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Kingstonist Concert Reviews: Back to the Farm marks triumphant return of music festivals

Kingstonist Concert Reviews On Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, Back to The Farm Beer and Music Festival made its return for the first time since the pandemic pushed the pause button on live events. With a skillfully crafted lineup of bands that consisted primarily of local talent, the festival showcased a

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Musicians and fans celebrate as live music returns to Kingston

The lockdown has finally lifted for live music, and fans couldn’t be more thrilled! On the evening of Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, Howe Island’s Rockin’ the Rock returned and two of Kingston’s most promising bands broke the silence that pandemic restrictions forced upon them. The excitement and energy brought by fans alone could have powered the show, which was fuelled by solar panels brought in

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Howe Island Rockin the Rock

Green Energy limited audience music festival on Howe Island proudly presents Kasador, the Wilderness, Bon Evans Band and Reckless and Banded. Up front a personal in a wonderful outdoor theatre under the stars in the beautiful thousand islands. Please visit our web site at howeislandrockintherock.com, also on Facebook, Twitter and

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Waterfront concerts return to Gananoque

Gananoque is getting its groove on as the 2021 Waterfront Concert series returns to town. “Enjoy some great music at the beautiful heritage park in Gananoque,” said Cliff Edwards, co-prouder of the Waterfront Concert series. Sponsored by the Town of Gananoque, the free concert series will run on Fridays and

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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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Documentary shines spotlight on the power of music

Residents at Providence Manor have been enjoying performances from Canta Arya School for Strings students for over a decade. To highlight this partnership the two organizations have produced a documentary called Resonance: Music Across the Ages. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the school would host as many as 20 concerts

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Mike Myers FBLive Concert Thursday January 28, 7:00 to 8:30pm

Mike Myers FBLive Concert Thursday January 28, 7:00 to 8:30pm Join Mike Myers for an evening of toe-tapping old standards and tunes from the 60’s and beyond, all live-streamed on @KingstonSeniors Facebook page. Free event; please consider donating to the Seniors Association! Sponsored by James Reid Funeral Home, PostMedia, and

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Letter: Joe’s M.I.L.L. borrowers happy to have instruments during lockdown

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. In June 2019, I became the Library Coordinator for Joe’s M.I.L.L., Kingston’s Musical Instrument Lending Library, a pretty sweet job for a semi-retired lifelong musician!  If you aren’t

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Letter: Noise bylaws and live music

The following is a letter to the editor, and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The Kingstonist. On Aug. 11, 2020, Kingston City Council attached new administrative monetary penalties to two existing bylaws, the ‘nuisance party’ bylaw and the ‘noise’ bylaw.  These fines were intended as a

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New LP ‘Until Tomorrow’ by The Wilderness reveals the Kingston band’s deeper, darker side

The following is an album review written by Pete Sanfilippo, founding member of ‘Kingston Live.’ When The Wilderness took the stage at Skeleton Park Arts Festival in the summer of 2019, they were met with uproarious applause. People got up from their lawn chairs and their picnic blankets to dance

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Free Live Music in Dunham Park

Come join us every Friday evening from 6:30-8pm for live music at Mr. Mutsy’s Fence of Kindness in Dunham Park. Acoustic guitar music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s to present, is performed by Melady Melodies in our back yard which backs onto Dunham Park off of Dunham Street. (This Park

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Grad Club set to reopen after delayed approval from Queen’s

The Grad Club restaurant and bar on Queen’s University campus has received the green light to reopen after nearly two months of waiting. “I want to thank everyone that took time to speak up, it made a big difference,” posted their General Manager Virginia Clark on Facebook on Friday Sep.

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