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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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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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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Scotians clinch third spot

TRENTON — The Pictou County Scotians have improved their playoff position in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. Robert Burrows and Gaetan Tremblay scored in the third period to snap a 3-3 tie as the Scotians defeated the Cumberland County Blues 5-3 on Sunday to clinch third place in the league’s Sid Rowe Division. The...

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Scotians set sights on Miners

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians will continue their playoff drive in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League with two games against the Jr. Miners of Cape Breton this week. The teams will meet on Saturday in Membertou before Sunday’s game in Trenton starting at 7 p.m. The Miners lead the league’s Sid Rowe Division...

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Scotians regroup for Blues

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians find themselves no further ahead this week in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League. The Scotians will visit the Cumberland County Blues on Friday and host them at 7 p.m. on Sunday in an effort to climb up the standings in the Sid Rowe Division. It’s the third of...

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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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JUBILEE: Reeny Smith blurs the lines of her influences

Even so early into her career, there’s a lot that’s been said about Reeny Smith. At 23, even before releasing music and setting her career in motion, she’s had the uncanny ability to seemingly win any music award she’s been near and comes into Jubilee just having wrapped a one-year Artist in Residence program at...

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