What would spiking a ball on the beach be without beer and bands?
Our 2023 summer line up is rocking!
The Blue Stones
OK Naledi, a singer-songwriter from the Ottawa-Gatineau region, produces traditional sub-Saharan clean guitar lines, classic deep bass, movement-inspiring beats and that iconic, driving Afro-House tempo. OK Naledi has also been nominated for Newcomer of the Year at the Capital Music Awards as well as for Song of the Year at the 2022 Cranium Arts Projects’ Recognize Awards.
JJ Wilde, a Canadian rock singer from Kitchener, Ontario and the first woman to win Rock Album of the Year in 25 years since Alanis Morissette released her debut EP, is a modern rock dynamo. Mixing the unfiltered narratives of her life with a particularly gritty and rousing strain of rock & roll, HOPE Volleyball is excited to invite JJ Wilde to our 2023 SummerFest.
With a rousing blues-rock approach that touches on both classic rock and sleek modern alt-rock, Canadian guitar and drums duo The Blue Stones cut their teeth around their native Ontario in the early 2010s before finding a wider audience with 2016's gritty Black Holes album.Their song, "Rolling with the Punches," found legs and with which they eventually began touring with their sensational sound of fused genres.
Juno Award-winning, Toronto-based band The Beaches are 100% rock and roll. Comprised of sisters Jordan and Kylie Miller (on lead vocals/bass and guitar, respectively), Eliza Enman-McDaniel (on drums), and Leandra Earl (on keys and guitar), the band has a natural kismet that shines through on each of their tracks and in their live performances.