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Music PEI A Major Success Jan 23 - 27, 2019
31 Awards Given Out at The Awards Party Jan 27
By John Gavin, Wednesday, January 30, 2019


Music PEI Awards Week is over for another year, but memories will live on.Organizers are overjoyed with the whole week, with all showcases filled with fans, musicians and supporters. Showcases were held at Baba's Lounge, The Guild, St. Paul's Church, The Pourhouse, Evermoore Brewery in Summerside, Hunters Ale House and Florence Simmons Performance Hall

A new event during the week was Music Mosaic held on Saturday afternoon, where artists such as Fayo, Arsenault Trio, Adrienne Gallant, Richard & Julie Pellissier-Lush, Josh Obembe and the SoPa World Music Ensemble showcased their music.

Saturday night showcase included,Island Jazz featuring legend Grahame Rhodes, Dennis Ellsworth, Andrew Waiteand Jenni & The Hummingbird.

On Sunday night, the closing show included Rachel Beck, Meaghan Blanchard, Jenni & The Hummingbird and Lennie Gallant

On Sunday afternoon, some 30 awards were handed out to the winning artists.

Tara MacLean hosted the Awards.

Andrew Waite-Winner of Rock/Loud RecordingDennis Ellsworth-Winner of Songwriter & Song (She's Never Wrong)Jon Matthews-Winner Producer & Recording Studio(Photos by John Gavin-Atlantic Seabreeze)