Kolten MacDonell

Kolten MacDonell

Kolten MacDonell is a fiddler, step dancer, and piano player from Glencoe, Cape Breton. He began playing music at a young age, influenced by many local teachers, including Stephanie Wills, Brenda Stubbert and Jerry Holland. Kolten has played for ceilidhs and dances throughout Cape Breton, and is also in demand as a teacher. He has taught piano accompaniment and step dancing workshops for several years at the Gaelic College in St. Ann’s, Ceilidh Trail School of Celtic Music, and Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School. In addition to playing music, Kolten completed undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from St. Francis Xavier University. In 2011, he received the National Health Innovation Award from the Health Council of Canada.

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Red Shoe Pub

KitchenFest! is thrilled to once again have the Red Shoe back for festival year 11, a true hot spot for live music and good times.…

June 30, 2024
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Afternoon Pub at the Baddeck Legion

Afternoon Pub at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion

It's always a good time at the Baddeck Legion, one of KitchenFest!'s regular locales. At a pub gathering, you can expect lively tunes, sweet sing-alongs,…

July 1, 2024
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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