‘Oh Canada’ coming to the deCoste

PICTOU — The deCoste Performing Arts Centre has a special treat in store for the entire family in a once-in-a lifetime concert on Friday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. “Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee!” is on a 28-city tour from coast to coast. Sing along to Shania Twain, Leonard Cohen, Johnny Reid, Celine Dion,...

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Cameron recalls benefit concert

HALIFAX – Frank Cameron has acute memories of the Westray coal mine disaster and a benefit concert that followed it. The New Glasgow native emceed a concert organized by others at the venerable Halifax Forum the day after the explosion in Plymouth on May 9, 1992. The concert raised funds for the families of the...

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The Four Men singing at Tatamagouche United church on Saturday

Toronto-based quartet The Four Men are coming to Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche, to present a unique concert of music arranged for male voices. The Four Men perform songs ranging from wistful Maritime folk songs to inspirational ballads, from harmonic contemporary compositions to prayerful gospel backed by charming and nostalgic arrangements of chart-toppers from the 50s and...

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Concert to benefit Red Shield Appeal

The Salvation Army Annual Red Shield Campaign will be boosted by music! Andrew Alcorn and family will perform at a benefit for the campaign on Tuesday, May 30th at 6:30 p.m. at North Nova Education Centre in New Glasgow. This event will be a lively evening with great music, light refreshments, door prizes and a...

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PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the World War One battle. The battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917 was a defining event for Canada, considered by many contemporaries and later scholars to be a significant event in Canada’s...

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Sounds of Joy concert scheduled for Friday

NEW GLASGOW – Pianist Nicole Green and tenor Marcel d’Entremont will headline the 2016 edition of the Sounds of Joy concert on Friday at Trinity United Church. The concert is produced by Donna Hargreaves and will start at 7 p.m. Proceeds will be dedicated to the Tearmann Society. “It’s thrilling to have Nicole and Marcel...

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Mason, Gerber at Glasgow Square

NEW GLASGOW – If there’s anyone who should write a book about life in the music industry it’s Alan Gerber. The Chicago-born musician – who will be playing a show with Doris Mason this Saturday, Oct. 1, at Glasgow Square – has crossed paths, shared stages and played with the best of them and he...

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Rawlins Cross giving free concert in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – East Coast music legends Rawlins Cross will kick off early Canada Day celebrations here with a free, outdoor concert on the riverfront on June 30. The concert is part of the Town of New Glasgow’s Pre-Canada Day party on the grounds of Glasgow Square Theatre. Nine-time East Coast Music Award winners and...

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PCCO in concert Sunday

ALMA – The Pictou County Community Orchestra will present their Spring Concert this Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m. at Green Hill-Alma United Church. Under the baton of conductor Ken Henderson, the orchestra will perform “Symphony #97” by  symphonic composer, Franz Joseph Haydn. Also included in the program are “Ouverture” (Hummel), “Intrada” (one of Mozart’s...

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