Rocking for Ukraine: Raising funds to help a country at war
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Hearts of Kin kicked off a benefit concert for Ukraine Sunday in Whitney Pier, NS. The event was held in a Maritime community where Ukrainian culture and connections run deep.
There have been challenges but Danielle MacDonald, left, and sister Shellie Ann Tobin of Hearts of Kin are ready to take their music careers to the next level.
Check out Hearts of Kin's ECMA Radio Podcast Episode with host Chris Batstone featuring fellow hometown artist Rob Murphy!
Throw Away World - (Official Music Video)
Hearts of Kin's debut single "Throw Away World" claims the #1 spot on 97.5 CIOE East Coast 30 for the week of November 6th, 2021
CIOE 97.5 Community Radio places Hearts of Kin's "Throw Away World" at #12 of the top 100 songs of 2021!
"Hearts of Kin were an instant hit with their first performance at Acoustic Roots 2021. They performed a solid set resulting in an immediate invitation to return and perform at next year's festival. We look forward to having Hearts of Kin take the stage as part of the Acoustic Roots 2022 lineup."
- Sandy MacDonald (Event Coordinator Acoustic Roots Festival Cape Breton)
"Cape Breton folk/country duo Hearts of Kin really impress with their first single "Throw Away World" from their debut EP, "Homegrown". The Sydney based act consisting of sisters Shellie Tobin and Danielle MacDonald showcase tight family harmonies with tasteful arrangements and production. The debut single was an instant add, quickly moving into heavy rotation here at The Coast 89.7. We look forward to hearing more from this promising new East Coast duo".
- Bill MacNeil (General Manager/Music Director The Coast 89.7 CKOA-FM Cape Breton, NS
Hearts of Kin featured on the CFTA 107.9 "Maritime Music" series. On-air talking establishing the band and recording our debut EP "Homegrown".
Pandemic Artist Profile: Hearts of Kin
"Pandemic Artists" is a feature with the CBC's Olivia Adlakha, where Cape Breton artists have used the pandemic to their advantage, allowing them to grow as an artist as a result of having more time at home. First up, we talked to New Waterford's "Hearts of Kin".