Tag: PEI

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Check out Gordie MacKeeman’s cover of Gene MacLellan

OK, so we’re a little behind the times on this one, but we’re really loving this cover of Gene MacLellan’s “Just Want to be Loved by You” by Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys. The Boys’ new album, Dreamland, came ...
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Sarah MacDonald wraps up the Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival

The 2019 Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival was certainly one for the books. This year marked the festival’s 43rd year, however this year was my first year in attendance. One thing I noticed right away about the festival (and something I ...
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Four hot acts to catch this weekend at the Rollo ...

The Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival is upon us! From July 19 to– 21,, music lovers can flock to the beautiful rural region of Rollo Bay, just minutes outside the coastal town of Souris in eastern Prince Edward Island. To give ...
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This Frontier Needs Heroes set for 30-city summer Canadian tour

This Frontier Needs Heroes is the moniker of singer-songwriter Brad Lauretti, who in various forms and lineup changes has spent the past 10 years playing shows all over the world – logging thousands of miles in his car, touring the greatest ...
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Irish Mythen – ‘La Vie’

Irish Mythen’s brand new album was supposed to be out April 12, but you know how these things go. Albums get delayed for a myriad of reasons, and Irish’s brand new project, Little Bones, was one of the (un)lucky ones ...
New music in our mailbox!

Meg Tennant, My Father’s Son, and Alicia Toner

  Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Meg Tennant – Echoed Light Apart from getting some love from our friends over at Penguin Eggs, ...
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My life as a songwriter and beer monger

Life has been interesting to say the least. It has been almost 16 months since my husband and I opened Copper Bottom Brewing (a small microbrewery in Montague, PEI). It has been as challenging an experience as it has been a rewarding ...
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Còig kicks off a massive tour tomorrow at Vancouver’s Rogue ...

Chance’s are good you’re familiar with Còig. The Cape Breton quartet has earned an impressive list of credits for their recordings, including a Canadian Folk Music Award, a Juno Award nomination and multiple East Coast Music Awards and Music Nova ...
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Chris Antonik and Ashley Belmer take Northwood on the road

Three-time Maple Blues Award nominee Chris Antonik has announced a new acoustic tour for fall 2018 with Canadian vocalist and partner Ashley Belmer, called Northwood. After three successful albums and tours across North America and the UK, acclaimed guitarist, singer, ...
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Like speed-dating for songwriters? Canadian Songwriter Challenge kicks off ...

The Canadian Song Conference kicks off in Prince Edward Island today, and with it, the Canadian Songwriter Challenge. For the past four years, Music PEI has been partnering with other provincial music industry associations to pair Island songwriters with other ...