Shawn Mullins & Max Gomez Saturday June 23 Market Hall

April 23, 2018 thewire 0

After a series of indie record releases, Shawn Mullins’s critical breakthrough came when 1998 Soul’s Core album shot him to fame on the strength of its Grammy-nominated No. 1 hit, “Lullaby” followed by AAA/Americana No. 1 “Beautiful Wreck” from 2006’s 9th Ward Pickin’ Parlor. His song, “Shimmer,” was used in promotion […]

Mr Meaner

Horror Scopes: April 2018

April 3, 2018 thewire 0

Aries: This is a morning that starts with confusion… perhaps there are too many options to decide from. Still, it is a great day for communication. Ask yourself whether you’ll have the Wheaties or the Cheerios before you decide. Taurus: You are focused on sorting out several issues on the […]

Mb Speaks

Mb Speaks: April 2018

April 3, 2018 thewire 0

Ok, I’m only going to say this once, but I’m taking my lead from Randy Wright this month and want to comment on the city spending 500,000$ on a sign welcoming people to Peterborough. In all fairness, we also got a new slogan and a logo; some wavy blue lines […]

Stephen Fearing returns to Market Hall Tuesday April 17

April 3, 2018 thewire 0

Stephen Fearing has been named as one of the finest songwriters in Canada. He built a national – and international – audience for his music, doing it old school through countless performances at intimate venues and on the concert stages of festivals and theatres across Canada, the US, and the […]

Interview: Measha Brueggergosman

April 1, 2018 thewire 0

(April 2018) Measha was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick and as a child, began singing in the choir of her local Baptist church, where father served as a deacon. As a young adult she obtained a B.Mus. from the University of Toronto and later moved to Germany to study and […]

Mr Meaner

HorrorScopes: March 2018

March 2, 2018 thewire 0

Aries: This is a morning that starts with confusion… perhaps there are too many options to decide from. Still, it is a great day for communication. Ask yourself whether you’ll have the Wheaties or the Cheerios before you decide. Drink. Taurus: You are focused on sorting out several issues on […]

Mb Speaks

Mb Speaks: March 2018

March 2, 2018 thewire 0

Spring? Is that you? While putting this issue together I’m looking out the window to see shoots in the garden and buds on the branches. I have to admit, there’s something always inspiring when the winter weather turns to spring. But the end of February? That’s just not right. And […]

Model Citizen: Anne Lawless

March 2, 2018 thewire 0

I like to think of myself as a late bloomer. “Living in the now” became the main theme in my life and I felt inspired to open new doors, start living and not just accept my age but embrace it, all the grey, all the laugh lines earned. It is […]

The Sheepdogs

Interview: Jimmy Bowskill of The Sheepdogs

March 1, 2018 thewire 0

The Sheepdogs are a Canadian rock and roll band from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Formed in 2006, they released their first CD in 2007. By 2011, they became the first unsigned band to ever make the cover of Rolling Stone and they haven’t looked back. The band’s 2010 release Learn & Burn […]

Mr Meaner

Horror Scopes: February 2018

February 1, 2018 thewire 0

Aries: You may be running into obstacles recently that make you stop and question the path you are on. Perhaps you have been acting on assumptions that are no longer valid. Face it. You were attractive and had a shot at love 40 years ago. Now? Not so much. The […]