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Thank you, Axens Canada!

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Shortly after Homegrown this year, Joe’s M.I.L.L. received a donation from Axens Canada. The donation was given in recognition of the efforts of the excellent team of almost 350 volunteers and organizers of Homegrown. Thank you to Axens Canada for this donation and the lovely intention behind it and a huge thank you – as always – to our hardworking volunteers!

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Record Breaking Homegrown 2017!

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Excellent news, folks! HomeGrown 2017 breaks attendance and revenue record! The music was fantastic and the vibes were really great. Stress levels of volunteers, organizers, sound techs, and venue coordinators was manageable. Approximately 350 volunteer musicians convinced over 1100 people to come out and support live music and Joe’s M.I.L.L. With the additional help of sponsors and partners, a new …

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Thank you, Friendly Fires!

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A huge thank you goes out to Brad Leonard and Friendly Fires for their ongoing support over the years! We really appreciate the time and energy that go into helping the M.I.L.L. Check out Friendly Fires’ website here for their quality products and visit the Kingston location.

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Homegrown Live 2017

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It’s that time again … for the annual Homegrown Live Music Festival! It’s only $10 to access all 13 venues around town for the day, and all proceeds go to the M.I.L.L. Jazz, classical, blues, rock, folk, Celtic, world, Canadiana, electroacoustic, and more – there’s always something for everyone. Check out this year’s schedule for Saturday May 6th HERE. If you’d like to …

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4B Spring Sale!

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Come out to Joe’s M.I.L.L.’s first 4B Spring Sale at the Tett Centre! The four B’s stand for “bent, battered, broken, busted” so we will be selling the following… overstock instruments and mixing devices instrument parts instrument accessories Joe’s M.I.L.L. merchandise CDs, books, and other odds ‘n’ ends Bring your cheque book and all of your loonies and toonies! Visit …

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Craig Jones’ Birthday Jam

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Join us this Sunday to celebrate Craig Jones’ 60th birthday and support the M.I.L.L. at the same time! Here’s the invite from Craig himself… “Sunday, March 19 is my 60th birthday. I’d like to celebrate it with you, playing music, at the RCHA Club from 12noon to 11pm in a day-long jam. I’ll provide the backline (drums, amps, keyboard, guitars), sound …

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The Banters CD Release!

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Come hear the Banters release their new CD on March 2nd at Blu Martini! The Banters will be raffling off an electric guitar with proceeds going to Joe’s M.I.L.L.! Check out their Facebook page and the event that you won’t want to miss here: https://www.facebook.com/TheBanters/

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Frozen Roots Jam 2017

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Come out and support the M.I.L.L. on Saturday March 4th, some of Kingston’s most talented performers will be there! This is the third year at the club supporting The Joe Chithalen Memorial Musical Instrument Lending Library. Come out, have fun, and know that you’re doing some great stuff for Kingston!

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New computers?

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Joe’s M.I.L.L. needs your help, presto! We need updated computers so that we can operate at our highest potential. This would revolutionize the lending process for both our staff and our borrowers, con brio! If you or someone you know have a computer or laptop that… Is functional, Is outfitted with Windows 7 or higher, You are willing to donate or sell …

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Old Tyme Fiddlers

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Congratulations to the Old Tyme Fiddlers for bringing music to the community for the last 35 years. We are delighted they have directed funds to Joe’s M.I.L.L. thus continuing to support the opportunity to make music. See here: http://www.thewhig.com/2017/01/24/old-tyme-fiddlers-hang-up-their-bows