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Shining the stage lights on Tom Wilson’s story

The world premiere of Beautiful Scars, a musical adaptation of the musician and artist's 2017 memoir, is about creating understanding and has required a deep level of trust and creative collaboration, he says. The journey has been a long and winding road, but the world premiere of Beautiful…
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At the top of his game

Veteran Hamilton singer-songwriter Philip “Pip’ Kummel releases his ‘magnum opus,’ with 30th album Every City. Releasing 30 albums is a momentous milestone for any artist. Seasoned Hamilton singer/songwriter Philip ‘Pip’ Kummel has achieved that impressive feat with his brand new record, Every City, and it is made sweeter…
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Ardyth Brott appointed to the Order Of Canada

Hamilton music leader joins her late husband, conductor Boris Brott, in being recognized with one of the country's highest honour. One of the new members of the Order of Canada is Hamilton music luminary Ardyth Brott. Governor General Mary Simon announced 78 new appointments to one of…
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Junkhouse reunites for Hamilton show Dec. 1

Hometown show at Bridgeworks marks 30 years for breakthrough debut album Strays, which is essentially a folk record, says frontman Tom Wilson. It went gold and launched the rock career of the band. In the pantheon of quintessential Hamilton bands, Junkhouse ranks right up there with Crowbar and…
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Folk troubadour Ray Materick makes a Hamilton return

Famed local producer Bob Doidge is behind a reunion show at The Westdale on Nov. 28 that features Materick's original band playing songs from the Asylum Records albums. One of the most acclaimed Canadian singer/songwriters of the '70s, Ray Materick is reuniting with his original band Midnight Matinee for a concert…
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Music meets football in Hamilton

The Built in the Hammer Grey Cup Music Festival will offer four days of concerts by international, national and local acts at a street fest on James Street North, at Tim Hortons Field, FirstOntario Centre and the OLG Stage in Niagara Falls. Take major international stars, add in…