Jim Lewis won't tell you Orillia Is Born is 100 per cent factual, but like James Michner's many novels, he started with some facts and knowledge of historical figures and constructed a story about the birth of Orillia as it might have been.
The third annual Roots North Music Festival is coming to Orillia later this spring, and for the second year, a mid-winter concert was organized to showcase the types of sounds soon to be heard.
Well, sometimes things happen you can't control.
Two things pinged my radar since last week's column about January events. It's not exactly the case they weren't there before. The blips just didn't catch my eye when I was writing.
JJ and The Pillars, a four-piece folk-rock outfit from Peterborough, have been making a splash in the Toronto music scene.
Goodbye, 2016. What a year. Many people have expressed this is the worst year they have lived through. I think there are two reasons for that kind of belief.
After years of the ODAS Park being the usually only and consistent venue with a New Year's Eve dance there's some competition this year. Dr. Krane play the tunes at ODAS Park. The doors open at 8 p.m. You can get tickets by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can call 705-325-0353.
Allana Reoch and her very funny friends know how to do Christmas and they've wrapped up their collective 'wisdom' in survival package for the holidays.
Only 10 shopping days left before Christmas. I've got all mine done, I think. This is the problem. If you are like me, no job completed feels completed because you start second guessing yourself, some external element changes requiring another go at it, or you really did forget something.
Seasonal tunes and traditional songs got Orillia residents in a mood to sing loud and give generously.
Quartette is in the early stages of its third decade as a collective. That's something to behold, especially when the group formed for a single event.
Aurora Blue’s next show in Orillia will be its biggest hometown gig. And because it’s a 19-plus show, the band members will have to leave as soon as their gear is loaded out.
Chantal Preston released her first album, Call You Later, last month after years of songwriting and performing.
Here we are, first day of December with only 24 days to explode your wallet, bank accounts and credit cards and no match because few smoke anymore.
What shines forth first and foremost with The Brothers McClurg is their deep love for God beautifully expressed through honest, simple and often witty life stories, and their original music incorporating beautiful harmonies and crystal clear acoustic guitar melodies and rhythm. Based out of Buffalo New York, Brothers McClurg's legacy of music and m
Celebrate the season with a trip around the world on Dec. 9 at Utopia Hall when the Sultans of String perform their new Christmas Caravanconcert, an exuberant show featuring originals, world music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold winter's night. From fiery fiddle tunes to a Caribbean sleigh ride, this surprisi
I'd like to file a complaint.
Five women, brought together by circumstance of war, two might have been friends anyway but they must tolerate each other. Well, except for that German one.