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Downchild celebrates 50th anniversary in Kingston

“It’s our fans,” he said. “We’ve got such great fans across the country. People have been coming to see us for 50 years, and now they’re bringing their kids and their grandkids, and we’re reaching a whole new generation.”

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Lemon Bucket Orkestra and more perform at fundraiser for doula group

The Doula Support Foundation, a new non-profit to the Kingston area, is hosting its first major fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 23rd at The Spire. It’s a concert featuring The Lemon Bucket Orkestra, The Weather Station, and The Gertrudes.  “It will be a very lively event,” said Laura Pascoe, chairperson of

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Musicians emerge onto stage at The Isabel

This Friday, the six winners of YGK Emerging Musician Competition will demonstrate their musical skills in a showcase concert at The Isabel. Kingston-based musicians Sadaf Amini, Julia Finnegan, Michelle Kasaboski, Alex Mundy, Savannah and Michael, and Abby Stewart were announced in July as the finalists of the first edition of

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Rockin’ the Square: Moist and 25 Years of Silver

Canadian alternative band Moist is celebrating the 25th anniversary of their landmark album Silver with a tour, which brings the band back to Kingston on Friday, Aug. 2 for a free concert in Springer Market Square as part of the annual Rockin’ the Square events. Celebrating the quarter century anniversary

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Saffron A brings ‘Resilience’ to Musiikki

  “The Twelve Fret (music store in Toronto) is my favourite music store in the world because they never talk down to me,” said Saffron A, who is a classically trained singer and was “brainwashed into music” by her parents from birth. “There’s a trope of the girl with long

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Kingston Symphony presents ‘Carnival of the Dinosaurs’

As the Kingston Symphony continues its Symphony Education Partnership, bringing fun and dynamic orchestral concerts to thousands of area students, this year, they’re inviting the public to join in, too. Next week, the Kingston Symphony will welcome over 2,500 grade 4 students to the Grand Theatre as part of the

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‘Even the walls will be rocking’ – Willie Nile previews show in Kingston

  If you don’t “feel a hell of a lot better than when you came in” after Willie Nile’s gig at BLUMartini this Saturday, Nile himself offers a money back guarantee. That is if you survive the fire. “I think the venue and the promoter should alert the fire department

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KCAP presents fundraising concert for Kingston Street Mission

The Kingston Coalition Against Poverty will be hosting a fundraising concert for the Kingston Street Mission this week. The concert will help to raise funds for the Kingston Street Mission, an organization that opens its doors at Gill Hall of St. Andrew’s church to Kingston’s homeless and impoverished six nights

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I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven bring energy and nostalgia to Grand Theatre

Are you ever at a live music event and find yourself wondering how everyone there isn’t moved by the music? I don’t mean teary-eyed at the lyrics, or frothed up into a rage over the message, but just physically wanting to move their body. I can’t be at a concert

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Police investigating suspicious occurrence at children’s day camp

Kingston Police are still investigating an instance of suspicious activity that occurred at a day camp in mid-August, and are requesting that anyone with information come forward. The incident involved a 10-year-old girl who was attending a day camp in the area of Palace and Bath Roads. At approximately 12

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