Posted 9.6.17 @ 0:0 by: Staff

Kerrfest this coming Friday and Saturday is sure to be a hit as the Kerr Village Business Improvement Association made the event even more exciting by adding Bill Durst and Jully Black to the lineup of performers.

Brace Yourself for the Fourth Annual Kerrfest!

Kerrfest 2017 is going to be held this coming Friday and Saturday, September 8 and September 9, 2017 in Kerr Village. The event is a free outdoor festival that has been taking place in Kerr Village and traditionally scheduled on the first weekend after Labour Day every September.

Bill Durst at Kerrfest 2017

Bill Durst is considered as one of the best singers, guitar players, and entertainers anywhere. He is a crowd favourite in Canadian concerts and festivals, with a knack for making the audience have a great time.

Durst has over 10 albums and has written and recorded over 100 songs, no wonder he is in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame! His band Thundermug achieved great success in both Europe and North America. Because of his accomplishments and superb writing skills, he was named as one of the top songwriters in Canada.

Bill Durst will be performing this Saturday September 9 at 7:45 pm. He will open for Loverboy.

Jully Black Bringing Rhythm and Blues to Kerrfest!

The queen of rhythm and blues in Canada, Jully Black is a newbie at Kerrfest. She is no newbie to the music scene though, as she was hailed as one of the 25 greatest singers in Canada by CBC Music and known as Canada’s queen of R&B soul to both her peers and fans.

Jully Black’s music career has yielded quite a number of singles that made it to the top 10 of R&B, pop, and dance music charts. She was also selected to sing for the Queen of England, has earned many industry accolades and has taken home multiple Juno Awards. She’s a performer you go watch because her performances are guaranteed to be electrifying!

Saturday 5:15 p.m. or September 9 is the day Jully will be performing at Kerrfest. Be sure to mark that on your calendar!

More Exciting Kerrfest Detalils!

Eclectic Revival will also be at Kerrfest. They will be playing in the afternoon on Saturday, September 9 at 2:45 p.m.

Kerrfest is an annual festival jointly presented by the Town of Oakville, Budds’, and the Kerr Village BIA that usually attracts people from the local area and the surrounding region of Ontario. Attendees typically number in the thousands.

There is more than music to enjoy at Kerrfest though. There is the Oakville Car Show, the Electric Trackless Train Shuttle, the kids' zone, the Beaver Has Landed Skateboard Competition, and the Kerr Street Mission's family barbecue plus its handmade market.

Expect that the streets will be filled with local merchants and other entertainment. For more details on performances just visit

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