Shediac’s got the blues coming to them. No, this has nothing to do with a decline in tourism, the economy or anything of the like.     They literally have the blues coming to them. From Friday July 31 through…

Canada has been a hotbed for music in the past 40 years having produced jazz greats like Oscar Peterson through indie-rock heroes Eric’s Trip and Arcade Fire to classic rock like The Guess Who.      One genre that the…

Formed in Toronto in the mid 1980s, roots-rockers The Skydiggers emerged from the city’s music scene at the same time as Cowboy Junkies and Blue Rodeo. The group is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a retrospective CD entitled The Truth…

Cork City, Ireland pop band Fred is making their provincial debut on Friday July 17 when they perform at The Blue Olive in Saint John. The group is touring through Atlantic and Central Canada behind their latest record Go God…

Described as “an exceptional, eclectic singer/songwriter who defies easy characterization”, David Ward is stopping by Crumbs Café in Fredericton to perform on Tuesday July 21. Ward spent almost two years promoting his debut record Never Meant To Know before travelling…

Everybody and their dog knows that the internet has revolutionized the way we interact with the world around us. In the pre-internet days, we bought our music in record stores and we watched television in our living rooms. Times were…

Saint John band 16th Avenue is headed to Moncton to play a show at the Riverview Kiwanis Skate Park and Youth Centre on Friday July 17.     Formed in 2003, the punk-pop group is continuing to promote their 2006…

If there is one thing that roots-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle has inherited from his father, it would be his knack for not mincing words. And if there is one other trait that is clear as day during the course…

Austin, Texas born roots-pop singer-songwriter Rhett Miller is about to embark on an endless trail of promotion to support his excellent new self-titled record which hit stores on June 9. In addition to being a solo artist, Miller is also…

Long-running Canadian roots-rock band Blue Rodeo is returning to New Brunswick with a one-off show in Miramichi on Friday June 26. Since Blue Rodeo last performed in the province in February 2008, the band has travelled to Afghanistan and released…

Halifax indie rockers Dog Day are wrapping up their Canadian tour with a show in Moncton on Friday June 26. The group has been on the road in support of their newest record Concentration (their second full-length) which hit stores…