Corey Hart opening act for Shania Twain in Charlottetown

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Rock star Corey Hart has be added to the line-up for the Shania Twain P.E.I. 2014 Founders Week Concert on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Charlottetown, Donald K. Donald and and AEG Live Canada announced on Wednesday.

Hart’s special guest appearance will mark his first show in Prince Edward Island and his return to Atlantic Canada, where he last performed at Fredericton’s Aitken Centre in 1988. 


The Island is the only province in Canada where Hart has never appeared live in concert.

“I’m very honoured to have been asked by Shania to perform at her concert celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the historic 1864 Charlottetown Conference,” said Hart. 

“Shania Twain is one of the classiest musical acts to ever grace the world’s stage. We are going to have a blast on Aug. 30.”

Hart is recognized as one of Canada’s most successful singer-songwriters, best known for his hit singles “Sunglasses at Night”, “Never Surrender”, and “In Your Soul”.  He has exceeded 16 million record sales worldwide and scored nine US Billboard Top 40 Hits.

Also opening the show will be P.E.I.’s own Trinity Bradshaw, who has become a familiar name in the Canadian Country music scene.

For more information or to purchase tickets visit

Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Eastlink Centre Charlottetown Box Office or by phone at 902-629-6625.



Organizations: AEG Live Canada, Aitken Centre, Eastlink Centre Charlottetown Box Office

Geographic location: Charlottetown, Atlantic Canada, Prince Edward Island

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Recent comments

  • Stan Hope
    July 31, 2014 - 11:55

    Chill out folks ... it's a joke. Pick your battles , this ain't one of them. Didn't realize the Cory Hart fan club was based out of PEI. btw I was playing "sunglassses " before your were born.Cory's a Canadian treasure , just like Alana Myles , Lee Aaron and yes Bob , Bieber.

  • jaybe
    July 31, 2014 - 10:18

    It's a good match. Middle-aged women going to Shania........ Corey Hart brings.....more middle-aged women......His act is tame too so the kids can come.

  • townie22
    July 31, 2014 - 07:54

    that seems an odd combination of music. i doubt Country music fans would be interested in listening to Corey Hart, and vice-versa.

  • Stan Hope
    July 30, 2014 - 10:35

    Cory who ?

    • @ Stan Hope
      July 30, 2014 - 14:24

      OMG.. seriously??

    • Bob
      July 31, 2014 - 06:46

      Stan who?? Let me are a big Justin Bieber fan. Google Corey Hart Stan. I think you may find out who he is fairly quickly.