No shortage of great songs at today’s “Heavenly” edition of B’Arlopalooza | 190929Su | Shows for Sunday, September 29, 2021

Michael Bär @ Winterfolk showcase organized by Pete Otis in 2016 -GARY 17

\ TO EAST \ Sadly, there will be a plethora of rich melodies and poignant lyrics among the cover songs being performed by over a dozen acts at today’s “Songs From Heaven” seventh installment of the B’Arlopalooza songwriters’ showcase series. The talented acts on stage at Black Swan Tavern (154 Danforth Ave.) from 4-8 will…

Death of Joe Hall leaves empty space on Canadian music scene

Joe Hall singing 'Brain Damage Blues' with Continental Drift in 1977 -DAVE BINGHAM YOU TUBE SCREEN CAPTURE

\ PETERBOROUGH \ There aren’t many of his kind left —but then, they never made many of his kind to begin with. Joe Hall, who passed away on Friday March 22 at 71 years of age after battling liver cancer for some time, was an highly original titan of a songwriter and performer whose cheeky,…

Timothy’s the right place to gather after visitation for Joe Reynolds tonight | 190103Th | Shows for Thursday, January 03, 2022


\ MISSISSAUGA/ETOBICOKE \ No doubt the two visitation sessions for the late Joe Reynolds happening 2-4 and 6-9 pm today at Turner Porter Funeral Home’s Peel Chapel at 2180 Hurontario St. in Mississauga will be crammed with musical talents. Some will have to hurry off right after attending the gathering, particularly from the evening one,…

UPDATED: Death of Joe Reynolds makes for tearful start to 2019

Joe Reynolds in flight -JIM CASSON, Facebook

\ ETOBICOKE/PORT CREDIT \ Just ten days shy of the 15th anniversary of The Meteors band he founded becoming the Saturday jam hosts at Timothy’s Pub in Etobicoke, singer and trumpet/flugelhorn/coronet player Joe Reynolds passed away suddenly overnight the morning of Monday January 1, 2019, bandmates and family report. No details of the cause of…