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The music scene in Hamilton is rich and wide-ranging from orchestras to drum corps, classical to jazz, bar scene to string, as well as voice and percussion ensembles. There's a good chance that what you want to listen to is available here.


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  • Listen to the TH&B Railway Blues recorded by King Biscuit Boy in 1963 and found on Doug Carter's Cool Fool website.




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A Short History of Music and Music Education in Hamilton

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Beginning with the late 19th century...

Music Ensembles

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Everything from children's choirs to jazz ...

Grants, Funding & Education Opportunities in Music

Looking for a workshop? Planning on going to school for a music diploma or degree? Checking to see if you qualify for a grant? This is the place to start.

Musicians in Hamilton

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An ever growing list from Gallery 4 of Hamilton and area musicians past and present...

Musical Organizations in Hamilton

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Local organizations essential to the continued creation and enjoyment of music ...


Service Disruption Notice - Kenilworth Branch

Due to branch construction, the parking lot at Kenilworth Branch is unavailable, including the branch's accessible parking space. As an alternative, the closest library locations with access to barrier-free parking are the Barton Branch, 571 Barton St E and the Red Hill Branch, 695 Queenston Rd.​ We apologize for any inconvenience.

Bookmobile Service Reduction Notice - September 2-5

Bookmobile service will be reduced the week of September 2-5. Please see full alert for details about stops and times affected.

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