Metro Credit Union Music PEI Week is in full swing and tomorrow music fans are encouraged to make their way to Summerside.
The Harbourfront Theatre is about to set the stage for some of the biggest country acts on the Island.
Summerside favourite Johnny Oliver will join Eddy Quinn, Lester MacPherson, Meaghan Blanchard and Nudie for a Metro Credit Union Music PEI Week new signature event, the Country Jubilee, presented by Cavendish Beach Music Festival with media sponsor CFCY.
The event is hosted by CFCY’s Kris MacDonald and there will be eight music awards presented throughout the night, including Country Recording of the Year.
Those in attendance have a chance to win one of two tickets to the Cavendish Beach Music Festival.
Tickets are nearly gone so the public is encouraged to get theirs today by clicking HERE!!
Award Presentations During Country Jubilee:
Country Recording of the Year
Nominees: Boxcar Dan and the Vagabond Strangers – Filthy Stinkin’, Eddy Quinn – Rememory, Neil Matthews – Girls Night Out
Event of the Year
Nominees: Indian River Festival, PEI Festival of Small Halls, TD PEI Jazz & Blues Festival, Victoria Row Concert Series
Jazz & Blues Recording of the Year
Nominees: Bad Habits – Good Thing, Ian Toms Trio – Playbook, Max Keenlyside – Mostly Max
Roots Traditional Recording of the Year
Nominees: Courtney Hogan – Swinging on a Note, Cynthia MacLeod – Live at the Brackley Beach Ceilidh, Gordon Belsher – Passed Presence, Past & Present, Matthew Reid – Born to Fiddle
Bell Aliant Weekend Warrior
Nominees: Bad Habits, Johnny Oliver, Ryan Merry
Achievement in Classical Music
Nominees: Indian River Festival, Morgan Saulnier, PEI Symphony Orchestra
Lynn Grishko Memorial Bursary
Roots Contemporary Recording of the Year
Nominees: Chas Guay – Promises, Dennis Ellsworth – Dusk Dreams, Nudie – Remember This, Tim Chaisson – The Other Side