Spotlight YGK: September 21, 2018 edition

In might be in Napanee, but that’s not far from Kingston, and organizer Joe Matthews is a huge supporter of the local music scene, so go check it out! A guaranteed rockin’ good time.

Fall officially arrives tomorrow! This quote sums it up nicely – “The Trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let things go.” Well said.

This Week …


The Rotted Roots Reamblers @ The Toucan

Craig Cardiff @ Clark Hall Pub
Queens U Campus. Join the singer for a night of story and song.
9pm || $20

The Barr Brothers @ Grand Theatre
Their Grand Theatre debut!
7:30pm || $23.50 – $28.50

The Trills @ BluMartini
Electric blues, electric rock and acoustic guitar!


Kimberly Sunstrum, Laura Gagnon and Kelsey Hayes @ Musiikki Café
7:30pm ||$10

Kent @ The Embassy
One of Kingston’s great talents is coming back to the Embassy! This promises be a great evening with rockin’ tunes.
8pm ||$5

Run Maggie Run @ The Mansion
wsg All Good People, Pretty Young Thang, and Nolan Hubbard
9pm ||$5

China Cat Riders @ BluMartini
Calling all Dead Heads – come and dance to the sounds of the Grateful Dead.

Cowboys Don’t Cry @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Covering country music from the 50s through 90’s! Plus 50s through the 80s rock n roll! With a current set list of over 100 songs, they’ll have something for everyone!

Scott Owen Saturdays @ The Brass Pub
Mostly country, sprinkled with rock n roll.


James Ryce and Top Shelf @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Classic Country!

Events This Weekend:

Kingston Poutine FEAST!

Where curds & gravy & fries blend in perfect harmony! Their group of vendors are ready for you in City Park, along Bagot Street ready to serve up the best in classic and unique poutine! Fun for the entire famjam – poutine, lemonade, churros, face painting, games, music & freed admission!
TODAY – SUNDAY || City Park

Lakeside Fun Day

Join the Lakeside community for a FREE, child and pet friendly day of FUN! Expect activities including bouncing castles, face painting, 5-on-5 soccer, Princess and Super Heroes live on location, popcorn, snow cone and cotton candy machines, pizza lunch, a live DJ, and more!
TOMORROW @10am || Henderson Park

Moonlight Corn Maze Walk

Grab a flashlight and find your inner GPS! The Wynn Farms Apple Orchards is open this weekend, and many more Fridays and Saturdays late to give you a chance at solving this classic fall labyrinth! Be sure to warm up with an apple cider by the fire when you’ve successfully completed your mission!

And even more to choose from …

A Comedy of Tenors — Domino Theatre; TONIGHT
A gaggle of tenors, their spouses and sweethearts, and a whole lot of zany fun.

DJ LK — Atomica; TONIGHT
Expect a mix of old school with new: soul, disco, rock, post punk, garage and more! Whatever keeps the vibe on point as you sip and snack on the night’s special offerings.

Ladies Night — Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill; TONIGHT
Hosted by Care of Country 93.5. Games, prizes, bull ride competitions!  

Dancing in the Dive Bars — The Brooklyn; TONIGHT
No cover, 3 hours of music, something different every week!

Caribbean Party — Overtime Sports Bar; TOMORROW
End of Summer PARTY with DJ Dexter!
8pm; $5

Curvy Pole — Sensual Serenity; SUNDAY
Sensual Serenity’s Curvy Pole series focuses on building confidence, body positivity and sensual movement to reclaim your sensuality. They will teach you the foundations of pole movement in a safe, judgement free environment. Make some new friends and be a part of a sisterhood of woman who empower each other.
11am; 4 week series 

Wine Tasting Event with Closson Chase Winery and Capers Custom Catering — Spearhead Brewing Company; SUNDAY
Taste the fine wines of Closson Chase Winery from Prince Edward County and the fabulous dishes made by Chef Kevin & Dale of Capers Custom Catering paired together. The wines featured are not available anywhere but the winery and will be available in 2 oz pours with a food pairing for each of the six wines being showcased. Additional glasses of wine may be purchased at the bar as well. A six-course sampling menu follows.
3pm – 5pm; 19+ || $55

Paint Nite — Tir Nag Org; SUNDAY
No experience required! Just follow along while the Painting Instructor guides you step-by-step through the featured painting in about two hours!

On Sale Now …

The Ale House:

Frank Tuner and the Sleeping Souls – September 25
Classified – October 11
USS, The Elwins – October 24
Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) – November 18

The Grand Theatre:

The Barr Brothers – TONIGHT
Gino Vannelli – September 29
Steve Hill – October 11
Brett Kissel – October 17
Serena Ryder – October 18

Leon’s Centre:

John Mellencamp – October 4
Jeff Dunham – October 19
Tim Hicks – November 17
Luke Combs – March 30

Don’t forget !

Wolfe Island Corn Maze is OPEN SATURDAYS! 
Fall Princess Promenade is NEXT SATURDAY!



Care is the National Evening Announcer on #1 For Country, broadcasting live from Country 93.5 with Bobby Bones weeknights from 7-11pm. You can also hear her Dad jokes Sunday mornings 6 – 10am on KRock 105.7.
Find her online (in all the usual spots) @careonair
And don’t be surprised if you see her chasing a tequila shot with a rye n coke on her many Downtown Princess adventures any given weekend.

If you want to have your event listed, drop Care a note at [email protected]

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