Articles By: Joe Burd

THE SHOW: Footage from INDIEFEST, New Country Rehab, MARKURS, First Friday and more

The Show with David Burrows for May 1, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, a recap of the second INDIEFEST Indienight  (Part 2) that took place last weekend, Apr. 24, at The Stubborn Mule with video footage of all three independent bands that performed that night.  Included in the event footage is local band That Dirty Racket, London-rockers Zealots Desire […]

INDIEFEST: Independent music shines during second night of concert series, Bobnoxious delivers pièce de résistance

Bobnoxious performed at the Stubborn Mule for INDIEFEST on April 27, 2013

Photography courtesy of INDIEFEST. INDIEFEST was back over the weekend on Saturday, once again at the historic Stubborn Mule, in the independent music concert series’ second adrenaline-fueled night in as many weeks. This time around and in a bit of contrast to last week’s classic rock feel with local rockers The Riot Within and Toronto’s Blurred […]

INDIEFEST back at Stubborn Mule this weekend, Bobnoxious to headline independent music bash

INDIEFEST returns to Stubborn Mule April 27, 2013, with Bobnoxious

After a successful inaugural outing last weekend, INDIEFEST is back in force tomorrow night at The Stubborn Mule, Apr. 27, in rare end-to-end weekend form and will be headlined by the always outrageous, in-your-face rock and roll icon Bobnoxious. Last weekend, INDIEFEST kicked off its summer concert series pentalogy with Toronto rockers Blurred Vision who […]

THE SHOW: INDIEFEST, Record Store Day, Curtis Joseph and Bobnoxious coming this weekend

The Show with David Burrows for April 24, 2013

  This week on The Show with David Burrows, David makes a special announcement about The Show returning to its original media partner, Featured this week on The Show is a recap of what Cheeky Monkey says is their “best Record Store Day to date,” complete with video footage of local musicians Erika and […]

Erratic driver eludes police, license plate information taken

Sarnia Police Service cruiser

Police say just after 3 a.m. this morning, officers spotted vehicle being driven erratically heading east on Confederation Street near Mitton. The driver was reportedly swerving in his lane when the officer pull the driver over in the area of Russell and Devine Streets; however, the vehicle accelerated and began running stop signs and red […]

INDIEFEST: First of five “Indienights” delivers tour de force with outstanding turnout and unparalleled independent music

Blurred Vision rocked Sarnia's Stubborn Mule April 20, 2013. Photo is courtesy of INDIEFEST.

Photography is courtesy of Kevin Thorne and INDIEFEST 2013. Story by Joe Burd and Jasmine Theriault. Sarnia’s inaugural celebration of independent music – INDIEFEST – has begun with tour de force, officially kicking off the region’s preeminent summer festival season. INDIEFEST organizers were emotional and very pleased with the first of their Indienights live independent […]

The first of five Indiefest 2013 ‘Indienights’ kicks off this weekend with Toronto rockers Blurred Vision

Blurred Vision is an indie rock band from Toronto in Canada. A five piece made up of brothers Sepp (Vocal / Guitar), Sohl (Bass) with Joel Lightman (Keys / Vocal), Ben Riley (Drums) and not to forget  Mike Bongertman (Guitar / Vocal).

INDIEFEST 2013 officially kicks off the summer live music and festival season this weekend at Sarnia’s history-rich nightclub venue The Stubborn Mule with Toronto rockers Blurred Vision. The inaugural event slated to happen Apr. 20 is expected to be nothing less than epic and a party fit for a town that’s gained notoriety over the […]

The Show with David Burrows unveils epic ‘facelift’, features Doug Briney, Indiefest 2013, and Cheeky Monkey news

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This week on The Show with David Burrows, The Show reveals its brand new, more visually stunning than ever “facelift” that, in our opinions, ups the ante when it comes to production quality and flexibility. Featured this week on The Show is a Skype interview with independent country star Doug “Alaskan Cowboy” Brinley from Anchorage, […]

Flare training to be held this week at Sarnia Yacht Club

Flare training slated to happen Apr. 19 at Sarnia Yacht Club

Sarnia Police said the Sarnia Power and Sail Squadron will be conducting flare training, Friday, Apr. 19, at the Sarnia Yacht Club on Fort Street. The training will be conducted between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and the flares being used, police say, will be white in colour.

Two assaults, three victims and drugs

Sarnia Police Service (Thumb)

Local police reportedly responded to two separate assaults Tuesday, Apr. 16, in Sarnia. Just after 1 p.m. Sarnia Police were called to an incident in the area of John and Devine Streets after a 20-year-old was allegedly punched in the face by a 22-year-old acquaintance. The 20-year-old victim, who is from Sarnia, apparently suffered a […]