An exceptional Island experience! The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls celebrates its 10th Anniversary from June 10-24, 2018! With more than 50 events showcasing music, dance and storytelling in small rural communities Island-wide, the Festival presents world-class entertainment with Island hospitality. Join us for concerts, workshops, children’s shows, and jam sessions for two weeks in June. For more info, visit www.smallhalls.com or call 902-892-2308.
Rising stars hit centre stage as the top prize winners of the PEI Provincial Music Festival join Debut Atlantic’s Award for Musical Excellence recipient, proving that the future of great music is in good hands!
Niki Jabbour, a well-known gardening author, will be speaking on how to extend the harvest into late fall and winter using season extenders like cold frames and mini hoop tunnels. She will also talk about the best crops to grow for the cold season. There will be a limited number of Niki’s book available for purchase for $25 (cash only). There will also be a book signing opportunity… purchase a book on site or bring one from home!
‘Sea the Coast, PEI’s Premiere Paddle Festival’ is an exciting paddle experience for kayakers, canoeists and stand up paddle boarders. Three fun-filled days of workshops, long and short coastal and river paddles, entertainment, PEI cuisine and music.
Join three-time Juno nominee, arranger, painterm actress, poet, and classically trained musician, Sarah Slean and the popular ECMA-nominated Island ensemble, the Atlantic String Machine, for an incredible night of music where classical meets contemporary!
Enter the mythical world with haunting music that explores ancient texts, folklore and legends. PEI’s own women’s choral ensemble Sirens is back at St. Mary’s before travelling to Newfoundland for Podium, Canada’s choral conference and festival. The concert includes a special preview performance of their newly commissioned work from Canadian choral composer Jeff Enns!
Join ECMA winning Island singer/songwriter and multi Music PEI award wins, Meaghan Blanchard, for an evening of song, stories and her forth album launch called « The Great Escape ». A talented musician and sideman for some of the Island’s favorite artists, Nick Doneff is a past recipient of the « Musician of the Year » award from Music PEI and released a self titled album.
CYMBRIA LIONS 2018 Ceilidh Schedule
The exceptional talents of critically-acclaimed teen music prodigy, EMISUNSHINE has captured the nation’s attention. The singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist has been hailed by outlets such as No Depression, Billboard and Rolling Stone: “Sounds like the spunky, intense little sister to artists Iris DeMent, Natalie Maines, Nanci Griffith and Janis Joplin.”
EmiSunshine has already graced some of the most-prestigious stages–from the « Today Show, » to the Grand Ole Opry (over a dozen times) and most recently, “Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey” last April. Additionally, EmiSunshine stars in and performs three songs in her latest film appearance on “The King,” alongside such celebrities as Roseanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Hawke, Alec Baldwin and more. The film featured at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and premiered at Cannes Film Festival, where Emi performed.
A well-crafted storyteller, Emi’s music has been described as an “old-timey, » unique blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, and Country, with a sprinkle of Blues.
Welcome Summer time with a delicious pancake brunch including pancakes, sausages, fruits, and your choice of tea, coffee, or juice!
It is just $6 for adults, and $4 for anyone 12 and under.
Everyone is welcome!