Corey Poirier
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Corey Poirier

Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada | Established. Jan 01, 1996 | SELF

Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada | SELF
Established on Jan, 1996
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"FROM LIVE CD RECORDING"

“Corey is an 'authentic' performer who sings from the heart! His music is an expression of his thoughts, feelings and experiences and....I particularly enjoyed the songs that were written BY him FOR him.”

Brenda Saunders/Todd
- Audience Member


"FROM LIVE CD RECORDING"

“I found the music fresh and original. The musicians presented a fun atmosphere and showed such a comradery with each other. It was an honor to attend.”

Leslie Barr
- Audience Member


"FROM LIVE CD RECORDING"

"This was my first time attending a CD recording. I loved it."

Ruth Flemming - Audience Member


"FROM PEI CD RELEASE PARTY"

"The talent that Corey, Neal and Mike have is awesome. I enjoyed every minute of the performance tonight."

Cindy Galt - Audience Member


"FROM PEI CD RELEASE PARTY"

"Among crowd favourites were the upbeat and somewhat risqué 'Another Sleazy Prick' and the countrified, John Wayne-inspired 'The Duke'. But no matter what material they performed, the guys imprinted it with their personalized 6-Pack stamp."

Raymond Arsenault
Former Entertainment Reviewer - Emcee / Former Entertainment Reviewer


Discography

Friendless (1999)
The Campfire Songs (2001)
Live @ The Music Room (2006)

Evil Anthems (April 2014)

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The founding member of the bands 6-Pack and CJPOIRIER and Friends, Corey Poirier released two studio length CD's before striking out on his own as a solo artist in 2005. During his time as the consistent member of CJPOIRIER & Friends his songs found their way up the charts of www.mp3.com (1999 - 2001), onto the stage in original 2002 and 2006 stage plays, onto the screen in an original 2002 film and onto the airwaves via multiple radio stations. During his years with both 6-Pack and CJPOIRIER & Friends he performed at the 1997 PEI Battle of the Bands and the 2001 Edmonton International Fringe Festival and various venues in between (both before and after). He just finished two consecutive tapings for CBC Radio and as of August 1st he just released his first solo recording; a Live CD called Live @ The Music Room.

Corey has shared the stage with 2008 EMCA Winner / 2007 PEI Music Award Winner Mike Dixon, Mike Bernard (Former Member of Schpinsch & Noise), Neal Riley (Former Member of Black Rose), Donna Wall (Accomplished Solo Singer), Bobby Gallant (Accomplished Guitarist), Darren Biggar (Chart Topping Recording Artist), Davey Kemp (Former Radio Show Co-host / Parody Writer) and Susan Dixon (Accomplished Recording Artist).

In 2007, Corey's song "Living Lies" was a finalist entry in a national songwriting competition, in 2008 he launched a new Spoken Word show called Never Has Been that was featured on CBC Compass, and he was recently selected as the first ever live entertainer for the Halifax Habitat for Humanity's Live Auction.

Venues include The World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, The Confederation Centre of Arts, Weigh West in Tofino, B.C., Caffe Vincente in Tofino, B.C., The Mersey, Neptune Theatre, The Frigate, Gingers, The Seahorse, Seagulps, The Silver Fox, Dave Doolittles, Parkside Pub, The Khyber 1 and Crazy Neighbor Pub.

Currently Corey Poirier performs at the selected gig (mostly charity related) and Speaks to groups on his experiences as an Entertainer, A Newspaper Publisher, and Peak Sales and Business Performer.

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