Tunes At Noon 2011 Lineup Announced



Halifax, NS, July 5, 2011 – Premier Presenter Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Councillor Dawn Sloane, Downtown Halifax Business Commission, Centre for Arts and Technology and Halifax Regional Municipality Cultural Affairs, in association with Music Nova Scotia, present Tunes at Noon, a weekly summer concert series featuring Nova Scotian performers of all genres of music. Tunes at Noon will take place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm in Grand Parade in Halifax. The series will run from July 13 to September 9, 2011, and will begin with a kick-off celebration with free cake right before the first concert.
The Halifax Chamber is proud to be partnering with the Halifax Regional Municipality in presenting Tunes at Noon for the 2011 summer season. "The Chamber was happy to assist in keeping this worthwhile community event going for another year," says Valerie Payn, President and CEO of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. "We know Tunes at Noon is enjoyed by many members of the community, including Chamber members, both from the central business district and well beyond, and we are proud to be doing our part in making sure the show goes on."
Schedule of Performers:
July 13 – Marko Simmonds
July 14 – Ria Mae
July 15 – Ruth Minnikin
July 20 – Ryan Cook
July 27 – Carmel Mikol
July 28 – Carleton Stone
July 29 – Christina Martin
August 3 – Rachel Davis & Darren McMullen
August 4 – Rebekah Higgs
August 5 – Ced & Marty
August 10 – Quake
August 11 – Molly Thomason
August 17 – Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers
August 18 – Tristan Legg
August 24 – Moonshine Ramblers
August 25 – Jeff Torbert
August 26 – Urban Surf Kings
August 31 – Matt Reid 
September 1 – Smokin’ Contra Band
September 2 – Mike Trask
September 8 – Daniel Matto
September 9 – Three Sheet
"Tunes at Noon has supported our local music scene and enabled Grand Parade to be a destination for everyone at lunch time to eat, listen and dance,” said Councillor Dawn Sloane. “I am proud to be a part of this great initiative with DHBC, Music Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality’s Cultural Affairs and the Centre of Arts and Technology as well as new Premier Presenter Halifax Chamber of Commerce.”
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