Freedom Train is dedicated to keeping the best classic songs alive by keeping it live. No backing tracks, no autotune, just pure music played with faithful precision - LIVE!
Performing over 200 shows annually, Freedom Train has played Massey Hall, MGM Grand in Vegas, festivals, theatres, clubs, casinos, private parties and corporate events across Canada and the US since 1989.
Freedom Train continues to entertains audiences with their spin on the best of rock, R&B, funk, country and reggae.
The band brings the greatest songs of all time to life with an authentic respect to the essence and intensity of the original classics!
This power-trio features the four octave vocal range of vocalist / bassist Carl Jennings, the inventive drumming of Tim Jennings and the creative guitar stylings of Matt Tennison.
Whether it’s bringing back memories of amazing musical eras or turning new listeners on to timeless songs, Freedom Train loves bringing people together to celebrate the best of times through music!
2022 is here and things are kicking into high gear!!
Freedom Train is booked to play lots of festivals, galas, weddings, parties, and our favourite clubs, we hope to see everyone's FACES in the upcoming season!
Outdoor 2022 live music festival appearances so far include:
Friday July 1st - Brantford Canada Day @ Lions Park
Saturday July 2nd - Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest @ Memorial Park (Headliner)
Saturday August 27th - Winona Peach Festival (Headliner)
Saturday September 3rd - Burlington Rib Fest @ Spencer Smith Park (Headliner)
Please stayed tuned for show details and updates in the SHOWS section on our site.
In 2019 we played 190 shows! It was a great year for Freedom Train, with highlights including:
- Headliner act at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver
- Headlining act at Waterdown Oh Canada Day Music / Rib Festival
- Headlining act at Burlington Rib Fest
- Headlining act at Brantford Rib Fest
- Hagersville Rocks Music Festival
- Dundas Cactus Festival
- New Years Eve at Hamilton Convention Centre
- Winners of the Reader's Choice Awards for Best Musician / Band 2017 & 2018
Check out The Paper Street Journal's interview with Carl:
Big thank you to Gregory Cain for the article!