Listen: Episode 447 (June 16/23)

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

The 54th It’s Your Festival returns to Gage Park July 1-3. The free festival, run by Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council, features four stages of entertainment, family fun, midway, food, vendors, activities and events for people of all ages. Headliners include: Chilliwack, Jully Black, and The Box, plus the annual Parade of Cultures, Just One Wish Kindness Awards, and showcase a variety of cultural dances, including traditional Indigenous performances. From the It’s Your Festival Board of Directors – Brenda Marshall is on the show today to tell us what’s in store.


  • Onglish – “Wav Length Remix” ft. S.O.A.P
  • Aiza – “Majimbo” Sovereignty
  • Odario – “Hot Hot Heat” feat. Kamilah Apong Good Morning Hunter
  • Naked House – “You”
  • Andrew Shier – “Foreign Fixtures”
  • Granny Smith – “Egypt”
  • The Long Patrol – “Lost Boys” Sunlight
  • Burs – “Hard Love” Holding Patterns
  • Ombiigizi – “The Once Child” Sewn Back Together
  • Miles From Nowhere – “What Am I To Do?” Slow Down
  • Carrie Clark – “Electromagnetic”  
  • Fake Shape – “‘Nother Thought” Night Swim
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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