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Local Music + Podcasts in the BoQ

A green background with a white border. Red text: music to our ears, listening locally during lockdown. Illustrations of music notes, a green car and a person running.

MUSIC TO OUR EARS From concert series in the park, shows at the Old Church or Empire Theatres, live music that drifts from patios in the summer, or makeshift stages in bars and restaurants in the winter, music and the Bay of Quinte go hand in hand. The Bay of Quinte Region has always had a rich music scene, the likes of which have turned out musicians such as Avril Lavigne (born in Belleville, raised in Napanee) and Cold ...

Things to Do This March in Bay of Quinte

Ahhh, March: the days are slowly getting longer and hopefully the coldest days are behind us (*knock on wood*). A snow squall or two won’t stop us from getting out to enjoy the sunny weather! Scroll down for a list of things to do this March in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for more of what’s happening in our community. šŸŽ² Head to Glanmore National Historic Site to discover Canada at Play, an exhibit visiting ...

Things to Do This February in Bay of Quinte

people skating on ice

White sandy beaches? Nah, we’ll take a fresh layer of snow (and an extra-large hot chocolate) any day.

We don’t need a winter vacation, we’ve got all of the fun we need RIGHT. HERE. Book yourself some restorative spa treatments for ‘staycation’ vibes, discover some local under-the-radar talent at a live show or cheer like a local at a good ol’ hockey game. Check out our events calendar for even more of what’s happening in Bay of Quinte this February. šŸ’ Head up to Batawa for the 9th annual Pond Hockey Classic from January 31 – February ...

Things to Do This January in Bay of Quinte

A photo of winter camping, an example of things to do this January in Bay of Quinte.

Photo: Cruising Canoes

The cold isn’t stopping us from getting out and enjoying the winter weather. But when we DO get cold, we like to keep a few indoors activities up our sleeve, too. Scroll down for a handful of things to do this January in Bay of Quinte (and find even more on our events calendar). šŸ· Pull up a seat at The Lark and experience wine flights with a sommelier that cover Prince Edward County to the rest of the ...

10 Father’s Day Ideas (Gifts and Experiences)

Try flyboarding with dad this Father's Day in the Bay of Quinte!

He says he doesn’t really need anything; while that might be true, you still want to make your dad feel special this Sunday. If his closet is overflowing with socks, ties and paper weights from past Father’s Days, you might need some gift inspiration. We’ve got 10 BoQ-specific gifts and experiences that we think will impress the fatherly figure in your life. Save yourself a trip to the department store for yet another golf shirt and take a look ...

The Vile Bodies to play Rockfest 2017

The Vile Bodies is a lo-fi rock and roll revival act with its roots in Belleville’s Downtown. I met with band members Rory Kyte, Elliott Gould, Mike Faires, Chandler Betteridge, and Dylan Hendrick during a band practice to discuss what the region has meant to them. M: Youā€™ve all left the area at one point or another and ended up coming back. What is it that’s brought you backĀ to the Bay of Quinte Region? VB:Ā  Dylan started living here ...

Moon Sugar for Rockfest 2017

Quinte West localsĀ Moon Sugar describeĀ themselves as a Party/Dance band.Ā I sat down with the group in their practice studio, a quaint house located in Carrying Place to talk about their experiences with genres, Rockfest, and the region they call home. M: Tell me a little bit about how you guys ended up in this current group/genre? MS: A few of us went to high school together. Sean has a recording studio here, so when the other fellas came to record ...

Last Chance Marie on Music in the BOQ

Last Chance Marie has been making music in the Bay of Quinte region sinceĀ 2007. After a temporary pause for post secondary education in New Brunswick, the group has reassembled with a tweaked roster and a new rehearsal space: a Church that Tayson Ingersoll, the band’s lead singer attends. I met with them there to get their perspective on how the region has evolved, and to find out where bands go to eat on the Bay. M: Having the experience ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.