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On the program for Saturday November 20, 2010

A feature on Chris Colepaugh and The Cosmic Crew with their new release 'Missed A Page' - and - A feature on Chastity and her release 'Happy In This Oblivion'
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Chris Colepaugh makes southern dipped old-fashioned rock that bridges the gap between old school doubleneck guitar crunch and moaning alt-country pedal steel wail. He and The Cosmic Crew have performed at festivals throughout Canada and the United States and have toured extensively with over fifteen national Canadian & US coast-to-coast tours where part of his US itineraries have included dates with Government Mule, North Mississippi Allstars and Grady. Awards and nominations are plenty and include the East Coast Music Awards, The International Acoustic Music Awards, The Toronto Music Magazine Awards, the Contact East Touring Excellence Awards, the MNB Awards and many others. However, it is not just his Cosmic Crew that brings music to Chris Colepaugh, it's also his friends. An observer with a keen eye would have spotted him playing drums for Star Académie winner Wilfred LeBouthillier, playing pedal steel across Canada, France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany with International Canadian sensation Roch Voisine, invited by Gordie Johnson on stage to perform pedal steel and guitar with Grady, and playing sessions for artists such as International Daniel Pearl Fiddler Samantha Robichaud, multi-country-award nominees Melanie Morgan and Darcy Mazerolle, francophone artists Annie Blanchard, Anique Granger, Trisha Foster, Jason Lang and many more. And with producing securely under his belt ( he spent two weeks in Texas at Willie Nelson's Studio mentoring producer methods with Gordie Johnson ) there is no stopping this guy!
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Against a unique backdrop of a video projection screen ship sail hung sweepingly on an angle and surrounded by a musical ninja clan of the best backing musicians on P.E.I. -- Chris Corrigan on guitar, Nick Gauthier on guitar, Chas Guay on bass, Shawn Ferris on keyboards, Paula MacIntyre on backing vocals and Alan Dowling on drums -- the fiery singer/songwriter blonde bombshell, whom Prince Edward Island has come to know as Chastity, stood poised on The Guild stage before a crowd of about 90, who were wrapped thoroughly around her finger. This was a CD launch that was a long time in the making since she recorded Happy in This Oblivion with Ken McCaul several years and a different life ago. Through songs such as You Give Life to Me, Forest of Angels and a new heart-aching piano ballad called Drowning in the Waves of Love, she transpors us all to each new personal dimension of song.

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