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Jamming for years

Local singer/songwriter Joey Vaillancourt played at the Quyon JamFest on Friday afternoon. The annual event brought out several hundred country music fans to Quyon over the weekend.
The festival ran Thursday through Sunday, seeing over 200 campers roll up and many country acts grace the stage. Pictured, Darlene Brooks belts out a crooner.
Always a local favourite, being the hometown pride, Gail Gavan performed a Saturday night set. From left: Justin Bennett, Connor Gavan, Gail, Jonathan Fortin and Grady Trudeau following her show.

CALEB NICKERSON
QUYON June 28 - July 1, 2018
For the 17th year, a horde of country music fans flocked to Quyon in an armada of trailers to camp out for JamFest.
The annual event attracts hundreds of people every year and offered a solid lineup of classic country music, from local legends to up-and-comers. The festival ran from Thursday through Sunday, opening up with music director Gary Cummings and his friends, followed by an open-mic.
Opening ceremonies started just after noon on Friday with Pontiac MNA André Fortin welcoming the crowd.
Organizer Beverley Fortin said that by Friday afternoon 165 trailers had arrived, and many more were expected.

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