Join 2020 Music PEI Entertainer of the Year Cory Gallant along with award-winning bass player Remi Arsenault for their debut performance at Tidal Bore Rafting Resort. Special guest Glen Campbell tribute band Wichita Finemen. Presented by Tidal Bore Rafting Resort and Hot Country 103.5. Emceed by DJ Cruise from Hot Country.
Come spend May Long Weekend with the Music PEI 2020 Entertainer of the Year Cory Gallant at the beautiful Tidal Bore Rafting Resort in Urbania, NS. Cory will be joined onstage by award-winning bass player Remi Arsenault. Special guests will be Glen Campbell tribute band, Wichita Finemen, led by Randy Mac and Tidal Bore Rafting Resort owner Steve Elder.
Presented by Hot Country 103.5. DJ Cruise will be broadcasting live from the resort from 2 pm to 6 pm. Limited amount of reserved seating available.
$20/general admission and $40/dinner plus show.
Wichita Linemen @ 6:30 pm
Cory Gallant & Remi Arsenault @ 8 - 10 pm
Dinner served from 6 pm to 8 pm
**Dinner options: Gourmet burger with fries & salad and dessert. Also Penne Pasta with Salad & Dessert ( Available Chicken or Vegetarian) **
Rain or shine (covered patio seating). No refunds. Owner reserves the right to reschedule/cancel the show due to extreme weather conditions or changes in provincial restrictions.
Country artist Cory Gallant began to make a name for himself in 2018, when he became the winner of the CCMA National Spotlight Performance Contest. Since then, he has let nothing stop him from moving forward in a full-speed-ahead direction not even a pandemic.
In 2020, the PEI native became one of the first artists to have a livestream show after the pandemic initially hit. Cory's initial Facebook livestream show Live from His Living Room earned him a 2021 Music PEI nomination for Digital Achievement of the Year.
His 2020 single release, Easily Addicted, garnered the country singer 2021 Music PEIs FACTOR Song of the Year nomination. Easily Addicted was the #1 song in the Canadian Indie Country Countdowns Top 100 of 2020 and #18 on Indie Radio Airplay (across all genres) Top 100 of 2020.
Other accolades include Music PEI Entertainer of the Year (2020) and New Artist of the Year (2020) awards as well as an East Coast Music Association (ECMA) nomination for Country Recording of the Year (2020).
Cory was a finalist in the Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC) Music Searchlight 2020 contest. His self-penned song, Where You Come From earned him Top 10 overall and Top 3 greatest number of votes. Of 1,100 entries, he was one of two contestants to make Top 50 for votes received and Top 50 Producer Pick.
Cory's modern traditional sound brings the best of 90s country to the 2020s think Tim McGraw meets Luke Combs. His country roots run deep, being raised on the outlaw music of Waylon Jennings, George Jones, and Merle Haggard. He is still just as passionate about the genre to this day. Cory's currently working with renowned producer Jason Barry on his next single.
Rémi Arsenault (Music PEI Musician of the Year - 2010) has been a prominent side and session musician in the PEI music scene for over twenty years. He picked up bass, drums, and guitar before he was ten years old, growing up in a very musical family that is well known for its cultural contributions to the French-Acadian music scene on the Island and beyond.
Remi has toured North America and Europe numerous times with artists such as Natalie Macmaster, Donnell Leahy, Vishten, Catherine Maclellan, Coig, Fayo, Dominique Dupuis, An Acoustic Sin and many more.
ABOUT WICHITA FINEMEN:
Steve Elder, the Daddio of the Patio, has been playing and singing for 40 years. He and Randy Mac formed the Wichita Finemen to offer a tribute to the late Rhinestone Cowboy himself, Glen Campbell. Hear all the Hits and sing along!
Guitar and vocals, Randys high energy virtuoso show will keep you captivated. From rock to the old time classics, Randy has performed throughout Europe and North America.