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Music PEI 2020 News as of Jan 1
Music Week: February 5 -9
By John Gavin, Saturday, January 18, 2020


Music PEI 2020 takes place on February 5-9 in Charlottetown and Summerside.

Music PEI will celebrate some of the best Island music from the past year with shows at various venues featuring many of the 2020 Music PEI Award Nominees and several special guests.

Here are the highlites:

Wednesday Feb 5:

Kick off opening reception at 6:30 pm at The Alley, Charlottetownat Babas Lounge, Charlottetown at 11 pm with Emille Sorrey as host with open Mic.

Thursday, Feb 6:

Socan Songwriter of the Year concert at St. Paul's Church, Charlottetown.Host Matt Rennie from CBC with music artist songwriter nominees: Andrew Waite,Dennis Ellsworth, Irish Mythen, Rick Sparks The Enablers and Tara MacLean.The Socan Songwriter of the Year will be presented at the evening's end.

Friday Feb 7:

Two Music Shows:

Guild for Music Mosaic Charlottetown with: Vishten, Fayo, Sirene et Matelot (Featuring Lennie Gallant and Patricia Richard), SOPA World Music Ensemble and special guests.

Hunters Ale House at 10 pm with Dennis Ellsworth, David Woodside, Soul Filter and Brad Milligan Band.

Saturday, Feb 8:

Guild at 7:30 pm. Wintertime Tunes with Tara MacLean, Winterjazz Quartet, Hailey MacIssac and Vince The Messenger

Celtic Performing Arts Center at the College of Piping for Diggin' Deep Roots in Summerside at 7:30 pm featuring, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys, Blair Gaudet, Greg Bungay, Maureen Trainor and Inn Echo

Sunday Feb 9:

Music Awards Party at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel at 1 pm. (Invitation Only) with music by Island Jazz

At the Florence Simmons Performance Hall, Charlottetown 7:30 pm with performances by Irish Mythen, Cory Gallant, Gordie MacKeenman and His Rhythm Boys, Paper Lions and Sorrey

For tickets: or call 902-894-6734