Saturday, October 22, 2016

CONGRATS! 2016 View Magazine Readers' Choice Award Winners

Results from the 2016 View Magazine Readers' Choice were unveiled in their Oct 13th issue.  Their fans helped vote for the best of everything Hamilton (and the surrounding areas) has to offer.

Here are the music-related winners:

Please not that it goes from Gold (top) to Silver (middle or bottom if only two winners) and Bronze (third).

Female Artist
Free Event
TV Personality
Coolest Instrument to Play
  • Drums
  • Bass guitar
Independent Music Label
Recording Studio
Rehearsal Space
Radio Personality
Local Show Promotor
Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Weekend Picks (October 21-23, 2016)

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Saturday, October 22

2pm: Brant Parker Band and Wild T @ Donnelly's (Thorold)

3pm: Big Rude Jake @ Brando's (Brantford) $10

3:30pm: Blues Etc ft Steve Grisbrook w Raoul Bhaneja and Darren Gallen @ Monty's (St. Catharines)

6pm: Liberty Silver/Khea Emmanuel @ Harry's Jazz Bar (Niagara Falls) $50 incl meal

7pm: Kingsway Outreach Fundraiser ft The Ink Spots/Sonny De -Rio/Bonnie Hamilton @ Zoetic (Hamilton) $40

7pm: Joshua David Single Release Party @ Churchill Arms (Waterloo) $10

7:30pm: Elvis Tribute w Steve Michaels @ Lincoln Alexander Centre (Hamilton) $39.95+

8pm: 54-40: Acoustic and in the Round @ Hamilton Public Library (Central) $47.50

8pm: Bluegrass with New Cumberland @ Artword Artbar (Hamilton) $15

8pm: Mack Mackenzie (Three O'Clock Train)/Tammy and Darryl Show @ Halo Recording (Hamilton)

9pm: Hamilton Rockers Baseball Year End Party @ Casbah (Hamilton)

9pm: Sean Pinchin @ Lou Dawg's (Hamilton)

9pm: The Damn Truth/Slo Motions @ This Ain't Hollywood (Hamilton) $?

8pm: Waterstreet Blues Band @ Milton Centre for the Arts (MinMaxx Hall) $27+

8pm: The Legendary Patsy Cline Show w Amberly Beatty and the Sweet Dreams Band @ Lighthouse Festival Theatre (Port Dover) $35

8:30pm: Peter Katz @ Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts (Studio Theatre) $44

8:30pm: Norman Marshall Villeneuve’s Jazz Message SextetTribute to Art Blakey @ Jazz Room (Waterloo) $25/$15 under 30

9:30pm: Fleetwood Nicks and Practically Petty @ Stonewalls (Hamilton) $10

9:30pm: Big Time Killin Time Band @ Boston Manor (Burlington)

9:30pm: Niagara Rhythm Section/Raoul Bhaneja and Darren Gallen @ Old Winery (Niagara on the Lake)

Sunday, October 23

10:30am-4pm: Hamilton Record and CD Show @ Crowne Plaza $4

1pm: Episode of Ensemble! TV Show ft Ian Andrews and Jay Pollman @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

2pm: Raise the Roof Fundraiser w Cootes Paradise @ St. Mark's United Church (Hamilton)

2pm: Sunday Blues Show w Bay City Blues Band ft Brant Parker/Robin Banks @ Bay City Music Hall (Hamilton) $7

2pm: Brantford Music Club Presents Vox Metropolis incl Music to Buster Keaton Shorts + regular concert @ Sanderson Centre (Brantford) $30/$10 student

2pm: John and Sheila Ludgate @ Brantford Station Gallery

3pm: The Secrets @ Loreto Home Concert (Georgetown) $20

3pm: BAM! Percussion – eXplosion (Comedy and drumming) @ River Run Centre(Guelph) $32+

6:30pm: Episode of Ensemble! TV Show ft Ian Andrews and Jay Pollman @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

7pm: Grant Avenue Studios 40th Anniversary Celebration

9:30pm: Episode of Ensemble! TV Show ft Ian Andrews and Jay Pollman @ Cable 14 (Hamilton)

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

News Roundup (Brent Titcomb, Wilber James, Melissa Bel, Micah Barnes)



                      The Adventures of Trebleclef, the Hamilton Blues Lovers Monkey

                      Trebleclef 's pallys Matty Buzanko (bassist for the Overplayers and the Rest) and Hannah Bissell recently got hitched!  Here are some wedding pics!

                      Featured Videos

                      Links: Wilber James Blues Band, More Wilber James Stories Video above courtesy of Thomas Loop Tm

                      Links: Melissa BelMore Melissa Bel StoriesVideo above courtesy of Melissa Bel

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                        Wednesday, October 19, 2016

                        GOOD LUCK! Steppenwolf (ft Waterloo's John Kay) Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! VOTE! (Deadline Dec 6)

                        There just may be some local flavour in this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Steppenwolf, the legendary group fronted by ex-Waterloo resident John Kay is one of the nominees.  The original band also featured two Canadian natives: Keyboardist Goldy McJohn from Toronto and Oshawa's Jerry Edmonton on drums.

                        You can also help them out by voting! Fans can pick up to 5 nominees by going here. Deadline is December 6, 2016.

                        Links: Steppenwolf, More Steppenwolf Stories,  Video above courtesy of exclusivevids1000

                        The "Born to be Wild" hitmakers are up against some stiff competition.

                        Here's the full list:

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                        Tuesday, October 18, 2016

                        BluesSource Entertainment Presents the Jack De Keyzer Band in Hamilton this Friday! LOCATION CHANGE!

                        Our friends at BluesSource Entertainment always put on amazing Blues shows and they're back for the season.  They decided to start things off with a bang courtesy of the explosive Jack de Keyzer Band.  They'll be playing the Spice Factory on Friday, October 21 at 8pm!  Seating is limited so get your tickets now!

                        More Robert Johnson Stories/Covers

                        More Rolling Stones Cover/Stories

                        Blast from the Past: Jack de Keyzer and Chris Strei Videos

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

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