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Avonlea Showband reunion tonight in Stanley Bridge

['The Avonlea Show Band includes Leon Gallant, Remi Arsenault, Brendan Peters and Mike Pendergast.']
The Avonlea Show Band includes Leon Gallant, Remi Arsenault, Brendan Peters and Mike Pendergast.

The Avonlea Showband will for a comical evening of local music, fiddling and stories on Oct. 12 at the Sterling Women’s Institute Hall in Stanley Bridge.

Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

The reunion show officially ends the busy summer season of music at this hall which entertains hundreds of visitors and locals each year.

The Avonlea Showband played hundreds of daytime shows in the Fishing Shanty at Avonlea Village during the heyday of the village, in the Cavendish area.

Members Michael Pendergast, Leon Gallant, Remi Arsenault, and Brendan "Spoon Man" Peters have continued to perform in various Island and off-Island musical venues.

Tonight’s show will feature many of their original songs and Maritime classics, some funny, others heartfelt and touching.

The Hall is located at the roundabout, 4897 St Mary's Rd. in Stanley Bridge.

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