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Elton John Is Heading For Retirement

Grande Dame of British pop, Elton John has announced today that he is retiring. The star will reportedly retire from touring after nearly 50 years – but it’s not the first time Elton’s quit the stage.

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Western Festival

On Saturday, July 29th a Western Festival at Place des Pionniers in Hawkesbury, the admission is free.   Hot dogs, soft drinks, chips and bar.   Info: Yves Paquette 613-677-0868 or André (Cham) 613-677-9356   In case of rain the

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Clarence-Rockland Country Jamboree

  The 1st annual Clarence-Rockland Country Jamboree is coming to the Clarence Creek Arena July 18 – July 23.   Festival passes are only $60.00 – including rough camping – and access to each day and every show!    

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A Party For 7


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Bet.e And Stef

Bet.e and Stef deftly transport their listeners into an intricate fusion of lush and sensual worlds of Bossa Nova, Samba rythms and timeless Jazz. Bring your special request…   Tickets: $25/person available at or 613-632-9555   Photo: fr  

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Music & Mayhem

MUSIC & MAYHEM, the fun show of comedy and light-hearted music, is back again this year in Dunvegan to raise money for the Alexandria Food Bank. Due to the over-whelming response to last year’s two sold-out shows, a third has

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Now You Can Use Shazam To Discover Bands In The Flesh

A new partnership between music discovery and identification app Shazam and Songkick could prove just the ticket to music fans.   That’s because Songkick is one of the world’s biggest independent ticketing firms, connecting music fans with live concerts in

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How To Pick A Good Motel

Motels are a better value than hotels and motel staff provide better service and information. It can be a challenge selecting an adequate motel so,  

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New Prince Music To Be Released Next Year

Prince’s label on Friday announced it will release the first posthumous music from the pop icon including an entire second album to accompany “Purple Rain.”   The announcement, made a week after a tribute concert in Prince’s native Minnesota meant

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The Rolling Stones Tease New Blues Album

The Rolling Stones on Tuesday hinted that they are about to release their first album in more than a decade, apparently a collection of covers of Chicago blues classics.   The English mega-rockers took to Twitter to tease the line

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The Party Of The ‘Decade’

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About Hank Williams

More than fifty years after his death, Hank Williams ranks among the most powerfully iconic figures in American music. Iconic to the point that man and myth are inextricably entwined. He set the agenda for contemporary country songcraft and sang

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Michael Jackson

“Michael Jackson wasn’t merely the biggest pop star of his era, shaping the sound and style of the ’70s and ’80s; he was one of the defining stars of the 20th century, a musician who changed the contours of American

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The Vankleek Hill Music Festival’s

17th annual Music and Arts Summer Camp for Kid’s 6-14 years Subjects taught, include: drum, choir, harp, ukulele, drama, art and recorder. Registration closing date: June 15th

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Paul Simon, 74, ‘Ready to Give Up Music’

More than half a century after he wrote “The Sound of Silence,” American singer Paul Simon says he is ready to hang up his guitar and stop making music.   “You’re coming toward the end,” he told The New York

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