Granville Green

Date: Sunday, July 7 2019 to Sunday, August 11 2019

This year’s series will feature six free outdoor concerts held on Sundays from July 7 to August 11 at the Granville Green bandshell in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. From folk to Celtic, established and emerging artists from across Canada will take to the stage this summer to present wonderful music for everyone’s enjoyment. On the beautiful Strait of Canso, each all ages outdoor concert at the band shell begins at 7pm and concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs…

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Date: Saturday, May 11 2019

Còig is a folk music group from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The group consists of Darren McMullen on guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute and vocals; Rachel Davis on fiddle, viola and vocals; Jason Roach on piano and Chrissy Crowley on fiddle and viola. Tickets are available now at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre box office.

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Barra MacNeils: On The Bright Side Tour

Date: Thursday, October 4 2018

Strathspey Performing Arts Centre proudly presents The Barra MacNeils: On the Bright Side Tour on Thursday, October 4. The Barra MacNeils are beloved for the rollicking blend of fiddle-driven tunes they deliver with cheerful abandon and a foot-stomping beat. While the band’s latest release, titled On The Bright Side, would appear equally sunny in its outlook, there is a dose of something deeper, and slightly darker, in some of these grooves… As always, the five MacNeil siblings – Lucy, Boyd, Stewart, Kyle and…

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Currents Summer Series: Scott Macmillan and Brian Doyle

Date: Thursday, August 23 2018

Scott Macmillan is recognized as one of Canada’s leading musicians, and as playing an integral role in widening the audience for the music of Atlantic Canada both nationally and internationally. Equally at home on the podium, in the studio or behind a guitar, Mr. Macmillan is in great demand as a music director, performer/conductor, arranger and producer. “Macmillan is a wonderful musical ambassador for every genre of music from this area and a joy to work with.” Susan Mitton, Director…

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Currents Summer Series: Sean McCann

Date: Thursday, August 16 2018

Séan McCann bought his first guitar in 1989 which he affectionately calls “Old Brown”. Old Brown has been around. He was there for the first song Séan ever wrote. He was there as Séan founded the acclaimed and multi-million selling band (Great Big Sea) that would change his life. He was there to hold Séan up many a night as he struggled with alcoholism, and he has been there to help guide Séan out of the darkness with music as his medicine. With the release of…

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Masters Concert at the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre

Date: Thursday, October 4 2018

TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 2018 A concert not to be missed that always sell out quickly! Opening concert for the Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp featuring a host of Cape Breton's finest fiddlers together with top-notch accompanists in an incredible night of authentic Celtic music. Performer lineup to be announced June 2018 (listing will be updated). Doors and fully licensed bar open at 6:45pm. Concert starts at 7:30pm. ** WE WILL NOT MAIL ANY TICKETS ** All tickets purchased online or…

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Thursday Evening Ceilidhs

Date: Thursday, July 4 2019 to Thursday, October 24 2019

The Chestico Museum hosts a ceilidh on Thursday evenings during the months of July and August. Local musicians provide the entertainment and tea and refreshments are served following the show.

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Glencoe Day

Date: Sunday, September 1 2019

Community celebration with games of chance, horseshoes, Mass at St Joseph's, followed by a dinner and square dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall.

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Ceilidh on the Wharf

Date: Sunday, August 11 2019

Lots of local talent, musical entertainment, boat rides, and beautiful scenery all included in the price of admission.  Canteen facilities on site.   Take the Mabou Harbour Road off the Ceilidh Trail, Route 19 in Mabou and follow the signs.

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Lunch Ceilidh at the Celtic Music Centre

Date: Monday, June 4 2018 to Sunday, October 14 2018

Stop in and experience one of our famous Lunch Ceilidhs in the Ceilidh Pub featuring authentic live Celtic music with some of Cape Breton's best up and coming and seasoned musicians, 7 days a week (June 4-October 14, 2018). Our menu of Nova Scotia favourites features a signature seafood chowder, traditional lobster sandwich, fish cakes, Seafood linguini, a variety of grilled sandwiches, burgers, fresh salads, tasty desserts and more, all house made with local ingredients. Our fully licensed bar offers…

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