WAVERLEY: Several well-known musicians will be stopping by Waverley this summer for the yearly Village Green Concert series.
This year there will be four performances, all on Sunday nights, beginning July 15 and running until Aug. 12. All shows will begin at 5 p.m.
Starting the summer off will be Jim Henman returning with the Henman Family featuring songs from their new album “Edge of Heaven, 10 Kids 10 Songs.”
For more on Henman and the new CD check out their website https://henmancd.com.
Also scheduled are Emily Stuart on July 22. Stuart, who performs genre music that is Funk, Indie, Jazz, Pop, R&B, and Soul, is also a singer-songwriter.
The multi-instrumentalist from Halifax has been expressing her musical gifts since the age of 4. She has held the #1 spot in the Indie charts on ReverbNation for five consecutive years.
Leona Burkey and Doug Sampson are scheduled for July 29 as part of the summer-long concerts. Anthony Rissesco on violin/fiddle will join them.
Burkey will bring her folk/roots tunes, which were influenceed by the story song tradition and roots music coming from Canada’s East Coast. Her Facebook page says she has carried her guitar and notebook all around the country and back again gathering up an eclectic collection of dedicated fans along the way…with every performance as cozy and intimate as if you were sitting in her kitchen.
Sampson is known as a guitar-man.
Meanwhile, songstress Christine Campbell will perform in addition to the July concert series, put on by the Waverley Community Association (WCA) on Aug. 12. She will be performing with Blake Johnstone, while Justin Wood Band will open for the duo..
The PEI native launched her new album, Roller Coaster, a year ago. Enfield’s Classified assisted her with the co-writing and co-production of the album.
She is also scheduled to perform at Rock the Hub in Truro on Aug. 24 with Big Wreck.
More acts will be announced on the WCA’s Facebook page.