Port Cities - The Idea Of You


Heilewelt: In Photos & Words – Port Cities @ Privatclub, Berlin

Port Cities supported Matt Andersen for a few dates in Germany the other week…sadly he didn’t make it to Berlin this time but Port Cities added some more dates for themselves after that tour. I got the pretty spontaneous opportunity to see them live at Privatclub, Berlin. I’m very glad when a promoter thinks of my when my own head is too full of other stuff. It was such a wonderful evening. [READ MORE]

Starlight Rocks interviews Port Cities in Cologne [Video]

By Starlight Rocks

Our magazine had the honour to have the guys from Port Cities right in front of our camera and to ask them some questions. The band from the beautiful Canada told us a lot about their band and their music. But, see yourself…!

Unser Magazin hatte die große Ehre die Band Port Cities direkt vor unserer Linse zu haben und ihnen ein paar Fragen zu stellen. Die Musiker aus dem wunderschönen Kanada erzählten uns viel über ihre Band, über ihre besten Erlebnisse und ihrer Musik. Aber seht selbst…!

Special thanks to: Patricia Dietz from Peculiar Promotion & Port Cities for making this possible! 🙂


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Port Cities (2017)
1. Back To The Bottom
2. Don’t Say You Love Me
3. In The Dark
4. Sound Of Your Voice
5. How To Lose You
6. Half The Way
7. On The Nights You Stay Home
8. Where Have You Been
9. Burn That Bridge
10. The Out
11. Body + Soul
12. Astronaut


bio-picIn the brief period of time since Port Cities unleashed their incendiary debut—a wildly self-assured collection of sparkling, rootsy pop that showcases the Nova Scotia trio’s devotion to songwriting—the band’s been hard at work bringing it to the masses. They’ve continued to explore and evolve their ambitious pop sound, melding diverse musical backgrounds to create an alchemy that’s part art, part songwriting science, and all magic: the nimble dynamism of Breagh MacKinnon’s smoky, jazz-indebted delivery, Dylan Guthro’s simmering and soulful R&B swagger, and Carleton Stone’s razor-sharp, romantic rock ‘n’ roll. In 2018, that memory-making mix of unforgettable melodies, high-flying harmonies, and electrifying heart on Port Cities is set to reach audiences worldwide.

It’s a chemistry that’s been perfected during the 100+ dates they’ve toured in the past year, in hotel rooms and songwriter circles, in vans rolling through foreign countries to rowdy pubs, and on the fog-bound shores of Canada’s misty east coast. It’s helped lead the band to numerous accolades, including a whopping five Nova Scotia Music Awards, a SOCAN #1 Award (for “Back to the Bottom”), and stints at #1 on CBC and Spotify charts. Port Cities has amassed over 1.5 million streams internationally, showcased at The Great Escape, Focus Wales, and the Reeperbahn Festival, and will be releasing their debut in the U.K. and Germany this year.

Beyond Port Cities’ deep devotion to their craft, their success is largely built on a simple but timeless approach: a good song is a good song is a good song. Whether it’s awash with synthesizer (“Sound of Your Voice”), pumped up with an overdriven crunch (“Where Have You Been”), or stripped down to the bare essentials with just an acoustic guitar and three voices. No matter what music the melody might call for, the best song always wins.

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July 21st, 2018
Officers Square Fredericton
Fredericton, NB
7:30 PM
Free Outdoor Concert
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July 28th, 2018
Seacaps Memorial Park/The Lighthouse Stage
Lockeport, NS
Port Cities Full Band
12:00 PM
Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women & Song 2018
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August 8th, 2018
Frolic'n Folk Pub and Grill
Iona, NS
(Sold Out Show) Port Cities Trio
8:00 PM
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August 17th, 2018
Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyards
Wolfville, NS
Port CitiesTrio
8:00 PM
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August 18th, 2018
Molly Kool Centre
Alma, NB
Rising Tide Festival Songwriters Circle
7:30 PM
Free with park admission
August 18th, 2018
Fundy National Park Outdoor Theatre
Alma, NB
Port Cities Trio - Rising Tide Festival Mainstage Concert
5:10 PM
Free with Park Admission
August 25th, 2018
King's Theatre
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Port Cities Trio
7:30 PM
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September 21st, 2018
Event Tent/Town of Sackville
Sackville, NB
18TH Annual Sackville Fall Fair
10:30 PM
Free Event
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October 19th, 2018
Rebecca Cohn Auditorium
Halifax, NS
Port Cities with Symphony Nova Scotia
7:30 PM
Season tickets are on sale now!
Single tickets will go on sale on August 1, 2018.
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