Summer Cabaret

Concert series at Village musical acadien—July 5 to Aug 23

Musician Kurk Bernard

The Summer Cabaret concert series at Village musical acadien begins July 5 and continues until August 23. PEI musicians, backed by the Cabaret Band, will perform every Friday from 8–11 pm in the Acadian Festival Barn. 

Starting off the summer season is folk duo Salt Water Dollies, featuring singer-guitarist Christine Cameron and multi-instrumentalist fiddler Keelin Wedge on July 5. Country-bluegrass-folk singer-guitarists Marcella Richard and Sandra Jones will perform on July 12. This show will run from 9 pm to midnight, as it is held in collaboration with the Evangeline Bluegrass Festival. Admission will be free for those with a Festival bracelet. Taking the barn stage on July 19 is country singer-guitarist Kurk Bernard, who has played with Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard and recorded numerous albums. La Band du Cabaret, a group of exceptional country, rock and folk musicians, will play on July 26.

The August lineup includes: Fundraiser with Jordan Leclair (August 2); Cory Gallant (9); Jonny Ray Arsenault (16); and Peggy Clinton (23).

The Cabaret Band this summer, includes guitar player Danny MacNevin, drummer Rodney Arsenault, fiddler Keelin Wedge and bass player Rémi Arsenault. On July 12, fiddler Louise Arsenault will fill in for Keelin Wedge.

Snacks and bar service are available. This series is 19+.