The Fred Eaglesmith Show Comes to Hamilton on April 8th!

The Fred Eaglesmith Show Comes to Hamilton on April 8th!
Click pic to find out how to enter to win tix!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Weekend Picks (March 24-26, 2017)

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Friday, March 24


8pm: M.E. Law @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $10/$15 w CD

8pm: Bad Reed/Hiroshima Hearts/Flat 5 @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10

8pm: Mudmen @ The Studio (Hamilton) $29.95

8:30pm: Carey West @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $16/$8 under 30


9pm: Richard Laviolette (Full Band) Album Release/Simone Schmidt (The Highest Order) @ This Ain't Hollywood (Hamilton) $15

9pm: Navigate the Sky @ Club Absinthe (Hamilton)

9pm: Organic Balkanic Band @ Moonshine Cafe (Oakville) $15





Saturday, March 25

8:30am: Episode of Ensemble! TV Show ft Maggie Hamilton and Song @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)


3:30pm: Blues Etc ft Steve Grisbrook/Michael Schatte @ Monty's (St. Catharines)

3pm: Véronic Voices (Tribute Show) @ Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort $25+

7pm: John Atlee Band CD Release @ Prime Time (Hamilton) FREE

7pm: Saigon Hookers Farewell Show/Royal Fuzz/The Fandemics @ Starlight (Waterloo) $10 adv



7:30pm: Legends of Motown (Tribute Show) @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (Partridge Hall) (St. Catharines) $39

8pm: Jennis @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $10

8pm: Silent Film "It" screening ft Live Piano Score ​by Robert Bruce @ Theatre Aquarius (Hamilton) $20

8pm: Lennie Gallant @ Carnegie Gallery (Dundas) $25

8pm: Terri Clark/Jessica Mitchell @ Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts $72

8pm: New Kid In Town: A Night of Eagles Classics @ Seneca Queen Theatre (Niagara Falls) $22.25

8:30pm: March to the Funk III @ Less Than Level (Oakville) $8/$15 both nights

8:30pm: Micah Barnes @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $18/$10 under 30

9pm: Radio Free Universe CD Release/Slo Motions/Detour @ Casbah (Hamilton) $10

9pm: KC Roberts and The Live Revolution/Killin' Time Band/Darenots @ Club Absinthe (Hamilton) $15

9pm: Funky Jam Band Party w Must Stash Hat/Torque Hound/Road Waves @ Corktown (Hamilton) $10

9pm: Jack de Keyzer (Solo) @ Moonshine Cafe (Oakville) $10

9pm: Véronic Voices (Tribute Show) @ Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort $25+

9:30pm: Awesome: I F***** Shot That (Beastie Boys Documentary Screening) @ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (Film House)(St. Catharines) $9/$7 member + 13 and under


3pm: Grand River Blues Society  14th Anniversary Show ft Skydog (Allman Brothers Tribute) @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $15 adv

6pm: Chantal Chambrland @ Lowville Bistro (Burlington) $5


Thursday, March 23, 2017

News Roundup (Chuck Berry, James Cotton, Robin Benedict, Brennagh Burns, CBC Radio Chart)


News

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  1. Walk Off the Earth: Fire in my Soul
  2. The xx: On Hold
  3. The New Pornographers: High Ticket Attractions
  4. Fast Romantics: Why We Fight
  5. Overcoats: Hold Me Close
  6. Portugal. The Man: Feel it Still
  7. Whitehorse: Boys Like You
  8. Ruth B: Superficial Love
  9. Scott Helman: 21 Days
  10. Bill and Joel Plaskett: The Next Blue Sky
  11. Common Deer: Confession (I Should Have Known)
  12. Ron Sexsmith: Radio
  13. Sarah Slean: Sarah
  14. David Usher: They Will Believe (In This Love)
  15. Arcade Fire ft Mavis Staples: I Give You Power
  16. Bobby Bazini: Never Let Go
  17. Robyn Dell'Unto: Face to Face
  18. Sheryl Crow: Halfway There
  19. Declan McKenna: The Kids Don't Wanna Come Home
  20. Joseph: Canyon
World

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    Enter to Win Tickets to see Detroit's Harper and Midwest Kind in Niagara Falls!


    Award-winning  Detroit Blues act Harper and Midwest Kind will be making a rare appearance at the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls on April 8, 2017! It's a great opportunity to see this world-class band in an area venue.

    The friendly folks at the Seneca Queen Theatre have offered us a few pairs of tickets to give away for this incredible concert.

    Here's what you can do to enter to win.
    That's five chances to win.

    Deadline to enter is March 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be chosen then and given until the end of the day to reply. If they don't, other winners will be picked.

    Click to enter the Jack de Keyzer show contest too!

    Here are some videos to show you what Harper and Midwest Kind are capable of.







    Links: Harper and Midwest Kind, Videos above courtesy of Peter D Harper

    Previous (Videos: Jack de Keyzer, Jerome Godboo, Spencer Mackenzie) - - - Next (News Roundup: Chuck Berry, James Cotton, Robin Benedict, Brennagh Burns, CBC Charts)

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Enter to Win Tickets to See Jack de Keyzer, Jerome Godboo and Spencer Mackenzie in Niagara Falls!

    Poster courtesy of Seneca Queen Theatre
    There's be no foolin' at the Seneca Queen Theatre in Niagara Falls on April 1, 2017! The Jack de Keyzer Band will help you Shake Off the Winter Blues with their brand of kick-ass rockin' Blues. He'll be aided and abetted by Jerome Godboo and Spencer Mackenzie. This is a guaranteed good time!

    Thanks to our friends at the Seneca Queen Theatre, we have a few pairs of tickets to give away for this amazing show,

    Here's what you can do to enter to win.
    That's five chances to win.

    Deadline to enter is March 29, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Winners will be chosen then and given until the end of the day to reply. If they don't, other winnera will be picked.

    Click here top enter to win Harper and Midwest Kind tickets

    Here are some videos to whet your appetite.





    More Freddie King Covers/Stories

    Links: Jack de KeyzerMore Jack de Keyzer Stories, Videos above courtesy of randallstaffordcook



    Links: Jerome GodbooMore Jerome Godboo StoriesVideo above courtesy of Toronto Live Music Scene



    Links: Spencer MacKenzieMore Spencer Mackenzie Stories,, Video above courtesy of daragent2

    Blast from the Past: Jack de Keyzer and Jerome Godboo @ Stonewalls

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    Sunday, March 19, 2017

    Support Local Charities

    From their website: Good Shepherd services include a emergency food and clothing; daily hot meals; emergency shelters for men, youth, families, women and children; transitional housing and education for homeless and street-involved youth; hospice palliative care; community mental health programs; and supportive housing programs.

    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.