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Fiddling While You Wait

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The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra*

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Join the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra and enjoy a feast of all that is best in Scottish music and entertainment! The Orchestra returns to North America in March/April 2020 bringing their unique sights and sounds of Scotland. Be gripped by the sound of massed fiddles; enchanted by emotional slow airs; captivated by moving lyrics and delighted by the Rhythmic Reels and Jigs – it’s enough to get even the hardened audience member up on their feet!

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

UPEI Wind Symphony Show Cancelled

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UPEI Wind Symphony presents Contemporary Works for Wind Band

| Homburg Theatre

The UPEI Wind Symphony presents its final recital of the 2019-2020 academic year featuring a set of outstanding Contemporary Works for Wind Band.

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Cousins Does Bravado

Rose Cousins Brings BRAVADO to the Mainstage

JUNO-Award winning singer-songwriter is LIVE @ the Centre on March 21

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Rose Cousins’ new album went live to the world last month and now she’s bringing the new baby home. The pride of Kensington, P.E.I. is presented by Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre, next Saturday, March 21 at Confederation Centre of the Arts. Visit the box office or confederationcentre.com for tickets through the Centre’s new online ticket service.

Entitled BRAVADO, Cousins’ fifth studio album came out on Outside Music in February, following the ascension of her first single, ‘The Benefits of Being Alone’ to #1 on CBC Radio’s weekly Top-20.

“I’m really excited about this record and hope that people connect with the songs and see themselves in them,” Cousins remarks, during a stop between national tour dates. “I’m incredibly grateful to make music for a living and can’t wait for our big show at home on March 21.”

The record tackles themes of modern isolation, heartache, social media fatigue, and independence, among others. “My inspiration continues to come from the human condition,” she reflects. “BRAVADO is that disparity between what we show the world and what our true experience is.”

She continues, “I struggle with that like everyone else; that desire to be seen and hide at the same time. We need to look up more often and be in the same room together.”

Audiences will have that chance as Cousins returns to red soil with a much-anticipated hometown show in the Homburg Theatre. “It means everything to play at home; the landscape of my soul is this Island,” she offers. “I walk through the world as an Islander and I really think my sense of collaboration and desire for community comes from growing up in a small and supportive place. We want to see each other succeed.”

The singer says patrons can expect lots of special guests from home and away, including her five-piece band, various local singers and artists, and the Atlantic String Machine. “I’d be so grateful for Islanders to join me at Confed Centre to celebrate together,” she adds.

Rose Cousins is LIVE @ the Centre March 21, with opening act John Paul White (The Civil Wars). Confederation Centre wishes to acknowledge the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Government of P.E.I., and the City of Charlottetown for their continued support.

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Baby Shark Comes Alive

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Frost: Live Family Stage

| Homburg Theatre

From South Korea to Charlottetown’s Confederation Centre or the Arts, we have the pleasure to bring to town a global phenomenon,
the YouTube 5th most-viewed video of ALL TIMES : the one and only Baby Shark mini show.

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Paying Homage to the Silence

Into the Silent Land

UPEI Wind Symphony

| Homburg Theatre

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The UPEI Wind Symphony will present its final recital of the Fall semester on November 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Homburg Theatre. Under the direction of Dr. Karem J. Simon the Wind Symphony will present “Into the Silent Land” as the centrepiece of its programming. This profoundly emotional work reflects on the December 14, 2012 tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, where twenty children and six educators were killed by a gunman. Written by American Steve Danyew, who attended this school for grades 3 -5, “Into the Silent Land” is both a funeral march and lament. It communicates through music the grief felt by the families of lost ones. Danyew incorporates an excerpt from Christina Rossetti’s poem “Remember”, which will be narrated by Shannon Mullally, a twelve-year old Grade 6 student from Shannon Park Elementary School in Dartmouth.

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Crashing Into C-Town

Crash Test Dummies

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Formed in Winnipeg in 1988, Crash Test Dummies (CTD) roared onto the Canadian music landscape with the 1991 release of their debut album The Ghosts That Haunt Me. The rock group scored an international coup with their oddball hit ‘Mmm’ as well as top-charting singles ‘Swimming In Your Ocean’ and ‘Afternoons & Coffeespoons’

Subsequent successful albums cemented CTD’s reputation as a force to be reckoned with. In 1995 alone, the band secured three Grammy Award nominations.

 

After touring the world for 2010’s Ooh La La, CTD agreed they were done. Said lead singer Dan Roberts, “Everyone was ready to move on in their lives. I didn’t feel I had anything else to say—people had stopped listening to albums. Instead, everything was streaming. People only wanted to listen to one song, and then move on to the next band. I lost interest.”

Recently, however, the frontman has penned some of his most provocative lyrics. “I sat down one night after having written nothing in literally years, and out came a verse—I was rusty! But I stuck with it, until I managed to make it to say what I wanted to say.”

This led to more of the same, and soon Roberts was ready to put words to music. “Things grew organically from there. And here we are again!”

In 2018, the original lineup reunited to honour the 25th anniversary of God Shuffled His Feet. Now, together again for their 2019 tour, the Canadian group will be playing hits from that album, newer material, and fan favourites like ‘Superman’s Song’ and ‘The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead.’

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse

Green River On the Bay

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Classic Albums Live Performs Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Green River

| Homburg Theatre

Classic Albums Live is famous for its hyper-detailed recitals of essential rock albums. A perennial Centre must-see, Classic Albums Live presents skilled musicians recreating the greatest albums of the ’60s and ’70s live on stage – note for note, cut for cut. The concerts are delivered as a pop symphony. Don’t look for costumes and look-alike theatrics at these ‘rock recitals’, just pure musicianship and the songs that shaped a generation.

Green River is the third studio album by American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. The second of three albums released by the hit-makers in 1969 produced fan-favourite and chart-dominating hits such as ‘Bad Moon Rising,’ ‘Green River,’ ‘Lodi,’ and ‘Commotion.’ Producer and primary songwriter John Fogerty’s own favourite CCR album, Green River was described by Rolling Stone magazine as “the most vivid American rock since Music from Big Pink.” In 2003, the magazine listed the album at number 95 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

“It’s all about the music and duplicating it. This was serious and studious attention to detail.” -The Buzz

Learn more about Classic Albums Live at: classicalbumslive.com

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse