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Cornwall Family Trail-Walk Series

Explore your ecologic community with a 1-hour trail walk through Hyde Park identifying plants and wi [ ... ]

Garden Club of PEI

The November 21 meeting of the Garden Club of PEI will include a presentation on Christmas Decoratin [ ... ]

PEI’s music hall

PEI’s music hall
Sterling Women’s Institute Hall in Stanley Bridge

For over 100 years, the Sterling Women’s Institute Hall in Stanley Bridge has been the meeting place for the community.

It continues to be a gathering place but nowadays not only welcomes folks from down the road, but from around the world. And the reason for this is the music. 

Every night from Monday through Saturday a variety of Island
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The Shed Sessions

The Shed Sessions
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

A shed in Oakar Myint’s backyard has been revamped into a tiny music venue, which is now the home of the Shed Sessions PEI studio. It’s probably the smallest venue in town where you can experience the wide-reaching sounds of Island musicians.

The idea was conjured up by Vinod Ramachandra while he was watching NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts on Youtube. “This could be a
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Racoon Bandit celebrate 10th anniversary

Racoon Bandit celebrate 10th anniversary

Charlottetown music scene favourites Racoon Bandit are celebrating 10 years as a group this summer and have released two new singles. To mark a decade of Island indie-rock, Racoon Bandit have released a split-single of songs—”Tattered Star” and “Modern Life”—with music videos for each. 

Find them at iTunes, Spotify, and Bandcamp. Music videos for both singles have been created by PEI’s Chris
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Indian River Festival

Indian River Festival
July artist lineup celebrates summer on PEI

Indian River Festival, now in it’s 23rd year includes the best in folk, jazz, blues, roots, classical, choral, traditional, and contemporary music all in the fine acoustics of Historic St. Mary’s Church, Indian River.

July’s lineup of artists includes: July 6 at 7:30 pm Michael Kaeshammer trio boogie woogie jazz piano (in partnership with Yamaha Canada
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Ask Her To Dance: A PEI Trad Album

Ask Her To Dance: A PEI Trad Album
Ward MacDonald

Island fiddler Ward MacDonald has released a new album entitled Ask Her To Dance: A PEI Trad Album.

Many of the fiddle tunes are originals by Ward with additional covers of songs by Jerry Holland, Kevin Chaisson, Nick vanOuwerkerk, Jimmy Banks, Sara Simpson, Brenda Stubbert, Gideon Stove, Donald Riddell, Charles Grant, Fred Morrison, John Morris Rankin along with some traditional
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Rule 62

Rule 62
Whitney Rose

Rule 62, which has its origins in an excerpt from Alcoholics Anonymous’ Tradition Four—“Don’t Take Yourself Too Damn Seriously,” is the title of Whitney Rose’s album of the same name.

Just after releasing South Texas Suite, a tribute to Austin, Texas, Whitney Rose headed to Nashville, where she began recording at BlackBird Studio A with The Mavericks’ Raul Malo and co-producer Niko
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Peakes Wharf Concerts

Peakes Wharf summer concert series is a free outdoor concert on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront that takes place 7 afternoons and 7 nights a week (all shows weather permitting). There is a wide variety of local entertainers including: The Kitsons, Kendall Docherty, Gord Belsher & Richard Wood, Dave Connolly, Jon Matthews, Gord & Todd, Dave Woodside, Katie McGarry, Dino & Judy,
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Lennie travels on

Lennie travels on
Taking a break from Searching

After four seasons presenting over 140 performances of his musical, Searching For Abegweit, which celebrates everything PEI through his songs and stories, Island singer songwriter Lennie Gallant decided to put the show into dry dock while he works on other projects.

Says Gallant. ‘‘So many fans of the show told me they had planned to bring more family and friends to
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Retake in Nova Scotia

PEI barbershop quartet, Retake, recently appeared as a guest artist with the Caledonian Orchestra in Stellarton and Truro, NS. The Orchestra recently completed its Spring Tour 2018 Scottish Variety Shows. The quartet is comprised of baritone Anne Crosby, tenor Raye Trainor, bass Sherry McGuigan, and lead Joanne Ings all of Charlottetown. Contact them at This email address is being protected from
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Some Upcoming Events

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]