CBC Prince Edward Island

Music/Artist: September 2012 Archives

Saeed in Rumi Concert

Saeed in Rumi Concert2.jpgAn evening of peotry, music and Sufi Dance will be performed this Saturday at UPEI. The music and the story behind the concert are both fascinating. It brings together the work of the ancient poet Rumi, music composed by a Persian-celtic musician based in Halifax. And the Grammy award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. We invited the organizer of the concert, Saeed, into our studio.

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Charlie A'Court - Triumph and Disaster CD

CharlieACourt2.jpgAward winning singer songwriter guitarist Charlie A'Court is coming back to PEI this weekend. The Nova Scotia artist grew up on blues but his years of playing - and refining across Canada and around the world have resulted in a diverse musical repertoire which you can hear on his new CD. Triumph and Disaster features 13 brand new songs and a line-up of co-writers including Ron Hynes, Kim Wempe and Chris Kirby. Charlie is releasing that CD at the Guild on Saturday night. Karen caught up with him by phone in Halifax.

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Spintime - Sam Carter

SamCarter2.jpgThe East London-based Songsmith Sam Carter was our Spin Time Deejay. Sam won Best Newcomer at the BBC Folk Awards in 2010 and is a former Emerging Artist in Residence at the Southbank Centre. He has 3 albums to date - Here In The Ground EP (2008), Keepsakes (2009) and The No Testament (2012).

Tim's Spin Time Picks.... Tim Ericson - O Death,
Nic Jones - Billy Don't You Weep For Me,
Richard Hawley - Dark Road

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