Canadian R&B Sensation JRDN Takes the Stage on May 18th at Blue Mountain

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This May long weekend Blue Mountain Village welcomes summer with the first of many free live concerts in its pedestrian Village just 2 hours north of Toronto.

'I've heard so many great things about Blue Mountain and excited for my first trip up. The fellas and I are really looking forward to this show. I know it's gonna be amazing and can't wait for this experience!' JRDN

It’s been a long, cold winter but the unofficial kick-off to summer is just around the corner. Blue Mountain Village, Southern Ontario’s premiere four-season resort destination, provides the backdrop, and smooth song stylist JRDN provides the heat. Fresh off his 2014 Juno win for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year, JRDN is set to headline a long weekend full of music and events with a song list sure to get everyone’s temperature rising.

About JRDN:
JRDN garnered mainstream success with his 2009 release, IAMJRDN with the album’s first single, “You Can Have it All”, hitting number 5 on the MuchMusic countdown. The next single, “Like Magic”, was certified gold, received the 2012 SOCAN Urban Music Award and went to #1 on the Much and MuchMore Music video charts. Both were huge crossover hits that made the Top 20 on multiple Canadian radio formats and landed JRDN the opportunity to perform at the 2011 JUNO Awards. IAMJRDN also received widespread critical acclaim, nominations for the CMRA Fan choice Award, New Artist of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year at the 2012 JUNO Awards. This recognition has given JRDN the opportunity to tour with acclaimed artists including Classified, Danny Fernandes, Alyssa Reid and Hedley, and to open for international stars including Ne- Yo, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg and Nas. JRDN is the perfect marquee act for a long weekend full of music and events including groove dancing, a rib-eating contest, Saturday night fireworks and more.

About the Village:
Between the foot of the Niagara Escarpment’s scenic Blue Mountains and the rugged shores and crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay, the picturesque Blue Mountain Village is Southern Ontario’s premiere four-season destination. A cobblestoned pedestrian village framed by turn-of-the-century Ontario architecture, the Village offers a wide variety of family accommodations, activities and attractions including over 40 unique shops and restaurants, zip lines, ropes courses, hiking, biking, Segue tours and much more. An incredible natural retreat, the Village offers as much – or as little – as you’d like to do.

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