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January 26, 2015

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.”

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January 11, 2015


A celebration of hockey is coming to Halifax!  Save the date… Thursday, February 12.  Artists Include: Barra MacNeils, Buck 65, Corb Lund, Rich Aucoin, Miranda Mulholland, The Dave Bidini Band, and a Special Live Performance by NHL® All Star and Best Selling Author, Theo Fleury! Hosted by Ron MacLean and other Scotiabank Hockey Day In Canada […]

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January 7, 2015

A Celtic Celebration at Chevalier

Celebrate Chevalier Theatre’s 75th anniversary with an evening of traditional Cape Breton Island music by Canada’s Celtic ambassadors. Presented by the City of Medford, Friends of Chevalier Auditorium & Gene Mack Gym, Chevalier Theatre Organ Society, Chevalier Auditorium Commission, and Canadian American Club of Massachusetts  

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December 5, 2014

Christmas at Orillia Opera House

“The response to the shows has been wonderful,” Stewart MacNeil says in advance of a Dec 3 performance at the Orillia Opera House. “A lot of people say the show gets them in the mood for the season.”

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At the Orillia Opera House Wednesday evening

Like the classic ballet The Nutcracker, a Nova Scotia singing family has become a Christmas tradition across Canada.

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Celtic Christmas tunes take Lindsay stage

With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights and sounds of Christmas. A treasure of the East Coast, rich with tradition and unmatched in ensemble performance, the recording on which this tour is based is considered one of the best five Christmas albums of all time.

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November 30, 2014

Barra MacNeils will be appearing at Toronto’s Massey Hall

The Cape Breton siblings have been performing in Canada, the United States and Europe for decades entertaining audiences with their special Celtic spirit.

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November 14, 2014

Cover story in Cashbox magazine

A feature article on the home page of Cashbox online magazine.

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November 5, 2014

Cape Breton’s Barra MacNeils prepare to launch their most extensive national Christmas tour ever

The Barra MacNeils are busy preparing for the group’s most extensive national Christmas tour ever! Beginning Nov. 14 on the West coast, it slowly winds its way across the country, including a headlining show on Dec. 13 at the legendary Massey Hall!

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