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Club scene: Big Sugar plays the London Music Hall Thursday

LONDON FREE PRESS By Lori Mastronardi, Special to QMI Agency If you can’t take an island getaway, a Big Sugar

January 21, 2015
Big Sugar strips down sound for Cookstown gig

Innisfil Journal Canadian reggae-rockers Big Sugar are bringing their new acoustic sound to Cookstown Feb. 5. The band, known for

January 21, 2015
Big Sugar Bringing Sweet Acoustic Sounds to Meaford Hall

By Stephen Vance, Staff Life & Leisure – Arts & Culture They’ve been on the Canadian music scene for more

January 20, 2015
Big Sugar Bringing Sweet Acoustic Sounds to Meaford Hall

THE MEAFORD INDEPENDENT By Stephen Vance They’ve been on the Canadian music scene for more than 25 years, and they

January 19, 2015
Big Sugar goes acoustic

Scene Magazine pop culture – John Sharpe Canadian-born vocalist/guitarist Gordie Johnson is a very busy, versatile musician. Not only is he

January 15, 2015
Big Sugar bringing acoustic show to Sarnia

By Paul Morden, Sarnia Observer Yardstyle, the title of Big Sugar’s latest album, isn’t intended to conjure up images of

January 15, 2015
Expect an intimate show from Big Sugar

THE CHATHAM VOICE Big Sugar’s Gordie Johnson can’t wait to play the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre later this month.

January 14, 2015
Gravenhurst Banner

Big Sugar back at The Kee ROCKING THE KEE (Photo by Melanie Swerdan) Big Sugar released a new album, YardStyle,

August 5, 2014
The Townsman

Expect your JulyFest loud, Big and Wide by  Barry Coulter – Cranbrook Daily Townsman The rock event of the year is

July 14, 2014
Stylus Magazine

Big Sugar – Yard Style When you hear the name Big Sugar, generally a big smile will come over your

July 2, 2014
Red Dirt Report

ALBUM REVIEW: “Yardstyle” by Big Sugar “Yardstyle” is the stripped-down, new album from Canadian band Big Sugar. ANDREW W. GRIFFIN | JUNE

June 16, 2014
FYI Music News

A CONVERSATION WITH GORDIE JOHNSON “I have a DJ night every week in Austin where I spin obscure soul records.

May 29, 2014
The Athabasca Advocate

Big Sugar will bring reggae-rock to River Rats festival Joel Wittnebel A band with a history almost as unique as

May 27, 2014
Exystence Music Blog

Big Sugar – Yard Style (2014) They’ve sold around half a million albums in Canada, mostly during their ’90s heyday,

May 13, 2014
20 Questions with Friendlyness from Big Sugar

Posted by: Jesse Wallace April 29, 2014 Name: Friendlyness Occupation: I’m against it. On the Web: Bio: Music is my life. Where do you

May 1, 2014
St. Albert Gazette

Big Sugar and Wide Mouth Mason headline Rainmaker Rodeo By: Anna Borowiecki On the second last weekend of every May, the

April 30, 2014
St. Albert Leader

Big Sugar brings sweet sounds to Rainmaker Organizers of this year’s Rainmaker Rodeo and Exhibition are hoping to hear some

April 25, 2014
Win a Copy of Yardstyle

The good people at HubaDub sat down with Gordie to talk about the new record, and want you to win

April 23, 2014
Newstalk 1290 CJBK

London @ Large with Gordie Johnson Al Coombs talks with a member of the iconic band Big Sugar Al Coombs

April 22, 2014
New Canadian Music

YARDSTYLE Big Sugar Gordie Johnson is one of the few white artists to delve deeply into reggae and emerge with

April 16, 2014