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Sam Roberts Band Performing at Community Rocks 2016!

This year’s theme is Mardi Gras so expect nothing less than fabulous colourful décor and authentic old-time New Orleans jazz party music.

In addition, you and your guests will be treated to a cocktail reception with wonderful food inspired by New Orleans’ culinary tradition.

And, when the concert is over…

The party continues with a live DJ, more great food and lots of dancing!

Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts Band are a Montreal-based touring rock band who have just recorded their fifth studio album, Lo-Fantasy. “Low fantasy is a literary genre that takes place in a world very much like our own, but in which magic – or the possibility of magic – exists,” Roberts says. “It’s grounded in reality, but it’s an altered reality.” The album was produced by Youth (The Verve, Primal Scream, Propellerheads) and mixed by Dave Bascombe (Depeche Mode, Tears for Fears, Santigold). They recorded the album live on the studio floor in twelve days. It helped capture the fiery spirit and urgency that have made their live shows so legendary, earning them spots performing everywhere from Letterman and Conan to Bonnaroo, ACL, Lollapalooza and Bumbershoot, and alongside heroes like the Rolling Stones and AC/DC.

The Happy Pals

The Happy Pals New Orleans Party Orchestra is a seven-piece jazz band based in Toronto Canada, playing authentic old-time New Orleans party music. They’ve been featured every Saturday at Toronto’s legendary Grossman’s Tavern for over thirty years, and have attracted literally generations of fans. The Happy Pals play swinging, rocking tunes you can dance, sing or just hang out to – pop standards, blues, hymns, marches, Dixieland, calypso, Rock’n’Roll, you name it! Tunes by Kid Thomas, King Oliver, Fats Domino, George Lewis, Johnny Cash, Glenn Miller, Hank Williams, Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan and more! Website

Ben Mulroney

Anchor of CTV's eTalk

Ben MulroneyBen Mulroney interviews the biggest stars and reports live from red carpets around the world. As the friendly anchor of Canada’s number one entertainment show, CTV’s eTalk, Mulroney always brings the best to what he does as a speaker, emcee, event moderator, and interviewer. Whether on stage or in front of a camera, Mulroney draws on his incredible expertise to create memorable and entertaining experiences for all his audiences.

DJ “Raptor” Marc

DJ Rapter MarcMarc has been DJing professionally for four years now. “Raptor” is his Ontario Pioneer Camp name, where he works in the summer.

Marc wanted to become a DJ because he likes to get people dancing. He enjoys all types of music from Rap and Top 40’s to oldies and classics. His favourite artists include Eminem, Pitbull, LMFAO and Sinatra. DJ Raptor Marc’s first gig was a Community Living Toronto North York Region Hallowe’en dance. Marc has DJ’ed fundraisers, weddings, dances and birthday parties.

Marc is also an accomplished break dancer and is often seen on the dance floor.

Now, “Let’s Get This Party Started!” ‘cause “Party Rock is in the House Tonight!”

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