Contact East Lineup Announced

Contact East Line-Up Announced

The Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) has announced the complete lineup of acts who will take part in its flagship event, Contact East.

Appearing in Charlottetown Sept. 26-29 are: Vishtèn, Laila Biali, Andrew Waite, Melody Johnson, Nive & the Deer Children, Shaun Boothe, Big Little Lions, West of Mabou, Geri Hall & Gary Pearson, Papagroove, Theatre New Brunswick, Ripopee (L’ Aubergine), Sarah Hagen & Brendan MacLeod, Countermeasure, La Terza Classe, Emily Jean Flack, Jacques Surette, Fara, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (Axis Theatre), Ryan McMahon, Dr. G, Kim Harris, Charlie A'Court & Witchitaw, Twin Flames, The Myrtle Sisters, Raine Hamilton and Calum Graham,  Catrin Finch & Seckou Keito, Trio Fibonacci, Rebecca Perry, Jennah Barry, Rozalind McPhail, Lizzy Hoyt and Svetlana Shmulyian.

“We challenge ourselves from year to year to bring the best to Contact East and looking at this wide-ranging list, I think we have done it again in 2019," says Angela Campbell, Executive Director of the Imperial Theatre and current APA President. "We look forward to helping these artists build their profiles in Atlantic Canada while providing top tier live programming for large and small venues and festivals throughout the region.”

Canadian Heritage, Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of PEI through Innovation PEI, Province of NS - Communities Culture & Heritage, Province of NB -Tourism, Heritage & Culture and FACTOR are named as funding partners.

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