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Homegrown Live Music Festival marks the beginning of the return of live music in Kingston

To say that Kingstonians have missed their live music scene might be the understatement of the pandemic. A very large part of the local social scene, and a major employer of a good segment of Kingston’s populations, the loss of live music due to the COVID-19 pandemic had a massive

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Lennox and Addington offering $20k in funding through Tourism Activation Program

Businesses and event organizers in Lennox and Addington now have the opportunity to secure funding through the County’s Tourism Activation Program. With a variety of “unique tourism products, as well as a variety of top-notch events that are enjoyed by both residents and visitors alike,” Lennox and Addington is hoping

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Alex Cuba brings Sublime Latin-Canadian music to The Grad Club

“It’s a brand new year, it’s a brand new album.” Alex Cuba is clearly excited about his latest record and his new tour. The newest recording, Sublime, was released in the fall, and he’s starting the second leg of his tour in Kingston on Wednesday at The Grad Club.  “This

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Spotlight YGK: July 19 edition

There’s no shortage of things to do in and around Kingston, especially if you’re a music lover! Here’s a look at some of the big events happening in August (so you can plan ahead), and some of what you can take in as early as this weekend.Feelin’ hot, hot, hot!

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Limestone City Blues Festival announces 2019 lineup

  The 23rd annual Limestone City Blues Festival will be bringing the blues to downtown Kingston from Thursday, Aug. 22, to Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Over 100 hours of blues music will be presented over the four-day festival. “It’s a very exciting lineup,” said Downtown Kingston! Senior Projects Manager Jan

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Spotlight YGK: May 24 edition

  Spotlight YGK It’s summer, right? Contrary to calendar dates, the warm weather and the patios suggest perhaps maybe it is … This Week … FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC: BluMartini : Tighten Up, The Bon Evans Band and Jim Dan Dee (9 :45pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/2629806700367652/ Santur Brewing : Zak Colbert (8pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/560010311193140/ Musiikki Cafe: Gillian

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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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Spotlight YGK: April 26 edition

  Get outta the rain and into the club. Wicked Awesome Shows to Check Out! BluMartini : Goldwing Album Release TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/1054739348060779/ Sydenham United Church : You’ve Got A Friend : Music of James Taylor & Carole King TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/581480805684921/ The Mansion : Seas w/ Tidecaller, Double Yeti TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/271357800464083/ The Grand Theatre : Lisa Fischer

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Spotlight YGK: Easter weekend edition

  Have a GOOOOOD Long Easter Weekend!! This Week … FRIDAY LIVE MUSIC: Musiikki Cafe: Hailiah, Kenny Ivimey https://www.facebook.com/events/2064460207001131/ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill: Reilly Donnelly  (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/385190922312668/ Don Cherry’s Sportsbar: Reckless 4 with Sunset March (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/336416870325762/ The Merchant: Ambush (10pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/603500110076543/ The Toucan: Ghetto Express (10pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/377118409559639/

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‘All about connection’: Nick Teehan performs tonight at Musiikki

  Saxophone, a cheap Casio keyboard, and a nose flute. Nick Teehan plays them all, and will have them on hand, along with his guitarist bandmate Daniel Kruger, as he takes the stage tonight, Friday, Apr. 14, 2019, at Musiikki. Teehan recently released his second full-length album These Little Things.

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Spotlight YGK: April 5 edition

    One week ’til Record Store Day. You’ve been reminded. This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Musiikki Cafe: Michael C Duguay (solo) w/ Alexandra Sullivan (5pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/411964172938300/ Stages: Scott Helman, Ralph, Myles Castello (530pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/264928687773035/ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill: Knuckle Hed (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/266081197645263/ BLUMartini: Elevation (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/2258151577568298/

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Spotlight YGK: March 29 edition

  It’s almost Stumbling Weather! And a very special ‘Welcome Home’ to Brian’s Record Option. xo This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Isabel Bader: Electric Circuits Festival (8pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/243799543204124/ Musiikki Cafe: BluesReel (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/373151323268703/ Clark Hall Pub: After Funk (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/2339270756124468/ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill: Chelsea Road (9pm)

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