Music Nova Scotia accounces 2016 Award Nominees

The 2016 Music Nova Scotia awards will be handed out during Nova Scotia Music Week (November 3-6) in Truro. The Music Nova Scotia Award nominees for 2016 are: Entertainer of the Year Adam Baldwin Ben Caplan Classified David Myles Erin Costelo Ria Mae Solo Recording of the Year  Erin Costelo – “Down Below, The Status Quo” Keith Mullins … Continue reading

CD Review: Donald MacLennan – Belleville

   On his debut album, Belleville, Donald MacLennan takes you on a magical musical tour of Europe.  Each song seems designed to place the listener in a different European city…seeing the sights…and hearing the sounds….through MacLennan’s music. This was my introduction to the genre of music known as “Gypsy Jazz” and I was delighted with … Continue reading

New East Coast Music Radio Show coming soon.

Starting  in October 2016, I will be hosting a new East Coast Music radio show on Community Radio CIOE-FM in Halifax’s Cobequid Region (97.5 on the dial).   The tentative name for the show is “Fresh From The East Coast”.  I will play new music from East Coast artists.  Think Ria Mae, Joel Plaskett, Repartee, … Continue reading

CD Review: Thom Swift – The Legend of Roy Black

  Picture sitting around a campfire.  Sitting with a half-dozen of your best friends.  It’s  a beautiful evening.   There are cold drinks.  The fire is crackling.  It looks and sounds kind of like this…   Everyone is having a fantastic time.  Sharing stories. Reminiscing.   Then, one of your friends (the really talented, but kind … Continue reading