Nova Scotia indie pop and alternative rock bands top East Coast Music Awards nominations – Halifax

Indie pop band Hillsburn and alternative rock band The Town Heroes lead the group of nominees for the upcoming East Coast Music Awards 2022.

Halifax-based Hillsburn picked up five nominations including album of the year, pop recording of the year and song of the year for ‘Get High’.

They tied with The Town Heroes of Cape Breton, who also received five nominations, including Group Recording of the Year, Rock Recording of the Year and Song of the Year for “Queen “.

Andrew Waite has four nominations, including Solo Recording of the Year.

Along with Hillsburn, for album of the year, there’s Carolina East, Chloe Breault, Kelly McMichael, Quote the Raven and Rube & Rake.

The 34th Annual East Coast Music Awards Festival and Conference will take place in Fredericton May 4-8.

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This report from The Canadian Press was first published on February 15, 2022.

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