David Myles nominated for 2015 ECMA

Screen Shot 2015-01-28 at 12.37.55 PMThis morning, Eastlink East Coast Music Week (ECMW) announced its 2015 nominees.

Among the nominees is David Myles, who is nominated for Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year. Fans can vote here:

Congratulations David!

David Myles wins “Touring Artist of the Year” at the CAPACOA Awards!

CAPACOA Last night, David won “Touring Artist of the Year” at the annual CAPACOA Awards for the 2013-2014 season.

Congratulations to David and all of the nominees, and cheers to the Canadian Arts Presenting Association for making our communities better places to live by connecting artists and audiences, from coast to coast to coast!

Sackville Tribune-Post: Mount Allison’s 175th Kitchen Party features top Maritime musicians

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Mount Allison University announced this morning it will host an anniversary party to remember with its 175th Kitchen Party concert, set for Friday, May 8, starting at 9 p.m.

Held as part of the university’s reunion weekend, which welcomes alumni from across the country and around the world back to campus each year, the 175th Kitchen Party will be a highlight of the weekend. The concert is open to the public.

“We are excited to host what will be Mount Allison’s biggest anniversary party to date,” says Mount Allison’s director of alumni Carolle de Ste Croix. “Our concert line-up — all Mount Allison graduates — is stellar and we’re looking forward to celebrating with them and the wider community with a kitchen party like no other.”

The set for the show is the university’s Jennings Dining Hall, making it truly a kitchen party. The all-star line-up includes: Juno Award-winning singer songwriter David Myles; acclaimed indie rockers In-Flight Safety; and long-time East Coast favourites the Barra MacNeils.

See for more details and to purchase tickets.

by Sackville Tribune-Post

David Myles nominated for “Artist of the Year” at 2015 CAPACOA Awards

CAPACOADavid was recently nominated for a CAPACOA (Canadian Arts Presenting Association) Award for “Touring Artist of the Year” for the 2013-2014 season. Congratulations to David and all the nominees for their outstanding contribution to Canada’s presenting and touring sector!

Winners will be announced during the Saturday night gala awards dinner taking place during the CAPACOA conference at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, January 24th.

Good luck David!

David Myles interviewed on Unreal Bluegrass

David sat down to chat with Steve Martin at Unreal Bluegrass to discuss his Roger Miller inspired “Santa Never Brings Me A Bango”, the animated video’s success, and his happiness with its outcome -including a note from Weird Al Yankovik! Listen to the interview here, and watch “Santa Never Brings Me A Banjo” below.


I admit that I am not a fan of the holidays, but one tradition in which I occasionally partake is the consumption of the Advent calendar. It’s not bad. Starting on December 1st, you get a chocolate a day until Christmas, and if you don’t care much about time or order you can have a bunch of chocolate on any given day and then just get yourself another Advent calendar. We should have these things for every month of the year!

So I have taken a subliminally chocolatey pleasure in Halifax–based singer-songwriter David Myles’s multimedia Advent calendar, which has been a fun way of promoting his new record, It’s Christmas. Every day this December—with the help of Mat Dunlap, who was the man with the plan—Myles and company have posted another little treat: segments on the making of the record, instructional videos (e.g. how to tie a bowtie), family chowder recipes, sheet music, music videos, etc.

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