Show Review – Day One – Groundswell Festival – Heather Rankin & Rawlins Cross

Who: Heather Rankin & Rawlins Cross When: March 16, 2017 Venue: Spatz Theatre Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Nova Scotian treasure Heather Rankin and Celtic band Rawlins Cross filled up The Spatz Theatre on Thursday night in Halifax to kick off GroundSwell Music Festival. GroundSwell Music Festival is a three-day event that highlights Nova Scotian talent, […]

Groundswell Music Festival announces Headliners

GroundSwell Music recently announced the headliners for the upcoming GroundSwell Music Festival.  The three-day event will run March 16-18th, 2017. This is the second year for the festival, and plans to highlight the very best of what Nova Scotia is known for, this obviously means, music and hospitality. “With a focus on Nova Scotian music, food and drink, this […]

On The Spot with Hillsburn

Nova Scotia based band, Hillsburn took some time out of their busy CMW schedule to have a chat with Canadian Beats contributor, Linda Heldman! This band is a lot of fun, as you can tell by this segment of On The Spot! Connect with Hillsburn: Website Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Linda Heldman Hello everyone! My […]

New tour dates released by Hillsburn

Halifax, NS based band, Hillsburn have had a busy year up until now, releasing their debut full-length album, In The Battle Years on March 11, and they aren’t done yet! They released a new single late last month, “When We Were Young”, you can see the video below: Now, the indie-folk pop group is heading […]

Review – Hillsburn

Album: In The Battle Years Release Date: March 11, 2016 Download Genre: Indie Folk/Pop Halifax based indie-folk-pop band Hillsburn has just dropped their first full length album entitled In The Battle Years via GroundSwell Music. Who says good things take time, this piece of art was recorded over the course of two weeks and is pure brilliance. The […]

Interview – Hillsburn

By: B Hartling Photo Credit: Kylee Nunn I recently had the chance to ask Halifax based band, Hillsburn a series of questions via email. The band is about to release their debut album, “In The Battle Years” on March 11 via GroundSwell Music, and we are excited to hear it. Stay tuned to Canadian Beats for […]

New video released by Hillsburn

By: Jenna Melanson Halifax, NS based band, Hillsburn have released a brand new video for their track, “Run Down”, which is the lead single from the band’s debut album, “In The Battle Years”.  The album is set to be released on March 11, 2016 via GroundSwell Music. I would describe this as a modern day anthem, […]