I only managed to see 38 Shows this past year due to budget and time constraints, but the ones I did see were fantastic. Acts included 24th Street Wailers (twice), ABBA Tribute, AC/DC, Amy Helm and the Handsome Gentlemen, Angel Forrest, Autumns Cannon, Barstool Prophets, Bruce Katz (twice), Current Swell, Jack de Keyzer, Joe Gasper Band, JW Jones, Georgette Fry, Molly Johnson, Monkeyjunk (twice), Philip Sayce (twice), Rick Vito, River City Junction, Rocket Rached and Fat City 8, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Silver Creek, Steve Hill, The Cardboard Crowns, The Cat Empire, The Kinsey Report, The Sheepdogs, The Tubes, Tony D, UB40, Van Morrison, Vintage Trouble, Willie Nile, and Toronto Blues Society Women’s Blues Revue
Notable acts included:
Living Legends: Van Morrison, Willie Nile
Blues Favorites Monkeyjunk, Angel Forrest, Jack de Keyzer, Philip Sayce, Ronnie Baker Brooks, 24th Street Wailers
Classic Rock UB40, Van Morrison, AC/DC, The Tubes, Barstool Prophets
Jazz Favorites: Molly Johnson
Local Favorites: Autumns Cannon, Rocket Rached and Fat City 8, JW Jones, River City Junction.
– Other notables: Vintage Trouble, Amy Helm and the Handsome Gentlemen, The Cat Empire, Sheepdogs, Bruce Katz.
I’m hoping to continue the trend in the new year and already have tickets for Mudmen, Steve Hill with Paul Reddick, Matt Anderson, Colin James and Michael Kaeshammer and early indications are that Kemptville Live Music Festival is going to have another stellar lineup in 2016.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!