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Ceilidhs are Fridays at St. Peters Circle Club, St. Peters, 7:30-11 p.m., with local entertainment. Admission is $4.
Courtney Hogan’s ceilidh is Fridays, 7:30 p.m., at the Emerald Boxcar Pub & Grill Community Centre. Guests July 7 are Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher. Admission is at the door and there will be CDs, a 50/50 tickets and new ceilidh T-shirts available. Check out www.courtneyhogan.com.
Murray Harbour Community Centre ceilidh is July 7, 7:30 p.m., at 1382 Main St., Murray Harbour. Lineup includes the Murray Harbour Six, Jo-Anne Ford and Michael Buell, The MacDonald Sisters – Marie and Doris, Len Buell and Edna MacMaster, Dorothy Hayter and Jeanie Nicholson, Irving Hayter, Michael O’Connor, Louis MacKay, Wayne MacLean, George Johnston, Mel Giddings, Kenny Chapmen, Nicolas Matheson, along with Amy Swenson will provide entertainment.
Ceilidh at the Irish Hall July 7, 8 p.m., features Fiddlers’ Sons, consisting of Eddy Quinn, Keelin Wedge, and John B. Webster. There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch at intermission. The ceilidh is in the air-conditioned Irish Cultural Centre, 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. Call 902-566-3273.
A ceilidh at the Kaylee Hall is Fridays, 8-11 p.m. Admission is $5. Music is by Jim Madsen, Donnie MacDonald, Jim Galpin and Elinor MacAulay, hosted by Charles Fraser and family.
Summerside Legion kitchen party is at the Legion on Notre Dame Street, Saturdays, 3-6 p.m.
A ceilidh is July 8, 7:30 p.m. at the New London Women’s Institute Hall. Entertainers include Trudy Corbett- Hughes, Mary Cousins, Gertie Campbell, Doreen Bowman, Norma Wall and Jack Trowsdale. Hall is wheelchair-accessible. Light lunch and 50/50 are provided. Admission is $8. Proceeds go to hall upkeep.
Richard Wood, Gordon Belsher and Brad Fremlin World Class Kitchen Party is in Stanley Bridge, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Admission is at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. Ice cream and strawberries will be available.
A ceilidh is July 9, 7 p.m., at Hunter River Lions Club. The band is Road Masters with Ivor Price, Wayne Diamond, David Moore and Theo Weigers. Entertainers include Mildred Dover, Lou Doiron, and Party Mix with Brad Trivers, Betty Pound, Charles Reid, Matt MacLaine and Malcolm Lane. Event is wheelchair accessible with a lunch and a 50/50 draw. Admission is $5.
Ceilidh is July 9, 7 p.m. at the Cotton Centre in Stratford. Admission is $5. Proceeds will go to the Children Wish Foundation. A light lunch will be served. For information contact Carmen Halman at 902-676-2225 or Cliff Martin at 902-569-2732.
The Murray Harbour Community Centre ceilidh is July 7, 7:30 p.m. at 1382 Main St., Murray Harbour. Lineup includes the Murray Harbour Six, Jo-Anne Ford and Michael Buell, The MacDonald Sisters, Marie and Doris, Len Buell and Edna MacMaster, Dorothy Hayter and Jeanie Nicholson, Irving Hayter, Michael O’Connor, Louis MacKay, Wayne MacLean, George Johnston, Mel Giddings, Kenny Chapmen, Nicolas Matheson and Amy Swenson.
Saturday ceilidh is at the Belfast Rec Centre, 8-11 p.m., with a 50-50 draw and a light lunch. Call Dale Campbell at 902-659-2554.
Irish music session with Roy Johnstone and friends is at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, Sunday Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean at York Community Center, is July 9, 7 p.m., with Dino Dunsford, Lester MacPherson Marie MacIntyre, John Hume, Emmett DeCoursey, Morell Fiddlers, Judy MacLean Dancers and more, along with a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which open at 6 p.m. The centre is on Route 25 and is wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned. Call 902-5665545.
A ceilidh is the Cymbria Lions Club, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests July 9 are Tip-Er-Back. Admission is $12, with children 12 and under, $5. There will be a 50/50 draw and ice cream sundae sales. The wheelchair accessible venue is at 2184 Church Rd., Rustico. Call 902-963-2166.
Kitchen parties are at St. Margaret’s Hall, 11397 Northside Rd., Sundays, 8 p.m., with old-time dance and waltz music by Rannie MacLellan, Kevin Chaisson and Urban MacAdam. There is also an open mike segment, door prizes, a 50/50 draw and lunch. Admission is $8. Call 902-687-2546.
Gary Chipman, Keelin Wedge, Kevin Chaisson, Blair Coughlin and Jordan Chowen present a ceilidh Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at the Stanley Bridge WI Hall in Stanley Bridge. Admission is at the door or online at www.peiceilidhs.com. The hall is at 4897 St. Mary’s Rd., Stanley Bridge. Call 902-314-1865.
The Ross Family Ceilidh is Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at Clinton Hills, 123 Harding Creek Rd., with Danielle Ross, Johnny Ross, Stephanie Ross and Dorothy Ross. Snacks and buffet are available at the licensed venue. Information is at www.rossfamily.ca or 902-886-3080.
A fundraising ceilidh is July 11, 7 p.m. at York Community Centre. It’s organized by the Alpha York WI and the Music Makers house band, with members Herb MacDougall, Joe Penney, Janice Hebert and Theo Wiegers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 with proceeds raised going towards the QEH Foundation and WI projects. It includes a light lunch, with tea or coffee, a 50/50 draw and door prizes. Centre is wheelchair accessible. Entertainers are Cliff Martin, Carman Halman, Urban MacAdam, Clifford MacIntrye, Mary Mullen, Vince Savoie, Leonard Gaudet, Leo Gaudet, Leo Gallant and Norma LeClair.
Dunes ‘n’ Tunes – A Seaside Ceilidh runs Tuesdays until Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Brackley Beach Community Centre, featuring Johnny Ross, Peggy Clinton, A family-friendly ceilidh is Friday, 10:30 a.m., at the Confederation Court Mall. Michael Pendergast will be the host. The Salt and Light Moore Family Band is one of the U.S. headliners at this weekend’s 32nd annual P.E.I. Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival in Rollo Bay. Based in North Carolina, the band consists of Parker, banjo, left, Daniel, fiddle, Morgan, guitar, Kyndal, mandolin, Garrett, bass, and Norah, fiddle.
Jordan LeClair, Allison Giggey, Megan Pollard and Rachel Duncan. Admission is at the door. Call 902-659-2137.
A ceilidh is at the Kings Playhouse, Georgetown, Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Dance to local musicians playing old-time classics. Call 902652-2053.
Ceilidh in the City is Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at the Jack Blanchard Family Centre, 7 Pond St., Charlottetown, featuring on July 12 Tunes & Tales Two Fellers Story Tellers Alan Buchanan and Dennis King, as well as hosts Kendall Docherty, Peter Burke, Brian Knox and Heartz Godkin. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Canteen services are available. A 50/50 draw supports the Canadian Mental Health Suicide Awareness and Prevention.
A ceilidh is at the Malpeque WI Hall, Route 20, Malpeque, Wednesdays to Aug. 30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan host it with Andy Doucette, Shane Pendergast and Veronica Murray. Island strawberries and ice cream are available at intermission. Admission is charged. Contact 902836-4310 or peiceilidh.ca.
A ceilidh, sponsored by the Silver Threads Seniors Club, is at the club, 78 Main St., Souris, Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m., featuring local music. Admission is $5 with funds for club projects.
An informal, acoustic traditional music session is Thursdays, 7-9 p.m., at the Old Triangle, Charlottetown. Players and dancers are welcome.
Lot 7 ceilidhs are Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., at St. Marks Hall, Burton. On July 13, enjoy the Helping Hands Band with Corey Gallant and friends. An Irish lunch is served at intermission. There is a door prize, a 50/50 draw and a gift for the person who travelled the farthest.
A ceilidh is at the Stanley Bridge WI Hall, Route 6 and 224, Stanley Bridge, Thursdays, to Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Hosted by Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan with Andy Doucette, Shane Pendergast and Veronica Murray. Island strawberries and ice cream are available at intermission. Admission is charged. Contact 902-836-4310 or peiceilidh.ca.
featuring Acadian, traditional, folk, Maritime and contemporary music. Check out www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com or call 902-439-0126.
The Indian River Festival Chorus and Atlantic String Machine are in concert at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 9, 3 p.m. For tickets, contact the festival box office.
Jon McKiel and Josh Carter are at the Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 9, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626.
A bluegrass and acoustic music concert, featuring Roy MacCaull and Friends is July 10, 7-9 p.m., at the Summerside Legion. Open mike performers, 7-7:30 p.m., have free admission. Admission for everyone else is $5. There is also a 50/50 draw and door prize. Bring a friend and acoustic instruments for a jam after the concert.
Vishten is at Victoria Playhouse, Victoria, July 10, 8 p.m. For information, contact the theatre box office.
Damhnait Doyle is at the Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 10, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside. ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626.
College of Piping mini concerts are in Summerside, and run Monday to Friday. More information is at http://collegeofpiping.com or 902-436-5377.
Kirk Summer Recital is July 12, 12:10 p.m., featuring Lindsay Gillis, soprano, and Frances MacBurnie, piano, at 35 Fitzroy Street, Charlottetown. Admission is free. Donations toward the Kirk’s Choral Scholarships are appreciated.
Mary Smith and Touch of Country will present some classic country tunes at the Milton Community Hall (7 New Glasgow Road, North Milton), on July 12, 7:30 p.m.
MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Concerts at 31228 Rte. 2 Richmond will run on select Tuesdays, including July 11 at 7:30 p.m., featuring Scottish music and songs with the Bells. Call 902854-3513. Micah Barnes from The Nylons is at the Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 11, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
Wyatt Heritage Properties/Culture Summerside’s 2017 Concerts in the Garden continues July 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the garden at 205 Prince St., with Kevin Arthur and The JackTar Band. Bring along a blanket or lawn chair. Admission is by donation. During the intermission, ice cream made daily on the premises is offered with Island fruit toppings.
David Francey is at the Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 12-13, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside. ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626. “The Legends of Country Music” is at Harmony House Theatre, Hunter River on Saturday nights, starting July 8 and running until Aug 26. It features Nudie (Matt Putnam) and his band Christopher Martel, upright bass and Bobby McIsaac, guitar. For information, contact the theatre box office. Fortunate Ones are in concert at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 7, 7:30 p.m. For tickets, contact the festival box office.
Leon Gallant and Billy MacInnis are at the Sterling Women’s Institute Hall, Stanley Bridge, Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Gordie Sampson is at the Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 7-8, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www. trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
A Tribute to Lady Singers of Our Century is July 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Stanley Bridge Centre, the former Stanley Bridge United Church. Hosts Judy McGregor and Joan Reeves will be joined by Jolee Patkai, Keila Glydon, and Colleen MacPhee who will perform covers by Loretta Lynn, EmmyLou Harris, Patsy Cline, Linda Rondstad, Rita MacNeil, Tanya Tucker and the MacGuire Sisters. House band is Larry Campbell, Heartz Godkin, Brian Knox and Judy Lowe. Tickets are $12 at the door, which opens at 6:30 p.m.
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QCavendish Beach Music Festival continues until July 9. Check out cavendishbeachmusic.com.
Acadian Days Festival continue at Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum and Doucet House, 2188 Church Rd., Rustico, (Route 243, off Route 6) until July 30. Theresa Gallant will be available, by appointment, to help with the genealogy of Acadian families of Rustico. At 10 a.m. daily, there will be a scavenger hunt. From 2-4 p.m. daily, hot apple cider and cookies will be served at the Doucet House. For information call 902-963-3168, send an email to farmers@pei. aibn.com, or go to www.farmersbank.ca.
The 32nd annual P.E.I. Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival is July 7-9 on the festival field in Rollo Bay. Check out http:// peibluegrass.tripod.com/annualfestival-new-info.html or call 902569-4501 or 902-566-2641.
A dance is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Charlottetown, July 8, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Music and Friends with Lester MacPherson. There is a free lunch and a 50/50 draw.
Rustico Bay seniors dance is July 8, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Country Steel. Admission is $10 and includes a light lunch and 50/50.
Wednesday dances at Hillsborough Park Community Centre are under new management. The next one is July 12, 8-11:30 p.m. Music by Joe Hynes and Friends with free lunch and 50/50.
Pig and Whistle Dance, hosted by the Gary Chipman Band, is every Thursday at the New London Community Complex starting July 13 from 8-11 p.m. Music will be 50’s and 60’s rock’n’ and roll and old time fiddle square set. Dino Dunsford will be special guest. Admission is at the door. For information, call 902-314-1865 or go to
Bubbles & Bells plays Wednesdays, 10 a.m., beginning July 12 and running until Aug. 9 at The Guild in Charlottetown. This interactive show for babies and toddlers is full of music, movement, and tons and tons of bubbles.
A variety show/auction benefit is July 8, 8 p.m. at the Wellington Royal Canadian Legion. Entertainers include Michael Pendergast, Shane Pendergast, Andy Doucette, Jeannita Bernard, Nick Arsenault and Elaine Arsenault. Acadian dishes such as râpure, fricot, meat pie, French buns and fudge will be on sale, as well as a 50/50 draw
FOOD AND MUSIC
Feast Dinner Theatres presents “Shucked” at Summerside’s Brothers 2 and at Rodd Charlottetown, and run Tuesdays to Saturdays for the summer. For tickets, call 902-629-2321 (Charlottetown) or 902-436-7674 (Summerside) or visit www.feastdinnertheatres.com. Hillsborough River Gospel Brunches are Sundays at the Trailside Music Cafe’ & Inn in Mount Stewart. Two groups - The Grace Notes (Bridgette Blanchard, Nick Doneff, Mark Geddes) and Brunch Prophets (Cam MacDuffee, Karen Graves) – will perform on different Sundays. For complete information, go to www.trailside.ca or call 902-394-3626
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