CORNWALL, Ontario – From June 29 to June 30 Cornwall Rocks with live music in Lamoureux Park.
The event opened at 1 p.m. both days with a full slate of bands each day taking the stage starting at 2 p.m.
The rocking music kicked off with local band Ugly Funkling on Saturday, June 29. The headliner on Saturday night were the Blushing Brides, a Rolling Stones tribute band that has performed more than 4,000 shows.
On Sunday, the Capital Beatles, one of the greatest tribute acts in Canada to the Beatles will be headlining.
“It’s a chance to start the Canada Day celebrations a bit early and enjoy some great music in out waterfront park at an affordable price,” said Cornwall’s Tourism Coordinator Kevin Lajoie. “We’ve got great tribute acts to the Rolling Stones and The Beatles, local artists and emerging performers. There will be something for everyone – rock, country, pop, Celtic and more. It’s a perfect kick off to the summer holidays!”
Admission is free for children under the age of 12. In addition to the great live music, there was also food vendors and a beer tent operated by the Optimists Club of Cornwall.