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When: Sun., May 26
Price: free
Argyle Street's open-air music celebration Street Fest, part of the Memorial Cup, ends with a bang as the king of Dartmouth himself plays a rare hometown set.

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    Fresh off the release of his Dire Straits-influenced EP No Rest For The Wicked, Dartmouth boy Adam Baldwin arrives at Street Fest, the free music celebration taking over Argyle Street during the Memorial Cup. Rock fans won't wanna sleep on this—but also, make sure to arrive on time for Makayla Lynn's early-Taylor-Swift-style country, of which Rolling Stone is a fan.

    Gord Bamford w/Merimac, Dave Sampson, The Brood, Maximum Overdrive

    Sat., May 25


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    Fri., May 17


    Forget puck drop. We know the Memorial Cup has really started when Mays hits the stage for his open-air set on Argyle Street.

    The Mellotones feat. Jessie Brown, Jah'mila

    Tue., May 21


    Everyone's favourite eight-piece funk factory, The Mellotones takes a break from workin' the dance floor at Bearly's to make feet shuffle at Street Fest, the free music celebration taking over Argyle Street during the Memorial Cup. Sharing the bill? The Heart-influenced, hard-rockin' Jessie Brown, who released one of the best records of 2017, and roots-reggae Jah'mila, who will take your ears to Kingston, Jamaica, as she rips the chorus into glorious pieces.

    Memorial Cup Street Fest

    May 17-26


    While the Halifax Mooseheads host the Memorial Cup and the puck-flinging action heats up, Argyle Street proves to be just as hot, with some of the city's biggest names performing free, open-air showcases. Names like Matt Mays, Sloan, Ria Mae and more are all part of the fun. Showtimes TBA.

    Ria Mae

    Wed., May 22


    Pop-rock legend-in-the-making Mae has a hit factory between her ears and silken vocal chords in her throat. Here, the Tegan and Sarah-influenced performer gets the party started at the open-air music celebration Street Fest, that's part of the Memorial Cup.

    Sloan

    Sat., May 18


    Day two of the free, open-air fest on Argyle Street that boasts a host of the city's biggest names—and, yeah, sure, day two of the Memorial Cup—continues with this set by the the landmark Halifax-born band.

    The Stanfields

    Sun., May 19


    The Stanfields count both Nirvana and John Prine as equal inspirations—a fact that won't surprise fans of the Celtic-tinged rockers, because you can her the lasting influence of both in nearly every song. See them rock out as part of the free, open-air music fest taking over Argyle Street for the Memorial Cup.

    The Town Heroes feat. Roxy and the Underground Soul Sound

    Thu., May 23


    Saving rock 'n' roll and your ears, The Town Heroes hold it down as part of the free, open-air Street Fest taking over Argyle Street during the Memorial Cup.

    The Trews

    Fri., May 24


    The best thing for your ears ever to come outta Antigonish, the striaght-up rock four-piece returns to Nova Scotia to save your soul and keep the party going at Street Fest, Argyle Steet's open-air celebration that's part of the Memorial Cup.

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Vol 26, No 47
April 18, 2019

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