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Gearing Up For RSD Black Friday 2017

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Wednesday, November 22 update - Was interviewed by Paul Morden of The Sarnia Observer today.  We very much appreciate him taking the time to talk with us and hope his camera survives taking our photos. Wednesday, November 15 update - Thanks to the Sarnia Journal for listing RSD Black Friday on their events paper.  We appreciate our local media for all the support they have given us over the decades of business we've had here in Sarnia.  CLICK HERE to view. Tuesday, November 7 update - Henderson Brewing Company of Toronto has confirmed they will be at Cheeky Monkey from 2:00 - 3:00 pm with FREE samples of their beer.  All that is needed is the special event license and it's a go!  So same time as you shop, you can listen to Dylan Menzie AND taste some beer. Tuesday, October 31 update - It's been confirmed... east coast musician Dylan Menzie will ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 314

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TVSNworld Published on Nov 10, 2017 The Entertainment Scene: Christmas is upon us and that means the Nightingale Chorus is returning to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. 2 of the lead performers talk to us. Mya Perkins and John Reid explain the story and some of the magic that will take place on Dec. 6-9th. Tickets at www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: It's a Winter Wonderland event at DeGroot's Nurseries. Kathy Pasztor Alexander of Bluewater Health Foundation shares the event of the weekend taking place on November 24 & 25. Also new this year is a kids talent contest. www.bwhf.ca Watch more videos at www.tvsn.ca

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The Show with David Burrows # 313

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TVSNworld Published on Nov 10, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #313 Opening Segment: Weekend Review The Entertainment Scene: The Petrolia Community Theatre are preparing for Anne of Green Gables. Director Richard Teskey talks about why they chose the production, set preparation and more. In The Community: The South Western International Film Festival once again is returning to Sarnia. Rav Srinivas founder of the festival shares what to expect. Srinivas also speaks about some of the new things to see and learn from at this years festival. SWIFF will take place again at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. tickets are available at the box office or online at www.imperialtheatre.net Closing Segment: Danko Jones coming to The Station Music Hall

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Out For A Drive with Roland on Cogeco

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Out For A Drive series will start on the week of September 18th. The show airs Tuesdays @ 6 pm and 8:30 pm, Wednesdays @7:30 pm. The episode with Roland will air during the first week of September 18th - 22nd and replay again after 10 weeks.  More details on other Out For A Drive guest to be announced. Here's a preview of what's to come...

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Do You Know Eric Ethridge’s Music Yet?

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Do You Know Eric Ethridge&...

Well you should! Eric is a local boy to be proud of who is making waves in the country music scene. From his website... Eric Ethridge’s brand started to gain serious momentum in 2015 after the release of a series of orchestra country-pop covers, one of which garnered him a mention in Rolling Stone Magazine. Subsequently his social media presence enjoyed a drastic increase with over 275,000 YouTube hits and an increase to over 1500 YouTube subscribers. In August of 2015 Eric was the runner-up in the Boots and Hearts emerging artist showcase, and has since had continued interest from both American and Canadian record labels. In early 2016 Eric was selected by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada to be one of the top 6 finalist for the CCMA Discovery Program. After a final showcase of the top 6 emerging artists, Eric then went on to win the ...

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WE ARE STILL HERE – Documentary by Dwayne Cloes

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Three elders from Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia, and the Bjekwanong First Nation on Walpole Island, share their memories of surviving residential schools. Produced by the Right Relations Group of Lambton Presbytery, United Church of Canada.  Filmed by Sarnia's Dwayne Cloes.

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Fast Romantics POV On Music Listening Habits

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This is an excerpt from an article on FYI Music, dated May 03, 2017 by Jason Schneider.  The interview is with Matthew Angus of FAST ROMANTICS of which local musician Nick McKinlay is the drummer.   He's the one in the red shirt front & centre in band photo.  This is a fast rising all Canadian band you will want to take a listen to and watch as they skyrocket upward. Below is an awesome video for song "Julia". Q.  If you could change anything about the music industry, what would it be? The way music is released and consumed now doesn’t inspire long attention spans. All of us, me included, suffer from shorter-than-natural attention spans. Sometimes I fear there’s so much going on and so much noise in the world now that far fewer people sit down and really dig into a record. We spent two years on this album and I know ...

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HOW WAS RECORD STORE DAY 2017?

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HOW WAS RECORD STORE DAY 2017?

Well, there are not enough descriptive words to express how great it was. Thanks to all the wonderful suppliers & customers, we beat last years records every which way.  The suppliers provided us, as best they could, with more interesting titles than ever and the crowds where here to buy them in bigger numbers than previous years.  Along with taking advantage of our 'We pay the tax' sale' we exceeded expectations by a long shot. The shopper that came the farthest distance we are aware of was from Cincinnati Ohio.  Drove through the night to get here and be at the front of the line outside after he was forwarded our e-newsletter on Friday after closing with the list of exclusives we got by a local friend.  Had a few people in from Michigan, Toronto and London as well. Part of the fun day was the  3 mystery packages with cryptic names ...

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Musicians Band Together for Longest Performance EVER to...

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M.A. NOTE - Local connection to this story is ArtsCan Circle that is mentioned beLOW was founded by Sarnia's own virtuoso of the harmonica, Mike Stevens. ArtsCan Circle is a registered charity dedicated to linking creative artists with Indigenous youth at risk in Canada with the hope to encourage self-esteem amongst Indigenous youth in isolated communities through a cooperative exploration of the arts. CLICK HERE for ArtsCan Circle website Published on February 2nd, 2017 | by Alan Cross Musicians Band Together for Longest Performance EVER to Benefit Gord Downie Cancer Fund Ever since news broke of Gord Downie’s incurable brain cancer broke last May, individuals and organizations across the country have spent thousands of hours on charitable good works to raise money for brain cancer research. This is another one of those stories. Kevin Kerr, who runs a company called Epidemic Music Group, came up with a fundraiser. What if he and his people ...

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Brighton Rock Singer Presses On At Precision Pressing

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As reported in FYI Music News January 12, 2017 The Toronto Star catches up with Gerry McGhee, vocalist in Brighton Rock and now a partner in the spanking new, Burlington, ON Precision Pressing vinyl plant that comes on stream next week. Waxing on about the vinyl resurgence may be old news to some, but for Gerry McGhee, capitalizing on the trend has meant a troublesome, years-long quest to open a new vinyl pressing plant in Ontario. From searching the world for record-making machines to construction delays and cutting through bureaucratic red tape, it has been three long years, but McGhee can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Or will be able to after this weekend. “We actually had to approach our neighbours and ask them to shut down for 12 hours just to get the power lines in,” said McGhee, vice-president, Precision Record Pressing. “That’s happening this weekend, and we’ll finally be ...

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