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150 Years of Island Music

The Irish Scots are bringing their show to the New London Community Complex on April 13 at 7 pm at the New London Community Complex. The show, entitled 150 Years of Island Music is a lively celebration of Island folk music, folklore, and storytelling, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Prince Edward Island joining the Confederation of Canada. The Irish Scots are made up of Norman Stewart, Maxine MacLennan, and Courtney Hogan-Chandler. Along with lively vocals, audiences will be treated to tunes on guitar, fiddle, bodhran and mandolin. The Irish Scots will showcase all the great musical contributors of the past 150 years of amazing Island music, covering material from Larry Gorman and Dan Riley to Stompin’ Tom Connors, Gene MacLellan , Lennie Gallant, and everyone else in between. Audience members are guaranteed to laugh at the humor and stories. PEI storyteller, Alan Buchanan narrates the show, using his knowledge of Island history and his enormous collection of humorous stories and folklore, to honour the value and persistence of the oral tradition in PEI. Alan’s narration gives context to the show, highlighting the various themes and events that influenced Island songwriting through the decades. Tickets available at the door, cash only, or by visiting IrishScots.ca.

Details

Date
April 13
Time
7:00 pm
Event Category

Venue

New London Community Complex
10227 PE-6 Lot 21
Darnley, PE C0B 1M0 Canada

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