Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: Home to a vibrant music scene with a diversity of talented musicians, songwriters, music businesses and entrepreneurs, great live music venues and music festivals. Explore our music playlists and learn more about our artists and musical acts. Some we’re sure you’ll know, others perhaps not, but they’re all fuelling Hamilton’s eclectic and vibrant music scene. Rock, blues, jazz, hip hop, folk, country, punk, classical, electronic, children’s choirs, something experimental, and a lot more. And check out ourMusic Business Directory. If you're part of Hamilton's music community, be sure to add your listing today. It's your opportunity to connect with your peers, fans and supporters. We’ll certainly be looking for your input, recommendations, reviews and any cool content. Got a new release coming or a show in the city? Let us know. Read about what you can do on our website during our launch ramp-up month of August. Welcome to the Hamilton music scene. Welcome to our city of music.
Myke Hutchings acknowledges Hamilton’s musical heritage and its reputation as an arts incubator. “People often focus on the punk and hard rock acts, but Hamilton has a strong electronic and experimental scene, too,” he says. “I’m amazed how often the lines between these scenes get blurred..."
The Coalition for Music Education held a forum in Hamilton, hosted at Gasworks, back in 2015. The topic: Music Education in Hamilton, and forming an action plan. The "Wise Voices For Music: Hamilton Action Page" captures the essential discussion highlights.