Event type: Licensed
Checkmate founding members Brian and Freda, have played together for many years both as a duo and in a number of bands such as Black Jacket, Influx, Classic Covers and with various other musicians/bands. They play an eclectic mix of Classic Rock, Country, Folk and Blues that’s sure to please everyone. Along with band mates Graham and Doug, this energetic band has loads of fun on stage. Bring your dancing shoes ’cause you won’t stand still!
With over 40 years playing Bass Guitar, Graham toured the UK in the 80s & 90s with the band 42nd Street. After arriving in Canada he met guitar player Kevin Carley and along with Drummer Doug Hewie, they formed the Kevin Carley Band. .In 1998 he had the pleasure to perform with the late Jeff Healey at the legendary Red Dog. In 2019 Graham along with his ‘enthusiasm and energy’ joined the Checkmate Band.
A native of Peterborough, Doug has been very active locally and all across Ontario from a young age. A former member of the Lindsay Barr, Robin Hawkins, and Kevin Carley Bands to name a few..he has played drums on a number of CD’s including Jeannie L. Thompson’s ‘The Peace Train’. Through friend and bassist Graham Earl, Doug completes the Checkmate Band team and with his ‘dry humour’ is a much welcomed addition.
$20 on TicketScene or $25 at the door
January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Cutoff is Saturday, December 18, 2021 3:59 pm EST unless it sells out earlier.