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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

The Story of Barney, Elvis & Shama 1976 – 1980

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

Who the *bleep* reunites just to break up?

Formed as a wedding gift in 2000 to perform at a friend's Stag and Doe, popular Sault rock band Spiderback had big plans for the future.
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: Donna Hopper

"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

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

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

Locals gather to celebrate Ed Young

It was a bittersweet celebration last night at Loplops as a crew of local musicians gathered to bid a fond farewell to Sault drummer extraordinaire, Ed Young.
Published by: SooToday.com
Author: Donna Hopper

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

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

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

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

Young kept bands beating

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

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

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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

Music City, Sault Ste. Marie… the time is now

the Music City concept has emerged under a determined Sault Chamber of Commerce and wider business community leadership. A simple, but evocative notion – the Sault as a recognised locale that embraces its music industry, leveraging its known talent, ass
Author: Bryan Davies
Published by: Saultonline.com

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