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Trinity United Concert Series in Summerside welcomes Phase II and Friends Nov. 8

A harvest celebration dance is Nov. 3 at St. Joachim's Hall in Vernon River with music by Phase II and Friends. From left are band members Blaine Murphy Pat King, Keila Glydon, Ed Young, Gerry Hickey, Jeanie Campbell and John McGarry.
Phase II and Friends will perform at Trinity United Church on Nov. 8. From left are band members Blaine Murphy Pat King, Keila Glydon, Ed Young, Gerry Hickey, Jeanie Campbell and John McGarry. - Contributed

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I - Phase II and Friends will take to the stage at Trinity United Church on Thursday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., for another show in the Fall and Winter Concert Series.

The Remembrance Day Special is a two-part show which features a script about the tragedy of war as well as honouring the many men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. The music is varied and includes songs by John McDermott and Gordon Lightfoot, along with traditional songs like “Waltzing Matilda” and “One Tin Soldier”, the theme of the movie, “Billy Jack”.

There will also be a few protest tunes, and a couple of poems.

The second part of the show will feature a singalong featuring some of the old, familiar tunes from the war years.

The Phase II team has worked very hard on this show to entertain, educate and inform audience members. They believe they owe much to those who fought in the wars.

Keila Glydon and Jeanie Campbell are a welcome addition to the formerly all-male dance band. Other band members include Ed Young, drummer, Pat King, keyboards and saxophone, John McGarry, bass, and original founders Blaine Murphy, lead guitar, and Gerry Hickey, vocals.

Trinity United Church is located at 90 Spring Street in Summerside and is fully wheelchair accessible. Advance tickets are available from the church office at 902-436-3155 or by calling Wendell at 902-436-8600. Advance tickets are $10.

Admission at the door is $12.

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