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Treasured Memories Auction Raises Over $8,000

Petrolia, ON – Over $8,000 has been raised at the County of Lambton Adult Enrichment Centre Advisory Committee’s Treasured Memories Gala Fundraising Auction. Proceeds from the biannual event support needs identified at the County’s two Adult Enrichment Centre sites at Lambton Meadowview Villa in Petrolia and Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia. Funds this year will […]

THE SHOW: First Friday, Backline Revival EP Release, Harmony for Youth, Adam Miner, (Episode 97)

Episode 97

  This week! A trip to downtown Sarnia for the First Friday Art & Cultural walk. Footage includes performances by “Bruce Clarke”, “Brock Street Ends”, & Others! Roadtrip to London in support of “BACKLINE REVIVAL” for the EP Release party. Spending the day for a performance at London Independent record store “GROOVES” for an in […]

Sarnia jail gets reprieve from Corrections Minister

Corrections Minister Madeleine Meilleur granted Sarnia Jail a reprieve announcing that it would remain open.

There has been high hopes since last week about reversing the government’s decision to close Sarnia Jail when it was reported Sarnia-Lambton provincial Liberal candidate Anne-Marie Gillis was “extremely encouraged” after emerging from an impromptu meeting on Aug. 22 with Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Madeleine Meilleur. At a 2 p.m. news conference today outside […]

Captain Kidd Days return this weekend for its 28th annual run, three days of fun for the whole family and great live music on tap

Captain Kidd Days '13 is back for it's 28th annual family festival from August 2-4.

Photographs courtesy of Captain Kidd Days Looking for something to do this weekend for the entire family or craving some of the region’s best live cover music? Look no further because we’ve got exactly what the doctor ordered – Captain Kidd Days are back for what could possibly be the best year yet since its inception […]

THE SHOW: Rock The Park 10, The Trews, Tragically Hip, Woodstock, Captain Kidd Days, Can-Am Powerboat Races, and INDIEFEST

The Show with David Burrows for August 2, 2013.

It’s been a busy week for David Burrows that’s taken him all over the region from London’s Rock The Park 10th Anniversary opening night spectacular to Camlachie’s Woodstock music festival while not missing a beat when it comes to his usual outstanding coverage of entertainment and special events happening locally and around the world. David […]

ROCK THE PARK: Unforgettable breathtaking performance by STYX and fireworks close out Rock The Park’s 10th anniversary three-day bash

STYX delivered a stellar performance at this year's Rock The Park on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd It would be quite easy after such an incredible showing by all of the bands Saturday night, including London’s Under The Covers winner Dirty Little Secret, to use the old adage, “third time’s the charm.” However, considering the incredible, breathtaking performances seen over […]

ROCK THE PARK: Whitesnake and Journey deliver tour de force performances, record turnouts raising tens of thousands for Bethanys Hope

Whitesnake and Journey co-headlined Rock The Park, Friday, July 26, 2013. Photo courtesy of Kerry Belliveau.

Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd If the first day of Rock The Park ’13 was any indication of what was to come over the following two days – the 10th anniversary edition of London’s summer tradition that’s raised almost two million dollars for Bethanys Hope since its inception […]

Rock The Park to kick off 10th anniversary festivities tonight, co-headlined by The Trews and Tragically Hip

Rock The Park opens up tonight, July 25, at Harris Park in London with The Trews and Tragically Hip.

Tonight’s the night, Rock The Park officially kicks off it’s 10th anniversary milestone three-day bash in London’s Harris Park starting off on an adrenalin-fueled note with none other than Canadian favorites The Trews and Tragically Hip. The announcement earlier this year that Sarnia’s preeminent annual music festival Rogers Bayfest will be on hiatus indefinitely left […]

THE SHOW: 3rd Wave at Norma Jean’s, Rock The Park, Bridge Bash, INDIEFEST, and Dream Aria

The Show with David Burrows for July 10, 2013.

This week on The Show, David joins regional UNDER THE COVERS winner Glenn McKinnon and 3rd Wave on their bus trip to London’s Norma Jean’s to watch them compete against three other finalist bands – hailing respectively from the other three Blackburn Radio markets – for a spot to open this year’s Rock The Park in London’s […]

Dirty Little Secret wins UNDER THE COVERS at Norma Jean’s, 3rd Wave gives championship performance

Dirty Little Secret wins the night at London's Norma Jean's, will open Rock The Park on Saturday, July 27.

Last month, after weeks of narrowing down local finalists from a plethora of outstanding homegrown rock cover bands, local rock station K106.3 selected three deserving finalists – 3rd Wave, Pöwer Hoüse and Ugly – to compete at London’s Norma Jean’s for a chance to open this year’s Rock The Park on Jul. 27 in Harris Park. The top three finalists – […]