Blues-rock legend kicks off big weekend of music at Oshawa’s Biltmore Theatre


Published September 21, 2022 at 9:34 am

Jack de Keyzer

Blues-rock legend Jack de Keyzer kicks off the Convergence Music Festival at the Biltmore Theatre in downtown Oshawa Thursday night.

De Keyzer, a guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer and two-time Juno winner who has been called the “finest blues guitarist in Canada” (by the late Jeff Healey, no less), hits the Biltmore stage at 7:30 p.m. for the all-ages show, presented by the Downtown Oshawa Business Alliance and the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce.

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Veteran rockers Dwayne Gretzky takes you on an epic tour down nostalgia lane with their 10+ piece powerhouse band on Friday night at the historic venue for a 19+ show, while Excuses, Excuses returns to Oshawa for a show Saturday night at the Biltmore.

Excuses Excuses will be supported by Lost in Japan, Mattlayn Music and local up-and-comers Far From Infamy. Saturday’s concert will also be 19+.

For tickets to the shows on Friday and Saturday, go to or

Doors open for both shows at 7:30 p.m.

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