Posts Tagged ‘chatham’


The Plainsmen Circa 1974

September 23, 2016

The Plainsmen, Circa 1974

Band: The Plainsmen
Home: Chatham Ontario
Circa: 1974
Genre: Country/rock covers.

(Left to right in photo)
Gary Lecoq – bass
Ken Souligny – lead singer
Lew Culver – drums
Gary Mortier – Guitar (not in pic)

Notes: The Plainsmen started in the Aberdeen Hotel around 1972. Lew quite playing around 1976 and the band continued on for roughly two to three more years before folding.
They began as the house band at the Aberdeen and finished at the Tecumseh Hotel.



Practically Hip live in Chatham

September 20, 2016

Details Below

* North America’s best ‘Hip’ Tribute since ’97 is coming to Chatham.

Special Event
* Practically Hip (A Tribute To The Tragically Hip)
* Saturday December 3rd 2016
* At: Bar Out Back (160 Keil Drive, Behind Swiss Chalet)
* 10-2am (Show starts at 10:30pm)

*Tickets $10 advance/ $15 at door.
Available at Bar Out Back starting Oct. 1st.

* Live Sound by Tony’s One Stop Music Shoppe
* Presented by the Chatham Music Archive

  • The Practically Hip have not played Chatham (EightBall) in roughly 20 years. The band has been running since 1997, mainly around the Toronto area & north of it. We are excited  to bring the tribute band to you,  as we celebrate the ‘Hips’ music in its most powerful state… live!



Hundred Proof – 2016 Demos

September 18, 2016

Band: Hundred Proof
Release: Singled Out Vol.1
Year: 2016 (April 28th)
Genre: Hardcore/Punk
Home: Chatham

Tracks (Singled Out Vol.1)
1. Done & Dusted
2. C-Town Shuffle
3. Betray (Minor Threat Cover)

Adam LeDrew – Vox
Troy Fraser – Guitar
Lee Resistant – Bass
Alex Hill – drums

Notes: Recorded April 2016 in Al’s Basement by Lee Resistant.

Download/Preview link here.
* Facebook Link here.



Chatham Police Boys Band 1952

September 4, 2016



Band: Chatham Police Boys band
Year: 1952
Home: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Formed: 1945 by Chief Constable C. E. Bagnall

* View larger pic here.




Van Doxslater 2016

September 3, 2016

Band: Van Doxslater
Home: Chatham-Kent
Year: 2016
Genre: Rock cover band

Members (3):

Facebook link here.
Youtube link here.




September 2, 2016

Artist: conVINCEing
What: Solo Acoustic Act
Home: Chatham Ontario, Canada.
Genre: 80’s, Classic Rock, Pop & Country covers.
Year: 2016
Formed: May 2016

Vince Stall – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar.

Notes: You can catch Vince live in Chatham at such venues as The Elephant’s Nest, Frendz, The Galley Grille Pub (Erieau), The Links of Kent, & Eau Buoys (Erieau)





Sams Percolator Chatham

May 10, 2016

Venue: Sam’s Percolator
Year: 2016
Where: 87 Thames St, Chatham-Kent, ON
Type: Coffee Shop/Bar/ Restaurant.
Opened: Late June 2014.

Note: A tiny but vibrant place, a one of a kind for Chatham.
As of late, Sam’s has been having acoustic performers (mostly solo) every other Saturday night, from 8:30-10:30pm. Although 25 people fill the place, it is actually the perfect amount to make it an enjoyable & engaging evening to start your night off.
Handmade espresso + Craft Beer & Wine + Fresh baked desserts + Free Wi-Fi


Acoustic events so far 2016:
* May 5th – Dave Richie (Acoustic)
* April 30 – Brennan Dube (Acoustic)
* April 2 – Jesse Verleye, Kyle Jubenville & Shawn Beaulieu (Acoustic)
* March 17 – Dwayne Boismier (Acoustic)
* March 5 – Glenn Smith (Acoustic)
* Feb 20 – Dave Richie (Acoustic)