Johnny Burke
2017 SHOWS

Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Homemade Stew
Haliburton, Ont

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Picton, Ont
H.O.P.E. Centre

Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Commercial Tavern
Maryhill, Ont
Johnny Burke, Paul Weber, Harold MacIntyre
call 519-648-3644 to reserve

Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Picton, Ont
H.O.P.E. Centre
Johnny Burke and Eastwind
Linsey Beckett
ticket info soon

Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Fenelon Falls, Ont
Fenelon Falls United Church
Merle Haggard Tribute
Johnny Burke, Harold MacIntyre, Paul Weber and Joe Howe
call 705-455-7252 for ticket info

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Valencia, Ont
Joe Howe, Harold MacIntyre, Johnny Burke
Call Karen Ramsay for ticket info

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Haliburton Park

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Prince Edward County
Country Jamboree

2016 SHOWS

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
Legends Show
Vic Juba Community Theatre
Lloydminster, Alberta

Sunday, January 24th, 2016
Legends Show
Festival Place
Sherwood Park, Alberta
2:00pm and 7:00pm

Sunday, April 17th, 2016
Johnny Burke and Eastwind
Orono Town Hall
Main St
Tickets at Apple Blossom Flowers
Orono and Newcastle Stores

Sunday, April 24th, 2016
George Jones Tribute
Commercial Tavern
Maryhill, Ont
Johnny Burke, Harold MacIntyre and Paul Weber

Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Celebration of 50 years in the Music Business for Albert Babin ( Johnny's cousin)

Sunday, May 15th, 2016
Merle Haggard Tribute
Paul Weber, Harold MacIntyre, Johnny Burke, Joe Howe
Haliburton United Church
Tickets at Cranberry Cottage in Haliburton

Sunday, May 29th, 2016
Kingston Shrine Club

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
Harrisville United Church
Lisa Logan and Johnny Burke

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Emerald Community Centre
1910 Nodd Rd
Emerald, PEI
Peggy Clinton and Johnny Ross
guest spot: Johnny Burke

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Tignish Legion
Tignish, PEI
Johnny Burke, Lisa Logan, Joe Howe

Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Kensington Pres. Church
Lisa Logan, Joe Howe, Johnny Burke
Elsie and Raychell Campbell

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
With Joe Howe
Cheticamp, NS
Club des Retraites

Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Miramichi Opry
Redbank, NB
Lisa Logan, Joe Howe, Johnny Burke

Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Double CD Release Party
Club Boishebert, Shediac, NB
Flo Durelle and Johnny Burke

Monday, June 20th, 2016
Linkletter Community Centre in Linkletter
Johnny Burke and Lisa Logan

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Sunday, July 10th, 2016
North Bay Shrine Club
Harold MacIntyre, Johnny Burke, Steve Piticco
tickets call 705-723-5798

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
Newcastle Park
Joe Howe and Johnny Burke

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Head Lake Park

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
Napanee Fair

Sunday, July 31st, 2016
Newtonville Park

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
Kinmount Park

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
Maryhill, Ontario
Commercial Tavern
Paul Weber, Joe Howe, Johnny Burke
Tickets: 519-648-3644

Sept 8th-11th, 2016
London, Ont

Saturday, Sept 17th, 2016
Waupoos, Ont
Harold MacIntyre, Steve Piticco, Johnny Burke

Sunday, Sept 25th, 2016
Oshawa Legion
Simcoe St S

Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016
Shediac, NB

Monday, Oct 3rd, 2016
Summerside Legion, PEI
Johnny Burke & Lisa Logan

Friday, Oct 7th, 2016
Emerald Community Centre
Emerald, PEI
Peggy Clinton, Johnny Ross and Johnny Burke

Saturday, Oct 15th, 2016
Knights Of Columbus Hall
200 Halifax St,
Moncton, NB
Flo Durelle, Johnny Burke

Sunday, Oct 16th, 2016
Nashwaaksis Lion's Club
15 Killarney Rd
Fredericton, NB
Cheryle Carr, Johnny Burke
Glen Cunningham, Darrell Chambers

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
Hanover, Ont
Naomi Bristow, Johnny Burke, Kiley Joe Mason

2015 SHOWS

Sunday, March 29th
North Bay
Harold MacIntyre, Joe Howe, Johnny Burke
For info and tickets call:
Harley Renaud 705-474-0776

Sunday, April 26th
Harold MacIntyre, Steve Piticco,
and Johnny Burke
Marjorie 613-637-2693

Saturday, May 23rd
Ontario Street Theatre, Port Hope
Johnny Burke and Joe Howe

Sunday, May 24th
Kingston Shrine Hall
Johnny Burke, Warren Sutcliffe, Joe Howe and The White Brothers
call Bill 613-877-4040

Saturday, May 30th
Bouctouche Community Centre
Johnny Burke and Brenda Doiron
$20.00 in advance
$25.00 at the door
For tickets contact Raymond: 349-2404

Sunday, June 14th
Kensington Pres. Church
Johnny Burke & Lisa Logan
special guests
Elsie and Raychell
ticket info 902-888-8824

Wednesday, June 24th
small intimate church venue
Moncton, NB

Friday, June 26th
Rogersville Country Music Festival

Sunday, June 28th
The Archibald Room
Dalhousie, NB
Tickets: 684-7353

Tuesday, July 7th
Newcastle Park

Saturday, July 11th
Haliburton Legion
Johnny Burke and Eastwind

Saturday, July 25th
Napanee Festival

Sunday, July 26th
Newtonville Park

Saturday, August 8th
Manitoulin Island

Thursday, August 13th,
Kinmount Park

Thursday, August 20th
Colborne Park
Johnny Burke and Eastwind

Sunday, August 30th
Commercial Tavern
Mary Hill

Saturday, September 5th
Kirkland Lake

Thursday, September 10th
Johnny Burke and Eastwind

Sunday, September 27th
Oshawa Legion Branch 43
Johnny Burke and Eastwind with Guests
call 705-455-7252 for tickets

Sunday, October 4th
North Bay Shrine Hall
Johnny Burke, Harold MacIntyre, Steve Piticco

Sunday, October 18th
Victoria Hall, Cobourg
Johnny Burke, Harold MacIntyre and the Sweetwater Band

Wednesday, December 2th
Port Perry
We regret to inform you that Johnny Burke has passed away on the 21st of September, 2017. This website will remain open.


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Johnny Burke was born Jean Paul Bourque in the French Acadian community of Rosaireville, New Brunswick, Canada. In the early 60's Johnny moved to Toronto and immediately began performing in a country/rock group called Johnny and the Bees. Shortly thereafter he joined another group called the Blue Valley Boys; Johnny's first professional job. He then landed a gig at the famous Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto and for the next four years backed name artists such as Lefty Frizzell, Tex Ritter, Loretta Lynn, Red Foley, Charley Pride, Stringbean, Dottie West, Mel Tillis, Conway Twitty, Waylon Jennings, Glen Campbell, Bobby Bare and Carl Smith.

When the Country Music Hall, hosted by Carl Smith, began on the CTV national network, Johnny, along with his guitar player, were chosen from the Blue Valley Boys to back Carl on the show. For the next 3 years Johnny played bass on the Country Music Hall and was later invited to appear as a guest artist.

In 1967 Johnny formed the Caribou Showband and for the next seven years hosted a syndicated televison show called At The Caribou. In 1972 the Caribou Showband changed it's name to Eastwind which later became the houseband on the CTV network show The Funny Farm. Although Johnny and his band spent a great deal of time backing up other name artists, including a seven year engagement on the syndicated Opry North Show, Johnny himself developed a loyal following of fans with his own pure country voice. His hit record Wild Honey was named single of the year in 1978 and his records became top sales items across the country.

Johnny Burke's vocal style gives the traditional country sound a unique flavour. Few can match his talent for song presentation. He has 'twang' and feel and a sincerity that shines through every lyric. The pleasure he derives while performing spills over to his audience and back to the stage. It is always evident that Johnny Burke truly loves to entertain.

1975-Top Country Group/Big Country Awards
1978-Top Country Single "Wild Honey"/ Big Country Awards
1978-Top Instrumental Group/Big Country Awards
1979-Top Instrumental Group/Big Country Awards
2005-Inducted into New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame
2012-Inducted into Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame

14 Albums to date of his own (although he has performed on countless others)

Performed on The Grand Ole Opry, Wrap Around Nashville and Nashville Now, Nashville Network


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