Posts Tagged ‘belle river’


King Friday 2017

December 23, 2018

Band: King Friday
Year: 2017
Home: Chatham-Kent/Belle River
Genre: Cover Band
Music Style: Classic/modern rock

Band Members:
Dan Taylor
Francis Mailloux
Mike LaPlante
Darren Grundy

Note: King Friday is a classic/modern rock n roll band. It’s members have all been playing in and around the Chatham/ Essex county for 20+ years.

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King Friday Band 2010

July 16, 2010

Band: King Friday
Year: 2010
Home: Chatham-Kent, Essex
Genre: Modern & Classic Rock.

Leo Roy  – Bass
Francis Mailloux – Drums
Mike (Lippo) LaPlante  – Guitars
Dan Taylor  – Vocals, Guitar

The bands set lists include Pearl Jam, AC/DC, Audioslave, Metallica, Weezer, Nirvana, Green Day, Kid Rock, ZZ Top, Black Crowes, James Brown, System of a Down, Creed, Alice Cooper, Barenaked Ladies, R&B Standards, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Foo Fighters, Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and much more.

This is a very good band to see if you get the chance.

Visit them online here.



Jubilaires II circa 1985

December 9, 2009

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Band: The Jubilaires II
Circa: 1985
Genre: Country, pop
Home: Chatham

(L-R back row)
J.P. Marchand – Rhythm guitar, harmonica, vocals
Marc Lozon – Drums
John MacTavish – Keyboards,  vocals
(L-R front row)
Roland Lozon – Lead guitar, Violin, occasionally banjo
Brad James – Rhythm Guitar, vocals
Doug Colletti – Vocals, bass

  Doug is from London and joins the band on bass guitar. He is another great player and has previously played in the local band Maple Shade.

  The band continues to play several clubs, bars, and dances. One of the  high lights include the Mohawk Country Jamboree in 1983, where they share the stage with acts such as Tommy Hunter, Rudy Davis, and Conway Twitty.
  A long lasting tradition for the members is to perform at the Belle River Singing and Fiddle Contest. The Jubilaires II performed this event from 1982 to around 1987. The event draws thousands of people from all around.
  The band goes on to change their name to “Front Page News” around 1987-88.