Janet McGarry and Wildwood, Dunromin come together for afternoon concert


Published on March 9, 2017

Janet McGarry and the Wildwood band, which includes her husband, Serge Bernard, along with Gail Mullen, Denise MacLeod and Dylan Ferguson.

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Two of P.E.I.’s finest bluegrass bands are coming together for on afternoon at the Linkletter Community Centre.

For years McGarry has been a vibrant part of the Bluegrass music scene. She is a five-time female vocalist of the year and is currently in the studio working on a new CD. Appearing with her husband, Serge Bernard, and Wildwood bandmates ­­– Gail Mullen, Denise MacLeod and Dylan Ferguson, together they bring a special blend of traditional bluegrass music to their audiences.

Friends Vans Bryant and Harold Noye founded Dunromin in 2002, with Noye on the Mandolin and lead vocals and Vans on the guitar with the harmony. They specialized in “brother songs” such as those of Jim and Jesse and the Louvin Brothers. Later, the expanded adding Marnie Noye on bass and John Campbell on fiddle and vocals.

Dunromin has recorded two CDs, “Making Plans” and “Memories”.

The concert is set for Sunday March 12, located at 1670 Route 11 (Linkletter Road). The facility is wheelchair accessible, admission is $10 and doors open at 1 p.m.

The band Dunromin, (back) John Campbell, Marnie Noye, (front) Vans Bryant and Harold Noye.

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