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Newfoundland's Fortunate Ones Release “The Bliss" on Old Farm Pony Records Feb. 15

 

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Toronto, ON – November 19, 2014 – Newfoundland’s Folk Pop duo, The Fortunate Ones, will release their debut CD “The Bliss” on JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins’ label, Old Farm Pony Records on February 10, 2015. The album is produced by multi-ECMA winner Daniel Ledwell (Jenn Grant/Don Brownrigg). There is considerable anticipation by many on the release of this album. The Bliss is 40 minutes full of stories of hope, strength and heart.

Fortunate Ones

 

 

Dallas Smith Releases “Lifted” Nov 24th – National Tour Begins on East Coast

 

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Vancouver, BC – November 19, 2014 – Dallas Smith national tour in support of his new album “Lifted” begins in Fredericton, New Brunswick on January 15. His 2012 debut album “Jumped Right In” generated 5 singles in the Canadian Hot 100, including the Gold selling title-track, garnered five CCMA Award nominations and was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2013 JUNO Awards.

Dallas Smith

 

 

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy Present “A Celtic Family Christmas” in Ontario

 

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Toronto, ON - November 19, 2014 – Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will be welcoming audiences into their festive holiday celebrations with “A Celtic Family Christmas”. Alongside beautiful seasonal music that audiences know and love, fans will enjoy riveting pieces, traditional Cape Breton tunes, step-dancing, story-telling and a joie-de-vive that will thrust them headlong into the Christmas spirit. Joined by their children and Leahy brothers Doug and Angus, Natalie and Donnell kick off “A Celtic Family Christmas” on November 26th in Brampton, Ontario and will make multiple stops across the province, wrapping up in Oakville on December 21st.

Celtic Family Christmas

 

 

Tim Chaisson Releases New Album in Australia First

 

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London, England – November 17, 2015 – Tim Chaisson has arrived in England for tour dates prior to a new album release in Australia. A video of his new single has been released, but can’t be viewed in Canada. The album design for the Australian release has been made public, but that could change when he releases the album in Canada. Check our story and video interview with Tim taken in Toronto prior to his depature to England.

Tim Chaisson

 

 

Devour! Golden Tine Award winners announced

 

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Wolfville N.S. - November 16, 2014 – Filmmakers from Canada, the US and Taiwan were the winners of four Golden Tine Awards as part of fourth edition of Devour! Complete details in our story.

Devour!

 

 

The Ennis Sisters Announce New Album "Stages" and Christmas Tour Dates

 

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St. John’s, NL-- November 13, 2014 - It’s been 17 years since Newfoundland folk/roots trio, The Ennis Sisters, launched their debut album “Red is the Rose” to critical acclaim. Today the sisters (Maureen, Karen and Teresa) announce the release of their 8th full-length studio album, “Stages”, with a hefty tour of Newfoundland to follow.

Ennis Sisters

 

 

Music Nova Scotia Awards Announced in Truro

 

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Truro, NS - November 9, 2014 - Forty-nine Music Nova Scotia Awards were handed out on Sunday, November 9 at the Music & Industry Awards Brunch at the Holiday Inn and Conference Centre Truro. The Town Heroes led with five awards while Kim Harris won three awards. Complete details in our story.

Music Nova Scotia Awards

 

 

Lennie Gallant and Coig Perform at Gala at the Canadian Folk Music Awards

 

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Ottawa, ON – November 9, 2014 - The Canadian Folk Music Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and is coming to Ottawa, Ontario from November 27 - 29, 2014. The schedule and Gala Award performers has been announced. Complete details in our story.

Canadian Folk Music Awards

 

 

David Myles Releases It’s Christmas

 

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Halifax, NS – November 4, 2014 – David Myles has released a new CD of holiday favourite’s and original Christmas music. The new release is out now as the seasonal rush has begun. We have details on his tour dates including his annual Sing for You Supper concert series in New Brunswick in support of food banks. And we are streaming the title track from the album, one of three orginal songs.

David Myles It's Christmas

 

 

Brent Mason – All The Pretty Horses – Review

 

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Saint John, NB – November 1, 2014 – Brent Mason continues to create memorable music and with the release of All The Pretty Horses has raised the bar once again. Brent takes advantage of the Saint John music scene with collaborations that really works to enhance the album sound. We're streaming music from the album in our story. Check it out now.

All The Pretty Horses Review

 

 

Gillian Boucher’s Attuned Nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award

 

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Cape Breton, NS – November 2, 2014 - Gillian Boucher’s nomination for a Canadian Folk Music Award as Instrumental Solo Artist of the Year should not come as a surprise to anyone. She is a recipient of the Nova Scotia Music Week Award in 2009 for Roots Traditional Recording of the Year and a 2010 East Coast Music Award Nomination in the same category. There is more in our story including a medley from the CD.

Gillian Boucher Attuned

 

 

Measha Brueggergosman releases Christmas

 

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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.

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