Rain Over St. Ambrose returns with “Dedication”

Rain Over St Ambrose - Dedication - Single Art - WEB

You never call me anymore,
I never call you anymore.
We got places to be.

Crashing through the foggy banks of Nova Scotia’s South Shore, Rain Over St. Ambrose returns with “Dedication.” The single is the first new music from the band in over three years and is available to stream on all digital platforms. Click HERE to listen.

The band celebrates the track’s launch with two shows this month. Dates are as follows:
March 16 – Yarmouth, NS @ Haley’s Lounge
March 29 – Halifax, NS @ The Seahorse Tavern

A frenetic drum fill sets the pace for the pop-rock quick-hitter out of the gate. Wasting no time, a bouncing bass riff and ethereal guitar lines coalesce under verse lyrics reflecting inevitable changes acknowledged through the callous passing of time. Brief omens of levity and hope – presented both in the anthemic choruses and the Dire Straits-influenced bridge – infuse “Dedication” with a silver lining; an anchored reverence in the face of transformation.

“Dedication” was recorded at New Scotland Yard in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia by Thomas Stajcer (Joel Plaskett, Erin Costelo, Mo Kenney), and mixed at the Castle of Doom in Glasgow, Scotland by Tony Doogan (Wintersleep, Mogwai, Belle and Sebastian).

WATCH: “Dedication” [Official Lyric Video]

Rain Over St. Ambrose Returns To Haley’s Lounge

March 16 - Instagram - ROSABack to where it all began, Rain Over St. Ambrose returns to Haley’s Lounge in Yarmouth for a special limited-access show.

Acadian Embassy is proud to present the St. Paddy’s Day Pre-Game on Saturday, March 16 featuring everyone’s favourite hometown heroes and special guest Cameron Nickerson!

SUPER limited amount of tickets are available here:

Get yours today. They will sell out quick! RSVP on Facebook.

Quiet Parade releases new single, “Thunder,” and announces Maritime tour dates

QuietParade(Thunder)Quiet Parade unveils their brand new single, “Thunder. The track is available to purchase on Bandcamp and iTunes, and is also streaming right now on your platform of choice. The band has also coupled the single’s launch with a lyric video. Watch it on Facebook or YouTube.

Recorded at New Scotland Yard in Dartmouth, NS, “Thunder” finds Quiet Parade leaning hard into their signature fog rock style, reveling in winding guitar lines, fading choruses, and words that go straight for the heart. Punctuated by chiming down-tuned electrics, haunting backup melodies, and crashing rhythms, “Thunder” is a story of longing for answers to questions never asked; a coastal-soaked sense of searching, mired in mist.

The follow-up to their French-language debut, Nous Étions Icitte, “Thunder” is the first brand new music from the group in nearly three years.

On the heels of the new song, Quiet Parade also announces several shows throughout the Maritimes including performances at the Halifax Pop Explosion and Nova Scotia Music Week.

Dates are as follows:

October 17 – Halifax, NS @ The Seahorse Tavern (Acadian Embassy Showcase at HPX 2018)
October 20 – Halifax, NS @ The Stubborn Goat (HPX 2018)
November 03 – Truro, NS @ Marigold Cultural Centre (NSMW 2018)
November 23 – Charlottetown, PE @ Baba’s Lounge

Acadian Embassy Showcase at HPX 2018

Acadian Embassy helps kick off the 2018 Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival & Conference with a roster showcase. Rain Over St. AmbroseQuiet ParadeFossil Cliffs and special guest Céleste Godin perform at The Seahorse Tavern on Wednesday, October 17.  Show starts at 8:00pm sharp. Get festival wristbands HERE. More details to come on night-of tickets & door pricing.


QUIET PARADE joins POSTDATA for Maritime Tour


Halifax fog-rockers Quiet Parade have been tapped as special guest openers for the upcoming Postdata Maritime tour. Dates are as follows:

May 31 – Halifax, NS @ The Seahorse Tavern (Early Show!)

June 01 – Fredericton, NB @ The Capital (Early Show!)

June 02 – Moncton, NB @ Tide & Boar

The frontman of beloved Nova Scotia alternative outfit Wintersleep, Paul Murphy has built a circle of collaborators, friends, and family around him for more than a decade. Murphy first released music with Postdata in 2010, a self-titled debut that saw him working with his brother Michael to record a set of songs that dealt with family, legacy, and connection. Now, Postdata returns with Let’s Be Wilderness, a record characterized by those two old bickering friends: love and death. The brilliant new album is available on May 18, 2018.

Focused and fearless, Quiet Parade presents introspective, bleeding-heart folk-rock shrouded in a little fog. Building on a foundation of nostalgia and longing, the Halifax-based band revels in winding guitar lines, fading choruses, and words that go straight for the heart. In the face of winter, the band unveiled their French-language debut – an EP titled Nous Étions Icitte. Featuring four translated songs that originally appeared (in English) on the band’s award-winning self-titled album, the record was released in February 2018.

Nous Étions Icitte – Available Now/Disponsible Astheure!

QP-NousEtionsIcitte-COVERQuiet Parade‘s French-language debut – an EP titled Nous Étions Icitte – is available today via Acadian Embassy.

Buy the album on Bandcamp or iTunes, and stream the record via Spotify, Apple Music, or your platform of choice.

Nous Étions Icitte features four songs that originally appeared (in English) on the band’s award-winning self-titled album, translated to French.

“I wanted this record to be an artifact that represented a very specific slice of Acadian life in Nova Scotia,” Quiet Parade songsmith Trevor Murphy tells Noreaster Online. “I wanted it to speak about and represent Par-en-Bas (a geographical region that encompasses several Acadian communities around Yarmouth, NS) in a way I had not heard before and create something that represented our voice for once.”

This week, Murphy also stopped by Radio-Canada’s Le Réveil for an interview to chat about the origins of Nous Étions Icitte. Listen to the segment here:

The band celebrates the release of the new album with an early show at The Carleton tonight featuring special guest Gabrielle Papillon. 7pm-9pm, $10 at the door. RSVP here:

The show is co-presented by Acadian Embassy & le Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre – CCGH.


Quiet Parade lance son premier album en français – en EP nommé Nous Étions Icitte – aujourd’hui. Le mini-album est disponible via Acadian Embassy.

Achetez l’album sur Bandcamp or iTunes, et écoutez-le via SpotifyApple Music, ou sur votre platforme de choix.

Nous Étions Icitte reprend quatre chansons originales (anglophones) extraites du disque homonyme et primé du groupe, traduites en français.

« Je voulais que ce disque soit un artefact qui représentait une tranche très spécifique de la vie acadienne en Nouvelle-Écosse, » dit Trevor Murphy, auteur-compositeur pour Quiet Parade en entrevue avec Noreaster Online. « Je voulais parler et représenter Par-en-Bas (une région géographique qui englobe plusieurs communautés acadiennes autour de Yarmouth, en Nouvelle-Écosse) d’une manière que je n’avais jamais entendue auparavant et créer quelque chose qui représentait notre voix pour une fois. »

Cette semaine, Murphy s’est presenté sur l’émission Le Réveil sur les ondes de Radio-Canada pour une entrevue afin de discuter les origines de Nous Étions Icitte. Écoutez le segment ici:

Le groupe célèbre la sortie du nouvel album avec un lancement au Carleton ce soir avec l’invitée spécial, Gabrielle Papillon. 19h-21h, 10 $ à la porte. RSVP ici:

Le lancement est co-présenté par Acadian Embassy et le Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre – CCGH.

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