ECMA 2017 – Irving Oil Fan Fest

Photos by Tara Thompson The Irving Oil Fan Fest took place on Saturday the 29th in Market Square. The fans packed the square on both floors, leaving only standing room for most of the show. The Penny Blacks kicked off the show with their jazz/folk sound complete with a fiddle. The crowd kept pouring in […]

ECMA 2017 announces Irving Oil Fan Fest

If you’re anywhere near Saint John tomorrow, be sure to take in the FREE Irving Oil Fan Fest at the ECMAs! It’s a great way to spend a few hours with your family and friends on a Saturday and have a great time listening to fantastic music. Taking place on Saturday, April 29 at 1pm […]

2017 JUNO Awards Recap

The 2017 JUNO Awards are now in the history books. It is so much more than the broadcast show. In Ottawa, there were three different exhibits – JUNO Photography Exhibition (March 10 – April 16), Art is Art Exhibit (March 16 – April 16) and JUNO House: R-Evolution (March 11 – August 31). These displayed […]

Interview – Heather Rankin

On Friday, March 31 our own Linda Heldman was in Ottawa for the Juno Awards festivities. She was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to chat with Canadian legend, Heather Rankin. Give a listen as they discuss her Juno nomination for her newest album, A Fine Line, and catch Heather & Linda singing together! That’s […]

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, […]

“Canadian Music. East Coast Style Spotlight” at Folk Alliance International

During the lead up to the evermore exciting East Coat Music Week more and more is being announced for not only fans in the Atlantic provinces, but international fans as well. ECMA, Music/Musique NB, Music NL, Music NS, and Music PEI are putting on the Canadian Music, East Coast Style Spotlight at the 2017 Folk […]

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 […]