Hey y’all – can’t wait to join Kim Wempe (kimwempe.com) on stage tonight at the Seahorse Tavern for Music Nova Scotia’s Battle of the Bands: HMV Next Big Thing. Hope many of you can come – should be a great show!
Here are the details from Music Nova Scotia:
25 bands, 6 battles, 1 winner
September 7 Three Sheet, No Flyers Please, Glory Glory Man United, Kristina Trites, Keith Mullins
Industry Room: Janette Rawding of Bold Canary Designs
…September 14 The Stogies, Kim Wempe, Tupper Ware Remix Party, Jay Smith, Beyond Ash
Industry Room: James Farrell
September 21 The Grass, Telfer, Slowcoaster, Laura Merrimen, Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers
Industry Room: IOU Music
September 23 – Sydney, Cape Breton @ CBU – Buck and Kinch, Carmen Townsend, The Tom Fun Orchestra, The Pranks
September 28 Broken Ohms, Carleton Stone Drives the Big Wheel, The First Aid Kit, The Town Heroes, Andrew Hunter & The Gatherers
Industry Room: MERCH NIGHT!
Friday, November 5 – Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week Showcase
Rodd Grand Yarmouth – Ballroom
Entry with Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week delegate pass, festival wristband, or with $10 at the door
Please Note: Festival wristbands are now on sale for $24.99 (plus convenience fee) at www.ticketpro.ca! Stay tuned for upcoming delegate pass and ticketing information. Delegate passes are subject to capacity.
ABOUT HMV NEXT BIG THING:
Next Big Thing is an exciting new music festival being staged and promoted by HMV and live music partner MAMA Festivals across five London venues in February 2011. Next Big Thing supports different music genres, ranging from Indie and Rock to Folk and Jazz and from Pop and Electronica to Hip Hop and Grime. Through a partnership with leading UK music business MAMA Group, Music Nova Scotia has negotiated a showcasing opportunity for one of MAMA Groups leading festivals, HMV Next Big Thing.
Music Nova Scotia is calling all eligible bands to submit to Music Nova Scotia‘s Battle to HMV Next Big Thing. Preliminary rounds will take place at the Seahorse Tavern every Tuesday in September for Music Nova Scotia’s New Music Tuesdays, with one round at Cape Breton University on Thursday, September 23. The final battle will take place as a showcase in Yarmouth during Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music week, where one winner, selected by MAMA Group’s Head of Special Events Jim Benner, will represent Music Nova Scotia on one of the UK stages during HMV Next Big Thing in February, 2011.
For any questions about the Music Nova Scotia Battle of the Bands: HMV Next Big Thing please visit www.musicnovascotia.ca/hmvbattle or contact:
Project Coordinator – IT & Events
902-423-6271 902-423-6271 ex 110