Country recording artist Drake Jensen releases Dubinsky’s “Rise Again” to support LGBTQI+ community

HALIFAX – Cape Breton country recording artist Drake Jensen has collaborated with the Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia to create a fund for persons who identify with LGBTQI+ and work with the community. “Being from Cape Breton has shaped the person that I am. No matter where I go, I carry the values of...

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Clint Black coming to Rath Eastlink Community Centre

Country music legend Clint Black is coming to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre. The Truro facility is gaining popularity as a multipurpose venue that can host premier sporting events such as the upcoming IIHF Womens World’s Hockey Championships, as well as be a host for world class musical acts. Black will be in concert on...

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The Good Brothers include deCoste on latest album tour

PICTOU — A career that spans more than 45 years is one that many musicians can only dream about, but the chemistry and harmonies that are produced by twin brothers Brian and Bruce and younger brother Larry Good are one of the main reasons that The Good Brothers have remained a major part of the...

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From music to politics

George Canyon is throwing his big old cowboy hat into the political ring. The homegrown hero is the Conservative candidate for Central Nova in the 2019 election, replacing Roger MacKay who announced he was stepping away from the election just a few hours before Canyon was named as his replacement. For Canyon, it’s been a...

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Come and celebrate with us!

Just a few days remaining! Help The Advocate mark our 125th anniversary and see Aaron Pritchett live at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on Feb. 23. The Pictou Advocate is turning 125, and you could be coming to the party! Please share with us an evening of celebration and live music as we mark five...

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FAST going country

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre adds the second show to its repertory season with the opening of Being Hank & Patsy by Path Productions. Being Hank & Patsy, written and directed by Antigonish native Laura Teasdale, is a musical memoire starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. In this true story, two actors coincidentally embark...

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The King of Rock meets the Queens of Country

Back by popular demand, International World Champion Thane Dunn and his Cadillac Kings are returning to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on June 9t with an amazing new show that Elvis Presley and country music fans are going to love. Elvis Rock and Country features not only Elvis’ iconic rock songs, from Blue Suede Shoes to...

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Canadian legend at deCoste

Carroll Baker, the Canadian country music icon with more than 20 number one records, will be performing at the deCoste Centre on November 1st. Most of that statement becomes all the more remarkable when you know that Baker never really intended to have a career in music and certainly never set out to dominate the...

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