Tag Archive: JUNO AWARD

Look who’s coming to play the Civic Centre this year!

We’re so excited by the upcoming Live Kicks season in the Golden Civic Centre! It’s a blockbuster season and KHC is so happy that we were able to attract such a diverse season of performances this year. Click on the montage and take a sneak peek now. Stay tuned over the next few weeks for full depth artist…

Summer Kicks season announced!

Elizabeth Shepherd three time Juno nominee Nov. 21

“Motherhood changes you fundamentally, your perspective on life, the world and your role in it. I now feel there is no way other way to create than from a place of absolute sincerity and certainty. We each have a voice, and I finally believe in the uniqueness of my own. If I die tomorrow, I can…

Interview with James Hill – Coming to Golden Thursday Sept 25

Bill Usher writes… James Hill was in Seattle last Sunday getting ready for a concert that evening and we had a chance to connect by phone and record this interview. James reflects on how far the ukulele has taken him playing concerts and teaching all over the US, Canada, France and as far away as New Zealand. James’…

Unveiling our 2014/15 Live Kicks Season

KHC’s creative director, Bill Usher writes: I’m often asked “who books the shows?” and the answer is “I do.” If you’re interested in how this all comes together, I wrote a blog post a couple of years ago exploring the process. Living where we live and without the resources of bigger population centres, we all know that…

Snow King’s MasqueParade Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, 2014

Our Snow King’s MasqueParade planning group of volunteers came together last week to start planning for the 8th annual February’s MasqueParade festival on the weekend of Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. And this year’s theme  is “Fiesta del Corazón”. Loosely translated as “Party of the Heart” or “Party for the Heart” … or as some wag suggested “party-hearty”,…

Did you not grow up listening to The Band?

KHC’s artistic director, Bill Usher writes: There’s many in our Live Kicks audience – of a certain age – who experienced The Band’s music first hand in concert or on the radio during our youth. For many, The Band epitomized the rural, back-to-the-land  ethos of the time – especially on those nights you came into…

LIVE Kicks 13/14 Season – line-up announced!

Want to get a look at what’s coming up in our 13/14 LIVE Kicks season? Running September through April 2014, we have 11 performances booked so far. First up is fan favourites BRICKHOUSE from Vancouver with Holly & Jon (Nelson) opening on Friday night, Sept. 20. Tickets go on sale right after Labour Day at…

Photos & thank you’s from Bruce Cockburn sold out show at the Golden Civic Centre

Well we had more than our share of excitement at the Bruce Cockburn concert last Friday night Aug. 16 in the Golden Civic Centre. Seems, we had left a door open off the backstage and the haze mist for the lights was slipping it’s way into the downstairs green room and dressing rooms and before…

DAVID BRAID concert review in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald

Braid’s jazz complex, surprising July 10, 2012 – 3:16am BY STEPHEN PEDERSEN   A few years ago, much taken with the music endlessly pouring out of pianist David Braid’s chaotic musical imagination through his fingertips, I said that if Mozart played jazz he’d be David Braid. I have to widen that description after his solo appearance…

Tag Archive: JUNO AWARD

Look who’s coming to play the Civic Centre this year!

We’re so excited by the upcoming Live Kicks season in the Golden Civic Centre! It’s a blockbuster season and KHC is so happy that we were able to attract such a diverse season of performances this year. Click on the montage and take a sneak peek now. Stay tuned over the next few weeks for full depth artist…

Summer Kicks season announced!

Elizabeth Shepherd three time Juno nominee Nov. 21

“Motherhood changes you fundamentally, your perspective on life, the world and your role in it. I now feel there is no way other way to create than from a place of absolute sincerity and certainty. We each have a voice, and I finally believe in the uniqueness of my own. If I die tomorrow, I can…

Interview with James Hill – Coming to Golden Thursday Sept 25

Bill Usher writes… James Hill was in Seattle last Sunday getting ready for a concert that evening and we had a chance to connect by phone and record this interview. James reflects on how far the ukulele has taken him playing concerts and teaching all over the US, Canada, France and as far away as New Zealand. James’…

Unveiling our 2014/15 Live Kicks Season

KHC’s creative director, Bill Usher writes: I’m often asked “who books the shows?” and the answer is “I do.” If you’re interested in how this all comes together, I wrote a blog post a couple of years ago exploring the process. Living where we live and without the resources of bigger population centres, we all know that…

Snow King’s MasqueParade Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, 2014

Our Snow King’s MasqueParade planning group of volunteers came together last week to start planning for the 8th annual February’s MasqueParade festival on the weekend of Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. And this year’s theme  is “Fiesta del Corazón”. Loosely translated as “Party of the Heart” or “Party for the Heart” … or as some wag suggested “party-hearty”,…

Did you not grow up listening to The Band?

KHC’s artistic director, Bill Usher writes: There’s many in our Live Kicks audience – of a certain age – who experienced The Band’s music first hand in concert or on the radio during our youth. For many, The Band epitomized the rural, back-to-the-land  ethos of the time – especially on those nights you came into…

LIVE Kicks 13/14 Season – line-up announced!

Want to get a look at what’s coming up in our 13/14 LIVE Kicks season? Running September through April 2014, we have 11 performances booked so far. First up is fan favourites BRICKHOUSE from Vancouver with Holly & Jon (Nelson) opening on Friday night, Sept. 20. Tickets go on sale right after Labour Day at…

Photos & thank you’s from Bruce Cockburn sold out show at the Golden Civic Centre

Well we had more than our share of excitement at the Bruce Cockburn concert last Friday night Aug. 16 in the Golden Civic Centre. Seems, we had left a door open off the backstage and the haze mist for the lights was slipping it’s way into the downstairs green room and dressing rooms and before…

DAVID BRAID concert review in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald

Braid’s jazz complex, surprising July 10, 2012 – 3:16am BY STEPHEN PEDERSEN   A few years ago, much taken with the music endlessly pouring out of pianist David Braid’s chaotic musical imagination through his fingertips, I said that if Mozart played jazz he’d be David Braid. I have to widen that description after his solo appearance…