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Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck
Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck is taking a big leap in her musical career—this time, all on her own. CBC Searchlight finalist success in 2013 sparked a recording and touring journey for Rachel and sister Amy as The Beck Sisters.

 It led to performances at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Visit to Canada, singing with
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Your Masterpiece

Your Masterpiece
Jenni & The Hummingbird

Jenni & The Hummingbird has released her debut EP, Your Masterpiece, with reviews by The East, Exclaim! and Nu Music Group. Jenni & The Hummingbird will hold a release show at The Trailside Music Café & Inn in Mount Stewart on May 27 where she will perform Your Masterpiece music with The Atlantic String Machine.

A singer-songwriter from Charlottetown,
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Fiddling artists

Fiddling artists

Line-up for 2018 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival announced

Dreaming of Summer? You’re not the only one planning ahead. Big Field Traditions, third generation organizers of the 42nd Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival and Music Camp, have made their first artist announcement for this year’s Festival.

Held in Rollo Bay from July 13 to 15, the 2018 edition of the Festival will include: home-grown favourites
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Home Routes needs venues

If you love music, entertaining for friends and family and have a home (or other non-traditional space) that can hold 25 people or more, you can be a volunteer host with Home Routes. Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, the Winnipeg-based house concert network, expands next fall with the Atlantic Series. The search is on for volunteer hosts to help build the network in Atlantic Canada. To get involved
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DJ Ruby Booms

DJ Ruby Booms
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Crystal Kennedy is a minority in the Charlottetown music scene. She’s one of the very few—maybe the only—female DJ’s on PEI. “I would love for there to be more of us. I kind of stand alone.” From a young age, her interest in electronic music slowly developed while listening to hip hop. “I was fortunate that my parents didn’t really limit what I listened to. They
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Master Class

Master Class
With french horn star Louis-Phillipe Marsolais

The upcoming final concert of the PEI Symphony Orchestra’s 50th anniversary season on April 15 will be featuring performances by Montreal-based french horn player Louis-Philippe Marsolais. Marsolais will also offer a free brass player masterclass at the University of Prince Edward Island’s Steele Recital Hall in Charlottetown on April 13 at 7 pm.
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New singles

A number of PEI musicians have released new singles from current or upcoming projects. The Royal North has released “Leave the Light On.” Dylan Menzie new single, “A Whiter Shade of Pale, Vol. 2” is available. A new song from Logan Richard is “Halfway to Go” from an album in progress. Sorrey has released “Go Get Ahead” from the group’s upcoming LP, due out later this year.

SingFest PEI 2018

October 20 is World Singing Day and PEI will celebrate with at a week-long celebration called SingFest PEI.

SingFest PEI will highlight the vocal talent and opportunities on the Island and the vocal potential of every Islander. Singing together is fun and contributes to individual and societal well-being. The Singfest PEI 2018 Committee invites all choirs to register their interest in
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Young at Heart

Young at Heart
Generations of Fascinating Ladies tours the Island

Generations of Fascinating Ladies is a tribute to the female artists and girl groups of the last century, including the Boswell Sisters, Andrews Sisters, The Maguire Sisters, Etta James, The Chordettes and more. Songs will include: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, In the Mood, Sentimental Journey, Sincerely, Tell Him and the Shoop Shoop Song.

This musical
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New summer show

New summer show
Janet McGarry & Wildwood every Tuesday in July & August

Harmony House in Hunter River will be home to a new show this summer. Janet McGarry & Wildwood will present Music from the Hills of Home with performances on Tuesdays at 8 pm July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 14, 21 and 28. 

Take a journey through the music of the Mountains of Appalachia‚ with stories and songs of family,
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