Music at Summerside Legion
Every Monday enjoy bluegrass 7:30–9 pm with different entertainers each week at Summerside Legion. Open mic runs before the concert at 7 pm. Bring an instrument for a jam after the concert. Saturday Kitchen Party from 2–5 pm has Kitchen Party Band along with guests each week. 340 Notre Dame St, Summerside. 902-436-2091
Lively Songs for Little People
Every Tuesday (Charlottetown)
The Musicman’s casual drop-in shows continue to the end of May 2018. At a small family-friendly rate, the weekly presentations include movement, song, dance, and humour. Each Tuesday families are invited to the upstairs Food Court in the Confederation Mall in downtown Charlottetown. Showtime is 10:45–11:20 am. The show is called Lively Songs for Little People and has been an ongoing opportunity for young children’s and family’s initial social interactions. All are welcome.
Acoustic Jam Sessions
Island Jazz at Baba’s Lounge
Island Jazz presents shows every Thursday at Baba’s Lounge, Charlottetown, at 8 pm. Local musicians perform original music, standards, jazz and pop favourites with a featured guest, followed by an open jam. Ian Toms, Dan Rowswell (May 24), Liam Corcoran and Chris Coupland (May 31).
Lively Songs for Little People
Every Thursday (Stratford)
The Musicman’s casual drop-in shows continue to the end of May 2018. At a small family-friendly rate, the weekly presentations include movement, song, dance, and humour. On Thursdays families are invited to the Stratford Town Hall Gymnasium from 10:45 am–11:20 am. The show is called Lively Songs for Little People and has been an ongoing opportunity for young children’s and family’s initial social interactions. All are welcome.
Old Triangle Schooner Sessions
A weekly trad music session takes place Thursdays at 7 pm at the Old Triangle Alehouse, 189 Great George Street, Charlottetown. Players and dancers welcome to join in.
Live in the Nest
Weekend Warmup at Copper Bottom Brewing
Copper Bottom Brewing's Weekend Warmup features local musicians every Friday from 7–10 pm. The days are getting longer so beginning June 1, the time of this event will change to 8–10 pm. Each week a different artist will perform a three hour set featuring a wide range of covers from The Beatles to John Prine and everything in between. Upcoming lineup: TBA (May 25); Andrew G. MacDonald & Isaac King (June 1); Barry O'Brien (June 8); Kevin Ryan (June 22); TBA (June 29). 567 Main St, Montague. 902-326-0077
Got Blues Matinee
Got Blues Matinee every Saturday to June 30 from 2:30–4:30 pm at The Factory Cookhouse. Hosted by Got Blues (Chris Roumbanis and friends Reg Ballagh & Mike Robicheau). Each week there is a special guest during the first set and the second set is an open electric blues jam. Guest list: May 26 with Dan Doiron; June 2 with singer/guitarist Andrew Waite and saxophonist Nikki Waite; June 9 with singer/guitarist Tim MacPherson; June 16 with singer/guitarist Mark Haines and keyboardist John Theodore (NS); June 23 with singer/harmonica Joey Kitson; and June 30 Season Finale with singer Amanda Jackson, guitarist/harmonica Dale McKie and saxaphonist/keys Todd MacLean. Follow on Facebook or visit thefactorycookhouse.com for more details. 189 Kent St, Charlottetown.
Blues Jam with Whiskey Business
Last Saturday of each month
Blues jam with Whiskey Business at Baba's Lounge from 5:30–8:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month (May 26 and June 30). First set features rockin' blues originals and covers. Second set is an open blues jam. 181 Great George Street, Charlottetown. facebook.com/whiskeybusinessp
Old Triangle Trad music session with Roy Johnstone
A weekly traditional music session, with host fiddler Roy Johnstone, takes place Sundays from 2–5 pm at the Old Triangle Alehouse, Charlottetown. First hour is a slow session. Players welcome.
Sunday Series: Tunes on Tap! at Copper Bottom Brewing
A free weekly event held every Sunday from 3–5 pm at Copper Bottom Brewing, 567 Main Street, Montague. Hosted by Ward MacDonald, Tunes on Tap hopes to bring traditional Celtic music to Kings County on a regular basis and will feature new artists from across PEI, Atlantic Canada, and beyond. Between the fiddles, piano, pipes, and guitar, your toes will be tapping. Upcoming: Rannie MacLellan, Ward MacDonald and Kevin Chaisson (May 27); Chaisson Family's Rollo Bay Blast Off hosted by Tim Chaisson (June 3); Trevor Dunphy, Darren Chaisson, Andrew Chaisson, Bradley Chaisson & Ward MacDonald (June 10); Karson McGowen, Jesse Periard & Ward MacDonald (June 17); Nick VanOuwerkerk, Taylor Johnson & Ward MacDonald (June 24). 902-326-0077
Last Sunday of each month
Dunromin bluegrass band hosts a monthly jamboree in partnership at Linkletter Community Centre the last Sunday of each month from 2:30–4:30 pm. The format is a set with Dunromin, a break for refreshments and an open mic with the Dunromin Band providing back-up. This open mic experience is an opportunity for singers, instrumentalists, dancers, storytellers, etc, to entertain. Next jamborees are May 27 and June 24. 50/50 draw and door prizes. Linkletter Centre is at 1670 Rte 11, Linkletter. Wheelchair accessible venue. Info: Marnie Noye, 902-436-8833
Trinity Winter Concert-Ceilidh Series
The next Trinity United Concert Series will be held June 3 at 2 pm at Trinity United Church, 90 Spring Street in Summerside and will feature Charlie Love and the Silky Smooth Band. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the church office at 902-436 3155.