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8-Track Mind

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THE FINEST IN RETRO POP, ROCK AND GROOVE MUSIC
Featuring a dynamic male and female vocal team, a 3-piece horn section, and super-tight rhythm section, 8-Track Mind is an experienced and unique 9-piece pop, rock, and groove band that plays the best in retro-dance and party music drawing from the 70’s and 80’s - with the level of professionalism and polish you'd expect to find in Montreal or New York.

With a song-list that includes material by Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Huey Lewis and the News, the B-52’s, Chicago, the Doobie Brothers, Donna Summer, Eurythmics, Heart, the Bee Gees, and so much more, 8-Track Mind delivers the great music you grew up with, propelled by enough energy to light up any dancefloor.

As so many have said and the constant calls for encores suggest, 8-Track Mind may very well be the best pop/rock party and dance band east of Montreal. The combination of repertoire, lineup, and energy is unique – there is nothing quite like 8-Track Mind.

 

Ardyth and Jennifer

Ardyth & Jennifer Website

These two artists are a unique combination.  They have a deep love for many different styles of music, from traditional Celtic folk songs to jazz and classical, and have been inspired by the harp to write original pieces, combing these styles.  Together they interweave voices and harps in a dynamic interaction that is both spirited and moving.  Whether performing alone or with other instruments such as cello, bass and percussion, Ardyth & Jennifer draw their audiences into an intimate musical journey that promises to awaken the listener to a new sound from an ancient instrument. 

   

Beer for Iguana

Beer for Iguana Website

Beer for Iguana are four loud and proud Maritimers whose high energy shows never fail at keeping the dance floor packed all night long. Always ready to have a 'SOCIABLE!!!!!!' moment with the crowd, Beer for Iguana brings you both yesterday's and today's most infectious music. Whether you love maritime music, rock'n roll, classic rock, or today's chart toppers, Beer for Iguana are a band of good time enthusiasts you simply won't want to miss. So grab a beer, hit the dance floor, and belt out some tunes with the boys from Beer for Iguana!

 

   

Big Fish

If youíre hungry for great musical entertainment then Big Fish is definitely the catch of the day. This lively acoustic quintet, noted for their strong four part harmonies and expansive set list of all your favorites, has been performing their unique show for over three years through out the Maritimes. Audiences of all ages have been fascinated by the creativity, powerful voices and showmanship of Sarah Letcher, Peter Janes, Andy Gallant and Dale Letcher as they bringing together songs from the 50ís to the present and covering everything from musicals to maritime music. This group loves to have fun and it shows!


 

BITTERSWEET

BITTERSWEET Website

 

 

 

 

Rising from the smaller pubs in Cape Breton, BITTERSWEET has grown into a 6 piece Halifax-based band known for its versatility and high-tempo shows. Featuring 6 vocalists and multi-instrument players, the crowd is guaranteed to be entertained! Styles of music range from fast-paced East coast favorites (Great Big Sea, Rankins) to classic rock (Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Lynyrd Skynyrd) to country rock (Steve Earl, Johnny Reid, Johnny Cash). They can also throw in some shanties, celtic tunes, hard rock, French tunes and bluegrass.

As well as a wide range of vocals, instruments include acoustic and lead guitars, bass, drums, banjo, mandolin, hand ercussion, harmonica and strum stick.

Yvette, Gilles, Tara, Jean Marc and Julie all hail from Richmond County in Cape Breton and Jason was born in Clare on the French Shore.

BITTERSWEET has been playing the local pubs and showrooms throughout our province for several years. This band has entertained crowds in other parts of Atlantic Canada, including New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Their music has also taken them from Ottawa to Vancouver. From a St. Patrick’s Day celebration in a small intimate Irish pub to a black tie event at a large convention center, they’ll provide a high-energy show everyone will remember!

 


Bob Lambert

Newfie born and bred, he proudly articulates that heritage in the content of his progressive comedy act.  While his content reaches out to a broad audience, his Irish influenced Newfoundland lilt reveals his background to the delight of those who loyally follow his performances.  Uniquely Atlantic Canadian....but appealing to all, Bob has created a home-grown approach to the mix of comedy and quality music.  Spontaneous and versatile, he frequently adjusts to the emotion and mood of the crowd his is performing for.  Creating entertainment for a variety of audiences has been a major factor in Bob's success.  Crowds big and small not only show their appreciation through unrestrained laughter but also frequently join in by hand-clapping and singing.


Donair Supply

Donair Supply Website

Veterans of the traditional/pop scene, Donair Supply have crafted a high energy performance with tight blended harmonies. These talented group of musicians come from a wide variety of music styles, creating a well rounded show for all types of audiences.

 


 

Forty Fingers

 

 

Forty Fingers are a versatile, high-energy quartet of professional musicians based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Together since 2001, these experienced musicians and songwriters have worked tirelessly to hone their sound and to develop their repertoire into a perfect blend of rock, pop and country – these guys put on a show that appeals to everyone.


Their chemistry onstage is undeniable, making their live show an incomparable experience for any music connoisseur. Their AC/DC cover is unmatched in it’s authenticity and power while their version of the country/blues ballad Angel from Montgomery is pure musical genius.

Forty Fingers offers a live show that is tight and defies musical expectations, quenching the palettes of music fans – young and old – with songs selected from a vast range of musical influences. Their eclectic, original sound and song choices will make any casual listener a life-long fan. Their show is professional and their sound sophisticated. A Forty Fingers show includes something for everyone with awesome covers of country, rockabilly, classic and top 40 rock spanning past and current hits in many genres.

A SMALL sample of their diverse song list includes Keith Urban, Steve Earle, Kid Rock, Big & Rich, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Nirvana, AC/DC, Train, the Eagles as well as Canadian artists including Tragically Hip, Bryan Adams, Finger Eleven, Nickelback, Colin James, Honeymoon Suite and too many more to mention!

In the past couple of years Forty Fingers has been playing the circuit of major venues in downtown Halifax and are a fan favourite at O’Learys in Saint John, New Brunswick, not to mention their many corporate functions and Christmas parties. These guys have a lengthy and impressive resume, having shared the stage with Canadian legends Chilliwack, guitar great David Wilcox and Canadian country favourite Jason McCoy and The Road Hammers.

Don’t miss Forty Fingers live at various venues throughout the city or book them for your next party or function!

 


Hawco

Hawco Website

 

Hawco is the new band in the maritime music scene. The energy of a new born combined with so much experience makes Hawco a show with no limits. As you will see this band accommodates to everyone in the crowd, singing fan favorites from U2 to the very best of home grown traditional.

Hawco is made up of Brian Smith (guitar,keys,vocals from New Brunswick), Johnny Aylward (drums from Newfoundland), Gary Leblanc (bass and vocals from Cape Breton), and Doug Hawco (guitar and vocals from Newfoundland).

" THERE'S A PARTY GOING ON " when Hawco is on stage, see you at the show.


John Sotirakos

 

John Sotirakos website

 

 

 

Are you looking for someone to perform live music at your next corporate event, dinner, reception, special event, or perhaps at your wedding?

John Sotirakos is a professional, talented musician available to work at your event. John performs smooth jazz and popular music, including songs everyone knows and love

He has performed in front of audiences and venues of all sizes.

Would you like to learn more about John and his background? Click here to view his bio.

 


Merimac

 

Merimac is a four piece group (or often five with fiddle) based in Halifax, NS playing Classic Rock, Maritime/Celtic, Pop, Country, Reggae, R&B, Funk, Latin, Folk & instrumental music. It's well-known, seasoned members, from a variety of influences are sure to please any crowd - Maritimes and beyond. Energetic and diverse music styles make way for an attention grabbing, foot stompin' time that keep its listeners with "fresh" ears. Check out Merimac's famous improv Jams that will take you on a musical journey while burning up your dancing shoes. You can't help but sing out loud and have fun with this infectious bunch. Merimac relies on a large tried and true set-list, experience from hundreds of shows and their raw musical talents. Musical Styles & Variety is the spice and Merimac makes use of its playing content from all genera from the 70's to the music of today. More than just "a band" their semantics, stage presence and interaction with the crowd transforms any night into a "serious party". Merimac can also perform a full Maritime based show available, invigorating all their songs with a traditional "Celtic Edge".


Plank’r Down

Plank 'r Down Website

 

 

Made in Halifax NS with their roots in Newfoundland, Plank’r Down formed with a goal in mind: to get people up, dancing and having fun-- or at least stompin’ yer foot. They are a 4 piece group (fiddle, acoustic/electric guitar, bass and drums) that knows how to get the party started while doing what the Maritimes do best, having a good time.

Plank'r Down includes (but are not limited to) song choices from heavy hitters such as: Great Big Sea, The Fables, The Rankin Family, Garth Brooks, The Tragically Hip, Steve Earle, REM and Mumford & Sons. Traditional, East Coast favourites make up a large part of the band's repertoire as well as a number of lively fiddle sets.

Infusing a Maritime energy into songs both new and old, you’ll feel like you’re visiting the shores of Newfoundland or visiting a Cape Breton kitchen party.


Shaydid

Shaydid Website

The Maritimes have been struck with an intensely magnetic band...Shaydid. Based out of Halifax, NS, the talented and charismatic foursome come together with fierce chemistry, playing everyone's favorite rock tunes. With fervent energy on stage and their compelling sound, Shaydid has lured fans from all over the country.

Crystal, Mark, Darrin and Kirk have their priorities in order: to be the best crowd pleasing, skilled musicians that they can be, to keep raising the bar and to have a great time doing it!


Signal Hill

Please visit Signal Hill at http://radio3.cbc.ca/play/band/Signal-Hill for original demos and selected tracks from our 5 CD's!

Signal Hill website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signal Hill is a four-piece acoustic guitar based band with strong emphasis on four part vocal harmony. Hailing from Newfoundland, Canada, this band is revered throughout the country as the quintessential East Coast group. This has been achieved by expanding their repertoire beyond that of standard traditional songs to celebrating music across the decades and genres. Their arrangement are now woven into the fabric of East Canadian culture. They play 4 to 7 night per week all year round from St. John’s Newfoundland to Toronto Ontario. In addition to many other notable venues, Signal Hill has also been twice to Moscow Russia to play the Hard Rock Café and the Boarhouse Night Club. A current tour schedule can be found at www.signalhill.ca.

Jason Campbell is the principal lead vocalist with a wide range spanning over three octaves. He is the songwriter and manager of Signal Hill. Jason also plays piano and 12-string guitar in the band. His singing style and song writing are unique while clearly influenced by Sam Cooke, Elton John and the beatles. Often playing piano and guitar simultaneously while singing, Jason is a born showman who owns every song he sings; original or cover.

Jay Meadus is the bass player, secondary lead vocalist and a founding member of Signal Hill. His voice is deep and rich. Jay’s playing style is superb both visually and audibly; a true performer. He is incredibly musical and has been a pioneer of Signal Hill’s signature vocal arrangements.

Jordie Weale is the newest addition to Signal Hill and a final piece in a puzzle that has prompted Signal Hill’s new global focus in 2007. Jordie is a master of the acoustic guitar and the high harmony singer with the band. He is a perfectionist musically and a highly disciplined student of practice.

Terry Chaplin is the drummer and bass player for Signal Hill. He also shares a portion of the lead vocals in a tenor range. Terry’s relative pitch is often mistakes for perfect. This allows him amazing ability to call the changes of any tune in the repertoire while playing drums. Terry is also proficient on every instrument in the band.


Sunday Punch

Sunday Punch website

These five guys are set to entertain with their variety of covers ranging from the classics to brand new chart toppers. This Charlottetown based band started playing in 2009 and after becoming one of PEI’s most sought after bands, they decided to expand their circuit to include the rest of Atlantic and Eastern Canada.

Aside from setting a very high musical standard, Sunday Punch knows how to captivate any audience and always leaves people wanting more.

Facebook.com/sundaypunchband
Twitter.com/sundaypunchband
YouTube.com/sundaypunchpei

 


 

The Frequency

The Frequency is a new four piece, Halifax based group with a wide variety of music and entertaining, high energy performances. The Frequencyhas strong East Cost sound and features a mix of acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica, keyboards and mandolin. Vocalists Kyle Boudreau (guitars and harmonica), Jeff Hope (bass), Bennett Buell (guitars, keyboards and mandolin) offer a diverse variety of vocal performances. Add to that the back beat of the band, Chris Gillis (drums) and you have a great entertainment package for all ages and venues.

The Frequency Website

 

The Persuaders

The Persuaders Website

 

 

Halifax, NS is home to The Persuaders, a hot, high-energy, versatile rock and roll band. They own a distinct sound that draws the audience in for an all night party. Hard work and a deep affection for their craft has made them one of the most popular local bands, playing and entertaining in all of the best venues in Metro and have recently been recognized for their efforts by winning THE COAST MAGAZINE 2010 BEST IN MUSIC Readers Poll for best cover band
of the year. As this electric outfit is famous for their ability to impress audiences with vigorous performances and a dynamic song list. Formed in 1989 they are still going strong and at the top of their game.

The Persuaders define synergy. On stage, they transcend spectacular. Their energy is infectious. Each member brings something special to the mix. Front man, Maurice Aucoin has an exceptional voice that is both opulent and powerful. He is a top shelf entertainer, modest and magnificent who uses his agile and moving tone to win over his audience. Jon Matheson's slick combination of solid guitar playing and personality draws the audience to the stage. The rhythm section is made up of two powerhouse players, Brian Zinck on bass and Rob Francis on drums. Well known local veteran rocker, Brian plays with a smooth and articulate style that is the perfect compliment to Rob’s solid beat, that while dazzling with artistic stick work, is the supreme muscle of the operation and steeped in potent force.

The Persuaders are indestructible. Their chemistry is undeniable, their energy unmatched. Their relationship with their audience is ardent and laced with charisma and influence. These are the boys that bring you the ‘backstage boogie in your hometown bar’ and continue to bring home the gold.


Tony Quinn

Tony Quinn can be described as a renaissance entertainer.  He is one of the very few who can accomplish all that he does - alone on stage. Tony has been in the  entertainment business for over twenty years.  His show is versatile and has been performed for a wide variety of audiences.  From feature comedian at the National Radio Awards in Toronto to performing at the 33rd Annual Premiers Conference in Charlottetown, he easily adapts to the mood of the audience.  He writes and performed numerous voice overs for television and radio, as well as industrial videos.

Tony Quinn Website

 

UP

UP! is hitting it hard and driving it home. Known for tremendous beats and intense harmonies, this four piece ensemble brings a tremendous amount of energy to the stage and involves its audience in every show. UP! is really a simple mix of ingredients: Andrew Kazmel hailing from Bedford, Nova Scotia is on lead vocals and rhythm guitar. Peter Janes on bass guitar and backing vocals comes to you all the way from Grand Falls-Windsor, NFLD. Calling the Island of Cape Breton his home, Chris Iannetti takes to the stage rocking out on lead guitar as well some lead and backing vocals and finally, Evan Ferguson takes on percussion calling Fredericton, New Brunswick home. These 4 lads have played for audiences far and wide and have brought the party back home. You will hear music from Nelly to Great Big Sea, Florida-Georgia Line to Dr. Dre, Guns & Roses to Kings of Leon, Your experience with UP! will be anything but ordinary. It’s time to get UP!

 

 
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