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July 2018

Bruce Guthro Songwriter’s Circle

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July 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$45 - $48

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

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Bruce Guthro has been hosting iconic and talented musicians at his Songwriter Circles for a dozen years, even hosting a nationally televised CBC series. He invites audiences into the intimate setting where the writers reveal the mystery behind the process of turning stories into songs and music. He has been captivating audiences around the world with his honest, strait-to-the-heart songwriting and live performances that are as engaging and personable as the man himself. A native of neighbouring PEI, Lennie Gallant…

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Our Town, Our Story

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July 4 @ 7:30 pm - July 5 @ 9:30 pm
$22 - $25

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2017 Marked Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, we want to keep celebrating. Pictou, the birthplace of New Scotland, played a pivotal role in the birth of our great nation. The landing of the Ship Hector in Pictou 1773 started a wave of immigration, whereby thousands followed and helped build our country. This is our story. The deCoste wants to celebrate Pictou and Canada, and the best way to do this is on stage with theatre, music, laughter, piping and highland…

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Salt Water in Your Socks- Lobster Dinner Theatre

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July 10 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
$35

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

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The heartwarming story of the life and times of a Maritime fisherman comes to life through the tales and songs of skipper Kevin Corkum. Written by Paul Ledoux with original music by Alastair MacDonald, this musical theatre presentation features John Spyder Macdonald in the title in the title role. "Saltwater" is an entertaining and uplifting show with great songs, spine-tingling tales of life on the ocean and plenty of comedic moments. A lobster dinner, featuring a quarter pound of shelled…

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Shaun Majumder’s HATE Tour

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July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$46

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

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Maritime favourite Shaun Majumder comes to town with a full-throttle, no-holds-barred dissection of the current times. Joined by friend Matt Wright, this will be the stand-up comedy show that keeps you talking afterwards. Presented by Premiere Entertainment Group Tickets: On sale to deCoste Members, April 20th, Noon. On sale to public, April 23.

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Heather Cameron “Never Land” CD Release

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July 12 @ 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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A native of Nova Scotia, Heather Cameron grew up in a musical family where she began singing and playing as soon as she was able.  Exposed to a number of musical styles, she’s mastered piano, fiddle, bagpipes and guitar and has a beautiful clear voice to accompany the melodious instruments. While a great deal of her time is now spent working as a musical therapist throughout Northern Nova Scotia, with the encouragement of J.P. Cormier, she has shared her talents…

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Rural Roots- featuring Doris Mason, RyLee Madison & Mary Beth Carty

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July 17 @ 7:30 pm - July 18 @ 10:00 pm
$20

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

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Pictou County’s own Doris Mason, is a well-known performer on the East Coast music scene. Her virtuosity in celtic, folk, blues and jazz has afforded her a rich and diverse career throughout Nova Scotia, the rest of Canada, Europe and the United States. Nova Scotia-born, award-winning RyLee Madison has made country music her full-time career in Nashville, TN. RyLee also works with hit songwriters as a record producer, alongside her husband, fostering up-and-coming talent from Canada. Mary Beth Carty, a native…

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Hells Bells ~ Ultimate AC/DC Tribute

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July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$35

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

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Hells Bells were formed in 1994 and have performed over 1500 shows across Canada and the US. When not touring the nation, they continue to rock the concert halls of Ontario on a regular basis. The show is a MUST SEE, with visual effects and stunning reproduction of the music and attitude of AC/DC. Solid tempos, tuned to concert pitch and, note for note reproduction are all part of the performance that set this band apart from all the other…

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Rum Ragged

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July 24 @ 7:30 pm - July 25 @ 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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From spirited instrumentals to heartfelt ballads, traditional Newfoundland band Rum Ragged pays homage to the greats that came before them while carving out a fresh, unique sounds of their own. Formed by singer/guitarist Mark Manning and singer/accordion player Aaron Collis just two years ago, they have recently expanded to a four piece with Anthony Chafe on Bodgran and Michael Boone on bass and banjo. Together they deliver the full traditional spectrum in a live context, whether it is an intimate…

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Goitse (Ireland)

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July 31 @ 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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The multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the whitehot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy. Recently crowned Live Ireland’s ‘Trad group of the Year’ in the USA, the 2016 ‘Freiburger Leiter’ in Germany, and featuring this years ‘Female Voice of the Year’, Áine Mc Geeney, they have made a name for themselves as one of the most sought after bands in Irish traditional music. Their fourth album, Inspired by Chance, has received rave reviews as the band continues…

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August 2018

Tales, Trails and Tunes: Tony Quinn, Shannon Quinn & Bill Plaskett

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August 1 @ 7:30 pm - August 2 @ 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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Tony Quinn is an entertainment jack-of-all-trades; an engaging emcee and host, a busy producer, a great musician, talented songwriter and a funny, funny guy to boot.  He is a regular at the deCoste and is pleased to be hosting his daughter Shannon and good friend Bill Plaskett to share some tales, trails and tunes. Shannon Quinn grew up immersed in music and has emerged as one of the region's finest fiddlers and traditional musicians.  She has toured the world with…

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