John Law, Niagara Falls Review

John Law

John Law has been The Review's arts and entertainment writer since 1990.


Melissa Etheridge heads to the Niagara Fallsview Casino for two shows, Oct. 19 and 20. PHOTO: Darren Brown/Postmedia

Rock, soul and Melissa Etheridge

When asked how much she likes coming to Canada these days, Melissa Etheridge offers a pause then sharp laughter. If she liked it here before, she's head over heels now.

Country singer Brad Battle and crooner Mel Monaco share greetings at Sunday's Niagara Music Awards in Niagara Falls, where both had five nominations. Battle won two awards for Country Artist and Songwriter of the Year. PHOTO: John Law / Niagara Falls Review

Niagara music’s big night turns 10

Niagara Falls country singer Brad Battle recalls driving home one day and taking note of the trees along the way. He was choosing which one to drive his car into and kill himself.