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CEILIDHS/JAMBOREES/ KITCHEN PARTIES
A family-friendly ceilidh is Friday, 10:30 a.m., at the Confederation Court Mall. Michael Pendergast is the host.
The Murray Harbour Community Center is hosting a gospel ceilidh July 21 7:30 p.m., 382 Main St., Murray Harbour, with Len Buell, Edna MacMaster, Jo-Anne Ford, Michael Buell, Marion Bruce, Leith and Evy Lou McCarron, Louis MacKay, Wayne MacLean, Mel Giddings, Kenny Chapmen, Mary Lou Maclure, Walter Ching, Marie MacIntyre and a special pastor’s group providing entertainment.
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 21 are Fiddlers’ Sons (Eddy Quinn and Jon Webster), as well as Janelle Banks. Admission is at the door, and there will be CDs, a 50/50 tickets and ceilidh T-shirts available. Check out www.courtneyhogan.com. Ceilidh at the Irish Hall July 21, 8 p.m., features The Chaisson Trio (Kevin Chaisson, Rannie MacLellan, Louise Chaisson MacKinnon) at the Irish Cultural Centre, 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. 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.
A special Lot 7 ceilidh is July 21, 7:30 p.m., at St. Marks Hall, Burton, with Ivan and Vivian Hicks. Then on July 27, the Thursday ceilidh returns with Kenny Chaisson, Darla MacPhee, Joselyn Ludgate and Callie and Ryan Getson. 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.
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.
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, Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Players are welcome.
Sunday Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean at York Community Centre, Route 25, is July 23, 7 p.m., with Lester MacPherson, Jeannie Cameron, Roy Arsenault, the Judy MacLean junior dancers and more, along with a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 6 p.m. Call 902-566-5545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A ceilidh is the Cymbria Lions Club, 2184 Church Rd., Rustico, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests July 23 are Fiddlers’ Sons with Keelin Wedge and Courtney Hogan. Admission is $12, with children 12 and under, $5. There’s a 50/50 draw and ice cream sundae sales. Call 902-9632166. A ceilidh is July 24, 7:30 p.m., at Winsloe United Church, hosted by Dino Dunsford with Friends (Ann Morais, Carol Gillan, Mary Hughes Power, Anne MacDougald), Gary Cudmore and Dr. Alf Morais. There will be a light lunch. Admission is $10 at the door, which opens at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 121 Winsloe Rd. A light lunch will be served.
A ceilidh feasturing Gary Chipman, Keelin Wedge, Kevin Chaisson, Blair Coughlin and Jordan Chowen is Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at the Stanley Bridge WI Hall, 4897 St. Mary’s Rd., Stanley Bridge. Admission is at the door or www.peiceilidhs.com. 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. Check www.rossfamily.ca or 902-8863080.
A ceilidh is at Bedeque United Church Hall, July 25, 7:30 p.m. The group Highway 2 will provide the entertainment. Admission is $6, and lunch is served.
Toe Tappin’ Tunes ‘n Tales Ceilidh is at the Britannia Hall, Tyne Valley, July 25, 7:30 p.m. Entertainers include Carl Phillips with Amber Phillips, Rebekah Brown and Shelby Dyment, as well as Dori MacLean and Ceilidh Brae with Kit Loschiuk and Priscilla Domingue. Admission is adults, $8, students, $3. There is a door prize and canteen. Proceeds are
in aid of the Bideford Parsonage Museum.
Dunes ‘n’ Tunes – A Seaside Ceilidh is Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at the Brackley Beach Community Centre, featuring Johnny Ross, Peggy Clinton, 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 26, an East Coast Kitchen Party with the Long River Players, along with 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.
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.
The outdoor summer concert series is at Peakes Quay in Charlottetown with two concerts daily.
Ten Strings and a Goat Skin is at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 21, 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Christina Martin is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 21, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
Leon Gallant and Billy MacInnis are at the Sterling Women’s Institute Hall, Stanley Bridge, Fridays and Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Kirk Summer Recital continues July 21, 7:30 p.m., with Alexandra
Smith, mezzo-piano, and Marc DesRoches, oboe, Frances McBurnie, piano, and July 26, 12:10 p.m., with Isaac Shaw and Lena Westlund, horns, Frances McBurnie, piano, at 35 Fitzroy St., Charlottetown. Admission is free. Donations toward the Kirk’s Choral Scholarships are appreciated. Nathan Wiley is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 22, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
The Elmer Iseler Singers are at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s
Church, Indian River, July 23, 3 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Mont-Carmel summer concert
series July 23, 7 p.m., at the MontCarmel Parish Centre, features Kaylee Arsenault, Jonathan Arsenault, Albert and Mona Arsenault, Louise Arsenault, Jill Chandler, Louise Arsenault, the Joe Narcisse family, Alexandra Mitchell, Lydia Arsenault, Monique Gallant, Kristen Cameron and Kendall Paugh. Check www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com or call 902-439-0126.
Songs from the Northside is Sundays at Rock Barra Artist Retreat, featuring Teresa Doyle as host and Patrick Bunston as the special guest July 23, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at the door. The retreat is located off Route 16, 10 minutes north of Souris.
Watermark Theatre presents the 2017 Classic Music Reignited Series featuring Island musical artists interpreting Canadian composers. On July 23, 7:30 p.m., enjoy the music of k.d. lang, Alanis Morissette and Feist, performed by Kelley Mooney, Katie McGarry and Marlee and Morgan Saulnier. For tickets, call 902-963-3963.
Master pianist Alan Fraser is performing July 23, 7:30 p.m., at St. Paul’s Church, Grafton at Church Street, Charlottetown. Fraser and guests will play Haydn, Schumann,
Satie, Messaien, Glinka and finish with a Mozart four-hand sonata. At the door, admission is $15, adults, $10 seniors, $8, students and $5, children. Check out www.stpaulschurch.ca or 902628-6778.
The Docherty Family returns to Saint Andrews Chapel, Route 2 just past Mount Stewart, for a concert, July 23, 8 p.m. Enjoy the music of George, Kendall, Jason and Timothy Docherty, as well as Brian Knox. There will be a lunch and 50/50 draw in support of the Friends of Saint Andrews. Admission is at the door.
Thom Swift is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 23, 8 p.m., for the 20th anniversary show. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
A bluegrass and acoustic music concert, featuring The Island Girls with Alice Gallant, Sadie Perry, Donna Lee Perry, Louise Perry and Bernie DesRoches, is July 24, 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 a 50/50 draw, door prize and a jam after the concert.
Martha Wainwright is in concert at the Victoria Playhouse July 24, 8 p.m. Contact the theatre box office.
Country Legends “Men of the Century” show is July 25, 7:30 p.m., at the North Rustico Lions Club. This event is a major fundraiser for the Lions. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10.
Lydia Persaud and Jill Chandler are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 25, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
The summer organ recital series continues with soprano Robyn Perry accompanied by organist Leo Marchildon, July 25, 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Simon and St. Jude, Tignish, and July 26, 1 p.m., at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown. Admission is by free-will offering.
“A P.E.I. Musical Adventure” is at the MacKinnon Homestead at 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, July 25, Aug. 15, and Sept. 5, featuring Lynne Provance and Cecelia Bell with a mixture of traditional and original music including songs, fiddling, bagpipes and songs about P.E.I.
Louise Arsenault and Helene Arsenault will be joined by Louise’s son, Johnny Arsenault, for an evening of traditional Acadian music July 26 at the Argyle Shore Community Centre. Hosted by Argyle Shore WI, show time is 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets are $20 and available by calling 902-675-3221 or cawlar@ bellaliant.net and $25 at the door (cash only).
Wyatt Heritage Properties/Culture Summerside’s 2017 Concerts in the Garden continues July 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at 205 Prince St., with Patina (Kevin MacPherson, Marc Robichaud, Bob Picard, Bob (Pizza) Maclean). Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Admission is by donation. Ice cream made daily on the premises is offered with Island fruit toppings.
The Redhill Valleys and Mattie Leon are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 26, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
Close to the Ground concert series continues Thursdays, 8 p.m., at the Kaylee Hall in Pooles Corner, hosted by Fiddlers’s Sons and Keelin Wedge. The guests July 27 are Kelley Mooney and storyteller Denny King. Admission is at the door.