June 3, 2023
12pm-4pm + 7pm-9:00pm
Trail Tunes event Connects Communities by Trail and by Song
Get out on the trails this International Trails Day for Trail Tunes, a collaborative, regional event connecting over 100kms of trail and rich musical culture between Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, and Clearview Township. Taking place on Saturday, June 3rd from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. residents and visitors are encouraged to bike or hike, through Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Clearview enjoying free, live music at trailheads in each municipality, ending with a headliner concert from 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shipyards Amphitheatre in Collingwood.
We have developed a custom cycling route for the Trail Tunes weekend. Ride part of the route or the whole thing – it’s your music-fueled adventure! This map is a guide, listing the three Trail Tunes venues, do not feel obligated to complete the full route.
*Route is a mix of on-road and gravel trail. These roads are not closed for the event, please follow the rules of the road.
Music Line Up
Wasaga Beach – Wasaga RecPlex Rotary Band Shell
1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach
25 year old singer/songwriter/musician. Jess writes and plays music that any age can relate to and enjoy. Jess is a true lover of the creative process and it shows throughout her performances.
Rob Watts Band
The Rob Watts Band is a high-energy country band bringing back hits from the 90s to now.
Huronia Hot Strings
A Gypsy Jazz quartet of accomplished local musicians, a musical delight for the senses.
Collingwood – Shipyards Amphitheatre
2 North Maple Street, Collingwood
Jamie Ciotka Band
Jamie “Chach” Ciotka is a singer, guitar playing, closet songwriter who engages audiences to feel the emotions he experiences during live performances. The Jamie Ciotka Band is local to Collingwood and Jamie’s enthusiastic performances can be seen throughout Central Ontario in various performance types from solo to a 4-piece band. The group brings their special something elevating the energy to any event. The band’s musical influences include 70’s to current Rock, Alternative, Country, Pop, and Top 40, creating unique covers connecting to a wide range, family friendly audience.
Chuck Baker Band
The Chuck Baker Band is always a crowd pleaser. This band packs the dance floor and plays the music that you love, because they love it too. Chuck is joined by high priestess of harmony Sherri Jackson, master bass man, Ron Pretli, and local legend John Hall on drums. To really appreciate The Chuck Baker Band is to see them play live. Their performances are engaging and infectious. Be prepared to love every song!
Harmony North Chorus
Harmony North is the Collingwood Chapter of Sweet Adelines International under the Directorship of Danil Biba. Sweet Adelines sing Barbershop style, four-part A Capella. Harmony North was established in Collingwood more than 20 years ago. They are an award-winning chorus of ladies who live and perform locally. You will find them at local events throughout the year lending their voices to the sweet sound of Barbershop.
The Mike McCarthy Band
The Mike McCarthy Band: with their blend of Southern Rock, Alternative Country and Americana, it makes them hard to pigeonhole, but easily accessible to anyone who loves good music. With Terry Martell (drums), Len Fligg (bass), Gabor Szepesi (keys), Tony Moretta (lead guitar) you have all the ingredients that makes fire burn. The band’s secret weapon, and the force that pulls all of its diverse influences together, is the voice of Mike McCarthy, an expressive instrument brimming with gritty soul combine that with the sweet harmonies of Erica Prinn-McCarthy you have a hard driving yet melodic sound that is irresistible to the ear and to dancing feet!
Irish Mythen was born in Ireland and now resides in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Canada. Her latest release, Little Bones, gained her recognition around the globe, including a 2020 JUNO nomination for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year, seven Music PEI 2020 nominations and two wins — Touring Artist of the Year and Roots Contemporary Recording of the Year, and a Canadian Folk Music Nomination for Solo Artist of the Year. Irish’s live performances are a thing of raw power, emotion and a connection with her audience that just must be seen to be believed. Website
Clearview – Centennial Park
240 Brock Street, Stayner
The most stellar rock act to hit the stage in decades, Mirrage are all you’ve ever wanted in a rock show! A young, up-in-coming rock act playing a mix of hits from each decade as well as a collection of original material that’ll have you dancing and singing along all night; Mirrage are a true rock n’ roll spectacle! Having headlined the legendary El Mocambo in Toronto for their Debut Gig, venues all across the province have taken notice! These 4 young lads are making quite the impact on Ontario’s rock n’ roll scene.
“Pure energy and rootsy-blues sass” – MusicOntario
Madison Galloway is an emerging voice in the Canadian music scene, hailing from small town Fergus, Ontario. She takes the stage with her soulful voice, guitar, harmonica and suitcase-drum charming audiences with her refreshing original tunes and high-energy show! Madison blends influences from folk, rock and blues, reaching back to pay homage to the great artists of the past while forging a sound all her own. Performing at prominent festivals including Kitchener Blues Festival, Riverfest Elora and Mariposa Folk Festival, and sharing the stage with renowned artists such as 54-40, Ron Hawkins (Lowest of the Low), and Jack De Keyzer, she’s making a name for herself as a must-see act. Madison was recently one of only 3 winners of the CBC Toyota Searchlight 2022 Fan Choice Award and her recent release “Open Your Eyes” was named Top 10 Best Rock Songs by the World Songwriting Awards.
Naomi is a young cowgirl that hails from a small farm near Beeton, Ontario. Her family was involved in the rodeo life which led her down the path of country, western and gospel music. In the past 15 years she has traveled across the countryside in Canada and the United States performing for thousands, while being rewarded with kindness and admiration from folks of every age. Naomi’s love for traditional country music lead her to self-taught yodeling, which she incorporates into her performances for an overwhelming response. Naomi recorded her 10th country album in Nashville at the beginning of 2020 titled, You’re Lookin’ at Country which for the first time ever, features an original song Naomi wrote, as well as other traditional country favourites and some yodeling. Most recently, a full music collection release as a USB Flashdrive was released in 2023 with all 11 of Naomi’s albums – since she was ten years old, over 100 songs total.
Shipyard Kitchen Party
Your feet are sore from dancing, your belly is sore from laughing and your heart is stuffed with Canadian pride. You’ve just come home from a Shipyard Kitchen Party show.With roots in Scotland, Newfoundland and Georgian Bay, we blend traditional instrumentation with humour, artistry and history to tell Canadian stories, our stories and even YOUR stories in original ways.We’re Great Big Sea having a dram too many with Stan Rogers. We’re Gordon Lightfoot meets “Who’s Line is it Anyway?” We’ll make you stomp your feet and we might also make you cry.But, no matter what, we WILL have a great time with you.Shipyard Kitchen Party features John Eaton (Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Vocals), Sacha Law (Bass, Vocals) and Jason Murphy (Bodhran, Vocals)
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