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Posted August 6, 2020 by

As people start to make their way out of lockdown, the craving for live music can finally start to be satisfied! Royal City Studios has set up a licensed patio which has a special outdoor licensed patio setup which exceeds all recommended precautions for concert venues this summer. They’re kicking off the belated summer concert […]

Posted March 13, 2020 by

The troubadour lifestyle is a fine tradition, and one of it’s finest Canadian practitioners, Lucas Stagg, along with the Lucas Stagg Band, will be extolling its virtues on Friday night at the SIP Club from 6-9 PM.  The Kitchener native has released a dozen albums over the last decade, with each being a reflection on […]

Posted February 14, 2020 by

Darren Hancock started making music at an early age, teaching himself to play guitar and sing. He found his way into country music, with his first band being nominated twice as Bar Band of the Year by the Ontario Country Music Association (OCMA). Since then, he won a Rising Country Star contest, formed the Darren […]

Posted February 4, 2020 by

This Friday, at Harcourt Memorial United Church (87 Dean Avenue), local virtuoso guitarist  Adrian Raso celebrates the release of his latest CD, Gypsybilly King. The record contains Raso’s signature Gypsy Jazz style, but this time he’s brought something new to the table, a fusion of Gypsy Jazz and Rockabilly. He calls it Gypsybilly. The Gypsybilly […]

Posted January 15, 2020 by

I still vividly remember the first album I bought with my own money as a kid. It was the first record that I owned that didn’t have a Muppet on the cover. The record was Zenyatta Mondatta by The Police, and from that moment, they had my money, whatever they did! Of course, they would […]

Posted January 7, 2020 by

The Stampede Ranch plays host to two great country acts for a three night booking this weekend. Kitchener’s Jessie T will be performing this Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 to 1:30. She’ll be joined by frequent collaborators Galley West for what Jessie describes as “a night of your favourite country songs.” It’s been nearly […]

Posted December 16, 2019 by

For years, local musician Nate Coles has been putting an annual event together at the Cornerstone. This year’s show, which he refers to as “the annual”, taking place on Saturday, December 21st, is a special one for Coles. “Well, the 21st is offering up 8 separate acts that have never shared a bill,” Coles says.  […]

Posted December 12, 2019 by

They started playing together in the Queen Street/OCA Punk/New Wave scene back in 1976, blending roots, rock and garage music. As Johnny and the G-Rays, John MacLeod and Harri Palm helped set the pace for the Queen Street West indie bands that followed them. This Saturday,  Harri Palm and John MacLeod bring their songs and […]

Posted August 26, 2019 by

For over 25 years, the Guelph Jazz Festival has been an ardent champion of creative improvised music and have presented hundreds of ticketed concerts featuring local, national and international artists.  Last year’s 25th anniversary introduced a new programming innovation, the Friday Night Street Music Party in Market Square. Performers played acoustically in and among the […]