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Lester MacPherson and Jim Williams special guests at concert series in Pooles Corner

Lester MacPherson will share the stage with Fiddlers' Sons and Keelin Wedge along with Jim Williams, on Thursday at the Kaylee Hall in Poole's Corner.
Lester MacPherson will share the stage with Fiddlers' Sons and Keelin Wedge along with Jim Williams, on Thursday at the Kaylee Hall in Poole's Corner. - Contributed

The Egg Farmers of Prince Edward Island Close to The Ground Concert Series continues on Thursday. Sept. 20, 8 p.m., at the Kaylee Hall in Pooles Corner.

This week, hosts Fiddlers' Sons and Keelin Wedge welcome special musical guests Lester MacPherson and Jim Williams.

MacPherson, known as the Island's country gentleman, has been playing his brand of classic country music across P.E.I. and the Maritimes for decades, performing at countless benefits, ceilidhs, concerts, festivals and events. He has also shared the stage with many of the region's most popular entertainers, including "Smiling" Bill MacCormack and "Bugsy" Green. His albums have garnered several music awards and nominations.

He will be accompanied at Kaylee Hall Thursday night by Williams, who is a guitar player and vocalist. A sought-after side man, he has performed with several popular Island bands over the years, including Midnight Holler, Rumors and Shortcut. He is currently a member of the group Old Habits and plays and sings a variety of musical styles.

This is the second last show of the 2018 season of the popular concert series. The Kaylee Hall is located at the intersection of route 3 and 4 near Montague. There will be a 50/50 draw, canteen service and books and CDs available for sale from the performers.

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