48 Ontario Street

Glenn Smith Digs the Blues

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Glenn Smith shares his memories of ‘the Legion’ at 48 Ontario Street during a live interview with Martin de Groot shot at the Commons Studio.  Back in 1986 he began a new venture as a concert promoter, introducing an impressive rotation of blues talent to a receptive local audience.  Revisit our walk-about in February HERE

Legendary performances and Sold-Out shows at the Legion Dance Hall animate the story of Kitchener’s love affair with the Blues

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48 Ontario Street, an unassuming treasure nestled in Kitchener’s downtown technology cluster is the site of the 5th annual CSC Student Design Competition

Press Release Here

The winners of this year’s Design Challenge will be announced during the annual Grand Valley Chapter Connections Café on Wednesday, May 16th in the Atrium at Catalyst137 

Glenn – so appreciate the interview and your endorsement of the competition, but thank you most of all for the many years of gutsy investment in live music.  You’re the real deal.

Hope to see those posters someday!

Stroll through the K-Town Blues Garden:

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Magic Slim & The Teardrops

Robert Cray

The Nighthawks

Albert Collins

Buddy Guy

Koko Taylor

Walter Wolfman Washington

Jimmie Vaughan

Kim Wilson & The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Colin James

Chicago Pete

Lazy Lester

King Biscuit Boy

Big Twist & the Mellow Fellow



 

 

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