Chrissy Crowley
Blue Cape Sessions
Daniel Ledwell
Jessica Rhaye
Alan Syliboy
Meaghan Blanchard
David Myles

 

Jenn Grant

 

Measha Brueggergosman releases Christmas

 

Measha Brueggergosman

 

Toronto, ON – October 30, 2013 – The first of this year’s Christmas albums has been announced by Warner Music Canada. Measha Brueggergosman has released Christmas and it is now available, and can be ordered both digitally and physically.

Measha Brueggergosman Christmas

 

 

Folk Music Ontario Interview with Toronto Publicist Richard Flohil

 

Richard Flohil

 

Toronto, ON – October 29, 2014 – Folk Music Ontario held its 28th Annual General Meeting in Toronto recently. It attracts up to 700 delegates from throughout North America. Many are new to “the business” while others are seasoned professionals. In our ongoing series of interviews, we speak with Toronto publicist Richard Flohil. At 80 years young and 50 years experience in the music industry, he provides a first hand account of the music industry in Canada like no one else can. Our video interview is available in the story.

Richard Flohil

 

 

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers Association Wins Government Support for Five-Year Strategic Growth Plan

 

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers

 

Halifax, NS – October 27, 2014 - The increasing popularity of craft beer in the Maritimes reflects not only a demand for specialty products, but a viable up-and-coming industry in Nova Scotia. This past Friday, at the Craft Brewers and Distillers Workshop at Acadia University, industry stakeholders and community organizers gathered to share knowledge and refine their skills.

Nova Scotia Craft Brewers

 

 

MusicNL Award Winners Presented at Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre Gala

 

Brianna Gosse

 

Corner Brook, NL – October 27, 2014 - MusicNL announced the 2014 MusicNL Award winners at an Awars Gala in Corner Brook, Newfoundland at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre. The list of winners is available in our story.

MusicNL Award Winners

 

 

More than 100 Films at Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton

 

Silver Wave Film Festival

 

Fredericton, NB – October 26, 2014 - The annual Silver Wave Film Festival (formerly Tidal Wave) features something for everyone. This year’s event offers a showcase of multicultural, new youth screenings, French and English programming of all genres and lengths and a comprehensive industry series which brings experienced and emerging producers and filmmakers together.

Silver Wave Film Festival

 

 

The Cape Breton Factor at the Canadian Folk Music Awards

 

Rachel Davis

 

Ottawa, ON – October 21, 2014 – This year’s Canadian Folk Music Award nominations have immediately place the Cape Breton music scene on center stage. Colin Grant, Darren McMullen, Rachel Davis, Chrissy Crowley and Jason Roach released their debut album in June and immediately went on a North America. We interviewed members of COIG during the recent Ottawa Folk Festival. You can watch it here.

Cape Breton Factor at CFMA

 

 

Music New Brunswick 2014 Award Winners Announced

 

Music New Brunswick

 

Fredericton, NB - October 19, 2014 - Music New Brunswick announced the winners of this year's Music Award's during a Sunday. Here's the complete list of winners.

Music New Brunswick 2014 Award Winners

 

 

Hey Rosetta! Releases Second Sight Followed by Canadian Tour

 

Hey Rosetta!

 

Halifax, NS – October 15, 2014 - Newfoundland’s celebrated seven-piece rock band Hey Rosetta! Has announced Canadian tour dates in support of their highly anticipated new album Second Sight, due out Oct. 21 (Sonic Records/Warner).

Hey Rosetta Second Sight

 

 

Music Canada Live Names Erin Benjamin its first Executive Director

 

Music Canada Live

 

Toronto, ON – October 7, 2014 - Music Canada Live, a new national association that will represent members of the live music community, has announced that Erin Benjamin will become its first Executive Director. Ms. Benjamin, formerly the Executive Director of both the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) and the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals (now known as Folk Music Ontario), has spent the past 14 years of her career working on behalf of the presenting and touring sector.

Canada Music Live

 

 

They Promised You Mercy – Amelia Curran’s New Album Set for Nov. 4 Release

 

Amelia Curran - They Promised You Mercy

 

St. John’s NL – October 8, 2014 - Six Shooter Records announces details of the forthcoming and seventh album, They Promised You Mercy, from acclaimed Newfoundland songwriter Amelia Curran, set for release on November 4, 2014.

Amelia Curran - They Promised You Mercy

 

 

Amy and Rachel Beck – New EP Run Produced by Tim Chaisson

 

Amy and Rachel Beck

 

Charlottetown, PEI – October 5, 2014 – Amy and Rachel Beck release a new EP produced by multiple award-winning artist Tim Chaisson. The six-track “Run” will be available in stores and online October 28, 2014. We're streaming music from it now in our story.

Amy and Rachel Beck Run