February 20, 2023 thewire 0

In 2021, EC3 launched the Spotlight on Local Black Artists profile program. This is an ongoing effort by EC3 to profile professional artists of African descent living and working in Peterborough. This project offers information on a variety of local artists and aims to develop public knowledge and awareness of […]

Sean McCann @ Market Hall

February 13, 2023 thewire 0

Sunday, March 19 • 7 PM Buy Tickets2023 marks the 30th anniversary of one of Canada’s favourite bands and founding member Séan McCann will be celebrating the legend & the legacy right across the country. Singlaong with “The Shantyman” as he sails us back in time through hilarious stories and foot stomping traditional favourites to […]

Joel Plaskett at the Market Hall

February 3, 2023 thewire 0

Peterborough Musicfest is proud to present Canadian singer-songwriter extraordinaire Joel Plaskett at the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, February 23rd as a fundraiser for the 2023 summer concert season.    A native of Nova Scotia, Plaskett gained traction in early 1990s as a member of the alt-rock band […]

Market Hall 25th Anniversary Concert Celebration

January 4, 2023 thewire 0

Help the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre celebrate 25 years in the heart of downtown Peterborough with an all-star line up of musicians featuring award winning artists Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo), Matt Mays, Terra Lightfoot, Melissa Payne, Brooks & Bowskill, and local special guests!  After nearly two year’s of closure […]


December 7, 2022 thewire 0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards honored Tanya Tucker with the Distinguished Storyteller Award for excellence in storytelling outside of journalism as the entertainment icon is set to star in Paramount’s “A Nashville Country Christmas,” her first original movie airing Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on […]

Interview: Stephen Fearing

December 4, 2022 thewire 0

Stephen Fearing was born in 1963 in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. In 1981, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and immersed himself in the music scene, learning the fundamentals of song writing and performing, while washing dishes to stay alive. Fast forward 30 years and he […]

SPARK Photo Festival 2023 10th Anniversary Registration opens

November 24, 2022 thewire 0

April 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the SPARK Photo Festival. Plans are underway to celebrate the past decade and to focus toward the future. Each year, since 2013, photography exhibits have popped up in public places throughout Peterborough, Northumberland and City of Kawartha Lakes and the festival has become […]

JEFF MARTIN @ Market Hall

November 23, 2022 thewire 0

It’s been a long time coming for our Canadian friends… Jeff Martin will be performing a handful of intimate solo shows in Eastern Canada in early 2023. Across two sets each night, Jeff will perform benchmark songs from his career and provide insights and stories from behind the music and […]

KYTLY Releases Detours And Exits Album Featuring Members Of Afghan Whigs, Jesus And Mary Chain +  Fountains of Wayne After Long Hiatus

October 31, 2022 thewire 0

KYTLY’s latest single, “Begin Again,” is sparse indie-rock confessional from her forthcoming album, Detours And Exits, out October 13. Produced by Fountains of Wayne’s Brian Young (Jesus and Mary Chain, The Posies) and featuring a cast of musicians from Afghan Whigs, Jesus And Mary Chain, Brian Wilson’s band, Fountains of […]