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Traffic disruptions in downtown New Glasgow this weekend

Anyone in the downtown area of New Glasgow this weekend will notice traffic disruptions. The Town of New Glasgow advises the traveling public that there will be several upcoming road closures to accommodate preparations and events associated with The Riverfront Jubilee. • The Glasgow Square Theatre parking lot will be closed as of 6 a.m....

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Riverfront Jubilee keeps the party going with lineup announcement for Blues Matinees late-night stages

NEW GLASGOW – The 24th annual Riverfront Jubilee will once again keep the party going after the main stage closes with two late-night stages and a Blues Matinee on the afternoon of August 4.  Each night after the main stage concerts end, the official after parties will begin at both Wranglers Bar and The Spot in New Glasgow. Kicking...

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Riverfront Jubilee seeking volunteers

NEW GLASGOW – Want to be a part of an amazing weekend filled with music? The Riverfront Jubilee is seeking volunteers for the 24th annual festival. The success of the Jubilee depends on the hard work and dedication of more than 300 volunteers who donate their time to the Jubilee.  “The commitment Pictou County has...

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Jubilee announces full lineup

NEW GLASGOW  – The River will be rocking a little harder, thanks to the addition of some fantastic regional talent. The August 3, 4 and 5 weekend is headlined by Matthew Good, July Talk and Jimmy Rankin. Friday, August 3 will kick the weekend off with Pictou County’s own The Kitchen Criminals and StoneHouse, followed...

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Jimmy Rankin, July Talk, Matthew Good headlining 2018 Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW  – The Riverfront Jubilee Volunteer Board of Directors has announced this year’s Jubilee headliners. Matthew Good, July Talk, and Jimmy Rankin will be Rockin’ The River at this year’s New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee set to take place from August 3 to 5. The 23rd annual Riverfront Jubilee begins Friday night and opens with...

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More chances to rock the river

NEW GLASGOW – This year the Riverfront Jubilee is offering even more chances to rock the river, off of the main stage. “We’re so proud to offer incredible talent on and off our Jubilee Main Stage,” said 2017 Jubilee Chair Michelle MacLean. “It’s important to us that we offer something for all ages to celebrate...

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2016 Riverfront Jubilee gallery

Hey everyone – Did you miss out on the 2016 Riverfront Jubilee? Well, we didn’t – and we took lots and lots of pictures to share with you, our loyal readers! Visit to check it out! Twelve bands plus photos from the Children’s Jubilee, Blues in the Park and more! Friday night was headlined by...

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Jubilee stands tall

The 2016 Riverfront Jubilee has come and gone but it, and Sunday night headliner Burton Cummings, are sure to be something long remembered. Executive Director Carlton Munroe said total attendance and ticket sales were still being calculated Sunday night, but one thing was certain: the audience definitely grew as the weekend went on. “Absolutely,” Munroe...

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