• 2017 ECMA Nominees & Winners

    Province: New Brunswick

    We've got the complete list of this year's nominees and we'll be updating with the award winners as they are declared during ECMA Week April 26 - 30.


    Province: New Brunswick

    Hey all you music lovin' outdoor enthusiast types - make plans to be in St. Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick May 18th - 21st. We've got this year's stellar line up and more....


    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    Released in North America on March 10, 2017 it is the followup to the widely praised They Promised You Mercy (2014), which earned Curran multiple East Coast Music Awards including Songwriter of the Year and both Polaris Music Prize and JUNO Award nominations. Watershed is eleven songs, which Curran co-produced in Toronto with Chris Stringer (Timber Timbre, Jill Barber, Elliott Brood) at Union Sound Company, over the summer and fall of 2016...

  • MEASHA Songs of Freedom CD & Tour

    Province: New Brunswick

    A Sweet Release... On January 13, 2017, award-winning Canadian soprano, Measha Brueggergosman release the much-anticipated SONGS OF FREEDOM, companion piece to the 2015 film of the same name that was nominated for 4 Canadian Screen Awards, which documented Brueggergosman's own journey and connection to her faith, family history, and spirituals; a story of discovery from […]

  • And Your ECMA 2017 Nominees Are…

    Province: New Brunswick

    A Sweet Release... Posted: January 31, 2017 The East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2017 East Coast Music Award nominees. Classified leads the pack with nine nominations, while Ria Mae follows with seven. REPARTEE earns five nominations, and Caroline Savoie, Les Hôtesses d'Hilaire, The Motorleague, Ben Caplan, Erin Costelo, and Paper Lions […]

  • ROSE COUSINS Natural Conclusion

    Province: Prince Edward Island

    We love the news that the PEI born singer-songwriter has a new album on the way. Check out this cool 'making of' video and get the details on her North American release tour here....

  • FORTUNATE ONES “All Will Be Well”

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    It's the most wonderful time of the year! The time when lovely talents lend there voices to holiday classics and create new music for Christmases to come. Case in point - Fortunate Ones just released Holiday EP - ALL WILL BE WELL.

  • Sherman Downey & Matthew Byrne Winter Island Tour 2017

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    These two masterful NL storytellers have tapped into something special with the Winter Island Tour. Their preference for intimate settings coupled with an effortless chemistry on stage make for a wonderful evening of folk music. Click through for their music, tour info and more...


    Province: Nova Scotia

    As another year comes to a close we want to thank you for joining in our celebration of Canada's East Coast.
    We're grateful for your support and excited for what the New Year will bring.
    Here's wishing 2017 holds everything you're wishing for and more! CHEERS!!!

  • Melanie O’Brien… Shining Into The New Year

    Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

    This past November she released her debut solo CD and now that she's through the rush of media appearances and performances to support "SHINING IN THE BLUE" we catch up with the St.John's, NL born singer/songwriter before things ramp up again in the New Year.