We’ve got a trio of lovely shows in Nova Scotia this November:
As Part of Nova Scotia Music Week, we’ll be showcasing at midnight, Saturday Nov 9th at Steel City Bar & Grill, 252 Townsend St. Sydney, NS.
Please visit www.nsmw.ca for more details and ticket info.
On Saturday, November 16th, we play the Marigold Theatre, 605 Prince Street, Truro, NS. This is a beautiful venue and our first big show in Truro! More info & tickets
Saturday, November 23rd, we play the gorgeous St. George’s Round Church in Halifax with Halifax’s own Quiet Parade. This will be a very special show with some lovely guest appearances. 7pm, 2222 Brunswick Street, Buy tickets here.
These two films are about much, much more, actually. We’re really, really, really happy to be a part of these two heartfelt and thought inspiring films.
Paddle to the Ocean is a film by our good friend and sometimes bass player Zac Crouse, and his good friend Kelsey Thompson. In Zac’s own direct (blunt) words: “Paddle To The Ocean is a music & film project about using a kayak, a banjo and a bicycle to recover from PTSD.” The big screen premiere is Friday Sept. 13th @ 4:30pm (Park Lane Cinemas, Hfx). Click here for tickets
Twenty Eight Feet: Life on a Little Wooden Boat is a film by Kevin A Fraser based on his friend who gave up everything to travel the world solo in a sailboat. It features music by Bahamas, Ben Howard, and yours trulys! The world premiere is Sunday Sept. 15th @ 7pm at Park Lane Cinemas in Halifax as part of the CBC Shorts Gala at 7:00pm. Click here for tickets
Unhappy Happy is the hilarious and heartfelt story of an unhappy, corporate-team builder who tries to invent a device to bring happiness to his terminally-ill brother with the help of a brilliant-but-damaged woman. Unhappy Happy asks the question: What is the nature of true happiness?
This film features a whole ton of east coast musical talent and our very own Ian Bent and Alana Yorke wrote original material and served as music supervisors. It premiers…Right now in Toronto!
Attention Nova Scotia’s South Shore! We’ll be performing at the Astor Theatre in Liverpool on September 20th. Advance tickets are available here https://secure1.tixhub.com/astor/procurement/ or by calling the Box Office 902 254 5250
Jul 26, 2013 – Alma NB – Fundy National Park – Free outdoor show in Fundy National Park at the beautiful outdoor theatre!
Jul 27, 2013 – Hillsborough NB – The Bore Music Festival – advance tickets available here: www.theboremusicfestival.com
Aug 01, 2013 – Rothesay NB – Town of Rothesay – Concerts on the Commons. Free outdoor show on the Commons
Aug 02, 2013 – Sussex NB – Adair’s Wilderness Lodge – New Brusnwick Day Celebration at Adair’s Wilderness Lodge in Shepody / Sussex area.
Aug 03, 2013 – Fredericton NB – Nashwaak Music Festival – For the full line up & ticket info please go to www.nashwaakmusicfestival.com
Aug 09, 2013 – Bear Falls NS – Bear Falls Music Festival – For ticket info & line up please go to https://www.facebook.com/bearfallswilderness?ref=ts&fref=ts
Aug 10, 2013 – Bear Falls NS – Bear Falls Music Festival – Acres and Acres will be playing on Friday & Saturday!!! For ticket info & line up please go to https://www.facebook.com/bearfallswilderness?ref=ts&fref=ts
June 27 – Fredericton, NB – City of Fredericton @ Officer’s Square – Starts at 7pm (free)
June 28 – Southern NB The Garden Sessions (please email us if you’re interested in attending : email@example.com
June 29 – Gagetown, NB – Folly Fest 2013
June 30 – Saint John, NB – City of Saint John – Outdoors at Market Square (free)
July 1 – Saint John, NB – City of Saint John – Outdoors at Market Square (free)
We’re playing two very different CD release shows this weekend. Love it!
Friday, May 24th, we open up for our old good friends The Caravan for their CD release show at the Seahorse. This will be a funky-live-music-hip-hop-dance-party-extravaganza. Tell your downtown Halifolks!
Saturday, May 25th, we play the historic Chester Playhouse. This will be an intimate sit down show celebrating our new good friend Lucas Reeves’ CD release. Tell your South Shore Folkies!
This special show will be put on by the NSCC Music Business program. We’ll be playing at the ole Bus Stop Theatre where some of the first Acres and Acres shows happened. Steve Gates, Danielle Smith and the NSCC Ensemble Band will be joining us as well!
Upcoming Halifax Shows during East Coast Music Week:
March 6 – Halifax
East Coast Music Week – Soundwaves Program presented by FlyHalifax.com – performing w/ the Saint John String Quartet @ the Spatz Theatre – Advance ticket info here: http://www.ecma.com or http://www.facebook.com/events/131609380344396/
8:00pm – Saint John String Quartet
8:25pm – Bonnie Ste-Croix
8:50pm – Soundwaves Battle of the Bands winner
9:15pm – Stephanie Mainville
9:40pm – Norma MacDonald
10:05pm – Acres and Acres
March 8 – Halifax
East Coast Music Week – Rising Star Showcase presented by Slaight Music @ Casino Nova Scotia, Schooner Room – Advance ticket info here: http://www.ecma.com or http://www.facebook.com/events/129831830526898/
8:00pm – Dylan Guthro
8:25pm – Pilot to Bombardier
8:50pm – Coyote
9:15pm – Acres and Acres
9:40pm – Les Hay Babies
10:15pm – Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys
10:45pm – Long Distance Runners
11:10pm – The Playdates
11:35pm – Sprag Session
March 9 – Halifax
The Forward Music Revue
presented by CKDU 88.1FM & Garrison Brewing
featuring performances by:
The Olympic Symphonium
Paper Beat Scissors (7-piece band)
Joshua Van Tassel
Acres & Acres
+ SECRET VERY SPECIAL GUEST!
seating begins at 6:30pm
show starts at 7:00pm sharp
– $10 tickets available at Taz Records, Obsolete Records, CKDU, and online: http://forwardmusic.limitedrun.com/tickets/53
– All artist/delegate passes will get you FREE entry to this show, subject to capacity.
We’ve just received word that the show is almost SOLD OUT so they’re going to be adding a 2nd show immediately following the 1st.
January 25 – Fredericton, NB – Shivering Songs Presents Acres and Acres with Mike Feuerstack – 7:00 pm @ The Cedar Tree Cafe. SOLD OUT!!
January 26 – Charlottetown, PEI – Acres and Acres with Special Guest Rose Cousins and opening act Colour Code at The Guild – Tickets available here www.boxofficepei.com