Carillon Singers celebrate 25 years of song

The Carillon Singers are delighted to present their annual Old Christmas Concert,  “Snow Angel” on Saturday at 7 p.m. Celebrating 25 years in song in this year, the Carillons have prepared a special evening of solstice serenades to carry you from the Christmas season and into the New Year. Founded in 1993 under the musical...

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Bonnell making deCoste debut with The Once

Upbeat and soulful, Megan Bonnell is bringing her signature sound to the East Coast and for the first time, to Pictou County. Having been to the Maritimes previously, Bonnell is looking forward to branching out to a new part of Nova Scotia and taking in Pictou County as well as performing at the de Coste...

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Local musician wins prestigious award before returning home for concert

MERIGOMISH  –   Merigomish tenor Marcel d’Entremont is the recent recipient of prestigious award from McGill University. On Nov. 25, the tenor won the 2018-2019 Wirth Vocal Prize at McGill University in front of an enthusiastic audience and a four-person jury. Alongside collaborative pianist Dakota Scott-Digout, from Barrington, NS, d’Entremont’s program included works by Verdi, Duparc,...

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Theatre Antigonish welcomes the holidays with a musical extravaganza

ANTIGONISH – Another beloved holiday classic is coming to the Bauer Theatre in Antigonish. On December 8 and 9, Theatre Antigonish is pleased to present It’s a Wonderful Life. In partnership with the Antigonish Choral Ensemble (ACE) and the St. James Handbell Choir, this production is the Lux Radio version of the Christmas classic. It...

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Get in the festive spirit with Merry Little Christmas

Ann Holton is planning to have a Merry Little Christmas … show. The popular local singer/elementary school teacher with the golden voice has recorded a new CD, her second, and is ready to raise the roof at Stellarton’s Sharon St. John United Church on November 24 where she will launch it – together with a...

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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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Venerable church to feature Tyrus Wallace

As part of the celebrations leading up to the 150th Anniversary of King’s United Church in July of 2019,  well known Antigonish recording artist Tyrus Wallace will perform a concert at the church on Sunday, October 28th at 2 p.m. “Wallace is blessed with a rich, baritone voice and a way with a song that...

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Kiss tribute band DESTROYER to rock deCoste

Prepare to ‘rock and roll all night and party every day’ when you relive the 70s with a KISS tribute band at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre. DESTROYER Canada — billed as the World’s Greatest Kiss Tribute — will be on the Pictou stage for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 20. DESTROYER has performed...

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Jan Keefe returns to teaching music

NEW GLASGOW – Jan Keefe is reigniting her passion for music. Keefe is leaving her position at Roots House to resume her career as a music teacher at the Centre of Music on Summit that has been established in New Glasgow. The centre on Summit Avenue in New Glasgow was established by Marsha Sobey after she purchased and...

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Helios in concert at Merigomish United Church

Helios Vocal Ensemble, a five-voice a cappella classical ensemble based in Halifax, is making its first ever visit to Pictou County with its latest concert program, “Madrigal Mystery Tour.” This group of highly trained singers will bring their exceptional blend and artistry to a wide variety of Renaissance music from England, Italy, France and Spain,...

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