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FEB 18 // Thinking about applying to the Sound Recording component? Have you applied in the past, but did not receive funding? Join Nicole for a 30 min info session about the component, eligible projects, the application process, and additional documents to submit when applying! The session will be followed by a Q & A period. Cette session sera principalement prĂ©sentĂ©e en anglais, mais vous pourrez poser des questions en français. +++ info >


New Brunswick artists Les Fireflies, Kylie Fox, & Christine Melanson will be taking part in the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” Spotlight Showcase at the 2021 Folk Alliance International “Folk Unlocked” from February 22 – 26. The event is taking place in collaboration with the ECMA, Music Newfoundland and Labrador, Music Nova Scotia, the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative (CBMIC), and Music Prince Edward Island.  +++ info >


We know that 2020 has been rough and that the jury’s still out on 2021, and we’d like to know how we can help! We have a 5-minute survey to gauge the current mood of the NB music community. // On sait que 2020 n’a pas Ă©tĂ© facile et que 2021 n’a pas commencĂ© comme on l’espĂ©rait tous. On aimerait savoir comment on peut vous aider! On a un sondage de 5 minutes environ, pour Ă©valuer comm ent la communautĂ© musicale du NB se sent Ă  l’heure actuelle.  +++ info >


Music·Musique NB is offering NB venues and festivals a “pay what you can” training workshop on sexual harassment & assault prevention in a bar or event setting. The workshop is geared towards events staff or volunteers and venue/bar staff. You can read more about the Project Soundcheck training offered by Sexual Violence NB here.  If your team is interested in taking this workshop, contact Dominique (education@musicnb.org) and register before February 10th!

Joey Robin Haché lance «Bulldozer»

L’artiste acadien Joey Robin HachĂ© lance pour la radio la chanson « Bulldozer » dans le cadre de la JournĂ©e Bell Cause pour la Cause visant Ă  parler ouvertement de santĂ© mentale. Sur un air doux, contemplatif, folk et agrĂ©mentĂ© d’effets sonores Ă©thĂ©rĂ©s, oĂą la lenteur du temps prend toute la place, la chanson Bulldozer amène Ă  rĂ©flĂ©chir sur la santĂ© mentale des artistes. BasĂ©e sur des faits vĂ©cus, cette chanson de Joey Robin HachĂ© met en lumière une Ă©preuve remplie de problèmes d’ordre psychologique qu’il a vĂ©cus en 2017 et 2018. +++ info >

Apryll Aileen’s new video

Apryll Aileen performs a Fleetwood/Zeppelin Medley with her band in Saint John, New Brunswick at the Imperial Theatre, for the Incubator Series. Filmed live off the floor in one take, jamming with Graeme Mackay (guitar), Andrew Morris (bass) and Andrew Mott (drums). +++ info >

Open Strum releases Wolves

Open Strum releases Wolves, an instrumental song featuring Danny Bourgeois (drums), Chris Church (violin), SĂ©bastien Michaud (bass), Michel Goguen (acoustic guitar, oud and synthesizer) and Jean-Pascal Comeau (mix and master). +++ info >

Isabelle Cyr lance “L’eau de tes chagrins”

Une chanson pour mettre un baume sur le coeur des personnes touchĂ©es de près ou de loin par le suicide d’un ĂŞtre cher. Le vidĂ©oclip rĂ©alisĂ© et scĂ©narisĂ© par Isabelle Cyr intègre de magnifiques illustrations de Arkatza. En ces temps de pandĂ©mie oĂą la santĂ© mentale est au coeur des enjeux de notre sociĂ©tĂ© et que nous pouvons enrayer la stigmatisation entourant le suicide,  cette chanson offre un moment de douceur et d’espoir. L’eau de tes chagrins est tirĂ©e de l’album encensĂ© par la critique BrĂ»le sur mes lèvres.  +++ info >

The Backstays’ “No Hot Cargo”

Saint John’s The Backstays just released a new single “No Hot Cargo”. “The song was inspired by the small-but-mighty protests in Saint John, against Canada’s arms trade and the sale of Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) to Saudi Arabia while it inflicted war upon Yemen,” said The Backstays’ Pete Johnston (he/him). “These combat vehicles are made in Ontario, and have been quietly shipped out of the Port of Saint John for the past few years.” +++ info >

THE DUEL by Zachary Greer

Zachary Greer’s new instrumental album based on New Brunswick’s last fatal duel is now on Bandcamp and all streaming services. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the historic event and the album provides a dark and evocative soundtrack for the incredible story. The album features violinist Ali Johnson, as well as violist Mark Kleyn and cellist Emily Kennedy, who perform together as the folk-pop duo Pallmer.  +++ info >

Laurie LeBlanc lance un nouvel extrait anglophone

L’auteur-compositeur-interprète Laurie LeBlanc lance un troisième extrait anglophone “Another Night Like This” tirĂ© de son dernier album “When It’s Right It’s Right”. Ce qui sidère Ă  la première Ă©coute de la chanson, c’est qu’on se sent carrĂ©ment Ă  Nashville oĂą l’on peut goĂ»ter la fraicheur du printemps, sentir l’amour dans l’air et admirer les feux d’artifice. +++ info >

Frozen Pendulum EP   

Local prog rock group Frozen Pendulum have released their debut EP “The Edge of the World”. The EP contains one single epic 19 minute track that takes us on a journey through a sea of emotions and an unforgettable sonic landscape.
The EP can be purchased on Bandcamp. It can also be heard on all streaming platforms. The EP can also be experienced visually through a series of lyric videos here +++ info >

New Video by Paul Wilfred

Paul Wilfred’s first official video for his most recent single, ‘Surviving’. This song, written and produced during the current pandemic, is about trying to survive during these unforeseen times. +++ info >

Drone Doom Duo Alexander    

Comprised of Kyle Alexander McDonald (Voices, Bass, Sub Synth, and FX) of Canadian mantra doom band ZAUM and Jörg Alexander Schneider (Drums, Percussion) of German free jazz band Jealousy Mountain Duo, the funeral drone twosome known as Alexander have a new video to share for their track “Runes” off their debut album “I”, released this past October via Superbob Records.  +++ info >

Nouvel extrait du groupe Spoutnique    

Spoutnique essaie de dĂ©buter l’annĂ©e 2021 du bon pied en vous proposant un « radio edit » de sa chanson Aviateur parĂ»t sur l’album Solace. Une chanson planante et groovy qui fera du bien dans les Ă©couteurs lorsqu’on fera la file pour aller chercher son Ă©picerie. L’annĂ©e 2020 a Ă©tĂ© une annĂ©e de bons coups pour Spoutnique avec des nominations pour l’album SOLACE aux Prix Musique Nouveau-Brunswick, aux Prix East Coast Music Awards ainsi qu’aux Prix GAMIQ.  +++ info >

New Single Release – 45 Floor    

45 Floor, Dan Verner’s latest collab with Nick Fowler (aka FWLR) was released last week and pushes the envelope of indie-pop music by combining piano-based indie songwriting with modern electronic production. It’s a must listen for your January 2021 new release radar!  +++ info >

SSI Soundstage    

Sound Specialists Inc.(SSI) is looking to partner with bands to provide an avenue for bands to play together in a safe and social distance manner.  Full audio, video and lighting production is provided to stream live.  For more information or booking availability please contact us on all our social media, click the “Book Today” button on our website or email soundstage@ssiaudio.com +++ info >

UNB Music Workshops   

The UNB Conservatory is hosting online workshops. Enjoy learning virtually guided by expert instructors from the comfort of your home. Topics include: 

  • Jazz Theory
  • Music Production
  • Movement for Musicians
  • Songwriting 
  • Performance Anxiety 
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The NEW 2021 Jane LeBlanc Music Award    

The Jane LeBlanc Foundation has created an award for New Brunswick resident composer-singers or composer-singers who are also musicians to assist them in the recording and mastering of one of their original songs (must be ready for finishing) as well as helping them to create their album art and brand to distribute their mastered track to all online music platforms. DEADLINE: February 25, 2021 +++ info >


Our Shivering Songs Songwriter’s Intensive Returns with Lead Songwriter Andrew Sisk. The Shivering Songwriter’s Intensive will be moving forward in a virtual format for 2021.  The Songwriter’s Intensive is a professional development opportunity for emerging and intermediate level songwriters in New Brunswick and is made possible by the generous support of the City of Fredericton.  +++ info >


Wondering how you can continue to support The Cap during these uncertain times? We’re still happily accepting new #KEEPITLIVE Membership! There are 3, 6, and 12 month options available and they come with sweet perks, including 10% off on all orders online and at The Cap. Check out the full list of perks and sign up here: +++ info >


With Zone 1 moving into the red phase, please note that our Box Office will remain closed to visitors. However, you may reach us by phone at 856-4379 – Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm. // En raison du passage Ă  la phase rouge, veuillez prendre note que la billetterie du Théâtre Capitol demeurera fermĂ©e aux visites en personne. Il est toutefois possible de nous joindre par tĂ©lĂ©phone, au 856-4379 – du lundi au vendredi, de 9 h Ă  16 h. +++ info >


Voici l’infolettre des ateliers et activitĂ©s artistiques Ă  venir en janvier et en fĂ©vrier au Centre des arts d’Edmundston. Veuillez noter que le Centre est prĂ©sentement fermĂ© au public puisque nous sommes en phase Rouge, mais que l’Ă©quipe est sur place pour prendre vos inscriptions et pour rĂ©pondre Ă  vos questions.
Pour nous rejoindre : 739-2127. +++ info >


La Société Nationale de l’Acadie est à la recherche d’une personne exceptionnelle pour pourvoir le poste de Responsable de la Stratégie de promotion des artistes acadiens sur la scène internationale (SPAASI). Date limite pour postuler: le 18 février 2021 à midi.