Island Artists at CBMF

Festival to showcase local talent in Canadian music

Cavendish Beach Music Festival is shining the light on some of the newest faces in Canadian country music with the announcement of its 2023 RBCxMUSIC Emerging Artist Stage performers. The lineup includes over 10 performers from Atlantic Canada. 

Brooke MacArthur
Joce Reyome

The Emerging Artist Stage will kick the Festival off on Thursday with performances by Halifax’s Farewell Town, Holland College’s SoPA students, and PEI natives, Ava & Lily, Down With Darby and Noah Malcolm. 

The party will continue on Friday when rocker Elyse Aeryn, Nova Scotia’s Lookout Tower, Joe H Henry, Isabella Swanson and PEI musician Lawrence Maxwell take the stage. 

Completing the lineup of Atlantic Canadians on Saturday will be singer-songwriter Cameron Nickerson, Old Time Fiddlers, The Lumber Jills and Islanders Brooke MacArthur, Joce Reyome and Nicolas Riel.

Taking place July 6–8, Cavendish Beach Music Festival presented by Bell will once again bring PEI’s coastal resort community to life with performances by the biggest names in country music. Ticket-holders will have the opportunity to experience three nights of live entertainment, including headlining performances by Kane Brown, Jake Owen and Chris Stapleton.

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