Jube setup is underway

Downtown New Glasgow is busy and the area in front of Glasgow Square is congested as work continues to set up for the annual Riverfront Jubilee. The annual event runs over three days, from Friday through Sunday, and features the following artists: and dates Friday: East River Rats 7:30-8 pm Andre Pettipas & The Giants...

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Inaugural Carlton’s Community Bash planned

NEW GLASGOW – Carlton’s Community Bash will be taking place August 3 in Stellarton. The legacy event honouring Carlton Munroe, former promoter and executive director of the Jubilee, who lost his battle with glioblastoma in 2017, will be held at the William M. Sobey Sports Complex. “The 2019 board of directors wanted to find a...

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Jubilee announces headliners

NEW GLASGOW — The Riverfront Jubilee has announced the headliners for 2019’s annual festival taking place Aug. 2-4. Canadian rockers Kim Mitchell and Sass Jordan will be kicking off the Friday night followed by Nova Scotian artists Wintersleep and Ria Mae on Saturday and Trooper and Big Wreck closing out the show. Performing the Riverfront...

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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 offers free-to-see daytime events

NEW GLASGOW — Music fans of all ages will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy music throughout the Jubilee weekend, August 3-5, at the free-to-see events, the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle, and late night stages. Daytime events on Saturday, Aug. 4 begin with the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle at Trinity United Church, 1-3 p.m., featuring...

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Relay for Life growing

More than $61,000 was raised at the Pictou County Relay for Life over the weekend. Twenty-seven teams signed up for the relay this year, an increase over last, with Jeana’s Girls named the top fundraising team of the event with $17,785. The team received the Marilyn DeCoste award, a newly named award in honour of...

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Past and future …

We’re now more than a week into 2018 and local political leaders are weighing in on what the past year has brought. They are also sharing their views on what they hope for this year … Sean Fraser Member of Parliament for Central Nova As Canada 150 draws to a close, it is an appropriate...

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Countdown on to Jubilee!

It’s beginning to look a lot like …. the annual New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee! Already, trucks and equipment are arriving at Glasgow Square in downtown New Glasgow to prepare for the annual music Jubilee. The Jubilee kicks off Friday at 8 p.m. with Grooveback followed by Andre Pettipas & The Giants, Pictou County Pop Classics...

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JUBILEE: Doyle gearing up for a kitchen party on stage

The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee will be the biggest kitchen party you’ve ever seen when Alan Doyle takes the stage this year. The artist is excited to get to play in the Maritimes once again and is looking forward to having a good time and a bit of a singalong with the attendees of the...

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JUBILEE: From the City of Lakes to the New Glasgow Riverfront

Jubilee favourite Matt Mays will be returning to the mainstage, headlining Saturday night. He will be bringing new music with him, from the yet to be released (due this fall) album Once Upon a Hell of a Time, and will be sharing the bill with his collaborator on the project, Wintersleep drummer (and Stellarton’s own)...

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