The SwiftKick Band

The SwiftKick Band (SwiftKick) is a 4 piece band of established musicians who have been playing together for about 5 yrs.
We play a wide range of blues, old rock and some newer rock by artists such as BB King, Eric Clapton, Howlin’ Wolf, Down Childs Blues Band, CCR, Willie Dixon, Delbert McClinton,Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jimi Hendrix, The Diamonds, The Doors, The Stones, The Blues Brothers.Etc.


SwiftKick has played at the Amadeus Cafe in 2012 and 2013,2014, 2015, 2016 for the Limestone City Blues Festival and in 2013 for Feb Fest, at the Tir Nan’ Og is 2012 and 2013 for the William Vanhorn Memorial. In 2012 and 2016 for the Kingston and District Labour Council Labour Day Picnic, Numerous dates at the RCHA Club Kingston. The Mansion in Kingston and the Loaf’n Ale in Napanee. 2013, 2015 and 2016 Harrowsmith Canada Day Festival (closing act). West Side Moroni’s in Gananoque. 2014 Canada Day/Rib Fest in Gananoque as well as many private parties throughout the years.


Band members are:

  • Dan Desjardins– Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica
  • Carl Soares– Lead Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
  • Ray Idzenga-Vocals, Bass Guitar
  • Gary Clark– Drums, Vocals

Video’s of The SwiftKick Band can be seen at:
Kingston SwiftKick on YouTube and at
Facebook at The SwiftKick Band.

For more information or bookings, contact Dan at safetyworks@xplornet.ca or (613) 376-3622