Returning for its sixth season, Classic Music Reignited will once again be curated by Rob Oakie and have P.E.I. artists presenting their interpretations of classic artists from the modern era.
The season kicks off July 21 with “Queens of Country” featuring the music of iconic female country artists Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Their timeless classics will be interpreted by P.E.I. songstress Teresa Doyle, Kim Albert and Faces and special guest Luis Anselmi on cuatro and keys.
Then on Aug. 4, it’s “British '70s Art Rock” featuring the exciting and ground-breaking music of The Moody Blues, Supertramp and Pink Floyd. This show presents two rising stars in P.E.I.’s music scene, Calm Baretta and Jenni & the Hummingbird with special guest Claire Gallant on keys.
Aug. 11 is a special children’s matinee that will feature readings from famed author Robert Munsch by P.E.I. comedian and actor Dennis Trainor. The show will also feature a special presentation of fiddle and dance duo to teach the children how to step dance.
The final show of the series goes Aug. 18. “Songs of Social Justice and Protest” will be a selection of songs about yesterday and today’s social issues, and a protest anthem or two, featuring artists from Woody Guthrie to Crosby, Stills and Nash. The songs will be interpreted by Tara MacLean, Nick Gauthier and Tian Wigmore and Rob Oakie.
All performances are at 7:30 p.m., except the one on Aug. 11, which will be at 1 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at ticketwizard.ca
For more information, contact Andrea Surich at 902-963-3963 or firstname.lastname@example.org.