June 8 - The Greg Hardy Duo
June 9 - Joe Poirier
June 15 - Wayne Buttery will be performing and expanding on the origins of the blues, how the blues found it's way into Canada and how the blues has evolved today. Wayne Buttery has performed with a number of local bands at high school dances, parties, etc. It wasn't until early 1970 when Wayne became one of the founding members of the popular Toronto based nostalgia show band, BANANAS. Later in the mid 1980's he went on to perform with MIDDLE AGED CRAZYS and in 1989 founded "The Bluenotes". In 1991, Wayne moved to Central Ontario's, Orr Lake community near the town of Elmvale where he often performs solo in local venues and resorts.
June 16 - RussDee
Barrie Jazz and Blues Festival features some of the best Canadian and International Jazz and Blues artists performing in over 25 venues throughout the Barrie area.
For additional show information please visit www.barriejazzbluesfest.com for the festival schedule.