Evangeline Country Music Festival
The Acadian Musical Village in Abram-Village will host the 14th annual Evangeline Country Music Festival from October 6–8, featuring three main events with some of the top country music entertainers from across the Island. The Festival will open October 6 with a country music show and dance at 9 pm featuring Miscouche-based musician Jordan LeClair. Influenced by his musical family, LeClair has been playing for audiences for nearly 25 years. His repertoire includes down-home country, country-rock and folk.
The traditional Country Music Legends Show will be held October 7 at 8 pm. About twenty performers from western PEI will showcase the music of country music legends like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Stompin’ Tom Connors, Loretta Lynn, George Strait and more. A house band featuring Danny MacNevin, Remi Arsenault, Keelin Wedge and Rodney Arsenault will back-up the Friday and Saturday performances. Both shows are 19+ events.
On October 8, a Thanksgiving turkey dinner will be served from 11:30 am–1 pm. Musical entertainment will be provided by young local musicians Keera Gallant, Avery Arsenault, Riel Arsenault, Dax Arsenault and Benoit Arsenault.
Single and weekend passes are available. For more information, follow @villagemusical on FB, visit villagemusical.com, or call 854-3300/ 854-2324.