Charlottetown, PEI, May 17, 2015 - Coyote, Dennis Ellsworth, and Katie McGarry are among the artists who took home Music PEI Awards last night at the Credit Union May Run Music Festival. Complete details in our story.
New Glasgow, NS – May 5, 2015 - Although the Jubilee Sunday performance will be on Glasgow Street in New Glasgow, many will be heading to ‘Guitar town’ on ‘Copperhead Road’ to see none other than, Steve Earle and The Dukes.
Halifax – May 2, 2015 - Coco Love Alcorn has begun a cross-Canada tour in Vancouver to introduce songs from her upcoming album, “The Spirit Sessions.” Coco is spending this spring and summer playing music festivals and intimate concerts throughout BC and Nova Scotia, with festival stops in New Brunswick and Ontario. Watch her new video here.
St. Johns, Newfoundland - April 14, 2015 - Three film makers in Newfoundland and questioning the wisdom of the Liberal Government in Nova Scotia ending the film tax credit. They say it will have a widespread impact on other parts of Atlantic Canada. Latonia Hattery - Sadie, Ruth Lawrence - Blue Pinion Films and Lynne Wilson - Relative Happiness (l-r) sat down recently to discuss the issue with Michael Trenholm. Listen to the interview here.
Toronto, ON, March 26, 2015 - Natalie MacMaster is the globally acclaimed Cape Breton fiddle player who has appeared on numerous CBC, CTV and PBS TV shows and sold over 200,000 albums. Donnell Leahy is the incendiary musical leader of Double Platinum selling, festival headlining Celtic family group Leahy. The two musical prodigies met as teenagers, found individual massive career success, and eventually reconnected and were married, becoming the first couple of Celtic music. Today the famous couple have six children, and perform together to sold out crowds in theatres across North America and the UK. They never, however, found the opportunity to record together – until now. Complete details in our story.
Charlottetown, PEI – March 24, 2015 - Music PEI has announced Stars, Dan Mangan, Plants and Animals, Murray McLauchlan, and The Spinney Brothers as the headlining acts for the inaugural Credit Union May Run Music Festival. Taking place in Charlottetown from May 13-17, the event celebrates the talents of PEI's artists while featuring accomplished acts from across Canada.
Woody Point, NL – March 25, 2015 - Margaret Atwood is the author of more than forty volumes of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and non-fiction, but is best known for her novels, which include The Edible Woman (1969), The Handmaid’s Tale (1985), The Robber Bride (1994), Alias Grace (1996), and The Blind Assassin, which won the prestigious Booker Prize in 2000.
Fredericton, NB – November 24, 2015 - The 7th annual FredRock Music Festival will fill downtown Fredericton with Rock n’ Roll sounds sure to please the hearts of many this coming July 17 & 18!