Daniel Ledwell
Jessica Rhaye


Music PEI 2015 Award Nominees Announced


Music PEI


Charlottetown, PEI, – February 25, 2015 - The 2015 Music PEI Award nominees are led by The Meds with six nominations, Catherine MacLellan and Coyote with five each and Katie McGarry with four. A full list of nominees can be found in our story.

Music PEI Award Nominees



Atlantic Region Cultural Sector Remembers Marc Chouinard


Marc Chouinard


Moncton, NB – February 25, 2015 – The cultural sector in Atlantic Canada is remembering Marc Chouinard. The East Coast Music Association issued a statement this morning. Originally from Campbellton, New Brunswick, Marc has been involved professionally in the East Coast cultural sector since 1976.

Marc Chouinard



Prime Time Provides Context, Fresh Thinking and Tangible Business Models


Prime Time In Ottawa


Ottawa, ON – February 23, 2015) - At a time when content production and distribution face disruption from technology, changing consumption patterns and evolving regulatory policy, the industry is being forced to steer a new course. Prime Time in Ottawa 2015 brings together some of the most forward-looking players in today's industry, to share their insights on how to thrive in this time of change.

Prime Time Ottawa



Emma Doucette’s Starling a Stand out Debut Album


Emma Doucette


Charlottetown, PEI – February 16, 2015 – At 16 years old, Emma Doucette brings remarkable vocal clarity to that is impossible to ignore. Her handling of songs like Scarborough Fair demonstrates poise beyond her years. As Producer Jon Matthews commented, “She’s one to watch.” We're streaming the entire album in our story.

Emma Doucette



Gabrielle Papillon Releases The Tempest of Old March 24


Gabrielle Papillon


Halifax, NS – February 7, 2015 - Gabrielle Papillon releases her new CD The Tempest of Old on March 24. The album was recorded by Daniel Ledwell while Harris Newman care of Mastering at Grey Market Mastering in Montreal.

Gabrielle Papillon



Juno Award Winners The Good Lovelies and Old Man Luedecke East Coast Tour


The Good Lovelies and Chris Leudecke


Charlottetown, PE – February 4, 2015 -The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA), along with five of its members, have announced that Juno Award-winning artists The Good Lovelies and Old Man Luedecke are teaming up this month for a five date tour. Both Chris and the Good Lovelies also have dates scheduled for Newfoundland.

Good Lovelies & Chris Leudecke



Tim Chaisson’s Lost In Light CD Release Tour Starts with Opening Dates For Colin James


Tim Chaisson


Toronto, ON - February 5, 2015 – The new year is off to a running start for Prince Edward Island native Tim Chaisson who announced today that he will join six-time JUNO Award winner Colin James as direct support for the eastern leg of his Canadian tour. The news follows slew of exciting revelations for Chaisson including the announcement of his third nationally distributed album “Lost In Light”, to be released February 17, via MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada.

Tim Chaisson & Colin James



BackYard Devils Honky Tonk Heartbreaker


BackYard Devils


Moncton, NB - February 5, 2015 - After touring all over Canada and Europe, Moncton’s The BackYard Devils are back with their much-anticipated second album titled Honky Tonk Heartbreaker, on Saturday, February 21st, at Moncton’s Tide and Boar (700 Main Street). We're streaming the first single from our album in our story.

BackYard Devils



The Ottawa Northeast Film Festival Call for Submissions




Ottawa, ON – February 4, 2015 – Submissions are now open for the inaugural ONE Film Festival in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa North East Film Festival or The ONE Film Festival is a registered not-for-profit organization created to develop and implement plans for an annual film festival. The call for submissions has been announced and represents a new opportunity for Atlantic Canadian filmmakers over the years to come.

The ONEFF Call for submissions



2015 East Coast Music Award Nominees Announced in host city of St. John's


The Secrets


St. John’s NL – January 28, 2015 – The stage is set for the 2015 East Coast Music Awards in St. John’s, Newfoundland with the award nominees announced. It is a big list of nominees that includes a wide variety of music genres, video and industry sectors. The complete list in our story.

2015 ECMA Award Nominees



East Coast Artists React to JUNO Award Nominations


Catherine MacLellan


Hamilton, ON – January 27, 2015 – Numerous artists from Atlantic Canada celebrated nominations for this year’s JUNO Awards. There was a number of strong showings with Catherine MacLellan and Jenn Grant up for multiple awards. Twitter was busy yesterday as the nominations were announced. We have that and the complete list of nominees in our story.

2015 JUNO Award Nomineees



Colin James to Return for Harvest’s 25th Anniversary


Colin James


Fredericton, NB – January 27, 2014 - Iconic Canadian bluesman Colin James will headline the 25th Anniversary edition of the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival. In the first announcement of its 2015 program, Harvest revealed that James will return to Harvest after a brilliant performance in 2003 established him as an all-time Festival fan favorite.

Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival