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The Borderline: 'An explosion of creativity online'

The Borderline internet radio is on a mission to make local arts and culture front and centre in the community
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

Dynowaves: the Sault’s surf rock band, releases new EP

When you’re the only surf rock band in town, you are most likely in a class of your own. For James Moss, Jefferson Childs and Jamie Vincent, it just about digging that reverbed guitar sound and energy.
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

Could the Sault become a destination for music tourism? These folks think it can happen

Sault Chamber hosts The Mastering of a Music City in Sault Ste. Marie event; working group established locally to look at economic benefits of creating a 'music city'
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: James Hopkin

Debbie Lori Kaye 50 years ago today

picking through the 45s at various second hand places around town you can still find her music. It was 50 years ago that she released two 45s on Columbia Records: Come on home / Help me love you and Ride Ride Ride / Break my mind.
Published by: Saultonline.com
Author: Chris Shoust

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand

Punkers celebrate 35 years of brotherhood, bruises and beers in the Sault

Celebrating 35 years of brotherhood, bruises and beers, they’ll be hitting the road in July of 2019 with dates in nine cities across the province. ... The tour kicks off in Sault Ste. Marie on July 5 with local support from Destroilet and The Filthy Dad
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: SooToday Staff

“Fergot Mu' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

These gals...crazy. Vancouver to Toronto for a single gig. Fly home. Immediately pack the tour van. Cross the border at night. Drive 15 hours to a poorly attended Monday night show in Denver. Who does that? The Pack A.D., mofo, that's who....
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand

Documenting Sault's music scene nears end

This is The End of Shaun Antler’s efforts to document Sault Ste. Marie’s music history. What started as a small-scale attempt to get names of members of groups through the years grew into a two-year project that now stands at 1,722 entries.
Author: Brian Kelly
Published by: Sault Star

A Maple Leaf On Every Turntable Means Made-In-Canada Pop Stars

Debbie Lori Kaye featured in a 1970 MacLean's article looking into the Canadian Radio-Television Commission's brand new Canadian content ruling - "by January 18, 1971, 30% of music played on AM radio in Canada should be, in some part, Canadian"
Author: PETER GODDARD
Published by: MacLean's Magazine

The Early Days – Sault Ste. Marie, Balderdash …

The story of Balderdash on to Shama My mother had passed away from cancer when I was nine. Being kind of a lonely kid, the next two years of my life were spent ‘noodling’ on every instrument my older brothers, Kenny and Jimmy, would bring home from t
Author: Mick Dalla-Vee

The Story of Barney, Elvis & Shama 1976 – 1980

The origins and story of the band 'Shama'
Author: Mick Dalla-Vee

The life and history of Jay Case and how he came to make the album, Foundation

For Jay Case, music has been his life and music is so intertwined with who he is as a person, there is no separation. Although Jay Case will be debuting his first solo album Foundation at a CD release event in late December, this is far from his first al
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

AL WOOD DUO @ THE SOUTH BRANCH BISTRO

Wood’s versatility delivers a personal flare by capturing the Chicago style blues traditions and merging a journey of hard core real country, melodic jazz with a diverse array of other influences.
Author: bytownsound.ca
Published by: bytownsound.ca

Room 206: Take a time machine to the 1993 Sault music scene

Soolebrity Records is releasing a vinyl re-issue of Room 206’s debut album, "2 Innies and 1 Outie", originally released on cassette, with bonus tracks that include members of No Doubt, Goldfinger and No Use for a Name
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

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Going Underground: A Brief History of Punk Rock in Small Town Canada

The book officially starts with a six and-a-half page story on the "first wave" of the local punk scene in the 1980s, along with Paolo's beginnings as a photographer. He goes into detail about how his love for photography blossomed, his first experiences
Author: Rob Figures
Published by: the Sault Metal Scene

Mining the Sault’s rich musical history

Local music aficionado, Shaun Antler, has taken on the daunting task of gathering information about the city’s rich musical history... Coming from a region so rich in music, it was destined that a teenaged Antler gravitated towards the many popular Detr
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

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