Posts Tagged ‘music’

  • C!rcle Fridays on your calendar

    Jul 23, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    It’s a recipe for success: live music, intimate shaded outdoor setting, liquor licence, and comfortable seating. That’s what Julie Ross and the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre have offered Friday evenings this summer. And the local citizenry is starting...

  • Concerts in the Commons drawing them in again

    Jul 23, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The summer music continues to flow Friday nights outside the Downtown Chatham Centre (DCC). The weekly Concert in the Commons event is in its third year, and Jaclyn Gillier, marketing director for the DCC, said the shows are well attended. The shows begin at...

  • TekSavvy delivers support

    Jul 22, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    TekSavvy Solutions Inc. came through in a big way for the Downtown Chatham Rotary Club today with a $35,000 donation toward the Aug. 8 Beach Boys concert in Tecumseh Park. Proceeds from the event will be used for the Chatham-Kent Hospice. Here, Marvin...

  • SnakeBite gets in your blood

    Jul 7, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story1 Comment

    Marty Marsh has spent years writing, arranging and vocalizing songs in his mind, on paper and in the studio – just don’t ask him to sing them in public. The primary songwriter for the emerging country band SnakeBite can’t sing and he’s not bashful...

  • A night at the movies

    Jul 3, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Devon Hanson will tickle the ivories July 11, performing top movie themes from the past and present. Hanson, the director of music at St. Andrew’s United Church, is an accomplished pianist. The event, dubbed “A Night at the Movies,” takes place at 7...

  • Distance no factor

    May 26, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story2 Comments

       From left, Daryn Trainor, Hudson Cattoor, Dane Appleton and Cole Mills make up Objective Unknown. Why do four guys who essentially scattered across south and southwestern Ontario decide to put out their first album? Because they can. That’s what...

  • Kiwanis Music Fest underway

    Apr 7, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival turned 70 this year, and kicked off today. The event, featuring music students from across Chatham-Kent, Windsor and Essex – 690 entries in all – will showcase their abilities at three venues – in the Kiwanis Theatre...

  • What’s with all the hoopla?

    Feb 10, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library is poised to launch hoopla digital on Valentine’s Day, giving members free access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks online. The platform lets members borrow the content for instant streaming or temporary...

  • Schatte revels in blues competition experience

    Jan 30, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Standing before a packed crowd of 2,500 at the legendary Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Chatham’s Michael Schatte took a breath and looked around. And then he played. “It’s remarkable. When you get on stage and play that first note, it tends to...

  • Hansen gears up for Carnegie Hall

    Jan 6, 15 • 501 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. That’s the old joke, but the reality is the road to the famous New York City music venue actually goes through Chatham for Devon Hansen, the director of music at St. Andrew’s Church in...