Jordan Musycsyn is a hard-working singer/songwriter, and a masterful storyteller writing songs about life and love with pathos and humour in a Folk-Country style. He sustains a busy touring schedule throughout Canada in support of his Music Nova Scotia award nominated debut album ‘The Pitch’. Drawing on his own life experiences he writes relatable songs of love, loss and the human condition. A dynamic performer, Jordan moves the audience from laughter to tears and back again.
Close your eyes and imagine being wrapped in the comfort of Feist and Joni Mitchell. Cape Breton artist, Laurenn Marchand is an Indie/Folk singer-songwriter that will make those feelings come to life and bring warmth to your soul.
Her debut EP, Ghosts in the Garden, offers an Indie/Folk approach to storytelling. Recorded in the picturesque Gaspereau Valley, it captures the life and honest energy of Marchand.
The release of Ghosts in the Garden will build upon past showcases including: Honey Jam (Toronto), Stan Rogers Folk Festival (NS), the Galaxie Young Performers Program (Winnipeg Folk Festival) and the RBC Breakout Stage as part of East Coast Music Week 2016 (NS).
Laurenn Marchand is ready to captivate audiences across the Maritimes and share her stories of love and life.
Keep up to date with Laurenn online:
Location: Ceilidh Hall, Keltic Lodge
Tickets: $10 Under 19, $15 Adult
Advance tickets are available at:
Keltic Lodge – (902) 285-2880
Doucette’s Variety – (902) 285-2861
Home Hardware – (902) 285-2323
Matt Halvorson is an 18 year old electronic music producer from Charlotteown, PEI. He began his journey into the world of electronic dance music back in 2013 while writing house music in his bedroom. Throughout the past 3 years, he has transitioned through many different styles of EDM, most recently with a focus on Future Bass and has since adopted the stage name “MATTY”. He is currently in the middle of writing an EP with hopes to have it out this Fall.
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Kayleigh O’Connor brings an incredible depth to the world of pop music. At just 18 years old and hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Kayleigh is becoming one of Canada’s most promising young talents. Kayleigh began writing songs at the tender age of 6 starting with just a piano and a unique ability to craft haunting melodies around her lyrics. 2015 saw Kayleigh sign with Toronto-based music publisher CCS Rights Management and is currently writing her debut album.
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Quake Matthews first made a name for himself in the underground battle rap scene in his early teens. Since then, he has triumphantly progressed to his current breakneck beats and unadulterated lyricism.
With his signature raspy voice and raw emotion, Quake has a sound and show that creates a captivating listening experience for his audience.
The award-winning emcee recently released his fourth studio album, Rap Music, which earned him a #4 spot on the iTunes Hip Hop Charts, as well as coverage from a host of major media outlets, such as The Source, All Def Digital and Funk Master Flex’s ‘Indie Spotlight.’ Quake has embarked on a nation-wide tour with Classified, and shared stages with countless superstars such as Snoop Dogg, T-Pain and Ludacris, to name just a few.
Keep up to date with Quake online:
Soundcloud – https://soundcloud.com/quakematthews
Instagram – @quakematthews
Twitter – @quakematthews
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/QuakeMusic
Website – www.quakematthews.com
This past friday, Port Cities took home the title of 2016 Casino Nova Scotia Artist in Residence, winning $20,000 in investment to assist with career development through recording, marketing, and live performance opportunities with Music Nova Scotia. Congrats to Carleton, Breagh and Dylan and all of the finalists!
Emma-Lee is an award-winning, critically acclaimed singer and songwriter. Voted “best female vocalist” by Toronto’s NOW Magazine for two years in a row, Emma-Lee has performed her music on multiple national tours across Canada as well as high-profile showcases at SXSW and MIDEM. Her debut album “Never Just A Dream” (2009) received glowing reviews from the Toronto Star (4/4 stars) and the Globe and Mail – the latter naming it their “disc of the week”.
Her 2012 follow-up “Backseat Heroine” was released through eOne Music Canada, and the first single “Not Coming By” yielded significant traction at CBC Radio 2, with the video for second single “Figure It Out” added into heavy rotation on MuchMusic. The album was also named “Best Adult Contemporary Album” at the 12th annual Independent Music Awards.
Songs from her extensive catalogue have been featured in numerous film & TV such as Degrassi, Teen Wolf, Saving Hope, Beauty & The Beast, Dance Moms and Tyler Perry’s: Why Did I Get Married Too.
In 2016 Emma-Lee is enjoying her first taste of radio success with her single “Worst Enemy”, currently in the top 30 Mediabase Hot AC chart and top 20 Main AC.
Emma-Lee is also frequently asked to co-write for a variety of other artists. She’s had songs recorded by Kira Isabella (Sony Music Canada), Madeline Merlo (Open Road), Victoria Duffield (Warner Music Canada), Alee (Wax Records), River Town Saints (RGK/Open Road), Leah Daniels, Carleton Stone and many more which have yielded 3 hits in the Canadian Billboard top 40.