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.

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.
This remarkably funky tune defies categorization. Perhaps progressive funk makes the most sense? The groove is hard and tight. Follow Olivia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oliviabrown.music/
Lisa Sugar is a Canadian singer/songwriter who wrote and recorded a song about a precious dog named Katie. This young dog was found homeless on the streets, emaciated, starving and placed in a high-kill shelter. Katie was saved by...
The document was produced in 2011 and was almost forgotten until recently. Thankfully it was not lost and forgotten, and it recently found its way onto the Music Industry page on the Hamilton.ca website. Today on my Twitter @ghmusician City...
The Hamilton Musician's Guild is hosting an information session about the Musician's Pension Fund of Canada (MPF Canada) on Wednesday April 24, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm. The session is free and takes place at the Guild office at 20...
The Musician’s Pension Fund of Canada (MPF Canada) receives contributions made by employers of musicians on their behalf. Below are a few key things to know about the MPF Canada and the Plan. Who Are We? The MPF Canada was...
In an age where union membership is under pressure on both sides of the border, and worker's rights are being constantly eroded, there are signs of hope and solidarity as wherever musicians stand together. By uniting together in common...
Here's a great little interview of the Mercer sisters on Sesay magazine: http://sesaya.com/2019/04/mercer-duo/
Rolston, concert pianist and educator, dies in her native Vancouver at the age of 89 https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9249795-obituary-patricia-rolston-founder-of-mohawk-college-music-program/ In 2012 I had the pleasure of interviewing Pat Rolston. Here is the substance of that conversation: https://hamiltonmusician.com/musical-entrepreneurship/
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