Revelree Music Festival

2024 Revelree Music Festival Announces Lineup

One of Ontario’s fastest growing festivals is back for its third year featuring the Goo Goo Dolls, The Trews, Brett

Young, Gavin DeGraw, Teigen Gayse, and The Castellows

SARNIA (January 25, 2024) – The Revelree Music Festival is back in a big way. Being held Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, 2024, year three of the all-ages live entertainment event held inside the natural setting o Sarnia’s Canatara Park features a great mix of Canadian and International artists across multiple genres.

Friday night’s lineup kicks off with one of the two winners of the inaugural Road to Revelree emerging artist competition, followed by Toronto’s indie-alt rocker Loviet. From there, current BCCMA Female Artist and Song Writer of the Year, Teigen Gayse, takes the stage ahead of a special guest who is confirmed, but will be announced on March 2. That artist will open for international recording artist and multiple Grammy-nominated group the Goo Goo Dolls, who will headline the first night of the festival.
The festival continues on Saturday with a first for Revelree – a feature of country artists. The lineup begins with the second Road to Revelree winner leading into Harrow/Lasalle duo Buck Twenty. From there, Nashville sisters and exploding country group, The Castellows, perform before multiple-award winning artist Gavin DeGraw takes the stage. He will open for the night’s headliner, Academy of Country Music Awards winner for Male Vocalist of the Year, Brett Young. “We feel very lucky to have such a diverse and talented lineup for 2024,” says Festival Director, Scott Palko.
“The Revelree Music Festival strives to put the best talent from any genre of music on the stage for our
attendees to enjoy. The most important criteria for us is ‘do our artists put on a fantastic live performance?’, and the lineup we have this year answer that question with a resounding, ‘yes’. We have both Canadian and International artists who have entertained around the world and to bring them all to one stage over the cours of a weekend is something we are proud to offer our festival-goers.”
Going into its third year, Palko says Revelree is trying to grow through both the festival and its support of
emerging artists.

“Two values that Revelree is trying to live by in our festival and associated events is to give our attendees an unforgettable experience and provide opportunities for emerging artists to take the stage. The Road to
Revelree featured 20 bands from across Ontario, Quebec, and New York all playing for two main stage spots at
the festival. The quality of these artists is incredible and not only will be able to help them grow their fanbase,
but our festival goers will be able to experience these up-and-coming acts. We believe the two go
hand-in-hand, so we want to give these artists to earn new listeners while being on the same lineup as
award-winning worldwide acts that will draw huge crowds.” July 19 – 20, 2024

The Revelree Music Festival is an all ages event. General Admission tickets are $99 for a single day or $169 for a
Weekend Pass, and VIP Tickets are $139 for a single day or $249 for a Weekend Pass. Tickets and full event
details are available now at Additional details about the Road to Revelree can
be found at

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Full Revelree Music Festival 2024 Lineup
Friday, July 19, 2024
Avalon Stone
Avalon’s debut single Forget You available now! Bursting at the seams with raw creative energy, Avalon Stone
draws from her rock roots (Alice In Chains, Black Sabbath, Smashing Pumpkins, The Cranberries) while adding a
heavy and more modern flair (Pretty Reckless, Bad Omens). In an era where the echo of grunge still
reverberates and the allure of alt-rock captivates hearts, Avalon Stone emerges, embracing her past while
carving a new musical destiny.
Soft edgy lyrics filled with relatable secrets grow into raw, power- filled alt-rock anthems with massive vocal
range, white-hot grungy riffs, and soulful solos. “I delve into the dark recesses of the mind in search of
understanding and connection,” Stone shares about her lyrical approach, crafting verses like “Drowning in a
place void of water…”; “Your words are bullets and tears are mine…” Her music speaks a language understood
by every listener’s heart and soul.
Her story is a testament to the profound influence and healing power of music. Hailing from Kitchener, an hour
southwest of Toronto, she took her initial steps onto the stage at a tender age of 10. Since then, she’s graced
over 300 stages, captivating audiences at festivals and venues across Ontario and the United States, from
intimate bars to colossal festival stages boasting 15,000+ fans. With nearly a decade of performance experience
under her belt, her audience is entranced by the fusion of youthful authenticity and the energy that comes
from years of igniting stages with passionate performances. “There’s nothing quite like the connection forged
with my fans and fellow bandmates on that stage,” Stone reflects. Armed with an arsenal of songs that share
her profound insights into the human experience and a trusty sword honoring her legendary namesake, Avalon
Stone launches her solo career with unwavering determination. After sharing the stage in the summer of 2023
with iconic acts like Big Wreck, Sass Jordan, and Kim Mitchell, she’s now in the studio, partnering with producer
Kevin Dietz (known for his work with Glorious Sons, JJ Wilde, and Billy Talent). Avalon Stone invites you to
embark on a transformative journey that blurs the lines between genres, generations, and emotions as she
unveils her debut album Chained through 2024. July 19 – 20, 2024

A powerhouse of 90’s-tinged alternative/indie-pop, Loviet has established herself as one of Toronto, Canada’s
brightest up-and-coming artists to watch in the 2020s. Praised for her “signature, shimmery hooks with
emotionally honest lyrics” (Notion) and “addictive, retro pop-rock…a polished, highly danceable project” (CBC)
Loviet (née Natalie Lynn) has made a name for herself supporting critically acclaimed artists The Beaches, Giant
Rooks and Jesse Jo Stark and performing at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Festival D’ete and The Great Escape.
She’s reaching even greater heights on her EP The Nighttime Is All In The Timing. Produced by Cacie Dalager
and Bradley Hale of American indie-rock band Now, Now, this five-track offering is sonically expansive and
emotionally charged, described by Loviet as “…lots of guitars, energy, power, and mess.” From the unabating
urgency of her boldly breathtaking anthem “Broken Lips” to the intimate, heated unpacking of trauma on
“Wide Eyes” (billed as “a love letter with teeth”) to the unapologetic roar of “Star Treatment,” The Nighttime Is
All In The Timing finds Loviet soundtracking moments of reckoning and raw reflection through catchy and
cathartic upheavals that hit hard and leave a lasting mark.

Teigen Gayse
Producer, Singer, Songwriter Teigen Gayse hails from the picturesque small town of Chetwin BC.
As a little girl, she was Olympic-bound as a professional figure skater. Then, at the age of 13, she picked up her
first guitar. It wasn’t long before song-writing became a passion. It was the ability to tell her own story, in her
own words, that began Teigen’s love for country music. That desire to create pushed her to get an audio
engineering degree before striking out on her own as a full-time musician.
“I’ve always been fascinated with the writers — wanting to know who created the song,” she explained.
That desire to create has continued to be fed by trips to Nashville, as well as co-writes with several industry
veterans, including Chad Kroeger, GordieSamson, Jeff Trott, Dylan Guthro, Emma Lee Doty, Baker Grissom, Phil
Barton, Patricia Conroy, Andrew Allen, Dave Faber, David Thompson and Buddy Owenjust to name a few.
“There is no better feeling than getting to perform something I wrote in front of my fans – its the connection
with them that pushes me to work hard.”
Teigen has been selected as a finalist in SiriusXM Top of the Country and will be performing during CCMA week!
Her highly anticipated new single “Sleeping with Her” hits radio on August 30, 2023. It was produced by Dan
Swimimer and co-written with Gordie Samson, Dylan Guthro and Baker Grissom.
Single “If You Show Me Yours” produced and co-written with Chad Kroeger was Top 30 at Country Radio. She
was IHeart Radio’s ”Future Star” and Rogers“One To Watch”. The single has almost 2 Million Streams. She was
the cover of Apple Music’s Canada’s Country. Teigen completed a cross country promo tour which included
appearances on ET Canada, ETalk, TheMorning Show, BT, CTV and Global. July 19 – 20, 2024

With millionsof Catalog streams to date and over 48 million TikTok views, Teigen came to the forefront of
artists to watch. Her single “I Don’t Need A Boy” won Breakout Artist for Acadia Broadcasting. The single went
Top 50 at Country Radio with over 1.65 Million streams and an impressive 44Million Tik Tok Views. Single
“MessedUp” has surpassed 1 million streams on its own, while her 2021 single “I Don’t Wanna Fall In Love
Anymore” has almost 3 Million TikTok views. It took home the honour of Trending Track from Stingray
Radiohitting #43 on the Billboard Country Music charts, and amassing over 350,000 streams.
You can find Teigen out on the road this summer at Boots and Hearts, Lasso, CMAFestival, Cavendish Beach
Festival, Calgary Stampede, Nevan Fair, TruckStop, 97 South and on tour with Gord Bamford and Tim Hicks with
more announcements to come!

The Trews
Bursting onto the scene in 2004 with their hit single “Not Ready To Go”, which became the most played song on
Canadian rock radio that year, highly acclaimed, east coast bred rockers The Trews – consisting of founding
members Colin MacDonald, John-Angus MacDonald & Jack Syperek – have since become a staple of the
Canadian music scene and abroad. With 20 top ten rock singles to their name (two of which reached number
one), 6 gold & 1 platinum certification and support slots for the likes of the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen,
Robert Plant, KISS, Guns’n’Roses, Aerosmith, Kid Rock and Weezer, the veteran rockers are showing no signs of
slowing down with the 2021 release their latest studio album “Wanderer”. Widely considered one of Canada’s
best live bands, The Trews are not to be missed in a concert hall near you!

Goo Goo Dolls
Formed by Rzeznik and Takac in Buffalo, NY during 1986, Goo Goo Dolls have quietly broken records,
contributed a string of staples to the American songbook, connected to millions of fans, and indelibly impacted
popular music for three-plus decades. Beyond selling 15 million records worldwide, the group has garnered
four GRAMMY® Award nominations and nearly a dozen platinum & gold singles combined, and seized a page in
the history books by achieving 16 number one and Top 10 hits. As a result, they hold the all-time radio record
for “Most Top 10 Singles.”
Thus far, A Boy Named Goo has gone double-platinum, Dizzy Up The Girl five-times-platinum, and
Gutterflower and Let Love In both went gold as Something for the Rest of Us and Magnetic
bowed in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200. Their music continues to reach new audiences around the
world and rack up platinum& gold statuses – including the recently platinum-certified “Slide”, “Blac kBalloon”
and “Better Days” – and has been covered by everyone from Taylor Swif tto Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie
Among a string of hits, “Iris” clutched #1 on the Hot 100 for 18 straight weeks and would be named “#1 Top40
Song of the Last 20 Years.” On the heels of going viral on TikTok, the track recently achieved
seven-times-platinum status and re-entered the Billboard charts, yet again proving the timelessness of Goo
Goo Dolls’ illustrious catalog. July 19 – 20, 2024

Saturday, July 22, 2023
Strange Times
Strange Times is a hard hitting alternative rock band from Sarnia, Ontario. The band’s influences range from old
school Motown all the way to more modern, heavy rock/punk artists. This wide range of music comes across in
their writing style, giving them a unique yet familiar sound. Whether you like heavy breakdowns, funky
interludes, or soulful melodies there is something for everyone in the Strange Times catalogue.The group has
played with notable Canadian acts such as Sloan, Trooper and Eric Ethridge. Playing with this caliber of
musicianship has given Strange Times something to work towards. Their debut single “Goin’ Out Back” was
released on June 29th, 2023 and have some exciting things on the way for 2024.
Buck Twenty
Singer/songwriter duo Mike Ure and Aidan Johnson-Bujold emerged from the small towns of Harrow and
LaSalle, Ontario, in a very big way. In just a few short years, the band has earned incredible accolades and
awards including; Their first Top 40 Billboard Single (#36), four 2021 CMAO Nominations (Single of the Year,
Duo or Group of the Year, Rising Star, Music Video of the Year) Second place in the 2020 Unsigned Only
Contest, Top 10 in the International Songwriting Competition, 2018 CCMA Spotlight Finalists position and
more. In this competitive landscape, this laid-back registered nurse and music teacher, continue to turn
industry heads and win over fans, keeping up with other top-performers in their genre.
Fans recognize Buck Twenty for their trademark sound, which is bursting with harmonies, catchy hooks, as well
as the surplus of positive energy they have on stage. Having opened for artists such as Dan + Shay, Brett Kissel,
Randy Houser, Justin Moore, and Meghan Patrick, these two aren’t afraid to bring a surplus of energy to the

The Castellows
Neo-Traditional Country music trio, The Castellows, are bringing a literal meaning to the phrase, “family
tradition.” The band comprised of sisters Ellie (lead guitar), Powell (banjo) and Lily (vocals), hail from small rural
Georgetown, Georgia, but now call Nashville home. The Castellows’ sound is traditional, yet modern.
Authentic, yet harnessed. The common thread among the trio, other than their DNA, is their masterful
three-part harmonies which blend together to create one singular, almost angelic, voice. The Castellows’ craft
as songwriters is as robust as their voices, which is evident across the trio’s debut EP, A Little Goes A Long Way,
releasing February 9, 2024. The band wrote/co-wrote six of the seven songs that make up the project, with the
promise of much more music to come. The band began turning heads of music industry insiders in January
2023. When spring arrived, The Castellows had signed a record deal with Warner Music Nashville & Warner
Records, collectively. Wasting no time on pleasantries, The Castellows immediately got to work writing,
recording, and performing live. Tapping veteran producer Trina Shoemaker (Sheryl Crow, Nanci Griffith, Queens July 19 – 20, 2024

of the Stone Age), the first fruits of labor to be harvested from 2023 is the debut A Little Goes A Long Way. One
year later, the three sisters from a cattle farm in Georgia are still turning heads, landing on multiple 2024
‘Watch Lists’ including CMT ‘Listen Up,’ Pandora, Country Now, and Nashville Lifestyles’ ‘Five Groups You Need
To Know,” as well as announcing a 21-city tour that will begin eight days after the release of A Little Goes A
Long Way….and they’re just getting started.

Gavin DeGraw
Out in the Catskills, a man and a woman loved music almost as much as they loved each other. They attended
the original Woodstock on what they thought would be their last weekend together, since the man had his
draft card for Vietnam in his back pocket. After his service (he thankfully didn’t enter combat), they got hitched
and had three kids. The man worked at the New York State Department of Corrections as a prison guard, and
mom joined the reserves for college money (doing what they had to do to get by). It was a life of family
hootenannies with guitars and drums roaring until daylight, stained sneakers from mowing seemingly endless
lawns in the summer, and a lot of time in church year-round.
Their boy ended up touring the world as a GRAMMY® Award-nominated star…
With a front row seat to this wonderfully wild little life led by his late parents Lynne and John Wayne, Gavin
DeGraw recounts its most meaningful memories and valuable lessons on his seventh full-length offering, Face
The River . The multiplatinum singer and songwriter stitches together a timeless tale of his own
soundtracked by a signature fusion of rock, pop, soul, and funk.
“Elements of Face The River are definitely my parents’ story,” he observes. “There are also moments of me
watching it. This was the record I felt like I had to make. I got to bear witness to the greatest love story of two
people who would do anything for each other and their family. They were very loyal and committed. They
didn’t have money, but they gave me something way better than money. I saw the pinnacle of what love should
Gavin grew up surrounded by this love in the “real” Catskills. “It wasn’t the place that people go to now to pick
berries for fun,” he laughs. “We picked them, because they were free.” He cut his teeth playing watering holes
anywhere and everywhere around New York. His old man even hocked his demo at bars to get him gigs. “At a
young age, he taught me to run to the lion,” he recalls. “If something is scaring you, attack. It’s how I live.”
Such fearlessness has defined his career thus far. Gavin’s inimitable voice and soulful style boldly bloomed on
his 2003 platinum-certified full-length debut, Chariot. It included the gold singles “Follow Through,” “Chariot,”
and “I Don’t Want To Be”—which Entertainment Weekly hailed as one of “The 25 Best TV Theme Songs of the
st Century.” In 2008, his self-titled second album, Gavin Degraw, bowed in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top
200 powered by the gold-selling “We Belong Together.” 2011’s Sweeter saw him return to the Top 10 as the
single “Not Over You” went double-platinum. Meanwhile, his 2013 duet with Colbie Caillat, “We Both Know,”
garnered a GRAMMY® Award nomination in the category of “Best Song Written For Visual Media” for Safe
Haven. He’s the rare talent who could seamlessly share the stage with Billy Joel and The Allman Brothers or July 19 – 20, 2024

Maroon 5 and Shania Twain. In 2016, Something Worth Saving incited widespread critical applause from USA
Today, Billboard, Entertainment Tonight, and Huffington Post, to name a few.
In 2020, he made the most important record of his career. Teaming up with GRAMMY® Award-winning
producer Dave Cobb , Gavin chose to write entirely by himself.
They recorded in Dave’s Nashville studio, playing together simultaneously with the musicians and listening to
one another.
“I wanted to write my record alone,” he exclaims. “I wrote the first few records alone, and it worked really well
for me. I had a lot to say, and I needed the greatest producer in the world—that was Dave.”
However, he faced the only deadline that ever mattered. With his father stricken fatally ill, he needed to finish
in order for dad to hear it.
“I was motivated by a window I knew was closing,” he sighs. “I had to finish before my father disappeared. I
played him the complete album only about a half-an-hour before he had to be rushed to the hospital. He
looked at me and said, ‘Full circle’. It sounded like how I used to sound when I was playing back in the day. It’s
who I am.”
Now, the album opens with the title track “Face The River.” His distinct intonation quivers above sparse piano
before the organ-laden beat simmers. This slow burn catches fire on a heavenly hook, “Try to face the river. I
cannot cross.”
“I was looking at the way things were headed with my father, and he was facing the river and imagining my
mother on the other side,” he comments. “It helps sum up the album as far as new territory and another level
of intimacy and spirit. As a whole, it’s the record I’ve been hoping to make my whole life.”
Elsewhere, a head-nodding bass line and dreamy guitar heat up “Summertime” as he bottles the “fresh and
sweet feeling of finding young love.” Then, there’s “Ford.” A bluesy riff amplifies the priceless brilliance of
“collective knowledge from older folks about how to do old school shit.” Meanwhile, “Freedom (Johnny’s Song)”
provides a play-by-play of mom and dad’s relationship over piano, “Johnny’s got a family of five and he works
for the state.”
Then, there’s “Hero In Our House,” which memorializes his mom. The record culminates on “Let Someone In.”
Its delicate momentum belies a cathartic heft. “When you deal with a lot of loss, you need to convince yourself
to let people in,” he reveals. “It was nice to leave the record with some hope.”
In the end, Gavin has told the story of a lifetime on Face The River.
“When I played the record for my dad, I told him I finally fulfilled my potential as a musician,” he concludes.
“He said, ‘Masterpiece’. He was not one to give a compliment for compliment’s sake, so nothing felt better. I
was just trying to make something special, authentic, real, and worth waiting for.” July 19 – 20, 2024

Brett Young
From his self-titled debut in 2017, Brett Young has captured the hearts of fans everywhere through his honest
lyrics and West Coast-meets-Southern sound, aptly dubbed “Caliville” style. With an impressive string of seven
#1 hits – “In Case You Didn’t Know” (9x Platinum), “Mercy” (4xPlatinum), “Sleep Without You” (2x Platinum),
“Like I Loved You” (2x Platinum),“Here Tonight” (2x Platinum), “Catch” (Platinum) and “Lady” (Platinum) – and
multiple hit albums defined by an undeniable romantic spark, he has cemented his status as a master of
matters of the heart. Following his acclaimed second studio album, Ticket To L.A., Brett broadened his
emotional scope on Weekends Look A Little Different These Days, which features his current single, “You
Didn’t” (Gold) – still riding high on Country radio – and “Lady,” whose lyrics inspired Brett’s debut children’s
book “Love You, Little Lady,” published by Tommy Nelson (an imprint of HarperCollins). One of only four
modern Country artists to have their first seven singles go #1, Young debuted atop the Billboard Country
Albums chart with his Gold-certified Ticket To L.A. while his Platinum self-titled debut dominated the Top 20 on
the Country Albums chart for 37 weeks, all contributing to over 8.1 billion global streams to date. In 2018,
Young was named ACM’s New Male Artist of the Year and ASCAP’s Country Songwriter-Artist of the Year for his
“melodic craftsmanship”(Billboard) and garnered nominations from Billboard, Teen Choice, CMT and CMA
Awards, while continuing to amass non-stop hits as “one of Country’s most consistent radio stars” (Rolling
Stone). He released his first holiday album Brett Young & Friends Sing the Christmas Classics, with special
guests including Darius Rucker, Maddie & Tae and Colbie Caillat, in 2021, and co-wrote “Long Way Home (From
The Motion Picture ‘Father Stu’)” with Shay Mooney and Bear Rinehart, featured in Sony Pictures’ 2022 film
starring Academy Award Nominee® Mark Wahlberg. His successful Caliville collection of casualwear is available
exclusively at Kohl’s and online at caliville | Kohl’s ( His highly-anticipated fourth studio album,
Across The Sheets, and a new music video for his newest single, “Dance With You,” are out now. Brett recently
wrapped his headlining DANCE WITH YOU Tour, following his successful 5, TOUR, 3, 2, 1 tour. He was out with
Sam Hunt on Hunt’s Summer on the Outskirts Tour this summer and will join him again on the Outskirts Tour
2024, which kicks off in February. For tour dates and more, visit July 19 – 20, 2024