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Local musician Ron Hickling says the songs come easily once the chords and melody are in place. CHRISTIANNE WILLIAMS/PHOTO

Running down a dream

Music, art and farming are inextricably linked for Roy Hickling and all the elements come together for his latest album, One Thing.

Christopher Dawes performs in Barrie next Wednesday at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on Worsley Street. SUBMITTED

Renowned organist returning to Barrie

Christopher Dawes returns to Barrie’s Music at St. Andrew’s series with a special program that celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Chorale.

High Road Pilots will be playing at Foxx Lounge in Barrie on Dec. 31. SUPPLIED

High Road Pilots to ring in new year

A local band caps a stellar year with a New Year's Eve bash Saturday evening. For the four members of High Road Pilots, it's also an opportunity to say thanks to their fans.

Supplied Sloan will be performing at Barrie’s Downtown Countdown on New Year’s Eve.

Canadian band Sloan will headline Barrie’s Downtown Countdown this year

One of Canada's most popular bands, Sloan, will be performing for their third New Year's Eve, Saturday, in Barrie. The headliners for the annual free family Downtown Countdown also mark two significant anniversaries - Canada kicks off a year-long celebration of events in 2017 for its 150th year and Sloan is wrapping up their One Chord to Another 20

The new show Eat, Buy, Repeat: The Second City's Guide to the Holidays unfolds at the Midland Cultural Centre this weekend. PAUL AIHOSHI/PHOTO

Second City coming to Midland

Allana Reoch and her very funny friends know how to do Christmas and they've wrapped up their collective 'wisdom' in survival package for the holidays.