"The Sidewalk Crusaders" is a versatile band which provides an interactive and exciting musical performance filled with many styles of music, improvised solos, and choreography.
The present line up includes Peter Cavanagh on alto sax, Abigail Neale on tenor sax, Mario Paiero on clarinet, Alex Redman on trombone, Miles Finlayson on guitar, Vennie Tu on bass guitar, and Justin McHugh on drums. Styles performed include pop, swing, funk, jazz, disco, top 40, and even video game and movie themes.
The Sidewalk Crusaders has performed a number of private events from weddings, corporate events, to birthday parties, and much more. The band has performed at a long list of events which include "Canada Day at Queen's Park", Cirque Du Soleil's "Kurios" in Toronto, The Dubai Shopping Festival in Dubai, UAE, the Beaches International Jazz Festival, the Toronto Christmas Market, the Toronto Buskerfest, Friday Night Live at the ROM, and many others. The band has also had experience performing as a marching band, performing as a jazz combo and putting on clinics at schools. The Sidewalk Crusaders has also been featured on numerous media outlets including CP24's "Breakfast Television", The Humber College Newspaper, The University of Toronto Newspaper: "The Varsity", The Toronto Star, The Metro, and Newstalk 1010.
The band is available for hire and continues to play a vast variety of events. Contact the band if you would like to add some excitement to your next event!