On Saturday night, (Oct. 5), Pumpkinfest is bringing back the popular Practically Hip to the Bruce Telecom Entertainment Tent in downtown Port Elgin.
Established in Southern Ontario in 1997, “Practically Hip” wows their audiences with their passionate recreation of the Hip’s unique sound. They are the most sought after “Tragically Hip” tribute / clone act in Ontario and the U.S.
You’ll be amazed at the vocal ability of Dean Hughes! You will think you are hearing Gord Downie as Dean performs the songs, rants and stories for which the Hip is known for.
The five piece band gives their audiences the highest level of energy and musicianship. The Practically Hip play songs note perfect and then add the jams that the Hip is known for and is something audiences constantly rave about.
Practically Hip has played various clubs, universities and colleges throughout Ontario and the U.S. To add to their list of weddings and private functions, they have also played numerous festivals with recording acts like April Wine, Kim Mitchell, David Wilcox, Colin James, Big Wreck, Trooper, Gowan (in Styx), Sass Jordan and Honeymoon Suite to name a few.
The members of Practically Hip have seen over 75 Hip concerts and their devotion is one of the reasons why they deliver the highest level of accuracy, energy and enthusiasm.
Join them at Pumpkinfest in their celebration of the Tragically Hip! The age of majority opens at 8:00 p.m. Early bird tickets at $15 are available at the Queen’s Bar & Grill in Port Elgin until October 3rd and then at the door for $20.