Garth Proude on stage July 26 for Sunday Night Hootenanny
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.