Local bands are getting ready to take the Stars and Thunder 2018 stage.
The City of Timmins says 12 local and regional bands will be hitting the stage this summer along side acts like Bryan Adams and Our Lady Peace.
One of the local acts, Timmins Symphony Orchestra, says it will be playing a Tragically Hip and Gord Downie tribute on Canada Day.  The orchestra says it is excited to have the opportunity to play alongside the headlining acts because it’s such a unique experience.
Here is the full list of local acts:

– June 24:
Carole Champagne (French, country, country rock, blues)
– June 25:
Last Minute (rock, soft rock)
Jacelyn (adult contemporary, soul, jazz, folk, blues)
– June 26:
Sonic Democracy
Rough Outlook (pop rock, pop punk)
– June 27:
One Inch Speaker (rock, hard rock, modern)
Eugenio Jedi Martinez (guitar great, rock, contemporary world music, multi-instrumentalist,
artist, composer and entertainer)
– June 28:
Wyatt Young (pop rock)

– June 29:
Swamp Rockers (rock, blues, country rock)
Kickback Tracii (rock, country rock, blues)
– June 30:
Big Deal (rock, classic rock, new country)
– July 1:
Timmins Symphony Orchestra (Tragically Hip/Gord Downie tribute)
Young Eagles Drum Group, Singers, and White Wolf Dance Troop

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Read

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Read