Locals represented at Nova Scotia Music Week

Pictou County will be represented at the Nova Scotia Music Awards in Truro. Gabrielle Papillon, who has family in the area, has four nominations. Others include: Wayne Nicholson for Blues Recording of the Year,  Alert The Medic and The Stanfields for Rock Recording of the Year, The Stanfields for Group Recording of the Year and...

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“I’m happy with the event overall”

If the audience is happy, the New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee board of directors is happy. That’s according to chair Michelle MacLean, who had plenty of positive things to say on Sunday night about this year’s music festival. “I get excited about the fact that we’re able to bring these artists to Pictou County and have...

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Jubilee announces full lineup

NEW GLASGOW  – The River will be rocking a little harder, thanks to the addition of some fantastic regional talent. The August 3, 4 and 5 weekend is headlined by Matthew Good, July Talk and Jimmy Rankin. Friday, August 3 will kick the weekend off with Pictou County’s own The Kitchen Criminals and StoneHouse, followed...

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Jimmy Rankin, July Talk, Matthew Good headlining 2018 Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW  – The Riverfront Jubilee Volunteer Board of Directors has announced this year’s Jubilee headliners. Matthew Good, July Talk, and Jimmy Rankin will be Rockin’ The River at this year’s New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee set to take place from August 3 to 5. The 23rd annual Riverfront Jubilee begins Friday night and opens with...

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Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, KINLEY, Ria Mae, and Joel Plaskett lead 2018 East Coast Music Award nominations

As they prepare to celebrate their milestone 30th anniversary, the East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees. Rose Cousins leads the pack with eight nominations, while Jenn Grant follows with six. Ria Mae, KINLEY, and Joel Plaskett each garner four. The 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees...

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Plenty in store for pre-Canada Day

NEW GLASGOW – Things are heating up in anticipation of the Canada 150 celebrations on July 1 this year. The Town of New Glasgow is stepping up their pre-Canada Day celebrations this year for the monumental anniversary. Partnering with the Riverfront Jubilee on the project, the town was able to access some of the Canada...

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