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Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Free nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:  5 Secrets to Heart Health class will be h [ ... ]

Pottery in the Park

The fall session of pottery classes at the PEI Potters Studio in Victoria Park, Charlottetown will b [ ... ]

Tara MacLean

Tara MacLean
Atlantic Blue returns to The Guild in Charlottetown this summer

With her show Atlantic Blue, PEI born singer-songwriter, Tara MacLean, takes you on a journey into the past, telling the story of how music arrived and thrived on the East Coast of Canada. 

Atlantic Blue is about the place and the people behind classic songs like Sonny’s Dream, Put Your Hand in the Hand, Fare Thee Well Love,
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Canadian Songwriter Challenge

Music PEI has announced the 4th annual Canadian Songwriter Challenge as part of the Canadian Song Conference taking place in Charlottetown May 23–26.

The Canadian Songwriter Challenge is an initiative supported by Bell Media and the Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations. Each provincial music industry association has their own version of the challenge and Music PEI has chosen to
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Kortgaard’s 20th

Kortgaard’s 20th
Festival Artistic Director Robert Kortgaard celebrates 20 years

The 2018 season at Indian River Festival marks a special anniversary of a relationship that is an important part of Robert Kortgaard’s professional and personal life. Twenty years ago, Kortgaard became the Artistic Director of the Festival, which started as a classical summer series, in St. Marys’ Church in Indian River.

“It truly
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Musical Mondays

Musical Mondays
Concert Series artists announced at Victoria Playhouse

Musical Mondays are back at Victoria Playhouse for 2018 with eight acts from across Canada. Kicking off the series on July 2 in signature high-energy style is Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. This popular Celtic-roots ensemble is PEI based, but has been touring extensively in recent years, from the UK to Australia, across Canada, and
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Island Rock Camp

Island Rock Camp
Holland College offering five camps this summer

Island Rock Camps is launching two new week-long camps this summer. Island Rock Camp is an opportunity for students to learn about music in an engaging way, being part of a band, learning covers of pop and rock hits, and playing with friends.

A new advanced camp is aimed at further developing stage performance, instrument skills and ensemble playing.
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East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs Joee Adams and Chris Pride have spearheaded a side project intended to give Canada’s independent artists a spotlight. Originally starting out as a weekly-ish podcast focusing solely on East coast, the show has now been reinvented with a renewed sense of purpose, vigor and things of that nature.

“The idea
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Canada 150

Canada 150
PEI Symphony Orchestra

During the April 15 final concert of its 50th anniversary season, the PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) will release its first CD in the orchestra’s 50-year history. Canada 150 is a live recording of a special concert with the same name, which took place on November 19, 2017 at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Under the direction of Maestro Mark Shapiro, the orchestra was
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Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck
Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck is taking a big leap in her musical career—this time, all on her own. CBC Searchlight finalist success in 2013 sparked a recording and touring journey for Rachel and sister Amy as The Beck Sisters.

 It led to performances at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Visit to Canada, singing with
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Your Masterpiece

Your Masterpiece
Jenni & The Hummingbird

Jenni & The Hummingbird has released her debut EP, Your Masterpiece, with reviews by The East, Exclaim! and Nu Music Group. Jenni & The Hummingbird will hold a release show at The Trailside Music Café & Inn in Mount Stewart on May 27 where she will perform Your Masterpiece music with The Atlantic String Machine.

A singer-songwriter from Charlottetown,
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Fiddling artists

Fiddling artists

Line-up for 2018 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival announced

Dreaming of Summer? You’re not the only one planning ahead. Big Field Traditions, third generation organizers of the 42nd Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival and Music Camp, have made their first artist announcement for this year’s Festival.

Held in Rollo Bay from July 13 to 15, the 2018 edition of the Festival will include: home-grown favourites
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Some Upcoming Events

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

Miracle Man

Tomáš Kubínek brings his unique show to Summerside October 3
Harbourfront Theatre Get ready for  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]