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July 20 - The Caverners

Last Thursday night the Caverners presented by Unionville Arms performed a repertoire of Beatles hits that was second to none…..Sgt. Pepper days, later year hits and a mix of the earlier year favorites had another enthusiastic packed audience singing along with the band to all the tunes on a fabulous summer evening. The tribute to the Lads from Liverpool just couldn’t have been any better!!!! Decked out in authentic costumes, playing on authentic instruments the evening started with Sgt. Pepper……..Taxman…….Penny Lane……….Rain………Day in a Life……..to Lady Madonna….Here Comes the Sun…..and many more …..to close with nothing other than Hey Jude!!! Another superb night of Live Music at the Bandstand that just couldn’t have been any better!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title

July 13 - Pretzel Logic

It may have been a bit damp and cool when Pretzel Logic hit the stage with Steely Dan’s hit Peg last night at Thursday Nights at the Bandstand, but it didn’t take long for 10 of Canada’s finest musicians to get a very loyal audience warmed up with an outstanding set of Steely Dan’s classic jazz rock with some of the most riveting instrumental solos, duos, duals and more!!!! And the sky, once again, cooperated by holding back the rain for 90 minutes (mostly!!!). Reelin’ in the Year…..Do it Again…..Aja…..Hey Nineteen…..Kid Charlemagne…..and more……..Another magical night of Live Music at the Bandstand that just couldn’t have been any better!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

July 6 - Hotel California

It was “One of Those Nights” last night at Thursday Nights at the Bandstand with Hotel California, North America’s greatest tribute band, performing hit after hit of the legendary Eagles on an outstanding warm summer evening!! It just couldn’t have been any better as Hotel California delighted our largest audience ever with Take it Easy……Witchy Woman…..Life in the Fast Lane…….Heartache Tonight……….Tequila Sunrise……Lyin’ Eyes……Desperado…….and more!!!!! From newborns to Harry Eaglesham’s 100 year old mother visiting from Montreal, the audience rocked the night away with non-stop energy!! Just another great night of Live Music at the Millennium Bandstand!! Hotel California’s Andy, Dean, Rick and Mike…….you guys are the best!!!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

June 29 - Green River

Another outstanding Thursday Nights at the Bandstand performance last night with Green River absolutely nailing hit after hit of John Fogarty and Credence Clearwater Revival!!!!! Despite the tenuous weather forecast of the day ,a great audience had a blast enjoying some of the best down on the bayou swamp rock to kick off our nation’s 150th birthday weekend !!!! And while “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” was one that fit an early part of the night………when the rain stopped and the rainbow came and “Who’ll Stop The Rain” started playing……well that just about summed up the night……Green River “Stopped The Rain”!!!!! Born on the Bayou…. Run Through The Jungle……Cotton fields….Bad Moon Risin’.....Lodi…..Old Man Down The Road………and more and more…….Hit after Hit!!!! Just another great night of Live Music!!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

June 22 - Night Fever

Summer 2017 arrived Thursday night with Night Fever presented by dedicated sponsor Crupi Law with the incomparable sounds of the Bee Gees. No rain!!!!! Dodged another bullet in an otherwise wet month of June. A jam packed set list of all the Bee Gees hits delighted a jam packed audience on the piazza at the Millennium Bandstand in Unionville and beyond!!! I Started a Joke…..I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You……Jive Talkin’…..Stayin’ Alive…….More Than a Woman…..Tragedy…..and More……they nailed them all!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

June 14, 2017 - Our 9th Season Kickoff - Hot Rocks

We kicked off our 9th season to yet again….great weather!!!!!! Couple of sprinkles during sound check didn’t dampen the spirits of anyone!!!! Hot Rocks nailed our opener with outstanding classic rock from the Rolling Stones!!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

2016 Season Ends

What an incredible ending to the 2016 Thursday Nights at the Bandstand season. Absolute Journey, you were absolutely outstanding!!! Thank You.

August 18 - Hotel California

Wow!!! What an outstanding Thursday Night at the Bandstand!! Hotel California with their exceptional tribute to the Eagles was a homerun with our audience, another record crowd on another magnificent summer evening in Unionville. Andy, Dean, Rick and Mike, you guys nailed it with another outstanding performance and the once again, the sound was spectacular!!!! Guys, enjoy your break back home in your own beds after a long grueling tour and thanks for saving your best for us on that long tour!!!!! Check out some great pics of all our performances compliments of our photographers at www.unionvillepresents.com . Pics should be posted by first of the week. To Read More... Click on this blog entry title.

August 11 - The Tone Dogs

Local favorite The Tone Dogs treated us to a great mix of good old Rock and Blues last week for a great musical night to another enthusiastic dancing audience on yet another beautiful summer Thursday evening at the Bandstand!! Great night Alex, Bob and Joe!!! Check out some great pics of all our performances compliments of our photographers at www.unionvillepresents.com . This week, our next to last, perennial favorite Hotel California returns with their outstanding harmonies of the Eagles’ classic rock co-presented by local legal sponsors Ron Minken Employment Lawyers and CrupiLaw!! Another great night of music at the Bandstand not to be missed!! Get there early and bring your own seat as this week will be huge!!!! Read More... Click on this blog entry title

August 4 - Night Fever

If you closed your eyes, you would have sworn you were listening to the real deal!!!! Night Fever were as authentic Bee Gees as it comes!!! Spectacular performance with outstanding sound performed to yet another packed enthusiastic dancing audience on yet another beautiful summer Thursday evening at the Bandstand!! Hit after outstanding hit…….they just kept coming!! It was a Tragedy that it had to end!!!! You nailed it guys!!!!! o Read More... Click on this blog entry title.