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Thursday, February 11, 2016

News Roundup (Sarah Beatty, Matty Simpson, Mighty Duck Blues Band, Al Lerman)



The Adventures of Trebleclef, the Hamilton Blues Lovers Monkey

Trebleclef checked out Winterfest at the Hamilton Waterfront and got to see the cult-classic Strange Brew! Take off, eh!

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He also went to see the Mighty Duck Blues Band with Al Lerman of Fathead

Video: Al Lerman of Fathead w the Mighty Duck Blues Band at The Jet Hall #HamOnt #HamOntMusic #hblvids Gary Kendall Dave Curry Jim Casson David Torosian
Posted by Hamilton B. Lous on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

More Videos from the show - Bassist Gary Kendall on Vocals, Drummer Jim Casson on Vocals

Links: Mighty Duck Blues BandMore MDBB Stories, Al Lerman, More Fathead Stories,  Video above courtesy of Hamilton B Lous

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hamilton Blues Greats to Shake and Groove at the Jet Hall!

For the past few months, our friends at BluesSource Entertainment have been supplying the Jet Hall in Hamilton with some incredible Blues bands. Frank Cosentino, Wicked Grin, Joel Johnson, Soulstack, Irene Torres, the Mighty Duck Blues Band and others have been shakin' and groovin' the venue.

For the next little while, Hammertown Bluesmakers will be hitting the Jet Hall stage and rockin' their hometown.

Here are few videos of these upcoming Hamilton performers.  Be sure to check them out - you won't regret it.  There'll be dancing, wonderful drinks, tasty food and explosive music!

Links: Sonny Del RioMore Sonny Del Rio StoriesVideo above courtesy of Barb Pitre

Links: Andre BissonMore Andre Bisson storiesMore Beatles Covers/Stories, Video above courtesy of Andre Bisson

Links: Tim GibbonsMore Tim Gibbons StoriesVideo above courtesy of Pauline DeRosa

Blast from the Past: Videos from Previous Jet Hall Performers

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Check Out the Amazing Mo' Kauffey Fundraiser on Feb 27!

The Hamilton Blues Lovers are hosting an amazing fundraiser to help the wonderful Mo Kauffey in his battle against stage 4 liver cancer.

Basic Info: February 27, 2016, 2pm-6pm @ The Artword Artbar in Hamilton. 

Musical lineup:
2-230pm - Ambre Mclean
240-3:10pm - Ian Andrews
3:20-3:50pm - Will Gillespie
4:00-4:30pm - Duane Rutter
4:40- 5:10pm - Mo Kauffey
5:10- 6pm Open Stage/Jam EVERYBODY WELCOME TO JOIN IN!

There'll also be raffle prizes courtesy of Aberdeen Tavern,Artword ArtbarLittle Paws Cat Sitting, Picks and Sticks, Urban Hamilton Artists, First Choice Computer Solutions, and the  Blues Tribe Podcast

You can also donate directly to Mo' at:

To whet your appetite, here are some video from the incredible performers (we'll be posting more later).

Links: Ambre McleanVideo above courtesy of Northwood Records

Links: Ian AndrewsMore Ian Andrews StoriesVideo above courtesy of Ian Andrews

Links: Mo KauffeyMore Mo' Kauffey StoriesVideo above courtesy of Robert Denton

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Weekday Picks (February 8-11, 2016)

From their website: The Stephen Lewis Foundation launched the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign in March 2006, in response to the emerging crisis faced by African grandmothers as they struggled to care for millions of children orphaned by AIDS. The Campaign aims to raise awareness, build solidarity and mobilize support in Canada for Africa’s grandmothers.

Thursday, February 11

9:30am: Winterfest (Hamilton)
11:30am, 6:30pm: Rock and Roll Valentine’s Party @ Carmen's (Hamilton) $51 incl lunch/$57 incl dinner

7:30pm: Jeremy Fisher @ Mills Hardware (Hamilton) $15+

8pm: Jazz Vocal Jam w Sue Ramsay Trio @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $10

8pm: The Sadies @ Starlight (Waterloo) $22

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Kitchener's Stony Lonesome Capture Dynamic Show on Newest Live Album

Kitchener country group, Stony Lonesome do an incredible job of capturing an impressive, dynamic live show on their latest album.   Live at the House of Miracles (courtesy of Busted Flat Records) is an amazing document of their no-nonsense, fun, unpredictable performances.

The gang runs through their compelling originals brimming with honky tonks and broken hearts.  They also throw in a couple of interesting covers: The jazz standard Sunny Side of the Street and Maybe Tomorrow (The Littlest Hobo home).  Stoney Lonesome pack the tunes with top-notch playing, including some amazing pedal steel work.

You can pick up a copy of the CD at their live shows or via the Busted Flat online shop.

Links: Stony Lonesome, Videos above courtesy of Steve Wood

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