December 2013 Archives

TOP 13 PICKS OF 2013

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for TRY TOP 13.JPG2013 was an incredible year for new CD releases here in the Maritimes. From rock to hip hop to bluegrass to singer/songwriters ... you name it we had it! This week on Atlantic Airwaves we have picked 13 of our favourites to play for you. It was a tough job but we have a bakers' dozen of some of the best music made in the Maritimes.....tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 on CBC Radio One.

Ian Sherwood Erin Costelo and Coco Love Alcorn - 'Tis the Season

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

IECC pic.JPGThis week on Atlantic Airwaves join host Stephanie Domet for a concert with Ian Sherwood, Erin Costelo and Coco Love Alcorn. They perform several seasonal songs and share some of their original material as well. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in the Maritimes.

Modern Grass and Jennah Barry - Swingin' Around the Christmas Tree

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

Modern Grass_web_01.jpgJennah Barry_web.jpgThis week on Atlantic Airwaves we are 'Swingin' Around the Christmas Tree' with the Modern Grass and Jennah Barry. This concert will definitely put you in the holiday spirit with the Modern Grass delivering their bluegrass, jazz and swing versions of some of the 'classics' along with special guest singer Jennah Barry. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in the Maritimes.

Thom Swift, Meaghan Smith and Stewart Legere - A Circle of Songwriters

Posted by Margaret Hemsworth Laleune

Thumbnail image for WOTS Songwriters_n.jpgThis week on Atlantic Airwaves it's all about words and music. We stopped by the Word On The Street festivities this past fall on the Halifax waterfront and recorded a Songwriters Circle. Thom Swift, Meaghan Smith with Jason Mingo and Stewart Legere share stories and thoughts about their love of books and poetry and sing some wonderful music too. We'll also hear from Two Hours Traffic as they head out on their farewell tour. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. on CBC Radio 2 and at 5:05 p.m. on CBC Radio 1 for some of the best music made right here in the Maritimes.