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Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Art for Stars for Life

David Garcia Jimenez donates painting for Christmas card Island artist David Garcia Jimenez has don [ ... ]

Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

The Cavendish Beach Music Festival, presented by Bell has announced that 3-time CMA and 7-time ACMA Award-winner, Country music superstar Eric Church and 7-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood as the first announcement for the 2019 festival. Underwood will hit the stage on Saturday, July 6, while Church will close out Atlantic Canada’s largest
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Takin Care of Business

Music PEI re-brands New Business Growth Program 

In 2016 Music PEI launched the New Business Growth Program focused on helping artists to improve business practises and create new revenue opportunities. For 2018-19 the program is being re-branded as Takin Care of Business Program.

The program retains many of the same components and goals but the Eligibility Criteria has been expanded to
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Sirens season

Sirens season
Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19

Sirens is a women’s choral ensemble from Charlottetown, under the artistic direction of Kelsea McLean.

The ensemble begins its 2018-19 season with a concert that reflects on the fragility of our planet and the responsibility we have to one another in “a part of me and you.” This concert will be presented in collaboration with the Mi’kmaq
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The Charlottetown song

The Charlottetown song

The City of Charlottetown presented singer-songwriter, Karine Ste-Marie, a certificate of congratulations for the French version of her song “Charlottetown” hitting number one on Lci Musique, Sirius XM Franco earlier this year. Karine was back in Charlottetown recently to perform in the Cool Moon Festival, where her song”Charlottetown” was featured.

Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards

34th Annual Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards celebration took place in October in Truro, Nova Scotia, and showcasing artists and winners included some Prince Edward Islanders. Performers on stage form PEI were Kids in Bluegrass and Janet McGarry & Serge Bernard. Emcees included Shirley Smedley Jay and Serge Bernard. Award for Gospel Performance of the Year went to Janet McGarry &
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Music workshops

Music workshops
Canadian composer Christine Donkin

This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association will offer workshops for teachers and students with Canadian composer Christine Donkin. Donkin is a composer whose music is promoted by several publishers, appearing regularly within Royal Conservatory curriculum. Workshops will occur at Steel Recital Hall, UPEI Campus, Charlottetown, on November 16
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Defuser

Defuser
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

The story of the band Defuser is not a new one, as it’s not inherently different than that of the thousands of bands that start every year. But, it’s a music love story that shows the true power of music and how it brings friends together to create music, which then travels through amps, speakers, and laptops to the ears of hungry listeners worldwide.

Defuser is
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Bob’s Boots

Bob’s Boots
Bob Jensen

Bob’s Boots marks the first release of Bob Jensen’s music since his LP, First Time Since August, in 1984.

“I think this is what’s known as a slow build,” jokes Jensen, who no longer performs music and now writes poetry and also collaborates with songwriters from around the world. “I’ve had all this material kicking around for many years—studio outtakes, demos and live recordings from
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Men of the Harvest position

Men of the Harvest, a male Gospel choir, is seeking a pianist-musical director beginning in January 2019. The group have been singing for fundraising concerts across PEI for the past 5 years and have recorded two CDs.

Info: Fred Martin, 902-432-3867, 902-303-6411

Friends Floors

Friends Floors
Little Cities

Little Cities is a proper name for a band from the Canadian Maritimes. With modest stomping grounds in Charlottetown, PEI, and the gun still smoking from releasing their debut EP Friends Floors, they’ve set their sights on bringing their shiny, soaked-in-synth pop-punk collective nationwide.

The new EP speaks of friendships, tom-foolery, late nights, memories, heartbreak and finding
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Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

The Boarding House

The Murray Players November 23–25
Murray River Community Hall The Murray Players will perform the [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]