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Ken Ramm
SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING ARTIST KEN RAMM/EUPHORIA, THE PROGENITOR OF 'GUITRONICA' & THE BRAINCHILD BEHIND LANDMARK RECORDINGS SUCH AS 'DELIRIUM ' & MANY OTHER SONG GEMS, RECENTLY VISITED SONY'S CANADIAN HQ'S IN TORONTO, WHERE KEN GOT THE GRAND TOUR OF THEIR SYNERGISTIC BAYVIEW OFFICES/STUDIOS. EUPHORIA'S NEWEST ALBUM 'E4 - THE VOCAL ALBUM ' & 'E4 - THE INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM ' TO BE DIGITALLY RELEASED INTERNATIONALLY VIA AWAL DISTRIBUTION, AUGUST 5/13. (L-R: JANET BAKER (DIR. - ADMINISTRATION/SYNCHRONIZATION), KEN RAMM/EUPHORIA, MISHELLE PACK (ASS'T MGR - SYNCHRONIZATION/FILM & TV/DIGITAL MEDIA), DAVID QUILICO (VP - CREATIVE). (PIC: BOBBY GALE)
The Coalition promo tour

VANCOUVER MODERN ROCK TRIO, THE COALITION (ARC OF THE UNIVERSE) HIT ONTARIO FROZEN GROUND RUNNING, RACKING UP MORE THAN 2000KMS OVER 4 DAYS! THEY MADE POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS AT SOME OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST LISTENED TO ROCK OUTLETS. (UPPER LEFT>> CLOCKWISE) CUTTING LINERS @ ROCK95 BARRIE … INTERVIEW/PERFORMANCE TAPING @ FM96 LONDON … LIVE PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW DURING DRIVE ON THE WOLF PETERBOROUGH … PERFORMANCE & INTERVIEW TAPING @ K-ROCK KINGSTON ... LIVE PERFORMANCE FOR 977 CHOM FM & ASTRAL RADIO MONTREAL STAFF, CONCLUDING IN OTTAWA WITH AN INTERVIEW ON DAWG FM, AS THEIR SOLID DEBUT SINGLE "WHERE I'M FROM" HAS JUST DEBUTED @ 19 (!!!) ON DAWG'S WEEKLY TOP20 COUNTDOWN (SATURDAYS @ 5P)!

The Coalition web site

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STREETHEART'S ICONIC LEAD SINGER KENNY SHIELDS W/ VETERAN GUITARIST/PRODUCER JEFF NEILL KICKED OFF A RADIO TOUR OF SOLO PERFORMANCES & INTERVIEWS IN ST. CATHARINES IN SUPPORT OF HIS CURRENT ACTIVE ROCK CHART HIT, ANGIE. YES, THAT ANGIE, FROM THE JAGGER/RICHARDS CANNON OF CLASSICS, & AS MANY HAVE ALREADY ENTHUSIASTICALLY NOTED, HAS MADE ANGIE A MODERN CLASSIC OF HIS OWN. THE RADIO TOUR ALSO INCLUDES KEY VISITS IN KITCHENER, LONDON, WINGHAM, PETERBOROUGH, KINGSTON, OTTAWA, BELLEVILLE & TORONTO. KENNY & JEFF TOOK A MOMENT TO SAY CHEESE AFTER WOWING HTZ-FM BD BRUCE GILBERT & ABD/MD PAUL MORRIS IN THE LEGENDARY (HAUNTED!) HOUSE OF ROCK WITH AN ACOUSTIC ANGIE. (YOUTUBE).(NOV. 27/12)(PIC: BG)

Kenny Shields and Streetheart web site

Alex at OZ-FM

www.ALEXCICCONE.com KICKED OFF HIS ATLANTIC RADIO TOUR IN ST. JOHN'S, NFLD BY PAYING A VISIT TO HOT AC CHART REPORTER\HERITAGE OUTLET OZ-FM (WHO RECENTLY ADDED ALEX' "CHANGE "!) WHILE AT OZ, HE WAS GIVEN THE FULL TOUR OF THE VENERABLE RADIO/TV/PRINT MEDIA OPERATION BY PD/MD ERNST ROLLMAN. ALEX WAS THEN INTERVIEWED BY DRIVEHOME PERSONALITY STEPHEN LETHBRIDGE WHO GAVE AWAY LTD. EDITION MERCH LIVE ON AIR WHILE SPINNING "CHANGE ". LOTS OF TWITTER'ING FOLLOWED! (PIC: BOBBY GALE)(AUGUST 27/12)

Alex Ciccone
WWW.ALEXCICCONE.COM KICKED OFF A WHIRLWIND PROMO TOUR OF ONTARIO IN SUDBURY, CLOCKING OVER 1000 KIMS THE FIRST DAY OF VISITS TO ALL POINTS NORTH OF HOGTOWN! THEN HEADED WEST FOR MORE RADIO VISITS & INTERVIEWS, A HIGHLIGHT OF WHICH INCLUDED A LIVE STINT ON ASTRAL LONDON'S HOT AC CHART REPORTER WWW.975EZROCK.COM, WITH TEMP MORNING HOSTS GARY (GRIVICH) & KELLY (PETER) @ 8:05A EDT, WHERE THEY FEATURED ALEX' DEBUT SINGLE, "CHANGE " (REFERRING TO IT AS "EPIC"). SOON AFTER, THEY POSTED THE SINGLE & INTERVIEW ON THEIR WEBSITE. (AUGUST 1/12) (PIC: BOBBY GALE)
James Cohen in London
SOCCERMOM RECORDING ARTIST JAMES COHEN & THE PRAIRIE ROOTS ROCKERS CONCLUDED A MINI TOUR OF ONTARIO @ LONDON'S QUAINT BUT ROCKIN' VENUE, THE NITE OWL JUNE 14TH. THE TOUR'S SPECIAL GUEST OPENER KATLINA (& THE GRACIOUS) JOINED JAMES & THE PRR FOR A ROUSING CLOSING NUMBER & WOWED THE AUDIENCE. THE ADDITIONAL AIRPLAY BUZZ SURROUNDING THE TOUR DATES ROCKETED JAMES' DEBUT HIT "SO LONG SWEET DECEPTION" BACK INTO THE MEDIABASE ROCK TOP 35! (PIC: BOBBY GALE)
Frazer May visit
RESOLUTE, THANKS TO WINNING THE PRESTIGIOUS JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST (POP CATEGORY), HIS GROWING POPULARITY DURING CMW, NOT TO MENTION RECENT CHART INROADS NATIONALLY WITH HIS DEBUT RADIO HIT "WALK OF SHAME", FRAZER KICKED OFF HIS LATEST EASTERN PROMO BLAST IN TORONTO MAKING THE ROUNDS, AND MORE NEW RADIO FRIENDS IN DOING SO. WARM RECEPTIONS AT PROUD FM, Z1035/EVANOV HQ'S, 104.5 CHUM-FM, FLOW935 & VIRGIN RADIO 999. (PICS: BOBBY GALE) (MAY 7/12)
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SOCCERMOM RECORDING ARTIST CODY GAMRACY WAS IN VANCOUVER & THE B.C. VICINITY MONDAY / TUESDAY (AND HEADING EAST) MAKING KEY RADIO STOPS; IT INCLUDED A VISIT TO 99.3 THE FOX, WHERE CODY INTRODUCED MD CORY PRICE (LEFT) AND "INDIE NIGHT IN CANADA" HOST TODD HANCOCK (FAR RIGHT) TO HIS RECENT ALBUM "WHERE IS THE GROUND?", WHICH FEATURES HIS CURRENT RISING CHART SINGLE "SOCK PUPPETS". (APRIL 23/12)(PIC: BOBBY GALE)
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FRAZER WAS A BLAZIN' ACROSS SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO OF LATE, MAKING SELECTIVE RADIO STOPS WHEREVER POSSIBLE...WARMLY RECEIVED @ THE BEAT 915 KITCHENER, KOOL FM WATERLOO, EZ ROCK LONDON ,FRESH FM LONDON ET AL. WHILE AT FRESH, FRAZE' RUBBED SHOULDERS WITH VARIOUS CORUS STAFFERS, WHILE MAKING FRIENDS WITH FRESH AIR PERSONALITY/AMD TONI ROSS, WHO IS INTENT TO SPOTLIGHT FRAZER'S RISING CHART HIT, "WALK OF SHAME" AS "BUBBLING UNDER" ON THEIR COUNTDOWN. (APRIL 19/12)(PIC: BOBBY GALE)
Jason Plumb
SOCCERMOM RECORDS JASON PLUMB (& THE WILLING) HIT THE GROUND RUNNING IN BEAUTIFUL B.C. IN SUPPORT OF HIS NEW ALBUM, "ALL IS MORE THAN BOTH", AND HIS FIRST OFFERING TO RADIO, "LOSIN'" (FEATURING ALEX LIFESON & ED ROBERTSON). KICKING OFF WITH A LIVE MIDDAY PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW ON 99.3 FM THE FOX VANCOUVER, HE THEN POPPED BY THE PEAK, THEN FERRY'ED OVER TO VICTORIA TO SHARE TIME WITH HIS PALS @ THE Q/THE ZONE ... HE EVEN STOPPED TO SELL DISCS (YES, MORE THAN ONE!) TO AN ADORING FAN @ THE CANOE BREW PUB!(PICS: BOBBY GALE)(APRIL 9/12)
Frazer at CMW 2012
FRAZER SHOWING OFF HIS FUN SIDE AT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 2012! FRAZ' CROSSED PATHS WITH A PLETHORA OF PROGRAMMERS & TALENT, OFFERING POINTERS ON (HIS 1ST NATIONALLY CHARTED TOP 40 HIT) THE "WALK OF SHAME"! LOL (PICS: BOBBY GALE)(MARCH 21-23)
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NEVER "LOSIN' " THE OPPORTUNITY TO CIRCULATE AND RAISE BUZZ FOR HIS ARTISTRY (AND HIS NEW SINGLE LOSIN' VIA DMDS MARCH 5/12!) FORMER WALTONS FRONTMAN & SOCCERMOM RECORDING ARTIST JASON PLUMB MOTORED ACROSS ONTARIO/QUEBEC HITTING ROCK RADIO THIS PAST WEEK, SHARING PERFORMANCES, INTERVIEWS & ANECDOTES WITH VARIOUS PROGRAMMERS. CHALKED UP 2500 KMS IN 4 DAYS! SEEN ABOVE, JASON W/ DOUG BINGLEY & DAVE CARR/ROCK95 BARRIE, STEVE KASSAY/949 THE ROCK OSHAWA, DON MITCHELL/102.1 THE EDGE TORONTO, JIM MCCOURTIE & CHUCK EVANS/Y108 HAMIILTON, MATT MCNEILL/K106 SARNIA, PICARD/977 CHOM FM MONTREAL, JACQUIE BECKETT/K-ROCK KINGSTON & PATRICK BINETTE/STINGRAY-GALAXIE ROCK/ROCK ALTERNATIVE MONTREAL. (MARCH 5-8, 2012) (PICS: BOBBY GALE)
Bobby Gale speaks at Songposium 2012
PLUG MUSIC'S "PITBULL OF PROMOTION " BOBBY GALE MADE A RARE APPEARANCE RECENTLY, ACCEPTING AN INVITATION TO BE ONE OF 3 KEY SPEAKERS AT THE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION OF CANADA'S "SONGPOSIUM 2012" IN TORONTO. FOLLOWING BG'S ADDRESS & Q&A WITH ATTENDEES (WHICH INCLUDED AUDIENCES ON-LINE IN HALIFAX & WINNIPEG), THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA HOSTED EVENT WAS FOLLOWED BY A DEMO SESH' WHICH BG SHARED WITH A PANEL OF INDUSTRY CELEBRITIES. (L-R: SUZIE MCNEIL, AYAH, BRIAN THOMPSON & BG)
(JANUARY 28, 2012)
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SOCCERMOM RECORDING ARTIST JAMES COHEN TRAILBLAZED THRU ONTARIO, RACKING UP OVER 2000 KMS IN LESS THAN 4 DAYS! HOWEVER, THE WARM RECEPTION HE RECEIVED FROM ACTIVE/ALTERNATIVE ROCK RADIO POWERBROKERS WAS POSITIVE IF NOT HEARTFELT. LEAD SINGLE, "SO LONG SWEET DECEPTION" (RMX/EDIT) HAS BEEN WIDELY MET WITH A "THUMB'S UP" RECEPTION OUT OF THE GATE.
jason plumb
JASON PLUMB MADE THE TREK ACROSS WESTERN CANADA WITH GREAT RADIO VISITS IN VICTORIA, VANCOUVER, KELOWNA, CALGARY, RED DEER, EDMONTON, WINDING DOWN IN HIS CURRENT HOME BASE OF REGINA. HE WENT LIVE IN THE DRIVE HOME WITH MY92 PD/AIR ACE GREG MORGAN, WHERE JP'S CURRENT HIT, "UNDER & OVER" WAS SPOTLIGHTED & COPIES OF THE SOCCERMOM RECORDS DVD/CD PKG IT WAS CULLED FROM WERE GIVEN AWAY. (NOV. 4/11) (PIC: BOBBY GALE)
Bobby Gale with Chris Spedding

BG, GRATEFUL GUEST TO BF @ THE ONLY CANADIAN STOP (CASINO [PYJAMA] RAMA) ON THE NORTH AMERICAN LEG OF THE 'OLYMPIA' TOUR ... RUBBED SHOULDERS (LITERALLY) BACKSTAGE WITH BRYAN'S LONGTIME GUITAR HERO, THE ESTEEMED & TRULY LEGENDARY CHRIS SPEDDING. (OCTOBER 8/11)
(PHOTO: REBECCA TRAVIS / BF'S TOUR MGR)

Bobby Gale, Tommy James, Andy Kim

"I THINK WE'RE ALONE (TOGETHER) NOW"

BOBBY GALE WAXING NOSTALGIC (IN AWE!) W/ LIVING MUSIC LEGENDS TOMMY JAMES & ANDY KIM, PICTURED BACKSTAGE @ THE CNE BANDSHELL (SEPTEMBER 3, 2011 - 8:11PM EDT)

Bobby Gale with Tim Robbins
OSCAR WINNING ACTOR/DIRECTOR/RIGHTS ACTIVIST TIM ROBBINS IS NOW FULLY EXPLORING HIS MUSICAL ALTER EGO WITH THE ROGUE GALLERY BAND AND THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ON www.429records.com. TIM IS PICTURED HERE WITH BG FOLLOWING A ROUSING ENCORE @ THE MOD CLUB IN TORONTO. YES, TALL, CHARMING, THE PERFECT GENT & COMPELLING PERFORMER. (AUGUST 2/11)
UGO at HOT899
JUNO/CRMA NOMINEES U.G.O. CREW BLEW INTO THE NATION'S CAPITAL LAST WEEK TO VISIT THE CITY'S MOST LISTENED-TO POP STATION, (TOP 40) HOT899. THEY WERE WARMLY GREETED & INTERVIEWED BY MD/ON AIR PERSONALITY AMY "RACE" BALLARD & BY AIR PERSONALITY KENNY B., WHO WERE BOTH INTENT TO SPIN THEIR HOT NEW SINGLE, "SUGA BABY" FEATURING DANNY FERNANDES. (L-R): UGO'S STEVANO, HOT'S RACE, UGO'S DJ KARINA, PLUG'S BG, UGO'S JOHNNY GUITAR AND (KNEELING) HOT'S KENNY B. (PHOTO: SINEREH SOLEIMANI)(MARCH 23/11)
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VANCOUVER BASED ALT ROCKER'S A FISH CALLED PIRANHA SWAM THRU ONTARIO RADIO OUTLETS THIS PAST WEEK, CIRCULATING AROUND TORONTO, AND THEN WEST AS FAR AS SARNIA, AND EAST AS FAR AS OTTAWA ... LOTS OF INTERVIEWS AND FEROCIOUS ONE ON ONE'S (LOL) . AFCP' MAINMAN "KWONG" PICTURED ABOVE FOLLOWING AN XPLOREMUSIC PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW TAPING AT CORUS HQ'S (T-DOT) WITH RADIO LEGEND & HUMAN ENCYCLOPEDIA ALAN CROSS. (OCTOBER 25/10) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
galaxie
SIX SHOOTER RECORDING ARTIST MELISSA MCCLELLAND (WITH STELLAR ACCOMPANIMENT BY LUKE DOUCET) DESCENDED ON THE HISTORIC 'OLD MONTREAL' OFFICES OF STINGRAY/GALAXIE TO PERFORM FOR A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE OF STAFFERS & FORMAT MDS. IT WAS NOTED THAT THIS WAS THE VERY FIRST PERFORMANCE EVER GIVEN (AND THE BEGINNING OF MORE TO COME) IN THIS INTIMATE WORKPLACE SETTING. (L-R:) GALAXIE MD GREG TORRINGTON, MM, GALAXIE MD HENRY VAN DEN HOOGEN, STINGRAY/GALAXIE OM/MD MIKE GUINTA, LD, & GALAXIE MD PATRICK BINETTE. (AUGUST 16/10)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
shaharah
MONTREAL BASED URBAN POP STAR SHAHARAH BLASTED THROUGH ATLANTIC CANADA RECENTLY AND STOPPED IN TO GET FRIENDLY AT HALIFAX TOP40 Z103.5. (L-R: Z PD ROB JOHNSON, SHAHARAH & Z MD/AIR PERSONALITY JEREMY SLATTERY AKA DJ NOLUV. (AUGUST 9/10)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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18 YEAR OLD ALBERTA BASED SINGER-SONGWRITER ALANNA CLARKE'S SERIES OF SONGWRITING SESSIONS & REGIONAL RADIO PERFORMANCES/INTERVIEWS (OTTAWA/KINGSTON/BELLEVILLE/TORONTO) CULMINATED WITH HER GUEST APPEARANCE @ THE MUCHMUSIC PREMIERE OF THE NEW DEGRASSI MOVIE; THE SOUNDTRACK FEATURES "FINE LINE " FROM HER NEW EP "WILD ROSE ". PICTURED (L-R): DEGRASSI STAR SHANE KIPPEL, ALANNA, DEGRASSI STARS MIRIAM MCDONALD & CHARLOTTE ARNOLD. (JULY 16/10) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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SIX SHOOTER RECORDING ARTISTS LUKE DOUCET & MELISSA MCCLELLAND, CURRENTLY TOURING NORTH AMERICA AS PIVOTAL MEMBERS OF SARAH MCLACHLAN'S GROUP (ON THE RETURN OF LILITH FAIR), TOOK TIME OUT PRIOR TO A CANADA DAY CONCERT IN VANCOUVER TO VISIT SEVERAL RADIO OUTLETS IN THE AREA, INCLUDING FERRYING TO VICTORIA FOR AN UNPLUGGED PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW @ THE ZONE. (PICTURED L-R): THE ZONE MD DAVE SAWCHUK, LUKE DOUCET & MELISSA MCCLELLAND. (JUNE 30/10) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
Alanna
ALBERTA BASED "EMERGING ARTIST" ALANNA CLARKE VISITED CHUM RADIO EDMONTON/THE BOUNCE & RUBBED SHOULDERS (LITERALLY!)
WITH THIS TOP40'S NEWEST PD ANDY WINFORD & MD CORY BALASHTO INTRODUCE HER NEW EP, "WILD ROSE" (OUT JUNE 4TH ON iTUNES!) & CURRENT SINGLE, "BEDROOM WINDOW". (JUNE 2/10)(PIC: BOBBY GALE)
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SIX SHOOTER RECORDING ARTIST LUKE DOUCET STOPPED BY XM CANADA HQ'S IN TORONTO FOR A LIVE PERFORMANCE TAPING (OF HIS LATEST SINGLE "BALLAD OF IAN CURTIS") & INTERVIEW WITH XM87/THE VERGE'S JEFF LEAKE; TO BE AIRED JUNE 6/10 ONWARD (AS PART OF "THE GROCERY LIST").(MAY 25/10)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
Shaharah and Stanton
MONTREAL BASED URBAN SOUL SONGSTRESS SHAHARAH TOUCHED DOWN IN VANCOUVER TUESDAY (MAY 18) AND ENDED A WHIRLWIND SCHEDULE WITH (ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO'S) CHARMING PD & AVID ROCK CLIMBER RONNIE STANTON/VIRGIN RADIO.
(PHOTO: RICK LOURENSSE)
Shaharah with Rudy Blair

MONTREAL'S SOUL POP SONGSTRESS, SHAHARAH KICKED OFF HER ONTARIO PROMO BLAST (MONDAY, MARCH 22) @ ROGERS RADIO HEADQUARTERS TORONTO AND SAT OPPOSITE 680NEWS ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER (THE DEBONAIR) RUDY BLAIR, FOR AN UPCOMING FEATURE SEGMENT ON ONE OF CANADA'S MOST LISTENED TO RADIO STATIONS. SHE WAS FLANKED BY HER BRILLIANT OMNIPRESENT VIDEOGRAPHY TEAM, (BRIAN & ALEXIS) WHO ARE NOT ONLY DOCUMENTING HER RISE TO POPULARITY THRU VARIOUS DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES, BUT ALSO SHOT HER TASTEFUL, "OUT OF THE BOX ADDED @ MUCH" MUSIC VIDEO. (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)

Lola

LOLA SPRIGGS, WHOSE CURRENT HIT, "NOBODY BUT YOU" HAS JUST SHOT UP TO 19 BULLET IN THE U.S., ATTENDED CMW2010 OF LATE AND SAT WITH A WEALTH OF INDUSTRY VIP'S, INCLUDING LEGENDARY RADIO/MEDIA CONSULTANT & GURU, MIKE MCVAY (MCVAY MEDIA), WHO IS NOW QUOTED AS SAYING, 'SHE'S A GENUINE TALENT ... I AM IMPRESSED.' (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)(MARCH 13, 2010)

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MONTREAL'S SHAHARAH, WHOSE DEBUT SINGLE/VIDEO, "NO TURNING BACK" SCORED IMMEDIATE CROSS CANADA PLAY ON 3 GALAXIE CHANNELS (INCLUDING HITLIST!) & MUCHMORE/MUCHVIBE, RESPECTIVELY, WAS (LITERALLY!) RUBBING SHOULDERS @ CMW2010 WITH SOME OF RADIO'S MOST SERIOUS POWERBROKERS, INCLUDING ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO'S AFFABLE EXECUTIVE VP OF CONTENT, ROB FARINA. (BAD PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)(MARCH 11/10)
Lola Spriggs at Q97.5
LOLA SPRIGGS STOPPED BY THE ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO STUDIOS OF HERITAGE AC Q97.5 LONDON TO INTRODUCE HER KIND SELF & NEW SINGLE "NOBODY BUT YOU" WHICH IMPACTS SOUTH OF THE BORDER WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8/10. (L-R: Q97.5'S MIDDAY HOST CATHERINE MCCUTCHEON, LOLA & Q97.5 PD/OM BARRY "SMITTY" SMITH)(FEB. 5, 2010) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
Melissa Rodriguez at Niagara CKEY
MELISSA RODRIGUEZ CONTINUED HER NATIONAL ROUND OF RADIO VISITS THIS WEEK BY STOPPING INTO NIAGARA FALLS TOP40 Z101 (CKEY FM) AND VERY INNOCENTLY CHARMED PD DAVE UNIVERSAL & MD/AIR PERSONALITY COREY MOTTLEY. LET'S JUST SAY, THEY HAD "DIAMONDS" IN THEIR EYEZ BY THE TIME SHE DEPARTED. (LOL) THEY THEN SPUN MELISSA'S BUDDING HIT "DIAMONDS" (FEB. 2 @ 3:45P) IN DRIVE TIME!!

(L-R: Z101'S COREY MOTTLEY, MELISSA RODRIGUEZ & Z101'S DAVE UNIVERSAL) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)

Melissa Rodriguez at The WAVE
MELISSA RODRIGUEZ BLAZED THRU ATLANTIC CANADA THIS WEEK (JANUARY 17-21, 2010) SCORING "DIAMONDS" AIRPLAY W/ INTERVIEWS @ Z103.5 HALIFAX, CAPITAL FM FREDERICTON, K945 MONCTON & THE WAVE SAINT JOHN! WAVE EVENING HOST JOSH MCLELLAN (PICTURED ABOVE W/ MELISSA) NOTED THAT "DIAMONDS" GARNERED ALL BUT ONE CALL OF SUPPORT FOR ITS FIRST SPIN ON "BATTLE OF THE NEW SOUNDS" (JAN. 20 / 6P AST)!!
Santa Clara at Beat
SANTA CLARA'S PRESENCE IN ONTARIO WAS SIGNIFICANTLY HEIGHTENED THIS PAST WINTERY WEEK WITH A MIX97 XMAS SHOW HEADLINER (W/ SHILOH) INTERSPERSED WITH PERSONAL VISITS TO KEY OUTLETS WHO HAVE THEIR DEBUT HIT "THE FOOL" CURRENTLY PLAYLISTED, HAVE FEATURED THE SINGLE, OR HAVE IT ON THEIR RADAR.  THEY LANDED AT KITCHENER/CAMBRIDGE TOP40, 915 THE BEAT MONDAY AND WENT LIVE TO AIR WITH THE BEAT'S AFT. DRIVE HOST MIKE DEVINE. (L-R: SC'S TIM LANGLEY, 915'S MIKE DEVINE & CORUS PD SCOT TURNER AND SC'S BRANDON FOREMAN)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)(DEC. 7/09)
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ADAM KRULICKI ROLLED THRU OTTAWA FRIDAY TO TALK UP PORCELAIN WITH RADIO; THE HIGHLIGHT WAS AN IN STUDIO INTERVIEW/PERFORMANCE TAPING @ LIVE885 WHICH YIELDED TWO "UNPLUGGED" NUMBERS, INCLUDING CURRENT SINGLE, "21ST CENTURY" FROM THE FORTHCOMING 2ND PORCELAIN ALBUM, DUE LATE OCTOBER (VIA ITUNES). (PICTURED LEFT: ADAM PERFORMING "21ST CENTURY" / PICTURED RIGHT: ADAM W/ LIVE885 MD NOAH SABOURIN & LIVE885 INTERVIEWER/PERSONALITY ANDREW ELLIOTT))(SEPTEMBER 18/09)(PHOTOS: BOBBY GALE)
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PORCELAIN ROCKED 102.1 THE EDGE (CFNY) STREET LEVEL STUDIO IN TORONTO TO AN APPRECIATIVE YONGE STREET CROWD (EAST SIDE OF THE INFAMOUS EATON CENTRE) THIS PAST SATURDAY NIGHT (9-9:45P) TO PROMOTE THEIR UPCOMING EP RELEASE & NEW SINGLE "21ST CENTURY"AS PART OF THE STATION'S SUMMER LONG "STEAM WHISTLE INDIE CLUB" CONCERT SERIES. (AUGUST 22/09) VIDEO STILLS: JOHN SCOTT
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ELYSSA KICKED OFF HER CROSS COUNTRY PROMO TOUR WITH A VISIT TO THE VANCOUVER HQ'S OF RADIO CONSULTANCY, BOHN & ASSOCIATES, TO ELABORATE ON THE WRITING/RECORDING/MARKETING OF HER DEBUT SINGLE, "FAIRYTALE" AND ALL OF THE SUMMER ACTIVITIES LEADING UP TO THE SEPTEMBER '09 RELEASE OF HER FIRST ALBUM. (L-R) BOHN STAFFER YVONNE KWOK, PLUG MUSIC'S BOBBY GALE, BOHN STAFFER CORBET RUTZER, BOHN GM ARNIE CELSIE, AND ELYSSA. (JUNE 23/09)
(PHOTO: STEVEN GOLDMAN)
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DEAD AND DIVINE RAISED THE ROOF OF THE L3 IN ST. CATHARINES LAST NIGHT FOLLOWING WHICH THEY HEADED OUTSIDE FOR SOME FRESH AIR AND HIGH FIVES WITH ATTENDING RADIO VIP'S. (L-R: DON MITCHELL/102.1 THE EDGE TORONTO, D&D X 4, PAUL MORRIS/977 HTZ FM, (FAR BACK) GREG BELOW/DISTORT INC., D&D, BOBBY GALE/PLUG (MUSIC) INC. & ALAN CROSS/EXPLORE MUSIC (JUNE 15/09)
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"ARBITRAGE RECORDING ARTIST GLENTON DAVIS FLEW INTO TORONTO THIS WEEK FROM HIS HOME BASE OF NEW YORK CITY TO EMBARK ON A SERIES OF RADIO VISITS (JUNE 8TH/9TH) TO INTRODUCE A SPECIAL REMIX/RADIO EDIT OF "GO, GET ON THE FLOOR", HIS FIRST OFFERING TO CANADIAN RADIO, KICKING OFF THE TOUR @ CORUS RADIO BARRIE. (PICTURED L-R) B101/FM93 PD DERRICK SCOTT, GLENTON DAVIS & PLUG (MUSIC) INC'S BOBBY GALE. (PHOTO: JENAY DAVIS)
Fairchild with Chad K
YES, THAT'S THE ONE & ONLY, CHAD KROEGER AKA MR. NICKELBACK, WHO, FLANKED (OFF CAMERA) BY AN IMPRESSIVE POSSE OF ATTENDEES (LEAD BY UNION GROUP/RADIO LEGEND DAVE LONCAO, INCLUDING THE AGENCY PRESIDENT RALPH JAMES, HINDER MGR/UNION GRP'S "CHIEF", VANCOUVER ENGINEER WIZ JOEY MOI ET AL) STOPPED BY TO CATCH A PRIVATE FAIRCHILD SHOWCASE IN TORONTO AT REVIVAL. CHAD GRACIOUSLY SPENT TIME WITH THE BROTHERS SMITH FOLLOWING, REFLECTING TO ALL WITHIN EARSHOT OF THE LONG ROAD OF HARD WORK THAT HAS EARNED HIM & HIS CRACK ASSOCIATES A DOUBLE DIGIT LIST OF NUMBER ONES & MULTI-PLATINUM SALES AROUND THE WORLD. (L-R: FAIRCHILD'S JEFF SMITH, DONNY SMITH, CHAD KROEGER, PHILL SMITH & DAVEY SMITH) (MAY 6/09) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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LIVE FROM ATLANTA, IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT! SERIOUSLY! 16 YEAR OLD RISING URBAN POP STAR ELYSSA (WHOSE DEBUT SINGLE "FAIRYTALE"/"CONTE DE FEE" IS BEING READIED FOR LATE MAY) SEEN HERE W/ GRAMMY AWARD WINNER PHIL TAN & CANADIAN HIT MAKER MARCUS KANE DURING HER LATEST RECORDING SESSION (IN FRENCH & ENGLISH!) @ SOAPBOX STUDIOS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA.
(L-R: NANCY CAROLL (ELYSSA'S MOTHER), PLUG MUSIC/MANAGER BOBBY GALE, PHIL TAN, MARCUS KANE, STEVEN GOLDMAN (ELYSSA'S FATHER), ELYSSA & ENGINEER DAMIEN LEWIS. (MAY 2/09)
Everest in Kingston

VAPOR RECORDING ARTISTS EVEREST SEEN HERE CAVORTING BACKSTAGE WITH RADIO VIPS & BANDMATES FOLLOWING THEIR EASTER MONDAY SOLD OUT CONCERT AT THE K-ROCK CENTRE IN KINGSTON, OPENING FOR LIVING LEGEND NEIL YOUNG. (L-R: SIDESHOW/K-ROCK KINGSTON & GF, EVEREST MEMBERS JASON, ELI & RUSSELL, ANDREW ELLIOTT/LIVE885 OTTAWA, PLUG MUSIC'S BOBBY GALE, EVEREST'S DAVY, JOEL & GUEST KEYBOARDIST BO OF MY MORNING JACKET (APRIL 13/09)

the next real wave >>>> The Next Real Wave PHOTOS ARE NOW UP HERE!
KAISERCARTEL UNLEASH THEIR INIMITABLE MAGIC & CHARM DURING THEIR VERY FIRST CANADIAN PERFORMANCE @ TORONTO'S BLACK BETTY AS PART OF "THE NEXT REAL WAVE" & CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK'09. (L-R) COURTNEY KAISER, GUEST ARTISTE/OPENING ACT CHRISTOPHER HICKENS AKA CANTINERO & BENJAMIN CARTEL. (MARCH 12/09) (PHOTO: BRANDY GALE)
KAISERCARTEL UNLEASH THEIR INIMITABLE MAGIC & CHARM DURING THEIR VERY FIRST CANADIAN PERFORMANCE @ TORONTO'S BLACK BETTY AS PART OF "THE NEXT REAL WAVE" & CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK'09. (L-R) COURTNEY KAISER, GUEST ARTISTE/OPENING ACT CHRISTOPHER HICKENS AKA CANTINERO & BENJAMIN CARTEL. (MARCH 12/09) (PHOTO: BRANDY GALE)
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FAIRCHILD ENJOYED A "HOT" RECEPTION IN OTTAWA... AT NEWCAP TOP40 HOT899, WHERE THEIR CURRENT CHART HIT "DARE TO BELIEVE" IS GETTING A THUMBS UP. (L-R) JEFF SMITH (FAIRCHILD), HOT MD/AIR PERSONALITY AMY D'ORNELLAS AKA RACE BALLARD, PD/AIR PERSONALITY JOSIE GEUER & PHILL SMITH (FAIRCHILD). (MARCH 2/09) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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ALL 4 SMITH BROTHERS OF TORONTO BASED FAIRCHILD DESCENDED UPON SIRIUS SATELLITE'S CH. 85 STUDIOS FOR A LIVE PERFORMANCE & INTERVIEW TAPING, FOLLOWING WHICH THEY POSED FOR A SNAP. (L-R:) FAIRCHILD'S JEFF SMITH, GEORGE CHRISTIE/SIRIUS, CORRIE EISENBERG/SIRIUS, FAIRCHILD'S PHILL, DONNY & DAVID SMITH. (FEBRUARY 3/09) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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FAIRCHILD POP BY CORUS KITCHENER'S (TOP 40) 91.5 THE BEAT AND GO LIVE TO AIR IN DRIVETIME!! (L-R:) PLUG'S BOBBY GALE, 91.5 BOARD OP, FAIRCHILD'S PHILL SMITH, CORUS K/W & BEAT PD SCOT TURNER, 91.5 THE BEAT'S "MR. D" & FAIRCHILD'S JEFF SMITH. (FEB. 2/09)
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"FRIDAY AFTERNOON, PRIOR TO OPENING THE SECOND OF TWO SOLD OUT SHOWS (W/ NEIL YOUNG & WILCO) @ TORONTO'S AIR CANADA CENTRE, LOS ANGELES BASED VAPOR RECORDS SIGNING EVEREST POPPED BY 102.1 THE EDGE FOR A PLEASANT CHIN WAG WITH THE PROGRAMMING CHIEFS. (L-R: EDGE PD ROSS WINTERS, EVEREST'S JOEL GRAVES & RUSSELL POLLARD, EDGE MD/APD DON MITCHELL & (BEHIND) ROB JOHNSTON." (DECEMBER 5/08) (PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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EVEREST ROCKED AN APPRECIATIVE AUDIENCE AT OTTAWA'S SCOTIABANK PLACE LAST NIGHT (W/ NEIL YOUNG & WILCO) FOLLOWING WHICH THE BAND RUBBED SHOULDERS WITH NEW FOUND FANS FROM 106.9THE BEAR. (L-R): BEAR PD PETE TRAVERS, BEAR VP/GM ERIC STAFFORD, EVEREST'S ELIJAH THOMSON, RUSSELL POLLARD, JASON SODA & PLUG'S BG
(DECEMBER 2/08)(PHOTO: BRANDY GALE)
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"KAISERCARTEL, CURRENTLY TOURING THE U.S. IN SUPPORT OF THEIR BRILLIANT DEBUT, "MARCH FORTH" (MY ALBUM OF THE YEAR!) TOUCHED DOWN TO WOW A PACKED HOUSE IN PONTIAC, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY NIGHT ... WITH BATTERY CHARGE ALMOST DEPLETED I WAS ABLE TO TAKE ONE QUICK SNAP OF COURTNEY (KAISER) & BENJAMIN (CARTEL) & I . www.kaisercartel.com
(NOVEMBER 21/08)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)

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CORUS RADIO BARRIE/FM93'S AFFABLE MORNING HOST/MD/APD SHAWN TURNER JOINED CANADIAN IDOL FINALIST & PLUG MUSIC INC. ARTIST KATELYN DAWN FOR A LOVELY LUNCH AND CHIT CHAT. (NOVEMBER 13/08)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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KENNY BYRKA AND KATELYN DAWN PERFORM AT LAKE ON THE MOUNTAIN RESORT, OCTOBER 2008 (PHOTOS BY BRANDY GALE)
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MICHAEL BEHM SWUNG THROUGH ATLANTIC CANADA THIS WEEK STOPPING IN MONCTON TUESDAY TO SHARE LUNCH AND NEW FOUND FRIENDSHIP & SUPPORT AT MBS RADIO MONCTON. (L-R) K94/MAGIC104 OM/PD MIKE STORR, MAGIC104 MD/AIR PERSONALITY MEGAN BRETT, BEHM & K94 AIR PERSONALITY/ MD JOSH MCLELLAND. (OCT. 21/08)
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SINGER/SINGWRITER MICHAEL BEHM TOUCHES DOWN IN HALIFAX WITH "SAVING AMERICA" SINGLE & VIDEO IN HAND & STOPPED BY CHUM RADIO OFFICES TO SHARE HIS EXCITEMENT W/ C100 MD/MIDDAY PERSONALITY ADAM MARRIOTT.
(OCTOBER 20/08)(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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A MAGICAL MUSICAL (CANADIAN!) MOMENT IN MASSACHUSETTS SATURDAY NIGHT!! TEGAN (& SARA) QUIN WAS JOINED BY CITY & COLOUR (AKA DALLAS GREEN) TOWARDS THE END OF THEIR SOLD OUT SHOW IN WORCESTER. THEY WOWED ALL IN ATTENDANCE W/ A STUNNING DUET OF "THE FIRST" (FROM "THIS BUSINESS OF ART")! (OCT. 4/08)
(PHOTO: BRANDY GALE)
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SINGER/SONGWRITER & CANADIAN IDOL 2008 FINALIST KATELYN DAWN ALL SMILES WITH SIRIUS SATELLITE CHANNEL 85' AIR PERSONALITY GEORGE CHRISTIE & MD WAYNE WEBSTER FOLLOWING A LIVE PERFORMANCE TAPING. (SEPT. 30/08)
(PHOTO: BOBBY GALE)
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DANNY MICHEL AND DANIEL LANOIS PREPARE FOR AN EVENING CONCERT AT ST. CATHARINES "NIAGARA GRAPE & WINE FESTIVAL" IN "MONTEBELLO" PARK . **... (SEPT. 25/ 08) (PHOTO: ILIA HORSBURGH)

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CANCER BATS' FEROCIOUS YET FRIENDLY FRONTMAN LIAM CORMIER STOPS BY X92.9 CALGARY FOR HIS SECOND INTERVIEW TAPING IN A WEEK (!) BEFORE THE 1ST OF 2 SHOWS AT THE GATEWAY. (L-R) X'ERS DARREN OLLINGER, LIAM, INTERVIEWER GREG BEHARRELL, MALISSA DUNPHY & MD CHRIS LYNCH. (SEPT. 19/08)
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SOUND AND FURY'S DAZ & JOHN KERNS (FAR RIGHT) DESCENDED ON PRESENTING STATION ROCK102 SASKATOON PRIOR TO THEIR SOLD OUT ODEON CENTRE GIG (W/ AIRBORNE!) TO THANK PD/DRIVE HOST TIM HARRISON (2ND FROM LEFT) & CO-DRIVE HOST CHAD MACDONALD FOR ALL THE PRE-SHOW SUPPORT LEADING UP (AUGUST 28/08)
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SOUND AND FURY ROCKED A SOLD OUT CROWD (W/ AIRBOURNE) @ LONDON, ONTARIO'S COWBOYS,
FOLLOWING WHICH THEY HIGH FIVED PRESENTING STATION FM96 LONDON FOR THE SUPPORT LEADING UP."
(FR. L-R: BG, SAF'S JOHN KERNS, FM96' HOTTIE LIZ, MD MARK CAMERON, PD JIM MCCOURTIE, SAF MGR JEFF ROGERS & SAF'S CHRIS AVALON. BK. L-R: SAF'S GRIFFIN , DAZ & LUKE METCALF. (SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2008)
sound and fury SOUND AND FURY'S LUKE METCALF, BG & JOHN KERNS CAROUSING OUTSIDE THE TOUR BUS FOLLOWING THE SOLD OUT QUEBEC CITY/WORLD TOUR KICK OFF W/ AIRBOURNE!! (AUGUST 20/08)
faye_drake_burka The Hip's Johnny Faye, producer Steven Drake & Sleddogs' Kenny Byrka pictured at Bryan Adams' Warehouse Studios in Vancouver "going over some arrangements" for KB's forthcoming solo album "Pretty Holiday" (Aug. 11/08)
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SLEDDOGS SLIDE INTO CHARLOTTETOWN'S MAGIC93 TO THANK PD/OM AL BALDWIN & DRIVE HOME HOST DARCY CAMPBELL FOR THE SWEET LORRAINE ADD!!

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DR. ROCK AKA SCOTT MCGREGOR, ROCK106 LETHBRIDGE MD, PAYS A SPECIAL VISIT TO PLUG HQS, SEEN HERE ON THE PLUG BACKPORCH W/ BG ENJOYING NEW SLEDDOGS ON AIRTUNES.

behm_baggio (LEO) BAGGIO (CIFM/B100 PD/AIR PERSONALITY) & (MICHAEL) BEHM AGREE... KAMLOOPS, BC IS HEAVENLY!
delilah_ckoi DELILAH ENJOYS A WARM WELCOME FROM ERIC MARTEL & GUY BROUILLIARD @ MONTREAL TOP 40 CKOI FM
behm THE GALEFORCE, CHUM RADIO CALGARY'S ROB "MISEY" MISE & MR. MICHAEL BEHM HAMMING IT UP @ EARL'S
delilah_z101 DELILAH CHILLIN' W/ Z101 NIAGARA FALLS/BUFFALO'S DAVE UNIVERSAL & COREY MOTTLEY
DELILAH PERSONALLY PREVIEWS "I'LL BE OVER YOU" FOR BDS RADIO AND BOHN & ASSOCIATES VIP'S
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Michael Behm describes his "letting go" technique to the CITY TV/BT viewership in Winnipeg (March 28/08)
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AWARD WINNING PRODUCER MARCUS KANE, GROOVE UNTIED ARTIST DELILAH & MANAGER/ARTIST DAVID SERENY ENJOY A CMW'08 MOMENT
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ABC MAINMAN & CHARMER MARTIN FRY WITH BOB FM LONDON MIDDAY PERSONALITY DEREK BOTTEN, FOLLOWING A PRE-REHEARSAL CHAT & WORLD PREMIERE OF THE FORTHCOMING ABC*** ALBUM TRAFFIC (MAY '08)
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MICHAEL BEHM & FRESH FM LONDON'S JEFF KELLY EXTOLLING THE VIRTUES OF THE ART OF WORKING RADIO ON RECORDS
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The Guys rawking the Horseshoe's (102.1 The EDGE) New Music Night, January 29, 2008

VETERAN MUCH GUY CRAIG F. HALKET CONFIRMS AN OUT OF THE BOX FROSTY ADD FOR SLEDDOGS ON THE NATION'S MUSIC STATION
The Travezty with HTZ FM St. Catharine's veteran (and now svelte!) MD/APD Paul Morris
BEND SINISTER PICTURED WITH (CROUCHING) CHUM RADIO KINGSTON PD/AIR PERSONALITY DAN MELLON
The Travezty share some bull with CJAY92 Calgary's Ben Jeffery

RIDES AGAIN TOUCH DOWN @ K-ROCK KINGSTON AUGUST 15th BEFORE PERFORMING AS SPECIAL GUESTS TO THORNLEY @ FESTIVAL OF THE ISLANDS.   

(L-R) RIDES AGAIN's CHAD PEYTON, K-ROCK's STEPH HUNTER, RIDES AGAIN's NATHAN PEYTON and MIKE McELROY, K-ROCK's SIDESHOW, and PLUG MUSIC's BG

TUESDAY!  JULY 17, 2007!  MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK!  OXYGEN: SRO!!   
(L-R) J/AOF, RYAN/C103, JOSH/K945, IDIOT, GEORGE/AOF & BOBBY/PLUG WITH A SHOW OF (ROUGH) HANDS!!
Porcelain w/ veteran air personality / Thursday 30 host Martin Streek / 102.1 The EDGE Toronto following their July 3rd showcase @ The Legendary Horseshoe

BOYS NIGHT OUT MEANS A BOYS NIGHT OUT IN T.O.!!!  ESPECIALLY FOR 102.1 THE EDGE'S DON MITCHELL (FAR RIGHT), FERRET MUSIC'S MARC SHAPIRO (FAR LEFT), PLUG MUSIC'S BOBBY GALE (FAR OUT) AND, NONE OTHER THAN, BOYS NIGHT OUT!!! (SNEAKY DEE'S JUNE 23, 2007)

Groove United/plug (MUSIC) artist Delilah all smiles with KISS 105.3FM Ottawa MD/air personality Jenny Usher on a promo swing thru the Nation's Capital this week.

MY96 Medicine Hat's Michael "T-bo" Thibeau shares Shirley Temples with singer/songwriter Morgan Mayer (Push The Cat Records) during Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week, Fairmont Royal York Epic Lounge, Toronto, Canada

(Many more RW-CMW '07 photos here )

Kelowna BC's Sleddogs @ the Millennium Music Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Lager Meister Lloyd Dolan and BG front & centre @ the Millennium Music Conference in Harrisburg, PA amazed by the strong Canadian showing (at Gullifty's Underground)
Alexisonfire at Scene Fest , St Catharines, Ontario, Canada - July 9, 2006
Zoë Bentley at Revival Nightclub, Toronto, Canada June 12, 2006
Martin Fry (ABC), Bobby Gale (plug MUSIC Inc.), David Palmer (ABC/Rod Stewart) Montreal, Canada June 4, 2006

Brad Edwards (KOOL-FM Victoria), Bobby Gale, singer/songwriter Dan Rothery, Earle Mader (C100 Halifax) at MapleMusic Party, CMW 2006

Michael Thibeault (MY96 Medicine Hat), Kasz Michaels (The GOAT, Lloydminster), Dallas Green, Poncho Parker (The GOAT, Lloydminster), Jodi Stansfield (Much, MuchMore), Bobby Gale (plug MUSIC inc)

Sleddogs, POWER 104 and plug ... a lethal combination (L-R: BG, Eric, Kenny, Kathy Lynn, Debbie Mills, Bob Mills, Mike) - Kelowna, BC / September 15, 2006
14/04/07: Sleddogs (Eric, Michael, Kenny) & BG with K-ROCK Kingston's Steph Hunter (MD/Air Personality) & Sideshow (AMD/Air Personality).
 
 

 

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