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Friday, November 15, 2019

Music

The key to being folk royalty is to maintain the common touch

Tom Paxton is enjoying life on the road again. The folk icon thought about hanging up his touring shoes a few years ago, but...

This Canadian icon keeps Stompin’ along

Charles Thomas Connors may have passed away in 2013, but Stompin’ Tom lives on as an icon of Canadian country and folk music. His tunes,...

Music and story telling the traditional way

Hankering for a little Hank? Jonesing for George? Sticking to the Strait and narrow? You’ll probably find what you’re looking for this weekend at...

Folk series mixes it up for its 13th season

A new generation of folk performers are bringing a new generation of folk audiences into the fold. While still embracing the traditional sounds, The...

Friday the 13th a Lucky day in Maryhill

Having spent last weekend playing for festival audiences – he was up in Orillia for the Mariposa Folk Festival – Zachary Lucky is changing...

Kurk Bernard returns to Commercial Tavern for Friday show with Paul Weber

Featuring tunes by the likes of Merle Haggard, George Jones and Buck Owens, Friday night’s show at the Commercial Tavern can be called a...

A world of music now comes with a street full of food

Like the fortuitous Reese’s combo of chocolate and peanut butter, the sounds of the Our World Festival of Music will be joined by the...

Jackie Richardson gets In the Spirit

Jackie Richardson won’t be alone when she takes to the stage Saturday night at the Registry Theatre. Beyond the four-piece band, she’ll be accompanied...

JUST POSTED

Hoffer, Donald (Donnie) Lavern

Passed away peacefully at his home in Elmira on Tuesday, November...

Coultes, Kenneth B.

Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday, November...

Winfield, George Robert

Peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Freeport Campus...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Maryhill Halloween

This year was the first time that the Maryhill Historical Society was giving out treats at...

A Visible Reminder

Remembrance Day ceremonies were held Nov. 10 at the Elmira cenotaph following a...

Winter weather hits the roads

Two people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle collision near 7142...

Snow-clearing crews put to an early test in the townships

Monday brought more than just Remembrance Day, as snow-clearing crews in Woolwich and Wellesley townships were pressed...