Posts Tagged ‘music’

  • Heavenly music in Jackson Park

    Aug 19, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Just as they have for the last 43 years, they start arriving as the sun begins its slide towards dusk. Some come in shiny new cars, others in vehicles that have seen better days. Some arrive in trucks and others in vans and some on bicycles or by foot. Out of...

  • Fun, fun, fun

    Aug 12, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    When was the last time you saw thousands of people in Chatham on their feet, smiling, singing and dancing? It happened Saturday night at Tecumseh Park as the legendary Beach Boys staged a concert that will be talked about for years. A canopy of trees, a...

  • The Kent 1874: Investing in past and future

    Aug 5, 15 • 0 Views • Business, Feature Story3 Comments

    The Kent 1874 is a family affair. The two couples who own the banquet and music hall in Chatham share blood – as a brother and sister are involved. Stephen and Stephanie Keating, along with Michael and Melanie Fry, own what is the former Chatham Baptist...

  • 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...