Month: February 2016
Bonne Bay is no stranger to tragedies, especially from deaths at sea. Here is one example among many, based on reports in the Western Star for September 11, 1900, and February 20, 1901. One sunny September 4 in 1900, John Cole, a merchant from Nova Scotia, and Stephen Witt (or Dewitt), a young father from… Read More
Perched on a rock on the edge of Bonne Bay, Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary perform the traditional tune Voice from the Sea. Listen for the sounds of the water. Listen for the sound of the wind responding to the song. So good. Find out more about Nuala Kennedy (and her brand new album, Behave… Read More
Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador has announced the lineup for 2016 Gros Morne Theatre Festival season, running from June 18 to September 24, 2016 in Cow Head, NL. The program for the season includes some crowd-favourite shows such as Neddy Norris Night and the S.S. Ethie dinner theatre, and a brand new play written by Berni Stapleton… Read More
Back in May 2015, Nova Scotia’s Pennybrook arrived in Norris Point to perform at the 2015 Trails Tales Tunes festival. This is a new set of original tunes that they call The New B Minor Set. Trails Tales Tunes has announced their 2016 lineup and schedule, taking place May 20-29, 2016! Check it out here.
Trails, Tales, and Tunes has announced the lineup for their 2016 festival, taking place May 20-29, 2016 in Norris Point, NL. This year marks the tenth anniversary of Trails, Tales, and Tunes, and they’ve got some amazing talent on the schedule to help us all celebrate. Musicians performing this year include The Once, Sherman Downey, Dave McHugh,… Read More