Upcoming shows

Date Tuesday October 13th 7:30 PM
Show Orangedale Whistle
Venue Orangedale United Church

Upcoming workshops

Date Tuesday October 13th 10:30 AM
Workshop CBC Mainstreet Live
Venue Knox Presbyterian Church

Paul MacDonald

Cape Breton

Paul MacDonald is a musician of many talents who has traveled throughout traditional music circles both at home and abroad. An accomplished guitarist, he has performed with numerous Celtic artists including Jerry Holland, Brenda Stubbert, Otis Tomas, Paul Cranford, The Boys of The Lough, Joe Derrane, Máire O'Keeffe, Brendan Mulvihill, Hamish Moore, John MacLean and Fred Morrison. Today Paul is a member of The Rocky Shore and The Poe Trio. He is also a skilful and creative sound engineer, producer, collector, writer and researcher with an extensive discography that includes traditional music from Cape Breton, Ireland, Scotland and the Appalachians. Over the past twenty years, his audio restorations have put many fine old recordings back into circulation. Paul has taught at numerous workshops and festivals throughout his career, including the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, and from 2003 to 2007 Paul was adjunct professor of Celtic Music at St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish Nova Scotia.