1979.
8 PM Heroes of the Highland
A high-energy Celtic rock band based in Cornwall.
6:30 PM Slightly Seattle
An Ottawa-based tribute band covering the ’90s grunge rock bands we all know and love.
5 PM Andrew Cassara
An Ottawa-based singer songwriter with a musical sound in the vein of Maroon 5 and Justin Timerblake.
3:15 PM Gravel Hill
A country rock band originating from Cornwall.
2 PM Ugly Funkling
An experimental groove band with Cornwall and Ottawa roots.
Sunday’s lineup includes:
6:30 PM Capital Beatles
One of Canada’s greatest tribute acts to the one and only Beatles.
4:30 PM Owen Barney
A Toronto-based country artist who is rising up the charts and garnering a loyal following.
3 PM Grace Willison
A young singer-songwriter from Long Sault who records and performs original and popular pop, rock and country music.
2 PM Mr. C and the Hometown Horns
When attending a gig with these guys, prepare to wear your dancing shoes! Blues, swing and Rock & Roll will be on the setlist!