Montebello Park is the premier setting for most of the Festival’s featured events including a great lineup of activities for the entire family. Experience 23 award-winning wineries, Niagara cuisine and great entertainment each weekend.
From opening night with favourite Beatles Tribute band; The Caverners to closing night with New Country Band; Cold Creek County, the mainstage in Montebello Park will feature an incredible all Canadian line up. Join us in Montebello Park for six days of the
best live entertainment.
FREE admission each day. FREE parking on weekends and evenings in City parking garages and lots.
Park Access (2016)
Fridays, September 16 and 23 | 5pm-10:30pm
Saturdays, September 17 and 24 | 11am-10:30pm
Sundays, September 18 and 25 | Noon-8pm
View the Entertainment Lineup below from Friday September 16th - Sunday September 25th, 2016
Whitney Pea | 7:15-7:45pm
Whitney's sound is playful and original with lyrics that often illustrate the connection between the human heart and nature. Rooted in Niagara, she is loved for her soothing voice and genuine approach to songwriting.
The Caverners | 8:15-10:30pm
Audiences have been raving about the all Canadian tribute to The Beatles known as The Caverners. Enjoy everything from “She
Loves You” to “Day Tripper”, from “Help!”and “Hard Day’s Night” to “Get Back” and “Hey Jude.” It’s a ride you won’t want to miss
Groovy Food | 1-2:45pm
Groovy Food is a four-piece, classic rock band that has been performing around the Niagara Peninsula since 1999. Groovy Food tries to bring an authentic 1960s/70s classic rock experience to every venue in which they play.
Soul Jam | 3:15-5pm
Soul Jam is a premier Niagara based band performing classic R&B, Motown and rock. The musicians include Bill Neudorf on bass guitar and vocals, John Navarroli on guitar and vocals, Alistair Robertson on saxophone and John Multari on drums and vocals.
Flat Broke | 5:30-7:15pm
Madhatters | 7:45-10:30pm
The Madhatters have been playing to live audiences for over 15 years. From corporate functions, weddings and bar shows, this band has seen and done it all with great enthusiasm, pride and a swell of talent.
Brad Battle | 1:15-2pm
Brad Battle writes and sings from the heart. His sincerity and honesty translates into everyone being able to relate to his music. Brad's brand of Pop/Country music is catchy and written based on his life experiences.
Al Rowe | 2:30-3:15pm
Al has been performing professionally since 2008, when he and his band embarked on their first Canadian tour, reaching as far as
Halifax, Nova Scotia. The band went on to release two records, appear on the 2009 Vans Warped Tour, and in 2010, embark on a tour of over 80 shows across Canada.
Beverley Mahood | 3:45-5:30pm
Beverley’s firm belief that everything in music starts with the song enables her to approach her songwriting with an unequalled passion and appreciation for the craft. “My music is the story of my life. As a performer and individual, I have my own style and would like to be considered a strong woman with something intelligent to say through a heartfelt sound.”
Jessica Mitchell | 6-6:30pm
When listening to Mitchell’s music, she makes it very easy for you to latch onto her inviting melodies and the genuine,
soulful nature of her words. The rich tone and hopefulness in her voice grabs you and pulls you in – and once the song is over, you can’t help but feel as though you have personally connected with her on a deeper level.
River Town Saints | 7-8pm
Hailing from the Ottawa Valley, River Town Saints is a 5-piece, harmony-driven country band with a rock edge. Destined for greatness, River Town Saints played legendary honky tonk ‘The Stage’ their first time in Nashville and just wrapped up the support slot for Tim Hicks' College Throw Down tour."
Mel Monaco | 6:30-7:30pm
Mel Monaco, singer/songwriter, sets the lively mood with her unique brassy voice and hints of pop, rock and jazz. She and the band are ready to put on a show for Niagara
#TeamWolf Featuring DJ Dave Stiles and DJ Tanner | 8-10:30pm
Combining image and sound, Niagara’s DJ Tanner and Dave Stiles are merging style and technique with a four turntable format
to create an engaging, all ages DJ set that will have you dancing, swinging and singing along.
Hammer Bros. | 1-2:45pm
The Hammer Bros. are a good-time party band that have been rocking the Niagara Region for over a decade. Their unique blend of upbeat hits and soulful classics are sure to put you in the dancing mood.
Wednesday's Engine | 3:15-5pm
Wednesday's Engine is a Canadian recording project/cover band made up of members from past projects including Skirmish, Lost Johnny, Blu Bones, Gypsy Rose and Total Stranger.
Theatre Crisp | 5:30-7:15pm
Theatre Crisp is a six piece live hip hop/funk/ rock band whose sound is defined through the band’s many influences. The strongest
element stems from a hip hop background, delivering funky beats and conscious rap lyrics with soulfully sung choruses.
Jonesy | 7:45-10:30pm
Jonesy is regarded as one of southern Ontario’s premiere pop/rock bands. Made up from five unique personalities from the
Niagara region, these lads have been playing together collectively for over ten years.
Evermile | 1:30-3:30pm
Evermile is returning once again to the Niagara Wine Festival scene for its third season in a row. We love this event and
of course want you to love it too! We have been working hard at updating our sets to bring you the best of the New and Classic
Country. With male and female fronts, we offer you a wide variety of Country Music, with a few Rock tunes so you can get loud and party with us!
Brad James | 4-6pm
This up and coming singer songwriter from Stoney Creek, Ontario has been making all the right moves since he came on the
scene with his self-titled debut in 2009. The first single “If you like that sort of thing” made Larry Delaney’s Canadian
Country Music News top thirty list and received healthy airplay nationally for an indie debut.
Cold Creek County | 6:30-7:30pm
Cold Creek County deliver a powerful, dynamic sound that’s already captured
a sizeable fan base. Being heavily influenced by Country and Rock, the band brings both worlds together in a way that’s sure to get your feet stomping. Cold Creek County spent 2014 honing their sound and performances winning Country Group of the Year at the 2014 Wire Awards and opening for country stars including Dallas Smith, Emerson Drive, Kira Isabella and Jason Blain.