Shane Pendergast

Music is more than art, expression, philosophy, or language. It’s a medium that also exists to remember history—times, people and places that are ...

Set in the Sun

CIBC Confed Centre Presents

An open-air concert series will take root in the Confederation Centre’s outdoor amphitheatre in Charlottetown. Set in the Sun will showcase a differ...

Island Drive-In Festival

Pre-recorded shows pop-up on screen across PEI

The Island Drive-In Festival, a project of Small Halls Inc., is a twist on the classic drive-in experience. It will feature over 30 Island artists and...

Release: God

by Shaye

Musical trio Shaye —Kim Stockwood, Damhnait Doyle, Tara MacLean—reunited recently to record the song “God,” written by Jeen O’Brien. Long-t...

Release: Lavender Town

by emi claire

Sixteen year old singer-songwriter emi claire (Emily Smith) from Kensington, has released her debut single, “Lavender Town.” The song features lo...

Release: Here Now

by Brandon Howard Roy

Fresh off the release of his debut single “Little Reasons,” Brandon Howard Roy will release his latest song “Here Now”on July 31. Produced by ...

Release: People Get Ready—Live at the Mack

by Andrew Waite

In February 2020 Andrew Waite and his band performed a sold-out show at the Mackenzie Theatre in Charlottetown. The show was recorded live with a full...

Release: Common Senselessness

by Dennis Ellsworth

Charlottetown’s Dennis Ellsworth recently released his new EP Common Senselessness, a five song companion project to his 2019 album Common Senseless...

Release: Aging Gratefully

by Gordon Belsher

Aging Gratefully is Gordon Belsher’s latest release from the Guernsey Cove Parlour. It features several new cuts, a special tribute to his Dad, and ...

ECMA winners

The winners of the 2020 East Coast Music Awards were announced in July as part of a two-hour broadcast, hosted by Mary Walsh. Paul Bernard was awarde...

Postcards from the Island

New 12-part online series broadcasts every Thursday

CIBC Confed Centre Presents is set to deliver Postcards from the Island, a weekly online series featuring a rich depth of creative pioneers and local ...

Brielle Ansems

The ever-growing music industry on PEI seems to regularly produce talented musicians who take the scene by storm, and Brielle Ansmes is far from an ex...

Comhaltas

PEI branch hosts traditional music and dancing classes

A group of musicians on PEI got together in February to express their interest in setting up a branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and now they h...

New release: Good Like Summertime

Brooke MacArthur

Brooke MacArthur’s new single, “Good Like Summertime” is now available on Spotify and Apple music. It was written on PEI in 2019. MacArthur say...

New release: Bahds

Taggart & Torrens

Taggart & Torrens (TnT)—featuring multiple-JUNO Award winner drummer Jeremy Taggart,  (Our Lady Peace), and former Islander Jonathan Torrens, 3...

New release: Winter’s End

Inn Echo

Inn Echo, one of the latest bands to hit the traditional music scene, released a 3-track EP Winter’s End on June 1. This is the first taste of the b...

New release: Who Needs Happiness

Pete Richards

Pete Richards has recorded a new album called Who Needs Happiness. There are a dozen songs with words and music by Pete. For this recording guest voc...

Tiny Island Concert series joins #RoadToCanadaDay

Starting Thursday, June 11, The Tiny Island Concert Series becomes a part of the #RoadtoCanadaDay online series of events, to ensure these critically...

True North

PEI Symphony Orchestra

On March 1st, when the PEI Symphony Orchestra presented “True North” under the direction of guest conductor Mélanie Léonard, the weather gods we...

Ladies Night

Fascinating Maritime Ladies

Fascinating female trios abound in pop culture, from classical icons like the mythological Fates and MacBeth’s witches to modern examples like Charl...

Chrissy Blanchard

A Place to Play

Before we get to sit down to chat at a coffee shop in Charlottetown, a former student from the music program at Bluefield High School pegs his high-sc...

Wrong Planet Band

Taking their ‘60s-sounding surf-rock songs that often feel like they come from an unknown planet floating in space, Wrong Planet Band have gone stra...

2020 Music PEI Awards: Winners

Many Island musicians and industry folk gathered together on Sunday, February 9 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel to see who would take home awards from...

Tell Tale Harbour

The Charlottetown Festival Announces Development of New Musical with Alan Doyle

Confederation Centre CEO Steve Bellamy, Artistic Director Adam Brazier, GM of Theatre Dean Constable, and Canadian icon Alan Doyle, made a special ann...

Dennis Ellsworth

Entering his 4th decade as a musician, Dennis Ellsworth has stepped into 2020 with a new outlook on his career and what it means to be an artist today...

New Release: Al Tuck | Days of the Looking Glass

Al Tuck Sings Gene MacLellan

Island musician Al Tuck has released a new album, Days of the Looking Glass: Al Tuck Sings Gene MacLellan. The eleven tracks feature on the CD are J...

New Release: Rose Cousins | The Fraud

JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins is sharing the new video for “The Fraud” from her upcoming album, Bravado, due out February 21, 2020 vi...

New Release: KINLEY | Run With You

PEI songwriter-multi-instrumentalist and former Hey Rosetta! member KINLEY shares a new song, “Run With You.” The catchy pop rock inspired track p...

Ava & Lily Rashed

Two Part Harmony

Ava and Lily Rashed, their parents David and Sue, and I re-watch together the broadcast of their energetic performance of Elle King’s song “Ex’s...

Brandon Howard Roy

Cheerful holiday cliches aside, Brandon Howard Roy is bringing the world an extra dose of joy this season by allowing us to ring in the New Year with ...

Review: PEI Symphony Orchestra

Space & The Rocket

On November 24th, the PEI Symphony Orchestra presented the second concert of their 52nd season, “Space & The Rocket,” under the direction of...

Free (I Remember)

from Subtle Motions by Nikkie Gallant

Summerside resident Nikkie Gallant has been quietly working on a new musical project and says she’s ready to share some of it now. As a singer-songw...

Shadow

Aron Scott Earthquake

Aron Scott Earthquake have released a new single entitled “Shadow.” The track was released independently through CD Baby and can be found on youtu...

Little Reasons

Brandon Howard Roy

Brandon Howard Roy, a singer-songwriter based in Charlottetown, has spent years as an actor on stages around the country but is now back on PEI and ab...

The Benefits Of Being Alone

from Bravado by Rose Cousins

JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins’ newest offering, Bravado, explores the complication of emotion, its irrational tendencies and its wisdom...

In Full Bloom

Sorrey

Sorrey recently released its debut full-length, In Full Bloom. It was heralded by CBC Music as a cohesively stunning dream pop album” in their Fall ...

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