The Sounds of the Island

Louise Arsenault, Helene Bergeron and Caroline Bernard

Thursday, August 11 – Ladies First

Kicking off Sounds of the Island is the talented trio of Louise Arsenault, Hélène Bergeron and Caroline Bernard from PEI’s Evangeline Region with songs, fiddling and dancing! Followed up with the folk music of the Treble With Girls.

The Ross Family

Friday, August 12 – Friday Night Ho Down

With a blend of Acadian and Scottish influences, the Ross Family features Stephanie, Danielle and Johnny. The Ross siblings grew up playing traditional tunes and step-dancing. They will be followed up by Peggy Clinton and Johnny Ross.

Kendall Docherty Family Band

Saturday, August 13 – All in the Family

“All in the Family” will kick off the night with the country sounds of Frank Whitty and Bobby MacGillivray. They will be followed up by Kendall along with his father George and brothers Jason and Timothy.

Dunromin Bluegrass Band

Sunday, August 14 – Songs and Stories

The Dunromin Bluegrass Band will kick off the night with storyteller Denny King and the beautiful voice of Kelley Mooney following up for what promises to be a great evening of entertainment.

The Dunsford Boys

Monday, August 15 – Monday Funday

The Dunsford Boys – Wayne, Terry and Claire serve up their popular mix of music to start the night. Our next treat will be the musical talents of Eddy Quinn, John B. Webster and Courtney Hogan-Chandler along with dancers Shelby and Allana Dalziel.

Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher

Tuesday, August 16 – World Class Kitchen Party

International fiddling sensation Richard Wood along with Gordon Belsher will start the night off with step dancer Janelle Banks. Next up will be popular Island singer songwriter Kim Albert and Friends.

Janet McGarry and Wildwood

Thursday, August 18 – Island Pride

Janet MacGarry and her band Wildwood will showcase their bluegrass sound in the first half of the show. Next up is Joey Kitson, one of Atlantic Canada’s favourite singers who is equally at home singing Celtic ballads, soulful rhythm and blues, big band jazz or mannered musical theatre.

Eddie Quinn

Friday, August 19 – Country Gentlemen

Eddy Quinn, John B. Webster and Allison Giggey with dancers Shelby and Allanna Dalziel. You will then be treated to the Island’s Country Gentleman Lester MacPherson and Mr. Jim Williams.

Julia Dunn

Saturday, August 20 – Homestretch Ceilidh

Julia Dunn, Matthew Reid and Carl Curley along with dancers Danielle and Isabelle Saunders will kick off the Homestretch Ceilidh on Saturday Night. To wind up the week of entertainment will be Dino Dunsford and Friends.

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