Interview: Howard Jones

June 1, 2018 thewire 0

(June 2018) British singer songwriter and 80’s synth pop pioneer Howard Jones is making his way from across the pond to Peterborough this summer. His first single, “New Song”, was released in September 1983 and reached the Top 30 in the US and the Top 5 in the UK. It […]

Interview: Danny Michel

April 30, 2018 thewire 0

(May 2018)  Singer songwriter and performer Danny Michel considers himself A.D.D. when it comes to his musical offerings. Find his records in the folk, pop, world and even classical sections of any playlist, and you’ll be drawn to the common thread that is the passion for what he’s doing. Nominated for […]

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 […]

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 […]

RANDY BACHMAN

Interview: Randy Bachman

February 1, 2018 thewire 0

Few artists can claim to have made a bigger impact on popular music than Randy Bachman. He’s widely regarded as the “architect of Canadian rock ‘n’ roll.” Responsible for hits like “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” “American Woman,” “Let it Ride, “Taking Care of Business,” “No Sugar Tonight” and “These […]

Interview: Robby Campbell of the Mudmen

January 3, 2018 thewire 0

Celtic rockers Mudmen return to Peterborough this month. The band has a long and distinguished career, having met Queen Elizabeth and “King” Gretzky. Their music has been featured in video games, on TV and even as a WWE wrestler theme song. With 9 CD’s and over 2900 shows under the […]

Jerome Godboo

Jerome Godboo

December 2, 2017 thewire 0

Toronto singer and harmonica player Jerome Godboo is always improving himself, as a musician, a man and a communicator. An accomplished and exceptional bluesman, his bending harp skills have been sought by everyone from Ronnie Hawkins to the late Jeff Healey. The one-time Toronto legend of explosive 90s rock band […]

micah barnes

Interview: Micah Barnes

November 2, 2017 thewire 0

(November 2017) I first met Micah Barnes back in the 80’s when we were both lads cutting our musical teeth. He was playing the iconic clubs of Queen St, while I busked outside them. One thing that struck me was his dynamic presence, ability to entertain… and the voice! It […]

Sass Jordan

Interview: Sass Jordan

October 10, 2017 thewire 0

(1995) Born in Birmingham, England, Sass Jordan came to Montreal to live at an early age. At 16 she played bass with one of the city’s top acts The Pinups. After that, she became a television hostess and backup vocalist for The Box and Paul Piche. Her debut album, in […]

Ed Robertson

Interview: Ed Robertson

October 2, 2017 thewire 0

(Oct 2017) Ed Robertson and Steven Page met in grade school and after attending the same Peter Gabriel concert, they bumped into each other again at local Harvey’s and the rest is history. They’ve won Junos, Grammy Nominations, Billboard nods…The Barenaked Ladies are another one of those Canadian iconic bands […]