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  • KitchenFest

    KitchenFest

    Location: Gaelic College, St. Ann's

    Date: June 28 - July 6

    KitchenFest 2019

    KitchenFest 2019.  – June 28th to July 6th

    KICHENFEST 2019 


    The island-wide traditional music festival is back for year 6 as Colaisde na Gàidhlig | the Gaelic College presents KitchenFest! Féis a’ Chidsin!, happening June 28 to July 7, 2019. The annual celebration of Cape Breton-based Gaelic music, gives locals and visitors alike up-close-and personal insight into this distinct and vibrant living culture, bringing the kitchen-ceilidh feel to the forefront. Bigger and better than ever, the festival has now grown to 10 days and will be held in 38 venues. Plans include over 100 events with more than 200 performers from the local area and Atlantic region. Each of the over 80 live performances will feature a Gaelic-speaking host or hostess and happen across the island. Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and hospitality — consider this your official invitation to Cape Breton’s biggest kitchen céilidh!

    2019 KitchenFest  Schedule of Shows
    2019 Artists

  • Lobster Roll Luncheon

    Lobster Roll Luncheon

    Location: St. Ann's Bay United Church Tea Room, Indian Brook

    Date: June 29

    Lobster Roll luncheon at St. Ann's Bay United Church Team Room beginning at 11:00 am. until sold out. Lobster Roll -$15.00 , Strawberry Short Cake and Hotdogs.

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 9

    Tuesday July 9 - The Quilly Family Band - Traditional music
    played by siblings on fiddle, piano, Irish pipes, accordion
    and more.
    
    At the St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 12

    Friday July 12 - Colin Grant & Jason MacDonald
    - Cape Breton fiddle, guitar and vocals.
    At the St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 16

    Tuesday July 16 - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee
    - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 19

    Friday July 19 - Dwayne Cote & Doug MacPhee
    - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 23

    Tuesday July 23 - Lucy MacNeil (of the Barra MacNeils) with
    Rob Durando - Cape Breton fiddle, guitar, harp and songs.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 26

    Friday July 26 - Joe MacMaster & Leanne Aucoin
    - Cape Breton fiddles, pipes and piano.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: July 30

    Friday July 26 - Joe MacMaster & Leanne Aucoin
    - Cape Breton fiddles, pipes and piano. 
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church 46715 Cabot Trail,
    Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs Tuesday and Friday Evenings
    7:30 PM July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 2

    Friday Aug. 2 - Joella Foulds & Linda Maxwell - Traditional
    and original songs with piano and guitar.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 6

    Tuesday Aug. 6 - Kolten MacDonnel, Brenda Stubbert & Mario
    Colosimo - fiddles, piano, guitar, vocals and step-dancing.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 9

    Friday Aug. 9 - Kyle & Sheamus MacNeil - Two of the Barra
    MacNeils - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 13

    Tuesday Aug. 13 - Andrea Beaton & Joel Chiasson
    - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 16

    Friday Aug. 16 - Brenda Stubbert & Allie Bennett
    - Cape Breton fiddles, piano, guitar and vocals.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

  • Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling

    Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling

    Location: Gaelic College, St. Ann's

    Date: August 17 - August 18

    Join us for our 46th year for the Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling in 2019 August 17th & 18th.  The festival will be held on the beautiful grounds of the Gaelic College, St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

    There will be seminars, ceilidhs, square dances, and concerts during the two-day extravaganza and the events will culminate in a finale concert on Sunday featuring the best of local, national, and international talent. There will be individual fiddling, group fiddling, singing, dancing, piping, and various other genres on stage

     

    Admission Details: 

    Saturday, August 17th :
    Ceilidh/Square Dance: $5 per person.  7:00 pm. - 9:00 pm.

    Sunday, August 18th:
    Finale Concert: $15 per person; children 12 and under are admitted free of charge.  2:00 pm. - 7:00 pm.

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 20

    Tuesday Aug. 20 - Boyd & Stewart MacNeil
    - Two of the Barra MacNeils - Cape Breton fiddle, accordion,
    flute, whistles, piano, mando-cello, guitar and vocals.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 23

    Friday Aug. 23 -Howie MacDonald & Hilda Chiasson
    - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 27

    Tuesday Aug. 27 - Tracey & Michael Cavanaugh
    - guitar, fiddle and vocals.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: August 30

    Friday Aug. 30 - Dwayne Cote & Doug MacPhee
    - Cape Breton fiddle and piano.
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: September 6

    Fri. Sept. 6 - Chrissy Crowley & Mario Colosimo
    - Cape Breton fiddle, piano, guitar and vocals.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Celtic Tearoom Ceilidhs

    Location: 46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook

    Date: September 13

    Friday Sept. 13 - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis
    - Cape Breton fiddle, guitar and vocals.
    
    At The St. Ann's Bay United Church
    46715 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook
    Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs
    Tuesday and Friday Evenings 7:30 PM
    July through mid-September 2019
    admission $10 (children under 12 - $5)

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    Cabot Trail Writers Festival

    Location: Gaelic College, St. Ann's

    Date: October 4 - October 6

    Over the weekend attend readings, author interviews and panels, book club sessions, writing workshops, musical performances, and more, all of which unfolds in the halls and hills of the Gaelic College. More info coming in the future.

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