Posts Tagged ‘rogers bayfest’

Bayfest: Hedley, Simple Plan and The Offspring; rain and mud, die hard fans, great memories and generosity highlight final day

Hedley headlined Rogers Bayfest afternoon show on final day of festival

Photography provided courtesy of Kerry Belliveau. "We are such stuff as dreams are made on." ~William Shakespeare This is a quote that came to mind as Rogers Bayfest 2012 wrapped up late Sunday night. That's it folks. It was truly a phenomenal 4-day weekend flanked with astounding talent, unparalleled music, great food and cold beer, […]

Bayfest: Alice Cooper and British heavy metal gods Iron Maiden Collide at music festival

Alice Cooper and his band including former Michael Jackson guitarist, Austrailian prodigy Orianthi Panagaris

Photography provided courtesy of Kerry Belliveau Oh, what a night it was. The metal gods were definitely in the house this weekend flanked by a sea of 17,000 black t-shirt wearing, long-haired raging metal-heads. Rogers Bayfest continued to prove why it's the nation's preeminent summer music festival Saturday night when two of hard rock's most […]

Bayfest: Mellencamp delivers outstanding performance, leaves fans wanting more

John Mellencamp performed in front of a capacity crowd at Rogers Bayfest last night, July 13, 2012

Photography provided courtesy of Kerry Belliveau. Another day, another big helpin' of Rogers Bayfest. So far, two for two. The second day of this year's Bayfest music festival held up to the hype and delivered another stellar evening of great live music and good times with friends. Just like the day's weather, the energy across […]

Bayfest: Toby Keith’s fans couldn’t get enough of his Red Solo Cup

Toby Keith rocks the capacity crowd, kicking off Day 1 of Rogers Bayfest 2012

Photography provided courtesy of Kerry Belliveau. Rogers Bayfest made its highly anticipated, supercharged return to our fair city last night at Centennial Park, kicking off its 13th year with none other than country music bad boy and festival alum Toby Keith. The inaugural day of this year’s Bayfest music festival – an exceptional 4-day weekend of music, […]

Bayfest commits to helping youth at risk

Sarnia Rogers Bayfest joins forces with St. Clair Child & Youth Services for Rockin' Rubber Duck Race

Bayfest has teamed up with St. Clair Child & Youth Services to raise funds for their Crisis Follow-Up Program. The Sarnia Bay Harbour along Centennial Park will be full of excitement and emotion as over 2000 yellow country and rockstar rubber ducks float down the shoreline as they race to the finish line.  The event […]

Breaching Vista to kick off July 14 Bayfest evening


  Ontario’s own Breaching Vista will kick the night off on July 14th, supporting Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, and Bleeker Ridge. Rogers Bayfest always supports great up and coming talent and Breaching Vista is one of our SonicBids winners. Their new album “Vera City” is making waves and the critics are digging their straight up rock sound. Since their […]

The Offspring is sure to make Rogers Bayfest pretty fly on a Sunday night

The Offspring headline Bayfest's Sunday night lineup with support from Simple Plan on July 15

Bayfest officials announced the Sunday July 15th (Evening concert) will be headlined by none other than punk-rock gods The Offspring. The Offspring are not out on a tour, but couldn't resist the opportunity to perform in Sarnia, Ontario, for the nation's biggest annual outdoor live music festival. This band has greatest hit after greatest hit […]

Bayfest announces Canadian juggernaut bands Hedley and Big Wreck on July 15

Canadian rock ensemble Hedley

  Canadian band Hedley has been slated to headline Bayfest’s Sunday afternoon show on Jul. 15 and, according to organizers, is sure to deliver an action-packed, energy fuelled show. Hedley was formed after their lead singer, Jacob Hoggard, shot to fame after he finished in third place on the second season of Canadian Idol, in […]

Country madness hits Bayfest as organizers welcome country legend Toby Keith to its stage July 12

Country legend Toby Kieth will headline Bayfest's country night on Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bayfest organizers officially announced today that two-time ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Toby Keith will be at the festival on Thursday, Jul. 12 to headline the annual event's country music night roster. He will be joined by rising star American country rock music singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert. Toby Keith is set to take over the […]

Bayfest’s classic rock night July 13 to include John Mellencamp, The Sheepdogs and Cowboy Junkies

John Mellencamp, The Sheepdogs and Cowboy Junkies will perform at Sarnia Roger's Bayfest on Friday, July 13, 2012

Bayfest organizers announced today that a classic rock night lineup, scheduled for Jul. 13, will be headlined by the one and only John Mellencamp and feature sensational Canadian bands The Sheepdogs and Cowboy Junkies. Mellencamp, who has dozens of hits and is a veteran performer, has added Sarnia to his Canadian “No Better Than This […]