Peter Graham Launches Debut EP

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Peter Graham is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Millbrook.  After a decade of songwriting, including training at Bishop’s and the Royal Conservatory, Peter has released his debut EP entitled Nowhere in Tacoma.  Peter’s music blends traditional country instrumentation and the narrative verse of folk, with an emphasis on concise and honest … Continue reading

Jade Eagleson Takes on the Country Music World

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It has been a whirlwind year for Jade Eagleson, and he’s just getting started. Last fall, he took second place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown country music competition. During the winter he participated in the Next Country Music Star contest at the Ranch in Bethany, where the judges … Continue reading

Save the Date! The Toronto Univox Choir is coming to Millbrook!

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Univox Choir is a 70-person mixed voice community choir for young adults, with relationship — building, social responsibility and musical excellence at its core.  It serves the City of Toronto by offering spirited performances of choral music, both old and new. Performed works are primarily a cappella and span a … Continue reading

“There’s No Place like Home” by the Millbrook Community Choir

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Once again the Millbrook Community Choir will wrap up their season with a concert. This year the group will be celebrating Canada’s 150th with a concert called “There’s No Place like Home”, which takes place on May 28th at 2pm. Under the direction of Mark Hiscox and accompanied by his … Continue reading

Local Guitar Craftsman Has International Reputation

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Five kilometers west of Cavan you will see a sign with a large guitar on it on the south side of 7A.  There is the home and workshop of Roger Stuckless (Roger Stuckless Custom Guitars), Cavan’s resident luthier. Since 1992, Roger has been hand crafting beautiful and unique guitars.  His … Continue reading

Original Golden Wheel Owners Return to Springville

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Mei Tung and husband Patrick ran a popular Chinese Restaurant in Springville for many years, providing dine in and take out options to a regular clientele. In 2014 the couple sold the business and relocated to Toronto, planning to have a more tranquil life. Besides, their daughter Susan had graduated … Continue reading

Christmas Concerts at Millbrook South Cavan Public School

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Hello, Millbrook! It’s that time of year again and in order to celebrate the nearing of Christmas day, Millbrook South Cavan public school is inviting you to join us in a Christmas concert. Students will present songs and poems. Dates and times are listed below. December 14th – 6:00 to … Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

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On Saturday Sept 10th Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame added 13 new names at the annual induction ceremony at Showplace. Cavan Monaghan was well represented with natives Serena Ryder, Justin and Mark Hiscox were acknowledged in the Entertainment and Music category and Kim Blackwell of 4th Line Theatre was … Continue reading

Mount Pleasant Coffee Shop Has Audience on Their Feet

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More than sixty residents came to the first Coffee Shop event of the season hosted by the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute. These monthly events held in the WI Hall in Mount Pleasant, these monthly events following a long standing local tradition established with the former “Give a Hoot Café”. Looking … Continue reading

Local Talent Shines at Magna Hoedown Showdown in Aurora

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After months of auditions where competitor numbers were whittled down to only ten, two Peterborough lads took second and third place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown on Saturday September 17th. Jade Daniel Eagleson of Bailieboro took second prize while Cameron Von Criegren of Peterborough took third place in … Continue reading

Jazz Festival Held on Stewart Line

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Century Barn Weddings and Events developed and operated by Dave and Susan Stewart, recently sponsored a jazz festival in their barn which has been lovingly transformed into a spectacular venue for weddings and other special events. The free jazz festival was hosted for invited neighbours and vendors as a way … Continue reading

Music & Movement with Erica Hernandez

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Erica Hernandez is a “Music for Young Children” Teacher, specializing in children ages 0-4, returned to the library last week to offer some music and moves for the weekly Children’s time at the Millbrook branch. A private piano teacher and primary choir director for over 10 years, she joined the … Continue reading

Concert In Cavan Brings A Classical Twist

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Melodie Seto Brooke Stewart and Sybil Shanahan formed the musical duo Beaux Strings in 2013. They have been a popular entertainment choice for weddings and other private events ever since they started performing together in 2011. Now, they will be holding their first public concert this Sunday, August 16, right … Continue reading