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Volunteer to do tax returns

Volunteers are needed at a free tax clinic to complete tax returns for eligible people in your commu [ ... ]

Come Sing with us

Choral Music Director Don Fraser invites you to join the Confederation Singers for a season of inspi [ ... ]

Artists on the Cavendish Farms Kitchen Stage

Artists on the Cavendish Farms Kitchen Stage

Cavendish Beach Music Festival, presented by Bell July 6 to 9, has announced performers for the Cavendish Farms Kitchen Stage. The roster includes CCMA Award-winner Jason Benoit, CCMA Discovery Award-wining duo The Reklaws and CMAO Award-winners River Town Saints.

Additional artists announced to play the Cavendish Farms Kitchen Stage include: Nine-time GRAMMY Award-winners Asleep at the Wheel,
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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.

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Some Upcoming Events

Jack Frost Winterfest at Eastlink Centre

February 15–18
Charlottetown Emmy-Award winning entertainers, Imagination Movers, will bring their [ ... ]

Credit Union Music PEI Week 2019

Awards Gala, concerts, shows, parties and more January 23–27
Charlottetown Credit Union Music PEI [ ... ]

Roma

January 25–28
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity, mature subject matter
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón, [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]