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A dozen musicians, among the best in the biz, playing several different styles of music for an hour and a half, a set list of tunes, which even if you didn’t know them well you’d get into quickly and enjoy was just what the doctor ordered.

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I also hope come the fall when nominations open for the Orillia Regional Arts and Heritage Awards somebody nominates Steven for this concert series.

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The Canadian Live Music Association is mounting an online petition where you can send emails directly to MPPs about reopening steps.

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She was a member of the Orillia Historical Society (she gave me the evil eye once, then laughed when I called it the Hysterical Society), a group dedicated to teaching us about our past.

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That’s right. The owners of the property, which will have some kind of residential development on it, are keeping the train station.

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… figure out what a plumber charges to work a Thursday or Friday night, or on the weekend, for a typical 6 hour commitment; most musicians would be glad to get half of that because it would be a pay increase.

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The pay scale is lopsided too. The scale shows solo artists will get $250, which is alright, but as you add people each takes home less so by the time you get to a 4 piece each member is only getting $125.

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