Big Train - Upcoming Appearances

Past Appearances

• February 17, 2018  - Daniel O'Connell's Irish Pub (Ottawa, ON)
With: The Big Train Wreck
• Keeping the foot stompin cover-less good thang going. (More info)

• January 13, 2018 
- Daniel O'Connell's Irish Pub (Ottawa, ON)
With: The Big Train Wreck
• Always a foot stompin cover-less good time in the 'burg. (More info)

• October 20, 2017 
- Irene's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
With: Chris Landry and the Seasick Mamas
• The Big Train Wreck with a bunch of originals and some fun covers too. (More info)

• October 13, 2017 
- Live on Elgin (Ottawa, ON)
With: Tulips & Devilships and The Ven Dreddies
• The Big Train Wreck with a bunch of originals and some fun covers too. (More info)

• September 9, 2017 
- Ottawa Porchfest (Ottawa, ON)
With: The Big Train Wreck
• First show with the new name and a bunch of new tunes. We'll be on The Tooth and Nail patio. (More info)

• April 22, 2017 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
With: Big Train + Donna on bass & KJ on vocals & uke
• Always a good time at Daniel O'Connell's and Bigger Train makes it even gooder (More info)

• December 3, 2016 
- Private House Concert (Ottawa, ON)
With: Big Train + Donna on bass & KJ on vocals & uke
• House concerts are awesome. Please contact us to play your party. We like those! (More info)

• September 10, 2016 
- Ottawa Porchfest (Ottawa, ON)
• Big Train plus Donna on bass and KJ on vocals and uke. (More info)

• July 9, 2016 
- Mill Street Brew Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• Right across the street from the big olí fancy official Bluesfest is the rootsy, beersy, and awesomely cover-free lowercase b bluesfest at Mill Street Brew Pub. (More info)

• April 8, 2016 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• March 5, 2016 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• February 6, 2016 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• December 5, 2015 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• November 20, 2015 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• October 17, 2015 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• June 6, 2015 
- Art On The Waterfront (Chesterville, ON)
With: The Whiskey Standards, Ray Harris and more!
• 5th Annual Art on the Waterfront Festival in Chesterville Ontario. Big Train is thrilled to be part of a sunny afternoon of art and music along the banks of the Nation River. We'll be on stage just as the party is starting to get serious, at 6pm.

For details, check out www.fotnr.ca (More info)

• May 7, 2015 
- Irene's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
With: A bevy of local blues all-stars
• Big Train's John Cormier is hosting Irene's All Star Blues Jam. Gary will be wailing on the harp-appropriate tunes. Yup. It's a Big Train hi-jacking! (More info)

• March 20, 2015 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• February 28, 2015 
- Rainbow Bistro (Ottawa, ON)
With: A host of special guests
• The 5th Annual Johnny Cash Birthday Bash in support of CKCU - always an amazing night of music. Kicks off at 9pm. There's door prizes and general amazingness. John's playing guitar and Gary's on harp with The Whiskey Standards fronting a HUGE list of special guests including: Jamie Oliver (Big Tobacco & The Pickers, Toronto), Jill Zmud, John Allaire, Rey Sabatin Jr., Jody Benjamin (Ball & Chain), Johnny Vegas, Master Cameron Eric Leon, Uncle Sean and Shannon Rose (More info)

• January 31, 2015 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• December 5, 2014 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• November 21, 2014 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• November 6, 2014 
- Irene's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• Johnny's hosting Irene's famous All Star Blues Jam. And once again, Gary will be kicking the doors in and not leaving the stage unless they drag him off. It's a Big Train hi-jacking! (More info)

• October 25, 2014 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• June 20, 2014 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• May 23, 2014 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• April 16, 2014 
- Irene's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• Big Train is in the Ottawa Blues Society Road To Memphis 2014 Solo/Duo Challenge! First band on at 7:15pm sharp! (More info)

• April 5, 2014 
- Fatboys Southern Smokehouse (Ottawa, ON)
• $5 cover (More info)

• February 22, 2014 
- The Rainbow Bistro (Ottawa, ON)
• The 4th Annual Johnny Cash Birthday Bash. John and Gary will be chugging and wailing with The Whiskey Standards and the huge list of special guests including Big Jeezus Truck, Rob Bennett (The Bushpilots), Clark Lawlor (The Kingmakers). All Johnny Cash music, all night long, in support of CKCU FM (More info)

• January 24, 2014 
- CKCU FM 93.1 (Ottawa, ON)
• Big Train will be pulling into the station just after 10pm to play some music and chat with Ray Harris and Lefty McRighty (More info)

• January 23, 2014 
- Irene's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• John Cormier will be hosting the weekly blues jam at Irene's. Watch for a Big Train hijacking! (More info)

• December 20, 2013 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• It's our first annual Big Train Christmas Gift Exchange. Give the band drinks, and we'll gift you back some sweet tunes! (More info)

• November 23, 2013 
- Arrow and Loon Pub (Bank at 5th) (Ottawa, ON)
With: JC and The Middlemen
• The 5th Annual Ottawa Whitewater Film Festival in support of Whitewater Ontario (More info)

• October 25, 2013 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• The Big Train Halloween Bash. We'll be dressed up as country-folk-blues musicians. Free admission for all slutty nurses and slutty vampires! (More info)

• August 17, 2013 
- Kaffe 1870 (Wakefield, QC)
• (More info)

• April 13, 2013 
- The Royal Oak (Ottawa, ON)
• 117 Centrepointe Dr (More info)

• March 29, 2013 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• March 1, 2013 
- Kaffe 1870 (Wakefield, QC)
• (More info)

• January 26, 2013 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• December 20, 2012 
- Elmdale House Tavern (Ottawa, ON)
With: The Kingmakers, The Middlemen
• Annual Hintonburg Holiday Hootenanny benefit for Youth Services Ottawa! (More info)

• November 20, 2012 
- Kaffe 1870 (Wakefield, QC)
• (More info)

• November 17, 2012 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• October 12, 2012 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• September 14, 2012 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• August 10, 2012 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• June 16, 2012 
- Daniel O'Connell's Pub (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• January 12, 2012 
- Fatboys Southern Smokehouse (Ottawa, ON)
• No cover (More info)

• November 22, 2011 
- Elmdale House Tavern (Ottawa, ON)
With: Golden Bulldozer
• Big Train opening for Golden Bulldozer (More info)



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