The Barra MacNeils are one of Canada's premier Celtic groups. The family band from Sydney Mines is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture and history. This diverse and talented group consistently wows audiences with their captivating vocals, harmonies and extraordinary musicianship. After more than 27 years, the group is as busy as ever, having released two new recordings in 2012, a live concert album with Symphony Nova Scotia and a special project recorded during Celtic Colours with a wide variety of musical guests from the Festival. With multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top-drawer instrumental prowess on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments, dancing, storytelling, Gaelic songs and a journey through an ancient culture, The Barra MacNeils live in concert must be experienced to be believed.