The Spruce Larks

The Spruce Larks

Formed in 2018 the Spruce Larks are Kirsty Money (nyckelharpa) and Jude Pelley (guitar, mandolin, bouzouki) Kirsty comes from a Classical Music background and Jude from a Folk one. The melding of playing styles and musicianship has led the duo to explore numerous folk genres, including Scandinavian, Celtic, as well as their own compositions. Projects…

Morgan Toney & Keith Mullins:

Morgan Toney & Keith Mullins:

Morgan Toney is a 22-year-old Mi’kmaq Singer-Songwriter/Fiddler from Wagmatcook First Nation. Morgan combines his Mi’kmaq roots and his love of Cape Breton Celtic tunes in the creation of this fresh new music, which he calls “Mi’kmaltic. He has a debut album produced by multiple ECMA award winner Keith Mullins.  Morgan’s video release of “Kojua” and…

Just Micci

Just Micci

Just Micci is an anti-folk singer-songwriter from a small Acadian fishing village in rural Nova Scotia. Micci often finds inspiration from nature, the environment and love. When performing live, Micci’s weapons of choice are the ukulele or the piano. Although Micci grew up in a small town, it was rich in culture and the arts….

Mary Beth Carty

Mary Beth Carty

Mary Beth Carty, of Antigonish County, is an accordion player, guitarist, and singer who paints a musical canvas with a broad palette of roots-music motifs, fusing traditional song, instrumental tunes, and songwriting. She also wields a collection of pocket-sized instruments, including the rhythm bones. Mary Beth was one of 21 Atlantic Canadian artists commissioned to…

Julie Aubé

Julie Aubé

The young acadian artist is well known amongst French-speaking Canadians thanks to her band Les Hay Babies, formed in 2012. She’s released three albums with her bandmates since then, has played a ton of shows and earned many accolades. In 2016, Julie Aubé felt the need to write an album by herself. She recorded “Joie…

Jennah Barry

Jennah Barry

Jennah’s undeniable rosewater voice sets a mood wherein even the hardest truths seem palatable. Moving effortlessly between folk, country and soft rock motifs, Barry’s music sets her at the forefront of a tradition of women making music as strong as it is sentimental. On the south shore of Nova Scotia, in a house she helped…

J.P. Cormier

J.P. Cormier

Nobody really knows who J.P. Cormier is for sure. That’s to be expected, believe me. In 1974 he was a five year old boy, discovering an innate talent for playing the guitar, I had a little hand in that, guiding him through the beginning stages. He learned faster than I could teach. By the mid…

Ian Janes

Ian Janes

Ian Janes’ latest album Episode 5 is a genuinely timeless listening experience — a collection of pop songs that have been deeply influenced by soul, R&B and jazz; but both the production and songs transcend genre and era. There are both programmed beats and live drums, vintage analog keys alongside modern digital synths, jazz-inspired horn…