Friday & Saturday, September 6 & 7 – Peter Voith:
Peter Voith is a full time professional Canadian musician and co-owner/co-founder of Jackson Miles Music (2010-Present), Quarter Life (2004-2008), and The Bourbon Brothers Band (2001-2009) and has earned a living working as a musician by singing lead and backup vocals, playing acoustic guitar, lead and rhythm electric guitar, banjo, recording, and songwriting for the last 11 years. He has performed on many stages around the world from clubs of all sizes, to weddings + corporate events, and a wide variety of festivals. He has charted thousands of live performances and studio sessions thus far.
Friday & Saturday, September 13 & 14 – Chris Gagnon:
Chris Gagnon’s guitar playing has been accompanying musicians in the local music scene for several years. A former jazz student at the highly-regarded Concordia University music program, his versatility and adaptability have allowed him to appear on records for artists such as Bill Quigley and Nashville recording artist Sandi Skye. Chris has been making his mark in the Ottawa music community with freelance session work and has had the opportunity to travel across Eastern Canada on several occasions.
Friday & Saturday, September 20 & 21 – Ben Cooper:
Ben Cooper has been a part of the Ottawa music scene for years leading the way at bringing the local scene to the Canadian public. He has written and published music for BMG and has opened for household Canadian names such as 5440, The Trews, Wide Mouth Mason and Jeff Martin of Tea Party. Ben’s acclaimed song writing has led him to winning the 2005 Canadian Music Week Songwriting Competition and the 2003 Emergenza Music Festival. From iconic venues including Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern, Wakefield’s Blacksheep Inn and Ottawa’a Barrymore Musical Hall, to widely-attended festivals such as the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest, Ben Cooper’s roots as a professional musician have spread both across the region and the airwaves.
Friday & Saturday, September 27 & 28 – LeMeow Duo:
Infused with soul and smothered in sass, leMeow is quickly carving out their place in Ottawa’s growing indie scene and capturing the attention of some of Canada’s most respected music critics. Radio broadcaster Alan Cross described their first single Evening Blues as “sultry coolness.”