HodgePodge: I’ve never met a Charlie I did not like

HodgePodge: I’ve never met a Charlie I did not like HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge I had the pleasure of watching Barry Mathers singing in Kerry Park...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR Aug. 2, 2022

NEW YEAR, OLD ME The Barlow (independent) **** In the land of twang there’s a new lane; Colorado country.  The Barlow hails from Denver, and...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR July 26, 2022

LIVE DOWN UNDERGROUND Matty T Wall (Hipster Dumpster Records) ***** Here is some brawny blues rock guitar to rip your head clean off.  As much...

A ‘Where-to-Spend-Your-Money Guide’ for tourists

A 'Where-to-Spend-Your-Money Guide' for tourists Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge Today’s column is for tourists and not for locals or regular HodgePodge readers. Please pass this over to...

The perfect summer day

The perfect summer day Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge I (we) did it. After numerous attempts over the past few years I (we) finally experienced it. Yes,...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR July 8, 2022

  ERATO The Bacon Brothers (independent) ****+ I ignored The Bacon Brothers for years thinking they were just another Hollywood vanity project, but 2020’s The Way...

Gonzo Fest 2022 Gallery

Thank you to our incredible Gonzo photographers, Shane Collins and Jordon Shade and the team from Studio New Format for their amazing captures in...

Good To Be Back: Alfie Zappacosta at The Dream Café Penticton

The Dream Café Penticton is one of those magical venues for musicians and music aficionados alike to plan their next visit even as they...

Golf. Music. Community.

GOLF. MUSIC. COMMUNITY. Photo credit and copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan The summer showed up, just in time for Gonzo Okanagan’s 3rd golf tournament,...

Let the games begin

Let the Games begin HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge Welcome to the end of June and, apparently, the new month for game playing. The summer winds came blowing...