The Nova Scotiables have built a deserving reputation across western Canada as a high energy maritime revue unmatched by their peers. Bringing an unconventional approach to traditional, original and contemporary maritime music, these musicians have become a hit - not just on the maritime circuit but with fans of all ages.
Able to perform solo, duo, trio, or as a full 4-piece act. Guitar, bass, drums, fiddle, bodhran.
Nova Sociables did an amazing job playing music for my VIP Event.
I would hire them again in a heartbeat.
Response from Nova Scotiables:
The pleasure was all ours! Staff were polite and accommodating. Hands down to do this again anytime :)
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
With the ability to perform from a small acoustic solo show and as big as a full on 4-piece show with a highly advanced sound system capable of playing to thousands of people, the Nova Scotiables know how to get any job done.
Versatile in material, these musicians can play the traditional standards of days old, as well as modern favorites not only from a Celtic/Maritime catalog but also from many of their favorite rock and roll, pop, country, and Canadiana/Americana folk tunes- the dance floor will welcome you :)
All of their sound production is taken care of by an excellent sound technician who will be sure to make the 'Scotiables all sound pleasant. If required, organizing additional production (lights, staging, etc) is possible.
Everyone in the band loves the spotlight, so, even the drummer is front and center as their lead singer right beside the guitarist who is also lead singer. So, if you want all of them at full force, they'll need enough room to lay out and be comfy.
The Nova Scotiables have built a reputation across western Canada as a high energy maritime revue unmatched by their peers. Bringing an unconventional approach to traditional, original and contemporary maritime music, these musicians have become a hit - not just on the maritime circuit but across a wide range of events.
Blending a tireless work ethic, boundless energy and professional composure, from 2015 to present they've been working tirelessly to entertain themselves, as well as fans of all ages. Folks can take home a taste of The Nova Scotiables - available on iTunes and all your favourite digital music retailers. Their recordings capture the band's original music and exemplifies their take on traditional tunes.
Fearless leader Captain Hodgie steers the ship on lead vocals while bashing the bodhran and drums. AJ Baragar makes crowds swoon with sweet lead vocals and energetic guitar. Eric Minden’s enthusiastic bass playing gets him dancing madly into the middle of audiences. Heidi Pittman’s soulful fiddle and backing vocals invokes joy, sorrow and the East Coast spirit. Together this crew really brings the party!
In February 2019, the Nova Scotiables released their newest single, “Never Going Home” along with a music video. The track highlights the band’s creative song writing, infectious energy and unique style.
Pick up your pint... Lift 'er high in the air - get 'er up, get 'er up, get 'er up there! Now count out loud;
Additional Booking Notes
The Nova Scotiables can handle all of their sound requirements. All they need to be able to plug into is to power.
Lighting and staging can be handled optionally: they can supply their own rig for a simple approach, or they can hire a crew with their own equipment.
Past Booked Events
|March 16, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Corporate Event|
Traditional Tunes: (For the slow dance and waltzes)
Dirty Old Town
Fields of Athenry
7 Drunken Nights
Whiskey in the Jar
Farewell to Nova Scotia
....and at least 20 more
Upbeat Maritime/Celtic: (This is what people go crazy for)
The Night the Paddy Murphy Died
Rocky Road To Dublin
....and at least 60 more
Party Music: (To help keep that dance floor dancin')
Listen To The Music
Take On Me
Devil Went Down To Georgia
Ain't No Rest For The Wicked
...and at least 30 more
|Hodgie||Drummer or Guitarist|
Influences & Inspiration
Great Big Sea
The Real McKenzies
Bloody Irish Boyz
ability to plug in to standard power
enough room so they don't trip and tangle