Our annual study of budding talent reveals that the local scene continues to rock. And pop. And have soul.

Dylan Chew

It’s official—every other city in the country is still jealous of Halifax’s musical talent. In this, our 13th annual look at rising stars of the local scene, the range and depth of talent just continues to grow. Good for Halifax. Great for listeners like you.

Century Egg
Booji Boys
Cunny Ross
Electric Spoonful
Laurenn Marchand
Hello Delaware
No Problem
Willem Paynter
Future Girls
Maura Whitman
James Bradley Band
Latin Drama

After digging those 20 New Music acts, you're probably wondering about local bands more generally—new, old, together, broken up. More to the point, how long do Halifax bands stay together? Luckily we've done some analysis of that very question. You can get the answer at our story "The clock of the new."

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