On a high note

Janet McGarry and Wild­wood and Dun­romin team up for con­cert Satur­day at Lin­klet­ter Com­mu­nity Cen­tre

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

A con­cert fea­tur­ing Janet McGarry and Wild­wood and Dun­romin will be held Satur­day, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. at Lin­klet­ter Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

The cen­tre is lo­cated at 1670 Route 11 (Lin­klet­ter Road), west of Sum­mer­side and is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. Ad­mis­sion is $10 and the doors open at p.m.

McGarry is an im­por­tant part of east­ern Canada's vi­brant blue­grass mu­sic scene. She is a five­time fe­male vo­cal­ist of the year, earn­ing her a masters in the cat­e­gory at the East­ern Cana­dian Blue­grass Mu­sic Awards. She is also a proud Daugh­ter of Blue­grass, a group of in­ter­na­tional lead­ing women in blue­grass. Her lat­est CD re­lease, “Be­neath a Painted Sky”, was re­leased in July 2014.

Ap­pear­ing with her hus­band, Serge Bernard and Wild­wood band-mates Gail Mullen, Denise MacLeod and Dy­lan Fer­gu­son, they bring a spe­cial blend of tra­di­tional blue­grass mu­sic to their au­di­ences.

The P.E.I. blue­grass band, Dun­romin, be­gan as a duo of friends, Vans Bryant and Harold Noye, in 2002.

With Noye on man­dolin and lead vo­cals and Bryant on gui­tar and har­mony vo­cals, they spe­cial­ized in brother, songs such as those done by Jim and Jesse and the Lou­vin Brothers. Later, Marnie Noye joined them on bass and, more re­cently, John Camp­bell added fid­dle and vo­cals.

Dun­romin has recorded two CDs, “Mak­ing Plans” (2002) and “Mem­o­ries” (2015).


Two Is­land blue­grass bands, Janet McGarry & Wild­wood, above, and Dun­romin, are look­ing for­ward to pre­sent­ing a blue­grass and old time mu­sic con­cert at the the Lin­klet­ter Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Sun­day, Jan. 31.

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