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The Celebration of Life for Gordie Lewis

Blog/FavouritesNovember 2nd 2022
Jacqueline Hong

To commemorate the lasting contributions of the Teenage Head guitarist - Gordie Lewis after his tragic death on August 7th of this year, Gordie’s family, friends and bandmates have prepared The Celebration of Life. This coming Saturday on November 5th at FirstOntario Concert Hall, the surviving core of Teenage Head including Steve Mahon (co-founder and bassist), Dave “Rave” DesRoches (lead vocalist) and Gene Champagne (drummer) will set the stage for two consecutive sets of the show.

Along with the Teenage Head bandmates will be Trent Carr (guitarist) from Headstones, Greg Brisco (local keyboard stalwart), Sonny del Rio (saxophone) and Michael Lewis (saxophone) to further honour Gord’s legacy.

The show will also feature Gord’s friends who will join on stage to acknowledge the 47 years of commitment as the Teenage Head guitarist:

Tim Gibbons of The Shakers
Andy Curran of Coney Hatch
John Kastner and Scott McCullough of the Doughboys
Mike Trebilcock of The Killjoys
Luke Bentham of The Dirty Nil
Local punk rocker Sam Squid
ex-Forgotten Rebel Chris Houston
Lou Molinaro of Tongue Fu

The concert admissions tickets are offered at $10 each (including fees and tax) and can be accessed here. Any proceeds will be going to Good Shepherd, Lewis family’s charity of choice.