Listen: Episode 410 (August 12/22)

I Heart Hamilton airs Fridays 2-3PM on 93.3 CFMU
Hosted by Kristin Archer

Pier 8 Pop Ups is an event series presented by the City of Hamilton and the West Harbour, featuring outdoor movie nights, vendor markets, patio parties, family activities & more, all making use of the awesome spaces at Pier 8 including Copps Pier Beach, Copps Pier Playground, Gantry Crane, and Hamilton Waterfront Trust patio. Chatting with the programmers, Whitney McMeekin (Girl on the Wing/Hamilton Flea) and Erika McMeekin (Sous Bas).

Mentioned in this episode:
Pier 8 Pop Ups this weekend:
– Friday August 12: Picnic at the Bay
– Saturday August 13: BIPOC Showcase & Pop-Up Market
– Sunday August 14: Sous Bay
– More events Aug. 25-28 and September 10-11

Hamilton Indigenous Unity Rally [August 13, noon, City Hall]

Eclectic Local free concert with Ellis in Transit [August 13, 5-6pm, The Gasworks]


  • Ellis In Transit – “Gucci Socialist”
  • The Ruddy Ruckus – “Bloodbath”
  • Captain Wildchild – “Fantasy” 
  • Devan – “Lie” Liquid Sunshine
  • Sufferin Mall – “The Chase”
  • Teenage Head – “Ain’t Got No Sense” Teenage Head
  • The Fledge – “Slack / Drawn” Hunter
  • Counterparts – “Whispers Of Your Death”
Episode 410 of I Heart Hamilton on 93.3 CFMU featuring an interview with Whitney McMeekin and Erika McMeekin of Pier 8 Pop Ups
Kristin Archer is the creator of I Heart Hamilton (, where she has blogged about experiences around her hometown since 2011, growing a social media presence along the way. Encouraging locals to “be a tourist in your own city,” she promotes arts and culture across her various social media platforms, blog, and weekly radio show on 93.3 CFMU.

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