News | January 17, 2019

10 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Local Music Scene

Is there a name for the feeling you get when you hear a favorite song for the first time? Seriously, I’d love to know. It’s one of my favorite feelings-getting lost in the notes, not knowing what comes next, but feeling the song pull on you, and work its way through you and back out, leaving a bit of itself there, forever. It may sound flowery, but I don’t care. I love the way that feels. 

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News | January 16, 2019

The Price, Cost and Value of Digital Music

Less and less, you dole out a buck per cut, $10 per album; more and more, you access a streaming service for a nominal few each month. Or just play music for free and let ads assail you.

The streaming model’s hardly sustainable for pop acts whose tracks are digitally spun thousands of times a month. For jazz players and those who’ve come to be called “creative musicians,” the economics are even more disastrous.

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News | March 27, 2018

Lawnya Vawnya 2018 Festival Lineup Announced!

Lawnya Vawnya; An Exposition of Independent Art and Culture 2018 Music Programming  ALVVAYS, LAND OF TALK, YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN, CLAIRMONT THE SECOND, BERNICE, RAE SPOON, BOOJI BOYS, SORREY, EAMON MCGRATH, MAYLEE TODD and many more  Lawnya Vawnya: An Exposition of Independent Art & Culture is a non-profit organization that presents some of the most … Continued

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Opportunities | January 18, 2018

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE 2018 INDIGENOUS MUSIC AWARDS!

Submissions are now being accepted for the Indigenous Music Awards presented by Casinos of Winnipeg held at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg, MB, on May 18, 2018.   Entries from Indigenous recording artists and music industry professionals from around the world can be submitted online until February 14, 2018, for over 20 award … Continued

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Member News | January 9, 2018

Katie Power Releases new song ” Dream”

  I am so excited to share with you my very first newly released single “Dream” Recorded back in the fall with Ian Foster here in St. John’s, this song is the lead single off my debut album “Believe” which is coming up in June 2018! A combination of blues, folk, and soul. Inspirational, uplifting … Continued

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Member News | December 6, 2017

COLLEEN POWER DEDICATES MUSIC VIDEO IN MEMORY OF AFTERWORDS BOOKSTORE

NL singer/songwriter Colleen Power has dedicated a live music video to Afterwords Bookstore, an iconic fixture in downtown St. John’s for more than 45 years that went out of business in recent weeks. “It’s hard to imagine downtown without Afterwords, and it’s just as hard to imagine walking by the shop without seeing (owner) David … Continued

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Member News | November 22, 2017

#JustDropped: Brad Jefford “Before The Rain”

ALBUM RELEASE Brad Jefford releases “Before the Rain” Newfoundland guitarist Brad Jefford is releasing his debut solo album “Before The Rain” this Sunday, November 26th, at 8:00pm at The Ship Pub in downtown St. John’s. For this release Brad has comprised a who’s who team with producer Bill Brennan, engineer Kevin Pinhorn and the team … Continued

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