Midland MirrorBy Frank Matys
MIDLAND – As traditions go, the Barra MacNeils’ annual East Coast Christmas Tour is as much a part of the holiday season as mistletoe and eggnog.
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“We get people now who say, ‘I started coming to see you guys when I was a kid,’ and now they’re grown up with kids of their own,” band member Stewart MacNeil said in advance of a Dec. 9 performance at the Midland Cultural Centre.
MacNeil was speaking from the group’s tour bus as it made its way east from British Columbia, the first leg of a cross-country tour that wraps up in Halifax, N.S., in late December.
“The response has been really great,” he said of the initial shows. “The audiences have been warm and we’ve been catching up with some old friends along the way and picking up some new ones, too.” Read the whole article here: http://www.simcoe.com/whatson-story/6157446-barra-macneils-coast-to-coast-tour-stopping-in-midland-dec-9/