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Guide to the 2017 Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 20th, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their third-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Billed as “a big ol’ field party”, Back to the Farm continues to showcase the brewery and farm, which serve as the backbone of the Bath-based brewing company. This year’s

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#ygkPlaylist: June 2017

With the Skeleton Park Arts Festival a mere 16 days away, the buzz surrounding Kingston’s best (free) outdoor summer music slash arts festival is reaching a fever pitch. And for good reason! This year’s mega-headliner, Sarah Harmer, will be preceded by an equally impressive lineup including: Minotaurs, The Hidden Cameras,

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Six Questions for Jay Middaugh

Jay Middaugh was born, like everyone else, just outside of Toronto, but was lucky enough to mostly grow up in Muskoka, where he learned to build snow forts, play music, and make movies. He met his wife Sienna while tree planting, and moved to Kingston in 2003. Jay runs Sleeping

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Ticket Giveaway: Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer and Music Festival

On Sunday, August 21st, the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host their second-annual Back to the Farm: Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm is billed as “a big ol’ field party”, that showcases the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s success.  As the

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Guide to The 2016 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The 2016 Skeleton Park Arts Festival marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and we couldn’t be more excited about its return to a more grass roots model! The 5-day solstice celebration’s line up is as impressive as ever, which is why it’s one of our top five things to see and

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2016

With the arrival of June, the end of another school year is in sight for elementary and secondary school students, and the latest phase of the Big Dig will soon be behind us.   While summer does not officially arrive until June 20th, Kingston has already begun to ratchet up the

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2016

With the holidays behind us and winter finally showing its face (rearing its ugly head?), we’re looking ahead to some great things to look forward to in the month of January. We scoured our events calendar to find what we think are some of the best events being offered in

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Ticket Giveaway: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival

On Sunday, August 23rd, MacKinnon Brothers Brewing will host the first-ever Back to the Farm: MacKinnon Brothers Beer & Music Festival. Back to the Farm will showcase both the brewery and farm that have been instrumental in the Bath-based brewing company’s hugely successful first year of operation. As the name

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#ygkPlaylist: August 2015

This month’s #ygkPlaylist features a trio of local acts who will be performing at this weekend’s Wolfe Island Music Festival.  The festival officially kicks off this evening on the Main Stage with The Attic Kids performing at 8pm, while they’ll be followed by Daniel Romano and Elliott Brood.  Over at

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2015

There’s so much going on in Kingston during the Summer, that it’s practically impossible to make it out and enjoy it all.  We could easily suggest 50 or 100 things to see and do around the city in August, but we continuously strive to develop a short list of absolute

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#ygkPlaylist: May 2015

This month’s #ygkPlaylist includes alternative rockers and CBC Searchlight finalists Lost Cousins, superfolk duo Kris and Dee and folk rocker Jonas Lewis-Anthony. Have a listen to the playlist and be sure to click on the links and find out more about these hardworking Kingston musicians. Lost Cousins:  This Queen’s quintet,

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