Nova Scotia Music Week Heads for Sydney

(May 28, 2013 Halifax, NS)  Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week is crossing the causeway for the first time and heading for Cape Breton Island. The festival will take place in Sydney, Nova Scotia from November 7th to 10th. With over 100 artists playing on multiple stages, Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week is one of the largest music festivals in the region.
Music Nova Scotia executive director Scott Long sees the upcoming edition of Nova Scotia Music Week as an important milestone for the organization. According to Long,
“Cape Breton Island is one of the most important music destinations in the world. Nova Scotia Music Week is about celebrating the music of our province and to say we are excited about hosting the event in Sydney would be an understatement. All are welcome and we look forward to our inaugural Cape Breton edition of Nova Scotia Music Week.”
To show appreciation to the local host community, organizers are offering a special ticket package that gives festival goers exclusive access to the event. “Sydney Steal” Passes are now on sale for $155.00 and hold a full retail value of over $300.00. The Sydney Steal Pass will only be available online via debit or credit card through or by calling 1-888-311-9090 for a limited time. All other festival tickets will be available online and via physical outlets across CBRM later next month.
The Sydney Steal Pass consists of:
2 Delegate Passes (access to all festival showcases, conference, opening and closing receptions, festival shuttle service and exclusive VIP late night parties)
2 Songs and Stories tickets (songwriters circle show - artists TBA)
2 The NSLC Gala Award Show tickets (artists TBA)
Artist Showcasing Submissions Now Open
Artist showcasing submissions to play Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week 2013 are now open. Artists interested in performing during the festival can click here to apply to showcase. Artist showcasing submissions will close Friday, June 14 at 5 p.m. You must be a member of Music Nova Scotia in good standing to apply to showcase. If your membership is not up to date by 5 p.m. June 14 your submission will not be considered eligible. Please click here to read the showcase manual for all eligibility requirements.
The cost to submit is $25 and is payable via paypal or credit card over the phone or by email (contact Lisa 902-423-6271 x2 or You can also pay with cash by visiting the Music Nova Scotia office.
Volunteer Applications Now Open
If you would like to volunteer for Nova Scotia Music Week  and be a part of this award winning event volunteer applications are now open. For volunteer applications please click here.
Rooms at the official host hotel, the Holiday Inn Sydney Waterfront are now available for booking. Rooms will sell out quickly so be sure to book right away. The Nova Scotia Music Week delegate rate is $109.00 a night and can be booked by calling 1-877-660-8550.
For more information on Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week and to keep up-to-date on performers and schedules please visit
For more information contact:
Lisa Stitt
Member Relations / Operations Manager
Music Nova Scotia
902.423.6271 x2