Photo Review – Day Three – Groundswell Festival – Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety & Ria Mae

Who: Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety, Ria Mae When: February 23, 2017 Venue: Olympic Community Centre Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia’s GroundSwell Music Festival celebrated its third and final night on Saturday with Arsoniste, In-Flight Safety and headliner Ria Mae at the Olympic Community Centre in Halifax. Arsoniste is a synth pop singer-songwriter featuring a backing […]

Show Review – Day Two – Groundswell Festival – The Royal Volts, Like A Motorcyle & The Stanfields

Who: The Stanfields, Like A Motorcyle & The Royal Volts When: March 17, 2017 Venue: Olympic Hall Where: Halifax, NS Shenanigans and Whiskey Guns. Let’s paint a picture, shall we? It is a Friday Night in Halifax, Saint Patrick’s Day, AND you have three of the best Punky-Rock bands going in Nova Scotia playing under […]

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, […]

Show Review – SonReal

Who: SonReal When: March 10, 2017 Venue: The Marquee Ballroom Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia From Vernon, BC, hip-hop artist SonReal played for a packed room at The Marquee Ballroom in Halifax on Friday night. This was his second stop in Halifax on his No Warm Up Tour, which began last fall and brought him here […]

Five Questions With Christine Campbell

Recently I was introduced to Halifax, NS artist, Christine Campbell. Christine is about to release her new album, Roller Coaster in April, and has released a single from said album, “Last Man Standing”, which you can hear below. While you’re at it, give our Five Questions With segment a read, you may learn something new […]

Review – BA Johnston

Album:  Gremlins 3 Release Date: March 3, 2017 Download Genre: The Contraband Sneak-In-While-You-Are-Serving-Your-Weekend-Jail-Sentences Album One Line Review:  Halifax based BA Johnston proves he is The Weakerthans’ blue-collared second cousin, Mr. Plow’s best friend, and the Canadian answer to the Dead Milkmen, with the much needed (non-sequitur) soundtrack to the much-needed (never-filmed) movie Gremlins 3. Full Review:  […]

Show Review – Measha Brueggergosman

Who: Measha Brueggergosman When: February 24, 2017 Venue: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Canadian soprano singer Measha Brueggergosman brought out a large crowd to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax on Friday night. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Measha has performed at various events around the globe and has been critically acclaimed internationally. […]