Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame

Matt Minglewood Inducted Into Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame

(January 16, 2020) The Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions of East Coast musicians and industry movers and shakers who have had an impact on the development and promotion of Canada’s East Coast culture and music. 

Music Nova Scotia and Casino Nova Scotia announced today that Matt Minglewood will be this years annual inductee. 

Matt Minglewood’s career has spanned over 5 decades. “He fell head over heels for the guitar” as a teen, and hasn’t put it down. Since the release of his first recording “The Red Album” in 1976, Minglewood has released 14 recordings. He’s taken home Maple Blues Awards, Canadian Country Music Awards, Great Canadian Blues Awards, a JUNO award, multiple ECMA awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award, and was bestowed with the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canadian Music. 

In addition to releasing multiple records, including 3 gold records, Matt has over 50 years of international touring experience. From Glace Bay, Nova Scotia to Kandahar, Afghanistan, Minglewood has taken his unique blend of “Celtic, country, blues & rock” to audiences around the world. 

“I have been lucky enough to have spent the last 50 plus years doing what I love to do" Minglewood says, "I am humbled and  honoured to be inducted into the Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame.  I could not have done it without the ongoing amazing support from my fans.”

Matt Minglewood’s contribution to the culture and music community of the East Coast is immeasurable, Casino Nova Scotia and Music Nova Scotia are honoured to induct him into the Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame. 

The induction weekend will be held February 27, 28, and 29 at the Casino Nova Scotia Schooner Showroom. Matt Minglewood will join long time collaborator and friend Bruce Guthro, as well as Matt Andersen and Kim Dunn, on stage during the 3 nights of the Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle. Tickets are available now at  

For more information on the Casino Nova Scotia Music Hall of Fame contact Ashlea Barr at