Series welcomes Mooney, King
Close to the Ground Concert in Poole’s Corner
The Close to the Ground Concert series with hosts Fiddlers’ Sons and Keelin Wedge continues tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kaylee Hall in Poole’s Corner.
This week there will be guest performances by musician Kelley Mooney and storyteller Denny King.
Mooney, an award-winning singer-songwriter, is one of the Island’s busiest performers. She makes many solo appearances at concerts and ceilidhs. She is also part of groups like Watertown and Lady Soul.
Her spiritual lyrical adaptation of Leonard Cohen’s song “Hallelujah” has been viewed over eight million times on line.
Her two albums, “Tomorrow” and “Still”, have garnered multiple Music P.E.I. and ECMA nominations and awards.
King inherited his family’s storytelling gene.
His father, Lionel, along with his uncles, Jack and Donald, were legendary storytellers from eastern P.E.I.
King, who is one of the performers in the Four Tellers, owns and operates a communications consulting firm in Charlottetown and serves as the play-by-play broadcaster for the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers hockey team. He recently wrote and released his first book of short stories, “The Day They Shot Raveen” and will have copies available for sale to night.
The air-conditioned Kaylee Hall is located at the intersection of Route 3 and 4 near Montague.
There will be a canteen service, 50/50 draw. Admission is cash at the door.
Kelly Mooney and Denny King are the special guests at todnight’s edition of the Egg Farmers Of Prince Edward Island Close to the Ground Concert series at the Kaylee Hall in Pooles Corner.