On Beat – Focus on LIVE Venues in Cornwall Ontario – Joseph Boyer looks at Snails II, La Maison, and Bounce – February 3, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – If it’s live entertainment you’re looking for, Cornwall’s Nightclubs have something for you.
With the worst of winter now bearing down upon us and little to do outside on those frigid evenings, Cornwall’s nightclubs are looking to draw you in and enjoy many different shows.

With a wide range of entertainment available such as; comedians, bands, DJ’s and Hypnotists. You can be sure to have a good night out on the town at some of these local hot-spots.

Snails II, ( 113 1/2 Pitt Street behind Kastners) has quickly become one of the premier night-spots in Cornwall. Located on, 113 Pitt St., this venue is sure to provide you with a taste of everything.

Owner Mitch Gagne had this to say about why it`s important to have an establishment that provides a space for live entertainment.

“I believe live entertainment is a must to have in my establishment due to a couple of reasons. We all know there are different kinds of music lovers and live bands are what some people love.”

He added,

“Plus it’s a draw for their friends and families to see them, which helps me as a bar owner.”

With well-known acts booked like the ever-popular Yuk-Yuks Comedy night, on April 27 and reasonably priced tickets to this event starting from $10.00 in advance. You’re sure to have yourself a great laugh and memorable evening, without breaking the bank. Tickets can be purchased at the club.

Cornwall’s newest Nightclub, Bounce, located on; 917 second St. has a stellar show lined up on February 22, with the Randy & Mr. Lahey: Staggering across Canada Tour.  This event is being presented by Alkaline Entertainment and Rockstar Party. Tickets are now available and will be $30.00 in advance or $35.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Strung-Out-Guitars, 601 Montreal Rd. or at the club itself.
When asked what to expect from this show Bar Manager Josh Warren said,

“Anyone who knows about the Trailer Park Boys will love this show.”   He also noted,  “This show was named the best comedy tour in 2007, people love these guys.”

Bounce Night Club will be bringing in different DJ’s, bands and comedy acts and is open from Thurs-Sat.

Finally, if you’re looking to entertain your friends with a little bit of Karaoke; La Maison, located on 900 Montreal Rd.  Is the place to let loose and party.   Karaoke nights are every Wednesday.   La Maison, is also well known for bringing in popular local talents such as; Rub Salt, Graham Greer and Winston Marley.
With many different bands, comedy routines and DJ’s ready to entertain you in Cornwall’s Night Clubs and Taverns. It would be a shame to miss some of these great acts coming to a venue near you. Get out there and beat your winter blues with some great entertainment provided by local artists and entertainment companies.

Joseph Boyer is a 2nd Year Journalism student at St. Lawrence College.   He’s interning with The Cornwall Free News this semester.  When not at school or working hard at becoming an Investigative Journalist he like to DJ.

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