Pete Richards | June 15
On Friday, June 15, guitarist and songwriter Pete Richards returns to Trailside to perform songs from a new, upcoming album, as well as a few of his greatest hits. He’ll have Matt Bridges on drums and Isaac Williams on bass, with a special guest or two to be announced. And more stories.
Liam Corcoran + Museum Pieces | June 16
Liam Corcoran, co-founder of the PEI indie-pop group Two Hours Traffic, embarked on a solo career, releasing ROM-DROM in 2015. His latest album is entitled Nevahland.
Singer-songwriter Tyler Messick of the Museum Pieces has a passion for uncovering archaic ballades of the British Isles and rural America and performing them in his unique style of orchestrated psych-rock.
Adyn Townes | June 17
At the place where endings become beginnings, you'll find Adyn Townes (formerly Andy Brown). His music is challenging, alternative indie-folk with raw and honest lyrics.
Thomas Stajcer + The Laurels + David Woodside | June 21
From Halifax via hockey-stick making Hespeler, Ontario, Thomas Stajcer released his debut single last year, entitled "Sad Cowboy," a playful half autobiographical, half fantastical take on making the move East and what lays beyond. The country & western release includes B-side ballad "Love Me Now Or Never Again,” a co-write with Joel Plaskett, and both cuts feature an all-star cast of Halifax musicians. Stajcer is currently working on his debut EP Will I Learn To Love Again? — a tour of doubt and regret that culminates in that ultimate question.
Old Man Luedecke | June 22 & 23
You can hear the listening on Old Man Luedecke’s album Domestic Eccentric. You can hear the cabin in the Nova Scotia woods where it was recorded. You can hear the conversation between Old Man Luedecke and Tim O’Brien, like-minded artists in love with folk and roots music.
Alicia Toner with Fast Eddie Thomas | June 24
A singer, fiddler, actor, musician, Alicia Toner has been entertaining audiences with her diverse skill set for years. Classically trained in violin and voice, she has toured Canada and several European countries.
Tim Baker of Hey Rosetta! | June 27 & 28
Tim is best known as the writer and frontman of the much-acclaimed Newfoundland group, Hey Rosetta!. They are a JUNO-nominated, Polaris-shortlisted, heavily-awarded band that's been creating poetic, powerful alternative music for over a decade.
Dennis Ellsworth | June 29
Dennis Ellsworth writes songs in a variety of styles. In 2014 he was named one of Canada’s top 10 new artists by the CBC Searchlight Contest. He recently released his fifth solo LP, Things Change.
The Town Heroes | June 30
Martin Simpson | July 4
Gordie Sampson | July 6 & 7
Amanda Jackson Band | July 8
The Burning Hell + Power Party | July 11
Laura Cortese + Mel Parsons | July 12
The Meds + Brad Milligan Band | July 13
Dylan Menzie | July 14
Union Duke | July 16 & 17
Tim Chaisson | July 18 & 19
Ashley Condon | July 20
Lennie Gallant | July 21 & 22
Carmel Mikol + Ted Simmons + Scott MacKay | July 23
Madison Violet | July 24 & 25
Morgan Davis | July 26
J.P. Cormier | July 27 & 28
Rachel Beck + Elise Besler | July 29
Alfie Zappacosta | July 30
Erin Costelo | July 31 & August 1
Garrett Mason | August 2 & 3
Charlie A'Court | August 4
Goitse | August 5
Jessica Rhaye + Brent Mason | August 6
Micah Barnes (The Nylons) + Holly Arsenault | August 7
Mairi Rankin + Ailie Robertson | August 8
Fred Eaglesmith | August 9 & 10
Nathan Wiley | August 11
Sean McCann of Great Big Sea | August 12 & 13
Matt Minglewood Solo & Acoustic | August 15 & 16
Dennis Ellsworth | August 17
Nudie | August 18
Christina Martin | August 19
Meaghan Blanchard | August 23 & 24
Amanda Jackson Band | August 26
Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher | August 31
Trailside Music Café & Inn is at 109 Main Street in Mount Stewart. Doors open 6:30 pm with music at 8 pm. Tickets available at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626 for reservations.