Summer is in full force and especially August for Andre & the J-Tones. Just wanted to give you a heads up of whats to come for this month! SHOWS, NEW VIDEO, NEW CD, BIG TOURS!
A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who donated to our Indiegogo Tour Support page! We really appreciate it! Thank you so much!!!!! We are so excited to do this and it's all thanks to our family,friends and support from all of you!
HERE IS OUR NEW VIDEO by Fern Fresco of Hamilton and Matt Montour of Boxcar Sound Recording Studio HERE!
August 1, 2012 - Burlington Bandshell in Central Park 7:30 p.m. - 9 pm. - TONIGHT!
August 4, 2012 - Hamilton - Augusta House Motown Night 10 p.m.
August 6, 2012 - St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest - 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
August 9, 2012 - Ottawa Tour Begins at D'Arcy McGee's on Sparks St. at 9 p.m.
August 10, 2012 - Ottawa - National Capital Craft Beer Week Opening Ceremony's at D'Arcy McGee's 5 - 8 p.m. and another show that night at 9 p.m.
August 11, 2012 - Perth, ON Perth Garlic Festival - 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.
August 11, 2012 - Rockport, ON - Caiger's 1000 Island Resort - Upper Deck - 9 p.m. till last call
August 12, 2012 - Perth, ON Perth Garlic Festival - 11 a.m. till 3 p.m.
August 14 - 22 -- United Kingdom & Ireland Tour Begins - Andre & the J-Tones go to the UK!
August 16 - Worcester, England - Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider & Perry Festival
August 17 - Cardiff, Wales - Rhythm & Blues Dragon Club - CafeJazz
August 18 - Hillsborough, Lisburn, (Northern Ireland) UK - Sunflowerfest
August 19 - Bentworth, Hampshire, England - Bentworth Blues Festival
August 24, 2012 - Jordan House - Jordan, ON - 9 p.m.
August 25, 2012- Private Wedding - Brantford, ON
August 26, 2012 - Gage Park Grooves
September 2, 2012 - Burlington Rotary Ribfest - Andre Bisson & Robert Cutting to perform an extrodinary duo show!
September 7-9 - Ireland Tour - Harvest Time Blues Festival - Irelands Rhythm & Blues Festival Performing 4 shows in 3 days in different venues on the Blues Trail in Monaghan, Ireland
Also this month we are getting ready to release Andre's new CD. It has some great new originals and a couple covers arranged by Andre. There are 2 special guest musicians who were kind enough to have put down some amazing parts down as well :) We just sent the songs to be mastered this morning at Lacquer Channel Mastering in Toronto, ON. We are very excited to send it to the printers tomorrow morning in St. Catharines at Advance Discs with the artwork of Amber Edgar! For those of you who chose the Liner Notes/CD Perk package from our indiegogo fundraiser, you will be receiving your CD soon!
We will be leaving shortly for our yearly Ottawa Tour next Thursday and coming back on Sunday, August 12, 2012 and leaving for the UK on Tuesday August 14th! It's going to be a super busy and fun month! We hope to share with you all sorts of video footage, photo's and stories with you soon. You will be able to catch up with us on our Website and Facebook Page , and Blogspot So please check back with us all month! The musicians traveling with us are Andre Bisson, Loretta Hale, Francis Smith, Matt Burns, and Brad Cheeseman!
We hope to do a CD release sometime when we get back, and we will notify you when that party is going to be! Andre did a fabulous job with his new songs on this CD and I'm so excited to share it with everyone!
If anyone has any questions or comments, always feel free to send them my way, we are always excited to share our experience!
Thank you from everyone here at Andre & the J-Tones!!!!!