Colette Cheverie is a native of East Point, PEI and has established herself as one of Prince Edward Island’s finest young singers. In 2005, she became the lead vocalist of The Celtic Ladies, performing to sold-out audiences weekly at The Guild in Charlottetown.
As a respected interpreter of traditional folksongs, with those rooted in Atlantic Canada and beyond, Colette gives a refreshing and modern slant to ancient songs blending alongside of contemporary works. With her crystal-clear voice paired with stirring ballads and haunting melodies of traditional Scottish and Irish folksongs, Colette entrances her audiences as she recants the musical stories of lost love, hardships and tragedies of past immigrants. Melodious and smooth she communicates her stories with passion, adding subtle ornamentation where appropriate. Audiences can be assured of an entertaining and captivating performance.
Colette’s highly anticipated debut album “Hours Before Dawn” features some of Atlantic Canada’s finest musicians including; Ryan and Boyd MacNeil (The Barra MacNeils), Grady Poe, Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc (Vishten), Ellen MacPhee and Timothy Chaisson. “Hours Before Dawn” was released on July 13, 2008 at The Guild in Charlottetown, PEI.
Over the past 3 years, Colette has shared the stage with a variety of talented East Coast musicians, including Dave Gunning, Sons of Maxwell, Richard Wood, Chuck & Albert, Timothy Chaisson, Elmer Deagle, and Kendra MacGillivray. She has performed for the Governor General of Canada , the Prime Minister of Canada, and a contingent of US Governors from the New England states.