Joseph Phillips has carved out a career as one of Canada’s most versatile double bassists. Currently playing with Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project and Payadora Tango Ensemble, he has also played and recorded both bass and guitar with the likes of Pierre Schryer, Shane Cook, Nuala Kennedy, Sarah Slean, David Braid, Andrew Downing, Miranda Mulholland, Jill Barber, Ruth Moody and the Wailin’ Jennys. An accomplished classical musician, Joe has been the principal bassist of Orchestra London Canada, Sinfonia Toronto and the Thunder Bay Symphony, and has performed with the Toronto Symphony, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Canadian Opera Company and many other ensembles. Joe has had the opportunity to play with some of the best chamber musicians in Canada and the world through his work with the Art of Time Ensemble, Festival of the Sound, Ottawa Chamber Music Festival and has toured with Canadian chamber music supergroup, Octagon.

Hear Joseph Phillips in performance at SweetWater 2019.

Saturday Early Evening - Beginnings & Endings

Saturday, September 21, 2019 

Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound, ON           7:00 p.m.

Saturday Late Night Jazz After Hours Once Again Saturday, September 21, 2019

Heartwood Hall, Owen Sound, ON           9 :15 p.m. 



Sunday Matinee Finale - Reasons to Celebrate

Sunday, September 22, 2019 

Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound, ON           2:00 p.m