Canadian Folk Music Awards 2021

The Canadian Folk Music Awards are excited to announce the full line-up and programming schedule for the 2021 Awards Week, featuring 6 virtual shows i...

Piping hot summer

Three new shows to enjoy in Summerside this year

The College of Piping’s Celtic Performing Arts Centre in Summerside will stage three new shows this summer—Pendy’s Pub, Richard Wood: Through th...

Single release: On The Low

by Nadia Haddad

Nadia Haddad released her new single “On The Low” in March, introducing her to the music world. “I wanted to explore my words, feelings and mus...

Single release: Fine

by Emmet MacLellan

Emmet MacLellan released their debut single “Fine” in March. Co-written with the song’s producer, Adam Gallant, “Fine” is MacLellan’s int...

Album release: Oceans EP

Kierrah Celeste’s debut album Oceans is an EP exploring the struggles with mental health, insecurities, self-love, and purpose. In Oceans, Kierrah ...

Album release: The Plague Doctor EP

by Spivey

Locally based hip-hop artist Spivey released his debut album The Plague Doctor EP on March 19. The album features eight songs, five of which were prev...

Album release: Trustfall

by Vince the Messenger

Rapper Daniel Butterfield—aka Vince The Messenger—has released his highly anticipated second album, Trustfall, which picks up where his debut, Sel...

Album release: The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side

by Dennis Ellsworth

Dennis Ellsworth leans into the referential on his new full length album, The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side, released March 5. The album i...

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Catherine MacLellan and The East Pointers to perform

This year, the 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA) is hosting its awards celebrations online April 10 and 11. The virtual awards performance schedu...

2021 JUNO nominees

Some Island pride as the nominees have been announced for the 50th Annual JUNO Awards. PEI-born and raised, Halifax-based Rose Cousins is nominated f...

Music PEI Week

Music PEI kicks off Credit Union Music PEI Week 2021 Friday March 26 with 2 diverse shows. Diggin' Deep Roots is a mix of roots music styles and will...

2021 East Coast Music Awards Nominees

25 Nominations for Islanders

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) has announced the 2021 East Coast Music Award nominees. Classified leads the pack with 8 nominations, while Ro...

Atlantic String Machine

Harris Project series continues at St Paul’s—Mar 27

The Atlantic String Machine (ASM) presents Arches, the next concert in the Harris Project series, at St Paul’s in Charlottetown on March 27 with a m...

In Good Company

Sirens perform live at Spring Park United—Mar 14

Charlottetown choral ensemble Sirens will present In Good Company live in concert at Spring Park United on March 14 at 3 pm. The women of Sirens are ...

Concert avec Jacques et Morgan

Celebrate International Francophonie Day—Mar 20

Confederation Centre of the Arts presents an evening of songs featuring Islander Jacques Arsenault and multi-instrumentalist Morgan Saulnier at The Ma...

Single release: Return Me

Justyn Thyme

Fresh off his first release “Never Be Lonely,” Justyn Thyme hit the ground running—in his sandals—with the February 19 release of “Return Me...

Single release: Cross My Heart and News

Joce Reyome

Joce Reyome’s debut single, “​Cross My Heart​” was released February 19 and will soon be followed up with ​“News​,” set to be releas...

Single release: Dive

Vince The Messenger

“Dive” is the second single from Charlottetown rapper Vince The Messenger’s forthcoming album Trustfall, which is set to be released in late Mar...

Album release: Pleasure in the Pathless Woods

Rick Sparkes and The Enablers

PEI poet and songwriter Rick Sparkes, along with his band The Enablers, are set to release their second full-length album, Pleasure in the Pathless Wo...

Album release: Another Suffer

Baby God

Baby God, featuring the alternative-folk songwriting collaboration between Islanders Nathan Gill and Andrew Murray,  released their second full lengt...

Album release: Second Wind

Shane Pendergast

Shane Pendergast’s sophomore album Second Wind will be released on March 5 Pendergast is a folk singer from PEI whose connection to Maritime folk m...

Album release: Tough Stuff

Brandon Howard Roy

Tough Stuff, the debut album by Charlottetown based indie-pop singer and songwriter Brandon Howard Roy, was released February 19. After performing on...

Album release: Des vieilles nouvelles

Evangeline School Arts and Culture Class

The Evangeline School’s Arts and Culture class launched their new album, Des vieilles nouvelles in February. The recording project features eight hi...

Single release: It Slips Away

Shane Pendergast

Shane Pendergast releases his new single and music video for “It Slips Away’ in anticipation for his upcoming sophomore album ‘Second Wind.’ T...

Joce Reyome

Peace, power, play

As we drank hot beverages at a café on a cool (not quite wintery) Sunday afternoon in January, Joce’s playful and passionate nature shined through....

2021 Music PEI Week

The 2021 Credit Union Music will take place from March 3–7, celebrating  the nominees of the 2021 Music PEI Awards. 2020 was a tough year but music...

Single release: Ghost

BraedenV

Local musician and rapper BraedenV recently released the single “Ghost,” and he says it is his most personal song to date. The song features the a...

Single release: Saturday is Seven (remix)

Braden Lam & Good Neighbour

Braden Lam and producer Colin Buchanan (Good Neighbour) have re-imagined the lead single ”Saturday Is Seven” from Lam’s EP Inside Four Walls. T...

Single release: Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That

Andrew Waite

Andrew Waite released his new single “Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That,” co-written by Colin MacDonald (The Trews), in January. Combining raw sound ...

Album Release: Hip Hop’s Heel

Adam Robbins

PEI producer and rapper Adam Robbins recently released a new album Hip Hop’s Heel featuring DJ IV. Robbins worked closely with PEI’s Red Rock Wre...

Album Release: On Time

Noah Malcolm

Born from the strings of a borrowed guitar, PEI singer and songwriter Noah Malcolm’s four-song, self-produced EP entitled On Time was released in De...

Album Release: For the Sake of the Song Vol. 1

Bob Jensen

Stratford’s Bob Jensen released For the Sake of the Song in January. Jensen, who had not produced an album of music since 1985, says that he record...

Album Release: Category 1

Luka Hall

Thirteen year old Luka Hall of Charlottetown recently released his second album, Category 1. He released his first album, That Little Fiddle Player at...

Album Release: Humor

Russel Louder

Russell Louder’s debut album Humor will be released February 26 by Lisbon Lux Records. Louder is a trans artist originally from PEI, now based in M...

Single release: The Bleeding Heart

By Arsenal Mills

East Coast band Arsenal Mills continues their quest to reimagine rock n’ roll as they deliver their sophomore single, “The Bleeding Heart”.But t...

2021 Music PEI Award Nomination Announcement

Music PEI is proud to announce the nominees for the 2021 Music PEI Awards.  Catherine MacLellan leads the way with 9 nominations for her latest al...

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