Monday, June 27, 2016

Weekday Picks (June 27-30, 2016)

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Tuesday, June 28

1am, 6am: Ensemble! TV Show w Dave Rave and Hailee Rose @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

11:30am: Rod Stewart and Roy Orbison Tributes @ Carmen's (Hamilton) $51 incl lunch

4pm: Blues Blast w Ken Wallis @ 101.5 FM or

6pm: Annette Haas @ Rousseau House (Ancaster)

6:30pm: Rod Stewart and Roy Orbison Tributes @ Carmen's (Hamilton) $57 incl dinner

Wednesday, June 29

1pm: Chelsea Crites @ Niagara on the Lake Market

6pm: Blackburn @ Royal Botanical Gardens (Burlington) $12.50/FREE for RBG members

6:30pm: Jokela Vogan Cooley @ Manhattans (Guelph)

7:30pm: Greg Preston @ Mulberry Coffee House (Hamilton)

8:30pm: Interactive Music Night w Judy and the Noteworthies @ Coach and Lantern (Ancaster)

9pm: Shjaane Glover @ Moonshine Cafe (Oakville) $10

Thursday, June 30

3-11:30pm: Oh Canada Ribfest @ Memorial Park (Waterdown)

5pm: Andriy Tykhonov Trio @ Bauer Marketplace (Waterloo)

5pm: Dan Walsh @ Long and McQuade (Waterloo)

7pm: Ensemble! TV Show w Dave Rave and Hailee Rose @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

7pm: Steve Burnside @ Firemen's Park (Niagara Falls)

8pm: Jazz w North Pandemic Groove (from Japan) @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $15

8pm: James Anthony/Chris Murphy @ Black Swan (Burlington)

9:30pm: Michelle Titian @ Cat N Fiddle (Hamilton)

Sunday, June 26, 2016

CONGRATS! 2016 Arts Awards Waterloo Winners

The KW area celebrated their cultural beauty at the Arts Awards Waterloo Region on June 23, 2016 at the Humanities Theatre of the University of Waterloo.  There were many fabulous performances, emotional speeches and a wonderful tribute to the late sculptor Alan Denny.

Click here for the Waterloo Record story.

Here's complete list of winners. * are music-related

Leading Edge Awards
Other Categories

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

Links: Arts Awards Waterloo Region, More Arts Awards Waterloo Stories

Previous (Matt Schofield Videos)

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Enter to Win Tickets to Rock Out With British Blues Hall of Famer Matt Schofield in Ancaster!

It's not everyday you get to experience one of the best British Blues guitarists in the world in a small, intimate setting.  The amazing Matt Schofield and his band will be coming to rock Ancaster at Pub Fiction on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS! Email us at with Matt Rocks in the subject. You can also share this Facebook post, retweet this tweet, share this poster on Facebook or retweet this poster on twitter. THAT'S FIVE CHANCES TO ENTER! Deadline is July 11 at midnight. Two winners will be chosen and given a day to respond. If they don't respond, another person will be chosen. Winners will have to provide their name for the guest list.

DON'T WANT TO RISK MISSING OUT?  If you buy the tickets in advance and then win our contest, you will be refunded the ticket price.  This one's gonna sell quickly!  Click here to purchase


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Blast from the Past: Our Review of Far As I Can See (w Oakville's Jordan John on drums)

Links: Matt Schofield, More Matt Schofield Stories

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Friday, June 24, 2016

CONGRATS! This Beat Goes On/Switchin' to Glide by Oakville's The Kings Honoured at SOCAN Awards

This Beat Goes On/Switchin' to Glide, the legendary Canadian music staple from Oakville's The Kings was honoured, along with many other performers and tunes at the SOCAN Awards on June 20, 2016.  The track received a Classic Music Award.

Video above courtesy of Dave Buco

The big winner of the night was dance artist The Weeknd, who brought home five awards.

Here are some highlights:

Classic Music Awards
Country Music Awards
Misc Awards
Breakout Awards
Pop/Rock Music Awards
Urban Music Awards
Click here for a full list of winners (including TV and film awards)

Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

Links: SOCANMore SOCAN Awards Stories

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