Daniel Ledwell
Jessica Rhaye

 

Top Country Acts Confirmed Again for Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2015

 

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Cavendish, PE – December 2, 2015 – Just in time to fill socks under the Christmas tree, another huge lineup of headliners has been announced for next summer’s Cavendish Beach Music Festival. Keith Urban returns along with other acts including Brantley Gilbert, The Mavericks, and Kira Isabella. More details in our story including ticket costs for next year's event.

Cavendish Beach Music Festival

 

 

Wendy MacIsaac New CD Release Off The Floor

 

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Halifax, NS - December 2nd, 2014 -Wendy MacIsaac has released her 4th solo recording, Off The Floor, a recording that truly captures the energy and passion of a Cape Breton dance. Details on the new album release in our story.

Wendy MacIsaac

 

 

Telefilm Canada Meeting and Red Carpet for Corner Gas Held in Ottawa

 

Corner Gas Red Carpet

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Ottawa, December 1, 2014 - Telefilm Canada held its 2014 Annual Public Meeting at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, under the theme Talent. Together. The event was attended by representatives of government departments and organizations as well as members of Canada's audiovisual industry.

Telefilm Canada/Corner Gas

 

 

Exclusive Interviews with Canadian Folk Music Award Winners in Ottawa

 

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Ottawa, ON – November 29, 2014 – The local organizing committee were the recipients of a lot of praise for their work as the Canadian Folk Music Awards returned to Ottawa for their 10th Anniversary. The complete list of winners along with exclusive interviews with Award Winners Lennie Gallant and Coig in our story.

Canadian Folk Music Awards

 

 

The Swinging Bells Release More Sheep, Less Sleep

 

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St. John’s, NL - November 30, 2014 - The Swinging Belles feature child educators and performers Laura Winter & Erin Power joined by guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews. This show is all about getting kids and parents out to have a dance and enjoy some swing country and jazz music.

The Swinging Bells

 

 

Music-Drama The Bells of Baddeck Premiers in July 2015

 

The Bells of Baddeck

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Baddeck, NS – November 29, 2014 - The Bells of Baddeck opens at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site on July 3 through August 2, 2015. Lorna MacDonald is the Creator & Librettist. Other key creators are Composer: Dean Burry, Musical Director & Creative Advisor: Stuart Calvert, Stage Director: Mimi Mekler, and Song Arrangements: Lydia Adams.

The Bells of Baddeck

 

 

Newfoundland's Fortunate Ones Release “The Bliss" on Old Farm Pony Records Feb. 10

 

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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

 

 

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

 

 

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