Nudie with Bobby McIsaac playing the Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch.
The Saddle River String Band
Best way to experience music is within arms reach. The success of the Trailside Cafe’ & Inn was built on this factor. It is music for musicians. For those seeking the best in good music, whether it be emerging artists such as Dylan Guthro or Meaghan Blanchard, the industry leaders like Matt Mays and Catherine MacLellan, or the legends like Gordie Sampson or Dave Gunning, this is the venue to see them.
Trailside strips away the layers of production and bright lights; it’s just you, the musicians and the warmth of good food and drink.
Our Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch starts the first Sunday in June and runs until August.
Our first Trailside album! Billy MacInnis recorded “Live at the Trailside” last season with his band over two, sold out nights. This will be on sale all season long at the Trailside and at Back Alley Music in Charlottetown. Billy MacInnis will be having a cd release party at the Trailside on May 29th & 30th.
Music PEI Venue of the Year
Thanks to Music PEI, everyone who voted, the other nominees for running kick ass venues, all of the great musicians who’ve graced our stage, our wonderful staff who made our first season so awesome, and to everyone who’s come out and supported us.
Everyday Olympic moments in Canada
… I recently came across a couple of examples of Canadians in the travel and hospitality industry who are giving it their all as they chase their dreams. Pat and Meghann Deighan were married on December 30, 2011, about two weeks after they purchased the Trailside Inn and Café, a venue 30 minutes outside of Charlottetown that has been a reliable spot in Prince Edward Island for good music and good times. The Trailside was in need of rescue and the newlyweds have poured themselves into making it the coolest music venue in Canada east of Casa del Popolo in Montreal and the Dakota Tavern in Toronto. ….