Does Your Band Love Hockey? Hometown Hockey Gigs Still Available

[Intern-in-residence Dorothy Lee wants to help your band’s love of hockey get it a cool gig this season. – AC]

If you’re a musician who enjoys performing in front of a live audience or you’re looking for an opportunity to do so, then MusicOntario and Rogers Hometown Hockey has the perfect opportunity for you! They are searching for local artists and bands to perform at their tour stops which will include an outdoor viewing party of an NHL game, and will be broadcast live every Sunday on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW. This is a paid opportunity.

They are looking for local artists and bands from the following cities (or a nearby community) in Ontario, and here are the deadlines to apply:

Oakville:               November 25-26              (Deadline to apply: November 3, 2017)

Belleville:             February 24-25                  (Deadline to apply: January 12, 2018)

Markham:           March 3-4                           (Deadline to apply: February 3, 2018)

Brampton:           March 10-11                      (Deadline to apply: February 3, 2018)

Cornwall:             March 17-18                      (Deadline to apply: March 3, 2018)

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Rayner at [email protected]

For more information and to apply, please go here.

Or if you’re an NHL fan, drop by the weekend festival in your area for free activities for all ages, along with prizes and giveaways.

For more information about the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour, click here.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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