NEWS: Eight new awards handed out at Eastlink East Coast Music Week 2013



Press release provided by Pigeon Row 
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Charlie A'Court, Cam Smith, and Ben Caplan are among the eight latest East Coast Music Award winners at Eastlink East Coast Music Week 2013.
 
At the First Nations Showcase presented by Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline in Casino Nova Scotia's Compass Room, Lone Cloud received the Aboriginal Recording of the Year ECMA for their album We Are Medicine People  
 
Black Vibes presented by ANSMA at The Harbourfront Lounge saw Cam Smith take home the African-Canadian Recording of the Year award for his album Ocean Blue.
 
Following his set on the Porter Airline R&B/Soul Stage presented Waterfront Development, Charlie A'Court's Triumph & Disaster earned him the 2013 East Coast Music Awards for both Blues Recording of the Year and R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.
 
At Dartmouth's Rodeo Lounge the audience of the Office Interiors Country Stage saw RyLee Madison receive the Country Recording of the Year award for her latest effort Where Does The Time Go.
 
Charlottetown's English Words not only performed alongside acts such as Joshua Van Tassel and Scientists of Sound at The Palace's MindSea Electronic Stage, they also took home Electronic Recording of the Year for their album Red Potion.
 
The title of Jazz Recording of the Year was awarded to Joel Miller for his album, Swim, on the JazzEast Presents stage at The Company House. 
 
Finally, the formidably bearded Ben Caplan was awarded the Rising Star Recording of the Year award for his album In the Time of the Great Remembering at the Rising Star Showcase presented by Slaight Music in Casino Nova Scotia's Schooner Room.
 
Here's a complete list of the 2013 East Coast Music Award winners to date:
 
Aboriginal Recording of the Year
We Are Medicine People - Lone Cloud
Sponsored by NewCap Radio
 
African-Canadian Recording of the Year
Ocean Blue - Cam Smith
Sponsored by NewCap Radio
 
Blues Recording of the Year
Triumph & Disaster - Charlie A'Court
Sponsored by Porter Airlines
 
Country Recording of the Year
Where Does The Time Go - RyLee Madison
Sponsored by Canadian Country Music Association
 
Electronic Recording of the Year
Red Potion - English Words
Sponsored by MindSea
 
Folk Recording of the Year:
We Have Made A Spark - Rose Cousins
Sponsored by Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
 
Jazz Recording of the Year
Swim - Joel Miller
Sponsored by JazzEast
 
Pop Recording of the Year:
The Beautiful Wild - Jenn Grant
Sponsored by Ticketpro
 
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Triumph & Disaster - Charlie A'Court
Sponsored by Music Nova Scotia
 
Rising Star Recording of the Year
In the Time of the Great Remembering - Ben Caplan
Sponsored by FlyHalifax.com
 
Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year:
Row Upon Row of the People They Know - The Once
Sponsored by Warner Music Canada

Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year:
The Other Side - Tim Chaisson
Sponsored by Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
  
Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year:
Cape Breton Girl - Natalie MacMaster
Sponsored by Music PEI
 

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