CANADA’S COUNTRY MUSIC LEGENDS…LIVE!
THE GOOD BROTHERS
WHISKEY JACK “Stories & Songs of Stompin’ Tom”
Friday, June 15, 2018 The Regent Theatre 224 Main St., Picton, ON 8:00 pm start, doors open at 7:00 pm
Tickets $47.50 available at www.theregenttheatre.org or by calling 613.476.8416
The Good Brothers: For nigh onto 50 years, they’ve been playing good-time roots music, straight from the heart! Winners of 8 Juno Awards, inductees to the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and the North American Country Music Association International Hall of Fame in Tennessee, these Canadian music legends join Whiskey Jack and their Stompin’ Tom show for a night of the best in Canadian country music! In their storied career, The Good Brothers have headlined shows in major theatres around the world, been awarded many platinum and gold records and crossed Canada on the infamous Festival Express with Janis Joplin, The Band and The Grateful Dead. They’ve opened for Gordon Lightfoot across North America, headlined at Massey Hall, National Arts Centre and major venues around the world! The three Good brothers, Bruce (autoharp), Brian (guitar) and Larry (banjo) continue to tour extensively in Canada, the United States and Europe. They play good time roots music that encompasses country, bluegrass, folk, Celtic and the occasional taste of rock ‘n’ roll. The Good Brothers 2018 touring band features JP Allen (Prairie Oyster) on fiddle and Al Cross (Big Sugar) on drums. On occasion the band is joined onstage by Bruce’s sons Travis Good and Dallas Good (The Sadies).
Also appearing with The Good Brothers will be Whiskey Jack – “one of the best bands I’ve ever played with”, Stompin’ Tom Connors. Stars of Stompin’ Tom’s road show and the CBC’s Tommy Hunter Show. For 4 decades, this band has been performing their unique brand of Canadian country music across North America. In the 1980’s, they were featured weekly on CBC TV’s Tommy Hunter Show. It was during those years when a retired Stompin’ Tom Connors would sit in front of his TV every Friday night to watch Whiskey Jack’s featured segment, “The Ol’ Back Porch”. It was then he became a Whiskey Jack fan, enjoying the humour and their stellar musicianship, along with 2 million of his fellow Canadians. Eventually, Stompin’ Tom returned to the recording studio and the road and he soon thereafter called Whiskey Jack’s leader Duncan
Fremlin and asked if the band was available to join him in the studio to record his acclaimed album, “Dr. Stompin’ Tom… Eh?”. A few weeks later, they departed on another national tour. These two Canadian musical institutions would continue to perform and record often together until Tom’s death in 2014.
This all star band includes founding member and band leader, Duncan Fremlin (Vocal & Banjo), two time Juno Award nominee (Mona With Her Children) Douglas John Cameron (Vocal & Guitar/Accordion), Five time National Bluegrass Fiddle Champion, Randy Morrison (Fiddle) with support by bass player Eric Jackson (Humber River Valley Boys) and Al Cross on drums (Big Sugar).
The Trademark Name “Stompin’ Tom” is used under License from Stompin’ Tom Ltd.
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