Summer at Harbourfront Theatre

A bit of everything for 2022 season

With a mix of hand-picked presentations in their Harbourfront Presents series, and a string of popular touring acts renting their stage, Harbourfront ...

ECMA winners 2022

Island artist take home awards

The East Coast Music Association has wrapped up its 2022 celebrations in Fredericton. The ECMA Award winners were announced during the  2022 East Coa...

Bluegrass is back

Summer festival returns to Dundas for 35th year—July 1 to 3

The Prince Edward Island Summer Bluegrass Festival returns to the Dundas Fairgrounds, Dundas, PEI from July 1–3, after having been cancelled for the...

Betty’s Song

Singer-songwriter Ashley Condon shares her mother’s story

Confederation Centre of the Arts is preparing for The 2022 Charlottetown Festival, which includes the funny and heartfelt show Betty’s Song.  Be...

Scott Parsons recognition

ECMA celebrates Island artist with Stompin’ Tom award

PEI singer-songwriter and guitarist Scott Parsons is the recipient of a 2022 Stompin’ Tom Award from the East Coast Music Association (ECMA).  P...

Under the Spire program

Music festival announces performers for 27th season

After many years of performances at Historic St. Mary’s, Indian River Festival is announcing their 27th season under a new name—Under the Spire Mu...

Regarding Brookfield…

Jeanie & Charles

Who knew an email subject line could mean so much? Jeanie & Charles didn’t when singer-songwriter Jeanie Campbell opened her email and read w...

Kathleen Flanagan

Curious & engaged

Kathleen Flanagan has worked her entire life in early childhood education. She was born in New Jersey and went to university in Boston. In 1975 she mo...

Popular demand

Two returning shows plus something new for summer 2022 at Harmony House

Summer 2022 programming at Harmony House in Hunter River includes the return of the hit shows Inside American Pie and The Island Summer Review, as wel...

Festival of Small Halls

Twenty-one shows from Skinner’s Pond to Souris—June 10 to 19

The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, a traditional music, dance and storytelling festival, returns to rural communities across PEI from June 10–1...

2022 Music PEI Award winners

The 2022 Music PEI Award winners were handed out on March 6 in an online live-streamed presentation. In the face of challenges presented by high COVI...

Diverse voices program

Music PEI recently announced the delivery of the second round of the TD Diverse Voices program, a collaboration between Music PEI and FilmPEI that giv...

Most Chosen

Bob Jensen was popular in Norfolk, England in 2021

          PEI-based singer-songwriter and spoken word poet Bob Jensen recently learned that he was the most chosen artist of last year at a ra...

2022 ECMA award nominees

Twenty-one for Islanders, led by Andrew Waite with four

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announced the 2022 East Coast Music Award nominees in February and PEI-based artists and industry professional...

Blue Rodeo tour

Tour celebrating 16th studio album stops in Summerside

Blue Rodeo is taking their Many a Mile Canadian Tour to Credit Union Place in Summerside on March 25. After decades of non-stop performing, time off ...

Steve Somers recognition

Wendell Boyle Performance Award for recent album

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation has awarded its Wendell Boyle Performance Award for 2022 to Steve Somers for his recent album Songs about Saint...

Ballad of Miles

Lawrence Maxwell

Lawrence Maxwell’s third album Ballad Of Miles is a dynamic 13-song collection encompassing his wide-ranging songwriting approach. It was released J...

Subtle Motions

Nikkie Gallant

PEI songwriter Nikkie Gallant released her new album Subtle Motions on January 28. The album plays on the theme of solitude versus connection. “You...

Enchanted: ambient Taylor Swift songs

Lee Rosevere

Charlottetown-based electronic musician Lee Rosevere has re-imagined a handful of popular songs by Taylor Swift into new ambient soundscapes on his ne...

“Unadorned” / “All Things Must Pass”

Pete Forbes

PEI’s Pete Forbes’ new double A-side single “Unadorned” / “All Things Must Pass” was recently released on both 7” vinyl, pressed locally...

“Girl in My Head”

The Moneygoround

“Girl in My Head,” the second single from the forthcoming debut album Cruisin’ and Swingin’ with The Moneygoround, will be released February 2...

“Lumber”

Hailey McIsaac

PEI born and Music PEI Award-nominated singer-songwriter Hailey MacIsaac, now based in Toronto, ON, created a somber and gritty listening experience w...

yousque l’hell

aubin pi la scb

In January 2022, Acadiana band aubin pi la scb of Iqaluit, Nunavut, released their first studio album, yousque l’hell. It was produced and engineere...

Still Awake

Brielle Ansems

PEI alternative pop-folk artist Brielle Ansems shares her experiences with chronic depression and anxiety in her sophomore album, Still Awake. The alb...

Secret songs series

Exploring the stories behind six PEI songs

Secret Songs is a new series exploring the stories behind six Prince Edward Island songs. Created by PEI’s Confound Films, Secret Songs features Dy...

2022 Music PEI Award Nominees

Music PEI Week, the largest annual celebration of Prince Edward Island’s music community, combining concerts and an industry awards presentation, t...

Black Cat Music Vol. 1

North Lakes

Charlottetown-based rock and roll band North Lakes released their latest EP Black Cat Music Volume 1 on November 26. Like their previous work, it is t...

The Silver Wren

Jensen & McManus

PEI-based songwriter and spoken word poet Bob Jensen and Scottish guitar virtuoso Tony McManus recently released The Silver Wren, a collection of Chri...

Christmas Day On Planet Earth

Lennie Gallant

Without touring as much as usual due to the pandemic, this past spring and summer found Lennie Gallant writing a plethora of new songs—many with som...

Hit the Ground

Kari Lyn Blacquiere

PEI singer-songwriter Kari Lyn Blacquiere re-released her Music PEI award-nominated debut album Hit the Ground in November 2022. Hit the Ground is Ka...

“Very Cherry”

The Moneygoround

The Moneygoround came together during Covid, and aimed to challenge themselves with blending Rock N' Roll, Psychedelic,  Americana, Blues, Folk, and ...

Last Call

Debut stand-up comedy album by Dan Hendricken

Stand-up comedian Dan Hendricken released his debut comedy album Last Call on Comedy Records in November. The album was recorded live at Trailside Mus...

CBMF returns in 2022

Luke Combs will headline day one of country music festival

The Cavendish Beach Music Festival (CBMF), presented by Bell, will return to Cavendish Beach, PE, July 7–9, 2022. The multi-day outdoor music festiv...

Winter bluegrass

PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Society present new festival

The PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Society has announced the launch of the Prince Edward Island Winter Bluegrass Festival, a new bluegrass music fes...

“Better You”

Lawrence Maxwell

Lawrence Maxwell released his new new single “Better You”on October 22. It is available on all major platforms. “When we experience loss, we’...

“Endless”

Dennis Ellsworth & the Electric Stars

Dennis Ellsworth & the Electric Stars released the new single “Endless” in mid-October. “‘Endless’ is a song about feelings and memorie...

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