Harvest Songs Competition cancels programming as Lee blows as a result of province

The Harvest Songs Festival has cancelled all programming just after put up-tropical storm Lee swept as a result of the province on Saturday.

Ryan Sullivan, chair of the Harvest board, claimed the determination to cancel was challenging but offered the forecast and the province’s advice that folks continue to be household, the demonstrates had been cancelled for the basic safety of attendees, volunteers and the artists.

A notice on social media thanked attendees for their assist and finished by stating, “We’ll see you following September.”

The pageant, functioning from Sept. 12-17, has captivated some of the biggest touring acts in North America this 12 months, which include Phish frontman and founder Trey Anastasio and Typical TAB, southern rock legends Gov’t Mule, New Orleans jazz, blues and funk phenom Trombone Shorty, together with Canadian singer-songwriter and a few-time Grammy nominee Allison Russell and Icelandic blues rockers Kaleo

Blues-roots grasp Matt Andersen & the Massive Bottle of Pleasure convey their celebratory blend of primary tunes to the Coors Gentle Blues Tent at the Harvest Audio Fest on Friday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. (Gessy & Armel Studio)

Canadian expertise will be front and centre on Harvest phases, including producer, songwriter and hitmaker Daniel Lanois, indie rock collective Broken Social Scene, hometown heroes Matt Andersen & the Significant Bottle of Pleasure, platinum marketing, blues-rock reggae band Massive Sugar, Juno-award profitable blues powerhouse Crystal Shawanda, and emerging multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Aysanabee.

A headshot of Aysanabee - a man with long black hair wearing a white tshirt with colourful painstrokes on his shirt and face.
Aysanabee is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer-songwriter currently based mostly in Toronto. He is Oji-Cree, Sucker Clan of the Sandy Lake 1st Country, a remote fly-in neighborhood in the much reaches of Northwestern Ontario. He performs Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Fredericton Playhouse and Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Ginger Company Barracks Tent. (Jen Squires)

“We are delighted to provide the pageant again to pre-pandemic toughness this 12 months, featuring Harvest lovers a total slate of really don’t pass up artists and pageant faves on multiple stages, which incorporates the rebirth of the Mojo Tent,” claimed Harvest Songs Director Brent Staeben. “This year’s fascinating lineup reinvigorates Harvest’s status as Atlantic Canada’s most important and greatest audio occasion by providing a little something for everyone, with electrifying blues roots, New Orleans sizzle, rock, people, hip-hop and jazz.”

Data Early morning – Fredericton14:07Harvest lineup

Brent Staeben joined Jeanne Armstrong to announce this year’s lineup for the Harvest Songs Pageant.

Far more artists in this year’s competition incorporate: Bette Smith, Laila Biali, Cory Wong, Stars, David Myles, Joel Plaskett Emergency, Extensive Mouth Mason, White Denim, Neal Francis, and many more.

Information and facts Early morning – Fredericton12:22G​ov’t Mule coming to Harvest

​Atlanta, Georgia’s Gov’t Mule performs the Harvest Songs Competition straight off of a planet tour of their 12th studio album – Peace…Like a River. ​J​eanne Armstrong spoke with the group’s Grammy-award profitable guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Warren Haynes.


A post in various shades of orange that looks like a rising sun for the Harvest Music Festival. With dates Sept. 12-17, 2023 at the top in black text. List of the many acts in black text on the poster.
(Harvest Audio Pageant)