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Double Experience is comprised of, from left, guitarist Brock Tinsley, vocalist and bassist Ian Nichols. The Ottawa duo plays the Foxx Lounge in downtown Barrie on Thursday, Feb. 23. RYAN STACEY/PHOTO

Nerd band coming to Barrie next week

Double Experience, an Ottawa-based nerd band, has carved out unique niche with their video game-inspired songs, music videos, artwork, packaging and even collectable trading cards.

The members of Sonic Coalition perform at the 2016 Battle of the Bands. The 13th annual Battle of the Bands in support of the MacLaren Art Centre, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Radio for Cardiology will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at The Ranch in downtown Barrie. ANDRE BENETEAU/PHOTO

Rocking support

The 13th annual Battle of the Bands in support of the MacLaren Art Centre, Kempenfelt Rotary Club and Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s Radio for Cardiology will take place Friday, Feb. 24 at The Ranch in downtown Barrie.

Sophia Fracassi as Dorothy shares the limelight with Toto, a real dog who goes by the name of Joey. Both are performing in Kempenfelt Community Players show the Wizard of Oz at Georgian Theatre. SUBMITTED

Oz whirls into Georgian

Isabella Carvalho is happy to be back with Kempenfelt Community Players (KCP) for another show, the Wizard of Oz.

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