Craven Country Jamboree Opens with The Milkman’s Sons
The Milkman’s Sons kicked off the 2015 Craven Country Jamboree Wednesday, July 8 at Leopold’s Tavern beer gardens stage. “What a fabulous opportunity for our band to get to perform in front of over 10,000 people”, stated Mickey Kupchyk co- founder of the band, “I wish that every performer at some point gets the chance to play to such a huge receptive crowd!” The band performed a wide range of cover songs including: country, southern rock, and classic rock to a very appreciative crowd.
On Thursday The Milkman’s Sons closed out the night at Craven following headliners Blackjack Billy, an American country rock group based in Nashville.
“We have quite the whirl wind tour going this year with The Milkman’s Sons. January we performed at The House of Blues in Chicago. Now we’ve played at the Craven Country Jamboree, one of the largest country music festivals in North America” said Kenny Kupchyk, lead singer for the band. “This was one of those special gigs we had on our wish list”. October 2015 The Milkman’s Sons are booked to play the Casino Regina Show Lounge.
The Milkman’s Sons have been described as “not just another cover band, but more of a “Tribute Band” – recreating the music you love to hear with amazing accuracy. The band’s lead singer, Kenny Kupchyk has the uncanny ability to emulate many voices including: Tom Petty, Steve Earle, Warren Zevon, Dwight Yoakam, and Billy Gibbons to name a few. They perform a song list made to please a wide variety of people, from Classic Rock to Modern Rock, Blues to Country, plus a few surprises. The band has earned its place by delivering a great evening of fun every time they hit the stage. The Milkman’s Sons are professionals who deliver the same show and energy whether performing to thousands of people or a couple of hundred”.
The group is composed of Kenny Kupchyk (lead vocals, bass guitar), Mickey Kupchyk (rhythm guitar, vocals), Terry Anaka (drums), and Brett Johnstone (lead guitar, vocals).