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Junkyard Symphony's at Storybook Gardens in London, Ontario
Aug 18, 2013
Junkyard Symphony at
Storybook Gardens
Junkyard Jonny and Stupendous Steve started the weekend off with a show in Athens and then headed to London for two more shows. They stopped in Paris on the way for a nice dinner. No, they were not in Europe; they were in Ontario.

Junkyard Symphony's Groovy Games
Aug 5, 2013
JYS Groovy Games at
Ottawa Busker Festival
Junkyard Jonny and Sustainable Sally had a great time at the Ottawa Busker Festival with Junkyard Symphony's Groovy Games, specifically the game combo of Marble Mountain Bottle Ball, and Rock Towers Equilibrium.
See more about the JYS games

Junkyard Symphony in downtown Toronto
July 18, 2013
JYS at Yonge and
Dundas for Plug N' Drive
Junkyard Jonny and Stupendous Steve perfomred on the mainstage at Yonge and Dundas for Plug N' Drive, an event promoting electic cars. They were also there to promote the recycling of electronics. Ontario has recycled over 200 000 tons of e-waste since 2009.

Junkyard Symphony at Riverside South Canada Day
July 1, 2013
Junkyard Symphony at
Riverside South Canada Day
Duct Tape Dayv gets his junk base ready and Awesome Alex warms up the drums as Junkyard Symphony prepares to take the stage at the Riverside South Canada Day in Claudette Cain Park along the banks of the picturesque Rideau River. The weather was fabulous and all lost children were found.
Riverside South Community Association
Claudette Cain Parkn

Junkyard Symphony in Not Karma Chameleons Video
June 2, 2013
21 Drum Shots for
Not Karma Chameleons
Junkyard Jonny and Stupendous Steve spent a fun day filming a video for the Toronto Based comedy Rock band Not Karma Chameleons. The band is promoting an app drinking game called 21 shots. Jonny and Steve drummed over 21 shots on the junk and passed drum sticks as the band played at the Rivoli on Queen Street in downtown Toronto.

Junkyard Symphony at Awesome Arts Festival
May 25, 2013
Awesome Arts Festival
Junkyard Jonny and Marvelous Mark drum up some friends at Lowertown's Awesome Arts Festival. Awesome Arts brings artistic excellence and creativity to under-served communities, enabling at-risk youth to explore and express themselves via various art forms such as slam poetry, music, theatre and video all the while learning about global issues.

Junkyard Symphony on CTV Morning Live
Apr 26, 2013
Roving Recyclers on
CTV Morning Live
Junkyard Jonny and Boom Boom Bryan discussed how Junkyard Symphony was created on CTV's Morning Live with Host Melissa Lamb. Using their Roving Recycler drums they also performed their percussion composition entitled "The Junkyard Jig."

Junkyard Symphony in Meaford
Apr 25, 2013
Making Music in Meaford
Junkyard Jonny and DJ Duct Tape Dayv had a wonderful tour with their Circo-Eco show in Grey County, starting off in Owen Sound, moving on to Durham and finishing off in Meaford. The view in this picture is that of Nottawasaga Bay, a sub-basin of Georgian Bay, Lake Huron in southern Ontario.

Junkyard Symphony in the Children's Theatre
Apr 19, 2013
Children's Theatre
Boom Boom Bryan poses with all the Junkyard Symphony gear at the Children's Theatre in the Children's Museum at the Museum of Civilisation. Every April the museum hires Junkyard Symphony to peform shows in honour of Earth Week. The theatre is lots of fun for kids to play in and watch shows.

Junkyard Symphony at Caldwell Street Public School
Apr 18, 2013
Caldwell Street School
Juggling Joe has fun with a volunteer at Caldwell Street School in Carleton Place which is in the The Upper Canada District School Board. The volunteer balances a ball on a chop stick while Juggling Joe runs circles around him. The Upper Canada District School Board is a diverse, public educational organization in Eastern Ontario. It consists of dedicated individuals committed to quality education that fosters life-long learning for all, through creative and challenging learning experiences.

Junkyard Symphony at the Orillia Opera House
Apr 17, 2013
Box and Chain Elevator
Junkyard Symphony played a sold out show at the Orilla Opera House, also known as the Gordon Lightfoot Theatre. The coolest part was the box and chain elevator used to raise the gear from street level to the second floor stage door. The Opera House, known for its fine acoustics and has featured such artists as the Marx Brothers, Glenn Gould, Oscar Peterson, k.d. lang, Mickey Rooney, Dan Hill, Liona Boyd, Blue Rodeo, George Canyon, Paul Brandt, Ron James, Manteca, Lighthouse, The Stampeders and hometown boy, Gordon Lightfoot.

Junkyard Symphony at the Derry Bryne Arts Incentive Day.
Mar 20, 2013
Arts Incentive Day
Junkyard Jonny hams it up with Kate Smith of Salamander Theatre at the annual MASC Arts Incentive Day held at the Derry Bryne Centre. Teachers get to brouse booths and speak one on one with all varities of artists from MASC. It's a day full of fun!

Junkyard Symphony on Regional Contact.
Mar 1, 2013
Regional Contact
Junkyard Symphony was featured on Regional Contact, a segment for CTV News that showcases the extraordinary talents and personalities of people living in the Ottawa Region. In this clip Junkyard Symphony disccuses their shows, their games, their Drum and Percussion School, and their homemade luge, also called the Super Snowslide.

Junkyard Symphony's Step To Be A Star.
Feb 17, 2013
Step Up To Be A Star
A new Junkyard Symphony show was discovered at Winterlude. In this show the performers step back while the audience steps up. Junkyard Symphony brings out a big gogo dancing stage along with a cool junk drumset and invites audience members to come up to show their stuff as they dance and drum along to fun DJ music. The stars are encouraged with dancing and drumming tips as the crowd cheers along.

Junkyard Symphony in Dorset.
Feb 16, 2013
Drumming in Dorset
As always Junkyard Symphony returned to the Snowball Winter Carnival in Dorset, ON, just west of Algonquin Park. The wather was perfect, a little bit cold but sunny enough to still enjoy the festival. In this picture two girls have fun drumming on the junk after the show is over. Dorset straddles the Districts of Muskoka and Haliburton and is located at the eastern shores of Lake of Bays. The downtown section spans "the Narrows" between Big and Little Trading Bays.

Junkyard Symphony's Super Snowslide.
Feb 9, 2013
Super Snowslide 2013
Every year Junkyard Symphony builds a Super Snowslide at the Junk Headqauters in Kanata. The Super Snowslide is open to friends and fans of Junkyard Symphony. Even the students of Junkyard Symphoy's Drum and Percussion School get to join in the fun. This year the slide went from the back to the front, dropped two stories and had 3 crazy turns. The Super Snowslide is just another example of Junkyard Symphony's extraordinary entertainment.

Juggling Joe's show.
Feb 9, 2013
Juggling Joe's show
The great part about Junkyard Symphony is that they have several leaders, so they can have several shows going on at the same time in different locations. Juggling Joe's show has fantastic juggling of course, but there is lots of comedy too. Here, Joe throws a recycled juggling club into the air on the Rideau Canal at 5th street for the Winterlude celebrations. Winterlude was created in 1979 to celebrate Canada's unique northern climate and culture. It boasts the world's largest skating rink, ice carving competitions and you can enjoy yourself in a huge winter playground surrounded by majestic snow sculptures. There’s fun for the entire family, and all sites are open on Family Day.

Sens Drummer.
Jan 26, 2013
Sens Drummer
The Ottawa Senators hired Junkyard Jonny to rove throughout the Scotiabank Place with his cool portable junk kit during a Pittsburg Penguin game. Jonny riled up the crowd during whistle breaks creating lots of NOISE and playing along to Go SENS GO chants. He amsued people on the concourse with his fabulous drumming talents and his crazy clown horn. Spartacat did a dance to his rhtyhms and even Pittsburg fans had to admit he was good.

Junkyard Symphony's Church Rehearsal.
Jan 3, 2013
Church Rehearsal
Occasionally children ask Dumpster Dylan "Do you live in a dumpster?" While he may find useful instruments in a dumpster, his living arrangements are anything but. Situated in the peaceful town of Chesterville, Dylan's church/house makes a great venue for a Junkyard Symphony rehearsal. There is plenty of light and lots of room to drum and juggle. In this picture from left to right: Dumpster Derek, Juggling Joe, Stupendous Steve, Duct Tape Dayv, Boob Boom Bryan, Recycle Rylan and Junkyard Jonny.

Junkyard Symphony's on YTV's Zoinked.
Nov 2, 2012
Recycle Rylan sets up the junk backstage in the studio of YTV's Zoink'd. Junkyard Jonny and Recycle Rylan drove to Toronto specifically to film the episode. Zoink'd is a throw back from the 70's variety series the Gong Show. Except in this show the judges are kids and if they don't like you, you get gooed.

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