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QuinnBachandQuinn Bachand

With diverse musical talents and a bottomless pool of creativity, Quinn Bachand plays a range of styles that includes jazz and bluegrass, but it is his skill with Celtic music that is drawing the most attention to this young multi-instrumentalist. His virtuosic playing is more than eye-catching fret-board fireworks. A gifted and creative guitar player, Quinn adds a contemporary edge to traditional Celtic music. His unique harmonies, hard-driving strumming, inventive chord voicing and powerful rhythmic effects make even the most well-worn tunes seem new and exciting. An in-demand sideman, Quinn has also toured with fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster.

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SabraMacGillivrayCelticTouchDancersSabra MacGillivray & Celtic Touch Dancers

Sabra is a champion highland dancer, a stellar step dancer and a musician who has performed and taught across Canada, the United States, Australia, Scotland, and Ireland. The 5-time provincial champion highland dancer, 10-time representative for Nova Scotia at the Canadian Highland Dancing Championships, and 8th overall in the World Highland Dancing Championships in Scotland, is founder, director and choreographer of the Celtic Touch Dancers, a lively group of award-winning highland and step dancers. Sabra’s choreographies have garnered them top placings at the provincial and national level.

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See Related: Cape Breton artists, Dance, Stepdance, Youth

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