Daniel Ledwell
Jessica Rhaye

 

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

 

 

Chef Lynn Crawford and Comedian Noah Cappe Embark on Culinary Journey: Great Canadian Cookbook

 

Chef Lynn Crawford

 

Toronto, January 26, 2015 - Two of Shaw Media's hosts are heading across the nation and into Canadians' homes and communities on a revolutionary mission to define, document and celebrate Canadian Cuisine. Shaw Media is proud to announce that celebrity chef Lynn Crawford (Chopped Canada) and funny man Noah Cappe (Carnival Eats) have been named the faces of the colossal multi-phase project, Food Network Canada's Great Canadian Cookbook. The multi-platform venture launches later this year with the ultimate online experience for food fans. The website launch will be followed by an explosive four-part docu-series, which starts production today in association with Alibi Entertainment.

Great Canadian Cookbook

 

 

New Brunswick companies showcase at Costco Atlantic locations

 

New Brunswick Food Products at Costco

 

Fredericton, NB – January 26, 2015 - New Brunswick-made products are in the spotlight at Costco’s six locations throughout Atlantic Canada as part of an initiative made possible by the Department of Economic Development’s Export Development Program. Eight New Brunswick companies are being showcased in Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton.

NB Products at Costco

 

 

Smith Family Presents Confederation Centre with $250,000 Legacy Gift

 

Smith Family Legacy Funding

 

Charlottetown, P.E.I. – January 26, 2015 - Two generations of a Charlottetown family, Dennis and Nell Smith and David and Stacy Smith, have teamed up to support Confederation Centre of the Arts with a generous gift.

Smith Family Legacy Funding

 

 

Jason Campbell from Signal Hill Releases Solo Project

 

Jason Campbell

 

Halifax, NS – January 25, 2015 – The lead singer for the cover band Signal Hill has recorded his first solo project “Missing Signals”. Jason Campbell has released the single “I Wish.” We're streaming the single in our report.

Jason Campbell

 

 

Tributes Flow In For Fleur Mainville on her passing

 

Fleur Mainville

 

New Glasgow, NS – January 22, 2015 – News of Fleur Mainville’s passing began when a letter was circulated to close friends. News quickly spread and now her Facebook Page is filled with tributes for her twenty years as part of the East Coast Music community. Fleur lost a lengthy battle with cancer. Our story includes comments from fans and elected officials and we're pleased to be able to stream her most recent album.

Fleur Mainville

 

 

Jerry Stamp – Rogue Doubt – Review

 

Jerry Stamp

 

St. John’s, NL – January 21, 2015 - Knowing him only through social networks; it’s still easy to get a sense of the high regard Jerry Stamp is held in with his peers. He certainly proves the respect for his music is well earned with his most recent release Rogue Doubt. We're streaming the entire album in our story. Don't miss it!!

Jerry Stamp Rogue Doubt

 

 

Joel Plaskett’s The Park Avenue Sobriety Test Released March 17

 

Joel Plaskett

 

Halifax, NS – January 20, 2015 – Another highly anticipated album from Joel Plaskett will be released on March 17 followed by a national tour that begins April 28. Joel has shared the first single from the album on Soundcloud. Joel is sharing the first single from the album. You can listen to it in our story and get more details on the album and tour dates.

Joel Plaskett

 

 

Our Interview with Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allan on their debut CD “The Bliss"

 

Fortunate Ones

 

St. John's, NL - 2014 – Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allan are The Fortunate Ones, indeed. There is considerable buzz about their debut CD “The Bliss” on JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins’ label, Old Farm Pony Records on February 10, 2015. They launch a tour in support of the album, and are already being being booked at summer festivals. They learned from us that they have been scheduled to appear at Stanfest. Have a listen to our interview and learn all the details on how they came together, how the album came together and how they look forward to the days that lie ahead.

Fortunate Ones

 

 

The Rural Alberta Advantage Announce East Coast Tour Dates

 

Rural Alberta Advantage

 

Halifax, NS – Monday, January 19, 205 - The Rural Alberta Advantage have announced a string of tour dates in Eastern Canada in support of their third album, Mended With Gold, released Sept. 30, 2014.

Rural Alberta Advantage