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In The Dead of Winter Music Festival: At The Bust Stop Theatre with Jenn Grant, Mike Trask, Dana Beeler and Katie Baggs

The In the Dead of Winter festival is one of the most enjoyable Nova Scotia music festivals.  Founded by Heather Gibson (Company House) along with Halifax musicians Jill Barber, Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, and Amelia Curran, this music festival held in January each year consistently draws some of Canada’s top acoustic talent.  This year is no … Continue reading

In The Dead Of Winter Music Festival (Day 1): A Night of Exceptional Music at the Company House

The In The Dead Of Winter Music Festival kicked off  Thursday Night with shows at The Company House (Ari Hest, Zac Crouse, Sarah MacDougall, Ria Mae), The Bus Stop Theatre (Marine Dreams, Folly & The Hunter, The Weather Station) and Cempoal (Irish Mythen, Owen Steel, Kim Harris). I spent my evening with Ari Hest, Zac Crouse, Sarah MacDougall, and Ria Mae at … Continue reading

Newfoundland’s Andrew James O’Brien will break your heart at the In The Dead of Winter Music Festival

Andrew James O’Brien has been called “The next great songwriter to emerge from Newfoundland” (Jamie Fitzpatrick, CBC).  His debut album garnered him 3 Music Newfoundland and Labrador awards (Male Artist of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, Pop/Rock Recording of the Year). Andrew pours his heart and soul into his music.  Christina Martin introduced him at a … Continue reading