The Indian River Festival tickets are on sale now for the 2017 summer season. The Festival, now in it’s 22nd year includes jazz, blues, folk, roots, classical, choral, musical theatre, cabaret, Acadian, traditional, contemporary music and more! Here is the line-up:
Africville – Joe Sealy, Anastasia Rizikov, Arioso with Men of the Harvest. Barbara Lica, Black Umfolosi – Zimbabwe, Brett Polegato & Julie Nesrallah, Canadian Brass, A special Confederation Bridge 20th anniversary concert, Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir, David Myles (NS), Don Amero (MB), Don Ross & Calum Graham, Elmer Iseler Singers, Fortunate Ones (NL), Indian River Festival Chorus & Atlantic String Machine, Kronborg 1582, Matt Anderson (NB), Patricia O’Callaghan Canadian Songbook, PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls opening concert, Rolston String Quartet, Rosie & the Riveters (SK), “Souvenir” the Florence Foster Jenkins Story, Suzie Vinnick (ON) & Kim Dunn (NS), Ten Strings & A Goat Skin (PE), Tomato Tomato (NB), Port Cities (NS), War Horses (PE), Xara – The Hours Turn to Nothing, Youth Legacy Celebration.
“It is very exciting and gratifying to be offering up another season of great music at Indian River Festival. We are proud to present such variety and superb artistry in our cherished venue.“ Robert Kortgaard, Artistic Director of the Festival. “We want you to feel at home when you arrive in this magical part of beautiful PEI. Come early to enjoy a drink and conversation in our pavilion, then relax and let the wonders of a live music experience transport you. “
Tickets are on sale now online via Ticketpro or the IndianRiverfestival.com website. Individuals and companies interested in purchasing group tickets and doing pre or post concert receptions are encouraged to book now by calling Don at 902-836-4933.
“We are very excited about the list of artists coming to Historic St. Mary’s this year” said Don Quarles, Executive Director “If you haven’t yet been to the festival, this is your chance to experience fantastic artists in a venue with acoustics second to none. If you live on PEI and have never been to Indian River, or if you are planning a visit to the island, please come join us. You will be glad you did!”.
Presented by the Confederation Bridge, the Indian River Festival offers a summer long series of concerts in a magnificent heritage church set within sight of beautiful Malpeque Bay. The internationally recognized Festival, has been twice named by the Globe and Mail as one of the best summer music festivals in Canada, and presents outstanding performances from a dynamic mix of some of the biggest names in Canadian music and exciting emerging talents. Now entering its 22nd season, this summer-long festival attracts annual audiences of over 7,000 music lovers to the acoustically perfect St. Mary’s Church, idyllically set overlooking beautiful Malpeque Bay, to experience the very best in folk, blues, jazz, classical, traditional, contemporary and world music.
“Indian River Festival is a musical heartbeat of the Gentle Isle is right here on the shores of Malpeque Bay. Please come often … and bring a friend! You won’t forget your Indian River Festival experience..”
The Indian River Festival is grateful for the support of the Government of Canada, through the Department of Canadian Heritage and the support of the Province of Prince Edward Island.
For more information, contact Don Quarles at email@example.com or call 902-836-4933