UPCOMING SHOWS

Miramichi House Concert Series

Miramichi, NB

From hosts Jamie and Krista: Show Announcement - "We are very excited to announce that our next House Concert will take place on June 1st at 7pm and will feature Nova Scotia musician Terra Spencer. Like Joe H Henry, since we booked Terra her music career has taken off and we really have no business having her play in our living room 🙂 She has been getting lots of play on CBC and has recently been nominated for several awards (ECMA & Canadian Folk Music Awards). When we had Matt Andersen here, he talked about collaborating with Terra and spoke very highly of her work. She wrote his song Aurora among others. Dave Gunning and Joe H Henry also spoke very highly of her music and they all mentioned how great her live show is. She seemed like the perfect fit for our next act. So grateful that New Maritime is providing a Keg for our show and Brian Siddall (AVLtec Solutions) is doing the sound. We will have lots of food at the show. We are selling around 35 tickets at 35 dollars each. If you are interested, please e-transfer your money to jamieotoole@me.com. If you’re planning to come, we would really appreciate if you could grab your tickets early, so we know if we need to promote the show outside of our group.

Nicole Ariana is heart-on-her-sleeve, vibey alternative RnB. Her music exposes a young woman longing for lost love in dark times, trying to fill the void in dim corners and old memories. Most recently, she took home an East Coast Music Award for Fans’ Choice Video of the Year (Master of Denial). She is Music Nova Scotia’s 2022 Electronic Artist and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year.

The alt-pop duo Pillow Fite is aptly named: like the activity itself, they wield softness and make it sting. Pairing tender lyrics with catchy instrumentals and folk ballads, the genre lines get blurred in a way that keeps the project dynamic and binge-worthy while giving listeners all the feels. “An authentic mix of queerness, feelings, tasteful guitars, and empathetic arrangements…” -Tara Thorne.

Terra Spencer‘s sly storytelling and 70’s wood paneled warmth offers a knee-to-knee conversation in a room of 5 or 500. Her startling knack for telling intimate stories and her butterscotch voice quickly earned her a faithful following and led to songs recorded by Matt Andersen and David Francey. Recently her song Bricks and Mortar was named the winner of the Commonwealth Song Contest out of 20k entries.

Souris Show Hall

Souris Show Hall, 5 Church Ave., Souris, PEI

Raised on the mud banks of the Avon River, award-winning Nova Scotian funeral director-turned-songwriter Terra Spencer charms audiences with her deft guitar, gospel piano, butterscotch voice, crackling wit, and wood-paneled warmth. Her startlingly intimate songs have caught the eye of collaborators including David Francey, Ben Caplan, and Matt Andersen. Every show is a knee-to-knee conversation with a natural storyteller. “The real deal.” Ron Sexsmith

Kempt Shore Acoustic Festival

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Oceanview Campground, Kempt Shore, Nova Scotia

Terra Spencer returns to her roots at the Kempt Shore Acoustic Music Festival alongside a lineup including J.P Cormier, Charlie A'Court, Joe H. Henry, Jessica Pearson & The East Wind, Colrain, Mike Biggar Roots Trio, Tide & Timbre, Isabella Samson, Daniel James McFadyen, The Divorcees, Jacob Strang, Justin Wood, Pretty Archie, and Tyler Mullendore. This one of a kind festival specifically showcases an eclectic variety of world class Canadian original singer/songwriters. There is a key focus on Maritime talent as acoustically as a festival can possibly be. The campground offers both serviced (water/electric) sites and non-serviced sites. 4 DAY FESTIVAL PASS (BEST VALUE) - $175.00 /person. This includes HST and 3 days rough camping. Under 16 Free with Parents DAY PASS - $65.00/person/day - 9am til midnight LIMITED# OF WATER & ELECTRIC SITES - Additional $40.00+HST per night ( if available)

Stan Rogers Folk Festival

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Canso, NS

Get ready for a foot stompin’, sing alongin’, all around awesome weekend of music! Stan Rogers Folk Festival is an international festival of songwriters. See 30+ artists/bands performing on 3 stages over 3 days. Add in camping, crafts, great food and non-stop “jamming” for a memorable weekend!

Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

Perth Andover, NB

Held in Perth-Andover, NB, and known as the “Little Festival that Could,” the Larlee Creek Hullabaloo brings together some of the best talent the East Coast of Canada and beyond has to offer, for one weekend of pure musical bliss.

The Larlee Creek Hullabaloo is known for its genre-rich lineup, collaborative performances, and the downhome hospitality we show our audience and the artists who are our festival. August 7–11, treat yourself to an East Coast musical experience you won’t soon forget!

Is Nova Scotian funeral director-turned-songwriter Terra Spencer “the Canadian Carole King”? Sunset, her upcoming fourth solo album makes a strong case for it. Rich with the ‘70s wood-paneled warmth of the records she discovered in her grandparents’ basement, Sunset will make its debut in September 2024 with a list of cross-Canada tour dates. The album features a host of Canadian stars from coast to coast (Stephen Fearing, Ian Sherwood, and Matt Andersen are on the roster) performing the signature heart-charged songs that have endeared Terra to audiences and fellow artists alike.

Fresh from touring with folk icon David Francey after contributing to his Juno-winning album The Breath Between, Terra is celebrating Sunset in Nova Scotia this fall with her first full-band tour since the success of the “Class of ‘71”. November shows include Halifax, Truro, Shelburne, and Terra’s hometown crowd in Windsor. With drummer Geoff Arsenault and bassist Mike Farrington (of Matt Andersen and the Big Bottle of Joy) and guitarist Tyler Messick (of Halifax band Museum Pieces) on board, this is a show you won’t want to miss with songs that will follow you all the way home.

The Carleton - Sunset Album Release

The Carleton, 1658 Argyle St., Halifax

Is Nova Scotian funeral director-turned-songwriter Terra Spencer “the Canadian Carole King”? Sunset, her upcoming fourth solo album, makes a strong case for it. Rich with the ‘70s wood-paneled warmth of the records she discovered in her grandparents’ basement, Sunset will make its debut in fall 2024 with a list of cross-Canada tour dates. The album features a host of Canadian stars from coast to coast (Stephen Fearing, Ian Sherwood, and Matt Andersen are on the roster) performing the signature heart-charged songs that have endeared Terra to audiences and fellow artists alike.

Fresh from touring with folk icon David Francey after contributing to his Juno-winning album The Breath Between, Terra is celebrating Sunset in Nova Scotia this fall with her first full-band tour since the success of the “Class of ‘71”. November shows include Halifax, Truro, Shelburne, and Terra’s hometown crowd in Windsor. With drummer Geoff Arsenault and bassist Mike Farrington (of Matt Andersen and the Big Bottle of Joy) and guitarist Tyler Messick (of Halifax band Museum Pieces) on board, this is a show you won’t want to miss with songs that will follow you all the way home. “The real deal” - Ron Sexsmith