REVIEW: CRYSTAL SHAWANDA

Staying In TUNE with Juno Awarding Winning, multi nominated  and accoladed Internationally Acclaimed superstar, the largest and fasting chart climbing Native American singer/songwriter, CRYSTAL SHAWANDA Another stellar performance thanks to Bluesin’ Toronto promoter Ross Robinson.  His blues series brings such incredible talent from around the globe to the forefront of…

REVIEW: PTBO LIVE 2016 HARD ROCK AND METAL SHOW

Deb Draper’s Hard Rock and Metal showcase held on May 13th at The Historical Red Dog. A review of just 1 of the 14+ events, that took part at the 2016 Peterborough L.I.V.E Music Festival, by Deb Draper-Volunteer photojournalist The Wire Megazine & Volunteer Coordinator for this event.Friday May 13th I had…

REVIEW: Homegrown Chatterboxevents Opera House

The legendary Toronto Opera House on Queen Street East was filled with hard rock fans, warm hues, lazers and Rock n Roll intensity, with spirits Alive on Sat a May 14th, a chatterbox event thru promoter/musician Paul Taskas. This lineup of stellar Toronto area rockers was nothing short of amazing. …

REVIEW: CHELSEY BENNETT

Peterborough’s Chelsey Bennett brought her magnificent, angelic, glamorous & genuine personality front and centre May 4th, at her EP Release, held at the inspirational May Restaurant Lounge in Toronto.  She showcased her amazing all-star house band featuring highly sought after bassist Calvin Beale on his 33 “Scale FBass BNG”.  Calvin…

REVIEW: DAVID ROTUNDO

Toronto Award Winning Blues Harpist David Rotundo Band Hugh’s Room Sold Out May 7, 2016 Totally blown away watching the endless energy David Rotundo sported for 2 straight hours on stage.  Hugh’s Room hosts appetizing food and artists like David where fans can be seen dancing to the infectious sounds…

INTERVIEW: DAVID ROTUNDO

Good afternoon, what a thrill it is to be able to sit down and get in tune with Toronto’s Blues Harpist, David Rotundo Ronnie Hawkins once said, “He plays the blues the way it’s supposed to be played” Q)  What does it feel like to be quoted and acknowledged by…

REVIEW: NIGHT OF MUSIC MEMORIES FRED PENNER ROYAL WOOD

NIGHT OF MUSIC AND MEMORIES hosted by 2 time JUNO winner Fred Penner review by Deb Draper Canadian Music Therapy Trust that formed in 1993 has funded over 450 music therapy projects coast to coast in Canada and has raised $4.8 million.  Their music therapists have helped improve health, realize…

Interview: Fred Penner

STAYING IN TUNE WITH FRED PENNER by Deb Draper The Cat Came Back: What an honor and pleasure it was to be speaking to internationally acclaimed family entertainer, singer, song-writer, composer, actor, writer, author, TV Host, public speaker, Mr. Multi-Media, Fred Penner. You are a North American Veteran Folk artist with over…

Interview: Anthony Gomes

Staying Tuned with Anthony Gomes By The Wire Megazine Volunteer Contributor and Photojournalist Deb Draper TALKING MUSIC, HIS LATEST ALBUM, CHARITY AND HUGH’S ROOM MARCH 19TH Good afternoon Anthony, what a thrill it is for this volunteer photojournalist, of The Wire Megazine to sit down with Billboards #1 Blues Guitarist,…