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ECMA 2018 Schedule May 3 - 6
In Halifax, Nova Scotia
By John Gavin, Wednesday, April 11, 2018


ASECMA2018inHalifaxNS.jpgECMA 2018 Highlites (Schedule) May 2 - 6

Here are some of the Highlites of The 30th Annivarsary of ECMA 2018,May 2 - 6 in Halifax.

Wed May 2/18-30th Kick-off Concert 6-10 pm

Free Waterfront Concert at 1549 Lower Water St.


Kalolin Johnson-Port Cities-Mo Kenny-Maje-Ashley MacIsaac

Thursday May 3

Export Buyers Roots and Electric Showcases 1:30-4:30 pm

Red Carpet 6 pm

Awards Show 8 pm

Rock Showcase 10-2 pm

Post Awards Show Party 10-1 am (With The East Pointers from PEI)

Indigenous and Hip-Hop Showcases 10:30 pm

Friday May 4

Electric and Roots Showcases 2:30 & 3 pm

CBC Mainstage 4-6 pm

Rising Star Showcase 7:20 pm

ECMA Big Ticket Show with Alan Doyle (Sold Out) 8 pm

Various Showcases at different locations: Roots-Jazz-Pop/Rock

Folk-Hip-Hop-Country 8 pm -Rock Stage 10:30 pm

Saturday May 5

ECMA Argyle Street Fest 12-3 pm

Blues Matinee 1 pm

Showcases-Electric & Roots 1 & 2:30 pm

CBC East Coast Music Hour 5-6 pm

Songbird North 5 pm

Various Showcases at different locations: Jazz-Classical-Black Vibes 7:30 pm

ECMA Big Ticket Show with Alan Doyle (Sold Out) 8 pm

Sony Music Entert.Canada Inc Stage: Pop/Soul/Rock Stage 8 pm

Casino NS Folk Stage 8 pm

Various Showcases at different locations:

Break Stage-Hip/Hop Electronic-Blues-Loud-Roots 8 pm

Sunday May 6

Celtic Brunch 11 am-2 pm

Socan Songwriters Circle 2:30 pm

East Coast Music and Industry Awards 7 pm

ECMA 30 Wrap-up Party 10 pm