Sloan, Measha Brueggergosman, The East Pointers & More Added to 2018 East Coast Music Awards Lineup

[![Ashley MacIsaac performing at the ECMAs [Photo: Pam & Alan Samson/Volunteer Photographers]](/content/images/2017/02/10-ECMA-Ashley-MacIsaac-300x200.jpg)](/content/images/2017/02/10-ECMA-Ashley-MacIsaac.jpg)Ashley MacIsaac performing at the ECMAs [Photo: Pam & Alan Samson/Volunteer Photographers]
Sloan, Measha Brueggergosman, Rose Cousins, The East Pointers, and more have been confirmed as performers for the 2018 East Coast Music Awards Show, which will be held on May 3 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, NS.Classic Canadian alt-rockers Sloan headlinethe second wave of artists unveiled for the awards show lineup, which also includes celebrated soprano Measha Brueggergosman, as well as Rose Cousins, The East Pointers, Port Cities, Quake Matthews, Kinley, Makayla Lynn, and City Natives. They join previously announced acts Joel Plaskett, Universal Soul, Barra MacNeils, Les Hay Babies, and The Once for the celebration.

“We are tremendously excited to have such an eclectic group of artists helping us celebrate the 30th anniversary of the East Coast Music Awards,” says Andy McLean, Executive Director of the ECMAs. “Kicking off the week with a bang, the awards show presents an incredible opportunity for fans, musicians, and industry professionals to celebrate the legacy and the future of East Coast music together.”

Tickets for the 2018 East Coast Music Awards Show are on sale now for $40 (+ tax & fees) and are available HERE.

Special cabaret-style tables are also available for the awards show for $1000 plus tax. These tables seat ten people and are located in in front of the stage. Parties interested in purchasing one of these tables can contact Andree Gracie at for more information.

The East Coast Music Awards will once again be available live on Bell Aliant Fibe TV1 and free of charge at In addition, select showcases will also be available to stream live on ECMA TV throughout the festival.

The 2018 East Coast Music Awards nominees will be announced next Monday, January 29 at the Halifax Public Library in Halifax, NS.

For more information as it becomes available, go to

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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