POOLES CORNER, P.E.I. – The Egg Farmers of Prince Edward Island Close to the Ground Concert Series at Kaylee Hall, Pooles Corner, continues on July 12, 8 p.m., as Fiddlers' Sons and Keelin Wedge will share the stage with special guests Kelley Mooney and Johnny Ray Arsenault.
An award-winning singer-songwriter, Kelley Mooney is one of the Island's busiest performers. She makes many solo appearances at concerts and ceilidhs and can be heard playing as part of the popular groups Watertown and Lady Soul. She is also a member of the musical show, Fascinating Ladies, which showcases songs from the old-time music era.
Her spiritual lyrical adaptation of Leonard Cohen's song, "Hallelujah", has been viewed over eight million times online. She has released two albums, "Tomorrow" and "Still", that have garnered multiple Music P.E.I. and ECMA nominations and awards.
Arsenault is an instrumentalist and vocalist from the Wellington area. He is the son of renown Island fiddler, Louise Arsenault, of the popular group Barachois. His music is influenced by his traditional Acadian roots. His vocal repertoire includes favourites from Johnny Cash, John Prine and Stompin Tom and he is a master of the Celtic guitar picking style.
The air-conditioned Kaylee Hall is located at the intersection of routes 3 and 4 near Montague. There will be a canteen service, 50/50 draw and CDs and books available for sale from the performers.
Admission is at the door.