4-day Passes are now Available

2016 Deep Roots Festival News

The early bird 4 DAY FESTIVAL PASS is now available and if you have been holding back on buying a pass until the Thursday night concert was confirmed, you can now make your move. The Thursday, September 22nd, concert will feature Classified and David Myles in a special acoustic performance.   And lots more great music lining up as performers are confirmed. Just a few more of the confirmed musicians include:

  • Heather Rankin
  • Matthew Barber and Jill Barber
  • Susan Crowe and Cindy Church
  • Kim Dunn
  • Ten Strings and a Goat Skin
  • Port Cities
  • Sussex
  • Hillsburn
  • Theresa Malenfant Duo
  • Scott Cook
  • Alex Kehler and Nicolas Williams…and do keep checking back because the list is growing!!

Ticket Options available right now through TicketPro include:

Early Bird – 4 DAY FESTIVAL PASS – $99.00 (includes HST & fees) Thursday – Sunday, September 22 – 25, 2016.   Includes Classified / David Myles’ special acoustic concert Thursday night, Sept. 22nd.  Admission to all ticketed events Thursday through Sunday except Late Night Dance Parties.

Early Bird – 3 DAY FESTIVAL PASS – $79.00 (includes HST & fees) Friday – Sunday,  September 23 – 25, 2016. Admission to all ticketed events Friday through Sunday except Late Night Dance Parties.

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Blossom Blues Concert, May 28, Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville

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Charlie A’Court, with special guest Christine Campbell, share the stage for this year’s Blossom Blues Concert and what else can we say but this is going to be one great show!!

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Songwriter residency: joint project with Ross Creek Centre – Deadline April 20th!

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The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Deep Roots Music Cooperative to host two songwriters in residence to work both on their own music and with the regional music community … DETAILS HERE

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Deep Roots Music Festival AGM and Volunteer Appreciation Event – VENUE CHANGE

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The Deep Roots Music Festival Volunteer Appreciation Night  venue has changed.  All other details, as provided by your team leader, are the same but now, it all happens at the Louis Millet Center in New Minas. 

We will share cheer with a background of amazing local, live music to celebrate the ongoing success of DRMC and the Deep Roots Music Festival.  Success that has been as a direct result of the dedicated DRMC volunteers.

For planning purposes please let your Committee Chair know if you will be able to join us.

Deep Roots Music Festival voted Best Annual Community Event!

2015 Deep Roots Festival News


All those who voted to make this award happen can’t be wrong!
Deep Roots Music Festival…2015 best annual community event.

If you love live music and all the vibes that are part of that kind of event, you can’t go wrong by wanting to share that gift of music…especially when it is part of a well established, 12 years and counting, festival. Check out last year’s festival line up or dig even deeper into the archives and you know the 2016 Deep Roots Music Festival is going to be good. Lots of behind the scenes work going on right now to make sure of that!

Go directly to Ticketpro now and buy your passes

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Another successful Festival weekend goes down in the books!

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What an amazing Festival weekend … sold out shows, sunny warm days, great vibes all around town … smiles everywhere all weekend!  A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who contributed in some way to making this year’s Deep Roots Music Festival such a success.  The Festival just couldn’t have happened without all the support received from donors, sponsors, and volunteers.   Not to mention all the great musicians and festival supporters filling the chairs and dancing up a storm each night.
We’ll post some pictures real soon.   
And in the meantime, don’t forget to make note of the date for next year’s festival (always the last full weekend in September) … September 23, 24, 25, 2016. 
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Matt Andersen Interview

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The Kick Off Concert Thursday night, Matt Andersen and Old Man Luedueke, is going to be hot! Have a listen to this interview Matt Andersen did recently with Blaine Morrison and then get those tickets if you haven’t done that yet.

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Pre-Festival Event – Wednesday, September 23, 2015, “Ariana Nasr chante Piaf”

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You may want to see this show more than once, particularly if you know anything about the internationally famous and beloved French cabaret singer, Edith Piaf. Ariana’s compelling rendition is worth experiencing! Ariana chante Piaf poster

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Deep Roots Musical Festival, 2015, adds two more musical events …

2015 Deep Roots Festival News

Two more concerts to add to your musical itinerary leading up to and during this year’s Deep Roots Music Festival.     

September 23rd, 8pm –  a pre-festival concert featuring Ariana and Andy doing their “Ariana chante Piaf” show. Tickets $20.00; call either the Grand Pre National Historic Site, Grand Pre, 902-697-7101, or the Deep Roots Office, 902-542-7668, for information or tickets. 

September 26th, 8pm – Terry Kelly will do a show in the Celtic Hall at Paddy’s Kentville  (42 Aberdeen Street, Kentville) with Shannon Quinn opening.       Tickets – $25.00 plus tax, no refunds.   Call Paddy’s at 902-678-3199 for tickets or call the Deep Roots Office, 902-542-7668, for more information.

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2015 Festival Schedule Finalized – Program Booklet and Schedule online now!

2015 Deep Roots Festival News

You can now check out  the festival schedule and get a great taste of the delights we have in store for you at this year’s Deep Roots Music Festival!  

 Our 52 page booklet and schedule insert are the products of numerous talented people.   Our special thanks go out to:

  • Donna-Lynne Holmes – who coordinated the whole thing and has an amazing eye for detail
  • Rebecca Fairless – our Assistant Festival Coordinator, who handled many small bits of information and ad files and photos and kept them all straight
  • Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print – whose graphic design skills make it all look so marvelous (and who added editing skill to our team as well)
  • Gary Dunfield and his team at Gaspereau Press, who will soon have our booklet and schedule in print.

Thank you to all of you for making Deep Roots look so good!

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