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Concert at the Living Arts Centre
WireSlogo, 11/15/2015, Mississauga, ON

Mississauga Festival Choir (MFC), the largest and most spirited community choir in Mississauga, is proud to present A Celtic Christmas featuring The Barra MacNeils in a program of traditional and Celtic holiday favourites. The concert takes place at Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre on December 5, 2015 at 8 p.m. The evening will include new and old Christmas favourites and a world premiere choral composition from MFC, along with seasonal stories, step dancing and fiddling from special guests the Barra MacNeils, Canada’s Celtic Ambassadors.

Single tickets can be purchased here or purchase a season subscription to receive 20% off the best seats in the house.

Read the whole article here: / Celtic Christmas comes to Kelowna

castanet As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture and history. Their numerous critically acclaimed recordings have included their own original songs as well as tried and true standards, both instrumental and vocal, some of which have achieved the coveted Gold record status in Canada.

Kelowna Daily Courier / November 11, 2015


The Daily Courier…“We try to add new material and new twists to the show all the time to keep it fresh,” said MacNeil. “We all have ideas from time to time and we try things out to see if they work or fit.”
And that’s why a Barra MacNeils live concert experience brings so much more to the stage than other live acts. It includes multiple lead vocalists, beautiful sibling harmonies, top drawer instrumental prowess on a wide variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion and wind instruments, as well as comedy, dancing and storytelling