The sun is shining, the waves are crashing, and the sound of music fills the air. This can only mean one thing – the Cavendish Beach Music Festival is in full swing. Each summer, this PEI staple event takes over the shores of Prince Edward Island, bringing together music lovers from far and wide for a celebration of music, culture, and community.

This multi-day outdoor festival in the heart of Cavendish draws tens of thousands of fans and the biggest names in country music and beyond. The festival organizers outdo themselves year after year, and this year is no exception. Jake Owen, Kane Brown, and Chris Stapleton are among the headliners that will grace the 2023 CBMF stage.

Building on the tremendous triumph of the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, Whitecap Entertainment is bringing a BRAND-NEW Festival to the Island: SOMMO, a two-day music and culinary festival unlike any other in Canada.

Calling All Music and Food Lovers

Fans will experience a truly unforgettable celebration of music and food at SOMMO Festival, with multiple stages featuring performances from acclaimed artists from Canada and around the world. The Bell Main Stage will host an impressive lineup including Mumford and Sons, Maggie Rogers, Tegan and Sara, and many more.

What makes this festival truly unique is the culinary experience it offers. Festival goers will have the chance to partake in live food demonstrations and meet culinary luminaries like Top-Chef Judge, Gail Simmons. With a diverse selection of delectable dishes from regional restaurants, breweries, wineries, and more, there is something for everyone to savor and enjoy!

Memorable Experiences

Along with large concerts, Whitecap Entertainment works closely with local organizations to create engaging events that promote PEI’s arts and culture scene. From captivating drag events, hilarious comedy shows, intimate acoustic concerts with local artists or energetic dance parties, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

One of the highlights of the year is the PEI Beer Festival – a celebration of beers and cider from local breweries and beyond. Beer enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of brews, ciders and coolers while learning about crafting and brewing. Live music and local food pairings guarantee a great time for all.

Bringing people together through music, culture, and community create memorable experiences and lasting connections. With the announcement of SOMMO Festival, we can look forward to yet another unforgettable event that will celebrate the best of music and culinary delights on PEI.

Want to be among the first to experience a brand new festival in Cavendish, PEI? Visit SOMMO Festival to learn more about this unique festival experience, and grab your tickets!


No one knows Prince Edward Island better than the people who live and explore it every day. Learn about beaches the locals use, the best spot for kayaking, find out where Islanders buy their fresh seafood and what to do with the kids on a rainy summer day.

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