Jubilee rocks the river

The river came alive once more. The 2017 Riverfront Jubilee has come and gone and early signs are showing it to be more successful than last year’s festival. Due to health reasons, executive director Carlton Munroe was more hands-off , with former vice chair Michelle MacLean taking over the reigns. “There’s been times that’s a...

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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: Haywire to rock the stage Friday night

Canadian rockers Haywire are excited to be headlining on the Jubilee stage this year. The band, originally from Charlottetown, PEI, will be the featured act on opening night, Friday, 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Formed in 1981 by David Rashed, Paul MacAussland, Marvin Birt, Scott Roberts and Ronnie Switzer, Haywire has had plenty of success...

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Final lineup for Jubilee 2017 announced

NEW GLASGOW –  The Jubilee is ready to rock the river for 2017, and has just announced its full line-up. Friday night’s lineup has filled out with the addition of Haywire headlining the night. Haywire formed three decades ago in Charlottetown, PEI. They are an award-winning band that has sold more than half a million...

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