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Oct. 10
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NewFound Talent Contest - MusicNL Week 2018 Edition

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MusicNL is proud to present the 2018 NewFound Talent Contest during MusicNL Week in Twillingate on Wednesday October 10th, 2018.   The NewFound Talent Contest is designed to discover, develop, encourage and showcase young entertainers. The competition offers professional development prizes valued at over $6,000 to aid talented young performers enhance their songwriting, performing and music business skills. Young musicians aged 19 and under will perform for a panel of professional judges and an audience. The contest will take place at the Twillingate Performing Arts Centre on Wednesday October 10th.   “The MusicNL NewFound Talent Contest is a phenomenal way for us to identify our future stars while they are still developing,” says Glenda Tulk, Executive Director of MusicNL. “This contest provides young musicians with expert mentorship and performance exposure. It is one of our most important all-ages initiatives and certainly one of our favourite events.”   TO APPLY Individuals interested in applying for the contest can do so by filling out this form by September 26th, 2018 at 11:55pm. Registration is limited so register early! https://marcatoapp.com/forms/musicnl/2018musicnlweeknewfoundtalent Participants must be under 19 years of age. They must perform one song, either an original or a cover, and must either play the song live themselves or be accompanied by a live musician (no backing tracks). The winners will be chosen at the event on October 10th in Twillingate by the panel of judges. For more information, contact MusicNL at info@musicnl.ca or call the office at 709-754-2574.   PRIZES Courtesy of DC Design House, GNAudio, Blue Room Mixing, Long Range Mastering, Atlantic Disc and DVD, Tom Cochrane Photo, Feedback Music, Dipole Productions, Chris LeDrew Photography, and Long & McQuade.   FIRST PRIZE:
  • Choice of either website design and development package, or album artwork and logo (DC Design House – value up to $2000)
  • Pre-production/Recording of a 2-song demo (GNAudio – value $700)
  • Mixing of a 2-song demo (Blue Room Mixing – value $500)
  • Mastering of a 2-song demo (Long Range Mastering – value $250)
  • 50 complete retail-ready demo packages (Atlantic Disc and DVD – value $550)
  • Music video shoot (Tom Cochrane Photo – value $600)
  • Consultation with an artist manager (Feedback Music – value $500)
  • One-on-one project mentorship session (Dipole Productions – value $300)
  • Professional photo shoot (Chris LeDrew Photography – value $500)
  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $150)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2018 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)
SECOND PRIZE:
  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $100)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2018 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)
THIRD PRIZE:
  • Long & McQuade gift card (value $50)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2018 Conference Delegate Passes (value $300)
  • MusicNL Membership, 1-year duration (value up to $150)
  ABOUT MUSICNL MusicNL exists to address key issues affecting the Newfoundland and Labrador music industry in order to implement positive change by presenting a strong voice to government, business and the community at large. It works to increase awareness locally, nationally and internationally of provincially produced music as an art form and as a viable industry with significant impact on the economy. It aims to create and encourage opportunities which will stimulate growth of the industry. For more information about MusicNL please visit: https://www.musicnl.ca SPONSORS MusicNL would like to thank DC Design House, GNAudio, Blue Room Mixing, Long Range Mastering, Atlantic Disc and DVD, Tom Cochrane Photo, Feedback Music, Dipole Productions, Chris LeDrew Photography, and Long & McQuade for their support.
Oct. 11
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Export Buyers Folk/Roots Showcase - Thursday

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Join us at Captain's Pub on Thursday, October 11 for the first Export Buyers Showcase stage of MusicNL Week 2018. Featuring folk duos, solos and a full country band (or two) for good measure.   3:00pm - 3:20pm: Rube & Rake 3:30pm - 3:50pm: Matthew Byrne 4:00pm - 4:20pm: Quote The Raven 4:30pm - 4:50pm: Earle & Coffin 5:00pm - 5:20pm: Mallory Johnson 5:30pm - 5:50pm: Sherry Ryan   Admission with a MusicNL Week VIP Pass
Oct. 11
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

College of the North Atlantic Student Showcase

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Come on out to Captain's Pub and see music students from CONA perform some great music. Performers include Phillip Barton, Shawn Burt, James Harris, William Jackman, Conor Molloy, Chris Moss (Musical Director), Samantha Parsons, Gene Phillips, Victoria Ryan, and Dillon Stapleton. For more information on CONA's Music: Performance, Business & Technology program click here!  
Oct. 11
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nightly Showcase - Thursday at the Captain's Pub

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on the stage tonight will be : 8:00pm SPARE TIME 8:30pm GENE PHILLIPs 9:00pm ADRIAN HOUSE 9:30pm Christian Howse Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 11
10:30 pm - 2:00 am

Nightly Showcase - Thursday at the Lion's Club

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on stage will be:   10:30pm SHANDA HOPKINS   11:15pm YOUNGTREE AND THE BLOOMS   12:00am ADAM BAXTER    12:45am DAVE WHITTY    1:30am CHRIS RYAN   Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 12
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Export Buyers Electric Showcase - Friday

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Join us again at Captain's Pub on Friday for a showcase of full band artists.   3:00pm - 3:20pm: LeRiche 3:30pm - 3:50pm: Property 4:00pm - 4:20pm: Carolina East 4:30pm - 4:50pm: Janet Cull 5:00pm - 5:20pm: Fairgale   Admission with a MusicNL Week VIP Pass.
Oct. 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nightly Showcase - Friday at the Stage Head Pub

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on the stage tonight will be : 8:00pm ROZALIND MACPHAIL 8:30pm RACHEL COUSINS 9:00pm OLIVIA JONES 9:30pm MELANIE O’BRIEN Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 12
10:15 pm - 3:00 am

Nightly Showcase - Friday at the Lion's Club

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on stage will be: 10:15pm IT COULD BE FRANKY  10:50pm WEARY 11:35pm NEWSPAPER FASHION SHOW 12:20am STREEL 1:05am LAND OF THE LAKES 1:50am REGGIE MORALES 2:20am JYAY Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 13
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gospel Show at the Twillingate Performing Arts Centre

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2018 MUSICNL GOSPEL SHOW

Come on down and see some of the best homegrown talent Newfoundland and Labrador has to offer. This showcase will feature The Split Peas, Michelle Noftall, Danny and Marilyn Bath, Linda Byrne, Byron Welsh and Carolina East. Price $15 + tax & applicable service fees Purchase tickets HERE! The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 13
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Export Buyers Folk/Roots Full Bands Showcase - Saturday

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The final Export Buyers Showcase at MusicNL Week will feature full bands including contemporary folk, alternative folk and world artists.   4:00pm - 4:20pm: Kellie loder 4:30pm - 4:50pm: Ian Foster 5:00pm - 5:20pm: Mark Bragg 5:30pm - 5:50pm: Ouroboros 6:00pm - 6:20pm: The Kubasonics   Venue: Captain's Pub Admission with a MusicNL Week VIP Pass.
Oct. 13
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Nightly Showcase - Saturday at the Stage Head Pub

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on the stage tonight will be : 8:00pm MIKE SIXONATE 8:30pm JORDAN HARNUM 9:00pm MICHAEL HANRAHAN 9:30pm TANGLECOVE Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 13
10:15 pm - 2:00 am

Nightly Showcase - Saturday at the Lion's Club

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Come on out and see local artists perform some great music. Performing on stage will be: 10:15pm DAVE MUNDY AND THE BEST KIND 11:00pm SILVER WOLF BAND 11:45pm BLEU 12:30am WATERFRONT FIRE 1:15am THE COMBINE Price $10 at the door The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass and the MusicNL Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 14
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Songwriters Circle: Stars and Legends

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2018 MUSICNL SONGWRITERS CIRCLE: STARS AND LEGENDS

The Songwriters Circle: Stars & Legends will feature prominent Newfoundland and Labrador songwriters playing a few tunes, sharing stories, engaging the audience. Performers include The Ennis Sisters, Ian Foster, Mark Bragg, Quote the Raven, Mallory Johnson and Rube & Rake. The event is at the Twillingate Performing Arts Centre and will be hosted by Chris Ryan. Price $25 + tax & applicable service fees Purchase tickets HERE! The MusicNL VIP Delegate Pass will grant admission to this event.
Oct. 14
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

2018 MusicNL Annual Award Show

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The MusicNL 2018 Award Show will be a phenomenal end to the best MusicNL Week in our history. The yearly awards will be presented along with performances by some of our most talented MusicNL members. The artists performing this year include Mark Bragg, The Swinging Belles, YourOuroboros, The Ennis Sisters, LeRiche, Rum Ragged, Mallory Johnson, Property, Kellie Loder, Carolina East, The Combine and Rube & Rake. The host of the evening is Amy House. Price is $45 plus taxes and applicable service fees. The MusicNL VIP delegate pass and MusicNL delegate pass will also grant admission to this event. Grab a couple friends and come down for a great time! Purchase tickets here!
Oct. 14
11:00 pm - 2:00 am

MusicNL After Party and Jam

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After the award show, come on over to the Lion's Club in Twillingate for celebratory times featuring a live performance by Dave Whitty.

News | October 02, 2018

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News | September 26, 2018

ACCOMMODATIONS IN TWILLINGATE, NL

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News | September 24, 2018

MusicNL Week Conference Sessions

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