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Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:  Cooking for 1 or 2 class will be held April 30 [ ... ]

PEI Literacy Alliance 28th Annual PGI Go...

Every year Island owned businesses come together for a day of golf in support of the PEI Literacy Al [ ... ]

Acoustic Jam Sessions

Every Wednesday

Acoustic Jam Sessions take place Wednesdays at Murphy’s Community Centre, Charlottetown, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm in Room 109, downstairs. Info: Carolyn Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 902-940-9565

Acoustic Music Jam

Every Sunday

Sunday acoustic music jams, organized by the Acadian Musical Village and the Evangeline Bluegrass Festival, take place for the 17th season at the Acadian Musical Village in Abram-Village every Sunday to May 6 from 2 to 8:30 pm. Supper will be served at 5 pm for purchase. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Info: 902-854-2324 or 902-854-3300

Blues Jam with Whiskey Business

Last Saturday of each month

Blues jam with Whiskey Business at Baba's Lounge from 5:30–8:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month (April 28, May 26, June 30). First set features rockin' blues originals and covers. Second set is an open blues jam. 181 Great George Street, Charlottetown. facebook.com/whiskeybusinessp 

Dunromin Jamboree

Last Sunday of each month

Dunromin bluegrass band hosts a monthly jamboree in partnership with the Linkletter Community Centre. Jams are now held on the last Sunday of every month from 2:30–4:30 pm beginning April 29. The format is always the same—a set with Dunromin, a short break for refreshments and chatting and an open mic time with the skilled musicians in the Dunromin Band providing back-up. This open mic experience is an opportunity for singers, instrumentalists, dancers, storytellers, etc, to entertain and it ensures an interesting and unique concert for the listening audience. Wheelchair accessible venue. Linkletter Centre is at 1670 Rte 11, Linkletter. Wheelchair accessible venue. Info: Marnie Noye, 902-436-8833

Got Blues Matinee

Every Saturday

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. Guest list: April 28 with singer Theresa Malenfant and guitarist/singer Scott Medford from NB; May 5 with Joe MacMillan; May 12 with Kelley Mooney and Brian Langille; May 19 with Annette Drapeau and Todd MacLean; May 25 with Dan Doiron. Follow on Facebook or visit thefactorycookhouse.com for more details. 189 Kent St, Charlottetown.

Island Jazz at Baba’s Lounge

Every Thursday

Island Jazz presents shows every Thursday at Baba’s Lounge in Charlotteotown from 8 to 10:20 pm. Top local musicians perform original music, standards, jazz and pop favourites with a featured guest, followed by an open jam session. 

Live in the Nest

Every Friday

Nadine Pineau PothierEagle Nest Artists’ Landing, in the heart of North Rustico, welcomes Islanders and visitors alike to experience an authentic down–home good time. It’s like a house party without the prep work or the clean up. The venue is host to music lessons, community fundraisers, gatherings, live music events, ceilidhs and more. Buskers are always welcome when no other scheduled events are in play. Live in the Nest has a new guest each Friday from 9–11 pm followed by open mic from 11 pm–1 am. Featuring: Julia Dunn (April 27). Book with Michelle, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-330-6533. The Eagle Nest is located at 7208 Rustico Road. Info: 902-388-6532, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lively Songs for Little People

Every Tuesday (Charlottetown)
Every Thursday (Stratford)

The Musicman’s casual drop-in shows continue to the end of May 2018. At a small family-friendly rate, the weekly presentations include movement, song, dance, and humour. Each Tuesday the gathering point is a new location this year, the upstairs Food Court in the Confederation Mall downtown Charlottetown. Showtime is 10:45–11:20 am. On Thursdays families come to the Stratford Gym from 10:45 am–11:20 am. The show is called Lively Songs for Little People and has been an ongoing opportunity for young children’s and family’s initial social interactions. All are welcome.

Old Triangle Sessions

Every Sunday (Trad music session)
Every Thursday (Schooner session)

Roy Johnstone & friendsA 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. 

Sunday Series: Tunes on Tap! at Copper Bottom Brewing

Every Sunday

A free weekly event held every Sunday from 3–5 pm at Copper Bottom Brewing, 567 Main Street, Montague. Hosted by Ward MacDonald, Tunes on Tap hopes to bring traditional Celtic music to Kings County on a regular basis and will feature new artists from across PEI, Atlantic Canada, and beyond. Between the fiddles, piano, pipes, and guitar, your toes will be tapping. Upcoming: Cynthia MacLeod & Friends (April 29); Cian O'Morain, Mary MacGillivray and Colin Jeffrey (May 6); Kenny Chaisson, Thomas Harrington and Ward MacDonald (May 13); Thomas Harrington, Nick VanOuwerkerk, Taylor Johnson and Ward MacDonald (May 20); Rannie MacLellan, Ward MacDonald and Kevin Chaisson (May 27). 902-361-2337

The Shed

Every Tuesday

Listen to classic country and rock or bring an instrument to play and share your talent. All skill levels welcome. The Shed Players are always looking for more musicians to share a song or two. Join them Tuesday evenings from 7–9 pm at Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre, 13 Redwood Avenue, Slemon Park. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-888-7192 

Trinity Winter Concert-Ceilidh Series

May 6, May 20 & June 3

The fifth Trinity United Concert Series will be held May 6 at 2 pm at Trinity United Church, 90 Spring Street in Summerside and will feature Michael Pendergast and friends. Upcoming guests include Phase II on May 20 and Charlie Love and the Silky Smooth Band on June 3, all at 2 pm. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the church office at 902-436 3155. 

Weekend Warmup at Copper Bottom Brewing

Every Friday

Copper Bottom Brewing's Weekend Warmup features local musicians every Friday from 7–10 pm. Each week a different artist will perform a three hour set featuring a wide range of covers from The Beatles to John Prine and everything in between. Upcoming lineup: Andrew G. MacDonald (April 27); Bridgette Blanchard (May 4); Andrew G. MacDonald (May 11); Nick Doneff (May 18); TBA (May 25). 567 Main St, Montague. 902-361-2337

For more ongoing music, visit our Ceilidhs, etc. page or our online Events Calendar.

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Here’s to 40 at The Guild

May 26 & June 6
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The Short and Long of It

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Lean on Pete

May 25–29
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, violence
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