Music PEI @ The Guild – ECMW 2014
Presented by CFCY, Q93 & The Guild
Music PEI is very proud to present, in partnership with CFCY, Q93 and the Guild, “Music PEI @ The Guild” ECMW 2014 Showcase. For three nights and one afternoon, The Guild stage will be crammed with some of PEI’s top artists as Music PEI presents a diverse and talented lineup, all part of ECMW 2014 as it returns to Charlottetown in April.
The Showcases kick off Thursday night, April 3 at 8:00pm and run until midnight each night Thursday, Friday and Saturday as each artist has a 20 minute performance.
Thursday is Rock Night at The Guild and features an opening performance by Q93 2013 Battle of the Bands winner The Chris Dalziel Band followed by Dylan Menzie, Colour Code, English Words, Coyote, The Meds, Racoon Bandit and Wildcat to close out the night.
Friday Night is a powerful songwriter night with two 90 minute sets. The first set features John MacPhee of 6 time 2014 ECMA nominee Paper Lions, Meaghan Blanchard, Tim Chaisson, Irish Mythen and Catherine MacLellan from 8:00pm till 9:30. At 10:00pm Dennis Ellsworth, Ashley Condon, Dylan Menzie, Katie McGarry and Fraser McCallum of Racoon Bandit take the stage. With a stacked lineup like this, the show is bound to be a highlight of ECMW with limited seating, so get your tickets early.
Saturday afternoon is a free show starting at noon and running until 4:30pm and offers a little something for everyone. The public is welcome to The Guild to take in performances by the Jamie MacSwain, Barry O’Brien, Kelley Mooney, Atta Boy, Peter Forbes, Plain and Dirty Blues Band, Johnny Oliver Band and Violet White.
The final showcase is Saturday night with a Roots Room and another stellar lineup featuring Larque, Jordan Cameron, Teresa Doyle, Dennis Ellsworth and the Dwellers, Amy & Rachel Beck, Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, Chas Guay Band and closing out the night with CFCY Country Showcase featured artist Old Stone Station.
Tickets for the evening showcases can be purchased online at ecma.com or ticketpro.ca. ECMW wristbands and delegate passes accepted for these stages. For tickets go to ticketpro.ca or at The Guild’s box office.
Music PEI would like to thank partners, sponsors and funders CFCY, Q93, The Guild, FACTOR, Innovation PEI, The Buzz, Pressed 4 Time, Canadian Country Music Association, KAudio and the PEI Department of Tourism and Culture.