Opening Act: RAINWATER WHISKEY
Rainwater Whiskey is a hard hitting country band from the Ottawa Valley. The boys have been stomping all over local bars in the Ottawa and Valley area for the past 4 years putting a little whiskey on all your favourite old and modern country tunes. Now the guys are setting their sights on releasing their own original music this summer and bringing their high energy show to some of the biggest stages in area. Some highlights for Rainwater Whiskey have been opening for Bill Durst, Brea Lawrenson, Jordan McIntosh, Rory Gardiner and the Roadhammers this past year. So grab a glass, put some whiskey in it and get ready to “Redneck Represent” with Rainwater Whiskey!
Second Act: RORY GARDINER
Country artist Rory Gardiner has seen the success of his compositions published and performed by other artists, as well as songs licensed and synched in TV advertisements airing daily throughout North America. You’re heard his music on Television starring actors like Kevin Nealon, or pro athletes like Chris Bosh & Arnold Palmer. His original tunes have been recorded by other artists, or used for podcasts and mobile apps. Rory has appeared on multiple CMT(Country Music Television) nationally broadcasted reality shows in Canada, and shared the stage with a number of great country acts like Keith Urban. With four full length country albums recorded out of Nashville, Rory keeps a busy touring schedule in Canada, USA, and Australia. Rory’s latest album took home an “Ontario Folk Music Award”, and “International Song writing Competition” award, and states “I can’t wait to see where this road takes us next!”
Main Act: KIRA ISABELLA