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We are excited to host a free, all ages ECMA 30th Anniversary Kick Off Waterfront Concert! May 2 on the Halifax waterfront (gates open at 6:00PM). Thanks to our awesome partners at Port of Halifax, Downtown Halifax Business Commission and Halifax Stanfield International Airport, and Ulnooweg. The outdoor concert features performances by Mo Kenney, Ashley MacIsaac, MAJE, Port Cities, and Kalolin Johnson!
Make an evening of it and grab a bite, do some shopping, and explore. Then warm up our fire pits and enjoy the big show!
6:40PM – Kalolin Johnson
7:00PM – Port Cities
7:50PM – Mo Kenney
8:25PM – MAJE
9:00PM – Ashley MacIsaac
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Location: Staged on the north side of the Waterfront Warehouse restaurant, and viewable from the water, the waterfront, the parking lot, and vendor locations at Foundation Place, the event serves as the official beginning of the 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference.
Free Parking: As part of the event we will be offering free parking in the following parking lots: Foundation Place (1549 Lower Water Street), Salter Block (1521 Lower Water Street), and Cunard (1325 Lower Water Street) from 5PM through 10PM.
Reminder: The Macdonald Bridge will be closed May 2 from 8PM to 5:30AM re: planning your travels home.
Can’t join in person? Watch the concert live online here or listen to Radio ECMA.