Nevermore The beloved Baltimore House will be closing at the end of March
Mar17

Nevermore The beloved Baltimore House will be closing at the end of March

The Baltimore House is a bar, nightclub and music venue located in Hamilton’s emerging entertainment district on King William Street. With well-rounded programming often seven nights a week, concert listings of all genres and a cafe and tea room loaded with vintage video game consoles, The Baltimore House has been a staple of entertainment in Hamilton. The past few months have come with whispers of the Baltimore House closing, but on...

You need to watch for Hamilton-based singer-songwriter IsKwé this year Rising Winnipeg-born singer songwriter set to release new album after her most successful year yet
Mar09

You need to watch for Hamilton-based singer-songwriter IsKwé this year Rising Winnipeg-born singer songwriter set to release new album after her most successful year yet

Recently named one of the “Top 10 Artists to Watch in 2016” by CBC Music, IsKwé is an Irish and Cree/Dene singer-songwriter with an intricate sound that combines electrifying beats and soulful rhythms with poignant, introspective lyrics. Currently based in Hamilton, the Winnipeg-bred artist is known for her fearlessness to weave her political beliefs and cross-cultural influences into both the instrumentation and storytelling of her...

Pious Youth Hamilton native devotes last two years to composing alt-rock and neo-psychidelica in his DIY studio
Mar02

Pious Youth Hamilton native devotes last two years to composing alt-rock and neo-psychidelica in his DIY studio

Pious Youth is the heavy, dreary experimental music passion project of Hamilton native, Jack Walker. Since 2015, the electronic shoegaze artist has constructed his own home studio, released four EPs and one full-length project titled Bouquet. After breaking off from group projects, Walker decided to strike out on his own, incorporating his musical idols, favourite movies and personal poems into his haunting production. “I had been...

Orchestra begins historic duet with Mac History students work to collect stories of local orchestra members
Mar02

Orchestra begins historic duet with Mac History students work to collect stories of local orchestra members

By: Abeera Shahid The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra has been bringing orchestral music to the city since its humble beginnings in the late eighteenth century. As it approaches key milestones, the HPO is collaborating with McMaster’s history department to discover its legacy through the eyes of its community. Carol Kehoe, the former executive director, started the HPO Legacy Project because at the heart of HPO’s success lies...

Reliving the most #HamOnt weekend of the year Our photo essay will make you miss Hamilton this reading week
Feb23

Reliving the most #HamOnt weekend of the year Our photo essay will make you miss Hamilton this reading week

Missing Hamilton this week? Can’t wait to get your next Donut Monster fix or sip on a local beer? While we can’t mail you a pastry or tallboy, we can help you relive Feb. 10, aka the most #HamOnt night of the year. Packed with art crawl, the inaugural I <3 Beer Festival and Arkells’ homecoming show, it was a night the city won’t soon forget. Frank Turner opened for Arkells at their Hamilton show. The Brit musician was excited to...

English folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner performs alongside the Arkells
Feb16

English folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner performs alongside the Arkells

Frank Turner is no stranger to the stage. He began touring at the age of 16. Following his attendance at the London School of Economics, he developed a proclivity for history and spent four years as the vocalist for post-hardcore band Million Dead until its dissolution. The English folk singer-songwriter and punk troubadour opened with The Sleeping Souls, for Arkells homecoming concert. Despite his transition from punk rock to folk in...