The New Melody Kings
Performing: Band Showcase: FRI Jul 6 at 12:00 PM
The New Melody Kings perform a wide variety of music including Ukrainian, Old Tyme, German, Folk, Country and Western and many others. They are primarily an entertainment and dance band that has performed many times at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village as well as Edmonton’s Heritage Festival.Jerry Ozipko is a classically trained violinist who learned Ukrainian and Old Tyme music from his father in his original band The Melody Kings. He has performed across Canada and in Europe and performs locally at seniors’ residences.
Guitarist Don Eastcott is well known and respected in the country music field as a songwriter and guitarist. He is a popular guest at local seniors’ residences and has performed often with Dwight Yoakam.
Terry Triska has played his accordion in many Ukrainian bands and in local seniors’ residences. He is renowned as one of the founders of the local Edmonton Accordion Festival.