NEW GLASGOW – Glasgow Square has announced a spring lineup that includes everything from music to dance and everything in between.
“We are very excited to host such an eclectic and high calibre line up for the spring season, “ says Carlton Munroe, Program & Events manager for the Town of New Glasgow.
“The Square is going to be bursting with music, theatre and dance. We are proud to offer top notch East Coast talent along with local performances and talent that rivals the best in the province.”
Kicking off the new season on April 2 is singer-songwriter Ashley George of Pictou who is releasing a new acoustic CD, “The Puzzle,” in a performance at the Green Room.
The first show on the theatre stage is ECMA winning singer, songwriter, musician and educator Erin Costelo, who will be accompanied by the North Nova Education Centre Choir in a special presentation on April 9. A donation from proceeds of the show will go to support Pictou County Safe Harbour and CAIRN, for Syrian families coming to Pictou County.
May opens with the return of award winning comedian Mike MacDonald on May 6. Heather Rankin, one of the most recognizable voices and faces of East Coast music ever, also returns to the stage in May. Rankin will co-host the ECMAs in Sydney next month, then hits the road for a series of shows in May with Kim Dunn, including a stop at Glasgow Square on May 11.
Pictou County Pop Classics takes to the stage May 13 with more than 40 local musicians collaborating to produce a tribute to the 1970s that will feature more than 40 classics from the decade known as the ‘golden age of vinyl’.
Pictou County’s own Lacey Morrell will perform at a CD release show on May 19 for her new recording “Heartland,” produced by JP Cormier.
On May 25, the “finest band in the land,”, the Stadacona Band, returns to perform a mix of standards and contemporary music in support of Carmichael Stewart House Museum. May 27 and 28 marks the sixth annual Miss Carla’s Dance Recital, with three performances over two days.
June opens with a show for guitar fans – Honky Tonk Blues Night on June 2, featuring three of the most exciting guitarists in Nova Scotia together – Christine Campbell, John Campbelljohn and Ryan Cook.
The season wraps up with New Glasgow Youth Theatre Society’s production of “Alice in Wonderland – Urban Edition” on June 3 and 4, with the second performance on night two, a dinner theatre.
Tickets for all performances may be purchased at Glasgow Square Box Office.