The East Coast Countdown is a weekly, nationally-syndicated radio program that features the Top Ten hottest songs from Atlantic Canadian artists as voted by the public athttp://eastcoastcountdown.com/. In addition to the top songs of the week, the East Coast Countdown also plays some “Producer’s Picks”, interviews with the artists as well as some old favorites.
The East Coast Countdown broadcasts on stations in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Yukon, Nunavut and internet radio as well.
The East Coast Countdown was founded in 2004 by long time friends Jack Bonaparte and Jimmie Inch, with Jack serving as Executive Producer//Host and Jimmie as the show’s Engineer/Producer. In July 2005, Jack was diagnosed with cancer and eventually lost his battle on March 4, 2006, just days after being awarded the East Coast Music Award for Industry Professional of the Year.
Jimmie took over hosting the East Coast Countdown in July, 2005
The show has gone on to win 4 Nova Scotia Music Awards for Program of the year as well as 4 ECMA Awards for Broadcast of the year.
Cameron McEachern took the show over after Jimmie Inch stepped down in 2014. Join Cameron every Saturday evening at 7pm for the East Coast Countdown, and remember to vote for your favourites songs and artists!