The Crazy Diamonds
The Crazy Diamonds are a nine-piece tribute to Pink Floyd. The band delivers a passionate and energetic recreation of some of the best-loved rock music of all time. Driven by a love for the timeless sounds of Dark Side, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, Meddle, and many more, the Diamonds cover a selection of classic songs and full albums while preserving the groovy improvisations that made Floyd’s live concerts legendary. Complete with psychedelic lighting and video, this immersive Floyd experience is a must-see show!
One of Kitchener’s longest-running rock institutions, Happy Pappy is a three-piece rock ‘n’ roll force to be reckoned with. From hard and soft 70s classics to 90s and contemporary tunes you thought you’d never see performed, Happy Pappy brings an infectious energy and faithful sound to everything from AC/DC to Big Wreck to Stevie Wonder to Van Morrison. Treat yourself to this show every single Thursday night at the Duke of Wellington in Waterloo. With Darius McKinley, bass and vocals, and Ryan Brohman, drums and vocals.
The Guilty Pleasure Band
The Guilty Pleasure Band is a power trio like no other. With impeccable three part harmonies and amazing arrangements of all your smoothest FM favourites, prepare yourself for a feast of some of the deepest cuts of the 1970s. Plus, they wear frilly shirts. With Nick Barkley, keys and vocals, and Ryan Brohman, drums and vocals.
Kitchener’s premier party, dance, and wedding band, Uptown Girls plays a killer mix of vintage classics guaranteed to get you moving. With three lead singers, the band covers every style in the book. Funk, disco, rock, soul, and Motown- if it grooves you, we do it. With Danica Guenette, vocals, Jack Pender, guitar and vocals. Talk to Jesse about booking the band at email@example.com or in the Contact section!
The LoFi Mind
The LoFi Mind is a big original band that features a rotating cast of some of the KW area’s best talent. Come hear their wall-of-sound harmony vocals and psychedelic backing band in person the last Wednesday of every month at Rhapsody Barrel Bar.
First Wednesday of Every Month – The Blue Moon!
The first Wednesday of every Month, catch Jesse at The Blue Moon in Petersburg! Just outside of Kitchener at 1677 Snyder’s Rd E, experience traditional Waterloo County Fare and the region’s best wings while listening to a combination of country and classic rock! 6pm-10pm, no cover!
Last Wednesday of Every Month – Rhapsody Barrel Bar!
The last Wednesday of every month, you can see Jesse performing with the LoFi mind at Kitchener’s newest live music venue, Rhapsody Barrel Bar! Located at 179 King St W in the heart of Downtown Kitchener, come and experience a brilliant mix of rock, soul, and R&B! 7:30-10:30pm.
Every Thursday – The Duke of Wellington!
Every Thursday, catch Happy Pappy performing in the place they’ve called home for the past 6 years, The Duke of Wellington! Located at 33 Erb St W in Uptown Waterloo, enjoy the band where they are most comfortable in a relaxed, no cover setting! 10:00pm-1:30am.
Every Friday – TWH Social Club!
Starting September 16th, you can cap off your week with a couple drinks and some easy listening music every Friday as Jesse jams solo at TWH Social! Located at 1 King St W in the basement of the historic Walper Terrace Hotel, it’s the perfect place to wind down after a long work week. 4-8pm, no cover!