October 2ndPeterborough’s distinctive voice, Curve Lake First Nation’s multi-award winning singer & songwriter Missy Knott,closed Toronto’s 2017 Yonge & Dundas Square’s Fall Lunch Time Live Series, with her passionate heart, creative mind, raspy soul & her bare foot confidence accompanied by Dean James (award-winning singer-songwriter & Nashville recording Artist). Strolling us thru her originals Erica’s Song,One Last Touch, title track/album My Sister’s Heart& a duet with Dean James on Missy’s TAMELESS, which describes her endless career. Stay in touch at www.missyknott.com
October 7thS & S Promotions & Up Close & Personal presented another SOLD OUT Killer Dwarfs performance at Etobicoke’s Rock Pile featuring Alberta singer & songwriter Esther Widmann. This trio unleashed hypnotic & stimulating synth metal originalsCrumble, All To Myself,Die Today,Bury You & Bring It On.
The Goatbox Rebels released their bluesy/punk/metal originals Black Tooth Grin & No Love Lost off their 2016 CD Let Us All Bleed Integrity, rock on with www.thegoatboxrebels.com
RUSTIK’sback in full throttle after a 10 year hiatus, perfecting their originals See Through,Not Real,For Once,Beneath Me,Overrated,The Shore & Take The Fall from their NEW CD HESITATE stay in tune at https://www.facebook.com/rustikreborn.
Juno nominated Killer Dwarfs rocked hit after hit while fansanticipated Russ Dwarf’s signature body surfin’ moment. Drummer extraordinaire Darrel Millar, held a solemn moment in memory of icon
Tom Petty, Colin McAllister (Toronto music supporter & photographer) & Darrell’s own Father, Bill
“The Piano Man” Millar. This was a very moving event dedicated to Breast Cancer including a pink tricycle raffle which raised just over $1,200.00 for Wheels of Hope-transportation for Cancer patients. www.cancer.ca/wheelsofhope Every Killer Dwarfs show ignites my 80’s metal spirits, taking us Driftin Back In Time, with sold out shows & fans standing shoulder to shoulder in a Union of Pride. They will be Coming Throughthe Rockpile once again in 2018 to unleash their Dirty Weapons.Hop on board Dwarf Nation at www.killerdwarfsband.com
October 19thsaw the stellar return of Alberta’s Esther Widmannto the Rock Pile presented by Sean Patrick Armstrong of Ghost and The Machine, along with an incredible list of musical talents. Toronto’s singer, song-writerJosh Gordonengaged us with his blues rock infused renditions of hits by Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top, Eric Clapton covers; check this treasure out at www.joshgordonmusic.ca
Vinyl Ambushbrought their A game, energizing the room with their stupendous originals, catching our Curiosity, while unleashing their Alien & rocking us with their most popular Let It Rain& Toxic, all the while introducing us to their newest Occupation& Spacehead. Keep up to snuff at https://vinylambush.wixsite.com/vinylambush
Esther Widmann’strio returned in headlining position, sharing her one-of-a-kind stimulating alternative sound chalked full of originals including her A Capella intro with identical originals off her set list from Oct. 7 performance. Blending in explosive versions of Holly McNarland’s Numb, Nine Inch Nails’ Closer, Jefferson Airplane’s White Rabbit & Placebo’s Running UpThat Hill covers. Emotions ran high with her solo encore as she carved an intimate version of London Grammar’s hit, If You Wait. Stay tuned to the newest music icon upon the horizon at www.estherwidmann.com