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Maurice Aucoin Biography

Maurice Aucoin stands as a pillar of the Halifax music industry. He's been the driving force behind the iconic Halifax band, The Persuaders, since 1989, showcasing his talents as a singer, songwriter, recording artist, producer, and even taking on the role of radio host for the "Atlantic Indie RoundABout" on CIOE FM.

With a career spanning back to 1979, Maurice Aucoin has cemented his status as one of Halifax's most respected artists. As of 2022, he's marking 33 years at the helm of The Persuaders, a renowned and high-energy recording and cover band.

In recent years, he's made waves as a solo artist, proving his mettle as a songwriter and performer. His music regularly graces the airwaves of regional and national radio stations. Currently, he's actively promoting new material, available on various online streaming platforms for your listening pleasure.

In June 2021, Maurice ventured into the world of radio, hosting 'The Atlantic Indie Round A' Bout with Maurice Aucoin' on CIOE 97.5 FM. This weekly show is a platform for promoting and celebrating the music of indie artists from Atlantic Canada and beyond, covering a wide range of genres and engaging in thought-provoking conversations with guests.

Beyond his music endeavors, Maurice's influence extends to the realms of live sound engineering and event coordination within the local scene. Additionally, he plays a vital role on the boards of several community festivals, contributing to the vibrant cultural fabric of the region. Maurice Aucoin is more than just a musician; he's a multifaceted, passionate force in the music and arts community.

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