The top prize for a new volunteer recognition program is bound to generate interest in a celebration of volunteerism that honours Canada’s second prime minister.
A man who was critically injured in an explosion and subsequent fire at the Scott Road facility of Veolia ES Industrial Service has died of his injuries.
“Highway Jones” a rock band from Sarnia, excitedly took the stage this past Saturday at the 11th annual “Rock the Park” in London.
It’s been a busy week for David Burrows that’s taken him all over the region from London’s Rock The Park 10th Anniversary opening night spectacular to Camlachie’s Woodstock music festival while not missing a beat when it comes to his usual outstanding coverage of entertainment and special events happening locally and around the world.
Photography courtesy of Kerry Belliveau of Kerry’s Klips Photography Story by Joe Burd It would be quite easy after such an incredible showing by all of the bands Saturday night, including London’s Under The Covers winner Dirty Little Secret, to use the old adage, “third time’s the charm.” However, considering the incredible, breathtaking performances seen over the first two days – Thursday and Friday – along with Saturday’s, for all intents and purposes, musical magic the only suitable adage would be to say this year’s 10th anniversary edition music festival had, “batted a 1000,” by the end of the final night.
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.
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 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.