Club Aragon (And Bobby Kinsman) Was The Place To Be Back In The Day In Peterborough

[UPDATED March 11th: The entire documentary airs on TVCogeco. Check their website for times.]


Once upon a time, Club Aragon (now Trentwinds) was Peterborough's ultra-modern nightspot. Bobby "Mr. Big Band" Kinsman and his orchestra was the house band there for many years, and the likes of Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and Robert Goulet played gigs there. Kinsman's house band played there for 25 years, starting in 1947, and his band also played the Peterborough Arts and Water Festival from 1970 to 1976. Kinsman, who is in The Pathway of Fame, was known for giving money to charities and helping struggling musicians. Here his son Tom talks about how his legendary Dad came to Peterborough and what Club Aragon was like...

[YouTube via TVCogeco]

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