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December 2017

Cadence—A Holiday Concert

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

The stage lights fall, the crowd goes quiet, and four harmonious voices rise up and fill the air. The melodies unfurl into something both familiar and fresh. What comes next may be a classic song by Joni Mitchell or Louis Prima.  It may be an old bebop standard or cheeky arrangement of a 1980s hit. But these are arrangements like you’ve never heard them before—containing all the richness of a full band, but performed using just four voices. This is…

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Momentary Lapse—A Pink Floyd Tribute

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

Nova Scotia's own 'Momentary Lapse' brings the audio and visual sensations of Pink Floyd experience to the deCoste stage, delivering the favourite moments from classic Floyd albums: The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, Momentary Lapse of Reason and the Division Bell. Composed of 10 Nova Scotian musicians, Momentary Lapse creates an authentic journey into the past of one of the world's most timeless bands. Tickets: $35

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Canada 150 Series: Le Trio BBQ Christmas Special

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

With Katerine Desrochers on vocals, Véronique Boucher on drums and the all-female barbershop quartet VoxA4 on back vocals, the band revisits Christmas classics in their own unique way. Guaranteed to swing you back in the holiday spirit in no time, it will most likely turn you into a kid again! Join the happy bunch for a laugh, sing-alongs and a whole lot of fun! Tickets: $20

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The Celtic Christmas Show

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

This is a show for the whole family featuring the RCMP Pipes and Drums and Dancers, The Acadian Step Dancers, The Diaga Irish Dancers, Pictou's own Holly MacDonald-Bent Dancers, solo vocalist Patricia Murray, and a band featuring Shannon and Tony Quinn! Tickets: $32 / $22 for Children 12 and under

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Quartette Christmas

December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

Quartette is a Canadian country-folk group featuring Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick and Sylvia Tyson. The group has received several JUNO nominations, won a Canadian Country Music Award for best vocal collaboration, performed with major symphony orchestras across Canada, and recorded the CMT-TV special, " A Quartette Christmas." They have also released two Christmas CDs, "It's Christmas!" in 1996, and "I See A Star" in 2002, both of which are collections of traditional and original Christmas songs. Their Christmas…

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‘Tis the Season 11

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - December 15 @ 7:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

Bette MacDonald & Maynard Morrison With Joe Waye Jr, Mary-Colin Chisholm and Jordan Musycsyn. 'Tis the Season 11 brings award-winning actor, singer and comedy performer Bette MacDonald and talented partner Maynard Morrison together with a cast of comedy/musical talent second to none. "Tis the Season is all about giving the audience as many laughs and as much fun as we possibly can while staying within the confines of the law!" says MacDonald, "We cannot wait to get on the holiday road."…

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Celtic Holidays with Ashley MacIsaac and Friends

December 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

One of the most celebrated East Coast roots musicians of all time, having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley has garnered international acclaim by playing the fiddle in the traditional Cape-Breton style, while adding his own spin, mixing genres and updating Celtic music to appeal to a broader spectrum of fans. For this holiday performance Ashley, along with guests, will share holiday favourites and their own original brand of East Coast Celtic. Tickets: $35 Members: $32

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January 2018

Advocate Media Inc presents Winter Blast Festival

January 29, 2018 - March 24, 2018
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

January 29 - Canada 150: Susan Aglukark February 6 - Hotel California February 10 - Shane Howard (AUS) February 15 - Classical: VC2 Cello Duo March 3 - Black Umfulosi March 8/9 - Pictou Academy Presents: A Haphazardly Ever After March 10 - Canada 150: William Prince & Digging Roots March 13 - Rave On: The Buddy Holly Story March 17 - The Northern Pikes in Concert March 18 - Classical: Ladom Ensemble March 20 - Canada 150: H'Sao African…

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March 2018

Phantom of the Opera: The Ballet

March 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
deCoste Performing Arts Centre

We are thrilled to announce our 3rd annual fundraising spring gala—Phantom of the Opera: The Ballet Reception at 6pm | Show starts at 7:30pm Tickets: $50 | $35 for 16 and under Includes pre-show reception with complimentary appetizers  

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