Papillon among 2018 Music Nova Scotia Award winners

TRURO – Forty-nine Music Nova Scotia Awards in 48 categories were handed out this evening, at the Music Nova Scotia Awards Celebration at the Holiday Inn in Truro. Mo Kenney won two awards, including Solo Recording of the Year and Rock Recording of the year. David Myles and Maxim Cormier also walked away with two...

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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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Hillsburn bringing new album to Glasgow Square stage

Hillsburn has spent the last few years figuring out their sound, and with their latest album The Wilder Beyond, singer Rosanna Burrill believes they’ve found it. Released earlier this month, the Nova Scotian indie rock band brings the album, produced and recorded by the band in singer and songwriter Paul Aarntzen’s apartment, to Glasgow Square...

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JUBILEE: Hillsburn opening Sunday night

Summing up the sound of Hillsburn is a difficult task but it’s not beyond reason to suggest that, had the members of The Band been born 40—50 years later, Music From Big Pink may have sounded a bit more like In the Battle Years. The group’s music—much as The Band’s first two albums — seems...

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