Diversity Inclusion Statement:  The PEIBOTMS welcomes all individuals to its music events, working to actively involve and strengthen partnerships with people encouraging them to be part of this organization. Society volunteers learn about new cultures and experiences as new people are welcomed to our events.

The PEI Bluegrass and Old Time Music Society is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of bluegrass in Prince Edward Island. Each year the society hosts a Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival as well as a number of concerts and other Bluegrass related events.

The society’s ongoing vision is to promote the genres of Bluegrass and Old Time music through offering these events and holding “jam-sessions.”

We invite you to look through the upcoming events, news section and member information, and if you’re interested in becoming a member, click on the membership application below.

Information on our annual festival, which is held the first full weekend in July each year, can be found here.

The Society board members include: Shirley Smedley Jay, President,  ___Vice President, Pat MacKinnon, Treasurer, Ann Chaisson, Secretary, Directors: Serge Bernard, Janet McGarry, Mark van Ryn, Albert Shepard, Ann Hay, David Clarke

The PEIBOTMS presents teaching workshops when the opportunity arises. If you are a teaching musician and would like to provide instruction on banjo, mandolin, guitar, dobro, bass in an in-person or virtual setting, please contact: [email protected]

Upcoming Events

Don’t miss this….
37th Annual PEI BLUEGRASS & Old Time Music Festival
July 5, 6, 7, 2024
Dundas Fairgrounds,
260 Little River Road, Dundas PEI






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