Saturday Night Special is made up of talented, passionate musicians dedicated to keeping the hippie Southern 70’s sound of Lynyrd Skynyrd alive. A must see if you like honky tonk rock and roll with a southern rock growl.
Saturday Night Special founder suggests, “Get out your bell bottoms and dust off your boots if you’re coming to our show!” Covering Lynyrd Skynyrd hits like Sweet Home Alabama, Gimme Three Steps, Free Bird, That Smell, Tuesday’s Gone, Saturday Night Special, of course, and many more. SNS plays mostly open air festival venues and has opened up for headliners such as David Wilcox and Finger Eleven.
This group has been hand selected from a great “Northern Ontario” talent pool. Each and every member brings a certain uniqueness and authenticity the table as well a great life to their role in this stage show.
“This is not my band…. It’s our band! It’s not just a band, it’s a show band”, say’s Saturday Night Special’s Founder/Manager/ Musician. I may have made it happen but it’s a united we stand kind of thing. We play most of the “Old School” material from the 1976 tour before the tragic plane crash.
The seasoned musicians proud to be part of this rocking tribute group are: Frontman and Lead Vocalist – Danny Macdonald, Guitars/Vocals – John Maki, Guitars/Vocals – Tim Hietanen, Bass – Chris “Pepper” Peplinski, Keys – Robin Desbiens, Drums – Rob “RC” Straughan, Backup Vocals – Gisele Guenard/Lise Violette.
Ready to entertain with hits that classic rock lovers know well, Lynyrd Skynyrd fans will not be disappointed.
Saturday Night Special is also available for private parties / Corporate events.
Workin’ For MCA
I Ain’t the One
Gimme Three Steps
Needle and the Spoon
Don’t Ask Me No Questions
Cry for the Badman
I Know a Little
Saturday Night Special
Whiskey Rock a Roller
Gimme Me Back my Bullets
You Got That Right
Sweet Home Alabama
What’s Your Name
That Smell The Breeze