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Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will once again sponsor their Knitting for Mission group. The grou [ ... ]

BUD’s Belfast Uke Drop-ins

BUD’s—Belfast Ukulele Drop-Ins is a group of local Belfast area folk who are learning how to pla [ ... ]

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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Reignited again

Island musicians interpret decades of pop music at Watermark

Watermark Theatre has announced the Classic Music Reignited programming for the 2018 season. In its 5th year, the series features Island musical artists interpreting classic composers. This summer’s theme is Songs Through the Decades. 

The first show on July 22 at 7:30 pm is “Dance through the 70s.” Three of the biggest innovators
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5th Cloggeroo

5th Cloggeroo
The Island Folk Festival

Cloggeroo — the Island Folk Festival — is back this summer for its five year anniversary. The Island Folk Festival will be held once again in the Eastern PEI town of Georgetown on the weekend of August 10–12. Acts helping to celebrate the five year anniversary will include Grand Theft Bus, Rose Cousins, Monkey Junk, The Mellotones, Slowcoaster, Christine Tassan et les
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Canadian Song Conference

Music PEI has announced the schedule for the 4th annual Canadian Song Conference. 

The focus of the Conference is to educate and assist artists and music industry professionals in gaining information and contacts to create multiple revenue streams in the music industry outside of live performance. There will be discussion panels exploring royalties, licensing, syncs, labels, publishing,
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No Angel

No Angel
Fluffy Little Cowboys

Fluffy Little Cowboys are preparing to release their re-mixed single, Dance With My Skeletons and are hitting the road in June for their spring Girl Power Tour starting with a triple CD release matinee show at the Trailside Café and Inn in Mount Stewart on May 20.

“The name Fluffy Little Cowboys is more than a little tongue in cheek for this alt-Americana female trio from
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Things Change

Things Change
Dennis Ellsworth

In 2017 Dennis Ellsworth needed to make a new album. And it was an emergency. So, who better to call for assistance than Joel Plaskett, leader of The Emergency, to participate. The result is Ellsworth’s fifth solo LP, Things Change, a convergence of his irresistible power pop songwriting chops with Plaskett and co.’s trademark vintage guitar-driven sound.

In the past, Prince
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Colette

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

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]