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Indian River Open Mic

Indian River Festival is playing host to three open stage events this season and want you to perform. The dates are on Saturdays, June 9, July 28 and August 25 from 1 to 3 pm in Historic St. Mary’s Church in Indian River. For information, go to IndianRiverFestival.com or call the box office at 902-836-3733.

B-noq interview

B-noq interview
Submitted by Tyler Knockwood

Recently, my cousin (and personal favourite lyricist/artist) B-Noq stopped by my apartment for an interview. We covered many topics—his goals as a musician, suicide, jail time, the need for clean drinking water for all reservations across Canada, and being aboriginal in hip hop, among other things. 

I started by asking him who he was listening to growing up? Who
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Reignited again

Island musicians interpret decades of pop music at Watermark

Watermark Theatre has announced the Classic Music Reignited programming for the 2018 season. In its 5th year, the series features Island musical artists interpreting classic composers. This summer’s theme is Songs Through the Decades. 

The first show on July 22 at 7:30 pm is “Dance through the 70s.” Three of the biggest innovators
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5th Cloggeroo

5th Cloggeroo
The Island Folk Festival

Cloggeroo — the Island Folk Festival — is back this summer for its five year anniversary. The Island Folk Festival will be held once again in the Eastern PEI town of Georgetown on the weekend of August 10–12. Acts helping to celebrate the five year anniversary will include Grand Theft Bus, Rose Cousins, Monkey Junk, The Mellotones, Slowcoaster, Christine Tassan et les
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Canadian Song Conference

Music PEI has announced the schedule for the 4th annual Canadian Song Conference. 

The focus of the Conference is to educate and assist artists and music industry professionals in gaining information and contacts to create multiple revenue streams in the music industry outside of live performance. There will be discussion panels exploring royalties, licensing, syncs, labels, publishing,
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No Angel

No Angel
Fluffy Little Cowboys

Fluffy Little Cowboys are preparing to release their re-mixed single, Dance With My Skeletons and are hitting the road in June for their spring Girl Power Tour starting with a triple CD release matinee show at the Trailside Café and Inn in Mount Stewart on May 20.

“The name Fluffy Little Cowboys is more than a little tongue in cheek for this alt-Americana female trio from
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Things Change

Things Change
Dennis Ellsworth

In 2017 Dennis Ellsworth needed to make a new album. And it was an emergency. So, who better to call for assistance than Joel Plaskett, leader of The Emergency, to participate. The result is Ellsworth’s fifth solo LP, Things Change, a convergence of his irresistible power pop songwriting chops with Plaskett and co.’s trademark vintage guitar-driven sound.

In the past, Prince
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At The Shed

At The Shed
Old time country music is alive and well in Slemon Park

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

One of the audience members told me “It’s like sitting in your own kitchen.” It might be difficult to squeeze up to 40 people in your kitchen, but after visiting The Shed recently, I know exactly what she meant.

What began 15 months ago as an afternoon for men to gather for cards and conversation in the community room
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Logan Richard

Logan Richard
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Logan Richard’s music career started at age 12, when he was rippin’ it up as lead guitarist in the band Ripped Paper. From there, he’s played in a folk rock band, as well as being a synth player in the band Generator. Today, Logan is establishing himself as one of the Island’s best up-and-coming blues-meets-pop guitar players.

Logan connected with blues music
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Small Halls 10th

Small Halls 10th
Island-wide music festival returns June 10–24

The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls is returning from June 10 to 24 with events Island-wide to commemorate their 10th anniversary. 

The festival is bringing back one show from each past festival to go along with this year’s new shows. A highlight from 2008 features world-class PEI performers Vishtèn and Richard Wood, along with Nova Scotia
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