Dec 11 – Dec 17 2017 @thesainttweets

Single Mothers with Little Junior & RULES / How the Gretsch Stole Xmas/THE RHEOSTATICS  *SOLD OUT*/PET SUN with BANDICOOTS & DELTA DAYS/KIWANIS TV BINGO – 7pm/FUNDS FOR FARLEY and PHOTOS with SANTA 3:00PM MATINEE/THURSDAYS   ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS – 4pm to 7pm FREE!/

MONDAY KIWANIS TV BINGO – 7pm

TUESDAY THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD OPEN STAGE – Sign Ups @ 8:30

WEDNESDAY Single Mothers with Little Junior & RULES

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SINGLE MOTHERS
LITTLE JUNIOR
RULES

GET TIX HERE !! https://www.bruha.com/event/2481

THURSDAYS   ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS – 4pm to 7pm FREE!

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ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS!  4pm to 7pm – EVERY THURSDAY! – This might be one of the coolest ideas for an afternoon hang! Our bartender Leah Visser who is also part of Hammer City Records came up with this fab creative incentive! Thanks Tara Bursey for such an incredible poster. BTW.

THURSDAY  How the Gretsch Stole Xmas

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Some of Hamilton’s Best Singer-Songwriters and musicians playing all your favourite Holiday standards and their own original Festive Rock & Roll for a good cause.
with:
Will Gillespie Music
Alfie Smith
Shari Dunn & Jonny Kerr
Andy Griffiths
B.b. DeVille
Justin Dunlop The Dunlop Brothers
Adam Ostrosser
Greg Brisco
Cory Mercer
Chris Cracknell

and more to come!

House band features Tyrone Ramsey & Nurck Bison and other special guests. Playing new original Holiday tunes and the timeless classics!

 

FRIDAY  THE RHEOSTATICS  *SOLD OUT*

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Saturday PET SUN with BANDICOOTS & DELTA DAYS

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Presale Tickets: https://www.bruha.com/event/2574

After nearly a year, we’re back with a set full of new songs and a new lineup. Come out for your first taste of the future!!

Joining us for the night are our ROCK N ROLL BROTHERS The Bandicoots, as well as our rock n roll cousins in Delta Days.

Pet Sun
www.facebook.com/petsunrocknroll

The Bandicoots
www.facebook.com/thebandicoots

SUNDAY FUNDS FOR FARLEY and PHOTOS with SANTA 3:00PM MATINEE

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PWYC
Children and pets welcome.

Pics run from 2pm to 5:30pm

This Aint Hollywood 345 James street North during hours of operation 289 396 3911 – – online at http://www.thisainthollywood.ca/

Dr.Disc Hamilton 22 Wilson Street : 905-523-1010 .drdisc.ca/tickets

Hammer City Records 228 James St N Basement @ Rear Off Robert St Hamilton, Ontario (905) 546-7869

Crash Landing Music Store 1189 Cannon Street East Hamilton, Ontario (905) 548-0039

website: http://www.thisainthollywood.ca/

instagram: http://statigr.am/this_aint_hollywood

facebook: www.facebook.com/thisainthollywood

twitter: https://twitter.com/thesainttweets

December 11, 2017 - December 16, 2017

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DEC 15 White Cowbell Xmas Bash, The Vanishers, PPPs, Casbah Christmas! @casbahhamilton @whitecowbell @theVanishers

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Tickets on-sale now, via www.casbahlounge.ca

The Casbah
306 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario

December 15, 2017

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DEC 14 How the Gretsch Stole Xmas @thesainttweets

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Some of Hamilton’s Best Singer-Songwriters and musicians playing all your favourite Holiday standards and their own original Festive Rock & Roll for a good cause.
with:
Will Gillespie Music
Alfie Smith
Shari Dunn & Jonny Kerr
Andy Griffiths
B.b. DeVille
Justin Dunlop The Dunlop Brothers
Adam Ostrosser
Greg Brisco
Cory Mercer
Chris Cracknell

and more to come!

House band features Tyrone Ramsey & Nurck Bison and other special guests. Playing new original Holiday tunes and the timeless classics!

This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H3

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DEC 16 PET SUN w/ the Bandicoots + Delta Days @thesainttweets @PetSunRocknRoll @TheeBandicoots

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Downtown

can't wait to get together with these rats again. here's a little song from Locke Street Fest..

Posted by Delta Days on Friday, November 18, 2016

 

This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario

December 16, 2017

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DEC 22 Catl, Frankie & Jimmy, The Squids @thesaintweets @frankieandjimmy @c_a_t_l

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http://catltheband.com/ (Trantha Sex Rock Duo)
https://frankieandjimmy.bandcamp.com/ (Spicyboys)
https://www.reverbnation.com/thesquids (Do Wop Mom & Pop Garage Shop)

$10
19+

This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H3

December 22, 2017

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DEC 29 Will Gillespie Cheeze Wizards New Year w/ Deeps & DJ Aerlie Wild @thesainttweets

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This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H3

 

December 29, 2017

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DEC 30 UK Cinema/Wild Night/Valet Grand @thesainttweets

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UK Cinema
UK Cinema is a five-piece indie project from Hamilton, Ontario.
Blooming from an eclectic spectrum of artistic influences ranging from filmic popular culture and independent cinema to 80s New Wave and contemporary acts of alternative indie, UK Cinema seeks to fuse a love for timeless music with the impassioned attempt to contribute its own.
https://www.facebook.com/UkCinemaBand/

Wild Night
Emanating from the smoke stacks of Hamilton, Ontario, Wild Night is a punk’n’ roll band who play rock and roll like their lives depend on it. Seriously. Raised off the nectar of vinyl, tape and loud guitars, Wild Night are out to bring a new twist to the classic rock-band story with their high-energy shows that let anyone forget about their stresses on the dancefloor. They write heart-raced anthems with soaring vocals, chest-shattering drums and skull-shaking guitars with their hearts on their sleeves and their sweat on the stage. A show with this band could always be remembered as a Wild Night.
https://wildnightmusic.bandcamp.com/

Valet Grand
https://open.spotify.com/artist/2vU4j556YfFih5iIfxOnAD

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This Ain’t Hollywood

345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H3

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Dec 4 – Dec 9 2017 @thesainttweets

JEFF MARTIN from the TEA PARTY / PIPER HAYES ALBUM RELEASE SHOW w/ THE LIFERS -8pm/LADYBIRD ANIMAL SANCTUARY Fundraiser/WELCOME BACK JIMMY HAYES!/TUESDAY KRIEF (formally from The DEARS) with MAX WRAYKIWANIS TV BINGO – 7pm/THURSDAYS   ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS – 4pm to 7pm FREE!

MONDAY KIWANIS TV BINGO – 7pm

TUESDAY KRIEF (formally from The DEARS) with MAX WRAY – 8pm

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Dec 5th, 2017 @ This Ain’t Hollywood

Krief (formally from The Dears)
w/ Max Wray

8pm doors

$10

Krief (http://www.krief.ca/)

Max Wray (www.soundcloud.com/maxwraymusic)

instagram: http://statigr.am/this_aint_hollywood

facebook: www.facebook.com/thisainthollywood

twitter: https://twitter.com/thesainttweets

WEDNESDAY  JEFF MARTIN from the TEA PARTY

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Jeff Martin, the musician, has been labeled everything from “child prodigy”, “virtuoso guitarist”, “singer with perfect pitch” to “the devil’s child”, and “an occult reincarnation”. Jeff Martin, the producer, is celebrating 20 years since becoming the youngest ever producer of an EMI record (Splendor Solis) back in 1992. Twenty years and almost 4 million record sales later, Jeff Martin’s unique life path, musical etymology and output have placed him in a high caliber as a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer while garnering acclaim from music industry stalwarts.

Jeff Martin’s odyssey into exploring the history and plethora of sounds dates right back to his childhood, when he travelled from his hometown Windsor, Ontario with his father (a Bass player) to visit the blues haunts of Detroit, Michigan (USA). Martin understood and respected the blues and was proficient in improvisation by the age of 11. Upon first listening to the Beatles album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ – and particularly the George Harrison track ‘Within You Without You’ – a distinct blend of Indian Classical music featuring the Harmonium instrument; Martin recalls feeling as though he ‘knew’ this music – as though he had played it, or experienced it in a past life.

Jeff formed the Tea Party with his lifelong friends, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows in 1990 after many years of playing in bands together throughout their childhood. With a career spanning over 15 years and 8 major-label releases, The Tea Party have successfully gained the attention of fans on a worldwide level, as well as touring a countless number of times throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia. Much of the band’s success can be attributed to their phenomenal stage presence and impeccable artistry and musicianship with a wide variety of instruments and sound textures; the trio’s sound draws heavily on the rock and blues of the 1970s, as well as displaying some psychedelic influences with elements of Middle Eastern, Celtic and Mediterranean music. As a result, The Tea Party are often compared to Led Zeppelin and Martin’s appearance, voice and singing style has drawn comparisons to that of Jim Morrison.

Jeff has carved out a distinctive and successful career for himself as a solo artist, various other side projects, and as an acclaimed and highly sought after producer. He has a hunger for knowledge of art, history, the esoteric, music and melody, that has led him to live and experience exotic places such as Egypt, Turkey, Prague, Italy, Ireland and now Australia where he calls home. Either with the Tea Party or as a solo artist Jeff has enjoyed huge success touring Canada and Australia extensively and the breadth of Europe & The Middle East including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Turkey and Lebanon. His legions of fans from all around the world have proved to be long lasting, dedicated and very vocal on social media to have him perform in their countries. A Jeff Martin show is one that moves the audience to realms like no other. Many have likened a Jeff Martin acoustic show as ‘a religious experience’ that stays with them forever.”

Get Tix here http://bit.ly/2fIrc4R

instagram: https://www.instagram.com/this_aint_hollywood/

facebook:  www.facebook.com/thisainthollywood

twitter: https://twitter.com/thesainttweets

THURSDAYS   ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS – 4pm to 7pm FREE!

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ARTS & CRAFTERNOONS!  4pm to 7pm – EVERY THURSDAY! – This might be one of the coolest ideas for an afternoon hang! Our bartender Leah Visser who is also part of Hammer City Records came up with this fab creative incentive! Thanks Tara Bursey for such an incredible poster. BTW.

THURSDAY PIPER HAYES ALBUM RELEASE SHOW w/ THE LIFERS -8pm

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Canadian singer, songwriter and social activist Piper Hayes celebrates the launch of her new full-length recording titled ‘Piper & Carson’ in #Hamilton.

** Our Hamilton audience will be the first people to be able to purchase the new album!

MORE INFO:

WHO: The opener is Guelph-based folk group The Lifers at 9:00 p.m., Piper Hayes at 9:30 p.m. (with band Carson Ritcey-Thorpe on vocal and lead guitar, Bill Simms on upright bass and Sam DeRosa on harmonica).

WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 2017, doors at 8:00 p.m.

HOW MUCH: Tickets are $10.00 in advance, available online athttps://www.bruha.com/event/2462, or at the door for $12.00.
CDs will be $15.00.

‘Piper & Carson’ will be available at shows, via Hayes’ website, Bandcamp and iTunes. The official album release date is December 8, 2017. The album was recorded live off the floor at Thorpe’s Organic Produce farm in Millgrove, ON (near Hamilton) in the summer of 2017. It was captured in the living room of the century-old Ritcey-Thorpe family farmhouse, with Toronto multi-instrumentalist Chris Bartos as producer (Kaia Kater, The Barr Brothers, Jonathan Byrd). It features Piper Hayes (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Carson Ritcey-Thorpe (vocal, lead guitar), Kevin Neal (pedal steel), Leah Ritcey-Thorpe (back-up vocals) and Chris Bartos (upright bass, piano, electric and acoustic violin, electric guitar, Moog, vocals).

Nowadays, Hayes performs and writes closely with her partner Carson Ritcey-Thorpe and, after a 2017 western Canada tour, many showcases at Folk Music Ontario, Folk Alliance International and South East Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA), they have become beloved darlings of Canada’s folk music scene.

The album reflects the couple’s last few years together, and it is an album that they encourage people to listen to start to finish. It comes complete with lyrics and a detailed booklet insert, which includes stunning images taken at the farm by renowned Toronto photographer Lisa MacIntosh. “Carson’s sister Leah did a drawing of us as two lil’ manatee merpeople. I liked the drawing so much, we used the caricatures for the album cover. I love when albums are a complete experience and include lyrics and messages by the artists. I want ‘Piper & Carson’ to grab people with not only the music, but also with the total artistic package,” says Hayes.

Fashioned like a flowing tide, these tracks weave a seamless story of life and death, compassion, kindness, standing up for what one believes, action and honouring ancestors. ‘Piper & Carson’ is dedicated in loving memory to Piper’s mother Maggie Thompson Hayes, who passed away suddenly almost one year ago on November 25, 2016.

ARTIST STATEMENT: Hayes states, “I am more excited than ever to release this piece of work to the world. I feel incredibly proud of what we’ve made and overjoyed to be sharing it. Three years ago, I met Carson Ritcey-Thorpe and we began performing, dating and eventually writing together. We love making music together and this album reflects the life we’ve built. ‘Piper & Carson’ is a collection of intentioned songs; songs to heal and remember. I titled the album ‘Piper & Carson’ because that’s just what it is. It’s me and ‘Big Red,’ and it’s how we live, it’s how we love.”

MORE INFO:

Born in New York City, raised in Toronto and now residing in Hamilton since 2015, Hayes got her start in legendary venues including The Horseshoe Tavern, The Rivoli and The Cameron House (playing with artists including Angela Saini, Julian Taylor and Kevin Hearn). She has toured all over Canada and the USA, headlined three international tours (visiting Nepal, India, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, England, Iceland, Denmark, Italy, France, Spain and Greece) and VIA Rail’s national ‘Artists on board’ program, and played many folk conferences. Previously, she has released her Danny Garcia produced ‘Live in NYC’ in 2013, her Mike Schlosser produced debut EP ‘Ain’t Nothin’ Like…’ in 2014 and her acclaimed EP ‘Goodbye Mister Nice Guy’ in 2016.

Piper also teams up with the Canadian Mental Health Association (going into schools, conferences and outreach programs to dispel stigma around mental illness), she established a music therapy-based class for Hamilton Adult Community Support Program and gives workshops on mental health and songwriting.

MEDIA QUOTES:

“When she’s not touring the world performing songs off her latest EP, she’s spreading awareness for the Canadian Mental Health Association.” – CTV’s Etalk (November 2016).

“Heartache can spawn incredible art…” – Jamie Gutfreund, CP24 Breakfast (October 2016).

“Young, talented!” – Christine Bentley, What She Said Radio, Jewel 88.5 (October 2016) https://youtu.be/lmZqKJMVdYY.

“While it’s catchy pop music, there are definite deeper connotations to the music Piper Hayes is fashioning.” – Ric Taylor, Hamilton Music Notes, View & CFMU FM (October 2016).

“The harmonies in tandem with Carson Ritcey-Thorpe were spot on and Hayes went in search of the vulnerability and the hope in the songs, burnishing them to a shine via her forceful vocals and from the gut lyrics.” – Lenny Stoute, BTW Column, Cashbox Canada (October 2016).

FOR MEDIA INFO, CDs, INTERVIEWS, PLEASE CONTACT:
Laurie Lockhart
GET THE MESSAGE Publicity
Email: publicity@getthemessagepr.ca

FOR MORE ARTIST INFO, PLEASE VISIT:
pipersings.com
Facebook.com/piperhayes / Twitter.com/pipercansing
YouTube.com/user/pipertm
SoundCloud.com/piperhayes

FRIDAY  LADYBIRD ANIMAL SANCTUARY Fundraiser

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Ladybird is thrilled to announce this year’s upcoming holiday fundraising event. In the past we’ve had concert events with live bands and solo artists. But this year we’ve decided to throw a super fun dance party featuring DJ Rosé and DJ Fazooli of The Diamond DJ Collective. Please join us and bring your friends! All proceeds will go to helping animals in need in our community. There will be Ladybird merch and other great Christmas gift ideas available for purchase at the event.

“[The Diamond DJ Collective are] a rotating cast of female
DJs dropping dancefloor gems to make your body rock.”

Admission is pay what you can at the door (suggested $20 donation).

A VERYY SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers
Youngs Insurance Brokers INC.
The Brow Room
Little Paws Cat Sitting
De La Sol Yoga Studios
A Bone’s Throw

Saturday  WELCOME BACK JIMMY HAYES! – 9pm

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Sunday   Hamilton Record Swap & Sale

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It’s the premiere edition of the Hamilton Record Swap! After some great success doing this in Guelph, we are bringing the Swap to Hamilton, into the cozy confines of This Ain’t Hollywood. You can buy, sell and swap records and have a few drinks too.

Come on out on Sunday, December 10th to buy or trade some vinyl, CDs, cassettes, rock shirts, memoribilia, etc.

Free admission to all but a perishable food item or cash donation to the Good Shepherd is strongly encouraged!

For table information please contact alienlanes@gmail.com

Sunday  SIANspheric / Pucumber Sasssquash Family Band / ScrapHeat

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Alex Ramsay is 19. Hot Damn.
To celebrate, SIANsphericThe Pucumber Sasssquash Family Band andSCRAPHEAT are bringin’ it to This Ain’t Hollywood. Dancing. Lights. Drama.

Featuring Alex Ramsay, the first 1st gen. Sonic Unyon Records baby to turn 19…

This Aint Hollywood 345 James street North during hours of operation 289 396 3911 – – online at http://www.thisainthollywood.ca/

Dr.Disc Hamilton 22 Wilson Street : 905-523-1010 .drdisc.ca/tickets

Hammer City Records 228 James St N Basement @ Rear Off Robert St Hamilton, Ontario (905) 546-7869

Crash Landing Music Store 1189 Cannon Street East Hamilton, Ontario (905) 548-0039

website: http://www.thisainthollywood.ca/

instagram: http://statigr.am/this_aint_hollywood

facebook: www.facebook.com/thisainthollywood

twitter: https://twitter.com/thesainttweets

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DEC 29 Will Gillespie Cheeze Wizards Pre-New Year’s Party!! and Deeps! @thesainttweets

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Celebrate the triumphs and drown the sorrows of 2017. Kick off New Year’s Weekend at This Ain’t with Live, local Rock & Roll.
2 great local bands. From 10pm-12:30 it’s a carnival of Cabaret with Will Gillespie Music and his Garage-Jazz power trio the Cheese Wizards. Followed by Deeps full-band Roots Americana. They say Will Gillespie takes Folk Rock from the Barn to the Ballroom, then Deeps is going to put it back.

www.deeps.ca
www.willgillespie.ca

December 29, 2017

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JAN 5 TGIF with Ruby & Friends @thesainttweets

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Come join us along with the musical talents of Cassidy MacDonald (9-9:45pm) Ruby’s Revenge (10-10:45pm)…Howzat (11-11:45pm) and Battered Egos (12-12:45am) for a fun-filled entertaining & rocking night!
$5 @ the door 19+ event

https://www.facebook.com/1111RUBY/

https://www.facebook.com/howzatrocks/

https://www.facebook.com/BatteredEgos/

This Ain’t Hollywood
345 James St. N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1H3

instagram: https://www.instagram.com/this_aint_hollywood/

facebook:  www.facebook.com/thisainthollywood

January 5, 2018

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