TheWorldonaString-Encore

The World on a String – Encore

With six of the top female fiddlers from Shetland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and USA, the String Sisters encompass a world of fiddling. Catriona Macdonald, Liz Carroll, Liz Doherty, Liz Knowles, Annbjørg Lien, and Emma Härdelin explore their regional musical traditions together with David Milligan (piano), Conrad Ivitsky (double bass), James Mackintosh (drums), and Tore Bruvoll (guitar). Visiting from Ireland is...
TunefulTimes

Tuneful Times

Visit this beautiful coast tonight for an outstanding evening of music and dancing. Liz and Kieran from Open the Door for Three feel right at home in Belle Cote, as they have been regular visitors most summers for many years. Their visits have led to some famous house parties, and Liz and Kieran got to know Shelly and Allan, a...
TunesAcrosstheStrait

Tunes Across the Strait

Celebrating the rich cultural history of the beautiful village of Chéticamp on the west coast, we have lots of connections in this show. It’s always a pleasure to welcome multiple award winning singer songwriter Ronald Bourgeois back to his hometown. A past Artist in Residence at Celtic Colours, Ronald is widely recognized as one of Acadie’s primary artists, performing extensively...
WaveOverWave

Wave Over Wave

L’Ardoise lies along the rugged and beautiful southwestern Acadian coast. It’s a twisty drive but there’s an ocean view around every turn. So take your time, and enjoy the drive. Once you get there you’ll be in no hurry to go anywhere with this bunch. Jim Payne & Fergus O’Byrne will be singing rousing sea shanties and work songs, poignant...
WayUpDownNorth

Way Up Down North

Only in Cape Breton do you go “down north” to get up to Aspy Bay on the north east coast of the island. Newfoundland lies right across the water and tonight there’ll be some great music with Newfoundlanders Jim Payne & Fergus O’Byrne. Fiddler Paul Cranford tended a lighthouse off this coast, while composing, collecting and playing tunes for more...
WellMeetinInverness

We’ll Meet in Inverness

There's a reason Inverness County is named after the town located along the musical coast. It's a meeting place up and down the county, and quickly becoming famous for its striking golf courses. But today’s meeting is all about the music, and what better place to get together for an afternoon of tunes, steps and songs than the beautiful St....
WhycocomaghGathering

Whycocomagh Gathering

What an incredible gathering in Whycocomagh tonight! The String Sisters, with their full band making the group ten in all, have been on our wish list at Celtic Colours for many years so we’re delighted that they are finally here. And this will be our first chance to see a solo set by amazing hardanger fiddle player Annbjørg Lien from...
WilfredsLegacyATributetoWilfredProsper

Wilfred’s Legacy: A Tribute to Wilfred Prosper

Wilfred Prosper's early life in Potlotek, Cape Breton, was surrounded by music. Young Wilfred first learned to play the guitar, but at the age of sixteen he took up the fiddle, through the influence of Mi'kmaq fiddler Simon Cremo. Wilfred became an accomplished fiddler, winning many awards throughout his lifetime. He frequently played with the well-known Eskasoni fiddler Lee Cremo....