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VFC Innovation Jam

Venture for Canada’s Innovation Jam is a chance to build new skills and networks, and demonstrate  [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

Number 1 in Canada

Number 1 in Canada
Cory Gallant is the winner of the CCMA Spotlight Contest

The Canadian Country Music Associations (CCMA) has announced that Prince Edward Island's Cory Gallant is the winner of this year's CCMA Spotlight Performance Contest. Gallant represents Music Prince Edward Island in the fan-voted contest hosted online by the CCMA. 

As the 2018 contest winner, Gallant has secured
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Music lover

Music lover
Profile: Debbie Atkinson

by Jane Ledwell

Debbie Atkinson volunteered for the first East Coast Music Awards that came to Charlottetown, in 1996, out of love of music and challenges. Debbie says: “I caught on with traditional music, and I didn’t know I would. I didn’t think I would love fiddles.” Debbie has now been part of bringing live traditional music and storytelling to every corner of Prince
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History of Music exhibit

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit to celebrate the history of music in the City. The display entitled, Picturing a City: Music, is part of the ongoing Picturing a City series that explores Charlottetown’s past through photos, stories and artifacts. It features historic images from the City’s Archival Collection and numerous other institutions and
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Not Your Outlaw

Not Your Outlaw
Lawrence Maxwell

Charlottetown, PEI’s Lawrence Maxwell officially enters the conversation on June 29, 2018 with his debut release, Not Your Outlaw. Recorded and mixed at The Hill Sound Studio with Adam Gallant, this hippie-country album combines the vulnerability of raw performance with the strength of high production value. Although rooted in country, rock and folk, Lawrence Maxwell’s lyrics and
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South Haven

Ben Miller, Anita MacDonald, Zakk Cormier

Ben Miller, Anita MacDonald and Zakk Cormier have released a new album entitled South Haven. The project was recorded and produced by Ben Miller and mixed by Jamie Foulds (Soundpark Studio). All tracks are traditional, arranged by Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald.

Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald are renowned in Atlantic Canada and further afield for their
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Half Girl Half Ghost

Half Girl Half Ghost
Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset

Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset are coming to Charlottetown on June 9 to play Back Alley Music and Hunter’s Ale House as part of their Half Girl Half Ghost album release tour.

Matt Steele is a Kentucky boy who wound his way along the North American highways to Halifax, NS. He stopped to live in PEI for a period and played local venues. His band, Matt
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Russell Louder

Russell Louder
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Art has always taken first place in Russell Louder’s life, whether it be singing, visual art, photography, performance, or theatre. “But I always kind of denied music,” said Louder.

Louder is a transgender musician and performance artist based in Charlottetown, PEI. During their youth, Louder held a rebellious attitude towards music because of the academic and
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PEI Country Music Alliance

The Prince Edward Island Country Music Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to support, promote, and preserve PEI’s country music from musicians past and present.

The PEICMA will be traveling into Island communities interviewing local musicians and documenting their stories and music. They will also be bringing the PEI Country Music Show to Island communities to showcase their local
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery Places, Paths, and Pauses Marlene Creates Running until Sep [ ... ]

9th Grand Ruisseau Song Festival

September 28–30
Mont-Carmel Parish Hall The Coopérative de développement culturel et patrimonial [ ... ]

Colette

October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]