Photo Review – Bill & Joel Plaskett

Who: Mayhemingways, Bill & Joel Plaskett When: April 20, 2017 Venue: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Thursday night brought a sold out crowd to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium for the Solidarity Tour in support of Bill and Joel Plaskett’s new album.  Opening for the father-son duo was Mayhemingways – described as a “fuzz-folk” […]

Review – Stewart Legere

Album: Quiet The Station Release Date: April 21, 2017 Download Genre: Singer-Songwriter Indie singer-songwriter Stewart Legere of Halifax, Nova Scotia has released his debut album, Quiet The Station! ”Wishes In Wells”, the albums opening track, starts with a slightly funky acoustic sway as Legere serenades the listener with a soft and smooth voice.  Perhaps the […]

Ten songs you need to hear at East Coast Music Week

As you know, East Coast Music Week is coming up quickly, less than two weeks to be exact and here at Canadian Beats we are excited for all the great performances during the week in Saint John, NB. So I have compiled a list of ten songs that you need to hear during East Coast […]

Photo Review – Port Cities

Who: Port Cities When: April 13, 2017 Venue: Schooner Showroom, Casino Nova Scotia Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia’s own Port Cities played for a packed Schooner Showroom at Casino Nova Scotia Thursday night. In 2015, three talents—Breagh Mackinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro—joined forces and formed Port Cities together, and this show was for […]

Review – Campbell + Green

EP: 2 Of Hearts Release Date: November 29, 2016 Download Genre: Folk/Pop Nova Scotia, based Folk/Pop duo singer/songwriters Campbell + Green have just released her newest EP entitled 2 Of Hearts. Campbell + Green have devoted their music to send a powerful message of what love really is to anyone that takes the time to listen […]

Photo Review – Quiet Parade & Saint-Jack

Artists: Saint-Jack, Quiet Parade When: March 23, 2017 Venue: Plan B Lounge Where: Moncton, NB Genre: Bleeding Heart Pop Rock, Indie Folk, Fog-Rock Thursday night I had the pleasure of covering Quiet Parade as they performed their first show with material in both French and English. Opener Saint-Jack did a great job warming up the […]

Review – Makayla Lynn

Album: On a Dare and a Prayer Release Date: March 24, 2017 Download Genre: Country Makayla Lynn has had more to her country music career before her Sweet 16th birthday party than most of us can imagine to have in a lifetime. Lynn has added songwriting credits, high profile performances, and three self-produced albums to […]