Garth Proude on stage July 26 for Sun­day Night Hoo­te­nanny

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

The Sun­day Night Hoo­te­nanny wel­comes bass gui­tarist Garth Proude to the band for Sun­day, July 26, at Brack­ley Beach Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

Proude is a well-known mu­si­cian, hav­ing started his ca­reer on the “Sin­ga­long Ju­bilee” tele­vi­sion se­ries and as the orig­i­nal bass player for Anne Mur­ray.

He has played all over North Amer­ica and with a va­ri­ety of dif­fer­ent mu­si­cians and bands and is happy to be set­tling back in his home province of P.E.I. in the up­com­ing months.

Gary Chip­man, host of the event is an ac­com­plished mu­si­cian in his own right, hav­ing toured with Stompin’ Tom Con­nors and Anna McGoldrick and We sure will have a lot of fun with this crew and I can as­sure the au­di­ence plenty of laughs. per­form­ing with Lu­cille Starr, John Allan Cameron and Freddy fen­der to name a few.

“I’m re­ally pleased to be able to welcome my old friend, Garth Proude, to share the stage with us on Sun­day,” says Chip­man “He’s an ex­cep­tional bass player and a great guy all around. We sure will have a lot of fun with this crew and I can as­sure the au­di­ence plenty of laughs.”

This Sun­day Night Hoo­te­nanny show fea­tures the sig­na­ture Don Messer/down east style of fid­dling by Gary Chip­man, and mu­sic that makes au­di­ence mem­bers want to dance in their seat.

Mu­sic will be from all dif­fer­ent gen­res of mu­sic rang­ing from Stompin’ Tom to Jerry Lee Lewis and also high­lights the ex­cep­tional step danc­ing by Jor­dan Chowen.

There will be also a few sur­prises in store.

Chip­man and Proude will be joined by fel­low mu­si­cians Billy Roy Mur­naghan, Niall MacKay and Doug MacEwen.

Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p,m. Ad­mis­sion is at the door.

There is also a 50/50 draw in sup­port of cys­tic fi­bro­sis and a can­teen ser­vice. The venue is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble and air con­di­tioned. More in­for­ma­tion is at 902-314-1865.

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