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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — The East Ideas had been the significant winners at this year’s New music P.E.I. Awards Occasion, using house 3 awards, such as album of the year.

The band, even now mourning the reduction of member Koady Chaisson, also won for songwriter of the year and solitary of the 12 months. Accepting the awards on behalf of the band were being J.J. Chaisson, Kevin Chaisson and Donnie Richard.

Logan Richard hugs J.J. Chaisson in the course of the intermission at the Audio P.E.I. Awards Celebration March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network

“I truly miss out on my minimal brother,” explained J.J., as he held the award.

Koady experienced contributed a whole lot of the composing on the album, and J.J. said he was happy Koady’s perform would dwell on in the band’s forthcoming audio.

“If there is anything at all we can master from that guy, it’s to keep trudging forward.”

Donnie Richard, left, and J.J. Chaisson accept the SOCAN songwriter of the year award on behalf of The East Pointers at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12. - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Donnie Richard, remaining, and J.J. Chaisson settle for the SOCAN songwriter of the calendar year award on behalf of The East Pointers at the Audio P.E.I. Awards Celebration March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community

Also winners

Other large winners ended up the Atlantic String Machine, The Burning Hell and Lennie Gallant, every single having household two awards.

Atlantic String Equipment, the 5-individual string team, gained instrumental recording of the yr and accomplishment in classical tunes.

Mark McDonald, left, form P.E.I. Mutual Insurance, presents the award for instrumental recording of the year to members of the Atlantic String Machine violinist Karen Graves, cellist Natalie Williams Calhoun and bassist Adam Hill at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12. - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Mark McDonald, left, sort P.E.I. Mutual Insurance plan, offers the award for instrumental recording of the 12 months to associates of the Atlantic String Device violinist Karen Graves, cellist Natalie Williams Calhoun and bassist Adam Hill at the New music P.E.I. Awards Bash March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community

Its most up-to-date album, “A Solitary Juniper Write-up,” options, unique compositions centred on the existence of William Critchlow Harris, a Maritime architect.

“It’s an attention-grabbing album, (and) we’re actually happy of it mainly because anything (on it) we wrote ourselves,” reported Natalie Williams Calhoun, cellist with the team, when she spoke to SaltWire Network ahead of the clearly show.

Williams Calhoun also experienced 3 nominations of her very own and was thrilled to be equipped to take part in P.E.I. Audio Week.

The late Maureen McTague is the recipient of this year’s Music P.E.I. Lifetime Achievement Award. Receiving the honour on her behalf at the 2023 Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12 in Charlottetown are Ann McTague, left, Allyson Kane and Laura Oakie. Presenting the award is Doug Ezeard, right, of the accounting firm of Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis. - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
The late Maureen McTague is the receiver of this year’s Tunes P.E.I. Life span Achievement Award. Receiving the honour on her behalf at the 2023 Audio P.E.I. Awards Social gathering March 12 in Charlottetown are Ann McTague, remaining, Allyson Kane and Laura Oakie. Presenting the award is Doug Ezeard, correct, of the accounting agency of Arsenault Very best Cameron Ellis. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community

Lifetime of achievements

The late Maureen McTague was awarded the New music P.E.I. Life time Achievement Award.

Laura Oakie accepted the award on her friend’s behalf.

“With her innate ability to make anyone feel special, artists had been generally so relaxed and thrilled to do the job with Mo,” mentioned Oakie, from the podium. “Her legacy is a terrific a single.”

In 2018, McTague went to do the job as the govt assistant to Shania Twain, and the nation tunes star despatched a online video acknowledging McTague’s work.

“I only have the fondest recollections and the deepest respect for Maureen,” explained Twain. “We overlook her. She’s absent, but she’s dwelling on via this appreciation.

“Maureen unquestionably warrants it.”

Ava, left, and Lily Rashed show off their new artist of the year award at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12.  - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Ava, still left, and Lily Rashed present off their new artist of the year award at the Music P.E.I. Awards Occasion March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community

Up coming era

The Lloyd Doyle New Artist of the 12 months Award, the only award with a funds prize attached to it, went to Ava and Lily Rashed. The sisters have steadily labored their way to the award with performances across Prince Edward Island and over and above.

“Wow! We had been not anticipating this at all,” explained Ava when she and Lily approved the award.

After they thanked their vital folks, which include their mother and father who drove them to their gigs throughout the Island and beyond

“We’re just likely to hold building you fellas proud,” claimed Ava. “Thank you so a lot for your support.”

Kinley Dowling, left, accepts the Downtown Charlottetown pop recording of the year award from Chelsey Rogerson at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12.  - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Kinley Dowling, remaining, accepts the Downtown Charlottetown pop recording of the 12 months award from Chelsey Rogerson at the Audio P.E.I. Awards Celebration March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community

And the winners are:

  • Combat Desktops Electronic Existence of the Calendar year – Brandon Howard Roy
  • Lennox Island First Country Songs Movie of the Yr – Andrew Waite for Comprehensive Time Tryin’ 2 Luv
  • Downtown Charlottetown Pop Recording of the Calendar year – KINLEY for Daylight
  • Long & McQuade Educator of the Yr – New music Alive Method with Richard Pellissier-Lush and Ryan Elliot Drew
  • P.E.I. Mutual Instrumental Recording of the 12 months – Atlantic String Equipment for A Solitary Juniper Put up
  • The Guild Achievement in Classical Music – Atlantic String Machine
  • SRL Answers Marketplace Man or woman of the Calendar year – Alyssa Gallant
  • Increasing Time Local community Fund Lloyd Doyle New Artist of the 12 months – Ava and Lily Rashed
  • Fiddling Fisherman Lookout R&B/Soul Recording of the 12 months – Logan Richard for Reside at the Trailside
Drummer Josh Langille, left, hugs his bandmate guitarist and singer Logan Richard alongside bassist Sam Langille after the group won R&B/soul recording of the year at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12. - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Drummer Josh Langille, left, hugs his bandmate guitarist and singer Logan Richard alongside bassist Sam Langille following the team won R&B/soul recording of the year at the Songs P.E.I. Awards Get together March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community
  • Cymba Songs Publishing Stay Music Production Professional of the 12 months – Kyle Gallagher
  • Maritime Electric powered Reside Sector Award – Below the Spire Songs Competition
  • KENT Local community Contributor of the Year Award – Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors
  • Upstreet/Libra Solitary of the 12 months – The East Tips for Stronger Than You Know
  • Arsenault Ideal Cameron & Ellis Lifetime Accomplishment Award – Maureen McTague
  • Caledonia Household Roots Recording of the Calendar year – Lennie Gallant for Xmas Working day on World Earth
  • Holland College or university Musician of the Calendar year – Nick Gauthier
  • The Excitement Album Art of the 12 months – The Burning Hell for Rubbish Island
Lindsay Connolly, left, accepts the live sector award for Under the Spire Music Festival along with Will Howard at the Music P.E.I. Awards Party March 12. - Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Network
Lindsay Connolly, still left, accepts the reside sector award for Less than the Spire Music Competition together with Will Howard at the Music P.E.I. Awards Get together March 12. – Alison Jenkins/SaltWire Community
  • Souris Credit history Union Rooted to the Island – Christine Campbell
  • Town of Charlottetown Rap/Hiphop Recording of the Yr – Vince the Messenger for If These Walls Could Converse
  • Atlantic Lottery Recording Sector Award – Adam Gallant
  • Explore Charlottetown Rock Recording of the 12 months – The Burning Hell for Garbage Island
  • SOCAN Songwriter of the 12 months – The East Ideas
  • Whitecap Amusement Entertainer of the 12 months – Lennie Gallant
  • Component Album of the Yr – The East Pointers for Household of Goals

Alison Jenkins is a reporter with the SaltWire Network in Prince Edward Island. She can be arrived at by e-mail at [email protected] and adopted on Twitter @ReporterAlison.