Wintersleep wins Album of the Year at ECMAs

Wintersleep, Tim Baker, Neon Dreams, Natalie MacMaster, Eastern Owl, and Jacobus are among the winners of the 2020 East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs). Hosted by Mary Walsh, the 2020 East Coast Music Awards Show presented by TD featured performances from a number of artists, including Wintersleep which features drummer Loel Campbell. Throughout the broadcast, the...

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Gunning, Cormier, Wintersleep get ECMA nods

There will be a Pictou County connection to the East Coast Music Awards this year. Wintersleep has been nominated for seven ECMAs, followed by Dave Gunning and J.P. Cormier. The lsit was unveiled this morning in St. John’s, NL. Here are the categories and nominees: Album of the Year Neon Dreams – Sweet Dreams Till Sunbeams (Producer:...

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JUBILEE-ation! 24th Jubilee rocks the river

It was a successful weekend well worth all the hard work by volunteers for this year’s New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee. With popular performers like Kim Mitchell, Trooper, Sass Jordan and Wintersleep, the weekend drew a good crowd to the downtown core of New Glasgow to celebrate music and the community around it. “It was a...

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Moon Logic happy to open for Winterseleep

For Moon Logic, August 3 will be a day filled with old friends. The Pictou-County based rock band is made up of musicians who have known and played together since several of them were teenagers and will open for long-time pals Wintersleep. “They’re so well established now and such great friends … We were able...

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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: From the City of Lakes to the New Glasgow Riverfront

Jubilee favourite Matt Mays will be returning to the mainstage, headlining Saturday night. He will be bringing new music with him, from the yet to be released (due this fall) album Once Upon a Hell of a Time, and will be sharing the bill with his collaborator on the project, Wintersleep drummer (and Stellarton’s own)...

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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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Alan Doyle, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen and Wintersleep to rock Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW – It’ll be a bit of a homecoming for the 2017 Jubilee when Sunday night co-headliners Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies and Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide, and Saturday night co-headliners Matt Mays and Wintersleep take the stage. Saturday night has co-headliners, Matt Mays and Wintersleep. Mays had rocked the river...

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Wintersleep thrilled with Juno nom

Wintersleep is among this year’s Juno nominations. Nearly a decade has past since the band scored the 2008 Juno for New Group of the Year and nomination for Alternative Album of the Year. This time around they find themselves up for Adult Alternative Album of the Year. Drummer Loel Campbell — formerly and occasionally of...

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