Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Halifax Urban Folk Festival Brings Major Songwriting Talents To Nova Scotia

Halifax is about to get its annual dose of folk as the Halifax Urban Folk Festival rolls into town later this month. Now in its eight year the festival boasts a healthy number of free shows, a whole series of songwriter circles, the launch of Floodland’s new album and performances from some of our favourite ECMA winners. Continue reading Halifax Urban Folk Festival Brings Major Songwriting Talents To Nova Scotia

New Music: Joseph Bridge’s ‘Marvin’s Sanitarium’

Grabbing you immediately, Cape Breton’s Joseph Bridge’s opening track ‘Brenda and the Breadheads’ has break downs reminiscent of Blue Rodeo pasted nicely to up-beat guitar driven riffs that are guaranteed to get any butt or two wiggling; Marvin’s Sanitarium is an epic 16 song ride through the country side into the darkness of the city. Continue reading New Music: Joseph Bridge’s ‘Marvin’s Sanitarium’

Halifax Pop Explosion Announce Impressive 2017 Headliners

Halifax Pop Explosion, an unquestionable staple of the arts in Atlantic Canada, is celebrating 25 years as an annual gathering for fans of independent music. The festival has not only brought talented performers from a plethora of genres, and locations, to the east coast but has also helped to establish a yearly conference in Halifax which benefits both people new to the music industry, as well as those looking to build on their years of experience. Continue reading Halifax Pop Explosion Announce Impressive 2017 Headliners

Halifax Jazz Fest 2017 Sees Legends – Old And New

From July 12th to 16th, the city of Halifax was buzzing with the sounds of jazz – and much, much more. TD’s 31st annual Halifax Jazz Festival attracted music lovers of all genres to a week of concerts and workshops across the city. Local musical favourites such as The Brood and Gypsophilia were joined by internationally acclaimed names like Blue Rodeo, Ron Sexsmith, and Anderson. Paak. With 17 venues and more than 50 artists performing over 6 days, the festival was a massive hit. Continue reading Halifax Jazz Fest 2017 Sees Legends – Old And New