The Island Jubilee Old Time Radio Music Show will be presented at Florence Simmons Performance Hall in Charlottetown on Sunday, December 17 . Inspired by CBC’s Don Messer’s Jubilee, this nostalgic live music show presented in an authentic radio format takes audiences back to the early sounds of country and old-time music and is recorded live for broadcast on Tantramar FM 107.9 CFTA.
Headlining the show will be singer songwriter Shane Pendergast. Shane will be fresh off from a 24-show tour in the Outback Queensland region of Australia. He returns to the Island with some new songs and stories under his belt. He has folk music in his blood. Hailing from a long lineage of storytellers and musicians in Prince Edward Island, Shane is keeping the Maritime folk tradition alive with his honest and insightful compositions.
On-stage will also be Olivia Blacquiere and Molly MacEwen.
Olivia Blacquiere has an extraordinary way of captivating her audience with a story through song.” For Olivia, music starts from the heart. Generations of step dancers, storytellers and musicians that have come before her have encouraged Olivia to keep traditions alive on the North Shore of PEI. Olivia spends her summer performing every week at the Sterling Women’s Institute Ceilidh Hall, and other special events across the Island, sharing her music and step dancing with anyone looking for a toe tapping time.
Molly MacEwen is a 20-year-old performer from Cornwall, P.E.I., who has trained in music, acting, and a variety of dance genres since the age of five. As a competitive step/tap dancer with Havenwood Studios in Charlottetown, Molly has earned Atlantic, National and International Championship titles. She is currently a defending World Champion in Tap/Step and Folkloric Dance and was named one of Dance World Cup’s “2022 Dancers of the Year”. Molly is a UPEI Bachelor of Science student who has also studied vocal performance within the university Music Department. Molly’s favorite credits include Anne of Green Gables, Evangeline (Charlottetown Festival), Anne and Gilbert-The Musical, Guild Gone Wild, Fall Fun Cabaret, Sounds of Christmas (The Guild), Cinderella, Robyn Hood, CCOA Holiday Variety Show, Maud Whitmore Concert (Confederation Centre of the Arts), The Island Jubilee, 150 years of Island Music, The Festival of Small Halls, The P.E.I. Shellfish Festival, the New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Conference, and the Special Olympics Canada Games Opening Ceremonies.
Be part of their exciting studio audience! Doors open at 1:30 pm, and the show starts at 2 pm. Tickets are available through the website, in person at the box office, or by phone at 902-894-6885 or 1-888-311-9090.
Don’t miss this top-notch production that runs until April 2024, featuring the region’s brightest music stars, step dancers, and storytellers. The show is co-hosted by Olivia Blacquiere, Molly MacEwen, and Serge Bernard, with a talented house band.
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