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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Weekend Picks (May 26-28, 2017)

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Friday, May 26

10-10:30am: Ensemble! TV Show ft Rootbone, Hosted by Jamie Tennant @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

5-11pm: Springlicious @ Downtown Niagara Falls

7pm: Hamilton Regional Songwriter's Group Presents Songwriting Workshop w James Linderman @ Birchway Sound (Hamilton) FREE, RSVP on Facebook Event Page

7:30pm: Preetam Sengupta Album Release @ Silence (Guelph) $10 adv/$15 door

8pm: Mike Almas Blues Band @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $10

8pm: Hollerado @ Warehouse Concert Hall (St. Catharines) $17

8pm: Chicago Authority: Tribute to Chicago @ Seneca Queen Theatre (Niagara Falls) $22.25

8:30pm: Trickbag @ Buddy's Roadhouse (Hamilton)

8:30pm: Dave Woodhead’s Confabulation @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $16/$18 under 30

9pm: Mat Heddle (Slur) and Friends @ This Ain't Hollywood (Hamilton) $10

9pm: The British Invasion @ Stonewalls (Hamilton) $109pm: The Lad Classic + Guests @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10

8pm: The On-Topic Trio @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $10

8:30pm: Songwriters ft Bob DiPieroRodney Clawson and Nicolle Galyon @ Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort (Grand Hall) $40

8:30pm: Andrea Superstein Quartet @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $18/$10 under 30

9pm: Strangewaves and the Brain Presents (Showcase) @ This Ain't Hollywood (Hamilton) $15/$20 doors

9pm: Herd of Elk + Guests @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10

9pm: Paul Reddick @ Moonshine Cafe (Oakville) $10

9pm: Dayfoot Vinyl Release/Peter Van Helvoort/The Few @ Georgetown Legion $10

Sunday, May 28

9am-6pm: Springlicious @ Downtown Niagara Falls

10am-12pm: Sonica w Gary Diggins (Sound as blessing. Music as medicine) @ Silence (Guelph) $20

11am-5pm: Eden Mills Arts Festival @ Eden Mills Community Hall

1-3pm: 2Rivers Festival @ Guelph

2pm: Sunday Blues Show w Bay City Blues Band ft Brant Parker/Johnny Max @ Bay City Music Hall (Hamilton) $7

4:30-5pm: Ensemble! TV Show ft Rootbone, Hosted by Jamie Tennant @ Cable 14 (Hamilton) 

8pm: The Sinners Choir w Jake Chisholm + Deeps @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

CONGRATS! Local 2017 Indigenous Music Award Winners

Logan Staats with his awards. Picture courtesy of Logan Staats
Winnipeg hosted this year's Indigenous Music Awards and three talented artists won at the ceremony on May 19, 2017! Brantford singer/songwriter Logan Staats won for Best Folk Album for his amazing recording  Goodbye Goldia. Six Nations Bluesman Derek Miller won Best Producer for his work on that album too. Fort Erie's DJ Shub also took home the Best Instrumental Album trophy.

Links: Logan StaatsMore Logan Staats StoriesVideo above courtesy of Logan Staats

Links: DJ Shub, Video above courtesy of DJ Shub

Here's a complete list of winners.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Wonderful Music @ Concession Streetfest (June 10, 2017)

There's always a lot to experience at the Concession Streetfest: great shops, fun for kids, amazing vendors and, of course, wonderful music. On Saturday, June 10, 2017 come on by and have a fabulous time. It runs from 11am-7pm.

Here's the main stage schedule (along with a few videos). Members of the Hamilton Blues Lovers (including our mascot Trebleclef) will be MCing the stage! SEE YOU THERE!

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Support Local Charities

From their website: Arts After School Kids (AASK) is a Unique Free not for profit charitable organization that offers an arts based program that develops self esteem and confidence and sparkling potential in youth 11-14 in our community.

The Hamilton Blues Lovers (HBL) want to showcase a deserving local charity every week.  HBL is not affiliated with these charities nor does it fund raise for them.