Category Archives: Music

Elvis Returns to the Harbourfront

THANE DUNN WITH SPECIAL GUEST BILL BAIZE OF THE STAMPS QUARTET

40 years ago the world lost the King of Rock and Roll. On August 24, come and celebrate the life, the music and the man who is still loved by millions to this day with the best in the business…

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Don’t miss International World Champion Thane Dunn with extra special guest, direct from Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Bill Baize of the Legendary Stamps Quartet who performed with Elvis from 1971-76. It’s like stepping out of a time machine and into the coolest decade ever with new songs, new suits and more of the world class magic that you’ve come to expect from Thane Dunn and the Cadillac Kings. Get your VIP pre-show meet and greet tickets while they last.

Elvis is at the Harbourfront Theatre on Thursday, August 24th at 7 PM.

Ellis Family Meets the Fiddler’s Sons

Harbourfront Theatre is pleased to offer a double bill of entertainment with two of the Island’s most beloved musical groups: The Ellis Family Band and Fiddlers’ Sons.

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Comprised of brothers Rick, Brian, Steve, and Dave Ellis, and Greg MacDonald, The Ellis Family Band has been a household name in PEI since the 1970s, producing such hits as Summer Nights, Why Am I Still Crying, their #1 hit Thank You For Being My Friend, and arguably their most popular song, Mother of Mine.

Fiddlers’ Sons features Eddy Quinn on lead vocals, John B. Webster on guitar, fiddler Courtney Hogan-Chandler, and Keelin Wedge on fiddle, vocals, guitar, and bass. Since 1997, the group has released several recordings, including the popular All the Way to Cardigan, and won numerous PEI Music Awards for their signature Celtic and roots traditional sound.

The Ellis Family and Fiddler’s Sons are at the Harbourfront Theatre on Wednesday, August 16th at 8 PM.

Moxam Makes Music at the Victoria Playhouse

Tim Moxam with
Special Guests Nick Doneff and Liz Stringer
MONDAY, August 14th at 7:30pm

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Named one of CBC Musics Hidden Gems for 2016, Moxam’s sound has been likened to Neil Young, Cat Stevens, and David Gray. In a special evening of music at Victoria Playhouse, he is joined by Australia’s Liz Stringer and Charlottetown favourite Nick Doneff.

Channeling Patsy Cline

In this unforgettable tribute to the legendary Patsy Cline, Canadian country music star Lisa Brokop will take the audience on a journey back to the hey-day of country music, performing some of Cline’s most memorable songs including Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, She’s Got You, Sweet Dreams, and Crazy.

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A number of Brokop’s own career hits will also be featured, including Give Me a Ring Sometime, Take That, How Do I Let Go, and her top-10 smash hit Better Off Broken.

Lisa Brokop is at the Harbourfront Theatre Friday, August 11th, at 7:30 PM.

Reignited at the Watermark

Curated by Rob Oakie, Classic Music Reignited features Island musical artists interpreting classic composers. To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial the 2017 series will consist of all Canadian composers.

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July 23rd Canadian Composers – Female
The Music of k.d. lang, Alanis Morissette, Feist
Performed by: Kelley Mooney, Katie McGarry, Marlee & Morgan Saulnier
August 6th Canadian Composers – Bands
The Music of Barenaked Ladies, The Band, April Wine
Performed by: Dylan Menzie, Nick Doneff, Ben Aitken
August 20th Canadian Composers – Male
The Music of Kim Mitchell, Gino Vanelli, Stan Rogers
Performed by: Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher, Tim MacPherson, Logan Richard
All performances are at 7:30 PM at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico.