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Bill Lutes and the Art Crawlers, Supercrawl weekend, Sun Sept 15 at 3 pm

August 4th, 2019
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Sunday September 15, 2019, from 3 to 6 pm, tip jar. Supercrawl Weekend. The original Art Crawl band! Bill Lutes and the Art Crawlers: Bill Lutes guitar, vocals; Lilia Lutes very cool vocals; Kenny Clark guitar, vocals; Hank Paton guitar, vocals; Robert Louis guitar, vocals; Bob Rudy bass, vocals; Phil Dales drums, playing all your favourite tunes.

Event, James North events, Music, Music-folk, Music-pop-etc.

Cellist Rob Knaggs + Dave Gould, Supercrawl weekend, Sat Sept 14, at 6 pm

August 3rd, 2019
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Saturday September 14, 2019, at 6 pm. Supercrawl Weekend. Introducing Rob Knaggs. Avant-cellist Rob Knaggs, originally from Brisbane Australia, is known for his atmospheric walls of sound and live performances that transport audience to the northern reaches of his adopted home in the Canadian sub-arctic. In the last five years, he’s performed concerts for beluga whales and beneath the northern lights, collaborated with throat singers, played support to Montreal sound wizard Tim Hecker, represented Manitoba at travel conferences across North America, and captivated audiences at the renowned Woodford Folk Festival in Australia.  www.robknaggs.com

Joining Rob is Hamilton’s own musical adventurer Dave Gould. Dave is a visual and audio artist/musician who explores many art mediums. Gould has made instruments since 1998. He currently makes exotic instruments out of rare things like whalebones, antlers and toilets. He enjoys drumming and creating original music with a plethora of artists and bands internationally.  Dave provided improvised and composed soundscapes for Artword Theatre’s recent production of Whoever You Are.   www.davegould.ca

 

Event, James North events, Music, Music-Classical, Music-Improvisors

Beg To Differ Quartet, Supercrawl Weekend, Fri Sept 13, 9:15 pm

August 2nd, 2019
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Friday September 13, 2019, at 9:15 pm, tip jar. Supercrawl Weekend. An Artbar favourite, Beg To Differ Quartet, are back with a special late concert.
Tim Ninehouse on keyboards, vocals; Doug Sikma on guitar; Steve Foster on drums and new member Ryan Ethier on bass. Unique renditions of blues, jazz and funk songs, drawing from a large musical repertoire from early blues roots to jazzified contemporary songs. http://reverbnation.com/begtodiffertrio

Event, James North events, Music, Music-Blues, Music-funk, Music-Jazz, Music-rock

Joshua Pascua, ADVM, and Skylar Valli, Supercrawl weekend, Fri Sept 13 at 6 pm

August 1st, 2019
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Friday September 13, 2019, 6 to 9 pm, $5. Supercrawl Weekend. Pop-rock music showcase from Mohawk music program: Joshua Pascua, ADVM, and Skylar Valli.

Seating limited! MUST REGISTER! No charge to register. People on the registration list are guaranteed to be able to get in. You will pay $5 cash at the door. Click the link below to register on Eventbrite.
REGISTER HERE

Event, James North events, Music

Supercrawl: Melodic Pixel Media hosts Mother Tareka + The Human Race, Sat Sept 15

August 9th, 2018
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Supercrawl Weekend, Saturday September 15, 2018, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, $10 / pwyc. Melodic Pixel Media presents a Supercrawl Saturday double-header at Artword Artbar:
* Mother Tareka: Sax blasting, direct acting, flute tooting, pedal pumping MC Mother Tareka is an adopted Hamilton son. One part activist, one part musician, all parts amazing. Tarek will be backed by Aleef Mehdi (guitar), Jonas Paavola (bass) and Matthew Pullicino (drums). http://www.mothertareka.com
https://www.facebook.com/TAREKFUNK85
* The Human Race: Melodic, honest, quirky and weird. The Human Race is the music of Adam F Carter. This set will be performed partially solo, and partially with Pamela Gardner contributing her fantastic vocal harmonies.  http://www.thehumanrace.ca
https://www.facebook.com/thehumanracesings

Event, James North events, Literary, Spoken Word, Music

Supercrawl Weekend, Bill Lutes and the Art Crawlers, Fri Sept 14

August 9th, 2018
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Supercrawl Weekend, Friday September 14, 2018, 7 to 10 pm. Bill Lutes and the Art Crawlers. Tip Jar for the band. An old-fashioned art-crawl, just like the good ol’ days, with Bill Lutes and The Art Crawlers: Bill Lutes guitar, vocals; Lilia Lutes very cool vocals; Kenny Clark guitar, vocals; Hank Paton guitar, vocals; Robert Louis guitar, vocals; Bob Rudy bass, vocals; Phil Dales drums, playing all your favourite tunes.

Event, James North events, Music, Music-pop-etc.

Supercrawl Weekend, LTtheMonk & Friends, Thurs Sept 13

August 9th, 2018
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Supercrawl Weekend, Thursday September 13, 2018, 8 pm, tip jar. LTtheMonk & Friends. Rapper LTthe Monk returns with his band: Liam Tyndall vocals, Santiago Rozo piano, Cam Watson bass, Lucas Hibbs drums + guest opening band.

 

 

Event, James North events, Music, Music-rock, Music-Soul/R&B

Art Crawl with Bill Lutes and the Art Crawlers, Fri Mar 9

February 5th, 2018
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Friday March 9, 2018, from 8 pm to 11 pm. Tip Jar for the band. An old-fashioned art-crawl, just like the good ol’ days, with Bill Lutes and The Art Crawlers: Bill Lutes guitar, vocals; Lilia Lutes very cool vocals; Kenny Clark guitar, vocals; Hank Paton guitar, vocals; Robert Louis guitar, vocals; Bob Rudy bass, vocals; Phil Dales drums. Drop in and warm up, with all your favourite tunes.

Event, James North events, Music

Special double-bill: Edgardo Moreno & So Long Seven, Fri March 11

February 8th, 2016
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Tim_Posgate_So_Long_Seven_cFriday, March 11, 2016, at 8 pm, $10 (reservations call 905-543-8512). A special double-bill concert: Edgardo Moreno, electronic composer and video artist, and So Long Seven, a wonderful foursome playing a crazy blend of world, bluegrass & jazz. The whole evening for only $10. For Art Crawlers, we will pass a tip jar as well.
Edgardo_Moreno_cEdgardo Moreno is a composer that has been commissioned for projects in Canada, Venezuela, Mexico, Sweden, Argentina, England and USA. He has written scores for films produced by CBC, Bravo, City TV, NFB, OMNI, Ontario Arts Council, History Channel, TVO. He has worked extensively with contemporary dance choreographers creating sound design and musical scores. He is presently working in creating video and live sound pieces that are part of his Fireflyproject. His film Double Exposure has screened in various film festival across Canada and will be part of exhibitions in Ontario in the coming months. www.musicamoreno.com    www.fireflyproject.ca 
So Long Seven
is proud to release their debut self-titled CD featuring 8 tracks of original music. Influenced by bands such as Shakti, Punch Brothers, and Bela Fleck, So Long Seven combines elements of folk, bluegrass, world and jazz music to create an incredibly rich tapestry of sound. The band members include some of Toronto’s finest musicians including Neil Hendry (guitar, mandolin), William Lamoureux (violin), Ravi Naimpally (tabla) and Tim Posgate (banjo). Each player brings a vast amount of experience and talent, that when brought together, leads to a sublime listening experience. www.solongseven.com

Event, James North events, Music, Music-folk, Music-Jazz

Art Crawl: Justin Sawicki CD launch, Fri Dec 11

November 11th, 2015
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Justin_Sawicki_albumcover2015Friday December 11, 2015, at 8 pm, pwyc/tip jar. A special Art Crawl evening: Singer-songwriter Justin Sawicki is releasing his new self-titled album Justin Sawicki (2015), a follow-up to 2011’s Nothing for No One. The album is a blend of traditional country, blues, and blue grass music. Think Blue Rodeo in an elevator with Wilco and Willie Nelson. www.justinsawickimusic.com. The performance will feature Sawicki and his full 5 piece band.
Getting the evening started is the lovely Deanna Wells from Ophelia Syndrome (www.opheliasyndrome.com).

Event, James North events, Music

Art Crawl: Beg To Differ Trio, w. Tim Ninehouse, Fri Nov 13

October 6th, 2015
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BegToDiffer2Friday November 13, James North Art Crawl, from 8 pm, tip jar. An Artword favourite, the high-energy Beg To Differ Trio playing blues / jazz / funk — Tim Ninehouse on keyboards, vocals; Doug Sikma on guitar; Steve Foster on drums. Unique renditions of blues, jazz and funk songs, drawing from a large musical repertoire from early blues roots to jazzified contemporary songs. http://reverbnation.com/begtodiffertrio

Event, James North events, Music

Art Crawl: Honsi vs Grease Monkey, blues/funk, 2 bands! Fri Oct 9

August 25th, 2015
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DaveHollingshead_Honsi_GreaseMonkeyFriday October 9, 2015, James North Art Crawl, from 8 pm, tip jar. Pianist Dave Hollingshead has set up a mega-evening: Honsi vs. Grease Monkey, two blues fusion/funk bands square off at Artword Artbar.
Grease Monkey (funk/fusion/jazz/blues): Braden Varcoe guitar, Victoria Cox tenor sax, Greg Chambers keyboards, Olivia Brown bass, Kevin Fournier drums. https://www.facebook.com/greasemonkeymusic
Honsi (blues rock, funk, jazz fusion, jam band): Daniel Honsberger guitar and vocals, David Hollingshead keyboards, Jonas Pearson Paavola bass, Zach Thompson drums. https://www.facebook.com/honsiband

Event, James North events, Music

Supercrawl weekend: psychedelic jazz fusion, Doug Murphy, Sun Sept 13, 4 pm

July 22nd, 2015
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Doug_Murphy_Brian_Ropcean_Alanna GunnSunday September 13, 2015, Supercrawl weekend. Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 pm. A return appearance of “It Is What It Is” — fusion psychedelic jazz featuring the far-out fabulous Doug Murphy guitar, with Brian Ropcean drums and Alanna Gunn bass. Special guest artists: Mike Ricci alto sax & flute plus Carmen Nemeth violin.

Event, James North events, Music, Special event

Supercrawl weekend: reggae w. Riddim Riders & Klyde Broox, host Mr. Jay, Sat Sept 12

July 21st, 2015
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Jay_Mr._D.I.DAcoustic Moments Sept 12-15final600wSaturday September 12, 2015, (Supercrawl Saturday). Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm. Tickets $10 advance (Book tickets online) , $15 at door. Artword Artbar’s good friend Mr. Jay hosts a Supercrawl Special Edition reggae roots music night, with a return appearance of the wonderful Riddim Riders Unplugged!
Riddim Riders Unplugged, aka Acoustic Ride, are an extension of Hamilton’s premier reggae band Riddim Riders. Core members Franklin Joseph and Mike Rajczak are joined by vocalist Lauren Mikayla, lead guitar Keon Crosswell and Christopher Charles. The Riders break away from their usual reggae-rockers vibe with this configuration, Klyde_Broox_3featuring acoustic and classical guitars, djembe, conga and hand percussion, and a big focus on rich vocal harmonies. Although still touching on the reggae tip, the focus is on acoustic Riddim_Riders_Unplugged_crock, r&b and soulful originals, showcasing the band’s diversity and unique sound potential.
Featured guest is dub-poet Klyde Broox, who will be backed by the Riddim Riders Unplugged.

Event, James North events, Music, Special event

Art Crawl: R&B, Motown, Soul w. Andre Bisson and band, Fri July 10

June 7th, 2015
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Andre Bisson 2cFriday July 10, 2015, James North Art Crawl, from 8 pm, tip jar. Hot summer night at Artword Artbar! Award-winning vocalist André Bisson on guitar, vocals; Kevin Beeby bass; Glenn Paul drums; Loretta Hale trumpet; Andrew King tenor sax; Kevin Matthews baritone sax.
Since 2005, André Bisson has been performing his unique blend of R&B and Soul throughout the US, Canada, England, Wales & Ireland. After graduating from the Applied Music Program at Mohawk College in Hamilton, André went on to record, compose, and arrange five studio albums. The success of these award-winning albums has led to four international tours, radio airplay, and the chance to open for artists such as Colin James, Jimmie Vaughan, Robben Ford and Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies). Recently, André was honored as ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ for the 2015 Hamilton Blues Awards as well as a nomination for ‘Overseas Artist of the Year’ from the British Blues Awards. With the help of a horn section, André combines the influence of Motown and Stax in his own original compositions.
Website: andrebisson.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/andreandthejtones

Event, James North events, Music

“Open Mic for Open Streets”, hosted by Ron the Fiddler, Sun June 28, 11:00 to 4 pm

May 19th, 2015
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OpenStreets_WWR-JUNE-28-2015_680Sunday June 28, 2015. It’s the Open Streets Festival again (walk, ride, roll all day from 10 am to 5 pm up and down James Street North. http://openstreetshamilton.ca/).
OpenStreets_Artword_2014c_photoAWenzowskiFrom 11 am to 4 pm or so, Artword Artbar presents “Open Mic for Open Streets“, our traditional presence on the street, as we haul our sound gear out to the corner of Colbourne & James Street North, to join in the fun. Roll on by with your guitar or harmonica or kazoo and take over a mic. Hosted by Ron the Fiddler. Music, songs, stories, poems, dance – all welcome. (Photo 2014)

Event, James North events, Open Mic and Jam, Special event

Art Crawl with jazz vocalist Sophia Perlman, Fri May 8

April 4th, 2015
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Sophia-Perlman-credit-Diana-Piruzevska_rFriday, May 8, 2015, James North Art Crawl. Music in the bar from 8 pm, tip jar. The fabulous vocalist Sophia Perlman is performing and hosting an evening of song, with some surprise guests. Sophia has performed with pianist Adrian Farrugia as a jazz duo quite often at Artword Artbar. This time she is on her own, with some friends. http://www.sophiaperlman.com/

Event, James North events, Music