Mike Roy pens his personal experience as organizer, bartender and spectator of SappyFest XI in Sackville, NB.
Shed Island III begins tomorrow night in St. John’s! Check out our comprehensive click-intensive look at the schedule!
In anticipation of tonight’s dual-show closing celebrations for Shed Island, we caught up with Andy March of CROSSS for some words on the importance of the Atlantic Canadian small fest circuit, ongoing live developments, and the anxieties of the songwriting process
August is an exciting time to be in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Let’s see, you’ve got George Street Fest, the Folk Festival in Bannerman Park, the Downtown Busker Festival, Shed Island, HOLD FAST and even more that I am probably forgetting, or maybe haven’t heard of
Shed Island 2 confirms their full festival roster, bar show schedule, and official poster by Noah Bender.
The first Shed Island 2 lineup announcement is here, and it’s already shaping up to be the notable summer highlight on any St. John’s showgoer’s calendar with such acts as Crosss, Kestrels, Best Fiends, Acousma, Crossed Wires, Unreal Thought, Fog Lake, Jonny & The Cowabungas, and many more yet to be announced.
Have a listen to our conversation with Shed Island organizers Micah Brown & Glen May, and browse our comprehensive look at the first wave of acts announced for Shed Island 2.
Gene Browne has advanced The Levee through his supportive mantra; his down-to-earth nature and genuine caring for every band and musician that passes through his doors have combined to help The Levee expand, resulting in the creation of its very own weekend-long celebration of local talent: Leveestock.
Sackville’s Sappyfest has announced the full lineup for their 10th birthday bash, and the roster stacks acts new and old. We picked the brain of SappyFest creative director Lucas Hicks on the planning process, and what we can expect for the decennial anniversary of Sappy.
Fredericton’s favourite cult festival is back this July as Shifty Bits Circus turns Inf4rno. Ben Burnett caught up with organizer Penelope Stevens of the Shifty Bits Cult to talk conceptual and organizational planning of the Circus, and mindfully challenging the gender disparity in music festival culture.