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Best of 2015: #ygkPlaylist for 2015

In March 2015, we set out to create a monthly mixtape featuring Kingston’s best and brightest musical talents.  The #ygkPlaylist was subsequently born, and over the past nine months we’ve worked tirelessly to highlight new and familiar releases from an unbelievable number of established artists and aspiring new acts throughout

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Top Five Things to See and Do in April 2015

For our top five things to see and do in April 2015, Kingstonist is highlighting a trio of highly anticipated concerts, as well as opportunities to embrace your inner geek and root, root, root for the home team.  Enjoy! Kingston Frontenacs Playoffs, various dates in April 2015 (and beyond?):  with

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#ygkChallenge: Support Kingston’s Searchlight Nominees

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook: Kyra and Tully with the Grand Theatre

Today I’m thrilled to share the most recent addition to the Skeleton Park Community Songbook featuring Kyra and Tully, as well as huge cast of musician friends and volunteers from the Grand Theatre. Kyra and Tully describe the inspiration of  their song  titled ‘Love in all These Things’ as follows:

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Don’t Sell Your Soul for Tickets

How much is too much? It’s a topic we’ve touched on in the past, and back when Leonard Cohen came to the K-Rock Centre, pairs of tickets to his show were being sold on eBay for as much as $1,400. While I wasn’t specifically watching to see if Elton John

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Friday Foto

Tomorrow night, some time between the Fat Goose Craft Fair and Kyra and Tully’s CD Release Party, swarms of children, young and old, will converge on lower Princess Street in hopes of catching a glimpse of jolly old Saint Nic.  As a part of the Santa Claus Parade, floats, lights,

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Guide to The 2009 Skeleton Park Music Festival

The Skeleton Park Music Festival officially kicks off this evening, with a few nights of entertainment prior to the main event this Saturday in McBurney (aka Skeleton) Park. While my attention is primarily focused on this Saturday’s outdoor festival, I thought it would be beneficial to produce a helpful festival

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Dance parties, CD releases and World Premiers, oh my!

I have been a bad, bad blogger lately. I have been pondering possible reasons and I’ve decided to go with the “I’ve just been too busy with symphony and other shows” excuse. Hope that works for everyone. You may also have noticed that since the site redesign, we have no

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