Acoustic Jam Group
Blues Jam with Whiskey Business
Blues jam with Whiskey Business at Baba's Lounge from 5:30–8:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month (May 27) from 5:30–8:00 pm. First set features rockin' blues originals and covers. Second set is an open blues jam. 181 Great George Street, Charlottetown.
Got Blues Matinee
Got Blues Matinee every Saturday from 2:30–4:30 pm at The Factory Cookhouse. Hosted by Got Blues (Chris Roumbanis and friends Reg Ballagh & Mike Robicheau). Each week there is a special guest during the first set and the second set is an open electric blues jam. Featured guests: singer-guitarist Michael Peters (May 27). thefactorycookhouse.com, 902-370-FOOD Follow on Facebook. 189 Kent Street, Charlottetown.
Island Jazz at Baba’s
Weekly jazz shows at Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown featuring top local and regional musicians performing original music, standards, jazz, blues and pop favourites with a featured special guest artist, followed by an open jam session where anyone is welcome to join in. Takes place on Thursday nights at 8 pm. Upcoming shows include: Isaac Williams (June 1). Donations at the door for the Island Jazz program are welcome. Baba’s is a licensed bar and admission is 19+. Happy hour drink discounts and food specials are available to 9 pm. Local musicians, students and music fans are encouraged to bring an instrument and join in the second set each Thursday night. For info visit IslandJazz on Facebook or call 902-388-6042.
Lively Songs for Little People
The Music Man Mike Pendergast drop-in music shows for children. Each Tuesday at The Guild in Charlottetown and each Thursday at the Stratford Gym, Michael presents his interactive show “Lively Songs for Little People” at 10:45 am in both locations. Expect songs, dances, marches, and playful fun. A family rate is available.
Local Live Music Fridays from 6:30-8:30 pm. 98 Water St, Charlottetown. 902-569-3343
Old Time Acoustic Jams
Old Triangle Sessions
A weekly traditional music session, with host fiddler Roy Johnstone, takes place Sundays from 2–5 pm at the Old Triangle Alehouse, Charlottetown. First hour is a slow session. Players welcome.
The Schooner Sessions are Thursdays at 7 pm with players and dancers welcome to join in. 89 University Ave, Charlottetown.
PEI Musical Adventure
A PEI Musical Adventure at MacKinnon Homestead Grounds, 31228 Rte. 2, Richmond. Commencing at 7:30 pm on select Tuesdays (June 13; July 4, 25; August 15; and September 5). Featuring Lynne Provance and Cecelia Bell with a mixture of traditional and original music including Scottish songs, fiddling, bagpipes, and original songs about PEI. Info: 902-854-3513
Fridays from 6:30–8:30 pm with Ron Kelly or Bryson Guptil; Sunday breakfast buffet with Jon Williams from 11 am–2 pm; Saturday nite dances with Derek the DJ. 119 Kent St, Charlottetown. Doors open at 7 pm. 902-940-9665
Sunday Night Shenanigans
Celebrating 10 years, this event hosted by Judy MacLean at York Community Centre features new talent each week. The 2017 Sunday Night Shenanigans Kickoff will be held June 25 at 7 pm and will feature Janet McGarry and Wildwood, a 50/50 draw, prizes and lunch. Admission at the door. Route 25, York Road, York, 902-566-5545