519 Magazine and YQG Rocks  is the first to tell you about the best and worst music, books and more in the region. As your pop culture concierge, we are your one-stop source for the latest and most trusted LOCAL entertainment news and commentary. We live in the 519 and we play in the 519 — we’ve infiltrated your digital devices, your social channels, your radio airwaves and now we're available in print at more than 200 locations in Windsor-Essex, Leamington, Chatham-Kent, Sarnia and London.
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Select Locations Where You Can Get Your Copy of 519 Magazine
  • Best Western Plus, Windsor
  • Bestway Motel, Windsor
  • Blackburn Radio, Windsor
  • Budget Inn, Windsor
  • CAA, Windsor
  • Cadillac Inn, Windsor
  • Caesars Windsor
  • Capital Theatre, Windsor
  • Chrysler Theatre, Windsor
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, Windsor
  • Comfort Suites Downtown, Windsor
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Windsor
  • Holiday Inn, Windsor
  • Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, Windsor
  • iCheck Inn, Windsor
  • Innkeeper’s Lodge, Windsor
  • Ivy Rose Motor Inn, Windsor
  • Jade Restaurant, Windsor
  • Johnson’s Motel, Windsor
  • Kenora Motel, Windsor
  • Leisure Motel, Windsor
  • Lexington Inn & Suites, Windsor
  • Ming Wah Chinese Buffet, Windsor
  • MNSi Telecom, Windsor
  • Nancy Johns Gallery, Windsor
  • Olde Walkerville Theatre, Windsor
  • Ontario Travel Information, Windsor
  • PC Outfitters, Windsor
  • Shadowbox Theatre, Windsor
  • Quality Suites Downtown, Windsor
  • Ramada Limited Windsor, Windsor
  • Rockstar Music Hall, Windsor
  • Rolling Stone Vintage And Collectibles
  • Royal Windsor Motel, Windsor
  • Swinging Soap Company, Windsor
  • Super 8, Windsor
  • Tourism Windsor-Essex Peelee Island, Windsor
  • Towne and Country Motel, Windsor
  • Travelodge Hotel, Windsor
  • Via Rail Station, Windsor
  • WFCU Centre, Windsor
  • Windsor Tunnel Exchange
  • CAA, Chatham
  • Chatham Capitol Theatre
  • Chatham Motel, Chatham
  • Colonial Motel, Chatham
  • Kent Motel, Chatham
  • Saxony Motel, Chatham
  • Super 8, Chatham
  • Travelodge, Chatham
  • Via Rail Station, Chatham
  • Gateway Casinos, Dresden
  • Howard Johnson, Ridgetown


  • Wolfhead Distillery, Amherstburg
  • Blimeys British Store, Harrow
  • Laser It! Salon & Spa, LaSalle
  • CAA, Leamington
  • Day’s Inn, Leamington
  • Leamington Tourist Info Centre
  • Quality Inn, Leamington
  • 18 Wheeler Truck Stop, Tilbury
London Area
  • Fanshawe College, London
  • Via Rail Station, London
  • Amy’s Restaurant, Strathroy
  • Blue Water Motel, Sarnia
  • CAA, Sarnia,
    Drawbridge Inn & Suites, Sarnia
  • Fauld’s Motel, Sarnia
  • Harbourfront Inn, Sarnia
  • Holiday Inn, Sarnia
  • Quality Inn, Sarnia
  • Super 8, Sarnia
  • Sarnia Public Library
  • Versatile Inn, Sarnia
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What We Do

519 Magazine offers multiple brands including the flagship print magazine, as well as a popular website and weekly commercial radio segment.
Ranked as one of the top 3,000 websites in Canada by Quantcast analytics and with more than 40,000 visitors per month, the award winning website YQG Rocks provides the region with quality entertainment coverage. Our social network is nearly 10,000 across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
In Print
519 Magazine is Southern Ontario's Entertainment Magazine, available at more than 200 select locations, libraries, entertainment venues, restaurants and tourist destinations from Windsor to Chatham and Sarnia and London. With celebrity interviews and local superstars, we talk about who's doing what in the 519.
On The Air
Our YQG Rocks Cool 60 segment can be heard on the Blackburn radio station Cool-FM in both Windsor and Chatham every Friday in the morning show and afternoon drive show. Veteran host Dan Savoie talks with the stars and chats about local events.

Our Team

Meet the people that are going to take your business to the next level.
Dan Savoie
Dan Savoie

Publisher / Editor

Windsor-Essex only Entertainment Critic, Dan has clocked in more than 1,000 celebrity interviews in the last 25 years - from KISS to Bon Jovi and James Wan (Insidious) to dozens of Playboy Playmates. In 2018, Dan was nominated for a City of Windsor Mayor's Arts Award.

    April Savoie
    April Savoie

    Director of Sales

    Enthusiastic and passionate, with great sense of humor, April has more than 20 years experience in media sales and knows what it takes to make a successful campaign. She's also interviewed hundreds of celebrities. Her favourites have been Meat Loaf and Tobin Bell from the SAW movies.

      Contact us

      And we will get in touch as soon as possible.
      341 Parent Avenue Windsor, ON - N9A 2B7
      E-mail: info@yqgrocks.com Phone: 226.647.4451