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The Barra MacNeils in Massachusetts

bostonirishbannersmallAn article by Sean Smith, special to the BIR, February 5, 2015

Legendary Celtic music performers The Barra MacNeils, who have traveled far and wide for nearly three decades to present music from their native Cape Breton, as well as Ireland and Scotland, will journey next month to Greater Boston, where they will present a concert on March 7 at 7 p.m. in the historic Chevalier Theatre in Medford

….Now the Chevalier will add another chapter to its distinguished history by serving as a venue for the Barra MacNeils, whose performances are noted for featuring multiple lead vocalists, songs in English and Gaelic, entrancing harmonies, numerous acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments, and step dancing…   Read more at: http://www.bostonirish.com/arts/barra-macneils-are-coming

Mount Allison’s 175th Kitchen Party features top Maritime musicians

“We are excited to host what will be Mount Allison’s biggest anniversary party to date,” says Mount Allison’s director of alumni Carolle de Ste Croix. “Our concert line-up — all Mount Allison graduates — is stellar and we’re looking forward to celebrating with them and the wider community with a kitchen party like no other.”