Concert Review / By Darren Hancock/ Dean Brody with James Barker Band & High Valley At First Ontario Concert hall April 25 2017

Dean Brody – ‘Beautiful Freakshow’ Tour Apr 25 @ 7:00PM | FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) | Hamilton by Darren Hancock First up was Ontario’s own James Barker Band, a 4 piece group gaining momentum and recognition on the Canadian Country scene. In addition to performing their radio hit “Just Saying”, the guys showcased […]

Concert Review / By Darren Hancock / Dixie Chicks With Smooth Hound Smith At First Ontario Centre April 17 2017

Darren Hancock   Smooth Hound Smith Starting off the evening was a little-known husband and wife duet called “Smooth Hound Smith”. Performing in a simple four-piece band, they produced an authentic blues sound with a country-rooted edge. In addition to being a singer and very prolific guitarist, Zack Smith also plays harmonica and […]

Concert Review Terri Clark Opening Act Jessica wed mar 29 2017

Terri Clark/Jessica Mitchell Melissa Forsythe from KX 94.7 hosted the evening, and introduced the opening act Jessica Mitchell, who walked on stage without a band to perform an amazing solo act with just an acoustic guitar and piano. She engaged the crowd with some witty conversation, announced she was from London Ontario, and played her […]