During his lost 1959 visit to St. John’s, Louis Armstrong performed two shows at the Memorial Stadium, enjoyed a feed of fresh salmon, bought a stack of traditional Newfoundland records, and chatted with young journalists outside of his room at the Kenmount Motel.
Just months before recording Dizzy Gillespie Jam live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the legendary trumpeter and bebop pioneer made a stop at the Arts & Culture Centre in St. John’s on January 19th, 1977.
Missing sports during the pandemic? Craving some Newfoundland sports nostalgia? Someone just uploaded full games from the final St. John’s Maple Leafs AHL season in 2004. You’re welcome.
Stream the full length debut of Kyle Gryphon’s dark Newfoundland neofolk masterpiece.
Folk songwriter Kyle Gryphon debuts his new album with a haunting ballad of the broken working Newfoundlander: “don’t think, don’t feel, get back to work.”
Bawnie Oulton effortlessly croons a smokey rendition of “These Days” by Jackson Browne on an episode of CBC’s Kinda Kountry filmed in St. John’s circa 1978.
6 classic episodes will be featured, along with a short documentary on series creator Rod Sirling.
On the May 24th weekend of 2018, members of Joe Grizzly broke their brief hiatus and made trek from St. John’s to central Newfoundland with hopes of laying down a new record at a family cabin in Green Bay.
Recently, while perusing some archived copies of The Muse, we finally came across a photo of Alice Cooper and Motörhead’s notorious concert at the Memorial Stadium in St. John’s in 1988.