The Sounds of the Island

Denny King

Thursday, August 10 – Just What the Doctor Ordered

Kicking off Sounds of the Island is “Just What the Doctor Ordered” featuring Dr. Cian OMorain, Mary MacGillivray and Sheila MacKenzie. Followed with Storyteller Denny King and Barry O’Brian

Cynthia MacLeod

Friday, August 11 – Blondes Have More Fun

Blondes Have More Fun featuring Sandra Jones and Mr. Jim Williams followed up with Fiddler Cynthia MacLeod and Jon Matthews with dancer Janelle Banks.

Saturday, August 12 – Roots Meets Rock and Roll

“Roots Meets Rock and Roll” will kick off the night with Dunromin Bluegrass Band. They will be followed by Dino Dunsford and Friends.

Joey Kitson

Sunday, August 13 – Canada 150 Ceilidh

The Grace Notes featuring Bridgette Blanchard, Nick Doneff and Mark Geddes will kick off the Canada 150 Ceilidh followed up with Joey Kitson, Annie Kitson and Marvin Birt for what promises to be a great evening of entertainment.

Monday, August 14 – Tipper Back Me Son

Tipper Back Me Son kicks off with Eddy Quinn, Courtney Hogan-Chandler and John B Webster of Fiddlers’ Sons with dancer Shelby Daiziel. Next, get the toes tapping with the Tipper Back Ceilidh Band.

Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher

Tuesday, August 15 – Boys Night Out

International fiddling sensation Richard Wood along with Gordon Belsher will start the night off with step dancer Janelle Banks. Next up will be The Dunsford Boys.

Janet McGarry and Wildwood

Thursday, August 17 – Bluegrass and Old Time Country Night

Janet MacGarry and her band Wildwood will showcase their bluegrass sound in the first half of the show. Next up is Frank Whitty and Bobby MacGillivray.

Lester MacPherson

Friday, August 18 – Country Gentlemen

Country Gentlemen starts the night off with the very talented Gary Chipman and Allan “Posty” Connolly with dancers The Saunders Sisters. You will then be treated to the Island’s Country Gentleman Lester MacPherson and Mr. Jim Williams.

Eddie Quinn

Saturday, August 19 – Homestretch Ceilidh

Eddy Quinn and John B Webster of Fiddlers’ Sons with fiddler Allison Giggey will kick off the Homestretch Ceilidh on Saturday Night. To wind up the week of entertainment will be The Music Man Michael Pendergast and son Shane Pendergast.

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