WORKING CLASS BAND
Nominated for two East Coast Music Awards in the Blues & Soul categories, as well as a Music Nova Scotia Award nomination for Blues Recording of the year.
From Antigonish, Nova Scotia - The Working Class Band has been making music together for a number of years. Each member brings great talent and many years of experience to the stage. Blending elements of Soul, Blues,R&B and Reggae with an inspiring groove, smooth vocals, soul stirring guitar & colourful keys.
The last album has enjoyed local, regional, and national airplay. The band has been performing steadily though out the province. Recent gigs include: Wooden Boat Festival - Lunenburg (July 2014), NS, Dance Party - Inverness, NS (Aug 2014), Saint John Music Festival, St. John, NB (Aug 2014). Working Class has released 5 albums to date: Is This Love (1999) Movin' (2006) Restless (2012)Live & In The Studio (2013) and Home Again (2014) and our new single "Home Again" is heating up airwaves around the world!
In 2017/18 Working Class Band accomplished the following:
* Released this video for the original song “Home Again” written by our singer/bass player Jamie Sparks.
* Placed in the Regional Top Ten (Nova Scotia) in the CBC Searchlight Competition. (There was no ranking order.)
* Performed at Music Nova Scotia Week in Truro.
* Performed many times in Antigonish, Pictou and Colchester Counties including concerts at Glasgow Square, Chedabucto Place Performance Centre, Black River Music Festival, New Glasgow Race On The River, and New Glasgow African Heritage Month Concert.