Videos by Hamilton Musicians

New Video by George Lardie: High Park Summer Song

The “High Park Summer Song” lyric video is a beautiful and nostalgic melody from George Lardie’s  Wheels of Life CD. It is a perfect addition to George’s YouTube collection. George Lardie of Hamilton is a proud advocate for the effectiveness of the work of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. At the age of 70 George is an […]

Junestone Releases ‘The Bong Song’ Video

The song was released on 4/20 and is 4:20 long.

Worth the Weight by Maggie Szabo

Official music video by Maggie Szabo performing “Worth The Weight” off of her new upcoming EP. ►Stream on Spotify:​ ►Stream on Apple Music:​ ►Subscribe to Maggie Szabo on YouTube:​ ►Follow Maggie Szabo Online Instagram:​ Website:​ Tik Tok: @allaboutmaggie Facebook:​ Twitter:​ Website:​ Produced and Directed by: David Boisclair, […]

Maggie Szabo Releases the Self-Love Anthem, “Choose Me”

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 5, 2021) – Hailing from Canada but currently based in Los Angeles, electro-pop artist Maggie Szabo has been winning over audiences worldwide with her stunningly soulful vocals and empowering pop anthems. Today sees the release of her newest single “Choose Me”, a power-pop hit promoting the undeniable value of choosing self-care and […]

Teenage Head Live at Gage Park, 2008 YouTube

Posted by BOYDWILSONFILMS on YouTube. TEENAGE HEAD at the Y108 Rock N Roll Picnic; Gage Park, Hamilton; Aug 2, 2008. With FRANKIE VENOM, GORD LEWIS, STEVE MAHON, JACK PEDLER and SONNY DEL-RIO on sax. Filmed by JOHN A. SLOMKA. Audio mastered by DANNY Z at Blue Tilt Studio. Teenage Beer Drinkin’ Party Something On My […]

Junestone Kicks Covid to the Curb with “Operate On My Heart” video

JUNESTONE ‘s latest release is fully masked, socially distanced and category-free. Creative lead for the group is Olivia Brown with talent in all four corners! Junestone is now The Hammer’s best evidence to celebrate that music is not dead, and to give us a well-needed excuse to have some fun.

Righteous Roses by ELINOR

Don’t forget to water those righteous roses before the garden gate closes

Brenda Brown Releases ‘Life Among Giants’

[HAMILTON, CANADA – May 2020]  Brenda Brown is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Life Among Giants. Brenda’s rich and expressive voice is perfectly backed up with eleven exciting new arrangements for jazz ensemble, big band, and full orchestra. Life Among Giants is a significant tribute to the era of classic jazz repertoire and […]

Heather J’s New Release ‘Dancing When I Die’

This is formative work from a remarkably gifted Hamilton-area songwriter who owns a profoundly sweet and expressive vocal style.

Olivia Brown Band – The Bong Song

JAKE FRANICZEK / JUSTIN MCHUGH / IAN AISLING / OLIVIA BROWN srry the song’s longer than 420000 but we did it live-off the floors!! in all our basements hamilton & toronto ont 4.20.2020 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Call the Rain by ELINOR

New release on YouTube today.

Robert Bruce – Reflections

Solo piano piece by Robert Bruce with Valerie Descheneaux (actress). “Reflections” can be found on Robert’s new solo piano CD “Cherished”.

Save Tonight by D1DO ft. Christine C. Costa

Released April 10 2020. The official song & music video for the original single, Save Tonight! 🎶 Created during the global quarantine, the intent and main message being delivered is that time of solitude can be an opportunity for us to ignite a new fire within if we allow ourselves the time to tap into […]

Hamilton Music and Food Guy: YouTube Channel Startup

The Music and Food Guy channel on YouTube is kicking off with this video on baking sourdough bread.

My Name is George by ELINOR

This song is about optimism maintenance. It is important to stay curious like George and keep an open heart because if we don’t then the hawks swoop in and we get fucked up 🏇 My name is Elinor and I enjoy making stuff and sharing it. Sometimes my standards are high, sometimes they are not, […]

Boomerang by Gavin O’Sullivan

From the YouTube page Gavin O’Sullivan’s YouTube Channel GAVIN O’SULLIVAN has returned to his native city of Hamilton Ontario (via Vancouver, B.C.) with a refreshed approach to his acoustic folk buzz rock! He’s brought with him a whole new selection of songs inspired by his experiences on the West Coast. Songs woven with sing-along, hooky […]

Video Release by ELINOR: “Fresh Outta The Batch”

Cootes Paradise Band in Support of Transgender Awareness Video “Meant For Something More”

HAMILTON, CANADA – A trans teen suicide awareness video is being released today – “Meant For Something More” – directed by award-winning independent filmmaker Brenda Whitehall with music by Ontario blues band Cootes Paradise. The video – starring trans activist Romeo Reyes, along with Olivia Ducayen (“B-Side”), Danielle Braund (“Falling In”) and Lee Shorten (“The […]

New Release by Poesy: Video for Strange Little Girl

George Lardie’s “Let’s Work It Out”

Roslyn Witter Sings

A pretty remarkable cover of Billie Eilish’s “When The Party’s Over” – A gem of a voice! Find Roslyn on Instagram: YouTube:

Bad Enough – New Release by Olivia Brown

JAKE FRANICZEK / JUSTIN MCHUGH / IAN AISLING / OLIVIA BROWN live-on the basement floor sang those vox again after hamilton ont 4.20.2019 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

New Song, New Video from Olivia Brown: “Who Cares”

This remarkably funky tune defies categorization. Perhaps progressive funk makes the most sense? The groove is hard and tight. Follow Olivia on Instagram:

Musicians of Boise Philharmonic (Idaho, USA) Vote to Join American Federation of Musicians

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 cause to uphold and defend the standards of the profession, musicians laying the groundwork for collective […]


Hey! We’re raddleshack, a local Hamilton band who have for a number of years been involved in the Hamilton music scene playing venues such as Corktown, doors pub, this ain’t Hollywood and casbah to name a few. We recently shot a live music session at doors pub on Hess street which has been a staple […]

Arkells Video Release: Only For A Moment

“a picture of light being wrestled from the darkness.” ~ FYI Music News Only For A Moment is the third song released from the soon-to-be-released album Rally Cry.  Here’s People’s Champ Here’s Relentless  

‘We thought Hamilton was a magical place musically’ – Bob Doidge of Grant Avenue Studio

A special piece of history in Hamilton’s music scene has been featured in a video produced by Hamilton Public Library: Grant Avenue Studio. The Hamilton Future Fund was created in 2002 when Hamilton Hydro was sold for $137 million dollars. The money was put into two reserves: $100 million invested to provide income which will […]

Emma Rush: Both Sides Now

Hachey the MouthPEACE, John Kirby and Ace Bailey: Winners of Turn It On Hamilton Songwriter’s Contest

Cable 14 photo Hachey (a champion beat boxer whose real name is Justin Hachey), Kirby and Bailey’s winning song “Turn It On” was judged by a panel of three experts, National Academy Orchestra conductor Boris Brott, singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot and Juno-winning blues singer-guitarist Steve Strongman. Other finalists included James Witter, Robin Benedict and Sharon […]

Devin Moody: “Noami” official music video filmed at Maria’s Fifty’s Diner, Stoney Creek

The official music video for “Naomi” by Devin Moody Shot by: Lee Zavitz – Location: Marias Fifty’s Diner 931 Queenston Road, Stoney Creek, ON Written by: Devin Moody Produced by: Alan Poaps (APmar Music)

VARGA official video Three Section Staff – Now This Is Vibrancy!!

VARGA – Three Section Staff [OFFICIAL VIDEO] from Varga HQ on Vimeo.

Ginger St. James: Christmas Wish At The End Of The Bar by the Vanishers

The Vanishers featuring Ginger St. James. Directed by Gary Kuiper/ Paul Pengelly. Videography by Wayne Graves / Gary Kuiper / Craig BraggSpecial thanks to Ginger, Lou Molinaro, This Aint Hollywood, Keith Cooke (santa), Craig Bragg, Matt, Glenna Pengelly, Chrystle McGrath, Sherie, Boss, The sweet girl tending bar that night and the patient patrons of TAH […]

Heather Janssen’s New Release: All I Want For Christmas

Congratulations to Heather Janssen on the release of her debut song, “All I Want For Christmas.” “All I Want For Christmas Is You”Heather Janssen CoverExecutive Producers Kyle “K Notes” Smith & Neville PaulSteve Foley – EngineerAudio Valley Recording StudiosGlenn Morrison- Mixing/Mastering (Alpine Mastering)Jonathan Chandler – BassThomas Hunt – DrumsMolly & Marley Mullan – (Fiddle & […]

Basement Full Of Metal: Hamilton’s VARGA Celebrates Barbershop Podcast Episode 100

I happened to see Kevin Barber on the street the other day, but I had no idea what plans he had been cooking up.  As I rolled down my car window to wave hello he shouted, “The show tonight is number 100 and it’s going to being freakin’ amazing!” Then he continued on his way, […]

Hamilton’s Barber Shop Podcast: 100 Episodes And Still Running

Kevin Barber You’ve got to be making waves to be on the Barber Shop. If you don’t seriously have your feet wet from working in the Hamilton music scene, there’s no reason why host Kevin Barber would have you on the show. You may not be famous, and if you’re not, Barber wants to help […]

At Hamilton’s Juno House With Surprise Guests “Bucket List”

A photo feature with photos by Bill Watson, courtesy of Hamilton Blues Society. A.K. McLeod of the Hammer Blues Band Photo: Bill Watson   A.K. McLeod, Big Johnny Blue of the Hammer Blues BandPhoto: Bill Watson   Bucket List “Blues Forged In The Hammer”Photo: Bill Watson   Ed Fletcher of the Hammer Blues BandPhoto: Bill […]

Smoke Wagon Blues Band on the Barber Shop

  You need a wide-angle lens to fit these dudes in one shot. Just sayin’. “smoldering, sexy, cocksure blues…” The Smoke Wagon Blues Band show can be seen on The Barber Shop Podcast. Here’s the link:

Jacob Moon and The Work of Songwriting – Hamilton’s Barber Shop Podcast

Chelsea Crites Peforms and Discusses Songwriting, Peforming, and the Healing Power of Music Biz

Here’s an excerpt from the program: KB: What word of advice or encouragement would you give to someone who is just starting out in the music business? CC: My mom still tells me this. When you’re in the music industry, it’s something you have to work on every day. You have to treat it like […]

Rae Billing and the Unpayables on The Barber Shop Podcast

The program was recorded at Boxo Studio on April 3, 2014. Check out “To Keep” starting at 29:25… I will try… Keep my feet from walkin’ Keep the door from slammin’ Keep my heart from breakin’ Keep the anger waiting’ Keep the tears from flowin’ Keep old wounds from growin’ Keep from knowin’ too much […]

New Playlist: Hamilton Musician Videos On YouTube

<> Some of Hamilton’s Singer-Songwriter and Adult Contemporary/Indie Artists View on YouTube

A Little Piece of Hamilton’s Groove Corporation For Your Listening Pleasure

“Intelligent Funk For The Dancing Masses”

Hamilton Blues Society on The Barbershop Podcast

Philosofear LIVE at the Citadel: “Soon For You” Video Just Released

The video includes Mike Harshaw’s drum solo.

Documentary About Hamilton Punk and Hardcore

You learn something new everyday, and you gain more respect for the ridiculous amount of variety and motivations for performing in this town! Well worth the watch. Drop your barriers. Open your mind.

Grimsby’s Mike Harshaw In Rehearsal With Annihilator

In Mike’s own words off of his Facebook page: Today was the last ANNIHILATOR rehearsal before our Feast on Europe tour! Very long and hard rehearsal…we are ready to rock this tour! Before we leave we play a warm up show in Ottawa at the Brass Monkey then we are off to Europe. Can’t wait! […]

Bjorn Anderson, Prakash John Solo Moment at Coach and Lantern’s Blues Studio

This clip was recorded on July 30, 2013 upstairs at The Coach and Lantern. An intimate venue for some “freakin’ awesome” blues! Special guests each month bring the best of the blues to our doorstep. For more information on The Blues Studio shows, visit

Monster Truck: Download Festival, Power of the People

Varga Drummer Dan Fila

To my drummer friends, check out what we’re in store for when Varga comes to town. Here’s Dan Fila doing a little warm-up session. Pop over the YouTube page and LIKE it. Get your tickets to their September show on September 21 at Hamilton’s Citadel Theatre.

Hamilton’s Monster Truck Devours The Festival d’ete de Quebec

John and Sheila Ludgate’s Never Too Late: A Video Story Of A Man On A Journey

Thanks to Hamilton Blues Lovers and the affiliated BluesHamilton YouTube channel, I just found out about John and Sheila Ludgate. Here are two are talented, well-established songwriters. Their sons Anthony, Luke, and Shane are co-conspirators in making great music. As you watch, check out the cool view of a rainy gray morning on the Harbour, […]

New HD Quality Hamilton Musician Videos by BOXO Studio: Ray Materick and Tim Gibbons

Raymond Materick – Long Road To Heaven by Ryan Cannon – BOXO Studio Tim Gibbons – Guitar King by Ryan Cannon, BOXO Studio

Paul Federici Releases Sail On Official Lyric Video

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Ginger St. James Sings Beer Bottle Pockets at Devil’s Punchbowl

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Danielle Beaudin: Wait For Your Love. Video: March Mercanti Music producer: Carl Jennings

Danielle Beaudin’s Latest Video, released to YouTube on April 17, 2013.

Hamilton’s Looper Masters: Sam Klass and Jacob Moon

Clip #1: Sam Klass at Sealed Art 30th Anniversary, March 9, 2013. Video by Brian Berneker Clip #2: Jacob Moon on top of Staircase Theatre, September 11, 2008. Video by  Stephen Strangways and Ron Kebic

Monster Truck’s Jeremy Widerman and Jon Harvey: “It’s All About The Tunes”

Last March 27 Claire Brassard of interviewed Jeremy Widerman and Jon Harvey of Juno nominees Monster Truck. Widerman acted as the chief spokesman, with Harvey’s tacit approval throughout. Here are some highlights of the conversation. Hamilton’s Monster Truck includes Steve Kiely (drums), Jon Harvey (bass, vocals), Jeremy Widerman (guitar, vocals). Missing from this photo: […]

Steven Strongman Performs @ The HMAs, Video By Brian Berneker, Alex Zafer

Brian Berneker just posted this on his YouTube page.

Weekend Riot Club Video: Things Are Looking Up Again

Things Are Looking Up Again, by Weekend Riot Club It’s the Hamilton band’s first video. From their YouTube notes: This second single from our upcoming debut, Psychotropia, was shot in one day at Boxcar Sound Recording Studios and Dr. Disc in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  CREDITS:VideoDirected by: Andy WoodDIrector of Photography: Simon ShohetProducer: Matt MacLellan SongWritten and […]

Two Minute Interview: The Reason’s Adam White and James Nelan

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 Saturday afternoon. The stripped down vulnerability of playing unplugged and not having the usual five-piece configuration didn’t bother […]

Happy New Year With Brian Berneker’s Auld Lang Syne 2013 Copyright © 2012 Brian Berneker Participants: Harmonica:  Luigi Campanella Vocals: Robin Benedict, Missy Bauman, Ellie Ketsetzis, Emmett Sherlock, Melinda Morton, Maggie Ciere Lead Guitar/ Vocals: Dean Irvine Rhythm Guitar: John M Crawford Bass Guitar: Criss Stone Saxophone: Parag Chakravarti Holiday Dancers: Bree Walker and Ashley Oliver also featuring: “The Dancin’ Guy” Jed Lifeson Video Produced by: Brian Berneker Camera: Brian Berneker Editor/Post Production: Brian Berneker Music Arrangement of “Auld Lang Syne” […]

Glen Brown, publisher, on Our City, Cable 14 – The Greater Hamilton Musician

Fast forward to 16:40.

Looking Back: North Country on CHCH from the Seventies

Thank-you Bud Wilkinson for sharing this video and some background to it:   Here is a video with many local guys. Ronny Horton may have others from the CHTV archives. In the video Ronny Horton (still around), Grant Wilson (piano), Al Reese (drums, still around), Billy Harchuck, Bill Sawyer, Brian Barons, and others. George Hamilton’s fourth […]