The Current

East Coast/West Coast All Stars Featuring David Garfield and Alex Ligertwood

The East Coast/West Coast All Stars were in the studio rehearsing before their performance at the Oakville Jazz festival.

Keyboard Player and music director for George Benson, David Garfield is joined by the lead singer of Santana for 18 years, Alex Legertwood. Featuring for this performance local talent Vito Reza on drums, Peter Cardinali on bass and […]

River 16 Thanks The Halton District School Board Co-Op Program

River 16 would like to extend a Thank You to all of our Co-Op students and their teachers from last year. We are honored to be able to help teach local high school students to inner workings of a studio and look forward to many more successful internships.
Now accepting applications for 2009/2010 school year.

James Clark Jones

Local artist James Clark Jones was in recently recording his brand new record ‘Dispatch From Purgatory’.

It features 9 original songs, and some excellent percussion work from Roman Tome and wonderful acoustic bass from Brian Kobayakawa.

The Album is set for release is September ’09 please be sure to visit James’ Website for more info.

Pete Vandyk is in Recording a Demo

Pete Vandyk is back at River 16. With the help of some friends (Zac Aasman, Brian Kieft) he has been in laying down tracks for his new demo.

Jimmy King Music Video Shoot

Local Artist Jimmy King was in recently to shoot a video for his new single.

Drummer Al Cross (Big Sugar, Great Big Sea) talks about the River 16 live room

Check out this video testimonial by Al Cross

River 16 Acquires a Hammond M3 and Leslie 122

River 16 has recently acquired a Hammond M3 Organ and a vintage Leslie 122 rotating speaker cabinet.

Both are in mint condition and sound great. Once the Tubes get warmed up this pair really rips!

Check out some photo’s of these beautifully maintained  instruments.


Podcast 87: Donna Papacosta with Peter West

Donna Papacosta with Peter West
Donna interviewed professional photographer Peter West  for tips on how to capture great images for non-pros. During the interview, they spoke about the problems non-pros will face on a regular basis with digital photos and how to overcome them. You can check out Peter’s photo blog here. 

If you want to read […]

Grand Opening

Check out a mini documentary of River 16’s Grand Opening


Many thanks to the artists, Dave McWilliams, Mayor Rob Burton and everyone else who helped out to make our grand opening such a tremendous success.

River 16 Featured In Oakville Beaver

River 16 was recently featured in The Oakville Beaver. Click here to read the article

Article by Tina Depko

Photo’s By Michael Willems