John Lennon once said that “life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Apollo is what happened when four good friends were busy playing in other bands. A side project, that quickly became THE project after the others fell through. With a smooth mixture of original songs and some very sweet pop, funk and rock covers. Apollo is definitely a band to watch out for.
Kyle Palmer, Adam Chartrand, Vidal Ortiz and Lucas Ruddell formed in late 2014 in their second semester at St Lawrence College, playing local shows at small bars around Kingston. It wasn’t until March 2015 when they finally decided to start recording an EP for all of the original songs they had written. Unfortunately, Lucas had previously decided to move to British Columbia to work for a year. Despite this obstacle, the group decided to continue to write and record music using DropBox to keep Lucas as their sole producer. Until then, Apollo plans to be spreading their name around Kingston with their three piece group set on taking over Southern Ontario, then the Country.
Adam Chartrand | Vocals and Rhythm Guitar
Kyle Palmer | Bass and Vocals
Vidal Ortiz | Drums and Vocals
Lucas Ruddell | Lead Guitar and Vocals
NAME | Apollo
EMAIL | J_N_A@Hotmail.com
The Tragically Hip started its own music festival, Another Roadside Attraction, in 1993. The first event was held in Winnipeg and featured the Hip, Midnight Oil, Crash Vegas, Hothouse Flowers and Daniel Lanois.
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