Saturday, July 1st 2017

Canada Day Open House

Saturday July 1st
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Céilidh at the CMIC

Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Kenneth MacKenzie, Brian MacDonald, Allan Dewar, Kenny Stewart

Saturday July 1st
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Froilig-luadhaidh | Milling Frolic
Afternoon Pub at the Doryman

Afternoon Pub at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Joël Chiasson, Patrick Gillis

Saturday July 1st
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Inverness Legion, Inverness

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Dara MacDonald, Kevin Dugas, Adam Young, John R. Fontaine

Saturday July 1st
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Décota McNamara

Saturday July 1st
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at Governors

Pub Night at Governors

Governors Pub & Eatery, Sydney

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Dwayne Côté, Melody Cameron, Susan MacLean, Derrick Cameron

Saturday July 1st
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Darrell Keigan, Blanche Sophocleous, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill

Saturday July 1st
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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West Mabou Square Dance

West Mabou Square Dance

West Mabou Hall, West Mabou

$8 at door | All ages | Under 12 free

When in Cape Breton, do as the Capers do, right? Here's your chance at a slice of life experience by jumping in on the action…

Featuring: Richard Wood, Rodney MacDonald, Allan Dewar, Sandy MacDonald

Saturday July 1st
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Sunday, July 2nd 2017

Céilidh at the CMIC

Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Mike Hall, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Hilda Chiasson, Paul MacDonald

Sunday July 2nd
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Opening Gala Concert
Community Turkey Dinner

Community Turkey Dinner

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 | All ages

Located at the heart of our campus, MacKenzie Hall, we will have a turkey dinner with all of the trimmings, featuring locally grown ingredients. Free…

Sunday July 2nd
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Inverness Legion, Inverness

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Junior Fraser, Darrell Keigan

Sunday July 2nd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

Sunday July 2nd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: John Pellerin, Karen Beaton, Joey Beaton, Clifford Carter

Sunday July 2nd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Granville Green

Granville Green

Granville Green, Port Hawkesbury

Free | All ages

The Granville Green Concert Series which is located in the town of Port Hawkesbury, situated on the beautiful Strait of Canso and provides a wonderful…

Featuring: Nuallan, Sarah MacInnis, Change of Step, Barra MacNeils

Sunday July 2nd
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Old Triangle

Pub Night at the Old Triangle

The Old Triangle Pub, Sydney

No Cover Charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Dara MacDonald, Susan MacLean, Beech Hill

Sunday July 2nd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre, Whycocomagh

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Richard Wood, Joël Chiasson, Décota McNamara, Buddy MacDonald

Sunday July 2nd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Doryman

Pub Night at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Mike Barron, Allan Dewar, Kenny Stewart

Sunday July 2nd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at Governors

Pub Night at Governors

Governors Pub & Eatery, Sydney

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Doug Lamey, Lawrence Cameron, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill

Sunday July 2nd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Tom Daniels

Sunday July 2nd
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Ray Mattie

Sunday July 2nd
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Monday, July 3rd 2017

Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Monday July 3rd
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Guided Storytelling Tour and Milling Frolic

Guided Storytelling Tour and Milling Frolic

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

$25.00 per person | $15 students All ages

Come join us for a guided storytelling tour of the Highland Village. This special folk-life experience will give you insight into the lives and stories…

Monday July 3rd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

Free | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Andrea Beaton

Monday July 3rd
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages

Get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap your toes to the sounds of fiddle, piano, bagpipes, Gaelic…

Featuring: Jay MacDonald

Monday July 3rd
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Monday July 3rd
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Suas E – Songs and Stories at the Highland Village

Suas E – Songs and Stories at the Highland Village

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

Adults $11.00 Senior (65+) $9.00 Child (6-17) $5.00 Child (5 & under) Free Family (max 2 adults) $25.00

Visit with us as we share Gaelic songs and stories that continue to be passed on from one generation to the next. Pets are part…

Monday July 3rd
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Afternoon Pub with Ashley MacIsaac and Friends

Afternoon Pub with Ashley MacIsaac and Friends

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$25 | All ages

Ashley, yes, the Ashley, is back in town and coming to play in St. Ann's! Join us for a show to remember with the one…

Featuring: Ashley MacIsaac, Howie MacDonald, Jay MacDonald

Monday July 3rd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Ian MacDougall, Gillian Head, Hilda Chiasson, Allie Bennett

Monday July 3rd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance

Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

$8 at door | All ages

Often the only gathering space in the community would be the school house. In the evening the desk would be pushed aside and the music…

Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton

Monday July 3rd
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Donny LeBlanc, Mckayla MacNeil, Lawrence Cameron, Blanche Sophocleous

Monday July 3rd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at Miller’s

Pub Night at Miller’s

Miller's Tap and Grill, Port Hawkesbury

No cover charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Ray Mattie

Monday July 3rd
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Campground Céilidh

Campground Céilidh

Broad Cove Campground, Ingonish, Ingonish

Free all Ages

Back for a second year, this fun ceilidh in the campground is unlike any other! Live music in one of the most beautiful places on…

Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

Monday July 3rd
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at the door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: All Fired Up, Buddy MacDonald

Monday July 3rd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at Governors

Pub Night at Governors

Governors Pub & Eatery, Sydney

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Còig

Monday July 3rd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Old Triangle

Pub Night at the Old Triangle

The Old Triangle Pub, Sydney

No Cover Charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Evans & Doherty

Monday July 3rd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Doryman

Pub Night at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Richard Wood, Mac Morin, Junior Fraser

Monday July 3rd
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Frolic & Folk

Pub Night at the Frolic & Folk

Frolic & Folk Pub, Iona

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Gabrielle MacLellan, Dara MacDonald, Adam Young, Tom Daniels

Monday July 3rd
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Leanne Aucoin, Allan Dewar, David Rankin

Monday July 3rd
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Brook Village Square Dance

Brook Village Square Dance

Brook Village Hall, Brook Village

$8.00 at door | Ages 19+

When in Cape Breton, do as the Capers do, right? Here's your chance at a slice of life experience by jumping in on the action…

Featuring: Glenn Graham, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Joey Beaton, Paul MacDonald

Monday July 3rd
9:30 PM - 1:00 AM

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Tuesday, July 4th 2017

Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Tuesday July 4th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

Free | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Mairi Rankin

Tuesday July 4th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages

Get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap your toes to the sounds of fiddle, piano, bagpipes, Gaelic…

Featuring: Siobhan Beaton

Tuesday July 4th
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Tuesday July 4th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Highland Village

Céilidh at the Highland Village

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

Regular Admission

Join us for songs, stories and music, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia's Gaelic-speaking people at our…

Tuesday July 4th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Pub Night at TALO

Pub Night at TALO

TALO Cafèbar, Glace Bay

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: J.P. Cormier, Gillian Head, Mary Beth Carty

Tuesday July 4th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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A Night with Beòlach and Friends

A Night with Beòlach and Friends

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$25 | All ages

With almost 20 years as a band under their belt, Beòlach certainly know how to make beautiful music together. Nowadays, with busy musical schedules and…

Featuring: Beòlach, Scott Macmillan, Cormier Duo, Siobhan Beaton

Tuesday July 4th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: All Fired Up, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill

Tuesday July 4th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Céilidh at The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Céilidh at The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Port Hawkesbury

$10 at door | All ages

Sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the concerts in the series, which is sure to feature great musical variety, lots of toe-tapping, and only…

Featuring: Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Kimberley Fraser, Goiridh Dòmhnullach

Tuesday July 4th
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Tuesday Céilidh at the Mabou Community Hall

Tuesday Céilidh at the Mabou Community Hall

Mabou Community Hall, Mabou

$10 at door | All ages

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a long-standing traditional summer concert series in Mabou, which is sure to feature great musical variety, lots of toe-tapping, and…

Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Karen Beaton, Catherine Hawley, Joey Beaton

Tuesday July 4th
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Pub Night at Governors

Pub Night at Governors

Governors Pub & Eatery, Sydney

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Ray Mattie

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Doryman

Pub Night at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Howie MacDonald, Donny LeBlanc, André LeBlanc, Gélas Larade

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Frolic & Folk

Pub Night at the Frolic & Folk

Frolic & Folk Pub, Iona

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Brenda Stubbert, Paul Cranford, Doug MacPhee, Paul MacDonald

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Glenn Graham, Mary Graham, Kenny Stewart

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Old Triangle

Pub Night at the Old Triangle

The Old Triangle Pub, Sydney

No Cover Charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: McGinty

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Concert at the Louisbourg Playhouse

Concert at the Louisbourg Playhouse

Louisbourg Playhouse, Louisbourg

$25 | All ages

Sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the concerts in our KitchenFest! series, which is sure to feature great musical variety, lots of toe-tapping, and…

Featuring: Còig, Joanne MacIntyre

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Féis an Eilein Concert

Féis an Eilein Concert

Féis an Eilein, Christmas Island

$15 at door

Sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the concerts in the series, which is sure to feature great musical variety, lots of toe-tapping, and only…

Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, David Rankin

Tuesday July 4th
8:00 PM -

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Evans & Doherty

Tuesday July 4th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, July 5th 2017

Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Wednesday July 5th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

Free | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Glenn Graham

Wednesday July 5th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages

Get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap your toes to the sounds of fiddle, piano, bagpipes, Gaelic…

Featuring: Brienne MacDonald

Wednesday July 5th
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Wednesday July 5th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Piper at The Lone Shieling

Piper at The Lone Shieling

Lone Sheiling, Pleasant Bay

Free | All ages

The Lone Shieling, located on a roughly landscaped site at Cape Breton Highlands National Park, is a rectangular structure closely modeled after Scottish traditional dwellings…

Featuring: Rankin MacInnis

Wednesday July 5th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Milling Frolic at The Highland Village

Milling Frolic at The Highland Village

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

Regular Admission

Come join us at the table for songs and friendly conversation at the Highland Village milling frolic. The Gaels way to make the cloth ready…

Wednesday July 5th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Kimberley Fraser, Rankin MacInnis, Adam Young, Mary Beth Carty

Wednesday July 5th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Brian MacDonald, Colin Grant, Marion Dewar, Scott Macmillan

Wednesday July 5th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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College Connections

College Connections

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$25 All ages

Over the College's long 78 year history, more than a few connections and friendships have been made! Tonight we celebrate some of those ties with…

Featuring: Nuallan, Fileanta, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association, Dominique Dodge, Brienne MacDonald

Wednesday July 5th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Doryman

Pub Night at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: J.P. Cormier, Hailee LeFort, Kathleen Poirier

Wednesday July 5th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Old Triangle

Pub Night at the Old Triangle

The Old Triangle Pub, Sydney

No Cover Charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Mike Barron, Colin Rankin, Kolten MacDonell, Cyril MacPhee

Wednesday July 5th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Concert and Dance at the Normaway

Concert and Dance at the Normaway

Normaway Inn, Margaree Valley

$10 at door | All ages

Sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the concerts in the series, which is sure to feature great musical variety, lots of toe-tapping, and only…

Featuring: Rannie MacLellan, Douglas Cameron, Robert Deveaux, Hilda Chiasson, Maybelle Chisholm-McQueen

Wednesday July 5th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre, Whycocomagh

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Evans & Doherty

Wednesday July 5th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: McGinty

Wednesday July 5th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Rodney MacDonald, Howie MacDonald, Wendy MacIsaac, Sandy MacDonald

Wednesday July 5th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Thursday, July 6th 2017

Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Thursday July 6th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

Free | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac

Thursday July 6th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages

Get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap your toes to the sounds of fiddle, piano, bagpipes, Gaelic…

Featuring: Abigail MacDonald

Thursday July 6th
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Thursday July 6th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Highland Village

Céilidh at the Highland Village

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

Regular Admission

Join us for songs, stories and music, or just a chance to chat about the traditions and history of Nova Scotia's Gaelic-speaking people at our…

Thursday July 6th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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J.P. Cormier at Rita’s Tea Room

J.P. Cormier at Rita’s Tea Room

Rita's Tea Room, Big Pond

$29.95 plus tax

Doesn't get any more cozy than this! An intimate afternoon with songs and stories from one of Cape Breton's favourite sons, JP Cormier. A full…

Featuring: J.P. Cormier

Thursday July 6th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Traditional Codfish Supper

Traditional Codfish Supper

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 | All ages

Enjoy this cultural staple, including maritime codfish, potatoes, curds, bacon scraps, chow, and homemade bonnach just like Grandma used to make. Finish things off with…

Thursday July 6th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Inverness Legion, Inverness

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: All Fired Up, Cyril MacPhee

Thursday July 6th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Gabrielle MacLellan, Tom Daniels, Susan MacLean, Rita Rankin

Thursday July 6th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Evans & Doherty

Thursday July 6th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Songwriters’ Circle
Pub Night at the Iona Legion

Pub Night at the Iona Legion

Iona Legion, Iona

$10 at door, Ages19 + Cash Only

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: McGinty

Thursday July 6th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Brent Chaisson

Thursday July 6th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at Governors

Pub Night at Governors

Governors Pub & Eatery, Sydney

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Dara MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Kolten MacDonell, Allie Bennett

Thursday July 6th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Old Triangle

Pub Night at the Old Triangle

The Old Triangle Pub, Sydney

No Cover Charge

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Ryan J. MacNeil, Trevor Kellock, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis

Thursday July 6th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Thursday Night Youth Céilidh at the Inverness Fire Hall

Thursday Night Youth Céilidh at the Inverness Fire Hall

Inverness Fire Hall, Inverness

$10 at door

For over 25 years, Alice Freeman has led the charge in providing a stage and platform for up-and-coming youth performers to shine for all to…

Thursday July 6th
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Brian Doyle, Scott Macmillan, Décota McNamara, Cormier Duo

Thursday July 6th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall

Dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall

Glencoe Mills Hall, Glencoe

$8 at door | All ages

When in Cape Breton, do as the Capers do, right? Here's your chance at a slice of life experience by jumping in on the action…

Featuring: Mike Hall, Douglas Cameron, Lawrence Cameron, Pius MacIsaac

Thursday July 6th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Friday, July 7th 2017

Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Friday July 7th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic

Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

$25.00 per person | All ages

Come join us for a guided storytelling tour of the Highland Village. This special folk-life experience will give you insight into the lives and stories…

Friday July 7th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Lunchtime Céilidh at the CMIC

Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, Judique

Free | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Mike Hall

Friday July 7th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages

Get a taste of our lively music and dance, and a hearty home-cooked meal. Tap your toes to the sounds of fiddle, piano, bagpipes, Gaelic…

Featuring: Mary Elizabeth and Elizabeth MacInnis

Friday July 7th
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Cultural Demonstrations

Cultural Demonstrations

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children)

Ever wonder what a milling frolic is? Wish you could speak a few words of Gaelic? Want to learn a few steps for the square…

Friday July 7th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Milling Frolic

Milling Frolic

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village, Iona

Regular Admission

Come and join us at the table for songs and friendly conversation at the Highland Village milling frolic. The Gaels way to make the cloth…

Friday July 7th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Pub Night at the MacBouch

Pub Night at the MacBouch

MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge, St. Peter's

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Melody Cameron, Stan Chapman, Adam Young, Derrick Cameron, Bonny Jean MacDonald

Friday July 7th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Pub Night at the Inverness Legion

Inverness Legion, Inverness

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Evans & Doherty

Friday July 7th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Céilidh at the Keltic Lodge

Keltic Lodge, Ingonish

$10 at door | All ages

Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure…

Featuring: Leanne Aucoin, Stephanie MacDonald, Kolten MacDonell, Blanche Sophocleous

Friday July 7th
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Boisdale Hall

Pub Night at the Boisdale Hall

Boisdale Hall, Boisdale

$10 at door *Cash only | Ages 19+

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

Friday July 7th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Pub Night at the Waterfront Centre

Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre, Whycocomagh

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: McGinty

Friday July 7th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Pub Night at the Red Shoe

Pub Night at the Red Shoe

The Red Shoe Pub, Mabou

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Donna Marie DeWolfe, Brent Aucoin, Kimberley Fraser, Pius MacIsaac

Friday July 7th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Pub Night at the Doryman

Pub Night at the Doryman

Doryman Pub & Grill, Chéticamp

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Douglas Cameron, Joe MacMaster, Hilda Chiasson, Brent Chaisson

Friday July 7th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Pub Night at the Baddeck Legion

Baddeck Legion, Baddeck

$10 at door

Get out and enjoy a night of music in one of the most common and natural spots for it – the pub! Get cozy with…

Featuring: Karen Beaton, Hailee LeFort, Lawrence Cameron, Darrell Keigan

Friday July 7th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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SW Margaree Square Dance

SW Margaree Square Dance

Southwest Margaree Hall, SW Margaree

$8 at door | Ages 19+

When in Cape Breton, do as the Capers do, right? Here's your chance at a slice of life experience by jumping in on the action…

Featuring: Ian MacDougall, Dawn Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Sandy MacDonald

Friday July 7th
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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KitchenFest! Kitchen Party

KitchenFest! Kitchen Party

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's

$20 Ages 19+

What's the best way to close off a week of festivities? For KitchenFest!, it's got to be one big kitchen party! Join us in central…

Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Cyril MacPhee, Buddy MacDonald

Friday July 7th
11:00 PM - 2:00 AM

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