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The Barra MacNeils bring their popular seasonal show to Charlottetown

One of the most beloved shows on the seasonal circuit, comes to the Confederation Centre on Tuesday December 6. The Barra MacNeils – widely regarded as one of the greatest live acts in the Celtic world – will perform one night in the Homburg Theatre at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Thursday November 17.

The Barras Christmas show features a highly entertaining night of traditional seasonal fare mixed with entertaining stories and new musical twists, stamped with their lush harmonies and intricate instrumental stylings. The show has been touring nationally for years to sold-out houses across the country but it has been a while since the group has been able to bring the show to PEI and the Barras are delighted to be able to do so this year.

The six MacNeil siblings, hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, have been touring the world for more than 20 years. Recently, they closed the Celtic Colours Festival in Cape Breton with several special guests in a sold-out concert in Sydney. The closing concert culminated a week of studio recordings which took place during the festival with a special guest on each track. These recordings will be released as a new studio project CD prior to next summer.

This spring, they performed in Toronto with the Toronto Symphony and subsequently, recorded two live concerts at Halifax’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium with Symphony Nova Scotia. The resulting live recording will also be available early in the new year.

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are available from Thursday November 17 at
Confederation Centre Box Office
By Phone: 1-800-565-0278 or at 902-566-1267 or
On-line: www.charlottetownfestival.com