Joey Kitson joins Gary Chipman Band
Award-winning Island singer set to perform on Aug. 3 in New London
The sounds of 1950s and ’60s rock ’n’ roll music will be ringing out at the New London Community Complex on Thursday, Aug. 3, as the door open for the weekly Pig & Whistle Dance series.
The house band, The Gary Chipman Band, is looking forward to welcoming good friend and a household name on P.E.I., Joey Kitson, to join their band as a special guest vocalist for one night.
Band members include Chipman, Orrin Baird on saxophone, George MacPhee on lead guitar, Blair Coughlin on bass guitar and Bob Gagnon on drums.
Kitson has a long history of playing music on P.E.I., having fronted the well-known Celtic band Rawlins Cross that toured internationally. He has also been the front man for many other bands on Prince Edward Island.
“I got to know Joey when my son played in his band, ‘Big City’, and I thought he was an exceptional musician then and he’s only gotten better over the years,” says Chipman. “He’s an extremely versatile musician singing anything from old rock ’n’ roll to Stan Rogers”
The Pig & Whistle Dance is at New London Community Complex every Thursday in August, 8-11 p.m., at 10227 Route 6, New London.
Doors open at 7 p.m. This event supports both cystic fibrosis and the complex. All those 19 and over are welcome For information, visit www. peiceilidhs.com or call 902-3141865.
Joey Kitson joins the Gary Chipman Band on stage Thursday in New London.