Uptown Events This Weekend! (April 28th-30th)

Friday, April 28th-

 

Brunswick Square Spring Music Showcase

12:00 PM @ Brunswick Square

 

Farm and Forest – By Andrea Brewer and Melissa LeBlanc

5:00 PM @ Buckland Merrifield Gallery

 

Sea Dogs vs. Chicoutimi – Game 5

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

 

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


Saturday, April 29th-

 

International Tabletop Day 2017

9:00 AM @ Heroes’ Beacon

 

Brunswick Square Spring Music Showcase

10:00 AM @ Brunswick Square

 

Third Space Pop Up Video Screening

2:00 PM @ 36 Water Street

 

Dance Party Saturday Night

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


Sunday, April 30th-

 

Fog City Comic Con 2017

1:00 PM @ The Saint John Free Public Library

 

The Harlem Globetrotters

2:00 PM @ Harbour Station


Complete ECMA Schedule

Complete Quality Block Party Schedule


 

Uptown Events This Weekend! (April 21st-April 23rd)

Friday, April 21st-

 

3rd Annual Uptown Clean Sweep

8:30 AM @ Loyalist Plaza

 

Sea Dogs vs. Chicoutimi – Game 1

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

 

Art Battle

8:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre

 

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

 


Saturday, April 22nd-

 

Reiki Yin Workshop

2:00 PM @ The Yoga Co-op

 

Canvas & Cocktails Paint Night

3:00 PM @ McGills’s

 

Sea Dogs vs. Chicoutimi – Game 2

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

 

Sons of the Pioneer

7:30 PM @ Imperial Theatre

 

Punks For Paws – Saint John SPCA Benefit

9:00 PM @ The Panic Room

 

Dance Party Saturday Night with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

 

The Hypochondriacs & Torero

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub


Sunday, April 23rd-

 

It’s a Girl Thing

1:00 PM @ The Saint John Arts Centre

 

Interactive Book Talk with Robert Rayner

2:00 PM @ The Saint John Free Public Library

 

Glenfiddich & Chocolate Pairing

4:30 PM @ Hopscotch Whisky Bar

 

Canvas & Cocktails Paint Night

7:00 PM @ The Saint John Ale House


 

Uptown Events This Weekend! (April 14th-16th)

Friday, April 14th-

 

Creative Differences Live

9:30 PM @ Cask & Kettle

 

Easter Bash & Bar Hop

10:00 PM @ Club Rewind

https://www.facebook.com/events/235967363476145/

 

T.G.I.F. Party With Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 


Saturday, April 15th-

 

Easter Eggstravaganza!

11:00 AM @ The Saint John City Market

https://www.facebook.com/events/349040468831123/

 

MTG Grand Prix Trial Montreal

11:00 AM @ Heroes’ Beacon

 

Dance Party Saturday Night With Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 

Country Fuel

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/199693953867061/


 

Dave Shoots, Bookseller – Another One of Uptown Saint John’s Hidden Gems

The first thing you may notice when first stepping in to Dave Shoots’ rare and used book store is the ever comforting scent of old books, mostly hardcover.  Following this, the awesome feeling of being surrounded by an abundance of quality literature and a plethora of energy from these stories and chronicles lining the three rooms of the shop, from ceiling to floor.  This unique store is owned and operated by father, Dave, and daughter, Wendy, whose knowledge and passion for what they do is unmatched.  Along with managing their classic, old school book store – reminiscent of a curiosity shop of sorts – they are also very web-savvy.  Utilizing an efficient and thorough website, daveshootsbookseller.com, enables the world to shop their rare and collectable books.  They have happily shipped books throughout Canada and the United States, as well as to places like Australia, China, and South Africa.  While many extraordinary books stand out in the store, one rises above the rest – a signed Lucy Maud Montgomery book, one of only four books signed by her which are currently offered for sale on abebooks.com (one of the world’s largest bookselling sites).

 

Dave Shoots’ logo is taken from a black and white glossy photo that was found stuck inside a book in a lot purchased from Stone Church – the books had belonged to a German fellow who had died, and his family in Germany wasn’t interested in keeping them.  Wendy thought it reminded her of her dad as a boy; tousled hair, relaxing on his belly, reading a book, with another tucked in his back pocket. The exact photo they found in the book that day, a larger black and white glossy, hangs proudly in Dave’s office and is an appropriate and heartwarming logo for this quaint family owned and operated bookstore.

 

 

 

A very special happening will be taking place next month, Dave will be celebrating his 80th birthday on May 27th.  His daughter, Wendy, is organizing a day to celebrate with them with a party of sorts and open house at the shop.  Be sure to stop by and wish Dave a happy 80th birthday!  For more information about the open house, click HERE.

 

 

Find Dave Shoots, Bookseller:

In store @ 40 Coburg Street

On Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/Dave-Shoots-Bookseller-78031095944/

On their website @ http://www.daveshootsbookseller.com

Phone:  506.693.7758

Uptown Events This Weekend! (April 7th-9th)

Friday, April 7th-

Val d’Or vs. Sea Dogs – Game 1

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

http://www.harbourstation.ca/event/sea-dogs-vs-val-d-or-game-1

 

Ashley MacIsaac

7:30 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca/

 

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/


Saturday, April 8th-

Skate to Care 2017

9:00 AM @ Harbour Station

http://www.harbourstation.ca/event/skate-to-care-2017

 

Val d’Or vs. Sea Dogs – Game 2

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

http://www.harbourstation.ca/event/sea-dogs-vs-val-d-or-game-2

 

Classic Albums Live Presents: The Eagles – Hotel California

7:30 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca/

 

Run For Your Lives, Rifium & The Wasteland Zombies

9:00 PM @ The Panic Room

https://www.facebook.com/events/1600468960020463/

 

Dance Party Saturday Night

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 

ER & The Other, Butcher & Reagans Rayguns

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/265881690532397/


Sunday, April 9th-

Coco Love Alcorn

2:00 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca/

 

Saint John String Quartet

2:00 PM @ The Saint John Arts Centre

http://www.sjsq.ca/gig#post-147

 

Canvas & Cocktails Paint Night

7:00 PM @ Saint John Ale House

https://www.facebook.com/events/106975309820367/

Coming Soon to Uptown Saint John – The East Coast Music Awards!

For 29 years, the East Coast Music Association have carried out their mission to,  “advance and celebrate East Coast Canadian Music” and continue to do so at the East Coast Music Awards in our city this April. This five day long celebration of music features the awards show itself as well as many other performances at select venues throughout uptown.  We are very pleased to welcome such an exciting event to Saint John and look forward to taking in all the talent on display.


Artists featured at this years festival include:

Classified

David Myles

Ria Mae

Tomato Tomato

& Many More…


Listen to ECMA Nominated Artists Here:


 

2017 ECMA Storefront Pageantry:

Businesses all around uptown have been putting together some amazing displays to help welcome the ECMAs to Saint John!


Check Out These ECMA Events:


Wednesday, April 26th-

ECMA Opening Reception Presented By The Community Foundation (Invite Only)

7:00 PM @ Peppers Pub


ECMA Opening Concert On The Boardwalk Presented By TD Bank Group And The Community Foundation

7:00 PM @ The Market Square Boardwalk Stage


Forward Music Group 10th Anniversary Revue

9:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre


Thursday, April 27th-

Export Buyers ‘Roots’ Showcase

1:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


Export Buyers ‘Electric’ Showcase

2:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A&B


2017 ECMA Red Carpet Presented By Fundy Insurance And Investment Solutions

6:00 PM @ Harbour Station


The 2017 East Coast Music Awards Show Presented By Canaport LNG

8:00 PM @ Harbour Station


UPS Rock Stage

10:30 PM @ Club Rewind


Country Stage Presented By Eastern College

10:30 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


Roots Stage

10:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A,B&C


Indigenous Stage Presented By APTN

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub


Friday, April 28th-

Export Buyers ‘Roots’ Showcase

2:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


Export Buyers ‘Electric’ Showcase

3:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A&B


Jazz Stage

8:00 PM @ The BMO Studio Theatre at the Saint John Theatre Company


Rising Star Stage Presented By Slaight

8:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


Warner Music Canada Roots Room

8:00 PM @ St. Andrew and St. David United Church


Folk Stage 

8:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre


Pop Rock Stage

8:30 PM @ Club Rewind


Pop Stage Presented By SONY Music Canada

9:00 PM @ Saint John Trade & Convention Centre – Great Hall


Blues Stage Presented By East Coast Blues Society

9:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


Folk Stage Presented By Irving Oil

9:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Rock Stage Presented By Newcap

10:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A,B&C


Molson Canadian Late Night: Hip Hop Spotlight Presented By 902 Hip Hop

10:00 PM @ Peppers Pub


Saturday, April 29th-

Irving Oil Fan Fest

1:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Classical Showcase Presented By Canadian Music Centre

1:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre


Export Buyers ‘Roots’ Showcase

2:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


Export Buyers ‘Electric’ Showcase

3:30 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A&B


Country/Blues Matinee

4:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


CBC East Coast Music Hour

5:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Bluebird North Stage Presented By Discover Saint John

6:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre


ECMA Big Ticket With Matt Andersen

7:00 PM @ Saint John Trade & Convention Centre – Great Hall


Black Vibes Presented By ANSMA

8:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Loud Stage Presented By Sabian

8:00 PM @ Club Rewind


Jazz Stage

8:00 PM @ The BMO Studio Theatre at the Saint John Theatre Company


RBC Breakout Stage

8:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


Folk Stage

8:00 PM @ St. Andrew and St. David United Church


Blues Stage Presented By East Coast Blues Society

9:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub


Country Stage Presented By Eastern College

10:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A,B&C


UPS Rock Stage

10:30 PM @ Saint John Trade & Convention Centre – Great Hall


Molson Canadian Late Night: Electronic Spotlight

10:30 PM @ Peppers Pub


The Party Stage

11:00 PM @ Club Rewind


R&B/Soul Stage

11:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Sunday, April 30th-

Industry Awards

1:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Royal Ballroom A&B


Gospel Stage

1:00 PM @ Market Square Atrium


Songwriters’ Circle

3:30 PM @ St. Andrew and St. David United Church


ECMA Handover Party: Saint John To Halifax

9:00 PM @ Delta Hotel – Trinity Royal


 

 

Uptown Events This Weekend! (March 31st-April 2nd)

Friday March 31st-

Adam Washburn CD Release w/Burgundy Drive

8:00 PM @ Sanctuary Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/1839007369694466/

 

Manolis Zontanos

8:00 PM @ Yuk Yuk’s

https://www.yukyuks.com/index.cfm?action=club&venueID=4179

 

ECMA Nomination Party for Phakt

10:00 PM @ Club Rewind

https://www.facebook.com/events/890912441011988/

 

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 

Motherhood and Klarka Weinwurm w/ WROTE

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/255768058201313/

 

Saturday April 1st-

Amazeatorium 2017 PLAY!

10:00 AM @ Harbour Station

https://www.facebook.com/events/1340431359321809/

 

April Showers

10:00 AM @ The New Brunswick Museum

http://www.nbm-mnb.ca/index.php/programs-a-events-55/calendar-of-events

 

Foolish Waffle Breakfast + Membership Drive

10:00 AM @ Third Space Gallery

https://www.facebook.com/events/1206926146093865/

 

Dinner & Song with Harry

2:00 PM @ Billy’s Seafood Company

https://www.facebook.com/events/1900509840194761/

 

Manolis Zontanos

8:00 PM @ Yuk Yuk’s

https://www.yukyuks.com/index.cfm?action=club&venueID=4179

 

Scott Medford & The Instigators

8:00 PM @ The BMO Studio Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/944439992358825/

 

Dance Party Saturday Night

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 

Elephant Skeletons Album Release Party w/ Jaguar Knight

10:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/196686474152656/

 

Sunday April 2nd-

Canada’s Ballet Jorgen: Swan Lake

2:00 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca/

 

The Artist’s Perspective: On a Silver Platter

2:00 PM @ The New Brunswick Museum

http://www.nbm-mnb.ca/index.php/programs-a-events-55/calendar-of-events

 

TV Taping! Comedy Boot Camp NB Final

7:30 PM @ Yuk Yuk’s

https://www.facebook.com/events/724262261060930/

 

Uptown Events This Weekend! (March 24th-26th)

Friday March 24th-

Flag Raising in Honor of Greek Independence Day

9:30 AM @ City Hall

 

Grand Opening Evening

5:00 PM @ The Urban Shoe Myth

https://www.facebook.com/events/1916455515291199/

 

Rimouski vs. Sea Dogs – Playoff Game 1

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

http://www.harbourstation.ca/events/view/rimouski-vs-sea-dogs-playoff-game-1

 

Saint John Theatre Company- Of Mice And Men

7:30 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/161149974385113/

 

T.G.I.F. Party with Del

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://callahanspubsj.com

 

Math Class & Mrs. Hippie

11:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/359685951082787/

 

Saturday March 25th-

Pokemon Sun & Moon Spring League Cup

11:00 AM @ Heroes’ Beacon

https://www.facebook.com/events/393653150995254/

 

Yin-Yang Yoga Meet-Up with Ambassador Bernice Lanigan

11:00 AM @ Lolë Saint John

https://www.facebook.com/events/430801270588370/

 

Saint John Theatre Company- Of Mice and Men

2:00 PM & 7:30 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/161149974385113/

 

Greek Night

6:00 PM @ The Saint John Trade and Convention Centre

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/greek-night-2017-tickets-31613785684

 

Rimouski vs. Sea Dogs – Playoff Game 2

7:00 PM @ Harbour Station

http://www.harbourstation.ca/events/view/rimouski-vs-sea-dogs-playoff-game-2

 

Joel Leblanc Trio plays the music of Thelonious Monk

8:00 PM @ Five and Dime

https://www.facebook.com/events/192658997892081/

 

A Lucid Nightmare, Elevate The Virus, I Monolith & Adverse FX

8:00 PM @ The Panic Room

https://www.facebook.com/events/768705526631850/

 

Lights Out with Jason Ogden

8:30 PM @ SJAH

https://www.facebook.com/events/221692038300037/

 

Great Lake Swimmers & Megan Bonnell

9:00 PM @ Peppers Pub

https://www.facebook.com/events/668567416659429/

 

Spring Fling with Pretty in Pink

9:00 PM @ CLUB Rewind

https://www.facebook.com/events/874332829376607/

 

Dance Party Saturday Night

10:00 PM @ Callahan’s Pub

http://www.callahanspubsj.com/

 

Sunday March 26th-

Ventus Machina in Concert – Saint John SNB Virtuoso Series

2:00 PM @ The Saint John Arts Centre

https://www.facebook.com/events/1962682863960184/

 

Derek Edwards

7:30 PM @ The Imperial Theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/1039432456185486/

 

 

 

 

 

Chubb’s Corner – Did You Know?

In 1846, Henry Chubb’s newspaper, the New-Brunswick Courier, found a new home on the northwest corner of Princess and Prince William street in uptown Saint John. Since then this truly historic spot in uptown Saint John has been recognized as Chubb’s Corner. On any given day in the mid-1800’s, it was not unusual to see stocks or land, among other things, being auctioned off outside on the corner on this corner which hosted the business information hub of our city until well into the 1860’s.

After the great fire of Saint John, the building that stands today was constructed with some criticism due to the sixteen gargoyle like heads which can be seen on either side of the corner. Even The Daily Sun weighed in on the matter when they deemed the building, “disfigured by these meaningless heads”. While it is not completely known whose faces these are or who carved them, it is said that they were the faces of some of the leading citizens of the day.

    

2017 Uptown St. Patrick’s Day Events!

Wednesday March 15th-

The Irish Descendants

7:30 PM @ Kent Theatre

http://eventful.com/stjohn/events/irish-descendants-/E0-001-100534517-3

 

Thursday March 16th-

When Irish Whiskey was Queen

6:00 PM @ Saint John Free Public Library

https://www.facebook.com/events/740219182803813/

 

Irish Whiskey Flight Night at Cask and Kettle

7:00 PM @ Cask and Kettle

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/irish-whiskey-flight-night-tickets-32267058641

 

Friday March 17th-

O’Leary’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

1:00 PM @ O’Leary’s Pub

http://www.olearyspub.com/banddetail.php?bnid=NDE=

 

St. Patrick’s Day Matinee in the Saint John Ale House

1:30 PM @ The Saint John Ale House

https://www.facebook.com/SaintJohnAleHouse/

 

East Coast Bistro St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Party

8:00 PM @ The East Coast Bistro

https://www.facebook.com/EastCoastBistro/

 

St. Patrick’s Day Party & Pub Crawl

11:00 PM @ Club Rewind

https://www.facebook.com/events/1670118396615012/

 

St. Paddy’s Day with Steve MacDougall

11:00PM @ Pepper’s Pub

https://www.facebook.com/peppers.pub/