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Jayden the Jester pitching to Dragons’ Den on Wednesday

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When Jayden the Jester (aka Kevin Wyville) appears on this week’s episode of CBC TV’s “Dragons’ Den” (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), whether he comes away with money for development of a new stage show or simply the exposure to millions of viewers, he’ll be a winner. Wyville, who has already become well known with his performances [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #121

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #121 This week David get’s a new Iphone! Indiefest announces dates for 2014! Recap with Tanya Marie Harris. George Webber takes the stage with Jeff Black and friends! The Music Scene: Chelsea Crites joins us for an interview about her music and shares a story about William Shatner! In The Community. Pool Players from Sarnia claim winnings at [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #120

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #120 This Week Nashville recording artist Tanya Marie Harris talks about her music and career, also information about her performance this week at Liquid Johnnys . Local singer Heidi Prince will be the opening performer. www.tanyamarieharris.com In the community: Lynne Brogden from The Lawrence House talks about events happening and how the community can [...]

Ron James – Laughter from start to finish

Comedian Ron James

By DAVID BURROWS Ron James had you at “Hello.” Literally! The Canadian comedian/actor promptly took to the stage with an audience who was anxious and ready to hear what the well known Canadian comedian was going to deliver. And deliver he did. Telling stories that varied from childhood happenings to frustrating dealings with the phone [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #119

The Show with David Burrows

    Episode #119 Online at www.davidburrrows.ws This Week! Recap of Sarnia Snowfest! Pics from Autumns Cannon & Platinum Blonde The Stubborn Mule!   The Music Scene: Vern Shank from The Cherry Drops talks with us about the bands music and their groovy style! In The Community: Mark Tetreault shares details about his upcoming “Rockumentary” “Nostalgia Kills” To be released on March [...]

Snowfest wraps up with winners selected

Snowfest fans enjoying the fun on Saturday: Thomas Browning, 5, and his grandpa, also Thomas Browning, both of Sarnia.

Sarnia Snowfest wrapped up with lots of the white stuff and several winners for artistry in carving. Two U.S.-based teams came away with first and second place prizes. At the top was a team made up of Bob Fulks, Ian Washington and Shannon Underhill. Another team that included Eric Hutchinson and Derek Sapikowski was second. [...]

Virginia Plain debuts at Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday

Virginia Plain at CHeeky Monkey First Friday

    By DAVID BURROWS Virginia Plain’s take of LCD Soundsystem’s “You Want A Hit” and Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb” were huge crowd pleasers at the First Friday concert at Cheeky Monkey. I thought their version of LCD Soundsystem’s song was so good I requested it as their closing song for the evening. Looking around [...]

Platinum Blonde & Autumns Cannon big hit at Stubborn Mule

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Autumns Cannon

The concert began early at 8pm with Autumns Cannon taking the stage anxiously. The band from Ottawa eager to please the early crowd with their music started off with their self-titled album song “Open Letter.” “We are so thankful to be opening for Platinum Blonde,” said frontman Shaun Francisco. As the band continued on with [...]

THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #118

The Show with David Burrows

Episode #118 This week Frank “The Hammer” White wins boxing title. Platinum Blonde will be playing The Stubborn Mule on Saturday Feb. 8th Hear the interview with Platinum Blonde frontman Mark Holmes Feb. First Friday w. VIRGINIA PLAIN @ Cheeky Monkey See their video “Stoke me a clipper” Sarnia Snowfest organizer Dan Tidball talks about [...]

Platinum Blonde playing The Stubborn Mule this Saturday

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  By DAVID BURROWS The 80`s has always been one of my favourite generations of music. Perhaps because that was my high school days. One that I always remembered and truly enjoyed was  ”Platinum Blonde.” The band originally began as a tribute band performing the music of “The Police,” but as it became more popular [...]