Music PEI

Showcase PEI 2019 & Artist Exchange Program

Music PEI will present the 12th annual Showcase PEI, the flagship business development event for PEI’s music industry. Since 2008, Showcase PEI has ...

Living their dream

Ron Holley and Sandra McLure are “Timeless Tunes”

With a passion for music, a shared commitment to their communities, and personalities that come together like a pair of folded hands, Ron Holley and S...

In A Dark Room

Hailey MacIsaac, Bray Schurman

Charlottetown artist Hailey MacIsaac joins Halifax based producer and collaborator Bray Schurman in the release of their debut digital album In A Dark...

Sirène & Matelot

Sirène & Matelot

Lennie Gallant and Patricia Richard, two Acadian artists from Prince Edward Island who form the duo Sirène & Matelot, have released their debut a...

a beautiful island

Bruce MacDougall

“Everybody needs a hobby…My hobby is music. I have always had a love of music whether it was playing drums in local bands, listening to the radio,...

Sorrey releases new single

Signs

Sorrey previews "Signs," a brand new single from their long-awaited forthcoming full-length. Set against the backdrop of an enduring hazy pulse, shi...

Review: Ebb & Flow

Tides of Settlement on Prince Edward Island

Ebb and Flow: Tides of Settlement on Prince Edward Island is a multi-faceted multimedia multicultural presentation put together by Laurie Murphy and A...

Deeply Rooted

Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival

The major Acadian celebrations of 2019 will continue until the end of the summer—from August 28 to September 1—when the 117th edition of the Evang...

Review: Atlantic Blue

The shortest journey home is always through the heart. For it is there that we store everything of real value in our lives. And it is there we go to f...

Will Allen Band

Life’s short. Make the most of it and do what you’re passionate about. In many instances, there’s nothing holding you back. These are the types ...

Cloggeroo

The Island Folk Festival

Cloggeroo, the Island Folk Festival is back August 9 to 11, and will be bringing music, energy and fun to the Eastern PEI town of Three Rivers. All m...

44th Contact East

Charlottetown hosts Atlantic Presenters event in September

The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) has announced the lineup of acts who will take part in its flagship event, Contact East, taking place Septem...

Review: Highland Storm

College of Piping July 8 – August 15 Performed by House Band: Peter Gallant, Christine Gallant, Max Gallant, and Gilbert Arsenault. Pipe Band: ...

Review: Heaven to Me

Songs & Stories of Prince Edward Island

If you’re looking for one more reason to love summer in Prince Edward Island, I have one for you. The P.E.I. Brewing Company is playing host to thre...

Review: Searching for Abegweit

The Island Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant

Harbourfront Theatre July 9, 10, 23 & 24; August 13, 14, 27 & 28 Performed by Lennie Gallant (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, bodhran), Jer...

Takako

Borrow a banjo

Sun Life sponsors Instrument Lending Library

Residents in PEI will now be able to borrow musical instruments from their public libraries, free of charge. Similar to taking out a book, the Sun Lif...

Atlantic Blue

Tara MacLean brings her show to The Mack

PEI’s Tara MacLean, a JUNO-nominated songwriter and mother of three, has a new album and is preparing to launch the new version of her song-and-stor...

PEI country star Alli Walker at CBMF

PEI singer-songwriter Alli Walker is the newest voice in Canadian country music with the release of her first single “Fight Till the End.” Telling...

All fiddle all day

The Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival is in its 43rd year

The 43rd annual Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival has announced their 2019 lineup, featuring 2019 ECMA winners The Barra MacNeils, 2019 ECMA winners and 2017 ...

The Big Picture

Jeff Squires and the Cavendish Beach Music Festival

It has now become the tradition, a given in fact, that every summer some of America’s (and Canada’s) top country music stars will be dropping in t...

New single from Calm Baretta

July 1st release date

Calm Baretta are set to release a stand alone single "Silver Screens" across all streaming platforms on July 1, 2019. The song is about looking ahe...

Summer fun at Kings Playhouse

Music, theatre, storytelling and more

Georgetown fills with the spirit of live music, theatre and storytelling this summer at Kings Playhouse. Sundays begin with a High Tea at the Playho...

The inside story

Interview with Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines

A visit to the Island Summer Review has become an Island tradition. It stars Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines. It’s witty, it’s moving, it’s musi...

Soul Filter

Mike and Karen Penton aren’t your average married couple living on PEI. That’s because they play in a rock band together. They’ve been married f...

Peter Gallant

Island Storm

Peter Gallant apologizes. He has gotten only 90% of the paint off his hands. The artistic director and musical director for this summer’s Highland S...

Coastal Vibes

Charlottetown Canada Day Celebrations

Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1 in V...

Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival 

2019 lineup announced

The 43rd annual Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival has announced their 2019 lineup featuring 2019 ECMA winners The Barra MacNeils, 2019 ECMA winners and 2017...

PEI Jazz & Blues

The TD PEI Jazz & Blues Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary with a 5-day celebration of music, culture and art beginning June 26, featuring 1...

Inn Echo

Inn Echo’s music is a vibrant instrumentally-fueled road-trip through genres, echoing songs of days bygone as well as the sounds of today, where you...

Small Halls #11

Island-wide rural festival runs June 9–23

The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, a traditional music, dance and storytelling festival, returns for its eleventh season to rural communities acr...

The ECMA Big Blue

The City of Charlottetown commissioned local artist Ashley Anne Clark to add a touch of PEI to Big Blue, the East Coast Music Awards guitar that is sy...

Beach Bocce

Tacky Fish

PEI summer music act Tacky Fish releases his latest single, Beach Bocce, on June 1. Tacky Fish celebrates all things summer with fun and funny songs. ...

Inn Echo

Inn Echo

Inn Echo will launch their Inn Echo recording in The Pourhouse June 29 at 8 pm. Inn Echo’s album launch is part of the first annual Traditional Iris...

New Music faculty at UPEI

Magdalena von Eccher and Dale Sorensen

The UPEI Department of Music has announced two new appointments to its faculty beginning this fall: Magdalena von Eccher as Assistant Professor of Pia...

PEI Bluegrass Festival sets up in new location

Welcome to Dundas

The PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival is on the move. After twenty- three years at the Rollo Bay Festival Grounds the festival has moved to th...

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