The Sunday afternoon show is an “All Ages” show. The is NO domes cover charge for this event. So bring your lawn chair and enjoy an afternoon of great music!
*Note: Times are approximate
1:00 – The Richmond Ramblers
The “Richmond Ramblers” are a 7-piece multi-instrument/multi-vocalist band from the Ottawa Valley.What began as a bluegrass band from Richmond, ON some twenty years ago with older members moving on and newer members joining has evolved into playing Classic Rock, New and Prime Country and a little Bluegrass.The multi member band gives full sound with the goal of keeping the dance floor full and hopefully providing something for everyone.You can see and hear the “Richmond Ramblers” at various venues, fairs and festivals around the Valley.
2:45 – Hadrians Wall
Anyone lucky enough to visit the historic Hadrian’s Wall bordering Scotland and England is at once filled with awe and excitement by its striking strength and breadth. Those lucky enough to see the Canadian Celtic-rock band of the same namesake enjoy a similar sensory experience.
Hailing from Glengarry County in Ontario, Canada, the seasoned members that make Hadrian’s Wall deliver an impressive blend of Irish, Scottish and Canadiana music fused with elements of Jazz and Rock. Hadrian’s Wall has recorded and toured eight albums since 1995 as well performed at some of the biggest Celtic and World Festivals in North America, The Caribbean, and Europe. All of the band’s members enjoy a variety professional music pedigree that together makes Hadrian’s Wall a formidable, professional and entertaining ensemble for all music audiences.
4:00 – 5:30 – Wayne Rostad
Wayne Rostad began his career in music as a DJ at radio stations in Smiths Falls, Ottawa, and Kingston, Ontario as well as in Grand Falls, Newfoundland.
In the mid-1970’s he was band leader in The Honey West Show, a popular country act touring mostly in Ontario.
Launched his solo recording career in late 1970’s forming his own record label, Stag Creek Records. Released a series of nationally charted singles and three albums on Stag Creek Records. Was named Most Promising New Artist in 1979 RPM Big Country Awards.
His story-telling talents led to hosting of the popular TV series “On The Road Again”, which aired nationally in Canada for 15 seasons. Authored the book”Wayne Rostad: On The Road Again” in 1996, a collection of stories emanating from the TV series.
Founded the “Wayne Rostad Gatineau Clog”, a major outdoor summer festival event held at various locations in Western Quebec, which attracted thousands of fans and featured top acts from Nashville as well as Canada’s top attractions. Opened his own country club “Rostad’s” in downtown Ottawa, with the room playing host to top stars of the day.
Always lending his talents and name to various fund-raising activities, including the special radio show and recording project “Christmas In The Valley”, all of which have helped raised huge sums for various charity organizations. Was the inaugural recipient of the CCMA’s Humanitarian Award in 1989.
Inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2002, and the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2010.