Articles By: Joe Burd

Big Wreck rocked the bay Saturday, Get The Ball Rolling celebrated 5th anniversary

Big Wreck headlined GTBR 2013

This past weekend, Canadian rockers Big Wreck returned to Sarnia bay – hot off the heels of a cross-country tour alongside rock legends Mötley Crüe and a major Juno award nomination this year for Best Rock Album – to help launch the region’s summer music festival season and, more importantly, help raise much needed funds […]

Get The Ball Rolling 2013 set for this weekend, iconic rockers Big Wreck to headline this year’s bash

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau and Get The Ball Rolling. The Trews performed at 4th annual Get The Ball Rolling charity concert event on June 10, 2012

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau Sarnia’s summer festival season’s kick-off event standard bearer Get The Ball Rolling is back this weekend, Sat., Jun. 8, on the lawn beside Stokes Bay for a second consecutive year, geared up for another storied bash and headlined this time around by none other than Canadian music icons Big Wreck. […]

THE SHOW: Artwalk 2013, Can-Am Powerboat Races, GALAXY Cineplex, Canadian boxer Frank White, Sarnia Ribfest and INDIEFEST (Part 4)

David Burrows interviews Canadian boxer Frank White and asks him about his upcoming fight in Moncton, New Brunswick.

This week on The Show with David Burrows, video footage from last weekend’s Sarnia Artwalk 2013 featuring his friends Erika & Sara, Marty Oblak, Chris Molyneaux and much more. Next on tap, an interview with Can-Am Powerboat Races Chairman Scott MacLean who talks to David about the upcoming 2-day festival that will include big name […]

Commissioner finds ‘hundreds of thousands of dollars’ mismanaged at Blue Water Bridge

An investigation by Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner has found public funds in the hundreds of thousands of dollars were misused at the Blue Water Bridge.

Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Mario Dion, has released the findings from his investigation into whether or not hundreds of thousands of dollars of public funds were mismanaged at the Blue Water Bridge by authorities. The Commissioner reportedly said in a media teleconference earlier today that former President and CEO Chuck Chrapko seriously breached the […]

THE SHOW: Arsenic & Old Lace, Imperial Theatre, INDIEFEST, Relay For Life and BrownStones

The Show with David Burrows for May 29, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, David takes a trip down to Sarnia’s historic Imperial Theatre to talk with director Jay Peckham of Arsenic and Old Lace.  In his exclusive interview with Peckham, the director shares his excitement and passion for theatre and talks about the current production. David also talks with […]

THE SHOW: INDIEFEST (Part 3) recap and footage, SIDEBAR’s grand opening, interviews and special announcements

The Show with David Burrows for May 24, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, exclusive video from INDIEFEST (Part 3) that took place last weekend, May 18, 2013, at the Stubborn Mule including footage from Leigh Coltman, MARKURS, EVERGLO and Running Red Lights. Also on tap this week is footage and interviews from the grand opening of SIDEBAR, an all-new […]

INDIEFEST: Third night of live music concert series a charm, independent artists deliver the goods

EVERGLO performed at The Stubborn Mule for INDIEFEST (Part 3) to a rowdy, high-octane crowd Saturday, May 18, 2013

Third time’s the charm for INDIEFEST? – you bet. The region’s preeminent celebration of independent live music threw down again this past weekend at the Stubborn Mule with the third Indienight of this season’s scheduled pentalogy, a locally-borne concert series that’s provocatively demonstrating that independently-produced music is thriving and vibrant. Big used to be better […]

THE SHOW: St. Clair’s ‘A Family Affair,’ Hotel California, RIBFEST, world record for air guitar, and INDIEFEST

The Show with David Burrows for May 16, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, footage from a recent theatrical production of “A Family Affair,” by St. Clair Secondary School students along with a special mention to Erin Gabriel. This week’s footage also includes video from Hotel California’s tribute to The Eagles last weekend at The Stubborn Mule. David also talks […]

INDIEFEST returns to the Mule this weekend with EVERGLO and Running Red Lights

INDIEFEST (Part 3) returns May 18 with headliners EVERGLO and Running Red Lights

INDIEFEST continues its monthly live music concert series – in celebration of independent music everywhere – this weekend on the heels of two successful outings last month that included indie scene big kahunas Blurred Vision and Bobnoxious Rock. The next expected installment of INDIEFEST will happen tomorrow night at The Stubborn Mule, Saturday, May 18, and […]

THE SHOW: First Friday, Jessie J. Rabbit, INDIEFEST, Running Red Lights, and RETROSPECT

The Show with David Burrows for May 9, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, video footage from last weekend’s First Friday for the month of May in the downtown, featuring Jenn Kee’s performance at Cheeky Monkey. Also from First Friday, a myriad of display art by local artist Jessie J. Rabbit. The Show also includes a music video from red-hot […]