About Us

COMING OF AGE is Collingwood’s best classic rock band.

Coming of Age is a group of musicians with over 30 years of experience in playing venues throughout Canada. With a set list covering Classic Rock, New Rock, Funk and Pop, Coming of Age performs songs to engage audiences of various ages and musical tastes.

Led by the powerhouse vocals of Ted Wright, Coming of Age features the lead guitar prowess of Darren Whalen, the outstanding harmony vocals and rhythm guitar work of John Gabriele, and the thunderous and solid backbeat provided by bassist Ron Pretli and drummer Rich Sherkin.

Sharing a love and respect for Rock music, Coming of Age features a set list of well-loved but not over-played rock and roll. You’ll hear many classics, old and new, but you will also be surprised by songs that you haven’t heard in a long time. Coming of Age’s set list includes songs by Deep Purple, Foreigner, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Billy Idol, The Cult, Bruno Mars, Tragically Hip, the Talking Heads, and many more songs guaranteed to get people up and on their feet.

Coming of Age performs primarily in Collingwood, The Blue Mountains, Owen Sound, Barrie and in the Greater Toronto Area, and continues to build a fan base and an increasing online presence with every show.

Coming of Age will provide an outstanding and memorable performance at your event, which is guaranteed to please your audience.

For information on booking Coming of Age for your venue visit our Contact Page.

Let’s Rock!