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MISSISSAUGA MUSIC WALK OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2021 INDUCTEES

Radio and Television Broadcaster George “Strombo” Stroumboulopoulos and Internationally Renowned Recording Engineer/Producer Noel Cadastre to be Inducted on Sept 12th as part of this year’s Tim Horton’s Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival

The Mississauga Music Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Sept 12 at 11am at Memorial Park’s Gazebo Stage in Port Credit Ontario. The public is welcome to come and help honour these Internationally renouned Canadians with their roots in Mississauga.

 

George Stroumboulopoulos

George Stroumboulopoulos

George Stroumboulopoulos is a television and radio broadcaster, actor, media producer, and humanitarian. His Apple Music radio show, STROMBO, is heard in over 165 countries worldwide. He is an award-winning broadcaster who hosted and executive produced the talk shows “George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight” and “The Hour” on Canada’s national broadcaster, the CBC. His past work includes the show, “Stroumboulopoulos” on CNN and as the anchor on “Hockey Night in Canada”. George was also the host of Canada’s premier culture show, “The New Music”.

Noel Cadastre

Noel Cadastre

Noel Cadastre is Drake’s exclusive engineer, and is a part of the OVO Team, working alongside Noah 40 Shebib. A graduate of Mississauga’s Metalworks Audio Production and Engineering Program in 2006, Noel has earned engineering credits on Drake’s albums beginning with Thank Me Later (2010), to the most recent Scary Hours 2 (2021). Noel has contributed to multiple Canadian, European and World Tours including Drake’s Club Paradise Tour (2012), Drake’s Would You Like a Tour (2013-2014), and Drake VS Lil Wayne 31 City Summer Tour (2014) among others. As a member of the OVO Team, Noel has also worked with a wide range of talented artists including 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Action Bronson, PartyNextDoor, Lil Wayne, and DJ Khaled to name just a few.

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About Us

The Mississauga Music Walk of Fame is located in Port Credit Memorial Park in South Mississauga Ontario. It was founded in 2012 by the late Mississauga City Councillor Jim Tovey, a former rock musician who received his own star on The Walk following his untimely death in 2017.

The Mississauga Music Walk of Fame honours local musicians who have made a significant impact on the city, Music Industry builders and innovators, and Mississauga’s very own International Superstars.

In 2012, Councillor Tovey and the founding Walk of Fame Committee comprised of local music historians and enthusiasts John Stewart, Mike Beggs and Ric Cooper and performer/producer Patti Jannetta joined with the Port Credit BIA, the Southside Shuffle Blues Festival, sponsors and enthusiastic supporters to bring the first Mississauga Music Walk of Fame to life. Inducted that first year were, the great Oscar Peterson, the legendary Ronnie Hawkins, opera singer Krisztina Szabo, and Triumph drummer and industry entrepreneur Gil Moore. 

What a way to kick off a Walk of Fame!

Since then we have seen the induction of stars such as Gil Moore and Rik Emmett from Triumph, Denny Doherty from Mamas and Papas, Jeff Healey, Liberty Silver,  Randy Lennox former President Bell Media, Phil X from Bon Jovi  many more. These are all internationally renowned individuals with interesting stories and remarkable careers.

Please take the opportunity to visit the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame. Now it its 10th year with 29 Inductees’ names forever engraved on granite plaques installed in the walking path of Memorial Park, Port Credit, the musical hub of Mississauga.

The Walk of Fame Committee wishes to thank all sponsors, funders, volunteers and the public for their support and look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 Mississauga Music Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony on Sunday Sept 12th at 11am.

THE FUTURE

COMING TO THE MISSISSAUGA MUSIC WALK OF FAME IN 2021 AND BEYOND WILL BE AN INNOVATIVE, EXCITING, AND GAMECHANGING EXPERIENCE DEVELOPED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COMPUTER SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY DEPT AT SHERIDAN COLLEGE 

IMAGINE STANDING OVER THE STAR OF THE LEGENDARY JAZZ PIANIST OSCAR PETERSON, YOU HAVE THE MISSISSAUGA MUSIC WALK OF FAME APP ON YOUR IPHONE, IPAD, OR ANDROID DEVICE AND YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR. YOU SIMPLY HOVER YOUR CAMERA OVER THE STAR AND VOILA!! MUSIC, PHOTOS, AND VIDEO, WITH HISTORICAL DATA….WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE?

WE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO INITIALLY DEMONSTRATE THIS ENHANCED WALK EXPERIENCE AT THE 2021 MISSISSAUGA MUSIC WALK OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY ON SEPT 12TH AT 11AM AS PART OF THE TIM HORTON’S SOUTHSIDE SHUFFLE.  

THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WILL BE GROUND BREAKING, EXCITING, AND WILL LEAD THE COUNTRY WITH TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

WHO WE ARE

Cliff Hunt, Chair

Don McVie, Vice Chair /Treasurer

Patti Jannetta, Secretary / Director

Joey Cee, Director

Jack Sloggett, Director

NOMINATIONS FOR 2022

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Eligibility: Nominees must have been born in Mississauga or have lived for an extended period of time in Mississauga, and have made a significant contribution to the Canadian or International Music Industry.
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INDUCTEES

2021
INDUCTEES

George Stroumboulopoulos
George StroumboulopoulosTelevision and Radio Broadcaster
Noel Cadastre
Noel CadastreAudio Engineer

2020
INDUCTEE

Patti Jannetta
Patti JannettaSinger, Songwriter, Producer, Entertainer, and Humanitarian

2019
INDUCTEES

phil-x
Phil XBon Jovi Lead Guitarist
prakash-john
Prakash JohnRock & Roll Hall of Fame Bass Player

2018
INDUCTEE

jim1
Jim ToveyWard One Councillor

2017
INDUCTEES

Randy Lennox
Randy LennoxMusic Executive
Alex Pangman
Alex PangmanMusician
Liberty Silver
Liberty SilverMusician
Fito Blanko
Fito BlankoMusician

2016
INDUCTEES

Jeff Healey
Jeff HealeyGuitarist / Vocalist
Bobby Dean Blackburn
Bobby Dean BlackburnMusician
Cliff Hunt
Cliff HuntIndustry Veteran & Digital Pioneer
Steve Demarchi
Steve DeMarchiMusician

2015
INDUCTEES

Neill Dixon
Neill DixonMusic Management
Rob Wells
Rob WellsProducer
Denny Doherty
Denny DohertyMamas and Papas - Vocalist
John Bride
John BrideGuitar Legend

2014
INDUCTEES

Tommy Hunter
Tommy HunterCountry Music Legend
Joey Cee
Joey CeeMusic Publisher & Promoter
Ron Harrison
Ron HarrisonTV & Film Music Composer
Billy Talent
Billy TalentPunk-Pop Band

2013
INDUCTEES

Rik Emmett
Rik EmmettTriumph Guitarist
Charlie Camilleri
Charlie CamilleriCanadian Music Industry
Nancy Walker
Nancy WalkerJazz Pianist
Chuck Jackson
Chuck JacksonSouthside Shuffle Founder
Eleanor Calbes
Eleanor CalbesOpera Singer

2012
INDUCTEES

Ronnie Hawkins
Ronnie HawkinsLegendary Rocker
Oscar Peterson
Oscar PetersonJazz Pianist
Krisztina Szabo
Krisztina SzaboOpera Singer
Gil Moore
Gil MooreTriumph Drummer