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CHANCE TO WIN WHITEHORSE PRIZE PACK + CHEEKY MONKEY GIFT...

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CHANCE TO WIN WHITEHORSE PRIZE...

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN a Whitehorse Prize Pack and a Cheeky Monkey $50.00 gift certificate. Simple stop into Cheeky Monkey and find one of the 5 Whitehorse Christmas ornaments hanging in various spots throughout the store. On the ornament you will find the website info to enter to win. (or CLICK HERE) Hurry and enter before the deadline of December 21st.

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KYP HARNESS on CD & book

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KYP HARNESS on CD & book

Wigford Rememberies, published in the spring of 2016, won the 2017 ReLit Award for Best Novel. Kyp Harness is back with a sophomore effort—The Abandoned. Among the strip malls, industrial parks and overpasses of Southwestern Ontario, the protagonist of The Abandoned is a young misfit with an overactive imagination and a heavy-drinking father, surrounded by bullies at school and wondering if he’ll ever be normal. He experiences first love with another high school student, Sherrie, and at the same time he meets his first friend, Russ. In pursuing Sherrie, Tim is drawn into a cult-like religious retreat, and his friendship with Russ takes a strange turn as the three teenagers confront their vanishing childhood New CD from Sarnia native, Kyp Harness - Review from Great Dark Wonder blog... With this, his 14th full-length album, Kyp Harness shares a collection of nine timely observations of our fraying society, rendered with all the wit, wisdom and ...

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December 2018 519 Magazine NOW IN @ Cheeky Monkey

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December 2018 519 Magazine NOW...

The December edition of 519 Magazine is hitting the streets this week. Check out the exclusive cover interview with Michael Bolton, who's bringing his orchestra tour to Caesars Windsor later this month. Also in the issue: The Tenors, Downchild, Steel Panther, Robbie G, British Beat 66, CPR of RYOT, The Next Generation Leahy, Nightingale Chorus Sarnia, Canada South Blues Society Windsor, Riverfront Theatre Company's A Christmas Peter Pan and Post Productions Another F***ing Christmas Play: A F***ing Musical. We also introduce Southwestern Ontario's only printed monthly event listings.

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About Donovan Woods…

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About Donovan Woods…

Many of you know who Donavan Woods is from his years growing up in Sarnia and that he has recorded several CD's over the years including the most recent called "Both Ways".   What you may not know is how many other musicians have recorded his songs.   Below is a list of what albums you can find songs by Donovan.  We are sure, over the years, this list will continue to grow. Thanks to Doug Woods for the list. Donovan's CD's available at Cheeky Monkey. Catch Donovan live at the Imperial Theatre Saturday, March 2, 2019.  CLICK HERE for info. Other info about Donovan... The song "Brand New Gun" was featured in the movie Numb starring Matthew Perry. His song "Wait and See" was featured on Degrassi: The Next Generation, and his song "My Cousin Has a Grey Cup Ring" was used in commercials for the Grey Cup. "Grey Cup Ring" was inspired by Woods' father, ...

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Nov. 2018 – 519 magazine in

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Nov. 2018 – 519 magazine...

The November 2018 issue of 519 is hitting the streets at more than 300 locations throughout Southwestern Ontario - including now in at Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia. Pick up your FREE copy today It's a great edition with Stone Temple Pilots, Rik Emmett, Glass Tiger, Headstones, Liona Boyd, jane siberry, Jody Raffoul Music, Rick LaBonté, Leslie McCurdy, The Black Dahlia Murder, Nicole Coffman, Cabaret for a Cause, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, GLP's Hamlet, Rocking for Kaleb’s Kourage (Jeff Burrows - Drummer) and 10 Questions with Aaron Goodvin.

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POLARIS PRIZE EP GIVEAWAY UPDATE @ Cheeky Monkey

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POLARIS PRIZE EP GIVEAWAY...

AND THE WINNER IS... As reported on CBC Music... Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. On Monday night, a grand jury of 11 Polaris voters convened at the Carlu in Toronto, Ont. to decide the winner of this year's big award, which is handed out every year to the best Canadian album of the year. Dutcher, a Wolastoqiyik member of the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, beat out nine other albums for the $50,000 grand prize, including Daniel Caesar's Freudian, U.S. Girls' In a Poem Unlimited and Alvvays' Antisocialites. He is the first east coast act to win the award in its 12 year history. "This is the greatest moment of my life!" he exclaimed onstage as he accepted the award, which was presented to him by last year's winner, Lido Pimienta. Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa uses 100-year-old wax cylinder recordings of traditional Wolastoq songs, a language that is ...

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Sept 2018 – 519 Magazine now in…

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Sept 2018 – 519 Magazine...

THIS IS A FREE LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE COVERING THE 519 AREA. The September issue of 519 Magazine is now in at Cheeky Monkey. In this issue they feature Matt Webb of Marianas Trench who played the Imperial Theatre in Sarnia for a rare intimate gig tonight. There’s also features on Windsor pop-punk band Ignore The Evidence, Canadian icon Lawrence Gowan, ECM stars Loud Luxury who perform at CHMF in Windsor this month, Judas Priest’s Ian Hill takes on our 10 Questions, I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience brings the king of pop to the Chrysler Theatre in Windsor, Degrassi star Dan Woods chats about Windsor ComiCon, Tyler Mane of Halloween looks back at wearing the Michael Myers mask, Arts Collective Theatre’s upcoming Hair 50th Anniversary show hits the spotlight, Post Productions is gearing up for the gritty and cutting Equus, Cardinal Music Productions brings out a Windsor favourite in Les Misérables ...

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519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE now @ Cheeky Monkey

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519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE now...

CHEEKY MONKEY NOW HAS 519 ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE FREE to pick up and enjoy! This free monthly publication is the only entertainment magazine in the Detroit/Windsor area, with 25,000 printed copies available at select locations from Detroit to London. 519 features 12 digital issues per year and 6 print editions (June, August, October, December, February, April) featuring current and relevant artists, musicians, actors, theatres, writers, creators and publishers. From international touring stars to unsung local heroes, 519 is strong, proud and free - yes, you heard that right, free - there’s no charge, unless you want one delivered to your home. Giving you another reason to be proud to live in the 519. Next issue will feature  stories and interviews with Cheap Trick, Heather Rankin, Toto, Fred Penner and Sarnia's own Eric Ethridge.

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VINYL RECORD FANS – IMPORTANT INFO

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VINYL RECORD FANS –...

With the popularity of vinyl records on the increase, it's important to educate new converts to the format of the proper care and handling of their records. Records require a lot of special handling to insure that they last and stay in good condition. The following is a place to start. Hopefully as a record collector you want to keep your records in the best possible condition as possible. In order to do so, there are a few essential things to keep in mind. Cleaning the Vinyl It is very important to keep the vinyl record itself clean. Due to the vinyl record's tendency to easily build up static electrical charges, it becomes a virtual magnet for dust. It is recommended that you buy a brush for your records and use it on them every time before you play them and before you put them back in their covers to ensure they're not being ...

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Trivia 2018 # 27

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Trivia 2018 # 27

July 6 ~ 1925 - Bill Haley was born ~ 1957 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney were introduced to each other July 7 ~ 1940 - Ringo Starr was born Richard Starkey ~ 1967 - The Monkees opened a national tour with Jimi Hendrix as the opening act. July 8 ~ 1958 - The first gold record album was presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The award went to the soundtrack "Oklahoma!" ~ 1998 - The Roy Orbison Estate filed a $12 million royalty suit against Sony Music Entertainment Inc. July 9 ~ 1995 - Grateful Dead perform their final show,at Chicago's Soldier Field ~ Jack White was born ~ 1955 - The Bill Haley & His Comets single "Rock Around the Clock" hit #1 on Billboard's Pop charts. This was the first time a rock and roll recording accomplished this feat. July 10 ~ 1947 - Arlo Guthrie was born - 1942 - Ronnie James Dio was born ~ 1968 ...

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