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AHA workshops and retreats

Alison Hart & Associates (AHA) are hosting a series of workshops and retreats this fall from the [ ... ]

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

More Names Revealed

More Names Revealed
Buckwheat Zydeco, David Wilcox, Morgan Davis, Ted Quinlan

The TD Canada Trust PEI Jazz & Blues Festival has announced four new headliners for its September lineup, including the addition of a “designated import” and an expansion of the festival to include Summerside.

For the first time in four years an American-based musician will make a headline festival appearance. Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural
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Rodney Helps Out

Rodney Helps Out

Country Prose
by Charlie Hansen

Rodney Savidant has just released his third gospel CD called Help Is On The Way.

This CD contains three songs by Carl MacLean of Summerside. Rodney has recorded many of Carl’s songs in the past but these are some of his best to date. The “Carl” songs on this project are “Angels’ Are Watching Over You,” “Lights Of Home” and “The Miracle Man,” all well written songs.
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Victoria Concerts

Victoria Concerts

The Victoria Playhouse Showcase Series will present Catherine MacLellan and the PEI All-Star Band in concert. Catherine has invited David Gavan Baxter to be a guest performer. David Gavan Baxter is a journeyman guitarist, songwriter and producer. He has been a professional musician since 1975, receiving his first break as a member of the Toronto band David Wilcox and the Teddy Bears. In the late
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A Peak At Martha’s Box

A Peak At Martha’s Box
Cabaret at The Guild with Marlene Handrahan and Brad Davidge

After you’ve been touring around the world with the hit stage musical Mamma Mia! for 5 years, what do you do for an encore? If you’re Island-raised Marlene Handrahan, you take a break from Dancing Queen and S.O.S., and head back to PEI to put the finishing touches on a musical cabaret show called A Peek At “Martha’s Box.”

The former
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Are You Afraid of The Danks

Are You Afraid of The Danks
The Danks

The Danks have released a new CD, Are You Afraid Of The Danks, on the Collagen Rock Records label.

Danks members Brohan Moore, Alec O’Hanley, Phil MacIsaac and Andrew MacDonald say they were driven to create this album by “small-town boredom and a severe distaste for contemporary pop.” They describe the release as “the follow-through of a wrecking ball in a Beverly Hills mansion.” With
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Firefly

Firefly
Courtney Hogan

Young Island fiddler Courtney Hogan has a new album, Firefly. At age 19, Courtney has already entertained audiences for years with her unique blend of celtic and traditional fiddling. At the age of 11 she began learning fiddle from her great grandfather. Her debut album was  The Red Headed Fiddler (2005).

“I wanted to make an album that really captured an Island kitchen
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If We Had A Fire

If We Had A Fire
Lennie Gallant

Lennie Gallant claims that If We Had A Fire is his best work yet. Recorded in St. Cecilia Studios on the outskirts of Halifax, the album holds 14 new Gallant songs, performed by the artist and the best musicians the East Coast has to offer.

“This is the first project I’ve recorded so close to home since my debut album, Breakwater,” says Gallant. “It was great to be able to use
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Little City

Little City
Chas Guay

The album speaks of a sense of place and characters such as the transient blues poet in “Fiona Go Home” or the lovestruck patron in “New Bartender.” The songs are designed, says Chas, to take the listener on a journey through the “Little City” with long musical passages and colorful imagery.

Guitarist Chris Corrigan and violinist Sean Kemp weave their way through the songs with lyricism
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Revival

Revival
Ocean Country

Long-time local country group Ocean Country has release their second recording in their 27-year history. It is entitled Revival. An official launch will take place at the Murray River Hall on August 8 with special guests Janet McGarry and Serge Bernard, Garnet Buell and Friends, and local talent performing. Everyone is welcome. CDs will be available from band members and at local
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STAN

STAN
Joey Kitson

A tribute to folk legend Stan Rogers, this is the debut solo album from Joey Kitson, lead singer of seven-time East Coast Music Award-winning and JUNO Award nominated Celtic rock group Rawlins Cross. (Ground Swell/Warner)

STAN offers ten of Rogers’ best known songs, including “The Field Behind the Plow,” “45 Years,” and “Fogarty’s Cove.” The CD was produced by Chris Corrigan and
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Some Upcoming Events

Jim Cuddy Trio

September 30
Harbourfront Theatre The Jim Cuddy Trio comes to Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on  [ ... ]

Support the Girls

Until September 22
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity
Dir: Andrew Bujalski, US, 90 min. Regina  [ ... ]

Miracle Man

Tomáš Kubínek brings his unique show to Summerside October 3
Harbourfront Theatre Get ready for  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]