Power up the Game Boy, frost those tips, and break out the butterfly clips because things are about to get hotter than Kate & Leo in the backseat of that car. Dwayne Gretzky returns to Barrie and this time they’re bringing their 90’s show, Big Shiny Dwayne. Get your tickets as they’ll be gone faster than you can refresh your Geocities-hosted Spice Girls fan site on a dial-up modem.
Dwayne Gretzky is a live music collective celebrating the greatest songs of all time. Transcending both era and genre, this prodigiously talented group of Toronto musicians captivates audiences with a masterfully curated tour of artists from both the classic and modern pop canon from Bowie to Beyoncé, Springsteen to Spears, The Supremes to The Strokes. With tasteful precision, chameleonic versatility and a flair for the dramatic, Dwayne Gretzky scratches our collective itch to be surprised by the familiar.
In an increasingly saturated and scattered music landscape defined by predictable playlists and individualized consumption, Dwayne Gretzky’s high energy nostalgia trips recall the serendipity of flipping through the radio dial, and the joy of coming together en masse to celebrate and sing along to the best songs ever written. Boasting 100+ straight sold out shows in their hometown of Toronto and with venue capacities growing into the multiple thousands, Dwayne Gretzky’s momentum is a testament to the band shattering conventions and redefining what audiences want in a live music experience.