Tag Archives: music

Governor’s Pub – Sydney, NS

Irish Pub in Nova Scotia
In Nova Scotia, we are known for our kitchen parties. In my experience, those kitchen parties most often happen in someone’s home – a gathering of friends, a bevvy of drinks and before you know it musical instruments appear seemingly out of nowhere. And while commercials and portrayals of Nova Scotia culture have told me… Read More

The Carleton – Halifax, NS

The Carleton Nova Scotia
If you're in the mood for some good old fashion singer songwriter action, look no further than The Carleton. Established by Mike Campbell of Much East fame, The Carleton was designed with the musician in mind. They don't pay lip service to their lips sealed policy when musicians take the stage. At past events, Mike … Read More

The East Coast Music Awards

It’s been half a decade since the last time I went to the East Coast Music Week (ECMW).  This year, ECMW is back in Halifax for five days of shows, songwriters’ circles, seminars, networking, parties and after-parties.  ECMW, and in particular the Export Buyers Showcase, are a shining example of how the East Coast Music Association looks after its… Read More

Song for Grown You

One of the things we love the most about Nova Scotia is it's vibrant music scene.  There is nothing quite like visiting a pub on a Friday for a local beer and some great live music. Steven Bowers (@Steven_Bowers) is one of our favourite local artists, but his new video, "Song For Grown You", has… Read More