Stephan McNicoll & GCR, a 4 piece band from the Laurentians, north of Montreal was formed for the sole pleasure of playing Classic Rock and Blues. The band is renowned for its high energy shows and tight danceable sets that are guaranteed to rock the house. Relive the best years of classic rock and blues with Stephan McNicoll & GCR.

The players

Stephan McNicoll

On stage, Stephan appears like a revelation. This singer/songwriter lives and breathes classic rock. An artist jam packed with sex appeal, authenticity and sensitivity.

Sébastien DeFrancesco

Bassist, writer, singer, songwriter. Has recorded 2 albums and collaborated with many artists including Marie-Jo Thériault, Vander(Colocs), Valérie Cormier, and has composed music for films and documentaries. Nomination at l'ADISQ in 2002.

Martin Perreault

Guitar player, started on the blues scene with Bob Harrison, Jim Zeller, René Cadieux. Played with Buzz Station, The Roosters, Stephan Mcnicoll's rock review and more recently with Jason Bajada (Montreal Jazz fest) and Pascal Dufour(International Mongolfières Festival).

Georges Grandcharoff

Drummer. Played with Buzz Station, The Roosters, The Healers, La Tankaochaude. Recorded albums with Roger Beaulieu, Sebastien DeFrancesco and recorded sessions with international artist Leigh Nash. He is also the founder of Underdog studios where he records and produces.


GCR demo video



  • Cold shot: Steve Ray Vaughn
  • Torn down: Steve Ray Vaughn
  • Mr pitiful: Otis Redding
  • Dock of the bay: Otis Redding
  • I've been loving you: Otis Redding
  • Midnight hour: Wilson Picket
  • Suspicious minds: Elvis Prestley
  • Trouble: Elvis Prestley
  • Hound dog: Elvis Prestley
  • Heartbreak hotel: Elvis prestley
  • Burning love: Elvis Prestley
  • Wild nights: John Mellencamp
  • Walk this way: Aerosmith
  • Sweet emotion: Aerosmith
  • Spell on you: C.C.R
  • Proud Mary: C.C.R
  • Travelling band: C.C.R
  • How many more times: Led zeppelin
  • What is and what should never be: Led zeppelin
  • Ramble on: Led zeppelin
  • Living loving made: Led zeppelin
  • Hard to handle: The black crows
  • She talks to angels: The black crows
  • Jealous again: The black crows
  • A little help from my friends: Joe cocker
  • Move over: Janis Joplin
  • Come together: The Beatles
  • Helter skelter: The beatles
  • I've got a feeling: The beatles
  • Some kind of wonderful
  • Beast of burden: The rolling stones
  • Satisfaction: The rolling stones
  • Honky tonk woman: The rolling stones
  • Jumping jack flash: The rolling stones
  • Start me up: The rolling stones
  • We will rock you: Queen
  • We are the champions: Queen
  • Teenage wasteland: The who
  • Generation: The who
  • Born to be wild: Steppenwolf
  • I feel good: James Brown
  • Get up stand up: Bob Marley
  • Sanctuary: The cult
  • With or without you: U2
  • Stuck in the middle: Steelers wheelers
  • Do you love me: Some 50's band
  • Knocking on heaven's door: Bob Dylan
  • Blister in the sun: Violente femmes
  • You really got me: Van halen
  • Johnny be good: Chuck Berry
  • American woman: The guess who
  • Fire: Jimmy Hendrix
  • Ride on: AC/DC