Jeremy Dutcher

Indian River Festival: 2019 season

Concert program announced for historic St. Mary’s Church 

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The Indian River Festival, now in it’s 24th year, presents folk, jazz, blues, roots, classical, choral, traditional and contemporary music presented in historic St. Mary’s Church in Indian River.

The lineup of artists for the 2019 Indian River Festival season includes Jeremy Dutcher, Tracy Cantin,The Once, Brett Polegato, Catherine MacLellan, VC2 Cello Duo, David Myles, Ironwood Quartet, The Fretless, French Squeeze, Rose Cousins, Indian River Festival Chorus, The Small Glories, Saskatoon Children’s Choir, Dmitri Levkovich and Agne Radzeviciute, Scandinavian String Alliance, Lina Boudreau, Pro Coro, Shari Ulrich, Bach Sonatas with Mark Fewer and Hank Knox and more.

Says Artistic Director, Robert Kortgaard, “As thoughts turn to the wonders of summertime in Canada, I feel pulled towards the shores of Malpeque Bay on beautiful PEI with increasing excitement surrounding the upcoming season of delights at the Indian River Festival.”

The Festival has received a Music PEI Award for Achievement in Classical Music, ECMA nominations for event and venue of the year and was twice named in The Globe and Mail as one of the best small summer classical music festivals in Canada. It was listed as one of the top summer classical music festival’s in Canada by CBC Music.

The season will start with a free open house on June 7 at 1 pm. There will also be several open stage events for performers wishing to have the opportunity to perform at St. Mary’s Church.

Tickets for the 2019 season are available via the website, Ticketpro website, by calling 1-888-311-9090 or by calling or visiting the Festival office in Kensington 902-836-4933.

Individuals and companies interested in partnerships, or purchasing discounted group tickets are encouraged to contact the Indian River Festival directly at

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