Who's Playing Today
Who's Playing Tomorrow
Active Groups
Active Venues
Who's Playing
Special Events | Profiles | Groups | Venues
New Releases | News | What's On | Feedback
Free Newsletter
ECMA Nominations Announced Jan 29, 2018
ECMA Week May 2-6 In Halifax, NS
By John Gavin, Monday, February 12, 2018


Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, Kinley, Ria Mae and Joel Plaskett lead East Coast Music Award Nominations.

ECMA is celebrating their 30th Anniversary in Halifax May 2 - 6.

Award Nominations Breakdown By Region:

Cape Breton-16

New Brunswick-35

Newfoundland & Labrador-20

Nova Scotia-114


Total Breakdown-198

Here are some of the nomnations:

Blues Recording:

Earle & Coffin-Matt Minglewood-Mike Biggar-Shirley Jackson & Her Rockin' Daddys-Wayne Nicholson & The Eastenders

Country Recording:

The Hypochondriacs-Jason Benoit-Makayla Lynn-Pretty Archie-Whitney Rose

Folk Recording:

Amelia Curran-Catherine MacLellan-The East Pointers-Joel & Bill Plaskett-Rose Cousins

Group Recording:

Cassie & Maggie-City Natives-The East Pointers-Ouroboros-Les Paiens-Tomato Tomato-Walrus

Pop Recording:

Ian Janes-Jenn Grant-Kinley-Neon Dreams-Port Cities

Rising Star:

The Barrowdowns-Kinley-Mama's Broke-Owen Meany's Batting Stance-Shreem

Rock Recording:

Alert The Medic-Jessie Brown-Like A Motorcycle-Mo Kenney-Partner

Roots/Traditional Recording:

Cassie & Maggie-Coig-MacIsaac and MacKenzie-Matthew Byrne-Scott MacMillan & Colin Grant

Solo Recording:

Amelia Curran-David Myles-Jenn Grant-Mo Kenney-Rose Cousins


David Myles-Jenn Grant-Joel Plaskett-Rose Cousins-TheEast Pointers


Amelia Curran-Jenn Grant-Joel & Bill Plaskett-Ria Mae-Rose Cousins

For all other nominations, refer to the above posted website