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This is the news archives from HamiltonMusician.com. We publish news about musicians and the music business in the Greater Hamilton area of Ontario, Canada. Hamilton has a rich musical heritage covering all genres, and a music industry that is known for eclecticism and determined individualism. Spare change is welcome.

News

This is the news archives from HamiltonMusician.com. We publish news about musicians and the music business in the Greater Hamilton area of Ontario, Canada. Hamilton has a rich musical heritage covering all genres, and a music industry that is known for eclecticism and determined individualism. Spare change is welcome.
Michelle Owen Chick Band stereotypes: Women singers in rock bands are usually there to provide a pretty face. Fans can be blinded to the reality of merely passable vocals by the distraction of a gritty, sexy performance that’s entertaining. Some groups...
ONCE UPON A TIME there was a girl from the Canadian prairie named Tenille. She started singing at age five. Oh how she loved to sing! In grade two, a smart teacher gave her a remarkable assignment: Draw Your...
The very best bass players are subtle and polite control freaks. During performances they stand aloof, usually off to the side and happy to let the front man carry the show. But they are musical egomaniacs in disguise. The best...
Bruce Cockburn Bruce Cockburn, one of Canada’s best loved musicians and composers, has donated his archives to McMaster, including his notebooks, musical arrangements, gold records, letters, scrapbooks, nearly 1,000 recordings, and even three guitars. The complete story is found here. Glen T...
Listen everyone. This is simple. If you haven't been to see what Kevin Barber is up to on his web and podcast series on Hamilton music and musicians... you're just waaaay out of the loop. Exactly like I was 24 hours ago,...
viewmag.com April 25 Edition I love the AGH Design Annex. The flexibility of seating (ie. folding chairs), the simple, clean bar, and the modern art on display combine with the knowledge of being in an "older" building. All these work...
Greater Hamilton: Canada's Music Town. Watch it take shape. If there is one fact we should embrace over the next few months, say, between now and Supercrawl, is that GREATER Hamilton (not just James Street) has a well established musical...
Photo: Liam Richards/The Canadian Press Kitchener raised, Hamilton Ontario resident Steve Strongman will be clearing space on his mantle for more hardware after receiving a coveted JUNO Award for Blues Album of the Year for his recent release "A Natural...
The City Harmonic It's a beautiful year for Hamilton at the JUNOs. What can I say? Here are the winners: The City Harmonic - Christian/Gospel Album of the Year Elliot Brood - Roots and Traditional Album of the Year: Group ...
What is it about Hamilton's music scene that makes it especially attractive to a potential tourist? I'm not talking about a mere "three hour tour" to come to a concert at Copps, or to go to hear the HPO. I...
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