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Iron Horse: The Surprising NEW Location that Just Makes So Much Sense

Come one, come all! From August 21st to 24th, the annual Iron Horse Festival is making its comeback this year in style with a NEW location. Bringing together the railway heritage that makes St. Thomas Canada’s railway capital, the festival will be sandwiched between 2 of the city’s most impressive railway …

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Bigger, Better, Ironer

Come one, come all! From August 21st to 24th, the 20th annual Iron Horse Festival is making its come-back this year in style; starting with a new location! No longer will the festival be held on Talbot Street, but has been freed into the space adjacent next to the Elgin …

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What to do with the Iron Horse Festival?

It seems that every year the same discussion occurs. The Iron Horse Festival committee applies for the various permits to allow them to organize the four day festival. Each year there is a discussion on the impact of the local store owners who are directed affected by the festival. The …

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Concert Review – The Caverners

The Friday night concert at the St. Thomas Iron Horse Festival as performed by The Caverners, Canada’s top Beatles cover band. Once they started with ‘I saw her standing there’  the music didn’t stop, with the exception of a approximately 20 minute interlude, for two enjoyable hours. The band, who not only looked like John, Paul, Ringo and George, changed costumes and hair to match the appropriate era of the music, the second half of the set complete with Sgt. Pepper outfits. Technical difficulties (a keyboard that died) probably stopped a few classics from being played but there were a great number of instantly recognizable songs preformed. ‘Back in the USSR’, ‘With a little help from my friends’, ‘Getting Better’ and countless others were played and well received from the crowd who warmed up the band as the night went along. The only song not from the Beatles catalog was John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ which was very well received from the crowd that seemed to be a little older than the average modern day rock concert goer. With the Beatles being such a staple in so many people’s lives it is not difficult to see why The Caverners are so well [...]

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Attendance Report – It doesn’t look good.

It is a common notion that if you want something to improve, get better, become more than it can be, or just different you just need to whine, complain, bitch, but not actually do anything. After all, surely your contribution to the whole thing is to make enough noise so …

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Attendance Report – It doesn't look good.

It is a common notion that if you want something to improve, get better, become more than it can be, or just different you just need to whine, complain, bitch, but not actually do anything. After all, surely your contribution to the whole thing is to make enough noise so …

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Iron Horse Festival

26 August at 11:00 – 29 August at 17:00 Talbot Street from St.Catherines to Elgin Street There are just too many Events and Attractions for me to tell you about in one blog post but I will give you the highlights of the main stage and let you check out …

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