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Mainstreet PEI with Matt Rainnie

Join host Matt Rainnie as he takes you through the late afternoon with smart conversations that are current and relevant, introducing listeners to news makers, artists and community members shaping our way of life.

  • 20:22
    She hosted her own campus radio show and worked in one of PEI's busiest music venues. She's been kissed by Bono at a U2 concert. Gill Mahen works at the Confederation Centre Public Library and is performing as part of a show this weekend at the Guild and today she is our Spin time DJ.
    Feb 15, 2019
  • 14:31
    Love, marriage and some unique honeymoon experiences. Dutch Thompson takes us on a Valentine's Day trip back to the bygone days.
    Feb 14, 2019
  • 10:53
    Stewart Skinner knows first-hand the mental health struggles facing some people working in agriculture. The Ontario hog farmer is on PEI next week to speak and share advice at the 2019 PEI Potato Conference.
    Feb 13, 2019
  • 09:21
    Giant Steps - that's the name of the latest recording from a longtime member of PEI's jazz scene, Grahame Rhodes, who just received his first East Coast Music Award nomination. He joins us to talk about his career, his love of the music and his cd launch this weekend.
    Feb 13, 2019
  • 13:13
    It's a bird, it's a plane... it's a new comic book venture in Charlottetown. We speak with the three talented partners in Sandstone Comics about their creations and their plans for the future.
    Feb 12, 2019
  • 06:45
    The recipe for a memorable Valentine's - Chef Ilona Daniel has some advice for us and a couple of recipes to sweeten up the day.
    Feb 12, 2019
  • 06:06
    Writer and performer Julie Pellesier-Lush is PEI's new poet laureate. She is the first person of Mikmaq heritage to take on this role.
    Feb 11, 2019
  • 07:53
    A final conversation with well-known Charlottetown cab company operator Neil Harpham. Neil's health had been suffering and on Friday he chose to have a medically assisted death. Hours before that he spoke with Matt, reflecting on his life.
    Feb 11, 2019
  • 08:18
    It's UPEI Men's Hockey Alumni Day tomorrow and a chance to honour one of the Panthers' most distinguished alumni. Joel Ward went on to a very successful career in the NHL and he joins us to talk about being back on the Island and his future in the game.
    Feb 8, 2019
  • 20:24
    Phil MacIsaac was drummer for the acclaimed band Alvvays but left the group to pursuing his career as both a graphic designer and a musician. We talk with Phil about finding balance and happiness in his life and he has some great music picks as our Spintime DJ.
    Feb 8, 2019
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