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Friday, March 22, 2019

News Roundup (Jill Barber, Global Music Awards, Spec Covers Junos, more)

Highlights below. For complete list, click title above

Gold Medal Winners


Adventures of Trebleclef, the Music-Loving Monkey

Trebleclef will be back soon!

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Weekend Picks (March 22-24, 2019)

Saturday, March 23

2pm: Brant Parker Band and Conor Gains @ Donnelly's (Thorold)

2pm: Dwayne LaForme's Boogie Blues Band w Bill Durst @ Jeffrey's Lounge (Brantford)

2:30pm: The Coachmen w John McKinley @ Coach and Lantern (Ancaster)

2:30pm: Mighty Duck Blues Band w Spencer MacKenzie @ West Hill Tavern (St. Catharines)

3pm: Bass Workshop w Jason Raso @ Long and McQuade (Guelph) FREE

3:30pm: Blues Etc ft Steve Grisbrook w Maureen Brown @ Monty's (St. Catharines)

7:30pm: Wayne Krawchuk and Friends @ Pine Street Gardens (Hamilton) $20 call 905-522-1409 to reserve

7:30pm: Oakville Chamber Orchestra: Bach's Complete Brandenburg Concertos @ Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts $45

7:30pm: Erin Roots Presents: David Storey @ Busholme Inn (Erin) $15

8pm: Devin Patten @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $15

8pm: Together Again! Erin and Nara! Leonard, Burns and Dell, Robin Benedict @ Pearl Company (Hamilton) $20 adv/$25 door

8pm: Hamilton All-Star Jazz Band w Red Hot Ramble @ Old Fire Hall Performing Arts Centre (Ancaster) $35 905-966-'DUKE' (3853)

8pm: Ivy James Birthday Jam + Guests @ Less Than Level (Oakville) $10

8pm: Jesse Cook @ River Run Centre (Guelph) $?

8pm: Kill No Albatross + Guests @ Silence (Guelph) $10

8pm: Mark Rust w Dawud Wharnsby @ Registry Theatre (Kitchener) $15 adv/$18 door

8:30pm: Songwriters ft Art Alexakis (Everclear) Ken Block/Drew Copeland (Sister Hazel), Max Collins (Eve 6) @ Fallsview Casino Resort (Grand Hall) (Niagara Falls) $40

9-9:30pm: Ensemble! TV Show w Matty SimpsonAdam OstrosserJustine Fischer Hosted by Mark McNeil @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

9pm: Deeps Album Release + Guests @ This Ain't Hollywood (Hamilton) $15

9pm: Slow Loris + Flat 5@ Corktown (Hamilton) $10

9pm: The Bandicoots • James Blonde • Ferraro @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10 door

9pm: Miles Davis Tribute ft Brownman Ali + Friends @ TWH Social (Kitchener) $20 door (Every Sat in March)

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

CONGRATS! Local Juno Winners + More

We would like to congratulate the local winners of the 2019 Juno Awards who brought home the hardware on the weekend of March 15-17, 2019. You made us proud!

Hamilton Rockers The Arkells won for Group of the Year, and Rock Album of the Year. Their producer Eric Ratz took Producer of the Year AwardColin James recording Miles To Go (ft Steeltown artists Jesse O'Brien and Steve Pelletier) also won Blues Album of the Year.

The Arkells also performed at the ceremony.

Links: ArkellsMore Arkells StoriesMore CBC Videos, Videos above courtesy of CBC Music

Also of note, Cambridge Country duo, The Reklaws performed at the televised awards gala on Sunday, March 17.

Links: ReklawsMore Reklaws StoriesMore CBC VideosVideo above courtesy of CBC Music


Photos from the Spectator

Here's a complete list of winners.

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From their website: Our objective is to accumulate capital, earn investment income and use this income to make charitable donations in Norfolk County.

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.

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Videos by Quell the Swell, Elysian Dream, Muppets

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