Halifax, NS - Eastlink has been announced as the title sponsor for East Coast Music Week. This means Eastlink customers can enjoy coverage of the week-long, Atlantic Canadian music showcase, live in HD, OnDemand and on Eastlink’s new TV anywhere platform, Eastlink To Go, including:
- National coverage of the Gala Awards Show and the Red Carpet event
- Atlantic Canadian coverage of daily shows, produced live from Eastlink’s Spring Garden Road retail store, showcasing interviews with musicians, highlights from the week-long events and local concerts, and a sneak peek behind the scenes
- Daily, local schedule of events on Eastlink TV, and
- A 13-part series showcasing the ECMAs, televised throughout the year
“Eastlink is excited and honoured to partner with Atlantic Canada’s iconic music event, East Coast Music Week,” says Jeff Brown, Eastlink's Regional Manager. “This partnership is a natural fit; we share the same passion and commitment towards supporting and showcasing local talent."
Eastlink will present the Chronicle Herald East Coast Music Awards Gala on Sunday, March 10 at the Cunard Centre. Natalie MacMaster is the initial performer confirmed for the event. Tickets are $50.00 plus service charges and available via the ECMA website (http://www.ecma.com).
"It is thrilling for the ECMA to be working with Eastlink and the Chronicle Herald on our 25th Anniversary event," said Scott Burke, ECMA Executive Director. "We promise a week filled with incredible music and excitement, and for it to roll out once again on a national broadcast is a testament to the importance of East Coast music."
As Canada's largest, family owned and operated telecommunications company with operations in eight Canadian provinces and Bermuda, Eastlink provides residential, business and public sector customers with industry leading video entertainment and communications services.
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