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FOLK UNLOCKED AT FAI  

The ECMA,¬†Music/Musique NB,¬†MusicNL,¬†Music NS, and¬†Music PEI¬†are pleased to be presenting the ‚ÄúCanadian Music. East Coast Style.‚ÄĚ virtual showcase spotlight at the 2021 edition of Folk Alliance International (Feb¬†22 – 25). The showcase will feature eight export-ready artists from Atlantic Canada with two acts from each province.¬†Deadline¬†for submissions: Monday, November 23rd, 5 PM AST/ 5:30 PM NDT

KEYCHANGE PLEDGE  

Music/Musique NB is proud to have signed the Keychange pledge, committing to take positive action for a representative music industry. Keychange is a global network and movement working towards a total restructure of the music industry in reaching full gender equality. +++ info >

FIND THAT WEBINAR! TROUVEZ CE WEBINAIRE!  

So much to learn, so little time! We’ve started a list of upcoming and past (but still available) music industry webinars. Perfect for those days where you want to feel productive but don’t want to talk to anyone! // Tellement de nouvelles choses √† apprendre et si peu de temps! On a commenc√© une liste de webinaires li√©s √† l’industrie de la musique (√† venir et d√©j√† pass√©s mais toujours dispo). C’est parfait pour les journ√©es o√Ļ vous voulez √™tre productive mais o√Ļ vous ne voulez pas parler √† personne!¬†+++ info >

NEXT SAVVY SESSION // PROCHAINE SESSION SENS√ČE  

Grant Writing // Rédaction de subventions

  • 18 NOV (19h00): Grant Writing with FACTOR (English)
  • 19 NOV (19h00): Demande de subvention avec Musicaction (Fran√ßais)

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East Track Mind wants you to #listenlocal

Businesses in Moncton are switching to local music with the help of new company East Track Mind. Spotify playlists were curated and organized by province and genre making it easy to participate. The initiative includes a #listenlocal challenge asking the public to listen exclusively to East Coast Music for 3 weeks beginning November 16. The program will expand to include Atlantic Canada after the initial campaign. The goal is to create momentum for East Coast Music, a neglected branch of the ‚Äúsupport local‚ÄĚ movement.+++¬†info >

Studio Session Live

Live off the floor and live on Facebook, Kill Chicago will be recording brand new songs at Outreach Productions studios to give you an inside look at a live recording session. Come behind the scenes and see how an Outreach Studio Session is produced. Whether you’re a musician, a producer, a technology buff, or simply a music fan, you’ll love this behind the scenes look into what happens when the record light comes on. +++ info >

Mandy Silk’s White Christmas

From Mandy Silk: “I am happy to share a cover of one of my favourite Christmas songs, White Christmas, to help get everyone into the holiday spirit. Special thanks to Olivier LeBlanc for his production assistance! For more info on my music, check out¬†www.mandysilk.com.”

Sunnyside Uppers New Single and Video

A new kind of sunlight shimmers through the Port City haze. The Sunnyside Uppers are back to remind us that triumph and despair really aren’t that far apart. That we can all overcome, with a little help from our friends. The new single “If All Is Lost” is available wherever you stream music.¬†+++¬†info >

Songwriters Circle at Ducky’s

Songwriters showcase happening in Sackville at Ducky’s on Sunday Nov 22. Presented by Life Bait Theatre and New Works Festival Performing songwriters are: Alex Madsen, Jason Haywood and Kenny James. Book ahead at 536-2248 +++ info >

Sound Drown’s first full length release

Sound Drown is a pop-punk band proudly hailing from Saint John, New Brunswick. With the release of their EP, ‚ÄúDino Droppings‚ÄĚ, in 2017, Sound Drown have continued to hone their craft and have focused on writing and recording their new full-length record ‘Selfish Reasons’. Over the course of 2018-2020 they took some time off from playing live to focus on their families and continue writing and collaborating together.¬†+++¬†info >

New Album from One8tea

November 27th Hiphop veteran One8tea is back with his 5th project Ventilation 2. This project features guest appearances from Canadian talent such as Fresh IE (MB), Scribe Music (BC), Kent Carter (NB), SNT DVD (NB), Keonte Beals (NS), Jake (MB) and more. V2 also includes production from Skosha Muzik (NS) and Frost Gamble (MB). This project covers topics of race, poverty, faith and more. +++ info >

Camerata Concert: Autumn Leaves

With guest conductor: Nadège Foofat and violin soloist Danielle Sametz
November 18, 7:30 PM Imperial Theatre, Saint John
November 21, 7:30 PM The Playhouse, Fredericton
November 22, 2 PM Capitol Theatre, Moncton +++ info >

Nouveau video de Sandra Le Couteur

Une jeune serveuse en 1974 pense √† une rencontre frivole mais qui laisse une marque dans son cŇďur. Nous sommes tant√īt dans un ¬ę ¬†un diner ¬Ľ en Acadie, et tant√īt ¬†√† Buenos Aires, et sommes envo√Ľt√© par ce texte riche de Gilles B√©langer et la musique de Pierre Flynn. Sandra nous offre ce texte avec sa voix ¬†charg√©e d‚Äô√©motions sensuels.¬†+++¬†info >

SADIE’S POPCORN

Saint John-based musician Sadie released a new single ‚ÄúPopcorn‚Ä̬†on Bandcamp + all streaming platforms through Saint John‚Äôs Monopolized Records. This grungy power ballad reflects on uncertainty, nostalgia, and distrust while conjuring familiar pleasures.You can catch Sadie performing her debut single, opening for indie-folk trio The Olympic Symphonium on November 20 in Fredericton at Charlotte Street Art Centre.¬†+++¬†info

Charlotte Glencross Scholarship

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre is currently accepting applications for the Charlotte Glencross Scholarship for 2020!!   The Charlotte Glencross Scholarship is now a $2000 scholarship offered every other year to an artist who is progressing in their professional development through classes, workshops, school or another professional endeavour. DEADLINE is DECEMBER 4th, 2020.  FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE

FMZ 2020 HOLIDAY DRUMMER RAFFLE

The FMZ 2020 Holiday Drummer Raffle was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Canadian drummers have lost work through cancelled tours, gigs, clinics, sessions and many other ways they earn their living. All net proceeds from the raffle will go directly to Canadian drummers who have been adversly affected by the pandemic.   +++ info >

LAZERMORTIS NEW RELEASE

On October 31st, 2020, Lazermortis released a single called Crossing Over from her upcoming EP Autonetic Afterlife! The EP is an exploration of life, death and artificial intelligence. Crossing Over takes you on a journey of what an android might feel upon death and rebirth in the afterlife. Find it on Bandcamp and all other streaming platforms now!  +++ info >

ADAM MOORE UPCOMING SINGLE

Saint John based Singer/Song-Writer Adam Moore is a man on a mission, a mission to entertain. Over the years Adam has gained respect from both the public and music community alike for his versatile musicianship and high energy shows. Adam is set to release a new track “Maybe”.¬†¬†¬†+++¬†info >

LAURIE LEBLANC LANCE ‘JUGE-MOI PAS’

L’artiste country acadien Laurie LeBlanc lance son premier titre francophone en 2020.  Juge-moi pas sera le prochain extrait à tourner dans les radios francophones au pays.  Cette chanson fait partie de son 6e disque Couleurs qui fut en nomination au Gala de l’Adisq, au Gala country francophone du Canada, au Prix Musique NB et au Josie Music Awards à Tennessee.  +++ info >

NOUVEAUT√Č DE C√ČDRIC VIENO

Cedric Vieno revient en force avec ¬ęLaisse Tomber¬Ľ, le premier extrait de son quatri√®me album intitul√©¬†Maltemp√™te. Ce dernier prend racine dans un village mi-fictif mi-r√©el o√Ļ √©volue des personnages un brin surr√©alistes.¬†On y retrouve notamment le b√Ľcheron qui travaille √† la lampe frontale lors de ses nuits d’insomnie, r√™vant de tuer la mort, la robuste drag queen du village qui travaille √† l‚Äôusine de poisson ou encore Fifille, une dominatrice au volant d‚Äôune fus√©e-b√©cane qui enferme ses amants dans sa cave.¬†+++¬†info >

TOMATO/TOMATO’S BETTER AT LEAVING

From Tomato/Tomato: “In anticipation of our fifth album release, “It’ll Come Around”, we released a brand new single last week! This one is all about the groove. Funky drums and bass, stereo guitars, and Motown-inspired strings keep “Better At Leaving” feeling good from beginning to end. We’d love for you to take a listen wherever you listen and as always, feel free to add it to your playlists and share! We can’t believe how close it is to album release time! Eeeeep!!!”