Cavendish Celebrates Canada!

Cavendish Celebrates Canada!

Extend your Canada Day celebrations into a long-weekend in Cavendish with Alan Doyle & the Beautiful Gypsies, Matt Andersen & the Bona Fide, The Strumbellas and more. The all-Canadian line-up will rock the permanent stage at the Cavendish Beach Events Centre on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016. Tickets available now at, prices starting at $35 for adults!

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Alan Doyle, actor, producer, newly-minted best-selling author, and best- known as lead singer for Newfoundland’s beloved Great Big Sea these past 20+ years, holding nine albums, double-disc hits retrospective, and two DVD releases they have been declared Gold or Platinum and have sold a combined 1.2 million copies in Canada.

With nearly 10 million views on YouTube, a 2013 European Blues Award, and winning Best Solo Performer at the Memphis Blues Challenge, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. Andersen has won the 2013 Euro Blues Award for Best Solo /Acoustic Act, three Maple Blues Awards in 2012, and nabbed him 2010 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

The Strumbellas got their start in 2009 with their eponymous EP release, which prompted proclamation from the CBC that they are a “band to watch.” They lay claim to the SiriusXM Indies award for Folk Group Of The Year, they are a Polaris Music Prize nominee, accepted an Ottawa Folk Festival’s Supernova Rising Star Award and nabbed the Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Album Of The Year and CBC Music’s Rising Star award.