AFFILIATES

Forked River Brewing Company

Made in London, Ontario, Forked River Brewing Company is dedicated to delivering consistent, flavourful brews made with care in the traditional craftsman manner with all natural, quality ingredients. Three local, award-winning home-brewers, all University of Western graduates, have teamed up to bring the Forest City the beer it deserves.

Quai Du Vin Estate Winery

Roberto and his wife, Lisa, opened the doors of the winery in 1990 and welcome you to experience the flavours and bounty of Lake Erie's pastoral north shore. At Quai du Vin Estate Winery (pronounced "K dew vañ"), the focus is the established winemaking and retailing operation that feature and compliment the vineyard and the scenic location. Marketing and distribution are direct from our farm gate to your door, anywhere in Canada.

London Guitars

London Guitars is a boutique guitar and music experience staffed by veteran touring guitar technicians. Our team has worked with legendary players such as Jeff Healey, Tom Cochrane, Steven Page, and Ian Thornley, as well as touring with internationally renowned bands like The Barenaked Ladies, Kittie, Blu Bones and more. London Guitars specializes in new, custom & vintage guitars, amplifiers and accessories from the best brands on the market, like vintage classics from Fender & Gibson to ESP, Vox, Marshall, Washburn & more.

PA Shop Sales & Rentals

PA Shop Sales & Rentals stocks the best Pro Audio, Video, Stage Lighting, DJ Equipment, Live Performance, and Studio Recording brands in London, Ontario. They offer free shipping across Canada on orders over $ 99.00'*, expert customer service, a Price Match Guarantee, a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee, Member Benefits and Reward Points!

John Bellone's Musical Instruments

John Bellone's Musical Instruments is London Ontario's oldest rock shop, founded in 1964 by John Bellone Sr. Nearly 50 years later we are still the premier destination in the city for Guitars, Bass, Amps, Effects, Acoustic, Keyboards and Accessories. Trained as a violin maker in France, John Bellone Senior moved to Canada just as the great wave of rock music was sweeping the continent in the early 1960s. JB has continued the tradition of excellence, and as a result Bellone’s Music is still the only 100% family-owned and operated guitar shop in the region.

Charterhouse Studios

Charterhouse Studios is a professional recording facility in London Ontario run by Producer/Engineer/Mixer Aaron Murray (Baptized In Blood, Helix, Gotthard, The Used, Randy Bachman, The Salads). Based on the combination of years of producing & engineering experience and the best of both classic analog and leading edge digital equipment, when entering Charterhouse Studios artists can be certain that their musical visions will most definitely become sonic realities.

The London Musicians Association

The London Musicians Association is a member driven non-profit professional association comprised of approximately 300 musicians throughout Southwestern Ontario. It is dedicated to establishing and maintaining professional standards, ethics and fees in the music industry. Whether negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, or lobbying legislators, the AFM is committed to raising industry standards and placing the professional musicians in the foreground of the cultural landscape.

The Wood Shed Concert Series

Although we originally started in one, The Wood Shed Concert Series has since outgrown the wood shed. Now, we move around to different locations, spreading love, great music and the sharing the importance of community and awareness around childhood mental health. We live stream concerts, increasing band exposure and audience! Check us out on YouTube, The Wood Shed Concert Series.

GetSigned

For artists and producers, GetSigned.ca offers a unique service to that allows you to get your tracks that are ready for prime-time into the inboxes and playlists of the decision makers at today's most prominent independent and major music labels. You can easily maintain a library of your tracks, tagged just the way you like, along with an artist profile that will make it easy for the labels to find your tracks and sign them!

BSOTK

As the name implies, Both Sides of the Kit is a podcast that explores drumming from multiple perspectives. Issues surrounding drums and drummers will be approached through casual and informative interviews. BSOTK guests include a wide variety of drummers, but we will also talk to bar owners, booking agents, legal and medical professionals, other musicians, and anyone else who influences drummers...or is influenced by them! The goal is to talk to people who can provide insight into the “drumming lifestyle,” and share their answers and opinions with you.

TicketWindow.ca

TicketWindow is one of Canada’s fastest growing Ticket Agents, providing the option for online web sales, remote ticket sellers through retail outlet locations for instant tickets printed on the spot, and a call centre for a wide variety of clients no matter how small or large the event.

Brian Vollmer

The lead singer of Helix, Brian Vollmer is a vocal coach with a great deal of experience to share. Due to years of touring, Brian’s vocal cords were in rough shape by the late 80s. Later, he met a vocal coach, Ed Johnson, who taught him the techniques of Bel canto, helping to restore his voice to full strength. Now, in addition to running the Helix business, Brian Vollmer also currently teaches the classical vocal technique, Bel canto, in London, as well as performing classical music across Southern Ontario. He has given vocal lessons to numerous known musicians, including Mercedes Lander of the heavy metal band Kittie who also hail from London. BRIAN VOLLMER: TEACHING THE BEL CANTO TECHNIQUE www.brianvollmer.com Tired of getting sore throats when you sing? Wanna improve your range, control, tone, and extend your range? Learn a technique based on SCIENCE. I studied from Ed Johnson for over 30 years and have taught the Bel Canto technique since 1988. Some of my students include: 1.Tim Hicks (Canadian country star with several Top 10 hits) 2.Morgan and Mercedes Lander of KITTIE (Canada’s top female metal band, which has toured the world and sold over 1,000,000 albums) 3.Sarah Smith (London’s premiere female vocalist, songwriter, and performer) …and many more local singers from amateur to professional. Brian Vollmer has been the lead singer for the Canadian rock/metal act HELIX for 42 years: Www.planethelix.com For information and prices: Ph: 519 452 0565 Email: bvollm0656@rogers.com Lessons strictly one on one. Students must be 16 or older.

Greigg Fraser

Greigg Fraser is a guitarist/ songwriter from London Ontario Canada. His career has covered a number of aspects over the years including performing, session work, music instruction, producing, arranging, television work and composing. Greigg initiated a solo career concentrating on original instrumental guitar music which led to the release of his first album "Making Waves.” His debut album enjoyed strong support, air play and rave reviews not only on campus, rock and CBC stations across Canada but also in the U.S.A. and Europe. Greigg is proudly endorsed by Warrior Guitars in Rossville GA, and an active member of Ariella recording artists/band "Howzat."

Guy Miskelly

Guy Miskelly is a guitarist/guitar instructor from the London ON area. Guy started playing guitar at an early age and it wasn't long before he was performing for audiences. After graduating from high school in 1992, Guy attended Mohawk College in Hamilton Ontario studying jazz with some of Canada's finest musicians. Since graduating from Mohawk College in 1995 Guy has become an in demand guitar instructor with a clientele of 45 students per week. He is also made a name for himself as a freelance musician over the last 20 years performing with many different musical groups playing styles ranging from Country, Rock, Blues, Jazz and Classical.

London Bluesfest

Occurring in Harris Park on August 25, 26 and 27, London Bluesfest 2017 will feature several exciting local Blues acts. Connect with live music enthusiasts, enjoy the sweet sounds of Blues and soak up the sun at London Bluesfest 2017.

London Beatlesfest

A weekend wonderland for the Beatles fan of every age; this is also an event for the entire community! The London Beatles Festival will be held in Downtown London, Ontario September 8-10, 2017 for it's 2nd year. There will be events (trivia, karaoke, and others) in the weeks before as well. We welcome musicians and vendors to submit their information through our website. Prices and schedules for events will be posted as they are announced.

Jack Richardson London Music Awards

The JRMLA is London's grassroots organization dedicated to recognizing London's musicians and music industry. Jack Richardson was the first Hall of Fame inductee under the new banner in 2005, recognizing the long-time Londoner and legendary producer for his role in encouraging excellence in the local music scene and advocating for education in the field as a Fanshawe College professor. Excellence and education remain key goals for The Jacks as the awards continue to honour his name after his passing (1929-2011). The Jacks continue to oversee Hall of Fame inductions.

The London Music Office

The Music Industry Development Officer serves as the first point of contact for the music community. The Music Officer assists in providing guidance and the necessary steps to create live music events, attain proper licensing for music businesses and music related businesses. Many exciting initiatives are underway for music in London, led by the London Music Industry Development Officer and supported by the lead partners of the London Arts Council, the City's Culture Office, and Tourism London.

Indie Rocks

We are honored to be involved in this years 10th Anniversary Niagara Music Awards. We have been dubbed Ambassadors and will be doing our part to help ensure an amazing time with the amazing artists in the Niagara Region (Ontario Canada) We are kicking off the concerts this year in May bringing Eye Steal ( from Toronto) and Cyphier (from London) We are still working on this concert to ensure it is kicked off with a BANG! We are now getting involved with promotion packages! If you would like us to promote your shows and help build crowds contact us indierocks1@outlook.com Let's see what works for you and lets get things rolling NOW! We are working to make sure 2017 is THE YEAR for the scene. As are many other sites who share the same love for the independent musicians. There are tons of internet stations waiting for more music, many services waiting to sign more artists up for great things, and so much more. Here at indie-rocks.ca we have many many ideas in the air as we speak which will become reality this year. We encourage you to stop by the site, take your time looking through it and start sending your music/bio's and more to those waiting to help! Nothing lands in the lap of an Independent artist, we work, we work hard and we build our dreams through our passion and love of music. It's time to take that and share it with the world.

Schwartzentruber Music Services

Schwartzentruber Music Services 519 854-9966 Email: derek@schwartzmusic.ca Welcome to SCHWARTZENTRUBER Music Services, serving Southwestern Ontario since 2000. With over 20+ years DJ experience Derek & Tammie have built a talented and knowledgeable team of professional DJ’s to serve you for ANY occasion. Specializing in the wedding industry we also entertain Corporate Events, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Schools, Youth Dances, and Clubs as we were the BX93 night DJ for Cowboys for over 3 years. We are the official DJ of the Summerside Optimists, FC London and Calvary Youth Dances, Delaware Speedway and Legends Tavern. 2015 London Music Award Winner for Wedding/Formal Occasion DJ of the Year We also work with Bands and Clubs as Band Management, Booking Agent and Concert Promoter

Tee Hand Crafted Drum Sets

Drum Shell design and build, supplying to custom drum companies and DIY drum builders across the World (from a snare drum to a full kit). Specialising in ply shells to include Birch, Maple, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut and any combination of these materials. If you are looking to build a custom snare drum or a complete kit and would like more information, please email me to talk through your requirements (fittings also available to complete your project). alan@alantocknell-drums.com

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