The Bowie Lives return to Market Hall in 2022

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

“5 Stars! Unbelievable!” says Richard Crouse, Host of CTV PopLife. “By far, the best & coolest Bowie Tribute I’ve seen!” says Sam Grosso, Cadillac Productions, Toronto Ontario. They’re talking about the “The Bowie Lives” Canada’s most exciting Bowie Spectacular! Michael Bell is an award-winning vocalist who channels the sound and […]

ReFrame 2022 Sneak Peek!

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

Amid all the serious news of the last week or so, we are thrilled to unveil some highlights of the ReFrame 2022 lineup with you today!  This year’s program speaks to pressing issues of environmental activism, food justice, refugee stories, Indigenous sovereignty, art as resistance and the importance of a free […]

Interview: Elyse Saunders

December 17, 2021 thewire 0

Peterborough’s own, Elyse Saunders has been taking the Canadian Country music scene by storm. In a year when most musicians were sitting on the sidelines, Elyse was racking up the ribbons. Two award nominations from the Country Music Association of Ontario for Female Artist of the Year and Rising Star […]

Green Day : Father Of All Motherf*ckers

November 2, 2021 thewire 0

After a two part rock opera – a failed trilogy of albums you have disowned – a life saving stint in rehab and a lukewarm reception what do you do to stay relevant as a punk band that has been releasing records for over three decades? You go back to […]

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Model Citizen: JAMIE RAYMOND

September 2, 2021 thewire 0

JAMIE RAYMOND has been with STRUTT Central for about half a year. She had done 3 years of community theatre acting and wanted to take the next step. After multiple self-tapes, Jamie went to her first in-person audition and booked it for a very big name name commerical! It was […]

“SAY YOU WILL ” Royal Wood

July 5, 2021 thewire 0

Lakefield’s Royal Wood has released another heartfelt ballad; “Say You Will.” A soulful melody coupled with vintage film footage, the song conjures memories of simpler times. “It’s about love, and frankly it’s what the world needs right now. It is about choosing to give to the relationships that mean the most […]

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Rewind

March 9, 2021 thewire 0

If ever there was a time for a song and video such as Rewind, it is now. DesChamp, a graduate of the Faculty of Music at Queen’s University at Kingston with majors in voice and composition, and Rawson, a songwriter who made his mark in Nashville writing for singers such […]

Canadian music legends The Tragically Hip to receive 2021 Humanitarian Award Presented by Music Canada at The 50th Annual JUNO Awards on CBC

February 24, 2021 thewire 0

TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that 15-time JUNO Award-winning band and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, The Tragically Hip, will receive the 2021 Humanitarian Award Presented by Music Canada during The 50th annual JUNO Awards on CBC. The Tragically Hip’s timeless […]