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Coy—power trio

Coy—power trio
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Story Sheidow (guitar, vocals), Emilee Sorrey (drums, vocals), and Jesara Friesen (bass, vocals) make up the all-female power trio Coy. There are maybe only a couple of other all-female groups based on PEI, but it’s probably safe to say that Coy is currently the only hard-hitting all-female group.

Sheidow would often see Sorrey around town and would say, “We
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Come Get Some video released by Aron Scott Earthquake

Aron Scott Earthquake have announced the release of their second video single entitled Come Get Some off of their new album Rager. You can find the video on YouTube. Come Get Some was inspired and dedicated to one of this generation’s most electrifying MMA fighters, Conor McGregor. “Our previous video single, Tonight, consisted of colorful band shots. We wanted to give the impression that we were
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Butterfly video release

Singer-songwriter Christine Campbell has released a video for “Butterfly.” The Halifax-based, Charlottetown-born rock and blues artist says, “This song means a lot to me,” says Christine. “I was going to recap my memories on bullying but instead took the positive approach and focused on watching a beautiful transformation from a cocoon to a butterfly, or more specifically a badass white moth.”

Christine
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The Microphone Project

The Microphone Project
New health curriculum inspired by KINLEY song

A new health curriculum resource will be available to Island health classrooms this fall to help teachers engage youth in important sexual health education discussions.

The Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Youth Engagement Working Group collaborated with Kinley Dowling, educators and community organizations to develop the new
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Hurry, Santa

Hurry, Santa
Liah Clayton and Ally MacLeod record a new song

When Liah Clayton and Ally MacLeod decided last August to do songwriting as their Duke of Edinburgh skill, they could never have imagined that they would be recording their first duet by November. 

The two grade nine students from East Wiltshire Intermediate School started spending an hour a week together at the end of the summer, and by
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Christmas Day on Planet Earth

Christmas Day on Planet Earth
New single with Lennie Gallant and Black Umfolosi

Island singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant, with Black Umfolosi, have released a new single entitled “Christmas Day on Planet Earth.” You can hear this at his upcoming seasonal concerts: December 4 The Spirit of Christmas with Lennie Gallant & Fandango Chorale Ensemble at College of Piping, Summerside; December 14 The Innkeeper’s Christmas Concert
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Bob Jensen and Tony McManus

Bob Jensen and Tony McManus
The Swallowtail

Spoken word poet Bob Jensen has joined forces with Tony McManus to release The Swallowtail for Christmas. McManus, who is touted by many critics as the greatest Celtic guitarist in the world, is originally from Scotland but now resides in Elora, Ontario.

The Swallowtail is a true story. In 2015, Jensen took a frozen spruce into the house to decorate for Christmas and a couple of
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Rick Sparkes + The Enablers

Rick Sparkes + The Enablers
The Trouble with the Light

Summerside musician and writer Rick Sparkes and his band, The Enablers, celebrated the recent release of their new LP, The Trouble with the Light, with an album release show at Evermoore Brewing Co. in Summerside in November.

This is the first full-length album that features Rick Sparkes + The Enablers (Paul Koberinski, lead guitar; Ruth Ann MacMurdo, backing
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2019 Music PEI Award nominees

2019 Music PEI Award nominees

With twice as many submissions this year, it will be a busy time during Credit Union Music PEI Week as 31 awards will be handed out at the Music PEI Awards party on January 27, 2019. That is a significant increase over last year’s tally of 23 awards. It has been a prolific year for Island artists and new releases.

The nominee list includes a number of first timers and of course some perennial
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Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

The Cavendish Beach Music Festival, presented by Bell has announced that 3-time CMA and 7-time ACMA Award-winner, Country music superstar Eric Church and 7-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood as the first announcement for the 2019 festival. Underwood will hit the stage on Saturday, July 6, while Church will close out Atlantic Canada’s largest
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