art and entertainment

Gunning, Cormier win at ECMAs

Dave Gunning and JP Cormier were winners at the 2019 East Coast Music Awards. Their album, Two, won for Folk Recording of the Year at the awards show which was held  in Charlottetown, PE, on Thursday evening. Other winners were: Album of the Year: Classified – Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change (Producer: Luke...

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JUBILEE: Andersen on Jubie stage for a third time

It has been said the third time’s a charm, so be prepared for Matt Andersen to charm his way into your heart at this year’s New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee. This year marks Andersen’s third time on the Jubilee stage and he’s excited to be back. “It’s always good to play some shows closer to home,”...

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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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Thom Swift at Glasgow Square on Sunday

Multi award-winning folk-roots-blues singer-songwriter and guitarist Thom Swift is performing at Glasgow Square on Sunday, May 7. Over the past 25 years, Swift has toured Canada, the US and Europe and shared the stage with noted performers such as Rosanne Cash, John Hiatt, Bill Frisell and John Mayall. His latest album, The Legend of Roy...

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Trenton Art Works coming alive with Gathering Sparks

Gathering Sparks will be bringing their pop and folk-infused sound to Trenton this Friday with a 7:30 p.m. show at the Trenton Art Works featuring local singer-songwriter Crystal Mann as opening act. Otherwise known as Eve Goldberg and Jane Lewis, the Ontario based duo has been tag-teaming the musical since 2012. “It was a little...

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Summer Sounds wraps for another season

PICTOU—The Festival of Summer Sounds at the deCoste Centre in Pictou wraps up this week with an international flair. Direct from Australia, Hat Fits and Cara will be on stage today and Thursday, joined by Doris Mason and Kim Wempe. Hat Fitz is a “veteran” wild man of the blues scene in Australia. He has...

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