Bands

Hamilton, Ontario is known for its rich and crazy ecosystem of independent bands in all genres, even a community concert band. Some have gone on to worldwide fame and continue to pump it out to the masses. Others have a strong and loyal regional following. All are united by a heartful love for live shows.

Bands

Hamilton, Ontario is known for its rich and crazy ecosystem of independent bands in all genres, even a community concert band. Some have gone on to worldwide fame and continue to pump it out to the masses. Others have a strong and loyal regional following. All are united by a heartful love for live shows.
First K-Pop act to win a Billboard Music Award with 300 million votes. Most retweeted artist on Twitter (2016). Seven members, some rappers, some singers. All are really good dancers. They sing their own songs with socially conscious...
By Charlie Ricottone “Hamilton, Ontario has a very supportive music scene,” says Carm Milioto, a musician and sound engineer, who was born and raised in the city. “Clubs, musicians, and studios for the most part, promote one another and represent...
I love this, for all the right reasons. Who hasn't been abused by a know-it-all soundguy? http://dinealonerecords.com/artists/the-dirty-nil/ Tones Tips 3: the phantom knob trick 💀⚡ #neverturndown #forthekids #rocknroll A post shared by The Dirty Nil (@thedirtynil) on Apr 16, 2018 at...
“I never thought I’d ever listen to modern jazz album, yet Winnipeg based band Apollo Suns have inspired me to embrace  some modern jazz due to their stellar debut album Each Day A Different Sun” -STYLUS MAGAZINE “Apollo Suns is a...
It's that time of year again. Don't get too excited, unless you are a rabid fan of one of our local entrants! At Worst CBC's yearly Searchlight contest is at worst just another version of music industry "Give us your music...
King Swan is a deep thinking, mad riffing three piece desert space rock band from Ottawa, Canada. Drummer Chris Buttera has played in various metal bands in Ottawa over the years and guitarist Austin DiLabio is responsible for all...
HAMILTON, ON — Toronto rockers “Return for Refund” are set to take over ‘the Hammer’ on April 13th at The Doors Taco Joint! The group combines the energy of metal and the blues, with influences from the grunge-era, to create a unique sound that is truly their own.
The Wolfe’s CBC Searchlight song submission titled “Dumb Dog” is a catchy tune that brings light to a relatively serious topic in a fun way. Guitarist/Vocalist Gabrielle Giroux explained that being in an all-girl band has had its challenges. The song touches upon various obstacles that the band had to overcome in order to prove themselves.
Jeff had a music store in Stoney creek where we met in the 1980’s when doing business through his store. At the time I was Circuit Rider entertaining local area bars and JJ was with “The Midnights” another local band. With a few engagements behind us we are getting more and more calls it will be a good year for this new act.
HAMILTON, ON — With Canadian Music Week fast approaching, we thought it would be great to speak with a few of the acts, with Hamilton roots, that will be performing during the week-long festival. Our first feature is on the folk/rock trio The Redhill Valleys!
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