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Steve Strongman and local guests rock holiday show

The Juno award-winning Hamilton musician is a founding board member of the newly formed Escarpment Blues Society that will promote and support local blues and roots music. What an evening of great music Steve Strongman delivered at his 12th annual holiday party. The Dec. 2 show, a great…
Arts + Culture

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…
Food + Drink

Three Hamilton Bar Bands to Watch in 2024

Heather Valley and the Current State, Wreckless Harbour and Checkerboard Floors frequently play local bars and breweries and offer a fantastic show for their audiences.  Is there a more enjoyable way to spend an afternoon or evening than with some good local craft brews (or other beverage of…
City Life

Deal signed for $280 million revamp of downtown arena

Oak View Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group will begin construction on the FirstOntario Centre in April. The transformed arena is expected to be open in fall 2025. A deal to invest $280 million into a renovation of Hamilton’s downtown sports and entertainment arena has been officially…
Arts + Culture

Sound on Film

Hamilton-based score composers Nathan Fleet and Mike Trebilcock talk about the business and the process of setting music to movies and TV. Music is often the beating heart of a film or TV show. Take the score away or change it, and no matter how excellent the writing…
City Life

Supercrawl in top crowd-pleasing form

Plenty of great music, food, art and fashion made for a fantastic showcase for locals and out-of-towners alike. For its 15th year, the now-famous Supercrawl street festival returned to James Street North Sept. 8-10, entertaining many tens of thousands of locals and out-of-towners with its multifaceted mix of…
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