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The 27th Annual CAPACOA Conference Hits Halifax Jan. 21-24, Two Nights of Showcases - Jan. 23-24

January . 20 . 2015

A four-day gathering of Canada’s national presenting and touring sector, the conference is an opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues and make new connections from coast to coast to coast. With more than 250 presenters, agents, managers, artists and other performing arts professionals in attendance, participants can expect new networking opportunities, informative sessions and peer meetings as well as nightly theatre, music and dance performances and showcases throughout the city.

The 27th Annual CAPACOA Conference takes place in Halifax, NS from January 21 to 24, 2015 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Celebrating The Culture of Convergence, the event features keynote speaker Richard Evans and an intimate 'Artist Voice' interview with Natalie MacMaster. This is the first time the conference will take place in Halifax and just the second time it will have been on the East Coast in the association’s history.

ECMA will present two nights of showcases on January 23 and 24, in partnership with Music/Musique NB, Music NL, Music NS, CBMIC and Music PEI. Both showcases take place the The Carleton Music Bar & Grill, starting at 10:15pm. View the full schedule below:

Friday, January 23     

10:15 pm        Maxim Cormier

10:45 pm        Catherine MacLellan

11:15 pm        Ennis

11:45 pm        Alan Jeffries

12:15 am        Cyndi Cain

Saturday, January 24           

10:15 pm        Duane Andrews & Craig Young

10:45 pm        Caroline Savoie

11:15 pm        Ten Strings and A Goat Skin

11:45 pm        Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac

12:15 am        Gypsophilia

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) recognizes the support of the Province of Nova Scotia through the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.