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Thursday, November 03

J-Bru

+   add 2016-11-03 21:002016-11-03 21:45America/Glace_BayJ-BruRoyal Canadian Legion Br 26 - Truro , 42 Brunswick Street, , Truro Nova Scotia B2N 2G7Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287J-Bru has been issued the moniker "The King of Halifax" for good reason. After three world tours and 12 cross-country tours, nobody not named Classified has more stage experience. With a new mixtape and album on the way, 2016 is the year of Bru.

YouTube: http://youtube.com/blaknbru
Facebook: http://facebook.com/therealjbru
Website: https://j-bru.bandcamp.com/

9:00 PM

Ria Mae

+   add 2016-11-03 22:002016-11-03 22:45America/Glace_BayRia MaeRoyal Canadian Legion Br 26 - Truro , 42 Brunswick Street, , Truro Nova Scotia B2N 2G7Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Ria Mae, who had a breakout year in 2015, keeps the momentum going with her second official single “Gold” which will appear on a full length album to be released later this year. This track has already been streamed over 461,000 times since its release in December. “Gold” follows up the enormously successful debut single “Clothes Off” which hit Top 10 at HOT AC Radio, was certified Gold in Canada, and garnered over 1.6 million views on Vevo. Ria was touted as a 2016 “Next Big Thing” at CBC Music and “2016 Spotlight Artist” at Spotify Canada. Ria’s “Clothes Off” has also been nominated for “Single Of The Year” at the 2016 Juno Awards alongside Drake’s “Hotline Bling”, The Weeknd’s “I Can’t Feel My Face” and Justin Bieber’s “What Do You Mean”. Prior to releasing “Clothes Off”, Ria won an East Coast Music Award in 2012 for her self-released debut Under The Skin and was nominated for Song Of The Year in 2013 for her track “Leaving Today”. At this year’s EMCAs, Ria has been nominated for Fans' Choice Video of the Year and Video Of The Year for “Clothes Off”. Ria has performed at The Great Escape Festival in the UK, CMJ in New York City, Folk Alliance in Memphis, Canadian Music Week in Toronto, and M For Montreal. She has shared the stage with Classified, Elle King, Hedley, Family Of The Year, Xavier Rudd, Buck 65, Naughty By Nature, and Coleman Hell among others.

Website: http://www.riamae.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riamaemusic
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RiaMaeVEVO
Twitter: https://twitter.com/riaisawake
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/riaisawake/

10:00 PM

Classified

+   add 2016-11-03 23:002016-11-04 00:30America/Glace_BayClassifiedRoyal Canadian Legion Br 26 - Truro , 42 Brunswick Street, , Truro Nova Scotia B2N 2G7Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Juno Award-winner and hit-maker, Classified - also known as Luke Boyd - has long been making waves at home and abroad with his trademark style and sound. With each release, the rapper/producer elevates his game; sharpening wordplay, experimenting with new sounds, and perfecting his flow. Now, Classified brings it all to bear for his 15th studio album “Greatful”, available January 15, 2016 via Half Life Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Riding off the Gold-certified success of his career defining 2013 self-titled album, “Greatful” sees a revitalized Classified going back to hip-hop’ s roots with the street track “Filthy”, featuring hip-hop pioneer DJ Premier. The track and video harken back to early ‘ 90s cypher hip-hop in Brooklyn with sharp, witty wordplay over a simplified, catchy beat. “Filthy” is one of the hungriest tracks of Classified’ s career, with the rapper settling into his niche of conscious lyrics followed with a sing-along chorus. From classic vibes to modern day anthems, the lead single “No Pressure” is a guaranteed smash in the vein of 2013’ s five time platinum-selling single “Inner Ninja”. Teaming up with rap icon Snoop Dogg, Classified has created a feel-good anthem that details a wild night out and the consequences that come with it. Snoop brings his expected charisma and mellow flow to the table, working in sync with the Canadian MC’ s own. The secret to Classified’ s success has always been his inherent ability to break down the barrier between the performer and the man. A dedicated family man, Classified’ s charisma and approachability extends to both his on-stage and off-stage personas that engage even the most discerning hip-hop fans and critics alike. The album “Greatful”, is the east coast MC’ s homage to his most dedicated fans who have supported him for over a decade.

Website: http://www.classifiedofficial.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/classifiedmusic
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/classifiedmusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/classified
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/classifiedhiphop/

11:00 PM


 
 

Party Boots

+   add 2016-11-03 21:002016-11-03 21:30America/Glace_BayParty BootsHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Party Boots is a band of entertainers from Halifax, NS known for their compelling live show and dynamic, danceable tunes. While drawing from influences of Pop, Latin, Hip Hop and Big Band, Party Boots lifts the spirit, moves the body and brings people together.

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/partybootsmusic
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/partybootsmusic
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/partybootsmusic
Website: http://www.partyboots.ca

9:00 PM

Josh Lake

+   add 2016-11-03 21:452016-11-03 22:15America/Glace_BayJosh LakeHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Josh's music & live show is pure Old School. Old School is an attitude; it’s about doing things the way they’re supposed to be done. And Josh does Funk & Soul the way it's supposed to be done: true, gritty and raw!

BandCamp: https://joshlaker.bandcamp.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/JoshLakeMusic
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialJoshLake
Website: http://www.joshlake.ca

9:45 PM

Roxy & the Underground Soul Sound

+   add 2016-11-03 22:302016-11-03 23:00America/Glace_BayRoxy & the Underground Soul SoundHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Roxy & TUSS are an 8 piece soul-funk band who take the classic soul sounds and put their own spin on the recipe of groove. The band lays it down making it easy for Roxy, the 5 foot firecracker of funk to melt your heart. Lets get soulful!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoxyTheUndergroundSoulSound/
Website: http://www.roxyandtheundergroundsoulsound.com

10:30 PM

Dub Kartel

+   add 2016-11-03 23:152016-11-03 23:45America/Glace_BayDub KartelHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Dub Kartel is a seven-piece reggae/dancehall band from Halifax, N.S. known for their high energy, seamless live performances.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0FLgX8HDew
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dubkartel

11:15 PM

Keonté Beals

+   add 2016-11-04 00:002016-11-04 00:30America/Glace_BayKeonté BealsHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Keonte's style has often been compared to Anthony Hamilton and John Legend. This soul singer’s voice breaks generation boundaries! With his smooth R&B vocals and Gospel background, he continues to leave audiences amazed. Keonte's voice has been said to consume incredible power and balance.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCIXdsEQkiY-kVRgED2g2fg
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/keontebeals16
Website: http://www.KeonteBeals.com

12:00 AM

Erin Costelo

+   add 2016-11-04 00:452016-11-04 01:15America/Glace_BayErin CosteloHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287ECMA winner, Erin Costelo has the voice of a soul singer, the soul of a gospel singer, and a songwriting style described "as if her songs were written by your heroes". Her new album "Down Below, the Status Quo" has led her to tour throughout Canada and Europe.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Foolforsoul
Facebook: http://facebook.com/erincostelomusic
Website: http://www.erincostelo.com

12:45 AM

Reeny Smith

+   add 2016-11-04 01:302016-11-04 02:00America/Glace_BayReeny SmithHoliday Inn Truro - Elm/Oak Ballroom, 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Whether she's at the keys doing a soulful ballad or standing with the mic in her hand, she brings a high energy performance every single time ! With incredible vocals, this stage is mine attitude and a powerhouse band, Reeny leaves her audience wanting more after her performance.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamREENY
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/reenysmith
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reeny-Smith-236723473056697/
Website: http://www.iamreeny.com

1:30 AM


 
 

Belly Up BBQ & Grill

Belly Up BBQ and Grill

Doors 8:00 PM
Showtime 9:00 PM
19+
Admission - Festival Wristband, Delegate Pass or $15 at the door subject to capacity

Dali Van Gogh

+   add 2016-11-03 21:002016-11-03 21:30America/Glace_BayDali Van GoghBelly Up BBQ and Grill, 214 Robie Street,, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1L1Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Dali Van Gogh is a guitar-driven Hard Rock band out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The band has released three records, and have received worldwide radio play with singles Wild Blue City (2012), Sober (2012), Not My Worst (2012), and Heavy Living (2010).

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/dalivangogh
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dalivangogh
Website: http://www.dalivangoghmusic.com

9:00 PM

Chaos Theory

+   add 2016-11-03 21:452016-11-03 22:15America/Glace_BayChaos TheoryBelly Up BBQ and Grill, 214 Robie Street,, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1L1Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287A high-energy melodic heavy rock band whose lyrics often tackle many social and political issues such as child abuse and homelessness, you could say Chaos Theory are explosive energy with a conscience. The music is tight & dynamic, swinging from super melodic to all out rage.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/officialchaostheory
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chaostheoryband
Website: http://www.chaostheoryband.com

9:45 PM

Old Blood

+   add 2016-11-03 22:302016-11-03 23:00America/Glace_BayOld BloodBelly Up BBQ and Grill, 214 Robie Street,, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1L1Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Old Blood is a progressive hard rock band from Halifax, NS. Five years into their existence, the band has released two albums, Ruins (2012) & Black Budget Science (2015), with the latter garnering Old Blood the LOUD Recording of the Year award at Nova Scotia Music Week 2015.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/oldbloodmusic
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGUKXCosTw5ac9V_rVWLEnw
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OLDBLOODMUSIC/?fref=ts
Website: http://www.oldblood.ca

10:30 PM

Orchid's Curse

+   add 2016-11-03 23:152016-11-03 23:45America/Glace_BayOrchid's CurseBelly Up BBQ and Grill, 214 Robie Street,, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1L1Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287With a decade of musical output, Orchid’s Curse create a beautiful amalgamation of brutal metal, progressive melody and intelligent thought provoking lyrics. Whether in a live setting or on album, Orchid’s Curse refuse stagnation and orders your full attention.

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/OrchidsCurse
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/OrchidsCurseVideos
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OrchidsCurse
Website: https://orchidscurse.wordpress.com/

11:15 PM

Last Call Chernobyl

+   add 2016-11-04 00:002016-11-04 00:30America/Glace_BayLast Call ChernobylBelly Up BBQ and Grill, 214 Robie Street,, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1L1Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287A vibrant sound tinged with intricate melodies and elegant undertones, Last Call Chernobyl creates a delicate and powerful style of music. Delivering a blend of musical intensity with a ferocious onstage show, Last Call Chernobyl has been turning heads since 2008.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsmTwubSZD6JNkczc-VmC8g
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lastcallchernobyl

12:00 AM


 
 

Troy MacGillivray

+   add 2016-11-03 21:302016-11-03 22:00America/Glace_BayTroy MacGillivray Holiday Inn Truro - Maple/Aspen/Birch Ballroom , 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Whether playing piano or fiddle, or showcasing his step dancing capabilities, Troy MacGillivray displays an intense commitment to the Celtic heritage he inherited from his Highland ancestors. The multi-talented, multi-award winning instrumentalist is known for his ability to unearth the lesser-played but great tunes of respected composers.

Website: http://www.troymacgillivray.com/
Sonicbids: https://www.sonicbids.com/band/troy-macgillivray/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/troymacgillivray
Twitter: https://twitter.com/troymacg

9:30 PM

Cassie and Maggie

+   add 2016-11-03 22:152016-11-03 22:45America/Glace_BayCassie and MaggieHoliday Inn Truro - Maple/Aspen/Birch Ballroom , 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Live Ireland Radio’s “NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR” Cassie & Maggie have been enchanting audiences far and wide with their unique brand of Celtic music. This year will see the girls touring throughout the US, Canada and Europe in support of "The Willow Collection", their third studio album.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/cassieandmaggie
Website: http://www.cassieandmaggie.com

10:15 PM

Còig

+   add 2016-11-03 23:002016-11-03 23:30America/Glace_BayCòigHoliday Inn Truro - Maple/Aspen/Birch Ballroom , 437 Prince St, Truro Nova Scotia B2N 1E6Nova Scotia Music Weekinfo@musicnovascotia.cafalseYYYY-MM-DDapWLBuxnYzgmsEMzKmbm19287Cape Breton's Còig is one of Atlantic Canada's premiere traditional bands. Once soloists coming together on stage, Còig has amalgamated into one electrifying supergroup, picked as Penguin Eggs magazine’s 2014 #1 New Discovery internationally. With driving tunes, haunting songs, and infectious energy, Còig is an unparalleled musical force.

Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/coigmusic
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/coigmusic
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/coigmusic
Website: http://www.coig.ca

11:00 PM


 
 

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