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Old Home Week edition of Ceilidh in the City Aug. 15

Niall MacKay, left, will join legendary P.E.I. musicians, Doug MacEwen and Jimi Platts, during the Old Home Week edition of Ceilidh in the City on Wednesday, Aug. 15. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Niall MacKay, left, will join legendary P.E.I. musicians, Doug MacEwen and Jimi Platts, during the Old Home Week edition of Ceilidh in the City on Wednesday, Aug. 15. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. - Contributed

For the past eight seasons, Ceilidh in the City has welcomed back members of the Island’s first rock ‘n’ roll band as special musical guests for the show that falls during Old Home Week in Charlottetown.

And this year is no exception. The “trip down memory lane” show is Wednesday, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., at Jack Blanchard Family Centre, 7 Pond St. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for general admission.

Doug MacEwen
Doug MacEwen

The band was the Tremtones and former members Doug MacEwen and Niall MacKay will be two of the special guests performing on a night filled with classic 50’s and 60’s rock’n’roll. Joining them is Jimi Platts, an Island guitar player and singer who, like these two musicians has had a long and celebrated music career on national and local stages.

They will be joining the weekly hosts of the ceilidh, Kendall Docherty, Peter Burke, Heartz Godkin and Brian Knox to celebrate this annual tradition. Group reservations can be made by calling Kendall at 902-569-1133 or Brian at 902-569-3327, you can also learn more about this and upcoming Ceilidhs on Facebook

Jimi Platts
Jimi Platts

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