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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.
Hamilton Children’s Choir Packs the Guangzhou Opera House Zimfira Poloz, musical director of the Hamilton Children’s Choir, recently spoke with David Fawcett about last November’s trip to China. What is remarkable about this story is the comment made by Poloz,...
I managed to catch up with Adam and James who had just done a short acoustic set in honour of Harrison Kennedy. Considering how busy these guys are, it means a lot that they’d take time out of their...
Yesterday's fundraiser at the Citadel Theatre on  Rebecca Street served up an overflowing helping of local talent and great music. The afternoon acts ended up playing to a very small audience, but their performances were well-documented in photo and video. Here...
Listen to Halfway Heroes' DeLorean while you read. Dom Orsi, James Puntilo Photo by Max Gravina, Wet Dog Media Dom Orsi of Halfway Heroes is giving me the details of the band's upcoming release of Welcome to Oakhaven, their new single. Lucas...
Watch the CBC video clip of the event Getting into the groove Photo by Brian Berneker Jackson Square's Market Court (the little mini food court just outside the Farmer's Market) came to life Saturday with an impromptu blues music jam. John Crawford, heading...
  Ex CFMU Deejay-Turned-Lawyer Opens New Recording Studio Brings Lifelong Love of Music To Fruition, Opens Studio in James North Neighbourhood   Mario "Rockin' Rio" Pietrangeli plays Open Streets Hamilton When Mario “Rockin’ Rio” Pietrangeli flicks on the power switch in his new Downtown Sound...
By John Balogh, Big Time Productions What? My talent could be useless? Talent might be the first prerequisite to a successful career in music.  However if you are looking to secure high profile concert and festival gigs you will also need...
"My Way To Help Is To Write Songs" Nicki Nero’s Big Star Baby I got an email out of the blue the other day from a local musician named Nicki Nero. He wrote, “Hi there, I am lead singer/writer for Hamilton...
Recently the five-piece band I play in had an opportunity to negotiate for a gig across the border in Niagara Falls, NY. While it sounded very intriguing, and while I've heard that there are local groups who regularly play...
The Caretakers CD Release @ The Casbah with Adam Bentley I love it when Adam does a solo show, he's so "Atmospheric" on his own. City and The Sea; Fabulous acoustic set, a first for me and a real musical treat. Mike...
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