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Art for Stars for Life

David Garcia Jimenez donates painting for Christmas card Island artist David Garcia Jimenez has don [ ... ]

ACORN 2018 Conference

The 2018 Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network’s (ACORN) conference is being hosted in Charlo [ ... ]

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin in Charlottetown

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin in Charlottetown

Indian River Festival presents Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, the award winning bilingual folk/fusion Island trio, in partnership with Trinity United Church in Charlottetown on March 9 at 7:30 pm.

"We feel tremendously lucky to be able to experience the life of professional touring musicians at such a young age, and the thought that we’ve thus far made our living by using our music to make
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Islanders nominated for 2018 JUNO Awards

Islanders nominated for 2018 JUNO Awards

Several artists from Prince Edward Island have received 2018 JUNO Award nominations.

The East Pointers, featuring Koady Chaisson, Tim Chaisson and Jake Charron, are nominated for Traditional Roots Album of the Year for their album What We Leave Behind. Rose Cousins is nominated for Songwriter of the Year for "Chosen" and "Grace" co-written with Mark Erelli, and "White Flag" co-written
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Owning it

Owning it
Profile: Ashley Condon

by Jane Ledwell

It wasn’t Ashley Condon’s plan to launch a full-length album of songs (Can You Hear Me, with many collaborators) and a brewery (Montague’s Copper Bottom Brewing, with her husband Ken Spears) within weeks of each other in one busy fall.

Ashley has found two ways to deal with surprising synchronicities: hard work and relentless planning. “It took six years to
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If It’s Alright returns

If It’s Alright returns
Catherine MacLellan show booked for another summer

PEI Brewing Company has announced that Catherine MacLellan will bring her show If It’s Alright With You—The Life and Music Of My Father, Gene MacLellan back to the PEI Brewing Company Culinary Event Space every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during July, August and September 2018.

In 1970 PEI songwriter Gene MacLellan rocketed to fame when his song
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Kaneshii Vinyl Press

Kaneshii Vinyl Press
Island company takes an artist-first approach

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

A vinyl revival has been taking place in the Western world over the past decade, and the music industry does love a good comeback story. Despite the rise in digital and streaming music platforms such as iTunes and Spotify, consumers are still spending money on vinyl records. Are millennials and nostalgia the
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Nick Doneff

Nick Doneff
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Nick Doneff’s love for music started at a very young age. As a toddler, the Ontario-born, PEI-based singer-songwriter would go to the flower shop where his mother worked as he waited for the school bus. In the back of the shop there was a toy Mickey Mouse record player. He would sit and listen to various 45s, and his father would draw stars beside Doneff’s
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New leadership at College of Piping

The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts Centre in Summerside has welcomed Jennifer Campbell as its new Executive Director. Jennifer brings with her a wealth of experience in the music industry, working for several years for the East Coast Music Association and most recently for the last four years serving as the Executive Director of Small Halls Inc. which brings a fourteen day Festival
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Aron Scott Earthquake

Aron Scott Earthquake

Aron Scott Earthquake have kicked off the year by releasing a new video for the first track off their debut album titled “Sunshine and Rock n Roll”. The video was released on their official YouTube channel. This release comes a week before the band is scheduled to begin recording their second album (Rager) at Big Dogz Studio in Summerside, PEI. The video also features new guitarist Kyle Culleton.
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Beauty in the Tension

Beauty in the Tension
Island release of Olympic Symphonium album at The Dunk

The Olympic Symphonium are set to release their fifth studio album, Beauty In The Tension, on February 9 via Forward Music. You can hear them perform songs from the new album March 3 at The Dunk in Breadalbane.

For six days last winter, Nick Cobham, Kyle Cunjak, Dennis Goodwin, and Graeme Walker holed up in the legendary Old Confidence Lodge
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Audience on stage

Audience on stage
Atlantic String Machine presents a unique performance

Members of Atlantic String Machine are look forward to the audience joining them on the stage of the Homburg Theatre February 24 at 7:30 pm.

In a rare concert opportunity, this intimate chamber performance will reverse the room, inviting the audience to take their seats on the Homburg Theatre stage in Charlottetown, while the string musicians
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Some Upcoming Events

The Island Christmas Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines December 5–8
Harmony House Theatre Christmas gives us permis [ ... ]

Free Solo

November 16–20
City Cinema PG, language may offend, scary scenes
Dir: Jimmy Chin/Elizabeth Chai Vas [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]