Music Reviews

The principals of the 2016 Verdi Square Festival provided rousing and emotional performances for over 500 in attendance.Photo by Fotini Stephen.

Verdi Square Festival 2016

(NEW YORK, NY) – An Under the radar gem of an operatic performance. As far as artistic events go, the Verdi Square Festival of the…


The Tragically Hip

Thank You Gord

Way back in 1995, riding in my Sensei’s car on the way home after a long night of Goju-Ryu, my twelve-year-old self naturally started rifling…


Mike McCann, the president of the Canada South Blues Society, describes Chritian Vegh as the future of blues.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Bluesfest Windsor Ends On A High Note

In the back of their minds, the organizers of this year’s LiUNA Bluesfest Windsor, held from July 14 though 16 at the Riverfront Festival Plaza,…


Edwin has rejoined I Mother Earth for a special 20th Anniversary Tour for their Scenery and Fish album. The band helped to open Bluesfest 2016 in Windsor on 14 July 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Two Reunions Start Bluesfest 2016

(WINDSOR, ON) – In what could be seen as a rather unusual move, this year’s LiUNA Bluesfest Windsor, now running at Windsor’s Riverfront Festival Plaza…


Inside The 58th Grammy Awards

By Jessica Faught (WINDSOR, ON) – The 58th Grammys was a big success this year, with many people eagerly tuning in to see their fave…


MONEY-6

Eddie Money Golden

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Gone is the Eddie Money of our youth and in his stead is a newer, more rounded version of…


Skinner STAR-4 Starship Starship at Caesars Windsor

Starship Lifts Off At Caesars Windsor

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Starship took the stage at Caesars Windsor, Saturday night, to a warm welcome from the almost full house at…


Lopez Jaw-Dropping On AMAs

By Jessica Faught (WINDSOR, ON) – The American Music Awards were hosted by artist/actor Jennifer Lopez, and her array of fashion choices were varied and…


JP-Cormier 2015 Kingsville Folk Music Festival

Kingsville Folk Fest A Rousing Success

(KINGSVILLE, ON) – Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, in kind community support, new and returning patrons, food, drink and artisan vendors, the time and…


Folk Fest Puts Kingsville On The Map

By Ian Shalapata (KINGSVILLE, ON) – The world came to Kingsville this past weekend as the 2nd annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival built on the…