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Docherty Family’s ‘Island Christmas Tradition’ returning to Summerside

['<p>The Docherty Family &amp; Friends troupe consists of (from left) Doug MacEwen, Jason Docherty, Kendall Docherty, George Docherty, Timothy Docherty and Brian Knox.</p>']
['<p>The Docherty Family & Friends troupe consists of (from left) Doug MacEwen, Jason Docherty, Kendall Docherty, George Docherty, Timothy Docherty and Brian Knox.</p>']

Music and storytelling show at Summerside Presbyterian Church on Victoria Road Sunday

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – The Docherty Family’s “An Island Christmas Tradition” concert will be returning to the Summerside Presbyterian Church on Victoria Road on Sunday.

Since 1995 this Island musical family has been making annual stops this time of year in communities from East to West and all points in between. The Docherty Family band has been helping Islanders kick off the holiday season with their popular Christmas shows for 22 years.

Consisting of Kendall Docherty on lead vocals and keyboard; Jason Docherty on vocals and bass guitar; Timothy Docherty on guitar; their father George Docherty on vocals, rhythm guitar, fiddle, harmonica and accordion; as well as drummer Peter Burke.

At the Dec. 3 show in Summerside, the Docherty family and friends will be presenting traditional Christmas favourites with songs like, “I'll Be Home for Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “An Old Christmas Card” as well as some carefully selected holiday stories guaranteed to warm your heart as we approach the Christmas season.

The concert takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission is at the door. There will be refreshments available.

 

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