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Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »






9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

9th Annual FeelsGood Folly Fest June 23-25

Come have some good, clean fun with us for the funkiest weekend of the jam packed summer festival season! Seriously, this year’s edition of Folly has more horns than you can shake a stick at! We are bringing in acts from all over Canada and as far away as Virginia and Isreal! Of course folly… Read more »

Katherine Moller CD Release with Symphony New Brunswick

Katherine Moller CD Release with Symphony New Brunswick

Celebrate with Katherine Moller as she releases Storm Queen, her new CD of Celtic fiddle music. Joined by Symphony New Brunswick and special guests Line Michaud (fiddle), Carolyn Holyoke (piano and accordion), and the Stanford School of Irish Dance, Katherine will perform original compositions along with well-known favourites. If you love fiddle music, this will… Read more »

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

The man continued down the hall, turned right and walked all the way to the back corner of the floor. He approached the door marked Director, Trade, opened it and walked in. The door, very solid, closed behind the intruder and the discrete click alerted the director to the presence of a guest. He swiveled around in time to receive … Read more »






Poem: Another Lucky Break

Poem: Another Lucky Break

This is a poem about my grandfather, George Martin. He was a Merchant Marine during WWII. Another Lucky Break Before we knew, he was the Vaseline Kid A southpaw, a featherweight, in the Atlantic Fleet Before that, he sold newspapers on the corner Slouched in his chair, his teeth in a shot glass … Read more »






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