Music Nova Scotia Presents Wintersleep, In-Flight Safety and Aqua Alta

(Halifax, NS) Juno Award winners Wintersleep return home to Halifax Saturday, February 1st to play the Marquee Ballroom. Halifax indie rock darlings In-Flight Safety and Aqua Alta, the happy atmospheric pop side project of Jenn Grant, Graeme Campbell and Charles Austin, will open the show.
The show is presented by Music Nova Scotia in partnership with Molson Canadian, Delta Hotels and Resorts and The Coast and will support the opening of the new Music Nova Scotia headquarters currently under construction on Gottingen Street. Doors will open at 8:00 PM with a 9:00 PM start.
Tickets for the show are on sale now and can be purchased online by visiting or through the etixnow automated ticketing kiosk located at Bubba Ray's Sports Bar / The Locker Room 5650 Spring Garden Road, Halifax.
For more information, please contact: 
Lisa Stitt 
Member Relations / Operations Manager 
902-423-6271 x 102

Debut Atlantic is hiring a Program Officer

Debut Atlantic seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join the organization as Program Officer (average of 25-30 hours/week)  at our office in Halifax.
Working closely with the Executive Director in a broad range of marketing, administrative, and tour related duties, the Program Officer works to fulfill Debut’s mandate of promoting classical music in the Atlantic Region. This position plays a large part in identifying and mentoring emerging Canadian artists and making them available to Atlantic Canadian Presenters and their audiences, and to music educators, to excite and inspire their students.
The Program Officer will be expected to be able to interact professionally with a wide variety of personalities to get the work accomplished. It is essential that the Officer be well organized and enjoy being a detail-minded multi-tasker.
For a detailed job description, please visit the Debut Atlantic website
To apply, please send resume and cover letter, in confidence, to Mhiran Faraday, Executive Director at Deadline for applications is January 17, 2014. 

Take it to the Tiki Battle Launches January 3rd, 2014 - Presented by Casino Nova Scotia, Lite 92.9 and Delta Hotels and Resorts

Submissions close Friday December, 20, 2013 at 5pm AST

Take it to the Tiki is a five week battle that will see the winning band travel to Toronto to showcase on the Music Nova Scotia Tiki stage at Canadian Music Week in May 2014.

The Tiki Stage during Canadian Music Week provides Nova Scotian artists the opportunity to perform for a targeted audience of influential music industry professionals, including national and international talent buyers, booking agents, managers, and media.

Music Nova Scotia is calling all eligible bands to submit an application to the Take It to the Tiki contest. Twelve bands will be selected from the submissions received to compete during the preliminary rounds Friday, January 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th, 2014 at the Harbourfront Lounge, Casino Nova Scotia. The final round to determine the grand prize winner will be held Friday, January 31. A panel of Nova Scotia music industry professionals will determine the winners of each round, including the grand prize winner.

The winner of the final round will receive a prize package consisting of:


  • Showcasing performance on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at The Rivoli during Canadian Music Week

  • Canadian Music Week 2014 Delegate Passes for the performers

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Toronto (Saturday, May 10)

  • Travel assistance cash prize of $1800


Runner-up prizes for the semi-finalists consisting of:

  • 1st runner-up: cash prize of $600

  • 2nd runner-up: cash prize of $400

  • 3rd runner-up: cash prize of $200


To apply for Take It To The Tiki 2014, log in to your profile account at and click "Apply to Take It To The Tiki 2014" in the "My Projects" block on the left-hand side. Please be sure to read the contest rules and regulations.


Submissions open Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Submissions close Friday December 20, 2013 at 5pm AST



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