2023 Music PEI Week Festival Schedule & Tickets
Your favourite signature Music PEI Week events are back again this year, such as the SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Concert and the Festival Finale concert featuring the top nominees of 2023. The whole week is jam-packed with top-shelf Island talent that will be showcased over 11 events and 8 concerts throughout the festival.
Opening Reception & Kick-Off Party
March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by Dyne Holdings. Come mingle with us and meet some of our talented nominees as we celebrate the start of Music PEI Week and International Women’s Day. FREE
Open Mic with KINLEY at Baba’s
March 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Presented by the Gray Group. An open mic night full of surprises hosted by KINLEY. $5 at the door
SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Concert
March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presented by SOCAN. A returning favourite, featuring songs and stories by SOCAN Songwriter of the Year nominees Alicia Toner, KINLEY, Lawrence Maxwell and Dennis Ellsworth from The Moneygoround.
Red Dirt Rock Concert
March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by Lennox Island First Nation. Start your weekend off right by rocking out to this high-energy lineup with performances by Logan Richard, Hazen Halls, Hired Guns, Knull, and The Moneygoround.
Reprise! An Evening of Classical Music
March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by the Terra Nova Fund of PEI. Allow the symphonic sounds of nominees The Atlantic String Machine, Lindsay Connolly and Tiffany Liu to wash over you.
Sounds for the Soul Concert
March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by Hearts and Flowers. A night of jams and vibes straight from the hearts of award nominees Ava + Lily, Brandon Howard Roy, Nikkie Gallant, Nadia, and special guests Campbell & Johnston Black Market Band featuring Rooted to the Island nominee, Christine Campbell.
Music Mosaic Concert
March 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presented by Maritime Electric. A unique mix of performances showcasing the Island’s diverse music scene featuring Joce Reyome, Mi'kmaq Heritage Actors, Tzu-Cheng Wang and The Umbrella Collective.
Diggin’ Deep Roots Concert
March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by the Souris Credit Union. A celebration of traditional and modern roots featuring nominees Brielle Ansems, Kevin Chaisson and Friends, Dylan Menzie, Nick Doneff and Nolan Compton.
The Block Party
March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by Hopyard. A showcase of PEI’s rap, hip-hop and electronic scene with performances by Adam Robbins, BraedenV, Spivey, TNA, Vince The Messenger and X-Plycit.
2023 Music PEI Awards Party
March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An afternoon celebration for the award nominees and special guests. Music for the afternoon is provided by Lee Rosevere. (By invitation only. Not open to the public)
Festival Finale Concert
March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Presented by Atlantic Lottery, this is the Festival Finale concert featuring some of our top nominees of 2023! Performances by Alicia Toner, Cory Gallant & The Red Dirt Posse, Lawrence Maxwell, and Lennie Gallant.