Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Slowcoaster to rock The Highlander on Saturday

East Coast reggae rockers and festival mainstays Slowcoaster are shaking up the music industry with a return to form, while ditching traditional mediums. “Track 1” is Slowcoaster’s eighth album and their first since the 2014 release of “The Girls Downtown.” Where most bands get excited about releasing on vinyl and cassettes, Slowcoaster are taking the […]

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‘Giant’ of a summer for local band

Andre Pettipas and the Giants have a huge summer ahead of them. During a recent interview, Trenton drummer Mark Cosh spoke about the band’s upcoming single release, their Canadian tour and shows in Sweden. Cosh said he’s feeling excited and overwhelmed about everything the Antigonish-based band has coming up. “We never really gave up,” he […]

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Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

The Navigators in Pictou Saturday night

From the rocky shores of Newfoundland The Navigators are energetic, unpredictable and unforgettable. Formed in 2000, The Navigators are two baritone lead singers Arthur O’Brien and Fred Jorgensen, complementing and contrasting each other in ways that create fluid dynamic performances of originals and traditional material also sharing acoustic and electric guitars, fiddle, tin whistles and […]

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Spinning up new business

Pictou County will be getting into the groove this month when what will be the only store dedicated to selling vinyl records in the county makes its debut on Record Store Day. Dennis Balesdent of Trenton has been spending the last few weeks sorting through hundreds of records getting ready for the grand opening of […]

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