Larry Campbell and Billy Matthews are joining a couple of musical friends on Sunday, Feb. 25, 1:30 p.m., for a ceilidh at the Seniors Active Living Centre, located in the Bell Aliant Centre at UPEI.
They will be joined by Judy Lowe, keyboards, and Heartz Godkin, bass, to a variety of music.
Everyone is welcome. Lunch is by donation, so join some friends for a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit.
Admission is $10 at the door which opens at 1 p.m. The centre is wheelchair accessible and has plenty of parking.
Campbell was P.E.I. male vocalist and songwriter of the year in 2004. He was also a member of the popular bluegrass band Bluestreak, which performed throughout the Maritimes. In 2004 and 2005 this group was nominated for an ECMA and was the P.E.I. bluegrass recording for both years. Campbell, a former sidekick to Roy MacCaull, who was host of the popular Local TV Show Community Showcase, is currently a member of Neon Moon, which plays regularly at the Wing in Summerside and the Royal Canadian Legion in Charlottetown. He also performs occasionally with Keelin Wedge as well as in a trio gig with MacCaull and Marcella Richard.
Matthews, the son of the late Neil Matthews, has been involved with the music industry for many years, performing with many groups including Urban Outlaws, Country Maple and Dad and His Lad. He played in Ontario until his family moved back to the Island where He continued his passion in singing and playing drums. He is currently a member of the group The Accidentals.