Anniversary Party

Raise the Hammer on January 27

Raise the Hammer turns two. It's time to throw a party.

By Adrian Duyzer
Published January 24, 2007

Come join us this Saturday, January 27 to celebrate two years of independent journalism in Hamilton.

Famous Framus

Raise the Hammer is pleased to present Famous Framus for a very special live performance.

Famous Framus' songs, "born on the rusty streets of Steeltown," are "equal chunks of the soul/spirit of Blues and the attitude/energy of Punk".

This Saturday is your chance to hear a uniquely talented Steeltown original.

The Trulee Odd Show

There are few people on this earth for whom sideburns in the shape of lightning bolts seem well-suited, but Trulee Odd, aka Paul Maskell, is one of them.

The content of Saturday's show remains a secret, but a repertoire that includes fire-eating, blindfolded machete juggling, unicycle riding and mini motorcycle stunts should give some clues about what to expect.

Unconfirmed Rumours

There are unconfirmed rumours that the party may also feature a speech by RTH Editor Ryan McGreal, a drunken poetry reading by an RTH contributor, a live performance on guitar by a well-known Hamiltonian (yes, another one), and perhaps even a visit from a high-ranking city official or two.

The only way you'll find out is by stopping by. See you there.

Adrian Duyzer is an entrepreneur, business owner, and Associate Editor of Raise the Hammer. He lives in downtown Hamilton with his family. On Twitter: adriandz


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By Steely-eyed (anonymous) | Posted January 24, 2007 at 15:57:05

Steel music and fire-eating -- it's hamilton in microcosm. Cool!

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By steel-toed (anonymous) | Posted January 25, 2007 at 11:41:22

will be there with hardhat on and beer in hand

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