Looking for a more exclusive experience? Located to the left of the stage, with first come, first serve tables & chairs, exclusive washrooms, and one official Stampede VIP T-Shirt. Special beverage menu and cash bar within the area, premium parking and access to the VIP pit near front of stage, first in line for after the show Autographs. The VIP area is a licensed. All Children and guests under the age of 19 must have their own full priced VIP ticket AND must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times while in this area. 

Your package containing your: VIP T'Shirt(s), wristband(s) and neck pass(s) will be ready for pickup in the second week of July and are also available at the main gate when you arrive. *VIP washroom facilities, premium cash bar service, VIP entrance, premium parking and the VIP Pit with access to the front of the stage barricade (limited capacity for your safety) VIP is wheelchair accessible. VIP Lakeside BBQ Dinner Saturday Night 6:30 to 8pm at Oakley's Pub and Patio



The Tweed Stampede an Jamboree is please to announce that  Gord Bamford will be headlining the Friday evening performances. Just check the Schedule Page for show time!!

He’s been called Canada’s answer to George Strait. But a distinctive sound and songwriting ability is what defines Gord Bamford as one of country music’s best neotraditional artists. Like so many others that have come before him, Bamford is not an overnight success. He has spent the better part of the last 20 years honing his craft, working to get where he is today: a 16-time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) award winning artist.


The Tweed Stampede and Jamboree is pleased to announce Eric Ethridge will be on the main stage Friday night. Just check the schedule page for show time!


Subsequently his social media presence enjoyed a drastic increase with over 250,000 Youtube hits and an increase to over 1400 YouTube subscribers. In August of 2015 Eric was the runner-up in the Boots and Hearts emerging artist showcase, and has since had continued interest from both American and Canadian record labels, and is now one of the newest additions to the Feldman's Agency roster. In early 2016 Eric was selected by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada to be one of the top 6 finalist for the CCMA Discovery Program, which then went on to win the CCMA Discovery Award. He has shared the stage with major  acts such as Jess Moskaluke, Brett Kissel, Emerson Drive, Chad Brownlee, The Bros. Osborne, Randy Houser, Chris Young, Billy Currington, Thomas Rhett, Kip Moore, Eric Church and Florida Georgia Line. Eric is currently working with several producers: Jeff Coplan (Love & Theft, Tim Hicks, Black Jack Billy) , Todd Clarke (Phillip Phillips, Autumn Hill, Madeline Merlo), and Brian Howes (Nickelback, Keith Urban, Chris Daughtry, and Hinder) to develop his sound for his debut EP to be released in Early 2017.


The Tweed Stampede an Jamboree is please to announce that Brandon Scott will be giving a Saturday evening performance. Just check the Schedule Page for show time!!

Brandon Scott, the Brighton Ontario native and former frontman of Canadian country band Cold Creek County has ventured off on a solo project which will tour throughout Canada this summer! Playing new music and all the old hits that you would expect!


The Tweed Stampede an Jamboree is please to announce that Country Superstar Chad Brownlee will be headlining the the Saturday Night performances. Just check the Schedule Page for Show Time!


BIO A testament to his drive and talent, Chad Brownlee (MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada) is an extraordinary example of what one person can achieve. Although he may focus on living in the moment, absorbing every treasured second with his fans while performing on stage, Brownlee has already lived a life many would argue could fill multiple lifetimes. An award-winning singer, songwriter, philanthropist and former NHL draft pick, country music artist Brownlee is by definition a renaissance man, who lives by the credence that “opportunity lies along the path created by the choices you make.” With over a billion radio impressions to date, his singles have rapidly climbed the country music charts, with multiple singles cracking the national Top 10. His current single “Somethin’ We Shouldn’t Do” off of Brownlee’s new album Hearts On Fire (album release date: April 29, 2016) was recently released to Canadian radio, (following his previous two Top 10 singles “Hearts On Fire” and “I Hate You For It”). As of May 30, 2016 Chad achieved the 8th top charting Canadian position on the BDS Country chart. “I Hate You For It” was #1 on Mediabase most added country format and #2 on most added all format during the week of May 2, 2016. The video for the single “Hearts On Fire” was nominated for a 2016 Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) Video of the Year Award™, and the album was recognized with nominations in the Album of the Year and Recording Package of the Year categories. Shares Brownlee, “[I Hate You For It] is my favourite song on the new album. It's got an edge that is slightly softened by an underlying addictive love. We can become entangled in one another. A conscious knowing of the intoxicating power one person can have over our emotions. We lay prisoner to the chains of infatuation. Like the lyrics say, one is literally ‘punch drunk crazy’!” Over the last few years Brownlee has received critical acclaim and numerous accolades including a highly coveted 2013 JUNO nomination for Country Album of the Year, and consecutive CCMA Award Male Artist of the Year nominations (2012 & 2013). For this British Columbia native, a strong work ethic defines his successful transition from the ice rink to the stage. With the release of Hearts On Fire, the fourth album in his discography, he is reflective and conveys a philosophical honesty regarding his musical journey, “[It is] quite surreal actually. I'm starting to grow to accept how incomprehensible time is. I really didn't know what to expect when I started down this music road. It's like watching a bucket of water fill up one drop at a time. In the moment it may seem slow, but before you know it, the drops have filled the entire bucket.” A culmination of many days and nights on the road, and hours in the studio, Brownlee has been taking the Canadian country music world by storm. He continues, “At the beginning of my journey, and still to this day, I just want to write the best song in each moment of creativity and sing the best I can sing each time I perform.” Like many artists, Brownlee discloses that Hearts On Fire is inspired by life itself, each and every good or not so good moment, all for which he is thankful. He shares, “The new album touches on a broad scope of topics, laden with lyrical substance. Musically, it reflects a little of what the audience already know as me, as well as a fresh new side that has yet to be seen!” The album reveals a polarizing perspective of love, romance and even obsessive infatuation. Following the more traditional tale of love explored in the single “Hearts On Fire” (written by Angelo Petraglia and Erik Dylan), Brownlee leaps the emotional spectrum with the track “I Hate You For It”. This track introduces a new dynamic sound to Brownlee’s musical repertoire, featuring a deeper intensity found in the vocals, and fuelled with heavier instrumentation. In June 2014 Brownlee released his third album, The Fighters. A strong supporter of the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation™, to celebrate the release of his last album, he partnered with the Foundation to promote “Camp Day” travelling nationwide from Nova Scotia to his home province of British Columbia, visiting four cities in one day! This album features the award winning track “Just Because”, for which Brownlee and his fellow co-writers (Mitch Merrett, Brian White and Phil Barton) received the 2014 British Columbia Country Music Association (BCCMA) Socan Songwriter of the Year Award. He also received two more 2015 BCCMA awards, for both Video and Songwriter of the Year for the single “When The Lights Go Down”. In March 2015, Brownlee embarked on his first Canadian headlining tour; When The Lights Go Down Tour. In response to a bevy of fan requests, on May 18, 2015 Brownlee released his cover of Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”, a fan favourite throughout the tour. Since the release of his sophomore album Love Me Or Leave Me, the talented singer-songwriter has shown the music industry that his star in country music is on the rise, quite literally, as he was also the recipient of the 2011 CCMA Rising Star Award. In celebration of the release of this album, Brownlee hit the road, touring with Grammy-nominee Dierks Bentley across the country, and has been touring ever since including co-headlining the coast-to-coast Your Town Throwdown tour with Deric Ruttan and Jason Blaine in the fall of 2013, and the 2012 Boys of Fall tour with Dallas Smith. Brownlee’s passions run deep; philanthropy most certainly tops his list of priorities. He frequently donates his time wherever and whenever possible to a variety of causes. Annually he continues to partner with the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation™ to share the joy of music with young campers, leading music workshops across the country. In 2014 he recorded a new track and filmed a video with kids who benefit from the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation™ called “We Don’t Walk This Road Alone”. All artist proceeds from the sale of this digital single will be donated to the foundation. An artist who believes “in order to make what you do your profession, you must first act like a professional,” his warm personality and charming persona intimately invites the audience to experience a musical journey as he performs with a commanding, intoxicating stage presence.


David James will be on the main stage Saturday Night at the Jamboree. 
Just check the schedule page for show time!

Restless spirit and fearless determination, coupled with a ferocious belief in loyalty and a hint of a hopeless romantic, are all qualities that manifest in David James (MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada) and can be found haunting his lyrics.  David lives by the motto “nothing worth having comes easy and opportunity looks a lot like hard work,” and work hard he does.  With his debut performance at Boots and Hearts, a new EP, and two 2016 Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) Award™ nominations in the Rising Star and Recording Package of the Year (for album Songs About A Girl) categories, David has been busy mapping out his 2016 musical trajectory.

His debut 6 song EP Songs About A Girl (release date: March 11, 2016) was produced in collaboration with music industry’s esteemed Darren Savard (Dallas Smith) and Carly Savard (One More Girl).  Three years in the making, every note has been meticulously crafted to evoke the deepest and complex emotions amidst the listeners. Says James about the album, “These songs carry aspects of the human experience we all share – love, passion, perseverance, and really laying it all on the line for those you care about.”

A 2014 CCMA Discovery Program Finalist, in 2015 he won his first Manitoba Country Music Award (MCMA) in the Music Video of the Year category for his first single off of the EP, “What We Weren’t Looking For”. The single is a melodic love song exploring the intoxicating surprise of an unexpected romance.  The song was also featured on the NOW County 10 complication. His single “Lonely Girl,” written by the talented Ben Tennis (Jason Aldean, Parmalee), Brad Rempel (of High Valley), and AJ Goodvin hit the radio waves on March 8, 2016.  An artist with a diverse repertoire, in contrast to his previous release David describes his single (“Lonely Girl”) as upbeat and especially fun to play live.  He shares, “the message behind the song is that even at our lowest lows, everyone has so much to offer and deserves to be loved.”

Known for his charming sense of humour, like many artists, music and songwriting has always been in his soul. He jokes his career path was clearly defined, “when at age 14, following my impassioned performance of Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing’, I came in almost dead last and lost my junior high school Canadian Idol.  I knew then that music must be my destiny!!” Signed to award-winning Canadian country music label MDM Recordings Inc., David describes his sound as melodic pop-rock influenced country.  He will continue to tour throughout 2016.


The Tweed Stampede an Jamboree is please to announce that Dean James will be on stage for a Sunday evening performance. Just check the Schedule Page for show time!!


Dean James is an award-winning singer-songwriter Nashville recording Artist. He's definitely a walking country music Jukebox with no limits on his performance; from dancing on the bar in his white snakeskin cowboy boots to his intimate solo acoustic performances, Dean James' lifelong passion shows through in every song he sings.


Missy Knot will be opening this performance up at approx 7:30 pm.

Fun and fresh, Missy Knott is always bringing something different and unexpected to her deliverance. If you're not listening to the soulful rasp of her voice become a sweet whisper, you're questioning her bare-feet on stage in the dead of winter. Raised in a small musical town, it was only a matter of time before the vision of entertaining her community with her voice and passion became a reality. Taking her first singing lesson at the age of 11 years old, it was a dream of Missy's to become the First Nations version of Selena and there was no looking back from there. Performing in school plays all through elementary and highschool, it was when she was 17 that the musical world around her started to unfold. After being asked to be the lead singer in her high school's cover band, it was immediately after that when she became working closely with Sam Ferguson (Sam Ferguson Band, Thrill of Illusion) on a number of different projects. Missy and Sam Ferguson played in over 125 benefits, charities and fundraisers by the time Missy released her first album.

 Missy released her debut album For No Reason At All... (2009) when she was 19 and with that went on to win Peterborough Folk Festival's Emerging Artist Award as well as Toronto Exclusive Award's Best Pop CD. Taking her album on the road, Missy took part in a 6 week tour in North Western Ontario tour with Shy Anne Hovorka but was forced to cut it short with the unfortunate passing of her father. Dealing with her father's death, Missy took on a lot of responsibility by accepting a spot in the Indigenous Youth Gathering in Vancouver, BC taking place during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. It was when she arrived that she found out that she would be dancing and singing in the opening ceremonies for the 2010 Olympics, sharing the big stage with Nelly Furtado and Bryan Adams. It doesn't stop there for Missy as soon after she was asked to perform an original song on City TV's Breakfast Television and performed in various music festivals across the province opening for acts like Sass Jordan, Crystal Shawanda, Classified, Craig Cardiff and Tomson Highway to name a few. Also working closely with the Georgina Arts Gallery & Center (ArtXtreme), Missy was asked to join a team of travelling artists (Sacred Soul Designs) to Udine, Italy to perform at a conference on Canadian Arts with a focus on Italian visual artist Albert Chiarandini.



The  Festival of the year award winner will be announcing its best line-up to date for the 8th annual Tweed Stampede. The premier camping and western lifestyles festival of Eastern Ontario, set for Aug 4th - Aug 7tht, at the lakeside event park known as Trudeau's Park, will feature some of the biggest names and brightest stars in country music.

Set on the beautiful lakeside Trudeau Park, the picture perfect Stoco Lake as a backdrop. The Tweed Stampede brings fans a mixture of country music. In addition to top-notch entertainment at the main stage and the Alexander Keith's Saloon stage, The Stampede offers its patrons an amazing western experience including specialty and food vendors and much more. Join thousands of the friendliest people in the country and enjoy cold beer, homegrown talent and the most fun you can pack into a great Canadian Long Weekend. 

Three-day, general admission tickets will be available for a limited time at the early-bird price of $120. Reserve your campsite while they last for just $60! Also VIP Upgraded tickets are now available, don't miss your chance to buy them today! For more information or to purchase tickets and camping, please visit the tickets page or call (866) 844-1483.