The East Coast Music Association announced over 75 acts from across Atlantic Canada that will showcase at Eastlink East Coast Music Week 2014 in Charlottetown, from April 2-6 during a news conference at the Delta Prince Edward earlier today.
About 1,150 musicians applied for the opportunity to perform at ECMW 2014. Juries made up of regional, national, and international music industry professionals selected the showcasing artists.
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‚ÄúThe calibre of talent being showcased at Eastlink East Coast Music Week 2014 is spectacular, and this is just the beginning of our programming announcements,‚ÄĚ said Heather Gibson, chairwoman of the ECMA board. ‚ÄúCharlottetown will have a front row seat for these incredible performers from across Atlantic Canada.‚ÄĚ
"There simply could not be a better year for Prince Edward Island to host Eastlink East Coast Music Week," said P.E.I. Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson. "Not only does it makes a fantastic addition to the 2014 celebrations and the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, but it also showcases the tremendous talent that calls this region home."
Wristbands, passes, and Gala Awards Show tickets for ECMW 2014 are on sale now. Visit www.ecma.com for more information.