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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

East Coast Music Awards

THe East Coast Music Awards were presented in Charlottetown on Monday night, in front of a capacity crowd, which included new Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and a nationwide TV audience.
Country Boy, GEORGE CANYON , originally from Nova Scotia, was the big winner, collecting the award for the fan voted Entertainer Of The Year.
The Dr. Helen Creighton Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to legendary Cape Breton fiddler BUDDY MacMASTER. Natalie MacMaster, performed a medley of her uncle's tunes, before presenting the award.
Recent Celtic Connections visitor J.P. Cormier won folk recording of the year for his album The Long River: A Personal Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot.
The SONS OF MAXWELL took home the accolade for Best Country Recording, for "Sunday Morning", whilst CROOKED STOVEPIPE were the top Bluegrass act.
The night, however, belonged to rockers Matt Mays & El Torpedo,who won 4 awards, including top single for their "Cocaine Cowgirl

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

The Goods In Europe

The award winning Goods are back in Europe during March with dates in Switzerland, Germany & The Netherlands

3 Bern, SWI
4 Jenaz, SWI
5 Merlischachen, SWI
7 Grasswil, SWI
9 Pontresina, SWI
10 Liesberg, SWI
11-12 Albisguetli, SWI
14 NL
16-17 Munchen, GER
18 Gundelfingen, GER
19 Amstenrade, NL

Saturday, February 18, 2006


Cord Lund heads for Ireland & the UK for a series of gigs to support the release of the "Hair In MY Eyes Like A Highland Steer" CD. The album has just been nominated for a JUNO Award.
Mar 05, 06 Galway, Ireland
Mar 07, 06 Letterkenny, Ireland
Mar 08, 06 Limerick, Ireland
Mar 09, 06 Dingle, Ireland
Mar 10, 06 Dublin, Ireland
Mar 12, 06 Cork, Ireland
Mar 23, 06 Brighton, England
Mar 24, 06 Leighton Buzzard, England
Mar 25, 06 Glasgow King Tuts Scotland
Mar 26, 06 Aberdeen Lemon Tree, Scotland
Mar 27, 06 Leeds, England
Mar 28, 06 Nottingham, England
Mar 29, 06 Leicester, England
Mar 30, 06 London Borderline , England

Full details on the venues, and more about Corb Lund is at

Canadians headline Scottish Festivals

Canadian artists are headlining Scotland's two big Country music Festivals over the Easter weekend.
The legendary RONNIE PROPHET & wife GLORY-ANNE will be appearing at the Northern Nashville Caithness Country Music Club in the town in Halkirk in the far North of Scotland. Also appearing are Joy Lynn White from the USA, as well as artists from Holland, Switzerland, Ireland & Scotland.
More information at
LYNNE TAYLOR DONOVAN is in Scotland over the same weekend. Lynne headlined the Bufallo Mountain CM Festival at Ingliston, next to Edinburgh Airport, alongside a vast array of British Country music & linedance acts.
More info on this event at