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18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January

Music PEI has announced the return of the Credit Unions of PEI as the title sponsor for the 18th Music PEI Week and Music PEI Awards. The dates of Credit Union Music PEI week are January 23 to the 27, 2019.

The Credit Union has been a long-time supporter of Music PEI, providing critical support for various events. Doug Bridges,
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Ballades—un projet père et fille, volume 1

Ballades—un projet père et fille, volume 1
Adrienne Gallant

The launch of the CD Ballades, un projet père et fille, volume 1, on which Adrienne Gallant sings the songs of her father, Paul Daniel Gallant, author of Les Gars de Mont-Carmel, will take place October 27 in Chéticamp, NS and on October 28 in Summerside, PEI.

The idea for this project was born after the performance of Adrienne Gallant during the closing show of the Agricultural
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World of Opportunity

World of Opportunity
Graeme Zinck

Singer-songwriter Graeme Zinck has released his debut original album World of Opportunity on music stores and streaming platforms.

World of Opportunity explores the nature of friendships and romance, following one relationship from its magical beginning to its heartbreaking end. Graeme’s experience in Charlottetown’s musical theatre scene is evident throughout: each song is a
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Tremors

Tremors
Andrew Waite

In early 2017, Andrew Waite decided to craft a new record. The album feels like it has been a long time coming, though the award-winning Burning Through the Night was only released two years prior. With Jon Matthews (The Sound Mill) on board to engineer and Bruce Rooney (Coyote, Adyn Townes) co-producing, the FACTOR-funded project began tracking that spring and is now, over a year
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Time Travel

Time Travel
Lennie Gallant

Time Travel, the long awaited album by celebrated Canadian songwriter, Lennie Gallant, takes us on a trip that delves into journeys of the heart, our time on the planet, place in the universe, ancient legends, road stories and an oddly confused ghost. Gallant’s rich vocals are brought to the fore on this recording and the often full orchestral arrangements provide the ideal setting
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Long John June

Long John June
Todd MacLean

Todd MacLean is known for his musical accompanist and songwriting work with local solo musicians and PEI-based bands—particularly with Amanda Jackson Band lately—but now he has, for the first time, brought a new recording to life that is all his own.

The 12-track CD features lead vocal work by MacLean, in songs that range in styles from ukulele folk/pop, to instrumental Celtic and
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Dreadfort

Dreadfort
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Not only does social media bring people together by providing an endless stream of music to listeners, it also has the ability to bring bands together, as in the case of new Charlottetown band, Dreadfort.

Dreadfort is Riley Peters (drums), Logan Donnelly (guitar), Joe Beeley (lead vocals), and Tyler Turner (bass). Before the band formed, Peters made a status on
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Submissions to 2019 ECMAs

Submissions for the 2019 ECMA Awards and Showcase submissions are now open. The 2019 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference take place in Charlottetown, PE from May 1 to 5. Submission deadline is October 4, 2018 at 5 pm ADT. 

An album/song/video must have been released between June 1, 2017 and October 3, 2018 to be eligible for this year’s awards. Industry Award categories, and
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Loyal Thieves featured in NASCAR video game

Loyal Thieves featured in NASCAR video game

PEI rock band, the LPEI rock band, the Loyal Thieves, have their song “Nowhere Fast” featured in the new NASCAR video game, titled NASCAR Heat 3. The game was released September 7, 2018 and is available for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam.

Originally recorded by Jon Matthews at the Sound Mill Studio (Emyvale, PEI) in 2014 as part of the Music PEI Emerging Artists Program,
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