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Don Messer Tribute featuring Heather Cameron & Friends at deCoste

During the late 50s until 1969, it was unlikely that few households didn’t tune in at least once each week to listen to Don Messer’s Jubilee, a musical variety show produced at CBHT in Halifax that was broadcast nationally and was the start of many a musical career including those of Anne Murray, Gordon Lightfoot...

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Suzanne Vega, Donovan Woods, Jeremy Dutcher to headline Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso

CANSO – The Stan Rogers Folk Festival, Canada’s Songwriter Festival, is excited to announce its 2019 headliners: Suzanne Vega, Donovan Woods and Jeremy Dutcher, at its 23rd event in Canso from July 25 to July 28. Known internationally for songs like “Luka” and “Tom’s Diner,”  Vega has pushed the boundaries of folk music throughout her 30-year career. Sarnia-born Donovan Woods is a contemporary...

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Guthro’s back at deCoste

Bruce Guthro has made a career out of entertaining others with his song writing, singing and playing musical instruments. Yet he’s managed to help promote not only his music, but the music of other very talented East Coast musicians with his increasingly popular Songwriter’s Circles. The deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou is becoming one...

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Gunning, Cormier pair up for Two

Sometimes, something seems like such an obvious idea that you’re sure it has to have been done before. Point in case, Dave Gunning and JP Cormier’s recent release, ‘Two’. While the two have been friends for a long time, and have shared local stages and crossed paths elsewhere, this is the first time they have...

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Brewing up a partnership

Local singer-songwriter Dave Gunning, right, is partnering with fellow musician J.P. Cormier and Uncle Leo’s brewery on a new product that is maturing in a vat beside him and is expected to be ready in two weeks. Gunning describes it as a pale ale with hints of a citrus burst that comes from a special...

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Lacey Morrell begins second half of Monday Music in Alma Summer Series

For those who haven’t checked it out, Monday Night in Alma is in full swing. The first half of the concert series for this season saw musical guests from British Columbia, Ontario, PEI and, of course, some of Pictou County’s finest local musicians. The second half of the season continues into August with guests including...

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