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Aaron Garner

Collingwood , ON


14 Dickson Road
Collingwood, ON L9Y 2X3 CA (map)




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Consummate live performer AARON GARNER had his musical career begin nearly 20 years ago, and his travels have led him all over Canada to perform with award-winning masters of their... Read more
Consummate live performer AARON GARNER had his musical career begin nearly 20 years ago, and his travels have led him all over Canada to perform with award-winning masters of their craft, blues legends, and Canadian rock music stars. Throughout his career he has toured or shared the bill with Sam Roberts, Ron Sexsmith, Joel Plaskett, Gord Sinclair of The Tragically Hip, Jeremy Taggart, Duncan Couts and Steve Mazur of Our Lady Peace, Ashley MacIsaac, Suzie McNeil, Kelly “Mr. Chill” Hoppe, Patrick Ballantyne and Al Cross of Big Sugar, Juno award-winning blues artists Steve Strongman and Fathead, Juno nominee Craig Cardiff, Javier Colon of NBC’s “The Voice”, Jordan and Prakash John, Pat Robitaille, Jason Collett (Broken Social Scene), and internationally renowned blues harmonica master Carlos Del Junco.

His last release, "There & Back" garnered airplay across CBC Radio's 1, 2 and 3 networks, and was well received by fans and industry.

He resides in Collingwood and is currently writing material for his next release.
“You sing and play the hell out of everything… This guy’s got it.” – Ralph Murphy, VP ASCAP Nashville, former President of The Nashville Songwriters’ Association International

“Your trio was outstanding tonight Aaron! Rick, John, and you nailed it. Thanks for the best Thursday in memory, pal.” – Jeff Woods, Producer/Host, Q107 ‘s “Legends of Classic Rock” syndicated radio show.

“You sound really great man, excellent performance…” Bernie Taupin, songwriter for Elton John

Corporate Performances & Private Events

Aaron also has a broad repertoire of cover music in addition to his original material and is available for corporate, wedding and private occasions as a dynamic solo acoustic singer/guitarist or with the electrifying Aaron Garner Band. A short list of past satisfied clients includes The Wayne Gretzky Classic, Ford, VW Audi Canada, Samsung, Pfizer, Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Colgate, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Maple Leaf Foods, the Canadian Football League, Mastercard, Gillette, Bloor Yorkville, BIA, Communique, Cuthbertson Entertainment, Westin Hotels, Intrawest, Blue Mountain Resorts, Muskoka’s Taboo Resort and JW Marriott The Rosseau. He also recently performed two nights in a row for famed Elton John songwriter Bernie Taupin’s art show with the artist in attendance at the illustrious Liss Gallery in Toronto. Read less


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Are you an agency or a band?
What is the size of your band?
Medium (4-6 musicians), Small (1-3 musicians)
What music genre does your band play?
60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Dance, Folk, Funk, Motown, Oldies, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Reggae, Rock, Soul
Do you have liability insurance?
What is your band's usual attire?
Formal, snappy casual
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
Yes, available on website - www.aarongarnermusic.com
Are you willing to learn songs that you do not currently know?
Yes, 1-3 requests not in repertoire are included. Additional requests will be subject to additional charge for learning/rehearsal time to have material performance-ready.
How much time do you usually need for setup?
Solo performance - 1/2 hour
 Band performance -1 to 1.5 hours
How much space do you usually require?
15' wide x 6' deep minimum
Do you have a sign or banner that you use at events?
What (if any) special equipment, such as disco balls or lighting, is offered with your service?
Stage lighting is provided.
Do you usually emcee the event, or talk between songs?
Aaron is available to emcee during the reception for general announcements.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you need a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
For reception performance, sets are 50-60 minutes long with a 15-20 minute break after each set. Meals may be required depending on timing and location; band generally prefers to eat before performance.
Do you play recorded music during your break?
Yes, PA system is compatible with any device using a standard 1/8 inch headphone output jack (iPod/iPhone/laptop). Playlist assembly is the perfect duty for your favourite bridesmaid/groomsman! :)
If one or more of the band members is unable to attend, what is your backup plan?
Never encountered this scenario, have a broad network of musicians to draw from.
What is your overtime rate?
$200 per hour
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
Travel expenses are negotiable at time of booking. In case of lengthy travel, accommodations may be required.
What is the required deposit to secure your services?
25%, or designated amount determined at time of booking.


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