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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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#ygkPlaylist: July 2016

From one month to the next, the #ygkPlaylist shines the spotlight on local bands and musicians.  Unfortunately, we often don’t have enough room on the playlist to include all the great music that comes our way, and so, many deserving musicians wait in the wings.  Therefore it’s fitting that this

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2014

Summer is undoubtedly the busiest season for events and festivals in the city of Kingston. Tourists flock to the city to take in annual spectacles such as the Buskers Rendezvous, while local residents enjoy free activities including the public market, Princess Street Promenade and the list goes on. With so

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Hangin’ in Chris Koster’s Apartment

With the experience I’ve gained while updating Kingstonist’s events calendar, I’ve come to notice a few recurring names within the local music circuit.  From Emily Fennell to Reuben de Groot and the Slaves of Spanky, there are many individuals and groups who regularly perform around the Limestone City.  Yesterday I

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The New Bar Scene

Kingston has a pretty happenin’ bar scene, with the Hub (Alehouse aka AJ’s, Stages, The Brass, The Griz and Elixir) drawing huge crowds night after night, while other downtown establishments (The Iron Duke , Brew Pub, Tir Na Nog, Merchant , and Joy) chorale the rest of Kingston’s age of

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