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JAMTRON 5

Metis Crossing , 17339 Victroria Trail, Smoky Lake

JAMTRON 5

Saturday July 13, 2019 Metis Crossing 17339-Victoria Trail, Smoky Lake Alberta. Approx 80 mins from Edmonton

Gate opens 3:00pm Performers start 4:00pm

$30 Advance Tix* $40 at Gate (Cash only at gate) Ticket includes camping and facilities All Ages Event (Child free under 12. Under 18 must enter with adult) Rain or Shine - No Refunds BYOB and Food

Featuring:

The McGowan Family Band The Ancestors Prairie Rock Mandaku Duophonics Drumz etc.

More acts to be announced soon

Camp site facilities include: Bathrooms, Showers, River Swimming (at own risk), Powered Stalls, Picnic Tables, Fire Pits, Field Space

Rules:

Well behaved pets allowed on leash No pets on the dance floor**

No glass bottles outside of camp sites

Please clean up after yourself (and pet)

No fighting or stealing

Respect each other and the land

Have fun!

Failure to obey rules may result in removal from festival grounds or even lawful action. Please help make it a great time for all. Thank you!

**Pet owners, please be mindful as we want everyone to be as safe and comfortable as possible including you and your pets.

Questions or concerns please email mark@themcgowanfamilyband.com

JAMTRON is an overnight musical gathering held in July near Smoky Lake, Alberta. Multiple performers of various musical backgrounds are showcased throughout the day and night, accumulating to a finale jam that involves many of the performing artists.

The family friendly event is organized and presented by The McGowan Family Band, whom are based out of Edmonton, Alberta. The family of musicians are known for their jam/folk/rock sound, for them this is a unique opportunity to join with family, friends and fellow musicians in their love of live music within a comfortable outdoor environment.

More info can be found at www.themcgowanfamilyband.com

420

Hilltop Pub, 8220 106 Ave, Edmonton

420

Saturday April 20, 2019 Hilltop Pub 8220 106 ave

The McGowan Family Band with guests Sound Bodacious

Music at 9pm $10 at door 18+ Smokin' prizes from Jupiter www.jupitergrass.ca

The McGowan Family Band continue their annual tradition of celebrating 420 with a live performance. This years event is once again being hosted by Hilltop Pub/DV8 and will include Sound Bodacious to open the show. Jupiter has graciously donated some smokin' prizes to be raffled off. Join in and celebrate the first completely legal 420 and soak up the psychedelic atmosphere and music that The McGowan Family Band is known to provide.

20 Year Anniversary

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Graot Road, Edmonton

The McGowan Family Band 20 Year Anniversary

Performing 2 sets of music at Silver Skate Festival (main stage) Hawrelak Park 9330 Groat Rd NW, Edmonton, AB

Friday February 15, 2019 7pm until 9pm Free show All ages & licensed bar Set break at 7:45pm will feature a sculpture burning!

The McGowan Family Band is thrilled to celebrate their 20th anniversary in February 2019! The Edmonton-based jam band will be performing their original music, as well as favourites from bands such as The Tragically Hip and Grateful Dead. With a passion for improvisation, the band strives to make each performance unique. Their sound is heavily influenced by rock, blues, reggae, and folk. The current lineup consists of Paul McGowan (guitar, vocals), Mark McGowan (drums, vocals), Sean McGowan (guitar, vocals), Ryan Holmes (bass, vocals), Sean Brewer (guitar, vocals), and Jason Kodie (keyboards, vocals).

Other features of Silver Skate Festival are: -Snow sculptures -Folk trail -Lantern making -Skate rentals -Winter cinema on giant snow screen -Snow maze -Ice slide -Ice castles and much more!

More info about about Silver Skate Festival can be found at: https://www.silverskatefestival.org/go/

Visit The McGowan Family Band official website at: https://www.themcgowanfamilyband.com

Thank you all for your support for two wonderful decades! We look forward to many more years of making music.

Up + Downtown Music Festival

Edmonton Downtwon Community League , 10042 103 Street NW, Edmonton

Up + Downtown Music Festival presents...

Bob Sumner Music, The McGowan Family Band and The Denim Daddies Saturday, October 6, 2018 Downtown Edmonton Community League. 10042 - 103 Street. Doors 9:00pm. All ages

$10 advance // General Admission // Individual tickets to this event provide guarantee entry into THIS SHOW ONLY and do not entitle entry into any other event associated with Up and Downtown Music Festival 2018 // Line-up subject to change

Edmonton Comics and Entertainment Expo

Edmonton Expo Center, 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton

The McGowan Family Band will perform a one hour set consisting of TV and Movie Theme songs and original songs inspired by entertainment and comic books. There will also be Trivia with Prizes. Friday September 21, 2018 Room 105-106 from 8:15pm to 9:15pm. Tickets to the Edmonton Expo gain you access to the performance. All ages. Tickets and info at https://www.edmontonexpo.com/en/tickets/admission.html

Kaleido Family Arts Festival

Alberta Avenue, 9351 118 Ave, Edmonton

The McGowan Family Band will perform a one hour full band set at Kaleido Family Arts Festival at 8:15pm on Friday Sept. 14 and an acoustic set on Sunday Sept. 16, 2018 at 5pm. FREE EVENT ALL AGES WELCOME (Acoustic set will be at The Carrot Coffee House 9351-118 Ave)

An evening with The McGowan Family Band at Fargos Capilano

Fargos, 5804 Terrace Rd NW, Edmonton

An Evening with The McGowan Family Band at Fargos Capilano We are celebrating Mark McGowan's Birthday along with the 20 Year AOB Reunion for Class of '98/'99. NO COVER CHARGE Music starts at 9pm 18+ on lounge side/All ages on restaurant side Great Food and Drink Menu COME PARTY!!!

Aug31

PRIVATE EVENT

JAMTRON 4

Metis Crossing, 17339 Victoria Trail, Smoky Lake

The McGowan Family Band presents

JAMTRON 4

Saturday July 7, 2018 Metis Crossing 17339-Victoria Trail, Smoky Lake Alberta. Approx 80 mins from Edmonton

Gate opens 3:00pm Performers start 4:00pm

$30 Advance Tix* $40 at Gate (Cash Only) Ticket includes camping and facilities All Ages Event (Child free under 12. Under 18 must enter with adult) Rain or Shine - No Refunds BYOB and Food

*Tix avail online at https://yeglive.ca/events/jamtron-4/jul-7-2018/metis-crossing & at Blackbyrd Myoozik 10442-82 Ave NW Edmonton

Featuring:

The McGowan Family Band - Longshadows - Lutra Lutra - Lafayette - Sound Bodacious - The Leaky Shack Travelling Road Show - Drumz etc.

Camp site facilities include: Bathrooms, Showers, River Swimming (at own risk), Powered Stalls, Picnic Tables, Fire Pits, Field Space

Rules:

Well behaved pets allowed on leash No pets on the dance floor**

No glass bottles outside of camp sites

Please clean up after yourself (and pet)

No fighting or stealing!!!

Respect each other and the land

Have fun!

Failure to obey rules may result in removal from festival grounds or even lawful action. Please help make it a great time for all. Thank you!

**Pet owners, please be mindful as we want everyone to be as safe and comfortable as possible including you and your pets.

Questions or concerns please email mark@themcgowanfamilyband.com

Jamtron is an overnight musical gathering held in July near Smoky Lake, Alberta. Multiple performers of various musical backgrounds are showcased throughout the day and night, accumulating to a finale jam that involves many of the performing artists.

The family friendly event is organized and presented by The McGowan Family Band, whom are based out of Edmonton, Alberta. The family of musicians are known for their jam/folk/rock sound. For them this is a unique opportunity to join with family, friends, and fellow musicians in their love of live music within a comfortable outdoor environment.

North Country Fair 2018

The North Country Fair, Driftpile

North Country Fair 2018 40th Anniversary

The McGowan Family Band are listed to play at the 2018 festival, set time will be posted at a later time.

Prepare for the Fair

Newcastle Pub, 8170 50 st, Edmonton

Prepare For The Fair North Country Fair Pre-Party in Edmonton

Saturday June 2, 2018

Featuring:

Dana Wylie Band Kimberley MacGregor Band Meagan Loves The McGowan Family Band

Newcastle Pub 8170 50 st

$10 at door or $5 if wearing NCF shirt

No minors

The 40th Annual North Country Fair is drawing near with great anticipation. As Spring gets into full swing, the excitement of the Fair can be shared at the pre-festival party in Edmonton. Please join us for this special night of music and friendship. If you do not know what the North Country Fair is all about, this a perfect opportunity to come find out!

North Country Fair tickets and festival information can be found at https://lslncca.ca/current/tickets.php

JAMTRON 5 Performer bios
'click pictures below for links'

JAMTRON 5 Performer bios 'click pictures below for links'

The Ancestors

Tom Roschkov - electric guitar, erhu, vocals, & percussion
Kelly Pikula - drums & percussion
Johnny Bordeaux - electric bass, Theremin, vocals, percussion, & FX

The Ancestors were formed in 1998 at a time that three long time collaborators were all without working bands.  Armed with a variety of instruments in a dark basement on the north side of Edmonton, Alberta, John, Tom, and Kelly set out to make new, improvisational music.  The result was the The Ancestors.

The Ancestors

Tom Roschkov - electric guitar, erhu, vocals, & percussion Kelly Pikula - drums & percussion Johnny Bordeaux - electric bass, Theremin, vocals, percussion, & FX

The Ancestors were formed in 1998 at a time that three long time collaborators were all without working bands. Armed with a variety of instruments in a dark basement on the north side of Edmonton, Alberta, John, Tom, and Kelly set out to make new, improvisational music. The result was the The Ancestors.

Mandaku

Mandaku is a Progressive Folk group from Edmonton Alberta. With a newly released LP in the spring of 2017, Mandaku had a busy summer festival season playing main stage at North Country Fair, Astral Harvest Music and Arts festival, and Smokey Lake's JAMTRON 3, as well as playing local venues within Edmonton's vibrant music scene. Mandaku's eclectic fusion of eastern instruments with a classic rock angle gives a unique sound like few acts. Vocal harmonies, tempo changes and genre mashups are what sets this five piece group apart from the norm. Mandaku is set on spreading their art far and wide to the young and old.

Mandaku

Mandaku is a Progressive Folk group from Edmonton Alberta. With a newly released LP in the spring of 2017, Mandaku had a busy summer festival season playing main stage at North Country Fair, Astral Harvest Music and Arts festival, and Smokey Lake's JAMTRON 3, as well as playing local venues within Edmonton's vibrant music scene. Mandaku's eclectic fusion of eastern instruments with a classic rock angle gives a unique sound like few acts. Vocal harmonies, tempo changes and genre mashups are what sets this five piece group apart from the norm. Mandaku is set on spreading their art far and wide to the young and old.

Prairie Rock

Rock/Jam/Blues from Edmonton, AB.

Members:
Kris Bodnaruk
Paul McGowan
Chris Kerr
Jeremy Tokarek

Prairie Rock

Rock/Jam/Blues from Edmonton, AB.

Members: Kris Bodnaruk Paul McGowan Chris Kerr Jeremy Tokarek

Malacate

Rock/Latin/Metal/Funk from Edmonton, AB.

Members:
Malacate
Andres Alexis Romero Garcia De la CRUZ
Jordan Frank
Eleah Sims
Woonson Lam
Erich Hintz

Malacate

Rock/Latin/Metal/Funk from Edmonton, AB.

Members: Malacate Andres Alexis Romero Garcia De la CRUZ Jordan Frank Eleah Sims Woonson Lam Erich Hintz

Duophonics

Duophonics is a live electronic music project featuring James Brown (Mandaku) & Nic Dublanko (Nicky Dubs). We are a duo creating on-the-fly DAWless dancy bass jams featuring modular electronics and live drums.

Duophonics

Duophonics is a live electronic music project featuring James Brown (Mandaku) & Nic Dublanko (Nicky Dubs). We are a duo creating on-the-fly DAWless dancy bass jams featuring modular electronics and live drums.

Drumz etc.

Drumz etc. is a musical duo based in Edmonton, AB, comprised of Nic Dublanko and Mark McGowan. These performers have a mutual passion to create rhythmic songs that utilize multiple drums, incorporated with various electronic instruments and digital sampling techniques. No genre or style is off limits, while the inspirations and influences that contribute to the creative process are virtually endless. Special guests are often welcomed to implement percussive depths, capturing improvisations that are unique to each performance.

Drumz etc.

Drumz etc. is a musical duo based in Edmonton, AB, comprised of Nic Dublanko and Mark McGowan. These performers have a mutual passion to create rhythmic songs that utilize multiple drums, incorporated with various electronic instruments and digital sampling techniques. No genre or style is off limits, while the inspirations and influences that contribute to the creative process are virtually endless. Special guests are often welcomed to implement percussive depths, capturing improvisations that are unique to each performance.

 You can download and listen to previous shows by The McGowan Family Band at archive.org