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Just Chico does music in all fields

Just Chico is at the Porter House. That's not meant derogatorily, that is the name of the act - Just Chico.
Published by: Sault Star
Author: Robin Koivisto

Young kept bands beating

Story on former drummer for Chris Belsito Band
Author: Brian Kelly
Published by: Sault Star

The Story of Barney, Elvis & Shama 1976 – 1980

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

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

Documenting the Sault's music history

Special event being held to launch the Soo Music Project's multi-media directory and present it to the Sault Ste. Marie Museum
Author: Chris Belsito
Published by: SooToday.com

A Bit About . . . Frank Deresti

Frank Deresti, is a talented local musician and is beloved by his music students. Mindy Furano, has never seen an episode of Peppa Pig
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: Mindy Furano

Defunct Local Band Profile Series: Amethyst

Amethyst were a clear bright spot on the local scene in their heyday, and if you love classic heavy metal or hair metal, you'd be well served to check out their available material
Author: Rob Figures
Published by: the Sault Metal Scene

Ontario’s Country Music Pioneers: Gary Buck

Gary Buck was a leader on the Canadian country music scene as a “builder”, as well as a recording artist, songwriter and producer. His talents in all of these fields have been largely responsible for laying the groundwork and development of the Canadi
Author: Larry Delaney
Published by: CMAontario

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

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

Debbie Lori Kaye and Penn Watkinson

One Thursday night we went to the local Ramada inn and caught a new act called “Parade”. It starred a young Canadian girl named Debbie Lori Kaye. She was about 4 feet 11 inches tall, cute as a button, and had a voice unlike any we had ever heard...
Author: Stan Maupin
Published by: independent blog

"Foggy Style Volume 1" CD Review!!

...We have quite the throwback this month, as we're finally taking a look at "Foggy Style Volume 1", the compilation album put out by defunct local nightclub & concert venue Foggy Notions during the peak of their run at 704 Queen Street East!
Author: Rob Figures
Published by: the Sault Metal Scene

Chris Belsito reprimanded by SooToday.com

Chris Belsito, SooToday.com's Arts and Entertainment Editor-Person, has been formally reprimanded, News Director Dave Helwig announced this afternoon.
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: Carol Martin

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

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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

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

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