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 […]