Stanfest cancelled for this year

CANSO – The Stan Rogers Folk Festival (Stanfest) is cancelling this summer’s event, scheduled for July 23-26, due to the COVID-19 pandemic This announcement follows other major event cancellations in the region, including the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, the Halifax Jazz Festival, Antigonish Highland Games, Larlee Creek Hullaballoo (NB), Festival of Small Halls (PE), and Indian...

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Wintersleep wins two 2019 Music Nova Scotia Awards

Forty-eight Music Nova Scotia Awards were handed at the Music Nova Scotia Awards celebration at the Holiday Inn in Truro. Erin Costelo took home the most awards of the evening, winning four awards including Recording of the Year.  Leanne Hoffman won two awards, New Recording of the Year and Pop Recording of the Year. Wintersleep and Keith Mullins also walked away with...

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Locals represented at Nova Scotia Music Week

Pictou County will be represented at the Nova Scotia Music Awards in Truro. Gabrielle Papillon, who has family in the area, has four nominations. Others include: Wayne Nicholson for Blues Recording of the Year,  Alert The Medic and The Stanfields for Rock Recording of the Year, The Stanfields for Group Recording of the Year and...

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