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The Road Hammers and 54•40 to Headline Party in the Patch

June 28, 2024



FOR RELEASE: June 28, 2024 at 8 am

The Road Hammers and 54•40 to Headline Party in the Patch at Port Elgin Pumpkinfest

Saugeen Shores, Ontario - June 28, 2024 - The highly acclaimed country rock band, The Road Hammers, and classic rockers 54•40 are set to headline this year's Party in the Patch at Port Elgin Pumpkinfest in Saugeen Shores. The performances will take place on Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5. This is all part of the festival's exciting lineup of events.

Tickets for The Road Hammers on Friday, October 4 or 54•40 on Saturday, October 5 are $65 per person until July 31.  For more information visit pumpkinfest.org.

The Road Hammers, consisting of Jason McCoy, Clayton Bellamy, and Chris Byrne, have solidified their place as a cornerstone of Canadian country music. With over 25 million streams, five CCMA Awards, and a Juno Award win, the trio's impact on the genre is undeniable.

Formed in 2004, The Road Hammers quickly rose to prominence with their certified Platinum debut album. Their debut at #1 on the Canadian country albums chart was just the beginning of their impressive career. The group's energetic and highly entertaining live shows have made them fan favorites around the world, with extensive tours in North America, Europe, and Australia.

With six albums to date, featuring six Top 10 hits and nine Top 20 singles, including hits like "Homegrown," "Crazy About You," and the certified Platinum "Mud," The Road Hammers continue to captivate audiences with their electrifying performances, celebrating 20 years in 2024.

"We are thrilled to welcome The Road Hammers and 54•40 to Party in the Patch at Port Elgin Pumpkinfest," said John Miller, Chair of the festival organizing committee. "They are sure to make this year's festival an unforgettable experience for all attendees."

Over the course of 40+ years of performing and recording, 54•40 has not only made their mark on the Canadian music industry, but the entire cultural landscape. Led by chief songwriter Neil Osborne, 54•40 has carved out a legacy of gold and platinum albums and an outstanding reputation for their live performances that carries through to this day. With decades of hit songs and more in the making, the secret to 54•40's longevity is their ability to redefine and reinvent themselves.

"54•40 is always future thinking, as a band we’re always expanding our borders, (after all the name does comes from a border dispute) what we call ‘FUTURE HISTORY'…" Neil Osborne

Tickets for The Road Hammers on October 4 and 54•40 on October 5 at Port Elgin Pumpkinfest will go on sale TODAY, June 28, 2024 at 8 am, with early bird pricing in effect until July 31. More information available on the festival's official website https://www.pumpkinfest.org/.

For more information about The Road Hammers, visit their website https://www.theroadhammers.ca/.

For more information about 54.40 visit their website https://www.5440.com/ or Eric Alper Publicist - 647-971-3742.

Pumpkinfest Media Contact:

Ann-Marie Collins

Marketing Director



About Port Elgin Pumpkinfest:

Port Elgin Pumpkinfest is an annual festival held in Saugeen Shores, Ontario, celebrating the fall harvest and community spirit. The festival features a variety of family-friendly activities, entertainment, and the famous giant pumpkin weigh-off.



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