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August 24 - ABBAmania

Mama Mia!!!!! What an outstanding memorable ABBA night last Thursday as ABBAMANIA in full authentic costume treated us to the Swedish sensation ABBA hits of the 70’s!!!! ….Dancing Queen……Fernando……..Knowing Me Knowing You…..Take a Chance On Me………..and more!!!!! It was a night that had us reliving the real thing!!!! AND!!!........included in the night were special appearances by Adele….WHOW!!!!!........what an outstanding tribute……Hello!!!!………..AND………McCartney…..another WHOW!!!!. To Read More... Click on this blog entry title

August 10 - Elton Rohn

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart……Elton Rohn not only nailed it with Jess aka Kiki Dee last night but the entire performance sure as heck did not Let The Sun Go Down On Anyone!!!!. Another absolutely outstanding performance to yet another outstanding record audience on a wonderful August evening at the Millennium Bandstand. Elton Rohn enamored the audience with hit after hit of the best of Elton John!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title

August 3 - Johannes Linstead

Last night, Unionville favorite Johannes Linstead put on another spectacular performance of outstanding original instrumental classical World music. While Johannes “voice” is his riveting fret work on his fiery guitars, last night we were treated to his debut as a singer on one of his songs…..and he nailed that too!!!!! Presented by the UBIA/Merchants of Unionville, the evening was packed with great dance participation from an active audience. Just another great night with Johannes and his 10th Unionville performance over the past 9 years. His newest CD Azul, now available, is packed with more of Johannes’ wonderful music!!! Another superb night of Live Original Music at the Bandstand that just couldn’t have been any better!!! To Read More... Click on this blog entry title

July 27 - Sensations

Last Thursday night Sensation presented by Catech and PeopleToGo had the audience up and dancing to an outstanding, energy packed, 2 hour non-stop Dance music performance from Motown to Prince and everything in between on one of our best summer evenings this year!!! 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 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.