Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd If the first day of Rock The Park ’13 was any indication of what was to come over the following two days – the 10th anniversary edition of London’s summer tradition that’s raised almost two million dollars for Bethanys Hope since its inception a decade ago – the second day of the annual three-day music festival held up to the hype and delivered another breathtaking evening of great live music and good times with friends.
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Photography courtesy of David Burrows Story by Joe Burd Last night, London didn’t seem too far away at all as concert-goers from all over the region and beyond – including perhaps hundreds of music lovers from Sarnia – descended on the forest city for the inaugural night of this year’s 10th anniversary edition of, what’s become a steadfast, highly anticipated annual event, Rock The Park.
Tonight’s the night, Rock The Park officially kicks off it’s 10th anniversary milestone three-day bash in London’s Harris Park starting off on an adrenalin-fueled note with none other than Canadian favorites The Trews and Tragically Hip.
This week on The Show, David takes a trip down to the annual Mackinac Under The Bridge weekend and serves up exclusive interviews with local cover band juggernauts Southern Funk Experience and Retrospect.
This week on The Show, David talks about this weekend’s annual Mackinac under the bridge celebration and the live music slated to play the bash this year including Southern Funk Experience, Scott Manery & The Barnburners, Bluewater Ridge, and Retrospect.
This week on The Show, David joins regional UNDER THE COVERS winner Glenn McKinnon and 3rd Wave on their bus trip to London’s Norma Jean’s to watch them compete against three other finalist bands – hailing respectively from the other three Blackburn Radio markets – for a spot to open this year’s Rock The Park in London’s Harris Park.
Last month, after weeks of narrowing down local finalists from a plethora of outstanding homegrown rock cover bands, local rock station K106.3 selected three deserving finalists – 3rd Wave, Pöwer Hoüse and Ugly – to compete at London’s Norma Jean’s for a chance to open this year’s Rock The Park on Jul.
This week’s episode of The Show with David Burrows has something for everyone as David offers up some great features about Canada Day and a myriad of top musical entertainment that headlined the day from Point Edward to Sarnia to Bright’s Grove.
This week on The Show, David talks about the coming Canada Day weekend and celebrations that are happening from the traditional order of business at Canatara Park; to the anticipated return of the notorious Rockin’ Country Collide Tour, that prominently highlights popular regional bands 3rd Wave (the rock) and Whiskey Rain (the country), at Bright’s Groves’ newly minted Kenwick Park by the Lake.
Sarnia Police have arrested a third man who was wanted in relation to a shoplifting incident on June 14 in which the suspects reportedly produced a knife when approached by security.