Monthly Archives: June 2016

2016 Rogersville Country Festival

The 2016 Rogersville Country Festival happened over the weekend on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th. Country music lovers from across the province flocked to Rogersville to spend the weekend camping on the festival grounds. Perfect weather accompanied a weekend filled with talented country entertainers including Ivan Daigle, Flo Durelle, Joan Kennedy, Brian Mallery, Tristan Horncastle, and many others. Click […]

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2016 Tay Creek Folk Festival

Tay Ridge Farm, situated just 25 minutes north of Fredericton, will be hosting the ninth annual Tay Creek Folk Festival from July 22nd to 31st, 2016. An array of musical genres will be featured, including Folk, Country, Blues and Bluegrass, Celtic, Classic Rock, and Soul. The festival kicks off at 6:30 pm on Friday, July… Continue Reading

Music Musique NB AGM

The city of Bathurst hosts the 2016 Music Musique NB AGM June 24th to 26th, 2016. The weekend includes two songwriters’ circles, one taking place in Miramichi, a series of free information sessions about the music industry, and the Annual General Meeting (AGM). 2016 Music Musique NB AGM Events Schedule Two Songwriters’ Circles featuring Andy Brown, Danny Boudreau, Matt Boudreau, […]

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Book Review: “Travels with Farley” by Claire Mowat

Memoirs can be great fun to read, or they can be boringly self-indulgent. It all depends on the memoirist. In Claire Mowat’s Travels with Farley (2015 Pottersfield Press), we have a surprisingly candid, friendly and concise memoirist as the late Canadian author Farley Mowat’s wife takes us through a whirlwind tour of their years together from 1969 to about 1976, shortly after they left Newfoundland and to the time they … Read more…

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Fredericton Playhouse 2016-2017 Spotlight Series Announced

The Fredericton Playhouse has announced its 2016-2017 Spotlight Series, which includes 31 professional performances in music, theatre and dance from a wide range of different genres. The Spotlight Series invites some of the most exciting artists touring today to the Playhouse stage, offering East Coast favourites, internationally acclaimed ensembles, up-and-coming musicians, innovative dance and circus shows, […] Continue Reading

Book Review: “The Lost Wilderness” by Nicholas Guitard

This book by New Brunswick author and photographer Nicholas Guitard is subtitled “Rediscovering W.F. Ganong’s New Brunswick” and it is an attractive book. From the moment I took it out of the shipping wrapper and saw the cover picture of Ganong standing on a rock in the middle of a body of water doing surveys, I could sense it was something special.

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The Comic Strippers – back by popular demand!

On Saturday October 15th, 2016 at 7:30 pm Saint John’s Imperial Theatre welcomes back by popular demand The Comic Strippers! Tickets go on sale this Friday June 10th at 10 am. Tickets are $42 for individuals or $37.50 for groups of 10 or more. Fresh from sold out shows in Vegas, Australia and across Canada, […]

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Johnny Cash Experience in Woodstock

The East Coast Production Group (ECPG) presents the Johnny Cash Experience featuring David Stone and the Tennessee 3 on Thursday August 4, 2016 at the Ayr Motor Centre in Woodstock, NB. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW! For a limited time and only while […] Continue Reading