SOLD OUT – Trevor MacKenzie Band
The Trevor MacKenzie Band, delivers a 70’s style guitar and organ driven blues rock feast. Building on the success of their MacKenzie Blues Band project, (Maple Blues award for best new artist or group in 2013, Owen Sound Cultural Award 2014 ,Semi Finals x 2 at the IBC’s in Memphis) they are retro in their vibe, with 5 powerful vocalists in the line up.The band includes: Tara MacKenzie and Fred Dawson at the front of the stage on vocals, Trevor MacKenzie and Pete Devlin on guitars, Rob McLean on organ, Nick Leifl on Bass guitar, and Mike Weir on Drums. There’s a 20 year history of musical collaboration for some band members, Trevor has drawn together this brotherhood of bandmates to showcase the pride he has for his hometown heroes. Returning to the stage with renewed passion is award winning vocalist Tara MacKenzie after a lengthy recovery from a serious MTBI accident in 2016, which sidelined their successful project .
They have nearly completed their new album project “Sure Shot”, a guitar driven organ grinding, vocal power station, reminiscent of the 70’s full band sound, lush vocal harmonies and tight grooves. They have 2 critically acclaimed releases under the MacKenzie Blues Band , Back Road Revelation ( 2012), and Slam! Bam! (2014). They have recently rejoined the blues festival market, Opening for Buddy Guy, Colin James, and Matt Andersen and more.