Simcoe County’s own Jason McCoy will be performing at the Big Sky Music Festival, Saturday, July 20 at Burl’s Creek, Oro-Medonte.
For this show, he will be appearing solo. McCoy has been a fixture on the Canadian Country Music scene for more than 20 years. His most recent single “I’d Still Have Everything” was released in 2011.
He started out in the 1980s with a band called Three Quarter Country, playing shows around Simcoe County. It was a talent competition in Barrie that launched his country music career. Since then he’s won numerous awards, been nominated for five Junos, and has had three number one songs and three top 10 singles on Canadian Country Charts.
McCoy is also a member of The Roadhammers. Known as the highest selling Canadian country band in history, The Road Hammers, released their fourth studio album, The Squeeze, in 2017.
The Big Sky Music Festival also features Alabama, Travis Tritt, Diamond Rio, Mason Ramsey, and The Redhill Valleys among other bands.
Along with music, there is a classic car show with vehicles ranging from the 1950s to the 1970s and a craft market of locally made fashion, accessories, and homemade artisan crafts. Food vendors will also be available.
For various camping packages, information and tickets visit www.bigskymusicfestival.ca