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January 2018

Susan Aglukark

Susan Aglukark

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January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35 - $38

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Singer / songwriter Susan Aglukark is one of Canada’s most unique artists and a leading voice in Canadian music. She blends the Inuktitut and English languages with contemporary pop music arrangements to tell the stories of her people, the Inuit of Arctic Canada. The emotional depth and honesty of her lyrics; her pure, clear voice and themes of hope, spirit and encouragement have captivated and inspired listeners from all walks of life. Susan has held command performances for HRH Queen…

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February 2018

Hotel California

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February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$49.50

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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When The Eagles stopped to catch their breath a few decades ago, Hotel California began a pioneering journey through their history-making music that has taken them around the globe and thrilled hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans. It’s been a journey they could never have imagined back in 1986, but their dedication, unique musical gifts, and an obsessive commitment to doing this legendary music true justice in performance, set them apart from the many Eagles bands that came after them.…

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Shane Howard

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February 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$27 - $30

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Shane Howard is a prolific Australian songwriter, admired and respected for his integrity and commitment to music. For 40 years Shane Howard's songs have mapped an Australian landscape. From the dry desert landscape where he penned his anthemic ‘Solid Rock’ to the Wild Rivers of Tasmania ‘Let the Franklin Flow’ he’s created a uniquely Australian voice and traversed a vast landscape in his travels. His songs champion the cause of the common man, the environment and the injustices endured by Australia’s…

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VC2

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February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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VC2 is an innovative cello duo able to captivate audiences through their performances of classical masterworks, unknown gems and boundary pushing music. Comprised of cellists Amahl Arulanandam and Bryan Holt, the Toronto-based duo presents artistically challenging yet accessible programs and has performed in venues ranging from intimate pubs to Roy Thompson Hall. Formed in 2015, the pair met in 2008 while at the University of Toronto where they both studied under Shauna Rolston. They chose to continue their studies at…

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March 2018

Black Umfulosi 5

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March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Black Umfolosi were formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, who named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa- to where their ancestors can be traced. The group evolved to the Black Umfulosi 5 in 2009 with an exciting new line-up. Their performances are high-energy and completely engaging, mixing a great gentleness of spirit and song with an exuberance in dance. Their trademark harmonies mixed with intricate rhythms, clicking and clapping are highlighted during their brilliantly…

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William Prince & Digging Roots

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March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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In Digging Roots, the husband and wife team of Raven Kanatakta and ShoShona Kish trade lead vocals, and fluidly compliment each other’s strengths while going from whispery intimacies, to smokey wails. Firmly inhabiting roots and blues, their music is an eclectic tapestry of light and dark sound with sweet harmonies and melodic accompaniments of ukulele, banjo, mellotron and of course Raven’s bombastic resonator guitar. William Prince is a JUNO AWARD winning storytelling singer/ songwriter from Peguis First Nation who sidesteps…

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Rave On – The Buddy Holly Story

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March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$37 - $40

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Rave On! is no ordinary tribute show. This electrifying, high-energy, rock n’ roll extravaganza features America’s premiere Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan. Backed by the rockin’ Rave On Band, Billy breathes new life into the music of the legendary Buddy Holly. Audiences will experience all the thrills of a Buddy Holly concert, including such hits as “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be the Day”, “Oh Boy” and of course, “Rave On.” But, that’s only part of it. In a unique twist, Billy,…

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Ladom Ensemble

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March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Ladom Ensemble combines piano, cello, accordion, and percussion in a unique blend of acoustic chamber music that is passionate, sophisticated, and wild. The group met and formed in 2007 while studying music at the University of Toronto. Individual members hail from Alberta (Michael Bridge – accordion), Toronto (Beth Silver – cello), Prince Edward Island (Adam Campbell – percussion), and Ontario by way of Tehran, Iran (Pouya Hamidi – piano). The in-house composer, Pouya, writes original music for the group. The…

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H’Sao

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March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Montréal-based band from Chad, H’SAO, has been capturing the hearts of small audiences and large crowds alike since 2001. The band has always been passionate about sharing its unique blend of modern sound and traditional African musical influences. H’SAO has travelled the world, delivering electrifying performances, launching three innovative albums and, most of all, developing a musical signature that spans several genres and thus transcends the world music category.In the beginning, voices were the band’s only instrument. Brothers, Caleb (guitar),…

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Derek Seguin

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March 23 @ 7:30 pm
$25

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deCoste Performing Arts Centre, 99 Water Street
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0 Canada

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Derek Seguin 43.0 Warning: May Contain Nuts Derek Seguin 43.0 delves deep into the challenges of being a single dad in your forties, with a girlfriend that has no kids, living in an ever-changing and all too supercilious world. His Québecois flare and original point of view will make you think, make you re-evaluate, and above all; will have you howling with laughter. See one of Canada’s fastest rising, most “in demand” comic voices, and winner of the 2015 Sirius…

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