POLL: Name 2 New East Coast Music Radio Shows

Starting October 6th, I will be hosting 3 East Coast music shows on Community Radio CIOE.  You can listen to the programs on 97.5 in the Halifax Regional Municipality or stream live the internet.   One show will be called “Fresh From The East Coast” – a one-hour new music special being aired on Thursday’s at … Continue reading

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