Author Archive: JonHusar
Even though he's not Canadian in the strictest sense, Jon Husar spends a lot of his time with his adopted Canadian family (The Williams') mulling over what it means to be Canadian. Also, playing Canadian Trivial Pursuit. Originally from Virginia, he moved to Southeastern Michigan in 2000, he holds a great appreciation for his northern neighbors and the endless beauty of Canada, physically and culturally. He is currently studying journalism at Kalamazoo College, where he hopes to write on music for a living, eventually.
Toronto, Ontario – Alexisonfire, the St. Catharines-native metal group, brought the house down on their December 28th date at the Sound Academy for their official farewell tour. Originally, there was only supposed to be one show at the warehouse on the outskirts of downtown, but the original date sold out within minutes, bringing them to [...]
Even if you’re not from Canada, if you’re into the folk scene, then you have probably heard of Gordon Lightfoot. The highly decorated singer-songwriter has graced venues all over the world for over five decades, earning himself numerous accolades on his path to become a folk-rock legend.
Green was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1980. For you baseball fans, Green was named for the Philidelphia Phillies pitcher/manager of the same name following their 1980 World Series victory. Green played, toured, and recorded with two different bands for a span of six years, all while achieving platinum-certification with every record except for [...]
If you have become familiar with either the Canadian folk or hardcore scenes within the last ten years, then you have probably heard the name Dallas Green. Originally from St. Catharines, Ontario, Green was born on September 29, 1980. Named for the Phillies pitcher/manager after their 1980 World Series victory, Green led a relatively quiet [...]