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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.

It’s a Dog’s World

VaughnCo Entertainment is very proud to announce this special family show! Quality entertainment for all ages is something we take great pride in, and this event, we know will embrace dog lovers all across Atlantic Canada, both children and children at heart.

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In 2012 on the seventh season, the audience of ‘America’s Got Talent’ would meet a family like no other. A father, a son and a story that touched the heart of everyone; the bond between man and his best friend, or in this case, friends.

The Olate Dogs and Olate family were the winning participants from Season 7 of America’s Got Talent, receiving the $1,000,000 and headlining The Palazzo in Vegas that year. The 22 Olate Dogs create a high-energy, fast-paced theatrical act filled with amazing “doggie-friendly” pet tricks. The stunts, furiously wagging tales and joyful leaps into their owners’ arms will delight young and old.

The Olate Dogs are at the Harbourfront Theatre on Tuesday, August 15th, at 7:30 PM.

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.

Top Hats and Tales

The Four Tellers are back with their new show, Top Hats and Tales. All new stories and even bigger laughs! David Weale, Alan Buchanan, Dennis King and Gary Evans gather around the kitchen table on the Harbourfront Theatre stage for two evenings of off the cuff storytelling, covering four distinct areas of the Island and talking politics, religion, liquor and language.

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Throw in a few local impressions and some live tunes and you’re in for a rollicking Saturday night PEI kitchen party!

The Four Tellers are at the Harbourfront Theatre on July 22 air 7:30 PM.

Searching for Abegweit

Hailed as a runaway theatrical hit with a solid track record of 120 full house performances, SEARCHING FOR ABEGWEIT: The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant is a musical love letter to Prince Edward Island that stars the artist himself and presents his folk, roots and rock music, alongside comedic stories, Island legends, and poignant tales in a multimedia format that utilizes film, and hundreds of paintings from well-known PEI visual artist and sibling, Karen Gallant. Sharing the stage with Gallant are nephews Jonathan Gallant on vocals and percussion and Jeremy on piano, fiddler Sean Kemp, and popular Acadian singer and multi-instrumentalist Patricia Richard.

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Much of the Island themed music in the show was gathered from the span of Lennie Gallant’s extensive career, along with a number of compositions written specifically for the show. The accompanying album, Searching for Abegweit, contains all of the musical numbers from the live production, and has recently been nominated for a 2017 East Coast Music Award for Folk Recording of the Year.

A native of the Acadian village of Rustico, PEI, Gallant has recorded eleven albums [9 in English and 2 in French] which have won him a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOs, the East Coast Music Awards, and Les Prix Eloizes. He was honoured with a 2015 Canadian Folk Music Award for his recording Live Acoustic at The Carleton, and has most recently been nominated for the 2017 ECMA’s Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year.

He was awarded the Order Of Canada for his contribution to Canadian culture, and has shared the stage with symphony orchestras and artists such as Jimmy Buffett, Patti Griffin, Chris Isaak, and Lucinda Williams.

Searching for Abegweit is at the Harbourfront Theatre.

Performance Schedule (all showtimes 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, July 11
Wednesday, July 12
Tuesday, July 25
Wednesday, July 26
Tuesday, August 8
Wednesday, August 9
Tuesday, August 22
Wednesday, August 23

Spring Fever On Tap

Spring Fever 2017 is showcasing the talents of the Somerset Dance Studio under the direction of Marlys Maclaren featuring dancers ages 2 and up featuring Creative Movement, Reels, Jigs, Strathspeys and special guest appearances by Marlys and Her Irish Group and Sony award winner, singer-songwriter Tara MacLean featuring a preview of her summer show at the Guild, Atlantic Blue .

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Come join us for an afternoon of toe tapping music of song and dance ! Spring Fever is at the Harbourfront Theatre on Sunday, June 25th at 2 PM.