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NAMM takes over as “Happiest Place on Earth” in California

NAMM takes over as “Happiest Place on Earth” in California

🕔07:47, 10.Feb 2018

By Lori Baldassi Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. calls itself “the happiest place on earth.” But in January, Anaheim has a new happy place — the annual convention of the National Association of Music Manufacturers (NAMM) for musicians and music industry

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University downtown campus worth the wait

University downtown campus worth the wait

🕔13:02, 12.Jan 2018

By Zander Kelly Several hundred students at the School of Creative Arts at the University of Windsor now have a home in the former Windsor Armouries building.   The large-scale construction project was first estimated to be completed in 2014,

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Stories are told through songs at Windsor’s Folk Society’s showcase concert

Stories are told through songs at Windsor’s Folk Society’s showcase concert

🕔13:42, 8.Jan 2018

A different kind of music filled the room on a Friday night and got a house full of people tapping their feet. Windsor’s Folk Music and Arts Society had its first showcase for the new year at Mackenzie Hall in Windsor’s

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Music could be the gift that keeps giving

Music could be the gift that keeps giving

🕔12:21, 22.Dec 2017

As the exhausted masses trudge aimlessly from big box store to boutiques, armed with debit and credit cards, they often have only a faint notion of what to get friends and family. One Windsor music store is suggesting an alternative

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Local band performs to fund local charities

Local band performs to fund local charities

🕔15:23, 15.Dec 2017

A local band will be performing at Caesars Windsor later this month to raise money for local charities. In collaboration with local charities and food banks, St. Clair College and Caesars Windsor are teaming up with The S’aints for a concert

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Entertainment Roundup

Entertainment Roundup

🕔12:34, 13.Oct 2017

By Cade Ryan   Music:   Detroit rapper Eminem performed a freestyle during the BET awards on Oct.10 that targeted many on-going social issues. In the four minute rap, Eminem talked about the NFL protests and the problems he has

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D.O.A rocks Windsor

D.O.A rocks Windsor

🕔11:50, 13.Oct 2017

  By: Joe Gibel Canadian punk-rock group D.O.A made their return to Windsor. The three-piece of hardcore pioneers show no sign of slowing down, even as they near their 40th year of touring. Joe Keithley and the boys packed The

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Entertainment Roundup

Entertainment Roundup

🕔13:48, 6.Oct 2017

By Cade Ryan   Music: Rocker Tom Petty died at the age of 66 on Oct. 2. Petty suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu and was taken to the UCLA Medical Center but doctors could not revive him.

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Diplomats Drum Corps marches into new season

Diplomats Drum Corps marches into new season

🕔12:18, 6.Oct 2017

By Zander Kelly Members of the Diplomats Drum and Bugle Corps have ended their fifth season with smiles and celebrations. Bob Thwaites is the director of the Corps and said the awards night on Sept. 30 marked the end of

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WSO String Orchestra hands baton to audience

WSO String Orchestra hands baton to audience

🕔12:43, 29.Sep 2017

By Zander Kelly Audience members were allowed to conduct the Windsor Symphony Orchestra’s string band regardless of prior skill. The WSO’s Conduct Us event, held at the University of Windsor on Thursday, allowed any passersby to take up the baton

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Black Market Fest 2017

Black Market Fest 2017

🕔11:57, 29.Sep 2017

By Joe Gibel From Saturday Oct. 14 to Oct. 15, The first annual Black Market Fest will take place at the Beer Exchange in Windsor Ontario for only $20 per person. This specific festival aims to bring a full day

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Windsor symphony orchestra gears up for new season

Windsor symphony orchestra gears up for new season

🕔09:37, 29.Sep 2017

  By Zander Kelly Symphony music fans in Windsor have a lot to look forward to as the Windsor Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 70th year with a grand list of concerts, including The Music of Star Wars. “It’s a season

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Roundup: arts and entertainment in Windsor-Essex

Roundup: arts and entertainment in Windsor-Essex

🕔12:29, 22.Sep 2017

By Angelica Haggert The arts and entertainment scene in Windsor-Essex is exploding! The Arts At Mackenzie Hall, find the Excellence in Focus exhibit from local artist Nancy Baeur. The gallery showcases this unique piece until Oct. 1. Photo artist Linda

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Windsor vs. everybody

Windsor vs. everybody

🕔12:41, 7.Apr 2017

By Grace Bauer Windsor’s music scene is changing and competition from across the river may be the reason. Every day, thousands of Windsorites cross the border to work, shop, dine and attend concerts in Detroit. According to Statistics Canada, about

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Chuck Berry Dead at 90

Chuck Berry Dead at 90

🕔11:36, 24.Mar 2017

By Joe Gibel   “The Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” has died. Chuck Berry, legendary musician and music pioneer was found Saturday at his home outside St. Louis. He was 90. With songs such as Maybellene, Johnny B. Goode and

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Cassette tapes making a comeback

Cassette tapes making a comeback

🕔12:32, 3.Mar 2017

By Joe Gibel Cassette tapes are back in demand in 2017 as more artists release content on the format. According to an article published by the Windsor Star, sales of cassette tapes jumped almost 80 per cent to about 7,000

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Local musician keeps blues alive in Windsor

Local musician keeps blues alive in Windsor

🕔12:49, 3.Feb 2017

By Joe Gibel A local singer-songwriter uses his passion for the blues and rockabilly to entertain audiences. The South River, Ontario native found a love for the blues and knew he just had to get it out to an audience.

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The streaming age

The streaming age

🕔10:46, 2.Dec 2016

By Noah Gecelovsky   From the  iPod and Apple Streaming to Spotify and YouTube, the 21st generation has created a number of different sources and platforms to find and listen to music.  But there are still two ways of listening to music that will never die:

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Bob Dylan’s winning the Nobel Prize in Literature becomes controversial to some

Bob Dylan’s winning the Nobel Prize in Literature becomes controversial to some

🕔13:02, 28.Oct 2016

The Nobel Committee for Literature selects a winner each year and this year’s choice – Bob Dylan – has become controversial to some. According to Nobelprize.org, Dylan has been recognized for having “created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” He

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Windsor Music Scene Develops Distinct Identity

🕔14:26, 27.Feb 2015

Despite having an identity as a border city, the time has finally come for Windsor to distinguish itself. With clubs like Phog Lounge, Milk Coffee Bar, Venue Music Hall and Villains Beastro all promoting Windsor bands, local music has become

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