WOLFVILLE, NS – First presented in 2004 to Jack Sheriff, founder of Theatre Arts Festival International and the Kipawo Showboat Company, the Valley Arts Award honours individuals who have made a significant long-term contribution to the arts in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. The presentation of the annual award is a highlight of the Festival Finale at the Deep Roots Music Festival in September.
This year’s honouree is François Côté. A Quebec City native, François calls himself a dilettante, but there are many would deem him more of an impresario. [continue reading…]
In his latest solo project, ICONS OF SOUL, Luke McMaster has taken the Motown and soul influence that has always imbued his music, to a new level. ICONS uniquely marries contemporary songwriting with legendary hit songwriters.
You’ll be treated to brand new music, co-written with iconic Motown songwriters, Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals (Groovin’, Good Lovin’), Lamont Dozier (Stop! In the Name of Love, Baby, I Need Your Lovin’) and more. These tunes are so catchy, you’ll be snapping and singing along like you’ve known them all your life.
You’ll also enjoy fresh covers of some of these writer’s greatest hits along with favourites from Luke’s 20 plus year catalogue including his smash hit ‘Good Morning Beautiful’ (#3 US Billboard AC).