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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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The Tragically Hip’s Paul Langlois on Saskadelphia, Lake Fever Lager, and playing with Feist

Even though The Tragically Hip is no longer touring or writing new material as a band, 2021 has been a busy year for Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Gord Sinclair, and Paul Langlois. In February, Strippers Union (fronted by Rob Baker and Craig Northey) released their third album, The Undertaking. The

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Kingston musician’s new single a tribute to farmers

A Kingston-based musician is out with a brand new single. “Date Night” by country musician Clem Chesterfield tells the story of making the most of the time we have. A man and woman in love, working through the night on the farm. “It came from a place of real respect

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Kingston musician releases mental health-inspired album

A Kingston musician is using his time working in mental health as a means to give back to the sector locally. Rich Tyo has spent two years working on the songs that make up the new album ‘Inner Space Outer Space by Kingston group, JukeBox County.  Tyo says the songs

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Celtic Kitchen Party FBLive Concert Thursday March 18, 7:00 to 8:00pm

Celtic Kitchen Party FBLive Concert Thursday March 18, 7:00 to 8:00pm Keep St. Patrick’s Day celebrations going with local favourites Celtic Kitchen Party. Free event; please consider donating to the Seniors Association! Sponsored by James Reid Funeral Home, PostMedia, and YourTV. The Seniors Centre, 56 Francis St. K7M 1L7 613.548.7810

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City of Kingston clarifies regulations on live music during pandemic

It’s no secret that live music plays a huge role in the Kingston community, so it isn’t surprising that the confusion surrounding the regulations on live music has become an issue for many. Last month, Kingstonist reported that live music is not allowed on patios in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Miss Emily preps her first paid online concert

Maple Blues Award-winning Kingston musician Emily Fennell, aka Miss Emily, has been struggling through the COVID-19 shutdown like all musicians.   “I lost all of my summer season,” said Fennell. “It was going to be another great festival season for me and the band. We didn’t even get to announce a

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Kingston Film Office announces 15 local music video productions

In a packed the Tir Nan Og Irish pub in downtown Kingston, Alex Jansen, business development manager for the Kingston Film Office, was absolutely buzzing with excitement along with the over 120 people on hand. The pub was filled on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 with those from local production companies,

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