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Dave Norris, John Allaire, and the EXPAND YOUR BANDWIDTH winner!

This week, meet Dave Norris (left) who fronts Ottawa rock band Dave Norris and Local Ivan. Get a first listen to their latest album They Let You Paint Your Darker Dreams, and find out who "local Ivan" actually is.

You'll also hear the brand new single from Ottawa rockers The Balconies -- the song is called "Do It in the Dark" and the video is a great tribute to classic horror movies... check it out below:


You'll also hear a feature interview with Ottawa singer-songwriter John Allaire (right) -- find out about his sweet weekly gig at Quinn's Pub in Ottawa South and hear him play a few songs off his latest album, Heart of Steel.


- The Balconies are on tour with big Sugar and are playing Nov.11th in Thunder Bay with upcoming shows in Barrie, London and Windsor -- check out the details on their website

- Dave Norris and Local Ivan's CD release party is happening Friday, Nov 16th at Maverick's Bar in Ottawa -- details on their website

- Erin McCallum plays the Queen's Bush in Hanover, Ont on Nov. 17th -- info on her website

- You can catch John Allaire every Sunday at 3pm at Quinn's Pub in Old Ottawa South.
And now, what you've been waiting for... the winner of the EXPAND YOUR BANDWIDTH contest!
One month, 80 entries and more than 40 000 votes later... the top 10 finalists were sent to the judges' panel (Brad Frenette from CBC Music, Steve Venegas from Radio 3 and myself) ... and we have a winner!
beth moore.jpgCongratulations to Beth Moore, from Port Colbourne, Ontario, who has won a live studio session on the show! Keep your ear out to hear Beth on the show in the coming weeks.
And if you're looking to help the Movember cause -- check out Jack Pine and the Fire's Movember tune "Moustache is King." All proceeds from downloads go to the Movember campaign -- check it out here.
Have a fantastic rest of your weekend, and catch you back here next week!
Playlist for November 10th, 2012
Theme: MICHIGAN LEFT - Arkells
Sting: THERE'S LONELY, THERE'S LONELIER - Dave Norris and Local Ivan
FLUSH AND FLASHING - Dave Norris and Local Ivan
Sting: OLD TO NEW MONEY - Tusks
DO IT IN THE DARK - The Balconies
Sting: SPIN THE WHEEL - John Allaire
INTERVIEW - John Allaire
OBITUARIES - John Allaire (live in studio 12)
INTERVIEW - John Allaire
OPEN LETTER TO MY HEART - John Allaire (live in studio 12)
Expand Your Bandwidth Top 10 and Judges' Panel
And the Track to Start Your Saturday Night...
MOUSTACHE IS KING - Jack Pine and the Fire