Win tickets to the Toronto Violin Summit

The Toronto Violin Summit will celebrate strings as part of the Kingston Road Village Concert Series on Sunday, March 6. Multiple genres and styles of playing will be heard at the concert, including jazz, Celtic and Norwegian Hardanger. Four of the city’s most talented and diverse players will perform with special guests. Drew Jurecka plays […]

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The Kingston Road Village Concert Series continues with a capella group Countermeasure on Friday, Feb. 12. Presenting a program called Be My Valentine, the 14 vocalists, led by composer/arranger Aaron Jensen, will cover a mix of pop, jazz, and contemporary music, highlighting the wide range of music that can be created by the human voice. […]

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Sultans of String, led by local fiddler Chris McKhool, are back with another album of music inspired from around the globe. Subcontinental Drift is something new for the group, however. The album was written in collaboration with sitar master Anwar Khurshid, who performed with the group last year at a concert at Kingston Road United […]

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Nominations are now being accepted for the next Beach Citizen of the Year. The award is bestowed annually on a community member who consistently strives to make life better in our Ward 32 neighbourhood. If you know a local hero who has coached a team, delivered Meals on Wheels, provided shelter to the homeless or […]

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The Beach’s Water Brothers, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, are back for a third season of H2O-focused television, with a deal for a fourth season in place. The pair’s popularity has soared, with deals inked for the show to be carried in more than 40 countries, including the US. The premiere of season three airs locally […]

Life is sharing a love of music for Timothy Dawson

Timothy Dawson got one of life’s great tips when his bass quartet was prepping for a gig at Upper Canada Brewing. On the set list was a “rock étude” – a piece that called for no instruments, just rhythmic clapping. But this was a gig for BASStiality. During its 15-year run, Dawson and three other […]

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Acoustic Harvest’s 18th season is kicking off with a Kingsville Folk Festival Discovery Night, featuring Mati Haskell and J.K. Gulley, as well as The Oh Chays. Haskell has been earning rave reviews for both her debut album, 10, 2 & 6, and for her live performances, which leave many wondering how a Chatham, Ontario native […]

Win tickets to see Sultans of String

The Sultans of String will be playing close to home for band leader Chris McKhool, with a special show scheduled for May 4 as part of the newly-named Kingston Road Village Concert Series. The show is partially a fundraiser for the venue, Kingston Road United Church, which needs funds to upgrade accessibility. There are also […]