Liquid Courage is the debut album from Halifax, Nova Scotia based jazz group Blue Spirits. The album, recorded at Joel Plaskett’s New Scotland Yard Studio, is an accomplishment in more ways than one. Continue reading New Music: ‘Liquid Courage’ from Blue Spirits
Earlier this year Stewart Legere released Quiet the Station. A veteran of the Halifax arts scene, Legere blew us away with his debut solo album. This week he’s released ‘When I Was The King’ the first video since the album came out in April. Continue reading Music Video: Stewart Legere’s ‘When I Was The King’
Future Forest has had more than its share of hard knocks this year. Festival organizer Tim Kukula had his home broken into, with money and equipment for the festival being stolen. Now, with festival season underway, it looks like Future Forest situation has drastically changed for the better. Continue reading Exclusive: Future Forest Finally Releases 2017 Lineup & Poster
Two days ago Jon Landry of The Stanfields was contacted by the CBC regarding a comment that had been phoned in by a listener. The comment came after the station had aired ‘A Free Country’ – a song from The Stanfields 2013 album ‘For King And Country’ – one the listener deemed offensively xenophobic.
Landry agreed to be interviewed on the subject, during which the original call was also aired. What Landry had not been made aware of prior to the interview was that the complaint came from Gerry Mills, Executive Director for ISANS – the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia. Continue reading Immigrant Services Association Of Nova Scotia Causes Uproar Over Stanfields Song
I may not be a singer. I may not play an instrument. But I have a Song in Me.
On the last weekend of May, I enjoyed the Living Roots Music Festival. Being a festival goer last year and an ongoing festival volunteer (at other festivals), I decided the best way to enjoy Living Roots was throwing myself to the organizers’ whims as a volunteer. Continue reading Living Roots Music Festival: Firsthand Experience As A Festival Volunteer