Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Hamilton's The Redhill Valleys Debut With Dazzling, Compelling Album!


Hamilton Americana Rock trio, The Redhill Valleys are a musical force to be reckoned with.  Their debut
self-titled album is packed with dazzling vocals with divine harmonies united with compelling instrumentation.

Folk, pop, soul and rock all mingle to form an impressive sound that goes way beyond typical country.  Strong songwriting and vitality make this quite an uplifting, inspiring endeavor.

CD's are available at their live shows and through their online shop.  It can be downloaded via Bandcampcdbaby and iTunes too!







Stream the album below



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Links: The Redhill Valleys, More Redhill Valleys StoriesMore Releases, Videos above courtesy of The Redhill Valleys

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Locke Street Festival 2016 Packed With Amazing Music! Come on Down Sept 10!


The Locke Street Festival always has amazing music and this year is no exception!  Come on down on September 10, 2016 and have some fun! IT'S FREE!!!

Check out the schedule (including some videos) below.

The Judy Marsales Stage

11am Uncorked
1pm Caroline Wiles and Bob Doidge
3pm Jude Johnson Band
5pm Chris Chambers Band



Links: Chris ChambersMore Chris Chambers StoriesVideo above courtesy of Andrea Cassis

Picks and Sticks Stage

11am Picks and Sticks Kids
11:45am Refracter
12:15pm Carissa and Danielle Doel
1pm The Retroaction (Acoustic)
2pm Ethan Paxton Band
3pm Dan Edmonds
4pm Matty Simpson
5pm Fiction and Guests
6pm Dave Rave



Video above courtesy of Ragnar Heil

West Town Stage



Links: Justin DunlopMore Justin Dunlop StoriesVideo above courtesy of Liz Zlabis

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Acoustic EP from Waterloo's LoFi Mind Forges a Unique, Infectious Sound!


Waterloo psychedelic folk rockers, LoFi Mind have gone unplugged with 04/20/2014, their latest EP.  Featuring six amazing live in the studio performances, the recording boasts wonderful harmonies and a fabulous retro vibe.

This big band does wonders using the acoustic dimension.  With it's alluring, full-bodied, soulful feel, the EP mixes rockabilly, roots music and more to forge a unique, infectious sound.

If you want a CD, you contact them at lofimindmusic@gmail.com or pop by Encore Records, Orange Monkey and Rhapsody Barrel Bar.  It can also be downloaded through Bandcamp.







Stream the EP here



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Saturday, August 20, 2016

GOOD LUCK! Logan Staats and Jace Martin Up for Native American Music Awards


Two local artists are vying for international recognition and we're all crossing our fingers for them.  Brantford singer/songwriter Logan Staats (New Artist category) and Oshweken singer Jace Martin (Pop Recording) are nominated for 2016 Native American Music Awards.



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



Links: Jace MartinMore Jace Martin StoriesVideo above courtesy of Jace Martin

They are two of the over 15 Canadians who'll be competing at the ceremony on September 17, 2016 at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino Event Center in Salamanca, NY.

GOOD LUCK GUYS

Here is a complete list of nominees (Canadians are bolded)

NEW ARTIST
POP RECORDING
RECORD
BLUES RECORDING
FOLK OR SPOKEN WORD RECORDING
COUNTRY RECORDING
FEMALE VOCALIST
DUO OR GROUP
ROCK RECORDING
MUSIC VIDEO
HISTORICAL/LINGUISTIC RECORDING
ARTIST 
FLUTIST
GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL/NATIVE AMERICAN CHURCH RECORDING
INSTRUMENTAL/NEW AGE RECORDING
RAP/HIP HOP/R 'N' B RECORDING
SINGLE
TRADITIONAL RECORDING
WAILA RECORDING
NATIVE HEART

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