Scotiabank’s Midnight Madness 2014: Entertainers, Attractions, Patios & Parking

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Scotiabank’s Midnight Madness 2014: Entertainers, Attractions, Patios & Parking
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Scotiabank’s Midnight Madness 2014 in Downtown Oakville is one of the hottest events in the GTA. With nine stages featuring top-tier entertainment, open-air patios serving up delicious fare, activities that will excite the whole family and first-class shopping, there is no other place you’ll want to be on Friday, July 18th than Downtown Oakville.

The festivities start at 6:00 PM and go ’till midnight. Here’s what is happening!

Stage 1


Stage 1 (closest to Navy Street) features The Mike Branton Band with Wayne Deadder on Bass and Shawn Abedin on drums. Branton just loves the blues and has played with the who’s who of Canadian and American blues musicians.

Stage 2


Stage 2 (Town Square) features StereoKid, with a rap rock sound and a strong beat, whose roots started off in Oakville.

Stage 3

CCAH SteelBand

CCAH SteelBand

Stage 3 (between George & Dunn Streets on the north side of Lakeshore Road) features the SteelBand from the Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton, created in 2009, that has played at: Caribana, Rhythmfest, Pan Alive, and Carifest Panorama.

Stage 4

Stage 4 (on the west side of Dunn Street north of Lakeshore Road) features Tiny Little Doses, a local Oakville indie psychedelic band featuring Dale Roossein and Dylan Harris.

Stage 5

What the hoop?

Stage 5 (on the east side of Dunn Street south of Lakeshore Road) features What the Hoop? In the past couple of years, classic hula hooping has evolved into a beautiful art form called Hoop Dance¸ which incorporates fancy tricks and spins that create a unique “flow.”

Stage 6

Stage 6 (just east of Trafalgar Road on Lakeshore Road) features Classic Rock Live, a group of highly-skilled musicians who deliver an explosive performance of the most powerful songs ever written by super groups like Journey, Queen, Foreigner, Van Halen, Eagles, Rod Stewart, Boston, Whitesnake, Kiss, Styx, Led Zeppelin & other classic rock gods. It’s classic rock the way it was meant to be.

Stage 7

Stage 7 (on Reynolds Street north of Lakeshore Road) features Whitney Pea whose sound is playful and original with lyrics that often illustrate the connection between the human heart and nature.

Stage 8


Stage 8 (on Reynolds Street south of Lakeshore Road) features The Mighty Fish, an acoustic-based band that plays everything from classic rock to current radio selections.

Stage 9

Stage 9 (on Lakeshore Road, east of Reynolds Street on the south side) features Fiddlestix who perform Fiddle Rock, an unprecedented musical genre that fuses electric violin with all styles of music played with a distinct Rock and Roll flair.

Other Activities & Events:

  • Drivewise driving simulator @ 260 Lakeshore Rd E
  • Bouncy Castle @ Pick of the Crop, 245 Lakeshore Rd E
  • Blue Heel Dance Display @ Trafalgar and Lakeshore
  • Canadian Martial Arts Karate Display @ Trafalgar and Lakeshore
  • Fred Astaire Dance Display @ 225 Lakeshore Rd E
  • Scotiabank display @ 207 Lakeshore Rd E
  • Budd’s Car Displays @ Navy and Lakeshore and @ Towne Square
  • Wineries of Niagara-On-The-Lake display @ 216 Lakeshore Rd E
  • Cheerforce Wolfpack @ South Dunn Street

 

Patios:

  • Paradiso Restaurant, 125 Lakeshore Road East
  • Ristaurante Julia, 312 Lakeshore Road East
  • Southside Cottage Grill, 234 Lakeshore Road East
  • The Works Gourmet Burgers, 149 Lakeshore Road East
  • Bru Restaurant, 140 Lakeshore Road East
  • Knights of Columbus Beer Garden, 326 Lakeshore Road East

 

Transportation & Parking:

Parking is always tight in downtown Oakville so why not ride your bike or take the free shuttle from the Oakville GO Station? Lakeshore Road will be closed from Navy Street to Allen.

  • Free bike corral @ Thomas and Robinson (90 Thomas St) (bikes must be picked up by 12:30 a.m.)
  • Free shuttle bus drop-off and pick-up @ Church and Dunn, leaving every 15 minutes from the Oakville GO Station

 

Washrooms:

  • Thomas and Robinson
  • George and Church
  • Towne Square
  • Reynolds and Robinson

 

Emergency Services:

  • St John Ambulance at Lakeshore and Dunn
  • Police Midnight Madness Headquarters @ 146 Lakeshore Rd E. (BIA Office)
  • Volunteers will be available throughout the event space
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