About / Band Bio

Did you know that Mississauga is the home to:
-Former NHL coach and Hockey Night in Canada commentator Don Cherry
-KFC’s founder Colonel Sanders
-World’s oldest mayor Hazel “Hurricane” McCallion

You can add to the list now, the soon-to-be-famous rock cover band, ALMOST FAMOUS.  You’re welcome Mississauga!

Formed back in early 2014, the group is a collection of guys who love to play and perform rock songs from their favorite artists – The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, The Tragically Hip, The Beatles and ZZ Top to name just a few.

Their MISSION is to bring the fun, energy and excitement back into live music, whether that be at your favorite bar, concert venue, festival or corporate function.

THEY are ALMOST FAMOUS: Steve Gillard, Rich Do, Richard Begley, Paul Chalmers.

~ Drums ~
Steve Gillard

~ Lead Vocals / Band Manager ~
Rich Do

~ Bass ~
Richard Begley

~ Lead Guitar ~
Paul Chalmers

WHERE WE’VE PERFORMED
Cuchulainn’s Irish Pub – Mississauga
Dakota’s – Etobicoke
The Black Wolf Smokehouse – Orangeville
Drums N Flats – Ajax
The Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto
Stonewalls – Hamilton
Spot One – Brampton
Ellen’s Bar & Grill – Brampton
Duffy’s Tavern – Toronto
The Blue Goose Tavern – Etobicoke
Shakers Smokehouse BBQ and Sports Bar – Oakville
Etobicoke Local – Toronto
The Schwaben Club – Kitchener
Welland Rib Fest – Welland
Milton Boom Fest – Milton
The Tennessee – Toronto
Hamilton Bulldogs Concert Series – Hamilton
Neuro-Palooza 4 – Bay City Music Hall – Hamilton
Christine’s Charity Toy Drive – Mississauga
Grundfos Corporate Christmas Party – Mississauga


Subscribe to our mailing list
(we won’t spam!)



Contact us:
Email:  almostfamousgta@gmail.com
Twitter:  @almostfamousgta