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Country singer-songwriter workshop, JP Riemens, Sat Sept 10, 8 pm

July 23rd, 2011
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JP_Riemens.jpgCCMAhamiltoncmwlogo.JPGSaturday September 10 at 8 pm (during Supercrawl). Artword Artbar’s favourite country guy J.P. Riemens (Artword Theatre’s “Tobacco Troubadour”) will be hosting a country songwriting workshop, as well as some pickin’ and singin’ of course. http://www.myspace.com/jpriemens

Event, Music, Special event

CCMA Showcase: “Ladies of Country”, Sat Sept 10 2-4 pm

July 23rd, 2011
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CameronTilbury_LadiesofCountry.jpgCCMAhamiltoncmwlogo.JPGSaturday Septmeber 10, 2 to 4 pm, a CCMA showcase: “Ladies of Country: Showcase, featuring acoustic performances by Stephanie McIlroy, Nicole Scott, Tonya Kennedy and Kaitlin Kozell. (presented by Cameron Tilbury Publicity, Deborah Wood Publicity, Gull-Trax Productions and KC Media).

Event, Music

Gallery September: Bruce Parsons, PLAN B [PARADISE HOMES]

July 22nd, 2011
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parsons189_mapPlanB_650.jpgparsons179_adc.jpgSeptember in Artword Gallery: Bruce Parsons and his PLAN B [PARADISE HOMES]. Bruce will be present Friday Sept 9 for James North Art Crawl from 7 to 10 pm and Sunday Sept 18 for Open Streets Festival for the afternoon (watch for a special street installation for this one).
#1: An installation, WORKING PLAN B FOR PALESTINE / ISRAEL with large painted floor and wall maps and panoptic shield constructions.
#2: in the large studio, LABYRINTH MAP PAINTINGS on canvas and bamboo constructions. The images are from satellite cameras. These city planner designs of gated communities are exclusive developments in Ontario and Palestine/ Israel , Vaughan and Ma’ale Adumim.
View Bruce’s work with longer explanations is on his new web site www.bruceparsons.ca
and at the Center for Contemporary Canadian Art www.ccca.ca

Artword Gallery, Event, James North events

Wild Weekend: CCMAs, Art Crawl, Supercrawl, Sept 8, 9 & 10

July 21st, 2011
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Artword Artbar has big plans for the wild weekend on James Street North, September 8, 9,  10.
CCMAhamiltoncmwlogo.JPGCCMA Canadian Country Music Awards are in town, and we have some fabulous country music showcases.
Thursday September 8, concert by The Western Swing Authority at 9 pm
Friday September 9 (James North Art Crawl), country star Tonya Kennedy, from 8 pm,  tip jar
Saturday September 10 (Supercrawl) afternoon, 2 to 4 pm:  “Ladies of Country” Showcase, featuring acoustic performances by Stephanie McIlroy, Nicole Scott, Tonya Kennedy and Kaitlin Kozell. (presented by Cameron Tilbury Publicity, Deborah Wood Publicity, Gull-Trax Productions and KC Media). CCMA Showcase.
Saturday September 10 evening: our favourite country guy J.P. Riemens (Artword Theatre’s “Tobacco Troubadour”) will be hosting a country songwriting workshop, as well as some pickin’ and singin’ of course. Details coming.

Event, Music

Tonya Kennedy, CCMA showcase, Fri Sept 9 at 8 pm, Art Crawl

July 21st, 2011
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Tonya_Kennedy_album.jpgCCMAhamiltoncmwlogo.JPGFriday September 9 at 8 pm, at Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St. during James North Art Crawl. A special CCMA showcase — East Coast country star Tonya Kennedy and her band. Tonya received two East Coast Music Awards nominations in 2011, for Country Recording of the Year , and Rising Star Recording of the Year.
Tonya: “The artist who got me singing professionally is Alanis Morrisette… so that’s why I started in the pop/rock genre.    I always loved cross over singers Shania Twain, Faith Hill, The Corrs’s etc… ” There was a singing contest in a country bar. “That is where my musical journey in the world of country music began…..” http://www.tonyakennedy.com/   http://www.myspace.com/tonyakennedymusic

Event, James North events, Music, Special event

Western Swing Authority, CCMA Showcase, Thurs Sept 8 at 9 pm

July 20th, 2011
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WesternSwingAuthority.jpgCCMAhamiltoncmwlogo.JPGThursday September 8 at 9:00 pm, $5, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Hamilton. “Kick off your Canadian Country Music week in swinging style! With a list of 5 star reviews and airplay in 17 countries around the world, Canada’s very own super-group, The Western Swing Authority will start your CCMA weekend with bang”. (A special showcase for the CCMA’s.)
The Western Swing Authority brings the authentic sound of western swing in the classic style of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, and inspired by great bands like The Time Jumpers and Asleep at the Wheel. The Western Swing Authority recreates the sound that attracted crowds to the dancehalls of Texas, Oklahoma and California in the 1930’s and 40’s, and has continued in popularity to present day. www.thewesternswingauthority.com/   http://www.myspace.com/thewesternswingauthority
SHANE GUSE (fiddle, vocal), STACEY LEE(vocal), PAUL CHAPMAN (guitar, vocal), PEE WEE CHARLES (steel guitar), DAN HOWLETT (fiddle, vocal), MATTHEW LIMA (bass) , CHARLIE ST DENIS (drums)  Read more…

Event, Music, Special event