Rum Ragged — back by popular demand

One group was so well received by a local audience, it is coming back. Rum Ragged will be back on stage at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on Aug. 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m. Few traditional Newfoundland bands have risen as quickly in the ranks as Rum Ragged. Formed by singer/guitarist Mark Manning and singer/accordion...

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Get ready for the storm

A storm’s coming our way. That’s how Carson Downey replied when asked what Jubilee-goers could expect from his Sunday night performance. “I love coming there,” the lead singer for the Carson Downey Band says. “This is not my first trip to the Jubilee, and I just love it. I love the fans and when you...

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Songwriters Circle at deCoste to feature Bruce Guthro, friends

(EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS STORY IS BeING RE-POSTED FROM AN EARLIER VERSION DUE TO AN IN INCORRECT DATE.) PICTOU – Bruce Guthro has been hosting iconic and talented musicians at his songwriter circles for a dozen years, even hosting a nationally televised CBC series. On Tuesday, July 3 he will invite audience members into the intimate...

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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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Alan Doyle, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen and Wintersleep to rock Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW – It’ll be a bit of a homecoming for the 2017 Jubilee when Sunday night co-headliners Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies and Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide, and Saturday night co-headliners Matt Mays and Wintersleep take the stage. Saturday night has co-headliners, Matt Mays and Wintersleep. Mays had rocked the river...

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