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“On the Bright Side” fall east coast dates

The Barra MacNeils are bring their new music to the Maritimes this fall! 
Hear old favourites and new songs from their latest studio album, “On the Bright Side”. 

*Sydney tickets will be available at a later date. Stay tuned

 

 

Review – The Barra MacNeils

“For over 30 years, The Barra MacNeils have been travelling and spreading their music throughout the world. With the recent release of On The Bright Side, an upbeat album with catchy tunes and a little something for everyone, they’ll embark on tour in August and throughout the fall…”
“Dubbed as Canada’s Celtic ambassadors, The Barra MacNeils are sure to entertain both young and old with their eclectic array of music. Definitely check them out if they are in your area!”

Dan MacDonald: Barra MacNeils haven’t lost their touch

Top-notch entertainment can be found this summer on various Cape Breton stages
The Barra MacNeils have been at it for more than three decades and even after all that time, they are still a popular and in-demand group considered one of the best Celtic concert bands on the circuit.
Celebrating that fact, the Sydney Mines family recently released a new CD, “On The Bright Side.” Recorded and mixed by Jamie Foulds at Sydney’s Soundpark Studios, the 10-cut project highlights their traditional roots but pushes the edges with some new material.
This is a wonderful recording, from the opening notes of the lively “Welcome to Boston” through to the swinging finish with the “Saratoga Set.”