Tag: St. John’s

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Alan Doyle – Here, Tonight

On March 11, Alan Doyle released his first live album, titled Here, Tonight. It’s a collection of songs recorded at shows over the past few years, backed up by the immensely talented The Beautiful Beautiful Band, consisting of Cory Tetford, ...
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Great Big Sea co-founder Séan McCann has released a second ...

Our global pandemic isn’t over quite yet, but the end of 2021 certainly feels more like we’re all coming together again rather than drifting further apart, doesn’t it? Right on time, Canadian Celtic folk rocker Séan McCann brings us a ...
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Janet Cull serves up Soul from The Rock on new ...

When k.d. lang last played in St. John’s, NL in 2017, one unique aspect of the tour was giving opening act slots to local artists. And as soon as k.d. heard Janet Cull, there was no reason to consider anyone ...
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Ian Foster & Nancy Hynes launch their Christmas special today

In all of our lives, we’ve had occasion to feel affection and warmth towards an inanimate object. Think for a moment about your favourite teddy bear, doll or even your first car. These are items that you have a personal ...
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David Picco releases new single ‘If You Wanna Change My ...

St. John’s, NL singer-songwriter David Picco has returned with “If You Wanna Change My Mind,” a hypnotizing new single that sets the stage for his sixth full-length album, Live It Down, due in February 2021. The single is available today ...
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Here are your 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award nominees

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards has just announced the nominees for the 2020 awards, which will be handed out in Charlottetown, PEI April 3 and 4.  Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees! Traditional Album of the ...
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NL Folk Fest artists talk to Lindsay Ferguson about the ...

Greetings from St. John‘s, NL. The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival has wrapped up after three days and nights of fabulous folkiness, flavours of all kinds, and songs of all colours, and I had the great pleasure to take it ...
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Lindsay Ferguson is on her way to the Newfoundland and ...

As I write to you just now, I am 35,000 feet up in the air, soaring on a plane to Newfoundland. It is not the first time, and it will not be the last. Three summers ago was my last ...
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David Picco shares ‘I Can’t Lose You’ video from upcoming ...

  St. John’s, NL singer-songwriter David Picco returns on May 31 with Out Of The Past, his first new collection in four years. We’re proud to share the video for the first single, “I Can’t Lose You,” an instantly catchy ...
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Steven Bowers – “Bad Friend” (video)

Newfoundland-born Steven Bowers earned an East Coast Music Award nomination folk Folk Recording of the Year back in 2008, along with several Music Nova Scotia Award nods, and since then, he’s managed to get his music featured in a few ...